'You Make My Heart Pop' Valentine Card

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Use a lollipop as the focus point of a Valentine's card. Dress up the lollipop and add a heart that "pops" to make sure that your Cupid knows that he is the centre of your universe.

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: one card


  • 11 x 5.4 inch rectangle cut from 12" x 12" red scrapbook cardstock
  • 4.6 x 4.6 inch square cut from a sheet of ordinary white printer paper
  • red flat-sided lollipop
  • 4 x 3 inch rectangle cut from white embossed net fabric
  • A6 size (4.1 x 5.8 in) piece cut from a white glitter foam sheet
  • blonde synthetic doll hair
  • pair of 5mm wiggle eyes
  • small piece of left-over red cardstock
  • 15mm wide black self-adhesive decorative lace tape
  • Pilot silver marker pen
  • 2.1 inch high heart-shaped cookie cutter
  • heart-shaped paper punch
  • needle and white thread
  • quick-drying craft glue (such as Bostik Clear)
  • clear sellotape
  • standard scissors
  • pencil
  • ruler


  1. Use the silver pen to draw squiggles all over the piece of white printer paper.
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  3. Score the red cardstock to create a card sized 5.4" x 5.4". With the fold at the top, centre and attach the piece of white printer paper to the front of the card.
  4. Fold the cellophane around the lollipop towards the back of the lollipop and use sellotape to secure.
  5. Centre and glue the lollipop to the front of the card.
  6. Thread one of the longer sides of the embossed net fabric with a tacking stitch, gather the frills together and glue the dress in place.
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  8. Use the cookie cutter to trace a heart onto the piece cut from the white glitter foam sheet, cut it out and glue it in place. Punch a heart from the left-over red cardstock and glue it on the white glitter foam heart to add the heart that "pops."
  9. Add hair, wiggle eyes, and a mouth cut from the left-over red cardstock. Make a frame with the decorative lace tape and cut off any protruding edges.
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