Caroline’s Craft Corner: Valentine’s Day

Caroline Emerick, Content Editor

Design by: Margo Brunner

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, do you have a card for that special someone of yours? Well, if not here are two fabulous and fast Valentine’s cards that are sure to make that person in your life know how much you care about them.

Photo by: Caroline Emerick

Pop-up Accordion Hearts

Materials:

  • Three different colors of paper for the hearts
  • White paper
  • Tacky glue
  • Markers

Steps:

  1. First fold the white paper in half.
  2. Next, cut out three circles, one from each different color of paper and size.
  3. To fold them accordion style, take one end of the heart and fold it forward very slightly. Then, with that same end, fold it backwards. Do this to all three circles.
  4. Once the circles have been folded, fold them again in half.
  5. On the inside of the folded white paper, glue the edges of the three hearts and place them in order of smallest to largest.

Photo by: Caroline Emerick

Glitter Text

Materials:

  • White paper
  • White glue
  • Red glitter (any color works)

Steps:

  1. Cut your white paper in half.
  2. Write out the message you want in pencil.
  3. Trace over that message with glue.
  4. Sprinkle the glitter over the glue so that all of the glue is covered in glitter.
  5. Shake off excess glitter into a trash can.

Photo by: Caroline Emerick

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