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Make This Pokemon Eevee Valentine Box Craft with Your Kid!

If your kiddo is like mine, they need this Pokemon Eevee Valentine box in their life. No doubt, this epic Valentines mailbox has a permanent home at our house.

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This Pokemon Eevee Valentine box craft is so perfect for a Valentines party!

Pokemon Eevee Valentine Box

Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we can literally sing the “Gotta Catch ‘Em All” song from Pokemon’s intro. And not 100% because the kiddo sometimes has Ash Catchem’s adventures on constant replay–Pokemon did originally come out when I was a kiddo, so I did dabble on my own when I was a young’un. LOL! So, when she asked if we could make a Pokemon Valentine mailbox, I was down.

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And can I just say that this Eevee Valentine box is so CUTE! Perfectly proportioned (just kidding) and obviously the best interpretation of an imaginary dog-looking thing (riiiight…) that’s ever been made. Also, just FYI–the kid was over the moon with it. And as long as that one is happy, I’m happy. If you’re ready to make a Pokemon Valentine mailbox, let’s get started.

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You’re busy, I get it. Pin this to your favorite kid’s crafts board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready.

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Tips to Make Pokemon Valentine Box Craft

  • First, click here to download the little neck scruff and eyes–all the details you need to give your Eevee life.
  • Second, grab some nesting boxes you’ve got lying around from Christmas or click here to grab the cheapest (money-wise, they still look pretty sturdy) boxes I could find.
  • Next, don’t overthink this. I know, I know, but this isn’t the Mona Lisa here, you’re just making a Pokemon Valentine’s mailbox. So, do your best to paint your box brown, or cover it with kraft paper, whatever is easiest for you, then paste on the decorations. You do not have to be a perfectionist.
  • Cut a hole in the top somewhere. I didn’t get that far before I was so excited to snap pictures, but that’s kind of the point for a Valentine’s mailbox, right?! So, be sure to cut that hole in the top. I’m thinking 1-inch by 3-inches should be adequate.
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How Do I Make this Eevee Valentine Box?

I’m so glad you asked. Below is our written tutorial.

Yield: 1 Too Cute Pokemon Valentine Mailbox

Pokemon Eevee Valentine Box

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When the kiddo asked for a Pokemon Valentine mailbox, I knew we'd be making a Pokemon Eevee Valentine box--but little did I know just how cute it would turn out!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $3

Materials

  • 1 (2 ½ inch) paper mache box with lid
  • 1 (4 inch) paper mache box with lid
  • Brown craft paint
  • Printable Eevee Details

Tools

  • Paint brush
  • Glue stick
  • Black permanent marker or pen

Instructions

  1. Take off the lids and paint the outside of each box and lid with your brown paint.
  2. Allow the boxes to dry completely.
  3. Print the Eevee detail pieces and cut them out.
  4. Glue the front and back of the ears together.
  5. Glue the front and back of the tail together.
  6. Attach the printed details (ears, tail, eyes) with glue to the boxes.
  7. Allow the glue to dry completely.
  8. With the black permanent marker, draw the mouth and nose.
  9. Cut a hole in the top of the larger box about 1-inch tall by 3-inches wide.

Notes

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  • Harry Potter Printable Valentines – If your kiddo is into Pokemon, chances are, they’ll also love some Harry Potter, so make ’em smile with a set of wizarding Valentines!
  • Pokemon Party Bags – If you’re not really digging the idea of a box, maybe a Valentine bag is more your speed? This easy free printable will certainly do the trick!
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Nikki

Saturday 1st of February 2020

Do you print the printables on regular paper or card stock?

Sarah Nenni-Daher

Thursday 6th of February 2020

We did both and I would suggest white card stock because the kids will love playing with them. ;)

Stephenie

Wednesday 22nd of January 2020

The Eevee printable details link actually links to the printable for the Charmander box. :(

Sarah Nenni-Daher

Wednesday 22nd of January 2020

Just updated that link, Stephenie - thank you so much for letting me know.

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