I looked at the Valentine cards this year, and couldn’t find any that I liked for my punks and Ol’ Blue Eyes, so I decided to make my own. I’ve been sick and trying to get well. I don’t know how long this fatigue after having the flu will last… but I’m over it… only, it’s apparently not over me because I’m still zapped no matter how much rest I get.
To get myself out of this rut, I thought making some homemade Valentines was the perfect, simple thing… plus, I get to take pictures as well… which is, of course, a love of mine.
So, here’s a quick tutorial for you to make some homemade Valentines of your own.
Start with any thick paper you have. Cardstock is great. I used this, but use what you have (because I believe crafting should be cheap, not expensive).
Cut that paper in half and then fold in half, like so.
Next, I dug into my fabric scraps and found some red and pink scraps.
Using pinking shears, I cut out hearts that would fit onto my cards.
Next, I took them to my sewing machine and using my embroidery foot, I free sewed these onto the cards.
It’s that easy! Now, I’m off to write all my Valentines a love note inside their handmade cards, and my then Valentines will be complete!
Here’s to hoping your tomorrow is a …
H A P P Y V A L E N T I N E ‘ S D A Y ! ! !