How-to: 6 Creative, Homemade Valentines Day Cards | Reader's Digest

How-to: 6 Creative, Homemade Valentine’s Day Cards

Surprise your sweetheart with a totally unique, utterly ingenious DIY card.

By Alison Caporimo
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    Courtesy Brunch at Saks Blog

    Sweet Paint Samples

    Homemade Valentine's Day cards are more fun when they’re original, cute (and free!). To recycle your paint chips, Brunch at Saks suggests that you trace out a heart at the base of the chip and cut the outline with an X-Acto blade or a sharp pair of scissors. Use a regular hole punch on the top of the card, string ribbon through, and add a message.

    Courtesy Jamielyn Nye

    Mustache Lollipops

    What’s most impressive about these homemade Valentine's Day cards (besides their design) is that after you print the free mustache template from I Heart Nap Time, you’re basically done. Cut out the staches and puncture with a sucker to complete the look.

    Courtesy salt-water kids

    Pretty Pair

    Print out the simple card template from saltwater-kids, punch a hole at the top, and add twine before fixing to your favorite set of socks.

    Courtesy Design Eat Repeat

    Candy-grams

    Satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth with downloadable ice cream cards and stickers from Design Eat Repeat. Decorate small bags of candy to say something extra this Valentine's Day.

    Courtesy Dandee Designs

    Eye Love You

    Pick up some magnifying glass toys and create this cute card from Dandee this Valentine's Day. If you don’t have time to grab the toys, just download their awesome template and go.

    Courtesy Dandee Designs

    3-D Astronaut Cards

    If your Valentine is in the 5th grade—or, loved Sandra Bullock in "Gravity"—this astronaut card from Dandee is absolutely amazing. Print the template, grab some twine, and order these little space men to make your own homemade moonsterpiece.

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