If you are tired of buying readymade conventional card for your love one, you can choose to do your own do it yourself Valentine’s Day card. Creating your own personalize card is that hard as many people think. There are few and easy to follow steps that you can do to be able to create memorable and unique Valentine’s card. This article will show you how you can create a nice card that will not take much of your time. Here are several supplies that you need:
· Red or white cardstock paper
· Glue stick
· Punch hole of any shape but preferably heart shape too
· Used cards
· Rubber stamps
· Foam paper
· Ink of any colour
· Red and white ribbon
· Valentine scrapbooking paper
· Family pictures
· A4 card
Upon learning all the materials needed you may now start making your own Valentine’s Day card, you have to gather all of these materials right before you start.
1. Gather all the decorations- before you glue all the decorations on your card. You have to gather all decoration and do some layout on your A4 card. There are heart shape punch hole that you can buy on the market and you can make use of this punch heart shape hole on the card to be able to create more heart décor. You can use glitters with Elmer’s glue. All you have to do is to sprinkle all the heart shape together with glitters. You can also use ribbon to tie small bows. You can use red for the ribbons of your card and you can also blend it with some other colour such as white.
2. Right wording- no matter how beautiful your card turns out, it will lose its purpose, if you will not construct the right wordings or messages for your love one. It’s better if you will create your own messages coming from your innermost thought. You may also copy inspiring and sweet messages in the internet. You can make use of scrapbooking paper for your messages. You may now start printing using your computer or you can write it down on your A4 card.
3. Layout- you must plan the layout of the entire A4 card. It is important to determine which decoration will look best on the outside and on the inside. If you have a photo of you and your love one, you can also choose add photos together. You may cut your picture into heart shape to make it look more romantic. On the top of the card, you have to put on some adhesive to combine all of them including the bow; you can be unique using your own ideas. You can create variations using the ribbon to be able to show some creative and to make the card look extra special. You can put your personal messages for your love or you compose your own poem if you chose to be more romantic inside the card. You have an option there where you want to place your wordings.
Be careful not to overdo your decorations, because too much decoration may not look good.