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Make these easy miniature and dollhouse scale projects for Valentines gifts or decorations. Some are designed for dollhouse displays, others can be used to package chocolates or favors, for weddings or other celebrations as well as Valentines Day.

1. Make Printable Victorian Heart Shaped Boxes

These printable Victorian and Edwardian heart shaped boxes can be made in three dolls house scales.
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These printable heart shaped boxes based on Victorian and Edwardian valentine designs can be made in several dolls house scales. The 1:6 scale boxes (for fashion dolls) make up into a good size for wedding or party favors, or to hold special chocolates.

2. Heart Shaped Boxes in Silver, Pink and Red

Printable miniature heart shaped boxes in a variety of dollhouse scales.
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These Heart Shaped Boxes can be made in several sizes and colors. Like the Victorian Themed boxes above, the larger sizes make great favor boxes for weddings or parties, or to hold or wrap special treasures.

3. Printable Cherub Valentine's Boxes

Collection of printable miniature valentine boxes with cherub designs.
Photo © 2012 Lesley Shepherd
Chubby cherubs feature on the designs of these printable boxes. Use them for chocolates or other valentine's gifts for your doll house residents.

4. Make an Opening 'Chocolate' Box From Polymer Clay

A dolls house scale 'chocolate' heart shaped box made from polymer clay over a metal former.
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Opening boxes are easy to make from polymer clay. This heart shaped chocolate box is made using a silver heart charm as a former. You can also make a heart shape from polymer clay and use that as the base. These make great gift boxes for Valentines jewellery.

5. Make Dolls House Scale Chocolates From Polymer Clay

1:12 scale chocolate box filled with a variety of miniature chocolates all made from polymer clay.
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Of course you could fill any of the printable or polymer clay Valentines boxes with tiny chocolates made from polymer clay. These instructions include chocolate mice and hedgehogs. There are even instructions for making the tiny tissue paper chocolate cases.

6. Collectible Vintage Valentines

Valentine with a cupid in a large heart, set on a backdrop of gold ribbon, azaleas and spider webs.
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The vintage valentine postcards in this gallery can be used as the basis or inspiration for Valentine's cards, scrapbook projects, or printed off in dolls house scale sizes of 1:6, 1:12 or 1:24 from the printable pdf file provided.

7. Make Miniature Paper Roses

Miniature glass vase for a dolls house with an arrangement of pink paper roses.
Photo ©2008 Lesley Shepherd, Licensed to About.com Inc.

Use these easy to make miniature paper roses to decorate special valentines, or to add to a dolls house valentine bouquet.

8. Make Miniature Phalaenopsis Orchids

Dollhouse miniature pink moon or phalaenopsis orchid.
Photo © 2013 Lesley Shepherd

Orchids are popular Valentines as an alternative to roses. These tiny phalaeonopsis or moon orchid plants and flowers can be used to decorate miniature cakes, or be given as unique valentine's gifts to someone who loves the orchids, but has no place to care for them

9. Five Printable Modern Heart Design Papers

Set of coordinating modern heart wallpapers for a dolls house or model shop.
Photo Copyright 2011 Lesley Shepherd

Five printable heart designs with a modern twist. These designs can be printed as co-ordinates for wallpapers, papers for constructing boxes or bags, or printed on fabric or tissue paper for other miniature co-ordinates.

10. Make a Miniature Bouquet

A dolls house gardener delivers a rose bouquet for a miniature wedding.
Photo ©2008 Lesley Shepherd, Licensed to About.com Inc.

These tiny bouquets can be made from all types of scale and miniature flowers, and use the same techniques as full size corsages. They are great for cake and package decorations, or as a special dolls house scale arrangement.

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