Valentine's Day is an entire day dedicated to love and the second biggest card-giving holiday of the year! We're showcasing all the wonderful things about romance, relationships, hearts, flowers, and everything in between with 16 Valentine's Day Cards to fall in love with and inspire you and give you some ideas on how to use your Valentine's Day craft supplies!
Take a look at all the love behind these homemade Valentine's Day cards that will fill your heart with love and fill your imagination with wonderful ideas!
1. Hearts and Flowers Banner Card
Our hearts are all aflutter with this super simple, vibrant card created by Galachko. The traditional red stitched background base combined with a soft, minty teal accented heart cut-out creates a wonderful complement. She added an adorable floral banner cardstock sticker from the Forever My Always Collection by Pebbles as the focal point that really captures our eye!
2. Fresh Florals Card
Nothing says love quite like fresh, hot pink flowers set against a brilliant watercolor backdrop! Juliana Michaels used embossing techniques with brush markers and a Scrapbook.com exclusive stamp set to deliver an eye-popping and snazzy neon-toned masterpiece that will surely be cherished forever! A perfect and simple cardstock sentiment in a bold black block from Jillibean Soup finishes off this magnificent, handmade creation!
3. Valentine Bear Card
We would be tickled pink to get our paws on this adorable Valentine Bear Card by Cheri B! If this delightful little cutie bear asked to be our valentine, we would surely say yes! The fun fuschia and doily heart accents make this a perfect, fun DIY card for a friend or family member. Find this little guy (and more of his precious little buddies) in the Art Impressions Valentine’s Stamp Collection!
4. I Loaf You Card
Oprah said it best, folks, “I love bread!” And we love this ‘I Loaf You’ bread-themed Valentine’s Day card by Just Nora! Delight that delicious person in your life with hugs, kisses, and carb-filled V-day wishes as this loaf and piece of bread show us just what love is all about. Find this adorable cardstock duo in the Odds and Ends Die Cut Set in the So Punny Collection from Doodlebug! The light pink embossed background and kraft base really offset the toasty crust and blushing cheeks of our foodie friends! Let your valentine know that, just like some warm, buttery toast, they too are pretty tasty!
5. I Choose You Mini-Cards
Food is love. But when you choose your loved one over your favorite food or snack, that’s true love right there! Show your special someone how much you crave them with these “I Choose You” food favorite mini-card valentines by Wanda Guess. Using the We Go Together stamp set and nested heart dies from Hero Arts, these simple and tasty little valentines really get our appetite going! So show your scrumptious Valentine that you choose them over mac & cheese any day, but especially on Valentine’s Day!
6. Be Mine Pop-Out Card
Be mine, Valentine! Create lovely depth and dimension as deep as your love with this wonderfully intricate card by Kimberly Crawford. Crafted with papers, stickers, and ephemera in the Forever My Always Collection by Pebbles, this heartfelt card speaks volumes of everlasting love for each new day, and every day after that! The scored rosette front and center really adds that WOW factor we all adore in a handmade creation!
7. Whale You Be Mine Card
When your love story is a whale of a tale, you need a Valentine’s Day card to match. No one could resist the adorable pair of whales and kitschy sentiment on this ‘Whale You Be Mine?’ card by Arlene K. With the help of a few key Lawn Fawn dies like waves, hearts, and stitched rectangles, this porpoise-themed card with a purpose becomes an adorable, smile-inducing masterpiece of turquoise and taffy! Whale...what are you waiting for? You know you orca get crafting!
8. Turtle Love Card
This card is turtley awesome! When you’re in love with that special someone, time seems to slow down to enjoy every moment, so it’s only fitting to show your Valentine the love with this tempting turtle card by Multiplicity Crafts! We’re crushing hard on the vivacious colors, polka dots, and just enough bling to make this card memorable. Find the adorable turtle stamps here for creating your own turtley awesome tortoise cards today!
9. Love You Watts Card
The person you love can really light up your life! That's why we're in love with this brilliant Love You Watts card crafted by Danni Reid. The stitched white stripes against a shocking bright pink with two adorably in love lightbulbs truly shows that special someone that your future together shines so bright! There’s a watt to love about this cute little card and we know it would make any Valentine light up with love!
10. Glitter and Gold Card
We’re captivated by the stunning beauty and intricate design of this gorgeous glitter and gold red rose card crafted by Maja Nowak / Oliwiaen. The layered background is distressed with hints of ink and watercolor over kraft paper. It's topped off with a centerpiece of sparkly heart "lollipops", tied flowers, and tiny baubles in brilliant gold scattered around it. And unlike a real bouquet, these roses will last forever!
11. Olive You Card
Just like us, you’re going to be saying “Olive You!” to this card featuring an adorably cheeky pair of green olives crafted by Just Nora. Made with Doodlebug Design’s Odds and Ends and Chit Chat cardstock pieces (with a set of googly eyes thrown in for good measure!), we’re loving the contrast of the red background and die cut hearts with the neon green cuties.
12. Jar of Love Card
Candy hearts are one of the hallmarks of Valentine’s Day, and our sweet tooth is craving this Jar of Love Card by Cassie Berger. We are loving the out of the jar combination of candy-colored stripes, X’s and O’s, and teal polka dots that combine together in a whimsical color palette filled with fun! The puffy heart stickers by Pebbles and the bakery box twine add a wonderful depth to this homemade creation!
13. Froggy Friends Card
We want to give a shout-out to this toadally awesome Froggy Friends Valentine’s Day card crafted by Eloise Blue for Sunny Studio Stamps. Covered from top to bottom in vibrant, vivid Ranger Distress Ink tones like Picked Raspberry and Mermaid Lagoon, this card certainly won’t be froggotten any time soon! Make your own adorable froggy duo using Sunny Studio Stamps’ Froggy Friends stamps and dies!
14. Sole Mate Card
We’re loving this Sole Mate Valentine’s Day Card by Scrappychick101 from our heads to our toes! When you find the other sock in the world that you want to be a pair with forever, that sock is the sole mate for your soul. With an exciting blend of paper laying techniques and patterns (your perfect sock mate doesn’t need to be a total match!), your Valentine will be head over heels in love! Check out all the supplies for this card here!
15. Hugs and Kisses Card
We positively cannot take our eyes off this hot pink mixed media masterpiece by ScatteredConfetti! An intricately-stenciled heart, an embossed rose, and a heartfelt swirly sentiment make this card bloom! Add a finishing touch of some Nuvo Crystal Drops in Morning Dew and Rhubarb Crumble and this is a Valentine’s Day card that will definitely get your crush under your spell! Check out some of the amazing Altenew products used in this creation!
16. I Love You This Much Card
On Valentine's Day, we delight in showing the ones we care about exactly how much we love them, and CRAFTbyMona has captured that feeling in a beautiful, vibrant card! Using Scrapbook.com's exclusive I Love You This Much stamp set, along with a few vivid Hybrid Inks, she has created a quilted masterpiece that has captured our attention and our hearts! The pink accented banner and hearts are a great way to incorporate the traditional V-Day color without an all-out pink and red card!
We hope that your Valentine's Day is filled with hearts, flowers, and positively bursting with love! What is your favorite handmade way to show the special people in your life how much you love them? Let us know in the comments below!
Want to know more about the history of Valentine's Day as you get crafting? Read up on the exciting backstory starting from the ancient Romans, all the way up to modern day here.
Ready to make your own love-filled Valentine's Day creations? Check out all of our Valentine's Day Card Making Supplies here!