Valentine Card Making Recipes

Who doesn't love receiving a handmade Valentine card? It's the ultimate way to show how much you care. We've fallen in love with these Valentine card ideas, which use materials that we find inspiring this season, including twine, rubber stamps, ink pads, hole punches, adhesive pearls and gems to name a few. Happy Valentine's Day!

Love Grows Valentine

Love Grows Valentine

Materials

Recipe Tips

Print message on Mint and cut into banner shape. Use foam squares to adhere hearts into flower shape and accent center with a heart gem sticker.

Large Heart Valentine

Large Heart Valentine

Materials

Recipe Tips:

Stamp and emboss little heart shape before adhering in place using foam squares. Layer and adhere more little heart shapes. Cut a band of Red text weight paper and adhere in place. Trim top and bottom of band with glitter tape. Adhere ribbon bow to center of band.

Glitter Lips Card

Glitter Lips Card

Materials

Recipe Tips

Alternate Glitter Lips Tape and Luxe Glitter Silver Tape on front of card as shown. Punch out tag shape from Fuchsia cover and create 1/8" hole at top for silver cord. Stamp and emboss punched tag shape. Thread cord through hole and tie into a bow. Adhere tag in place using foam squares. Layer and adhere more little heart shapes. Cut a band of Red text weight paper and adhere in place. Trim top and bottom of band with glitter tape. Adhere ribbon bow to center of band.

Jar of Hearts Card

Jar of Hearts Card

Materials

Recipe Tips

Stamp and emboss jar shape before adhering gold heart stickers in place. Tie twine around top of jar before adhering in place using foam squares.

Spectacular Valentine

Spectacular Valentine

Materials

Recipe Tips

Stamp glasses. Carefully cut out the "lenses" using the soft grip knife. Stick coral paper behind glasses using transparent tape before adhering to card using foam squares.

Photo Valentine

Photo Valentine

Materials

Recipe Tips

Layer stamped frame, photo, tape and stickers onto card as desired.

Heart Card Critter Valentines

Heart Card Critter Valentines

Materials

Recipe Tips

Heat set using embossing heat tool.

Be Mine Banner Card

Be Mine Banner Card

Materials

Recipe Tips

Punch out flag shapes before stamping. Using a clothespin to hold shapes, (to avoid burning fingers) heat set stamped images with embossing heat tool to dry ink. Apply lace tape to card and wrap ends of tape strip around card to prevent it from peeling up.

Spectacular Valentine

Spectacular Valentine

Materials

Recipe Tips

Stamp and heat set glasses. Carefully cut out the "lenses" using the soft grip knife. Stick glitter paper behind glasses using transparent tape before adhering to card using foam squares. Print out message and cut ends into banner tails.

Happy Valentine's Day Arrow Card

Happy Valentine's Day Arrow Card

Materials

Recipe Tips

Heat set using embossing heat tool.

Washi Tape & Glitter Hearts Card

Washi Tape & Glitter Hearts Card

Materials

Recipe Tips

Wrap tape around edge of card so it doesn’t peel up. Use Xyron to turn the non-glitter, heart punches into stickers.

Raining Love Card

Raining Love Card

Materials

Recipe Tips

Punch out Peacock circle and cut in half. Position and adhere half of the circle as an umbrella over bear's head. Draw umbrella handle using black pen. Adhere stamped, cloud shaped over hearts with foam squares.Cut a small piece of clover to create grass.

Kids Fox Valentine

Kids Fox Valentine

Materials

Recipe Tips

Stamp and emboss cards and embellish using heart stickers & gems. Punch hole and thread baker's twine through. Adhere glassine envelope to back of card and tuck in candy treat.

Kids Hedgehog Valentine

Kids Hedgehog Valentine

Materials

Recipe Tips

Stamp and emboss cards and embellish using heart stickers & gems. Adhere glassine envelope to back of card and tuck in candy treat.

Bear with Heart on Hang Tag

Bear with Heart on Hang Tag

Materials

Recipe Tips

Cut a 2 inch square from red cover paper. Stamp and emboss square and hangtag. Embellish hangtag using white satin ribbon. Pair with Fuchsia envelope.

Hearts in a Jar Card

Hearts in a Jar Card

Materials

Recipe Tips

Trim Slate flat card to 3 3/4" x 5". Trim Luxe Blush paper to 3" x 3 3/4". Use 1/4" hole punch to punch corners of Luxe Blush card. Stamp jar first and then stamp and emboss one heart at a time.

Happy Valentine's Day Flower Pot

Happy Valentine's Day Flower Pot

Materials

Recipe Tips

Trim Cupcake Sugar Coated 12x12 to 4 1/4" x 6" and Chocolate flat card down to 4" x 5 1/2". Cut out flower pot shape and stamp with message. Use small glue dots to adhere olive leaves ribbon to card and a foam square to stick Seeded Heart in place.

Glittery Happy Valentine

Glittery Happy Valentine

Materials

Recipe Tips

Trim new slate flat card and mount to fuchsia folded card. Using the hearts pattern stamp and VersaMark ink pad stamp 3 times across slate card. Sprinkle with opaque ranger wild plum embossing powder and heat emboss with heat tool. Attach fuchsia glitter ribbon – using tape runner – over bottom of stamped hearts – wrap around card and attach the entire thing to the fuchsia folded card. Punch several hearts in white and fuchsia using multi-heart punch and attach using glue stick. Stamp Happy Valentines Day using VersaMark pad onto scrap fuchsia paper, sprinkle with opaque white embossing powder and heat emboss. Pair with fuchsia envelope.

Hung on You XO

Hung on You XO

Materials

Recipe Tips

Stamp script background with VersaMark pad and sprinkle with clear embossing powder. Heat emboss before punching and mounting to persimmon card. Punch and feed with brown twine and use included clothes pin to attach XO letters. Pair with paper bag envelope.

Love You Tiles

Love You Tiles

Materials

Recipe Tips

Cut several pieces of text paper bag for word game tile pieces. Using letter set and cranberry ink – stamp out LOVE YOU. Using red unibal pen fill in numbers in lower right corner. Attached using tape runner to cut flat red card. Attach red card to folded luxe card and tie with bakers twine to finish. Pair with paper bag envelope.

You are Loved

You are Loved

Materials

Recipe Tips

Silhouette cut on persimmon flat cards the phrase :YOU ARE LOVED. Cut 3 strips of glitter paper – silver, fuchsia & purple and mount behind cut out. Layer all onto a paper bag folded card. Punch out Fuchsia hearts. Add gem embellishments. Pair with persimmon envelope.

Love & Hugs

Love & Hugs

Materials

Recipe Tips

Trim beet folded card. Cut out arms form poppy text. Use stickers to create head on card. Cut out hair from chocolate text and stick in place. Tie baker’s twine around pigtails. Cut out persimmon heart and stamp using glue pad, sprinkle with silver glitter. Stick heart in place. Layer arm on top of heart. Accent with ric rac ribbon at bottom of card. Draw eyes and mouth. Pair with blossom envelope.

Lacey Valentine

Lacey Valentine

Materials

Recipe Tips

A7 persimmon die cut heart shape. Using lace stamp and versamark pad – stamp twice off the edge of the heart. Sprinkle with opaque white embossing powder & heat emboss with heat tool. Stamp Happy valentine on superfine white square with scarlet ink. Sprinkle with clear embossing powder and heat set using heat tool. Attach square suing tape runner. Finish lace stamps with pearl accents. Pair with superfine white envelope.

Bear Hugs

Bear Hugs

Materials

Recipe Tips

Cut 12x12 and layer onto folded red car with tape runner. Using bear stamp with versamark pad on strawberry flat cover. Emboss with opaque white powder & heat gun. Layer onto red cover and attach to 12x12 using tape runner for each layer. Fill in letters using red uniball pen. Write in words with white uniball pen. Pair with strawberry envelope.

Love Birds

Love Birds

Materials

Recipe Tips

Cut birds from 12x12. Layer onto peacock and cut out. Attach to pool flat card with foam squares. Wrap with bakers twine and attach to blossom folded card. Attach heart die cuts with mini clothes pins. Finish with a message in white Uniball pen. Pair with red envelope

Fish Bubbles of Love

Fish Bubbles of Love

Materials

Recipe Tips

Use 4bar persimmon heart as body. Use heart die cuts as fins and tail in fuchsia. XO stamped in blue ink on eco-white and cut outline. Hole punch circles for bubbles from eco-white using 1/4" and 1/8" hole punches. Mount peacock flat card to clover 8 1/2 x 11" paper folded in half – then mount each of the heart shapes to create fish body using tape runner. Add googley eye and your done. Pair with pool A9 envelope.