Are you still looking for Mr. or Mrs. Right?
Do you wish your relationship was just a little more intimate?
Does the very thought of sending a gift to someone you really like,
but just started seeing, wig you out?
your answer is "yes" to any of these questions, then why
not create your own Valentine's Day card?
and flowers are nice but nothing says February 14 better than a
good, old-fashioned Valentine's Day card. There's just something
special about getting the mail, opening up that envelope, and getting
a lovey dovey Valentines card from someone you love. Think about
it: Do you know anyone who doesn't like receiving a Valentines card?
You can't come up with anyone, can you? That's because everyone
loves a Valentines card! They're fun, friendly, and financially
speaking, rather cost effective, too.
store bought cards are great, but if you're really trying to impress
your sweetheart, isn't it about time you made your own Valentines
card? Remember: You used to make lots of Valentines cards from
Kindergarten through fifth grade. Hey, we're not asking you to be
a Mr. or Mrs. Hallmark. We're talking one card. But, you do have
to have a little bit of Martha Stewart in you to complete this project.
So, if you're ready to make your sweetheart's heart pitter patter,
STUFF YOU'LL NEED:
One sheet of 8-1/2" x 11" 24 lb. white text paper (or
One sheet of 8-1/2" x 11" 65 lb. red cover paper.
Paste or glue (Elmer's, etc.).
Photo of you and/or your beloved (black & white may look cooler
SIMPLE STEPS TO MAKING A VALENTINE'S DAY CARD:
Paper Play Project is vintage Valentine's: Classic colors & shapes
plus a nice personalized touch with a photograph...
Fold the white piece of paper into quarters.
Cut out different shapes like hearts, diamonds, and triangles
along the folded edges.
Cut out decorative wavy edges along the other two sides.
Fold the paper two more times and make additional design cut outs.
Unfold the paper and prick holes around the designs using the
Paste the white paper onto the red paper.
Paste the photo in the middle of the card. Take a bow, you've
just created your very own Valentine's Day card!