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I’m a card giver.  I’ve been know to send thank you cards, thanking people for their thank you cards to me! So it’s a given that I make Valentines DIY cards.

Valentines DIY Cards

Before I go any further, I need to let you know that I’m an independent Stampin’ Up! demonstrator.  I’m a bit prejudice when it comes to certain craft supplies.

We have a fabulous line up of great products for all occasions, year round including items to make your Valentines DIY cards.

So, on to my cards.  I’ve been really busy, so I needed some cards that could be put together in a flash.

Valentines Card 2
Valentines Card using Stampin’ Up! Products

I think that this one is perfect for my friends who are into social media who love to celebrate with a Valentines DIY!

Not your typical Valentines Day colors, but I like them.  Basic Black, Crisp Cantaloupe, Calypso Coral and the new Stacked With Love Designer Series Paper Pack.

For a more traditional look.

Valentines Card 1
Valentines Cards using Stampin’ UP! Products

Isn’t it cute!  I used the new Bow Builder Punch.  It’s so much fun.

To make the First card, I cut a piece of 8 1/2 x 11 Card stock in half, on the long side.  Then I score it at 4 1/4.

I cut “mats” from Crisp Cantaloupe, Calypso Coral, and Stacked With Love Designers Series Paper . I layered them one on top of the other, with a small accent strip from the same set.  I stamped the sentiment on a scrap piece of card stock and then punched it out with the Note Tag Punch.

For a touch of blink, I took a Rhinestone Basic Jewels Embellishment and sponged it with the same ink pad I used for the sentiment.

For the smaller card, I took a sheet from the Stacked With Love Designer Series Paper pad, and scored it in half. I made the bow and attached it with Glue Dots.

It only took me about 5 minutes to make them both.

You certainly don’t have to use Stampin’ Up! products – use what you have on hand along with a bit of imagination.

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Large Card

Basic Black Card Stock 5 1/12″ x 8 1/2″ Scored on long side at 4 1/4″

Mat Calypso Coral Card Stock 5 1/4″ x 4″

Mat Crisp Cantaloupe Card Stock 5″ x 3 3/4″

Stacked With Love Designer Series Paper 4 3/4″ x 3 1/2″

Strip of accent paper from Stacked With Love Designer Series Paper 3 1/2″ x 1/4″

Twitterpated sentiment from You Plus Me Stamp Set

Crisp Cantaloupe Stamp Pad

Calypso Coral Stamp Pad

Not Tag Punch

Rhinestone Jewel Embellishment

Snail Adhesive

Small Card

Stacked With Love Designer Series Paper scored on long side at 3 1/3″

Whisper White Card Stock

Bow Builder Punch

If you’re looking for other ideas to make your Valentine’s Day a little bit more special, I’m sharing a few ideas from my favorite bloggers.

 

Valentines DIY Cards #CreativeHop

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83 thoughts on “Valentines DIY Cards #CreativeHop

  1. I love making homemade Valentine’s Cards. There are some really nice things that I can make for Valentine’s day on this post. I will have to check out some of them!

  2. I love your cards! Giving a special card, or receiving one, makes it much more meaningful just thinking that someone took their time to create it!

  3. So cute! My husband and I don’t really celebrate Valentine’s Day, but if we did I’d definitely have a go at one of those cards.

  4. I made cards with my grandkids at Christmas time, but I am glad I did not have to send them in the mail. They were heavy!! I think my daughter really appreciated the cards, so we will try again at Valetine’s Day. Thank for sharing your ideas.
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  5. Your cards are so pretty. While I love the traditional Valentine’s Day card colors, I also love the cantalope, black and other shades of orange. Thanks for sharing your ideas and the how-to’s.

  6. I love giving and receiving handmade gifts! Especially for holidays like Valentine’s Day that can be very personal!

  7. This is a great idea. Cards can be so expensive. This would be a good project for me to work on. Thank you for sharing

  8. I have always wanted to make my own cards. Your Valentines Day Cards are adorable~ I pinned your instructions so I can go back later and try my hand at making cards. Thankyou so much for Sharing

  9. Thanks so much for sharing your cards with all of us! They are really cute! Long time ago, I used to make cards for everyone and as the older I got, the more things happened, making things homemade just got pushed to the back burner. I really love homemade cards. It’s always special when you make someone a card. The feeling is so much more special! Thanks again, for sharing! I think your cards are adorable! Michele 🙂

  10. Oh these are lovely. I’m old school age and well just old school in thinking and I too love to send greeting cards. No one does snail mail old school in cards anymore. I lover to collect vintage cards and send them out but not before I #DIY them in some creative way in a gift made etc. I’ve never stamped them before or got into stamping etc. But this post sure inspires one to try it out. Thank you great post enjoyed

  11. I have never tried this before. These cards are so cute. I will have to check this out. Thank you so much for sharing

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