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Valentine’s Day Tussy Mussy

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
Make a sweet Tussy Mussy with Mod Podge and fill with candy for a Valentine’s gift.
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Skill Level: Beginner


Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - White Milk Glass
Item #24887
Use Mod Melts to create custom embellishments for crafting projects that can be decorated with craft paint. Each package contains sixteen 10" long mini melts.


Mod Podge ® Mod Molds - Ornaments
Item #24890
DIY has never been easier or so much fun! Create your own embellishments to paint and attach to projects. Molds are made of durable, easy-to-use silicone. Decorate your projects with Ornaments Mod Molds!


Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.
Item #CS11301
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.


Other Supplies
Papier-mâché cone
Valentine paper
Foam Paintbrush
Paper letters L O V E
Hot glue
velvet ribbon
Silk flowers
Paper flowers


  1. Cut Valentine scrapbook paper to fit around the cone. Remember the point is toward the bottom. Apply Mod Podge Matte to the back of the paper, position onto the cone. Press with your fingers to remove any air bubbles. Top coat the cone with Mod Podge Matte. Allow to dry. 
  2. Create 4 Mod Melt Frames by heating a Mod Melt stick in a high-temp hot glue gun. Squeeze the melt into the frame mold. Allow the melt to cool for 7 min. Remove the melt from the mold. Hot glue the frames over the printed letters L O V E. 
  3. Hot glue ribbon around the neck of the cone. Hot glue ribbon on the inside to create a hanger. Attach flower petals to the inside of the cone. Attach the framed letters and paper flowers to the front of the cone. Fill with candy, small soaps, etc and hang on the door of a loved one. 
TIP: Add clip art, monograms or computer printed words to make it more personalized.
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