Saturday, February 12, 2011
Felt Valentine's Day cards
I've always liked Valentine's Day, mostly because of the craftiness that comes with it - making Valentine's, making homemade gifts for your sweetie, and when I was young, making the very best Valentine's box for school. This year my craftiness involved making a bunch of fast easy cards using felt and cardstock.
Cricut Machine or access to one such as in a scrapbooking store
Cartridge - Just Because Cards
Cardstock paper in 3 colors [cream, red and pink]
Scissors (sewing and regular)
Felt in light red
Sewing machine or pin if doing it by hand
Start by making your card base. Using the Just Because Cards cartridge, a Cricut and a cream colored cardstock, cut out one radish 4 1/2". Next, using your pink cardstock, cut out one radish-s. This makes the scalloped base. Using a ruler, scissors and red cardstock cut out a square smaller then your card base but bigger then the scalloped base. Glue these together. Then, using the light red felt, cut out a heart using sewing scissors that is big enough to fit inside of the pink scalloped cardstock. I used my sewing machine to then sew the felt heart onto the front of the card. You can also do this by hand. When finished I simple wrote, Happy Valentine's Day! on the inside.