Hearts, sweet treats, Cupid, and a smorgasbord of X's and O's - Valentine's Day is a time for celebrating and cherishing the ones who we love. At Scrapbook.com, we love the tradition of handmade Valentine's Day cards.
We've had an eye on our gallery for a while now, and have chosen 25 cards to share with you that are handmade with love! We chose cards that will give you an idea for everybody on your Valentine's Day card list- from your husband, to your child's teacher, to the coffee lover in your life! We hope that you get some great Valentine's Day card ideas as you're scrolling through. Enjoy!
1. Girly Polka Dot Card
Made with a mixture of traditional motifs and contemporary ones, this polka dot card is everything we want for Valentine's Day. Using pink polka dot cardstock, a variety of feminine embellishments, and a handwritten quote, paperandi created this lovely Valentine. This is the perfect romantic card idea for your honey that he or she is sure to cherish.
2. Cute Ladybug Card
We may have found the cutest Valentine's Day card out there! This ladybug card could be the ideal Valentine for anybody in your life- a little customization of the sentiment and this is the perfect Valentine's Day card for your teacher, friend, or co-worker! Cutie.jensen made this adorable card with Copic Markers and Doodlebug supplies. She managed to find the ultimate balance of cute and sophisticated, fun and romantic- resulting in a perfectly charming Valentine!
3. Bicycle Valentine
This nontraditional Valentine is perfect for that friend who travels everywhere by bike! With oranges and teals, this card is sweet and not predictably pink! Heather J. Landry created this card using Bazzill Basics papers and Simple Stories collections, then uploaded it to our online gallery. We love the multi-layered, multi-textured papers that she used, making this card as diverse and satisfying as an afternoon bike ride through town. Using surprising colors in your cards is fun way to mix it up this Valentine's Day.
4. Vintage-Inspired Valentine's Day Card
With bold, retro font, floral patterned paper in muted tones, and an ornate doily, Emilia van den Heuvel has created a vintage inspired Valentine that fills us with nostalgia and happiness! We'd love to open our mailbox and see such a happy reminder of Valentine's past, taking us back to the days of wallpaper and landlines. Her choice of an intricate die cut and paper roses adds a beautiful touch- it's easy to see the love here! This is a great Valentine's Day card for moms, grandmothers, or aunties! Love.
5. Valentine's Day Card for the Coffee Lover!
Whether your friend prefers her coffee black or can't resist a PSL (seriously, who can?), she'll love this funny Valentine's Day card: I Love you a Latte! Simone Naoum uploaded her handmade, happy Valentine's Day card to our gallery and we can't get over how lovable it is! It's sweet, simple, and has a touch of sparkle that reminds us of sprinkles on top of a yummy coffee drink. Flirty and fun, this is a great card for coffee lovers and tea lovers!
6. Mixed Media Valentine's Day Card
With splashes of violet-pink watercolor, glittery sequins, and a hand tied bow, Chelemom71 has created a Valentine's Day Card sure to win anybody over. It doesn't get more handmade than this, yet Chelemom71 makes homemade look luxurious and expensive with her limited color palette and varied embellishments. This is soft, pretty, and perfect for your daughter, niece, or any other special person in your life. We think this would be an unforgettable Valentine's Day card for granddaughters too!
7. 3-D Valentine's Day Card
This stunning card is a work of art with its beautifully faux-aged paper, musical embellishments, and 3-dimensional piano with hidden sheet music- the perfect Valentine's Day for musicians. Whether your recipient is a member of the orchestra, just taking up piano, or always listening to music, this piano card is sure to be unexpected music to their ears this Valentine's Day. A big thanks to Pojjo for creating this masterpiece and sharing it with us in our online gallery!
8. A Quirky Valentine's Day Card
Die cut silhouettes, dot embellishments, faux wood patterned paper, and sparkle- this card has a little bit of everything- and we can't get enough. Doraecyscraps created this playful Valentine's Day card that is just full of little treasures waiting to be spotted. From trendy arrows to pretty polka dots, this card is sure to bring a smile to someone's face- it sure did to ours!
9. Pin-Up Style Card
Who doesn't love this flirty pin-up style!? Asoulgirl made this dazzling card that captures the essence of the era! We love the use of buttons and die-cut pieces to create a Valentine's Day card that's not only unique, but really pretty! We're taken back to the old movies with this intelligent use of period color and the playful dots. This is the perfect romantic Valentine's Day card for your husband, or a sassy Valentine's day card for your best friend!
10. Heart Shaker Card
Chelemom71 just had to make this list twice because we couldn't choose between her two Valentines! This small Valentine's Day card is the epitome of lovely. The patterned paper with crowned birds, the twine, the rosy sequins... all surrounded by lacy die-cut cardstock that is off-white and la creme de la creme. Plus? It's a shaker card- totally on trend. We've followed our hearts and it has led us to this treasure of a card! If you're looking for a sweet little card for your husband, friend, or whomever, look no further!
11. Love Card for Him or Her
With patterned paper and twine, BonjourScrap has created a card suitable for anyone- the gentleman or lady in your life! We love the antique vibe that this handmade Valentine's Day card emits. This is such a perfect Valentine's Day card for long distance relationships or a friend who is going through a tough time, with the touching sentiment "what is meant to be will always find a way." Such a wonderful card with such a wonderful message of love and hope.
12. Cutesy Valentine's Day Card
With pandas, cute stars, and bright colors galore, this card by Bella Blvd is the perfect card for your daughter or son! We love the pinks and happy sentiments here with Bella Blvd’s use of their Oh My Stars Collection and Illustrated Faith. This card is also a fun Valentine’s Day card for your friends or classmates. With a positive message saying “You are my JOY” and these cute characters, how could this card be any less than perfect? This card is called You + me = perfect, but we think Valentine’s Day + Bella Blvd = perfect!
13. Valentine's Day Card How-to!
Buttons, multiple layers, a variety of texture, and all in shades of rosy pinks, May Flaum has created a Valentine’s Day card guaranteed to knock the socks off of whoever you give it too! This handmade Valentine is chockful of creativity with May’s use of pattern and color. One of our favorite things about this card? She shows you how to make it in Lesson 1 of an online video class here at Scrapbook.com! You can take that class here, then create and give the perfect Valentine’s Day cards this February!
14. Trendy Valentine's Day Card with Gold Accents
Crate Paper is known for their ravishing Valentine’s Day collections, and the collection called Hello Love is not exempt. Jc. Chris created this stunner by using Hello Love! With faux doilies, bright gold accents, and and an explosion of milky pink, this stylish Valentine is a beautiful card making idea!
15. Industrial Valentine's Day Card
Romantic meets industrial with CharPT’s steampunk-chic Valentine’s Day card, full of muted tones and metal accents, plus rugged elements like stitching and woven fabric. This is a unique Valentine’s Day card that takes standard symbols of the holiday (like doves, roses, hearts, and keys) and turns them into fine art in a patchwork kind of way. If you’re looking for a unique Valentine’s Day card to turn heads, this would be one to look to for inspiration!
16. New Spin on a Traditional Valentine
Using Crate Paper’s Hello Love Collection and We R Memory Keepers’ Crush Collection, JHaggerty72 made this alluring Valentine’s Day card entitled: “Kiss me.” This handmade Valentine’s Day card has everything you’d want in a traditional Valentine, but has been executed in a totally modern style. We have feminine pinks and reds, hearts, florals, a sweet sentiment, and a dear bow, but she puts those elements together with bright colors, metallic pops, and and fun patterns that take a traditional Valentine to something unexpected, but nevertheless to be beloved!
17. Beach Themed Valentine's Day Card
With all of the amazing crafting supplies available at the touch of a button, it’s easier than ever to make a card for any holiday, with any theme. The hardest part is just deciding what we want to make! We love Maja Nowak/Oliwiaen’s beachy Valentine’s Day card! She has created one of the most unique Valentine’s Day card ideas that we have seen, where she didn’t use pink, but instead used nautical embellishments and vintage blues, off-whites, and golds. It just goes to show that our creativity is not limited to the expectations of a holiday- it’s fun to go rogue!
18. Funny Valentine's Day Card for the Foodie
Valentine’s Day, of course, is a day that’s all about the love… but it’s also about goodies! We love holiday treats and this card gives us a little bit of both with its scrumptious donut theme, tied into adorable romance! This is a funny Valentine’s Day card idea for your friends, kids, coworkers, or just that person in your life who is always cracking the puns! Renee Zwirek used Pebbles’ Be Mine Collection to make this super sweet V-day card and we’re craving seconds!
19. Rustic Valentine's Day Card
Oftentimes we see a rustic aesthetic and feel to handmade Christmas cards, but here, that feeling has been brought into a Valentine’s Day card and by golly, we’re sold! We’re crazy about the rustic foliage, muted earth tones, and and embossing effect that leaves us with texture for days. Delusional1 used die cutting to get the effect of evergreen verdure with Paper Smooches and Sizzix products. The stitched cardstock also adds a fun touch of country-meets-Valentine. This is the perfect Valentine’s Day card idea that would be appreciated by men and women alike.
20. Artsy Valentine's Day Card
Using reds, blues, and greens, Euroalien created this collage-style card for the season of love… and we’re in love- with it! This card is fun on every level, from the diverse styles she uses, like ornate borders, vintage-inspired illustration, and contemporary glitter-foam stickers, she gives us a little bit of everything, but marries the different styles together in a way that says “totally meant to be.” With sparkle, bright color, pattern, and all of our favorite V-day symbols, this is a beautiful example of the perfect Valentine’s Day card for an artist or like-minded creative!
21. Valentine's Day Card with a Pun
Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday for flirty fun and this card is just that: totally punny and totally cute. Whether you’re making cards for your kids and their classmates, or for your coworkers, or friends, this funny Valentine’s Day card is sure to make anybody smile. Plus, it’s a step outside of the norm, being a round shape instead of the usual square or triangle, adding an element of surprise. Debby Hughes created this super fun card with a variety of supplies from Sizzix, Lawn Fawn, Ranger, Copic Markers, and more.
22. French Themed Valentine's Day Card
When it comes to love, of course French and Paris come to mind. Vawm made this fashionable card with French symbols like the Eiffel Tower and sketches of a couple in a restaurant. Embellished with floral die cut shapes, rhinestones, buttons, twine, glitter, and more, this card has dimension and Parisian flair. If you have a friend who loves travel, old romantic movies, or everything that Valentine’s Day stands for, this romantic Valentine’s Day card is such a fun idea!
23. Victorian Valentine's Day Card
Romantic and artistic, 52nd Avenue has created a Valentine that is the epitome of a vintage Valentine, but with all the modern flare and trendy products. We love the muted, dusty pinks of the die cut roses and the hand sewn quality of the buttons and lace. With its beautifully folded doily and pearl dots, 52nd Avenue’s card mimics the Victorian era in a timeless way that is perfect for your sweetheart.
24. Masculine Valentine's Day Card
With distressed, embossed paper in deep, muted red, and gorgeous metal embellishments from bees, to wings, to cogs, and borders, Mdmason has created a Valentine’s Day card in more of a masculine style. This is a great Valentine’s Day card for your father, brother, husband, or son that they’ll want to display for years to come with its ageless color palette and assortment of metal treasures.
25. Traditional Valentine
Lastly, we end with the traditional Valentine- beautiful patterns, lace-like motifs, doilies, roses, and a gold treasure of a cupid to bring us back full circle. Cndgay created this exemplary Valentine. With the beautiful script, small red and white checker patterned paper, and sweet simplicity, this card is the perfect traditional Valentine to give to your friends or true love.
25 enchanting Valentine's Day cards and 25 super fun ideas for all of the people in your life! We found all of these amazing creations in our gallery, here at Scrapbook.com! Don't forget to upload all of your cards there. It's quick and easy and we love to see all of the lovely projects you've made.
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