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DIY Valentine Card

Do It Yourself Valentine Card

DIY Valentine Card

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Do It Yourself Valentine Card

DIY Valentine Card

Dorthy is back with a fabulous card that can be easily made into a Valentine’s card, a Wedding Card, an Anniversary Card, or to say ‘I Love You’ any time of the year.

This craft comes together quick, is inexpensive and uses supplies on hand.

A personalized way to say that you care.


Supplies and directions are listed below in an easy to print form, but here is a tutorial to help you with your project:

Cut out the paper pieces as instructed.DIY Valentine Card 1Trace the heart from the pattern below onto your choice of patterned paper.DIY Wedding Card 2Fold the 4×11″ cardstock in half.

Center and glue the 3.5×5″ printed paper on the front of the card.

Glue the .5×4″ red cardstock, 2 inches from the bottom.

NOTE: Use care to ONLY glue the very sides of the band to the card.DIY Wedding Card 3Glue the jewels on the edges of the band or brads.DIY Wedding Card 4


With a small (not the regular size) hole punch make an opening in the top of the pattern.DIY Wedding Card 5Fold the ribbon in half and push the folded edge from the back to the front.DIY Wedding Card 6Slide the heart through the band and glue the heart into place.DIY Wedding Card 7EASY, economical and personalized.  

Thank you Dorthy for sharing with us this very versatile card!

Here are the complete instructions, including the heart to trace:scan

Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2014

Recognize a blessing and be a blessing today.




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9 Comments

  1. Deanna says:

    How cute! Love how fancy it looks and that it is still easy!

  2. Barb says:

    So fun to see your cute Valentine’s card. I get excited about when people like to give and send cards at any time of the year. Visiting via ‘FamilyFunFriday” linkup from over at http://www.ritewhileucan.com where I gush over all things paper and the lost art of letter writing.

  3. its so cute! Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog hop. Big Hugs ♥

  4. Crystelle says:

    Oh, it’s so fun to see a heart-card! The ribbon is my favorite touch…..:)
    hugs x, Crystelle
    Crystelle Boutique

  5. renee says:

    Oh this is so cute…

  6. Betty Taylor says:

    Beautiful card. Wonderful instructions. Thanks for sharing with us at the Four Seasons Blog Hop. I am pinning this to my Valentine’s board.

  7. Diane Roark says:

    Carrie,

    I love the ribbon and how the cute heart slips into the card. Precious and creative as usual!
    Blessings,
    Diane Roark

  8. I love homemade cards, CArrie!! So much more meaningful than anything store bought!!

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