Sweet! 25 Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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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

I Love You Valentine’s Day Card - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

Printable Funny Valentine’s Day Cards - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

My Heart Beets for You - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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.

4.Valentine Schmalentine

Valentine Schmalentine - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

DIY Confetti Valentine’s Day Card - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

Free Printable Valentine’s Day Cards - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

You’re The Balm Valentine’s Day Card - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

Gamer Love Letterpress Card - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

DIY Valentine’s Day Puns - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

Border Punch Scraps Shaker Card - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Folded Hearts - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

DIY Modern Valentine's Day Pop Cards - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

Paper Airplane Valentine's Day Free Printable Card - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

DIY Valentine's Day Confetti Heart - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

Hearts Abounding Valentine's Day - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

Funny Valentine's Day Hot Dog - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

I Knew I Loved You Valentine's Day Card - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

Falling Die Cut Hearts - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

DIY Candy Valentine's Day Cards - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

Love Rains Valentine's Day Card - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

Funny Valentine's Day Card Dinosaur - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

Valentine Defined Bouquet - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

Origami Valentine's Day Card - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

Happy Valentine's Day Card - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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

Printable Valentine's Day Necklace Cards - DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

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.

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