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Nothing irks us more than a child hopped up on sugar right before dinner time. It tends to happen a few times a year: Halloween, Christmas, and Valentine's Day. Help thwart the teacher's nightmare with this super simple DIY keepsake.

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Chelsea of The Sweetest Occasion came up with an ingenious idea. Instead of candy, this year give a handcrafted clay heart, each with a personalized message. Chelsea used Fimo and a stamp set purchased at Staples. Regular potter's clay will also get the job done. Lovely, no?

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