Valentines Cards / January 3, 2019 / Eve Owen
It is always fun to surprise a loved one with something they did not expect. You can make Valentine decorations that work as a card or even a card holder. In the end of this article is a free pattern for a crochet heart pocket you can attach to a wine bottle or any other present. Its perfect for Valentines Day and you can write a loving message on a heart-shaped little card that you put into the pocket. It is easy but also very cute and fun. You can use the same recipe to make cute crochet hearts to decorate with on a special day. You can attach them to a Valentine card decorate the romantic dinner table hang them up as cute decorations or use them as wine glass coasters. When Valentines Day approaches you make up your mind that you are going to do things differently to please the people you love.
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.
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.