One way to decorate a shoebox for Valentine's Day is to turn it into a mailbox to hold cards. Cover the lid and the main portion of the shoebox with construction paper separately, so that the lid can be removed later. Cut a horizontal slit on the short side of the main portion of the box. Decorate the box with pictures, letters and words cut from old magazines.Know More
Another way to decorate a shoebox is to use masking tape to secure the lid to the box.
Use a ruler as a guide to cut a large enough slit in the lid to reach in and retrieve the Valentines.
Cut pieces of patterned wallpaper into strips, and cut out other attractive pictures, such as flowers or hearts, to use as decoration for the box.
Attach the strips of wallpaper to the box in a striped pattern with Mod Podge or another sealer. Use the extra pictures to accent the stripes on the box.
Allow the box to dry completely, and use large white letter stickers to label the box.
Use Mod Podge to secure a piece of curled ribbon to a piece of floral wire. Add a hole to each side of the box and attach the wire through the holes to form a handle.
Tape pieces of curled ribbon to the edges of the box and to the area around the handle's holes. Apply an additional coat of Mod Podge to the box, and allow it to dry.
Sugar skulls are used during the Day of the Dead to represent those who have died. The Day of the Dead, known as Dia de los Muertos in Spanish, is celebrated on November 1. During this time, sugar skulls, which are known as "calavera" in Spanish, are painted in bright colors and placed on display.Full Answer >
The Amish celebrate Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, Pentecost, Whit Monday (the day after Pentecost), Ascension Day, Saint Michael's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, the day after Christmas and New Year's Day. Most holidays celebrated by the Amish are religious holidays, and the Amish typically do not celebrate other United States public holidays. The holidays are used as a time to fast and focus on the scriptures related to the holiday.Full Answer >
Holidays that are celebrated in Argentina include New Year's Day, Carnival, Shrove Tuesday, Memorial Day, Day of the Veterans, Good Friday, May Day, National Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, San Martin Day, Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity, National Sovereignty Day, Feast of the Immaculate Conception and Christmas. There are also bridge days in case the immovable date of a holiday falls in the middle of the week.Full Answer >
Ways to say thank you on Veterans Day include sending a card or e-card thanking the veteran for serving or going to a Veterans Day event. Those that don't know a veteran can send a Veterans Day card to a military base or hospital.Full Answer >