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Easy to Make Valentine's Day Card with Cricut and Stamping

Updated on July 16, 2013

Easy to Make Valentine's Day Card

Valentine's Day brings thoughts of candy, flowers, and most of all sentimental, romantic, or funny CARDS. I create my Valentine's Day cards easily and I have fun making them. I am able to choose the colors of each card by picking the colors of cardstock used.

The traditional colors a Valentine's Day card is pink, red, and/or white. With my Cricut Personal Cutting Machine I normally use the heavy weight cardstock because when cutting out the intricate patterns a heavier paper will help me produce a better result. The same applies when using punches on cardstock; the paper is better able to withstand the pressure from the punch.

Happy Valentine's Day Card

For this Valentine's Day card I used a combination of Cricut Personal Cutting Machine cartridge shapes and a new border punch I purchased from Stampin'Up! called a "Border" stamp. The lovely lace design of this punch can make a card for any occasion look so special.

The Cricut Machine cartridge that I used "Spring Holiday Cards" creates a holiday card with just a few quick steps. I created a number of Kid's Valentine's Day cards using this cartridge too.

Happy Valentine's Day Card
Happy Valentine's Day Card


Cricut Machine Cartridge: Spring Holiday Cards

Cricut Machine Blade Depth: #2

Cricut Machine Pressure: Maximum

Cricut Machine Speed: Medium

Cardstock: Heavy weight version

Stamping Punch: Stampin'Up! "Border"

Adhesive: 2-Way Glue stick

Photo Steps

Base Card
Base Card
Stampin'Up! Lacy punch
Stampin'Up! Lacy punch
Adhered to base card
Adhered to base card
Cricut cutout
Cricut cutout
Extra Hearts cut with Cricut
Extra Hearts cut with Cricut
Finished Card!
Finished Card!

Step by Step

Although my photo came out a bit fuzzy; your first step would be to pick out a base card measuring 5 1/2" x 4 1/4". I used a heavy textured piece of cardstock to form the base card. Make sure to use a folding tool (from the Cricut Essentials Kit) when folding the cardstock.

Take a 3 1/2" x 5 1/4" piece of Red cardstock and punch along the edge of the two narrow ends using your Border punch. Position the paper in the middle so that a narrow border forms on each side of the lacy punch pattern.

Adhere the punched piece to your card with the lacy pattern positioned at the top and bottom of the card.

Cut one <Valntne1>, size 4", using your base keyboard key. This will cut out the "Happy Valentine's Day" sentiment with the smiling hearts. I used a White piece of heavy weight cardstock. Trim the finished cutout to measure 3" by trim evenly from the top and bottom of the cutout.

Adhere the trimmed cutout to the middle of your lacy punched piece. It should fit right into the large unpunched block of the red cardstock.

Cut 2 <Seal1>, size 2" using the base keyboard key. This will cutout two smiling hearts.

Adhere the hearts to the top right and bottom left of the smiling hearts.



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