Valentines Cards / January 2, 2019 / Francisca Mccarty
There are literally thousands of cards on the market to choose from but sometimes it is much nicer to give your special someone a more personalised card made just for them. But where to start? Here are a few Valentine Card Ideas to inspire you: 1. Your color scheme. Traditionally Valentines Day cards are red and white but other colours like pink gold or black are also creeping into the mix as crafters push the boundaries. For a truly unique Valentine card idea try a completely different selection of colours like brown and blue or green and blue. Using your special someones favourite colors to make your card can help make them feel extra special. You really can incorporate a Valentines theme into any colour scheme simply by using lots of hearts.
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.
The paper can be folded cut shaped in any way that they would like it to be. Heres one project to try: * Fold the paper in half and then fold it in half again in the other direction. * Trim the outer edge as desired and cut a straight line diagonally across the folded corner. This will make a diamond shape in the middle. * Fold it diagonally. Cut hearts along the diagonal line. When the paper is unfolded there is a line of pin pricks which make it look much like a piece of lace. * Add this lacy paper to the top of a piece of pink or red paper. * Add decorations such as a picture of cupid a coloring of a rose or anything that is enjoyable. This is a simple affordable way to make homemade Valentines that parents and other friends will love to hang on to for many years to come.