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Valentines Cards

Step by step on how to make Valentine card as presented Canica of Shoestring Scrapbooking

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For any question contact: Winnie

Valentines cards

What you need to make a Valentine card:

  • 1 Piece of handmade paper (you can use a scrap piece of paper)
  • 1 Plain 12 X 12 Card-stock
  • 1 X Plain OR Patterned Paper measuring (you can use a scrap piece of paper)
  • 2 X Chipboard Hearts
  • 4 x Metal Charms
  • Ribbon
  • 1 Piece of wire
  • 2 Brads
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Dark Brown Fluid Chalk Inkpad
  • Heart Shape Template
what you will need

Read through all the instructions first before making your Valentine card.

Step 1

Cut your plain cardstock measuring 23 X 17cm and fold in half. This is your card.

Cut your card to size

Step2

Now you are going to cut your plain or patterned paper measuring 8.5 X 16.5 cm. Note! If you want the edges white you can 1. Lightly sand the edges OR 2. Use white paint. You will need a thin dry paint brush and you will then dry brush the edges. Use a scrap piece of paper to try this on first.

finnish edges off

Step 3

Now you are going to insert the brads into you piece of paper measuring 8.5 X 16 cm. They will go into the top right and bottom right had corners

braid paper

Step 4

You are now going to stick the 8.5 X 16.5cm piece of paper onto the front of the card, on the left hand side. Now put the card one side.

attache paper to card

Step 5

You are now going to do the large heart. You will now need a heart template to make the large heart. I used a heart from a mini chipboard album and covered it. If you dont have a heart template you can draw your own heart or go to Google and search for heart templates.

chipboard heartchipbopard heart
Tape your wire down
wrapp wire

Step 6

Now you are going to use your wire and wrap it around the heart. Whilst you are doing this you will need letter beads to thread through. I used BE ME VALENTINE, but this is up to you. wrappingwirehear
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Step 7

Once you have wrapped the wire and done the beads. You will then use ribbon to tie your charms onto the wire. When this is done put one side.

attach cahrms

Step 8

You are now going to use the dark brown Fluid Chalk Inkpad to colour your hearts.

uncoloured heartscoloured heart

Step 9

Now stick down the 2 small chipboard hearts. Top left and bottom left hand corners.

attache heearts to card

Step 10

Now you can stick down the large paper heart in the centre of the card and you are done! Happy Valentines Day!

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