To make a butterfly Valentine card, you need scissors, coloured pencils or candy stick and pipe cleaners. The first task to do, is go to Family Fun and print the butterfly template, which you can find on the site. Print your template into coloured cardstock. You can find cards ...more
Learn how to create your own Valentine's Day card with Bruce Blitz. All you'll need is a paper, pencil, marker, colored chalk or pencils, and an eraser. Using your pencil, draw 2 circles, one with curved guidelines to have the face turned to the left, and one with straight gui ...more
This tutorial video will teach you to make a shadow box Valentine's day card that's extremely cute and can serve for many occasions. This shadow box card is not very hard to make and looks great.
I have made this Valentines Day card in a classic vintage Victorian style and I think it looks amazing with so much detail that all co-ordinates together. Once you see how I have made it you will see how easy it was and quick.. Step 1: Items Used Stix 2 Anything A4 Red Card f ...more
Valentine's Day is a beautiful day associated with true love. Surprise your loved one or friend and show you care with this mini Valentines card with origami heart. You need not more than 10 minutes to make the card. First You Need to Make an Origami Heart Paper size: 7 cm x ...more
Who needs a Hallmark card? You can make your own Valentine's card with these free video clips on home crafts. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make Valentine’s Day cards. Make Valentine’s Day cards - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make Valentine’s Da ...more
Mushrooms are quite whimsical, cute fungi. Whether they're the ones you pick in clusters to eat or the animated, cartoonish ones you see adorning Sanrio notecards, they're very chubby and that chubbiness affords a great cute aesthetic value. Check out this card making video t ...more
When it comes to Valentine's Day presents, let's face it: Non-handmade is best. It's not that we don't want that hand knitted heart sweater, but it's nice on the romantic holiday for a sweeter and couple-centric treat like a couple's massage or tickets to a play. However, the ...more
This video will teach you how to make an incredibly cute Valentine's Day card. This card tucks in itself to serve the purpose of both envelope and card, although an envelope should still be used for mailing it. All your valentines will know that you love them when you make thi ...more
Don't just leave your kid with a sad plastic bag this Valentine's Day to store valentines from his or her classmates! Make the giving and receiving of valentines special this year by crafting this paper Valentine's Day card mailbox. It's petite, looks like the real thing, and ...more
We know that you're probably still reeling from the winter holidays, but lo and behold Valentine's Day is just around the corner. While indulgent gifts like a massage or trip to see a musical are best, when it comes to Valentine's Day cards handmade cards are often the most ap ...more
How much do you love your amor? They say love can't be quanfied in sheer numbers or even words, but we think this wheelbarrow, filled to the brim with loads of hearts, will do the trick for the time being. Check out this video to learn how to make this cute Valentine's Day ca ...more
Life can be romantic year round when you're with the person you love, but romance is truly in the air during the month of February, when Cupid spreads his lovey dovey wings over all. Check out this crafting tutorial to learn how to assemble a sweet Valentine's Day card with a ...more
Want to show your love in a creative and heartfelt way? Make a handmade I Love You card using Ippity stamps! This tutorial shows you how to make a basic, flowery card to show the people you love how you feel about them.
This video arts and crafts tutorial will show you how to make an absolutely adorable valentine with a surprise in the middle. This paper design project is super cute and easy, and your Valentine will love their cute suspension card.
Those looking for a creative way to loose a metaphorical Cupid's arrow at the figurative heart of the object of their affection can now add augmented reality greeting cards to their quiver. Just in time for the first Hallmark holiday of the year, Happy Giant, developer of the ...more
Cards that fold open from the front? Pssh, that's SO last year. Make 2011 novel and interesting by sending this funky trifold Valentine's Day card to your lover. Opening in the center, this card is a delight to look at and boasts a heart emblazoned with "Be My Valentine" on t ...more
Whisper sweet nothings to your amor by crafting this simple and quick origami message card, which features a heart seal. It's a delightful way to package a loving, amorous sentiment and can also hold tiny trinkets of your affection. Today we make a message card that features ...more
If we had the time, we would totally make all of our own Valentine's Day cards. But if you have kids, then you know that crafting 36 individual cards for each student is more than a pain in the behind. So make it easy on yourself by crafting this cute Valentine's Day greeting ...more
This slider card is an unexpected take on your normal fold-out cards. It slides from the side, revealing a hidden message. In this case, you can scribble down little nothings for your amor or wish him/her a happy Valentine's Day. Check out this video to learn how to craft thi ...more
We know it feels like you're surrounded by a wall of pink and red on Valentine's Day, especially when you enter any retailer, but you have to admit these two colors evoke quite the aura of romance. Check out this crafting video to learn how to make a pink and red Valentine's ...more
If you're new to iris folding, then let this beautiful Valentine's Day project be your introduction to this complexly layered yet easy to do paper folding style. Iris folding is based on the iris, or opening, of a camera, with multiple layers folding on top of one another unti ...more
Do you have a friend whose birthday falls on or near Valentine's Day? Then kill two birds with one stone by crafting this Valentine's Day "Happy Birthday" card. It's super easy to craft and boasts a beautiful tiered birthday cake up front. Check out this crafting video for th ...more
This card tutorial make a very modern style of card that is out of the ordinary for me.. However this is an easy and quick card, ideal for Valentines Day or a Love card or even a Wedding Card Step 1: Items Used Stix 2 Anything White Blank 8x8in card Assortment of cardstock cu ...more
This tutorial card making video will teach you how to make an extremely adorable candy heart holding Valentine's card. You loved ones will be amazed at your card-making skills when you give them this cute candy card.
Valentine's Day is a day for love, but it also just happens to be the time when every flower shop in town hikes up their prices. Chocolates are still relatively cheap, but I never understood why you have to give the gift of bigger love handles when something more creative gets ...more
Make this Valentine's Day one to remember! Well... because you forgot. But don't worry, you can still make that heart pitter-patter for your love by saving face and getting some last minute Valentine gift ideas on the cheap. There's no reason to shop at Hallmark or buy expens ...more
Remember those gold old days when you would craft bunches of red and pink valentines at home with your mom from construction paper and then tote them to school, bursting with excitement to see what pretty cards you'd receive in your Valentine's Day mailbox? Relive those tende ...more
This purple skunk greeting card doubles as a Valentine's Day card and a kid's birthday card. It depicts a smiling purple skunk holding a cute bouquet of flowers, an adorable tableau that will perk up your recipient's day. Check out this crafting video for the how-to. Card us ...more
Valentine's Day is known as the holiday of greeting cards (and the Hallmark Holiday extraordinaire), but that doesn't mean you can't dole out prettily adorned greeting cards during other times of the year as well. Check out this video to learn how to craft a cheery Easter bun ...more
When it comes to Valentine's Day, undoubtedly the Hallmark Holiday extraordinaire of the year, pink and red-hued cards are in plentiful stock at all major retailers. But rather than buy a mass-produced card, why not show a bit more love for your, well, love, by making your own ...more
This tutorial video will teach you how to make a tri-folding card that's great for birthdays, Valentine's Day, or any occasion! This card is extremely fun to make and receive.
We know you probably haven't quilled anything since fifth grade, but that doesn't mean you should leave this paper curling skill to your tender elementary school years. In fact, quilling adds quite a lovely feminine touch to any project. Check out this paper crafting tutorial ...more
We know that every pink and red Hallmark card out there tells us that Valentine's Day is about smoochin' it up with your amor and generally cherishing the ones you love, but to be honest, the holiday is also about cherishing your love for candy and sweets. Check out this vide ...more
If you want your valentine to die of cuteness overload this Valentine's Day then make this origami heart complete with a necktie. While it's simply a heart-shaped origami project, it can easily be turned into a card if you write a nice message on the front or back.
This daisy Valentine's Day card looks very difficult to make at home, yet its complexity is simply a guise for how easy it is. All you need is variously colored paper (depending on the type of flower you want to make) and a pair of scissors. Make the card for Valentine's Day ...more
Rosettes are embellishments that have been around for hundreds of years, but since the Victorian era they have been especially cherished for their feminine, fuffled shapes and pretty lacy designs. Check out this greeting card video to learn how to create a rosette card just i ...more
We know that Valentine's Day is the greeting card holiday extraordinaire, but that doesn't mean you can't hand out cards to friends and loved ones during other holidays as well. Check out this paper design tutorial to learn how to make an Easter bird greeting card that's cute ...more
While this ornament gift card holder is indeed intended for Christmas gift giving, it can be easily modified into an egg or heart shape for Easter and Valentine's Day, respectively. Check out this paper crafting video to learn how to make this adorable gift card holder.
This adorable "smile frog" greeting card is a wonderful craft because it can be given out to loved ones year round. The cardstock frog has googly eyes and a teeny pink heart inside his stomach. The card is perfect for Valentine's Day as well as Mother's Day. Part 1 of 2 - How ...more
This video explains how to make Vincent Valentine's arm guards in under 20mins. The supplies needed to complete this task include card paper, tape, gold spray, pencil and scissors. A ruler must be used to measure the length of your hand and fingers so you can correctly size th ...more
There's nothing like a greeting card to turn a frown upside down. In this day and age of emails and text messages, making your own greeting cards for someone can mean so much. From Valentine's Day to Christmas, greeting cards are a way to thank, welcome, congratulate, and even ...more
Most origami shapes are three dimensional. But what if you want to fold a shape to glue onto a Christmas or Valentine's Day card? Check out this video to learn how to fold two versions of an origami flat heart. These are thin and can be glued in clusters onto cardstock for a ...more
Craft a crazy three dimensional Slinky-esque heart shaped card. Perfect for Valentine's Day or Mother's Day.
Learn how to make an origami heart card. Perfect for valentines day.
Here's an easy way to decorate your Valentine's Day handmade cards, gift wrap, envelopes, or gifts. Prima roses are teeny paper roses you can certainly purchase at a store, but they're a lot cheaper to make at home. Make your own baby Prima Roses. Use your Cricut or paper pun ...more
Valentine's Day is almost here, and if you're like me, you're scurrying to do something special for your mate. The standard chocolates and flowers just isn't cutting it anymore, and you can only make so many homemade cards before it becomes banal and meaningless. So, what can ...more
Richard Valentine Pitchford, widely known as the great Cardini, was a legendary magician and former president of the Magician's Guild. Says Neatorama, "After an introduction by Ernie Kovacs, Cardini performs the 'intoxicated English gentleman' routine that made him famous. T ...more
We know that every pink and red Hallmark card out there tells us that Valentine's Day is about smoochin' it up with your amor and generally cherishing the ones you love, but to be honest, the holiday is also about cherishing your love for candy and sweets. Treat your favorite ...more
Now that Valentine's Day is only a month away, it's time to start thinking about how you're going to be surprising your sweetheart. While a bouquet of red roses and a box o' chocolates is always a good call, you can make your gift much more personal by adorning a package or a ...more
Play the new co-operative game Pandemic with tips from this how-to video (no, the game Pandemic has nothing to do with Valentines Day, but don't hearts and flowers always remind you of communicable diseases?). To play Pandemic, each player will have to draw a role card--you c ...more
Drugstore valentines? Pssh, why would you want to get the same cards every other kid is passing around on Valentine's Day when you can make your own? This video shows how to origami a heart-shaped valentine, equipped with an arrow shot through the center of the heart. It's ju ...more
Whisper sweet nothings to your amor by crafting this simple and quick origami message card, which features a heart seal. It's a delightful way to package a loving, amorous sentiment and can also hold tiny trinkets of your affection. Check out this video to learn how to fold a ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a "puppy love" box for Valentine's Day. To key to creating this box is a thin strip of paper that has teeth (pointy spikes) at the end of this. Turn this into a heart shape, then tape it around the heart to make a perfect box. It will be eas ...more
So you're not a wee little kid in elementary school anymore and you miss handing out those heart sticker-closed envelopes featuring cute messages of Valentine's greetings (and hoping that your crush will notice you drew in an extra heart on his card). How do you celebrate Vale ...more
Nothing says you care like a hand-made card. Show that special someone what they mean to you or just have fun with this cute arts and crafts project. Get your markers and colored pencils. Get your glitter and glue. Get creative. Ever wish you could kiss your Valentine all day ...more
Hello, my name is Nicole Valentine and on behalf of Expert Village, I'm here to talk to you about how to coordinate birthday games for a birthday party. Now let's talk about another group competition game. This game is known as stack the chair. You can easily get this at one o ...more
Fads, Fiascos and Good Stuff in FrontierVille This WeekThis is the first of what should, with luck, be a series of weekly columns.Fads firstIt’s St. Patrick’s Day in FrontierVille and it looks like staying that way for the foreseeable future, which will probably be about ten d ...more
1. Extend your engagement. A longer planning period means a better chance of getting the best vendors in your price range. Plus, you can typically lock in rates that might increase by the time your wedding date arrives. 2. Imbibe wisely. Many sites offer consumption bars (you ...more
The perfect craft for storing Valentine's cards and candies. Watch this video to learn how to make a simple and sweet present for your Valentine. It's easy to do with your kids, and perfect for holding the many cards and candies your kids will come home with. The woven quality ...more