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DIY Valentine’s Day Cards


Miranda: Soulmates only exist in the Hallmark aisle at Duane Reid Drugs

quote from Sex and The City (1998)

If that were the case, then this would be that card the Hallmark aisle.

I have a love for illustrations, proof is my fascination with Anto’s work, and when I come across good illustrations or a talented illustrator, I have to introduce myself. Have to. In the case of Heather of April Heather Art, my introduction and our dialogue led to a collaboration. I know, I know, this is a sewing blog but put don’t the fabric scissors and do some paper crafting for your lovahhh (also a quote from Sex And The City).



1. Paper scissors

2. Glue or any type of adhesive such as double sided tape, spray mount

3. Cardstock paper

4. Accessories such as pearls, glitter, washi tape, or crystals

4. PDF – click here to download


1. Print PDF

2. Cut card and image along dotted lines

3. Using hash marks on card as a guide, attach image to card using adhesive

4. If desired, decorate with accessories as desired (accessory design layout ideas provided in PDF)


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    Kat Sultanie

    aww that is so cute!

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    April Heather Art

    Maddie thanks so much for featuring my sweet little camper in your Valentine’s post! Love the way it came out!

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    This is quaint, and I like it. I think the flamingo is my favorite “accessory.” This is something I may have to download and send off to a couple of people… thanks so much for sharing!

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    Miss Crayola Creepy

    Ahhh sooooo cute!!!!

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    What a cute card and adorable illustration! I love everything about it.

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    Kate O'Hara

    this is so freaking cute i can’t stand it! love it!

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    I love love love making cards like this! Really cute, and cute blog design too šŸ™‚ x

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    Maggie Smith

    Love it!

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    Becky Stets

    Love this! Looks like my little camper!!

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    So adorable, love this card!

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    I love you Valentine’s Day Card. So sweet and even more thoughtful, since you made it yourself!

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    Kelli Murray

    Oh this is just perfect!!

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    i love this! so cute! and i like that you embellished a bit, too

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