Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays to make handmade gifts and cards. Making something with your hands to give your loved ones means it really does come from the heart. Instead of buying an overpriced greeting card that’s been picked over from the rest of the card aisle, trying making a DIY Valentine’s Day Card this year. It could potentially save you money if you have the supplies, and you can mass produce a bunch of cards to give out. Just set aside a few minutes and try the ideas below. There’s also a video at the end of the post showing the process if you are a visual learner.

10 DIY Valentine's Day Card, Quick, Easy, Handmade
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Here are ideas for 10 DIY Valentine’s Day Cards That Are Quick and Easy To Make.

1. Heart Stencil Valentine’s Day Card
DIY Valentine's Day Card, Quick, Easy
I masked off a heart in the center with these great post-its and this heart die. I used this heart stencil and distress inks to create a background. I would a bokeh ombre effect. Then I removed the heart mask and stamped my sentiment, I then put the mask back over the sentiment so I could put some more ink around the edges of the masked heart so it would stand out more. I then trimmed it down and added to a pink card base.

Main Supplies:
White cardstock
Heart Die
Full sticky Post-its
Hearts Stencil
Distress Inks
Distress Oxide – Pink
Stamp Set
Ink Blending Tool

2. String Art Heart Valentine’s Day Card
DIY Valentine's Day Card, Quick, Easy

For this card, I used this stitched hearts die that pokes a bunch of holes in a heart shape. Then I used some embroidery floss to make my heart shape. To describe how I went in this pattern, I thought of my heart shape like a clock. I would go from 12 o’clock to 6 o’clock then 1 o’clock to 7 o’clock then 2 o’clock to o’clock until my heart was complete. I then taped off the ends to secure it then I stamped my sentiment in red ink. I then trimmed it down and attached it to a red card base.

Main Supplies:
White Cardstock
Stitched Hearts Die
Red Embroidery Floss
Embroidery Needles
Stamp Set
Red Ink

3. Metallic Foil Embossed Hearts Valentine’s Day Card
DIY Valentine's Day Card, Quick, Easy
I started with mirror red foil cardstock cut down to size. Then I used this heart embossing folder to create the dimensional background. I then use this “love” die set to cut out my large sentiment out of some red and gold cardstock. I then trimmed down some white cardstock at an angle and adhered that to the foil background. I attached my large “love” die cuts with the white cardstock. Then I heat embossed my subsentiment to match the gold. I then adhered some gems to coordinate.

Main Supplies:
Red Foil Cardstock
Gold Foil Cardstock
White Cardstock
Hearts Embossing Folder
Love Stamp and Die Set
Gold Embossing Powder
Gold Gems
Jewel Picker

4. Hearts Valentine’s Day Shaker Card
DIY Valentine's Day Card, Quick, Easy
I use the hearts die to cut a heart shape. Then I adhered acetate to the back with some strong double sided adhesive. Then using this foam tape, I built a reservoir for my shaker. I added some die cut hearts and confetti to make shaker, then I sealed it up. After that I added a large die cut “love” sentiment with a sub sentiment. As a final touch, I adhered some iridescent heart gems.

Main Supplies:
White Cardstock
Acetate
Foam Tape
Double Side Adhesive
Small Hearts Dies
Large Hearts Dies
Love Stamp and Die Set
Iridescent Heart Gems
Jewel Picker

5. 3D Heart Valentine’s Day Card
DIY Valentine's Day Card, Quick, Easy
Using these hearts die. I cut out two hearts of the same size. Then I adhered one half of each heart together.I then adhered that to my card front. I then stamped a sentiment in black ink to finish the card.

Main Supplies:
White Cardstock
Hearts Die
Pink Cardstock (Michael’s)
Stamp Set
Black Ink

6. Handlettered Heart Valentine’s Day Card
DIY Valentine's Day Card, Quick, Easy
I started by positioning my large heart stamp on my stamping tool. Then I colored the stamp with some watercolor markers in an ombre pattern. After that was dry, I used this lettering pen to write my sentiment. I then adhered some black crystals to the card to finish it off.

Main Supplies:
White Cardstock
Heart Stamp
Watercolor Markers
Stamping Tool
Lettering Pens
Black Crystals
Jewel Picker

7. String of Hearts Love Card


For this interactive greeting card, I scored and folded my card in half the long way on the scoring board. Then I punched two holes in each side of the card. I use this twine to loop a string through. Then I use this heart die to cut hearts out of this red foil cardstock. I took two hearts and adhered them to the string to make a bead around the string. After placing three hearts on the string, I stamped my sentiment in red ink on a 4.25in by 5.5in piece of cardstock and adhered that over the front of my note card.

Main Supplies:
Scoring Board
White Cardstock
Baker’s Twine
Hearts Die
Red Foil Cardstock
XO Stamp
Red Ink

8. Heart of Gems Card
DIY Valentine's Day Card, Quick, Easy
I wanted this card to open a different way, so I used my scoring board to score my 4.25 by 11 sheet of cardstock at 3.5 in and 5.5 in. I also use a heart die cut to add some gems on. I use this stamp to help get better placement of my gems.I then adhered that piece to a red foil die cut. I then adhered everything to the top flap of my card. I didn’t stamp a sentiment because I wanted the heart to be the focus.

Main Supplies:
White Cardstock
Hearts Die
Red Foil Cardstock
Gems
Jewel Picker
Adhesive
Stamp Set

9. Pop up Calendar Heart Valentine’s Day Card
DIY Valentine's Day Card, Quick, Easy
DIY Valentine's Day Card, Quick, Easy
I scored and folded a piece of 5.5in by 8in piece of cardstock in half. Then I traced a heart on the folded side. On the other side, I went about two inches down on the open side and then cut a straight line to the traced heart then cut the curvy side of the heart. I then fold the card so the heart would dip down. I stamped a sentiment on a heart die cut and adhered that to my folded piece. For the outside of the card, I stamped “February” in black ink, and then hand wrote in a calendar and circled the 15th in a heart. I assembled my pieces together to make sure the heart would pop up when the recipient would open it.

Main Supplies:
Scoring Board
White Cardstock
Pink Cardstock (Michael’s)
Black Ink
Black Pen
Valentine’s Day Stamp
February Stamp
Hearts Die
Black Ink

10. Ombre Fading Heart Valentine’s Day Card.

I have a heart stencil that I made with my electronic die cutting machine and some acetate. I ink blended different shades of pink to create a faded heart. I then die cut a “love”sentiment (out of pink foil cardstock) and subsentiment and adhered that to the front. I attached some heart confetti around it, and then adhered the hold this to a coordinating card base.

Main Supplies:
White Cardstock
Gina K Inks
Electronic Die Cutting Machine
Love Stamp and Die Set

See process video below.
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