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Love Band crafts for Valentines Day

This is another cool craft for Valentine's Day. You can also wear them in parties, or special meet like with school friends with school logo on them. Just use your creativity, and you would be having fun in making them again and again.

Love Band

Materials Needed:

  • Salt Dough (The instructions are given here)
  • A piece of card
  • Rolling pin
  • Varnish
  • Biscuit Cutter (optional)
  • Baking Tray
  • Adult Supervision
  • Oven gloves
  • Cooling rack
  • Paintbrush
  • Fine sandpaper
  • Acrylic paints
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Instructions:

Roll out a large piece of salt dough to about 1cm (1/2in) thick. Using a heart shaped biscuit cutter (or you can male an outline and cut it with a kitchen knife) cut out five hearts. Place the hearts on a baking tray lined with parchment paper and bake them in the oven for about four hours at 120degree C/250 degree F/Gas 1/2.

first step to create Love Band for valentines day

Ask an adult to remove the tray from the oven using oven gloves & to transfer the hardened shapes to the cooling rack. When cool, smooth the edges with sandpaper then paint the hearts in lots of bright colors. When dry, apply a coat of varnish.

second step to create Love Band for valentines day

Cut a strip of card 20cmX 5cm (8" X 2"). Check that it will fit easily over your wrist before gluing the ends.

third step to create Love Band for valentines day

Glue the hearts on to the bracelet, holding them in place until the glue sets.

fourth step to create Love Band for valentines day

And your love band is ready to flaunt!

fourth step to create Love Band for valentines day


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