Homemade Valentine's Day Cards

Whether your child needs 30 cards for his entire class or you want to send a few love notes to friends and family, these homemade Valentines are simple and inexpensive to make. This guide is about homemade Valentine's Day cards.
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January 6, 2017 Flag

A shoe insole and some crochet skills are all you need to create this clever Valentine's Day card. This is a guide about making a "sole" mate Valentine.

Valentine in the shape of a shoe sole.

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January 9, 2017 Flag

Give this heart shaped card to your favorite valentine. This is a guide about making a mock mosaic Valentine's day card.

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A Valentine's day card with a heart, mesh, lace and flowers.

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February 9, 2010 Flag

With some fabric scraps, cardstock, and a few other supplies, kids can create these cute kitty Valentine cards in no time at all.

Approximate Time: About 30 minutes

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Cut a piece of white cardstock that measures 4x9 inches, and fold in half.

Cut a 3 inch heart from fabric scrap for cat's face. Cut a smaller heart (about 1 inch) from coordinating fabric for cat's ears. Cut the smaller heart in half vertically.

Apply glue around back edge of large heart and place it upside-down on card. Apply glue to each half of small heart and glue underneath cat's face for ears (refer to photo).

Cut two small circles from craft foam for eyes and glue into place. Using black marker, draw cat's nose and whiskers. Write "I love you" or other personal message below cat's head.

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December 10, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making a Valentine heart card. An easy card project to make for a fun special greeting.

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December 6, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making a 3D Valentine heart flower card. The 3-D flower petals make this card even more charming.

3D Valentine Heart Flower Card

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December 6, 2016 Flag

Tootsie Pops are very versatile when it comes to making a cute seasonal treat. This is a guide about making a Tootsie Pop butterfly Valentine.

tootsie pop butterfly

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December 6, 2016 Flag

This cute owl shaped card with its heart shaped wings is a fun project for your children to make and give on Valentine's Day. This is a guide about making an easy owl Valentine.

Polka dot owl Valentine card.

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December 27, 2016 Flag

A lollipop heart card is a great gift for your sweetheart this Valentines Day. This is a guide about making a lollipop heart card.

Lollipop Heart Cards - heart shaped cards with lollipops on front

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February 7, 2016 Flag

This Valentine's Day, make your sweetheart a card with Cupid as the focus point of the card. As the symbol widely associated with love and affection, this Cupid will make sure that your message of love won't be lost!

finished Cupid card

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December 7, 2016 Flag

Showing your love for people of all ages can be done with a personalized homemade Valentine card. This is a guide about making an "I woof you" Valentine's day card.

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December 7, 2016 Flag

Show your love inexpensively by making a box that explodes into beautiful vintage wrapping paper. This is a guide about making an exploding box Valentine card.

Exploding Box Valentine Card

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December 7, 2016 Flag

A fun project to share a moment in history with someone you love for Valentine's day. This is a guide about making photo Valentines.

Completed ballerina card, including message.

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December 6, 2016 Flag

Convex plastic packaging can be used to create this fun treat filled Valentine's Day card. This is a guide about making a recycled window Valentine card.

A Valentine's Day window card with candy hearts.

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December 6, 2016 Flag

By adding a nice crochet edge you can make a Valentine's Day card more personal and special. This is a guide about making a crocheted edge Valentine card.

Crochet edged card.

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December 6, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making a heart pocket card. A fun way to share a Valentine treat is with a pocket card.

Heart Pocket Card

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December 6, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making a puppy dog Valentine card. Paper heart shapes can be arranged together to create a cute puppy face for a Valentine's card.

Puppy Dog Valentine Card

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February 12, 2011 Flag

Make your own unique Valentine's card to show that special person in your life just how much you care for them. All you need are a few scraps of paper, some wax crayons, and a touch of imagination.

Blue and white heart card.

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February 3, 2016 Flag

Here is a cute, simple, and easy card that you can simply make with things in the house. Simple materials and steps make it easy to create this in a limited time.

Valentine's Day Card

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February 11, 2011 Flag

My staff gets very little recognition. The least little bit of recognition makes them happy. We have a fabulous nursing team and every so often I like to tell them how much they are appreciated for the work they do.

Valentine umbrella

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February 10, 2009 Flag

Make a pretty love note and display it using memo or note holder this Valentine.

Valentine note

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January 29, 2013 Flag

Make this sweet card to give this Valentine's Day.

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January 24, 2006 Flag

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and I have some darling, easy cards to make from just construction paper, craft glue, markers, and googly eyes (optional).

Brown puppy card.

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January 19, 2012 Flag

Hang a glow stick on his car mirror if you can. Have a tape ready in the player so when he starts his car, the song "You Light Up My Life" starts playing.

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January 14, 2012 Flag

Use some marbled pink cardboard, double-sided glitter scrapbook cardboard, and a few odds and ends to make a Valentine's card for your loved one.

Hugs and Kisses Valentines Card Step 7

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February 3, 2009 Flag

I have done this candy card for my husband a few times in 11 years. It is cheap and easy. All you need is a piece of poster board, a marker, and candy bars.

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February 12, 2009 Flag

Need a last minute valentine craft? My year old granddaughter and I made 25 of these for her class in about 90 minutes. We call them Heart Posies.

Heart Posies

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February 5, 2008 Flag

These cute Valentine cards are easy to make and fun to give! Even small children can put them together.

Puppy Love Valentine Cards

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February 7, 2010 Flag

Kids will enjoy making these puppy love Valentines for their classmates.

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February 7, 2008 Flag

When buying cards for Valentine's Day or other special occasions, the really pretty ones with the glitter usually cost more than the ones without glitter. I decided to start purchasing the plain cards and add the glitter myself, using glitter paint.

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February 3, 2009 Flag

This is a cute card kids can make themselves to let the special people in their lives know that they are their "biggest fans".

Valentine's Day Fan Card

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January 28, 2010 Flag

Kids will love creating their own "froggy" Valentine cards. They will "leap" for joy making these cute cards, which require few supplies and a little time.

Froggy
Valentine Card

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February 7, 2013 Flag

What kid doesn't like tic-tac-toe or candy? These Valentine's are so easy to make and are perfect for a school Valentine's day party!

tic tac toe valentines

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