Valentine’s Day is almost here, and boy, do I have some awesome DIY card ideas for you! This year, we’re skipping the store-bought variety and getting our hands a bit sticky with glue, glitter, paper, and a whole lot of love. Because what’s more romantic than a handmade, heartfelt sentiment from the one you adore? So grab your scissors and let’s dive into these swoon-worthy DIY Valentine’s Day cards that will spice up your love note game in no time! But if you’re looking for gift ideas as well, check out our DIY Valentine’s Day gifts for him and DIY Valentine’s Day gifts for her.
Here are the best DIY Valentine’s Day cards for your special someone:
POP UP HEART CARD
Swing into the season of love with this too-cute-to-true DIY pop-up heart card! It’s a simple project, yet the ‘wow’ factor is undeniable. Your sweetheart will gasp with delight when this love-filled card pops open!
Source: Kidz Craft Corner
Looking for a family-friendly Valentine’s project? Try this adorable fingerprint heart tree card! Not only does it make a fabulous keepsake, but it visually represents the love in your family tree.
STRING HEART YARN CARD
Source: House of Mahalo
Step up your craftsmanship with this uber-creative string heart yarn card. It’s a seamless blend of simple supplies woven into a stunning and heartfelt expression of love.
Source: My 100 Year Old Home
Express your love through the art of watercolor with these beginner-friendly cards. Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to unleash your inner artist and create mesmerizing effects!
HEART BALLOON CARD
Source: Red Ted Art
Light up your loved one’s day with this joyously colorful heart balloon card. It encapsulates the light-hearted spirit of Valentine’s Day—guaranteed to bring a beaming smile!
QUILLED HEARTS CARD
Fancy something a bit more intricate? These quilled hearts cards are sure to impress. They might take time, but hey, your love is worth every minute!
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HANDPRINT FLAMINGO CARD
Source: Glued To My Crafts
Personalize your love message with this irresistible handprint flamingo card. It’s a kid-approved and parent-treasured craft that screams ‘I love you’ in a fun way.
LOVE IS IN THE AIR CARD
Source: Hello Wonderful
Take your love to new heights with this whimsical hot air balloon card. If love is in the air for you two, this card is just right!
ORIGAMI HEART CARD
Source: Kids Activities
If you’re into origami, this minimalistic heart card is for you. It’s a tangible way to fold and deliver your love straight to their hands (and heart!).
BEAR HUG CARD
Source: Our Kid Things
Tap into your playful side with this too-cute-to-bear hug card. It’s all set to deliver a warm, fuzzy embrace—perfect for a light-hearted Valentine’s Day message.
- Printed on premium 300gsm recyclable card stock.
- Card size: 8" x 5.3". Blank inside for your own message.
- Comes with a coordinating red envelope for mailing.
LOVE BUG CARD
Source: Red Ted Art
This irresistible Love Bug Card is a breeze to make! It creatively and cutely says ‘I’m crazy about you’ in a way that’ll make their heart flutter!
PAPER HEART WREATH CARD
Source: Country Peony
This paper heart wreath card is a stunning option if you’re aiming for a sophisticated look. Its elegance is sure to win over your Valentine’s heart!
SECRET MESSAGE CARD
Unleash some Valentine’s Day mystery with this fun and interactive secret message card. Your loved one will be thrilled to uncover your hidden love message.
COTTON BALL HEART PAINTING CARD
Source: The Cinnamon Mom
For a touch of artsy charm, consider the cotton ball heart painting card. Crafting it is tactile fun, and the end result is as gorgeous as a canvas painting.
FLOWER POWER CARD
This Flower Power card is an explosion of cheerfulness! With its 3D flower design, it’s poised to brighten your loved one’s day as much as a fresh bouquet.
BEE MINE CARD
Source: Today’s Creative Ideas
This Bee Mine Card is as sweet as honey! Its pun-intended love message makes it adorable, punny, and a breeze to make!
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- WHAT DO YOU GET: The card is printed on one side and BLANK ON THE INSIDE to allow you to write your very own message. The unique fun design is printed on a specially sourced and environmentally...
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WASHI TAPE HEART CARD
Source: Midwestern Moms
Calling all washi tape fans! This washi tape heart card is a stylish and contemporary use of your favorite patterns, making your Valentine’s Day wishes pop!
PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORY CARD
Source: Studio Style
Try a nostalgic touch with this photographic memory card. It’s a touching way to remind your loved one of those shared moments that make your bond so special.
PAPER AIRPLANE LOVE NOTE
Source: Lia Griffith
Feeling playful? Consider the paper airplane love note. It’s all about fun and interactivity—not to mention, it’s a love note that can really ‘take flight’!
STITCHED HEART CARD
Source: Only Passionate Curiosity
If you’re nifty with a needle and thread, this stitched heart card is perfect. It’s a unique and heartfelt way to symbolize your stitched-together hearts!
CANDY HEART CARD
Source: Cards & Pockets
Sweeten up your Valentine’s Day message with this candy heart card. It’s double the fun—an edible card and a love note all in one.
“I LOVE YOU TO PIECES” PUZZLE CARD
Source: Crafting Jeannie
This puzzle card cleverly tells your loved one ‘I love you to pieces.’ It’s an engaging way to show them they’re the perfect fit in your life.
HEARTY BOOKMARK CARD
Source: 30 Days
Is your Valentine a bookworm? This hearty bookmark card will be used and cherished long after Valentine’s Day, making each page a reminder of your love.
PIXEL HEART POP UP CARD
Tech lovers, rejoice! This pixel heart pop up card is a unique, creative twist on a traditional love note. It’s perfect for your special ‘player two’.
- 𝐑𝐎𝐌𝐀𝐍𝐓𝐈𝐂 𝐏𝐎𝐏 𝐔𝐏 𝐂𝐀𝐑𝐃 𝐰/ 𝐋𝐈𝐆𝐇𝐓𝐒 & 𝐌𝐔𝐒𝐈𝐂! These valentines day cards for her pop up & play 'Happy Together' with a...
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LOVE POTION CARD
Source: Faking It Fabulous
Bring a little magic to your Valentine’s Day message with this love potion card. It’s a whimsical choice for those who believe in the enchanting power of love.
SEALED WITH A KISS ENVELOPE CARD
Source: Maritza Lisa
Dive into old-school romance with this vintage-style sealed with a kiss envelope card. It features a wax seal, adding a romantic touch to your Valentine’s message.
COOKIE CUTTER CARD
Source: Rachel Hollis
This sweet, simple cookie cutter card is an adorable way to send your love. Even better? It’s a fun craft project the kids can join in on!
LOVE LIGHTBULB CARD
Illuminate your loved one’s Valentine’s Day with this creative love lightbulb card. It’s a bright idea guaranteed to spark joy.
CRAYON HEART CARD
Source: The Nerd’s Wife
For a colorful option, consider the crayon heart card. It’s a fun project that looks amazing once completed and will let your love shine through in vivid hues.
LACE DOILY HEART CARD
Source: Craft Bits
This lace doily heart card exudes elegance and charm. It’s a simple card that captures the quintessential Valentine’s Day aesthetic.
COTTON CANDY LOVE CLOUD CARD
Source: A Bubbly Life
This fluffy cotton candy love cloud card is an adorable and playful choice that will have your loved one floating on cloud nine.
HEART EYES EMOJI CARD
Source: Popcorn & Chocolate
For the social media savvy, this heart eyes emoji card is a fun and contemporary way to express how your loved one makes you feel.
FOLDOUT HEART CARD
Source: The Postman’s Knock
This foldout heart card allows you to deliver your love message in a cascade of unfolding hearts. It’s a unique way to add a dramatic touch to your Valentine’s wishes.
3D LOVE CARD
Source: Download & Print
This 3D love card uses simple materials to create a stunning visual effect. It’s perfect for anyone wanting to take their card giving to the next level.
KEY TO MY HEART
Source: Cards & Pockets
Last but not least, a handmade card is the “key” to winning at Valentine’s Day, and your other half will treasure this one, boasting a vintage laser-cut skeleton key and sweet handwritten message.
Oh, darling, DIY Valentine’s Day cards aren’t just about paper and glue. They’re peppy little packages of love, sprinkled with your time, creativity, and affection. Sure, you could snag a store-bought card in a snap. But will it carry those giggles you shared while choosing the perfect shade of pink or those moments of awe as your heart-shaped masterpiece came to life? Absolutely not! Creating a DIY card is about pouring a little piece of yourself into something tangible, something that whispers, “Hey, I adore you so much, I made this just for you.” And trust me, nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like a handmade Valentine!
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Some Valentine’s Day GIFTS You Can Buy
- QUALITY CRYSTAL MATERIALS & 3D LASER ENGRAVING: Made of HIGH-QUALITY K9 Crystal, our product showcases intricate interior images carved by Advanced 3D Laser Engraving Technology. This Optically Clear...
- HEARTWARMING SENTIMENTS: Express your love and care for her with our crystal lamp that will brighten up her life. The beautifully 3D designed crystal, accompanied by the heartfelt message "I Love...
- LED COLORFUL LIGHT BASE: Our lamp features a 100% non-toxic ABS+PVC light base with six lighting modes. Choose from slow flashing multi-colored, fast flashing multi-colored, constant white light, red...
- Rose Flower Gifts for Women: Inside the clear dome is one enchanted rose flower, looks almost real and never fade, glass rose represents love. Idea for Valentines gifts for her and Birthday gifts for...
- Symbol of Eternity: Inspired by the movie, our glass roses are symbol of love, affection and friendship. Special way to tell her "I love you more as time goes by", this rose plays the role of...
- Light Up Rose in A Glass: Powered by 3 AAA power (not included), LED lights are twined around the colorful roses, charming warm glow light up in night for home, bed room and adds the sweet atmosphere....
- With a total of 867 facets, this charming pair of Kris Bears sparkles beautifully in clear crystal
- One holds a red crystal heart, while the other holds a pink crystal flower with a green lacquered metal stem and leaf.
- A wonderful gift idea for a wedding, anniversary or any other special occasion.