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Make Cards for Valentine's Day
Aunt Annie brings you Valentine's Day card projects that will please
both children and adults. There are cards that are quick and simple
enough to make for giving to an entire class, cards that include pop-ups, and
others that offer the experienced crafter flexibility for creative and
personal touches. Look for the
Kid Friendly tag when selecting cards for children to make, for
Friday Fun tag on projects
designed for group or classroom fun, and the
Card Tutorial tag for adult greeting card crafts!
out the Valentine's Day Crafts
for gifts and party decorations to make, and the sidebar for a
Valentine mailbox idea, super quick and simple Valentines, and
colorful heart ePapers to download.
The card projects range in difficulty from VERY EASY to AVERAGE.
Browse this page for descriptions and illustrations of the
Valentine's Day card projects, then select a card to make and have
some crafting fun!
Serendipity Square Cards
- In this greeting card tutorial, learn how to use leftover scraps of
paper and cardstock to make colorful serendipity squares that can then be
combined in various ways to make beautiful cards. Once you learn how to make serendipity squares, you'll never need
to throw away those small scraps of paper again!
- Learn how to make a special Valentine's Day card with a pop-up
inside. When the card is opened, a heart will spring out! This
simple pop-up is easy enough for children to make and offers enough
flexibility for the creativity of teen and adult crafters. These
pop-ups can also be added to any handmade or commercial card.
- In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make greeting cards with pockets
that can be filled with little pieces of your creative art. They
are also ideal for presents of money or gift cards. These pocket cards are
very versatile; make several in a variety of colors to have on hand to
decorate for any occasion.
Card Tutorial - In this tutorial you'll learn how to
make paper appliqué cards. Basically, these are cards made from cut
paper arranged on the card to mimic the look of cloth appliqués.
There's no end to what can be done with this technique.
Card Tutorial - Learn to make cards using repeats of
small rubber stamps arranged in threes or fours and matted. Once you learn this design concept, it can be used
for repeats of any small object—paper punches, cutouts from decorative paper, stencils, and more.
Easy Valentine Cards
Kid Friendly - Need to make lots of Valentines in a hurry but
still want to show your creative flair? These easy-to-make Valentines are based on
hearts that are cut freehand. After some simple prep work, this project is as easy as fold, cut and glue.
Valentine with Pop-Up
Kid Friendly -
Make a special Valentine's Day card with a pop-up inside. Have you ever
made paper doll chains?
Using that idea, you'll cut a chain of hearts and glue it inside the
Valentine's Day card to make a pop-up that springs outs when the card is opened.
Heart Shaped Cards
Kid Friendly - Make simple and fun Valentine cards in
the shape of a heart or with a heart-shaped top. Most of the cards have a circus theme, and one is especially
designed for giving to your sweetheart.