Handmade Valentine Contest

Spread the love by showing off your handmade Valentine on Instagram for a chance to win a Paper Source gift card!

Paper Source handmade Valentines.

Contest Details

  • Create a handmade valentine using at least 3 Paper Source products
  • Post your handmade valentine to your Instagram feed by 2/14/22
    • Create a single post in your feed that includes 2 photos:
      • Shot 1: "How it started" - a shot of all your supplies
      • Shot 2: "How it's going" - a shot of your finished card!
    • Tag @papersource and add #mypsvalentine
  • Finalists will be selected on 2/15/22
  • Voting on the finalists will take place in Paper Source’s stories on 2/19/22
  • The winner will be announced on 2/20/22 and will receive a $250 Paper Source gift card

Get Inspired

A few examples of beautiful handmade cards crafted by our customers and employees in previous years!


How many submissions can I make to the contest?

Limit one submission per contestant.

If my Instagram account is private, will I still be able to enter the contest?

If you wish to keep your account private, you can enter the contest by sending your images in a direct message to @PaperSource. Note: your images may be shared on Paper Source’s Instagram account at any point during the contest.

Do I need to use Paper Source materials in my handmade Valentine?

We ask that you use at least 3 Paper Source products in your Valentine. This includes anything, such as: cards, envelopes, adhesive, washi tape, stickers, pens, stamps, fine papers, craft kits, crafting tools and any other embellishments. Use the “how it started” shot to show us what you used!

If I win the contest, how will I receive my prize?

The winner will be contacted via direct message to the Instagram account that they used to enter the contest. Please respond to the DM within 24 hours to claim your prize. Gift cards will be shared electronically to the email address provided by the winner after receiving contact.

How old do I have to be to enter the contest?

We invite contestants of all ages!

What are the terms and conditions?

To view all terms and conditions, please visit Handmade Valentine Contest Terms & Conditions.