WIth the holiday season behind us, it is now time for us to start thinking about love in the New Year. And what better way to do that than creating handmade Valentine’s Day cards for the ones we love? There are plenty of ideas out there when it comes to this colorful craft.
Are you planning to give simple Valentine’s Day cards to all your friends? Or are you hoping to make something fancy for the one you love? Here are some great ideas to help spark some card making inspiration.
1.I Love You Valentine’s Day Card
Get the Ideas Here: American Crafts
How adorable are the plastic and metal elements that adorn this sweet card? The bold red color is a great way to make this card pop.
2.Printable Funny Valentine’s Day Cards
Get the Ideas Here: Landee See Landee Do
If you’re leaning more towards humor than romance, check out these funny finds. These cards come as easy, printable files. And the best part about them is that they’re free to print!
3.My Heart Beets for You
Get the Ideas Here: Posh and Prep
When are root vegetables romantic? When they are in the form of a clever Valentine’s Day pun! This is the perfect card for the Dwight Schrute fan in your life.
Get the Ideas Here: MMM Crafts
Are you looking for something that is both simple and silly? If so, then this free printable Valentine’s Day card may just be perfect for you. This card prints on standard sized printer paper.
5.DIY Confetti Valentine’s Day Card
Get the Ideas Here: The Creative Place
This creative card is a perfect project for the more advanced crafter. You’ll be busting out the sewing machine and making your own confetti to complete this card.
6.Free Printable Valentine’s Day Cards
Get the Ideas Here: Creative in Chicago
Everyone loves the word “Free”! This one has three different color options to choose from. It comes in an easy to use PDF file and requires some cardstock for printing.
7.You’re The Balm Valentine’s Day Card
Get the Ideas Here: Overstuffed Life
These clever cards are as much fun to make as they are to give. With a lip balm “bomb”, they even double as a card and a small gift.
8.Gamer Love Letterpress Card
Get the Ideas Here: Paper Wheel
Are you ready to talk nerdy? Check out this gamer-themed card that is perfect for that video game fan in your life.
9.DIY Valentine’s Day Puns
Get the Ideas Here: Lauren Conrad
If you enjoy a good pun, then these simple cards are for you. They are easy to create, and they are sure to put a smile on the face of the recipient.
10.Border Punch Scraps Shaker Card
Get the Ideas Here: Crafting Confessions
Head to the craft store to buy some confetting, or you can take out the hole punch and make your own. This handmade card is both simple and sleek.
11.Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Folded Hearts
Get the Ideas Here: The Chronicles of Home
If you’re looking for a fun craft to do with the kiddos this Valentine’s Day, this folded heart card is just perfect. Get started with card stock, glue, Sharpies, and a ruler.
12.DIY Modern Valentine’s Day Pop Cards
Get the Ideas Here: Lovely Indeed
Pop-up cards are always a favorite. Check out this clean, modern take on a pop-up Valentine’s Day card that seems to just leap off the page.
13.Paper Airplane Valentine’s Day Free Printable Card
Get the Ideas Here: No Biggie
Are you little ones looking for a clever card to hand out to friends this year? This precious paper airplane is perfect for just that. And the best part is that this one also comes as a free printable.
14.DIY Valentine’s Day Confetti Heart
Get the Ideas Here: Design Improvised
Grab your hole puncher, some card stock, and of course some colorful paper, and you’re ready to start on this cute confetti heart. You can make a simple heart shape or an XO
15.Hearts Abounding Valentine’s Day
Get the Ideas Here: I’m in Haven
These options are not only great for Valentine’s Day, but they may just be sweet enough to give on any occasion. Whether it is Valentine’s Day or you just want to say a quick thank you, check out these options.
16.Funny Valentine’s Day Hot Dog
Get the Ideas Here: Bee is for Bear
If you’re looking for something funny this Valentine’s Day, this humorous hot dog card may be right up your alley.
17.I Knew I Loved You Valentine’s Day Card
Get the Ideas Here: Bee is for Bear
Another funny find for that special someone in your life who loves to laugh.
18.Falling Die Cut Hearts
Get the Ideas Here: Lawnscaping Challenge
Sprinkle a little bit of love onto your Valentine with this fantastic falling heart idea. Start with white card stock and color it to give it a Valentine’s Day feel.
19.DIY Candy Valentine’s Day Cards
Get the Ideas Here: Hatter and Hare Events
Word play and candy? What’s not to love about these great candy gifts? They look so delicious that you may want to keep one for yourself.
20.Love Rains Valentine’s Day Card
Get the Ideas Here: HLK Downstairs Designs
Using stamps and a variety of ink colors, this adorable card featuring an umbrella and raining hearts is a great way to send some love.
21.Funny Valentine’s Day Card Dinosaur
Get the Ideas Here: Newton and the Apple
Funny, punny, and just a little bit naughty. If you love someone who is a fan of dinosaurs and wordplay, then they’ll be sure to dig this one.
22.Valentine Defined Bouquet
Get the Ideas Here: Stamping Mom of Four
This beautiful piece uses buttons, bows, and other three-dimensional finds to give this card some pop. Use stamps for the stems or draw them free hand.
23.Origami Valentine’s Day Card
Get the Ideas Here: SAS Does
If you’re looking for a more complex craft, this Origami Valentine’s Day card is just perfect. Gather multiple types of paper and lace, and check out the step-by-step guide to learn how to make the origami heart.
24.Happy Valentine’s Day Card
Get the Ideas Here: Ling’s Happy Place
How about a little mouse to send some love to that special someone in your life? Use white card stock and stamps to get started.
25.Printable Valentine’s Day Necklace Cards
Get the Ideas Here: Sarah Hearts
These printable freebies are a great way to show the ladies in your life some love this Valentine’s Day. They’re not only super cute, but they are customizable as well. Perfect for use as jewelry display cards.
There are so many Valentine’s Day card options to choose from! It may be tough for you to decide where to begin. Make a handmade card for someone special? Use a free printable design to save time and money? Or maybe just purchase a premade card that is certain to make your loved one laugh? When it comes to Valentine’s Day cards, there are just too many possibilities to choose from.
Once you settle the handmade, printable, or purchase decisions, it’s time to head to a local craft store to browse card stock, stamps, confetti, or any other fun embellishments you may want. Whether you keep it simple or choose a card that is a little more complicated, you’ll be on your way crafting and creating. Have you tried making any of these creative Valentine’s Day cards? Please share these links to share the love and inspiration. What else do you love about spreading love? Leave us a comment and let us know which of the above Valentine’s Day card options is your personal favorite.