Valentines Cards / January 3, 2019 / Bobbi Oneil.
If your child seems to want to use only Valentines that are store bought this should be okay as well. Allow them to pick those that they find enjoyable and help them to make those for others as well. Valentines Day is a wonderful occasion for giving your loved ones handmade greeting cards but coming up with Valentine card ideas all by yourself is not always easy. After all you want your card to be special and something your loved ones will always treasure. Choosing the right motif or embellishment for your Valentine card is the key to a great card. Your embellishment generally becomes the focal point of your card and the element that stands out the most so think carefully about what you want to use. The scrapbooking industry always makes sure we have plenty of different Valentines Day embellishments to choose but do not let yourself be overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices.
Valentines day cards made out of paper increased popularity in England. Around the closing of the 19th century cupids arrows took the scene by storm. Esther A. Howland sold valentine day greeting cards during the early years of 1840s in America. Every Valentines day close to a billion cards are sold. Valentine day symbolizes the gesture of respect admiration and love. Now a days hand made cards are coming back into play. Youve got to practice being sneaky when enduring this holiday. These free e valentines cards are very good looking and catchy. Most of the romantic cards are researched in advance as it enables the giver to get a good quality card to knock the socks off. Strange series of cards can be sent to the partner in order to ensure that you will get the best response ever.
It can be a minimalistic card with only written words as decoration it can be filled with lots of colours and glitters or you can use different textures and fabrics to decorate it. What do you feel will suit the person whom you will be giving it to? You can also find inspiration and ideas from cards you have made before making small adjustments to make the new ones stand out from the old. The internet is also a great place to seek new inspiration. Google Search Pinterest Instagram Flickr and blogs are all filled with pictures and ideas for creative Valentine cards and decorations. You can browse through endless of results and you will definitively find lots of inspiration in every style and material. Mixing up different material is perfect for creating unique Valentine cards and by using techniques like crochet you have a wide range of opportunities when it comes to the design.
Choosing your embellishments can be a lot of fun but also a little daunting. The most important thing to remember when choosing the right embellishment for your Valentine card idea is that you are looking for something that will suit your card design and that the recipient of your card will love. Embellishments come in many forms. You can choose from die-cuts stickers epoxy or acrylic stickers three-dimensional stickers chipboard shapes rub-ons buttons sequins ribbons scraps of fabric stamped images brads eyelets snaps or even handmade embellishments you can purchase from other crafters or make yourself. Traditional Valentines card motifs include red love hearts (although why restrict yourself to red?) cupid doves teddy bears and red roses. All of these work well with any Valentine card ideas.
But if you are looking for something a little different or more personalised why not consider incorporating your recipients interests or hobbies into your card motifs. For example if your special someone loves to travel maybe you could use the image of a compass with a heart in the middle and the words "My heart always points to you." Or if your special someone is a baseball fan you might include an image of a baseball bat and a heart-shaped baseball. Almost any theme can be easily adapted to suit a Valentines Day card. All you need to do is to work in a little heart or two and your Valentines Day message will be crystal clear. Valentines Day is traditionally a time for sending loved ones and friends greeting cards expressing how much you care about them.