Emilie Bier Do it Your Self

Easy Handmade Valentine's day cards for Kids

If you’re looking for ideas for Valentine's day cards for kids, you’ll love this hand-made decoupage card. It’s so easy and requires minimal supplies!
handmade cards are a sweet way to add a personal message to send on Valentine's day. It's fun for me, Valentine's day cards, and I've always wanted to create easy greeting cards with decoupage and layers of tissue paper . . . so why not one for my Valentine.
If you’re looking for ideas for handmade valentines day cards for kids, this is a good option. It’s so easy a child could do it!
Amy is My Aqua Valentine series last year inspired me to combine the blue and fuchsia colors in this card. And a little neon confetti notebook that I have this summer, the reason I revealed the card with scattered hearts.
Here’s how to make handmade Valentine's day cards with Mod-hodgepodge!

Handmade Valentine's day cards
supplies needed:

Mod smorgasbord of Satin
White cardstock
Blue box
White and pink silk paper
Heart-shaped paper punch
holiday punch
stamp pad
Scrapbooking tape

directions
step 1. Cut a 8.5" by 11" piece of white cardstock in half (5.5" x 8.5"). Fold to create the piece in the middle, which is a small card that is 4.25" wide and 5.5" high. Cut out a smaller image of the blue cardstock to fit the front of the card. (mine is 3.75" x 5")
step 2. You use a paper to shock, a couple of little hearts from white and pink tissue paper.
step 3. Apply a thin layer of decoupage on one side of the blue paper.
Working quickly, drop the little heart in the decoupage. I laid me down randomly and not really a pattern in my head (because I live dangerous like that, haha!). I only have a small pink heart I stabbed it with the white forms.
step 4. After the Mod-hodgepodge dries to a Satin, wear another thin layer of decoupage over the tissue paper to seal the paper heart, and protect it. The layer allow to dry.
step 5. Stamp the sweet sentiment on the inside of the card. If you want a little cutting and a couple of pink hearts on the inside of the card, also.
step 6: Use double sided tape or scrapbook adhesive and attach the blue panel of paper to the front of the card. Sign the card and give it to your loved one! It's that easy!
I have never liked a valentines card with decoupage before, and I how easy it was to create! The strokes of the brush in the decoupage to give my Valentine’s Day card character and a 'hand-made' texture.
And I love the transparency of the tissue paper layers. I bet it would be nice for the use of multi-colored papers and other forms, to. I can't wait to get more cards for other holidays!
If you like this Valentine’s Day craft, check out these simple ideas:
Hoop Valentine decor
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