The holidays are always a great time to get crafty! Though we love our printable Valentines, it’s also fun to think outside the box and get creative with our DIY valentines. These paper fortune cookies are simple to craft and so cute for Valentine’s Day.

All you need is some frosted craft paper and adhesive plus your scissors or a cutting machine. You can find our template below at the end of the post along with our step-by-step tutorial.

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These paper fortune cookies are a fun craft for both kids and adults. You could make them with your family for Valentine’s Day. Or get your friends together and craft some for Galentine’s Day. That being said, these fortune cookies would make such pretty little party favors any time of the year — just craft them before a dinner party and add them to each place setting for a fun surprise.

Our new frosted paper melon pack works so perfectly for this Valentine’s craft, but of course you can use whatever paper you have on hand. Once you’re done crafting your paper fortune cookies, you can turn them into valentines by slipping a sweet note inside each of them. Or maybe your kiddos want to write some funny fortunes instead. Whatever you write, this is another way to get creative with your craft! 

If you make these paper fortune cookies, let us know what you think! As always, you can email craft pictures to us at hello@liagriffith.com or tag your pictures on Instagram or Facebook with #madewithlia. Happy Valentine’s Day crafting! ~ Lia and team

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How to Make Paper Fortune Cookies

  1. Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download the template below. 
  2. Cut paper according to the template using scissors or a cutting machine.
  3. Crease paper circle along the score line. Unfold and bring two edges together marked with stars in template.
  4. Overlap the edges slightly allowing the paper to roll.

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For more unique valentines, check out our stuck on you love notes, hedgehog valentines, and heart lacing cards. We also have some ideas for how to bring more craft love into your life this month — and all year long!

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