22 Sweet DIY Cards to Send Your Valentine
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22 Sweet DIY Cards to Send Your Valentine

With e-cards, tweets and emails swiftly taking over the art of letter and card writing, what’s a crafter to do when Valentine’s Day rolls around? Well, you could go out and purchase a silly or snarky card at your local drugstore. Or, you could design, decorate and write your very own Valentines. Whether you’re sending these to family members, loved ones or a special someone you secretly admire, these 22 DIY V-Day cards are sure to set some hearts a-flutter.

1. Pop-up Heart: This easy pop-up card is endlessly customizable. Make one for all the people you love in your life. (via Oh Joy!)

2. Simple Heart: Ladies, grab your favorite glittery paper, ’cause this DIY is just begging for some sparkle. We could also see these adorable tiny hearts serving well as seat markers for a galentine’s dinner. (via She’s Called Claire)

3. Geometric Heart Cards: A mix of gold card stock and some brightly colored paper will add some nice pops of color and sparkle to these futuristic cards. (via North Story)

4. Celery Heart Print: Did you know that a perfect heart stamp is secretly hiding in your kitchen? Use a celery stalk to get these cute heart-filled cards. P.S. This is a super fun craft to do with the kiddos. (via The Merrythought)

5. Flirty Florals: Create your own conversation hearts with this floral backdrop. It’s a more sophisticated take on the classic Valentine’s treat. (via Camille Styles)

6. Banana Valentine: We can’t resist a pun as good as this one. Here’s to hoping your Valentine will feel the same. Leave it for them in the fruit bowl for a sweet morning surprise. (via The Sweetest Occasion)

7. Ombre Heart Card: Use our favorite free crafting tool (paint chips!) to cut out hearts for this minimalist card. (via Sarah Hearts)

8. Color Their World: Looking for a little gift to give with your card? A heart-shaped crayon is easy to make and is the perfect choice to inspire some creativity. (via Cherished Bliss)

9. Doily Envelope: So you’ve designed a great card but you don’t want to stuff that beautiful creation into a plain white envelope. Never fear, doily is here. (via Design Improvised)

10. Pie Crust Conversation Hearts: What’s better than a hand-written card? One you can eat, of course. You can even write a personalized message with frosting or a food-coloring pen. (via Oh Joy!)

11. DIY Stationery: Not sure where to start with your Valentine making this year? We have four simple DIY ideas that you can whip up in a snap. (via Brit + Co)

12. Wall of Love: If you have a big family, a group of friends coming over or a classroom of sweet students, perhaps a Valentine wall is in order. Not to mention it makes for great decoration. (via Minted)

13. Simple Printed Cards: Snag these printables or design your own. Either way, your Valentine is sure to feel loved when they get a card as pretty as this in the mail. (via Tomkat Studio)

14. Origami Hearts: Show off your paper folding skills with this 3D, geometric-style card. Even better, most origami paper comes in some pretty stunning designs — just the thing you need to make your card stand out from the rest. (via Go Origami)

15. Card Bouquet: Looking to let a teacher know just how much they’ve inspired your kiddo? A pretty bouquet of pink and red flowers all wrapped up with a bow and a simple pink card will definitely do the trick. (via Flax and Twine)

16. State Valentine: If you’ve got a friend who’s homesick or shares a love for your native state, this inspired, glittery card is a definite winner. (via Sarah Hearts)

17. Jar of Hearts: Show your love with these charming Mason-jar-inspired Valentines. The tiny wooden hearts add a lovely finishing touch. (via My So Called Crafty Life)

18. Bike Lover: This pretty printable is an obvious choice for any bike lovers in your life. If you can, tie it to the front of their handlebars to leave them a sweet surprise. (via Faltmanufaktur)

19. Skidamarink: A-dink a-dink. Skiddamarink a-do. I love you. (Now just try getting that song out of your head.) (via Delia Creates)

20. Love Potion: This fun, interactive card is a blast to DIY. With the sparkly pink, white and red sequins, this love potion will definitely enchant your Valentine. (via Mayholic in Crafts)

21. DIY Stencil Card: This unique technique uses a stencil, a toothbrush and plenty of scattered ink to create a funky pattern that’s sure to catch your Valentine’s eye. (via The Postman’s Knock)

22. Wood Veneer Valentine: Get your mixed media on with this project. The hint of wood adds a touch of masculinity that would make this perfect for any guys in your life. (via Sprinkled With Glitter)

Which of these cards are you most excited to DIY? Tell us your favorites in the comments below!