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DIY Valentine’s Day Heart Magnets

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Love is in the air and that means there’s nothing but pink and hearts and chocolate all over Pinterest and social media! I guess I’ll hop on board and share a fun and easy DIY project that you will love for Valentine’s Day! These DIY Valentine’s Day Heart Magnets make a cute little gift and are perfect for teachers and classmates as Valentine’s!

DIY Valentine's Day Heart Magnets

DIY Valentine's Day Heart Magnets

Active Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours

Make your own DIY Valentine's Day Magnets


  • 1 Cup baking soda
  • 1/2 Cup cornstarch
  • 1 Tablespoon salt
  • 3/4 Cup water
  • Purple and pink gel food coloring
  • Heart cookie cooker press
  • Magnets
  • E6000 glue


    1. Mix your baking soda, cornstarch, salt and water in a small mixing bowl
    2. Pour mixture into a small sauce pan and cook stovetop on medium heat for 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly with a spatula until your mixtures starts forming into dough
    3. Take dough out of pan and divide it in half, add pink food coloring to one half and purple to the other, mix well
    4. Once your dough isn't piping hot, roll it out onto a piece of parchment paper
    5. Use your cookie cutters to cut out hearts, if you have the heart cookie cutter press, press down to make your design
    6. Place your hearts on a parchment paper lined baking pan
    7. Cook on 175 degrees, for 1-1/2 hours, turning half way through
    8. Let your hearts cool
    9. Now following the instructions on the back of your e6000 glue, glue your magnets onto the back of your hearts (I tried hot glue and it didn't work as well)

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