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Homemade Valentine's Day Cards

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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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April 6, 20170 found this helpful

You Make My Heart Pop Valentine Card - add hair, eyes, and mouth plus make a frame from decorative lace tape, trim protruding edges

This handmade Valentine will surely delight the recipient, plus it is fun to make as well. This is a guide about "You make my heart pop" Valentine card.

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February 7, 2016

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!

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: one card

Supplies:

  • 11.2 x 5.5 in red cardstock
  • A6 sized ordinary white printer paper
  • 2 white heart-shaped paper doilies sized 5.2" x 5.2"
  • 2 red feathers
  • 18 pearl flat-sided rhinestone flowers
  • 12 small 3D self-adhesive foam squares
  • pair of 5 mm wiggle eyes
  • teaspoonful of sesame seeds
  • flesh colored acrylic paint
  • paintbrush
  • black and red felt-tip pens
  • standard scissors
  • pencil
  • ruler
  • clear-drying craft glue (such as Bostik Clear)
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Steps:

  1. Score the red cardstock to create a card sized 5.5" x 5.5".
  2. With the fold at the top, centre and glue one of the paper doilies to the front of the card.
  3. Draw a circle with a diameter of 1.4" on the piece of white printer paper. Paint the circle with the flesh paint, allow to dry and cut it out.
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  5. From the second doily cut a heart that will be Cupid's body. Unless your doily contains an imbedded heart at the bottom like the one on the doily I used, you will have to cut your own heart with a size of 2.1" x 2.1".
  6. Glue Cupid's face to the card, and the red feathers below the face to add the wings.
  7. Add the 3D foam squares to the back of the smaller heart, and then add this heart to the card.
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  9. Use the rhinestone flowers to decorate Cupid's body.
  10. Use glue and sesame seeds to add Cupid's hair, and glue the wiggle eyes in place.
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  12. Use the black pen to add nostrils and a mouth, and draw heart-shaped cheeks with the red pen. Whoo-hoo! Cupid is ready to spread some love!
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February 9, 20170 found this helpful

So cute, I would save this it is so adorable. Handmade gifts are always more special !

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February 9, 2010

Kitty Valentine Card

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

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February 16, 20170 found this helpful

Pure Love Valentine's Day Card - finished heart card

This homemade Valentine's Day card would be great to make for your significant other. This tutorial will show you how to make a pure love Valentine's Day card.

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January 6, 20170 found this helpful

Valentine in the shape of a shoe sole.

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.

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February 12, 2011

Blue and white heart card.

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.

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December 10, 20160 found this helpful

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 7, 20160 found this helpful

Exploding Box Valentine Card

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.

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January 29, 2013

FInished card.

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

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December 6, 20161 found this helpful

3D Valentine Heart Flower Card

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

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December 6, 20160 found this helpful

tootsie pop butterfly

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.

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December 6, 20160 found this helpful

Polka dot owl Valentine card.

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.

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February 7, 20170 found this helpful

DVD Case Valentine's Day Card

Decorating a discarded DVD and its case is a fun way to make a unique card for Valentine's Day. This is a guide about DVD case Valentine's Day card.

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February 3, 2016

Valentine's Day Card

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.

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January 26, 20170 found this helpful

Abundant Hearts Valentine's Day Card - add self adhesive foam squares to back of beaded heart  and stick to card

Multiple heart motifs and elements make this lovely card sure to please your Valentine. This is a guide about how to make an abundant hearts Valentine's Day card.

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January 9, 20170 found this helpful

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

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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January 19, 2012

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

Hugs and Kisses Valentines Card Step 7

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.

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December 27, 20160 found this helpful

Lollipop Heart Cards - heart shaped cards with lollipops on front

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

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February 11, 2011

Valentine umbrella

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.

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December 7, 20160 found this helpful

finished card

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, 20160 found this helpful

Completed ballerina card, including message.

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.

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December 6, 20160 found this helpful

A Valentine's Day window card with candy hearts.

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.

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December 6, 20160 found this helpful

Crochet edged card.

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.

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December 6, 20160 found this helpful

Heart Pocket Card

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

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December 6, 20160 found this helpful

Puppy Dog Valentine Card

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.

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February 7, 2010

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

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February 10, 2009

Valentine note

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

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January 24, 20060 found this helpful

Brown puppy card.

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).

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February 3, 2009

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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January 28, 2010

Froggy
Valentine Card

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.

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February 12, 2009

Heart Posies

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, 20080 found this helpful

Puppy Love Valentine Cards

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 3, 2009

Valentine's Day Fan Card

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

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February 7, 2013

tic tac toe valentines

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!

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February 4, 2013

Use a heart-shaped cookie cutter and a heart-shaped paper punch to create two stickmen hugging each other for this fun Valentine's card.

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February 7, 2008

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, 2012

Yellow phone.

If you enjoy making cards instead of buying them, here are 3 fun Valentine cards for kids. Children can help make them for their classmates!

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January 20, 2012

Stitched Heart Valentine's Card

Give your sweetie a gift from the heart that won't break the bank this year. This card is easy to make and it's design is only limited by your own creativity.

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Valentine in the shape of a shoe sole.
Making a 'Sole' Mate Valentine
finished card
Making an "I Woof You" Valentine's Day Card
Completed card.
Making a Valentine Heart Card
A Valentine's day card with a heart, mesh, lace and flowers.
Making a Mock Mosaic Valentine's Day Card
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