DIY Valentine’s day card

DIY Valentine’s day card

Hands up who loves cards? 

Me too! I know that those of you affected by a paper addiction, will agree that card making for Valentine’s day is a MUST. Buying from the store? Nah. I have always loved playing with paper and getting crafty making my personalized card designs, way to much to just BUY one. You don’t need to be a super talented artist to d-i-y a card, as the secret recipe involves only a little bit of creativity and love. No rocket science, I promise. This year my “You have my ” design involves also a little interaction so you can watch your ‘second half’ open the magic box! Feeling a little bit romantic now? 🙂

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You will need:
1.  Blank, white paper stock card or any other thick paper folded in two
2.  Match box
3.  Double sided tape
4.  Pastel and neon masking tapes – different patterns
5.  Words print-outs – different fonts (YOU/HAVE/MY)
6.  Pieces of white paper + colorful paper + flower cut-outs
7.  Pink, decorative string
8.  Toothpick 
9.  Black pen/ paint / crayon
10. Scissors



Pocket/Box : 

Step 1 Place and wrap a double-sided tape around the matchbox  
Step 2 Cut out pieces of white paper and place around the matchbox    
Step 3 Decorate the box with colorful masking tapes and flower cut-outs

Step 1 Place a double-sided tape on the matchbox and stick it to the card
Step 2 Make two holes on both sides of the box and put the string through them. 

Step 3 Then wrap the string around the box and make a knot on the other side of the card
Step 4 Decorate the edges of the card with masking tapes
Step 5 Using double sided-tape seal the word cut-outs with the pieces of colorful paper and then with the card. 

Step 6 Decorate edges of the words with yellow neon paper.


                   Step 1 Color a toothpick using black pen/paint/crayon
                   Step 2 Color white paper black using black pen / paint / crayon
                   Step 3 Cut out two triangles of the same size for an arrowhead
                   Step 4 Place double-sided tape on both triangles
                   Step 5 Place one triangle on a flat surface, then place a toothpick on top of it.
                   Step 6 Gently place the second triangle on top of the toothpick sealing them together
                   Step 7 Repeat the same steps for the arrow ends but now using different shape

                   Step 8 Once they are sealed together, cut a v-shape in the bottom edge, and trim it.
                   Step 9 Attach the arrow to the card using masking tape.


                Cut out 3 different colored hearts for the multicolor effect.

V-day-card-by-Passion-shake-6aI’m also happy that my little project hit the first place of 40 unconventional Valentine’s day cards on Buzz feed. The love is buzzing all around the world!
 Are you going to make your cards as well? 
Linking up to these lovely parties !



Sooooo cute and cool! 🙂 I love this idea!!!

    Aga Tinca

    Grazie 🙂

Zielony Myszak

i like that card 🙂

    Aga Tinca

    Dzięki 🙂

Sabrina @ Hiccupsinmyhair

How fun to make a little box to keep small treasures! The card is darling.

    Aga Tinca

    Hi Sabrina, that’s a great idea – to keep some other little treasures inside 🙂 Thanks for visiting x


Ja też, kocham robić kartki. Dziękuję bardzo dla lekcjii!


Truly adorable and that box is a genius idea 🙂
Well done for being featured on buzz feed!
Have a great evening x

    Aga Tinca

    Hello Molly, thank you for stopping by and your nice comment 🙂 Have a great day x

Aleksandra Zielinska

Gratulacje:) kartka prześliczna. Ja jestem wprawdzie mało romantyczna , ale taką kartką byłabym zachwycona:)

    Aga Tinca

    Dzięki Ola 🙂 Z moim romantyzmem też różnie bywa… ale lubię robić kartki ;D

Erica Hart

SO Cute!!! How have you been?? We talked a little in Blogging your way Decor8 class remember!!? Love this!! Erica from seattle.

    Aga Tinca

    Hi Erica, of course I remember! So happy to hear from you 🙂 How are you doing?
    Thanks for your sweet words :))

Craftberry Bush

adorable !

Heather {Woods of Bell Trees}

Awww this is so cute! Love it!

Marti @ SewLicious Home Decor

This is the cutest Valentine’s Day card I’ve ever seen!! I love the little matchbox. Thank you for sharing it with us at Sewlicious Home Decor! Pinned!


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