Victorian Valentine's Day Card
Age: 3 and up
Parental supervision is recommended
There's nothing old-fashioned about saying "I love you." Here's a classy antique-looking Valentine's Day card to make for your sweetie.
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What you'll need:
- Victorian-style design cardstock
- Piece of lace material 1 1/2" x 5"
- Small cream colored buttons
- 1/4" x 15"cream-colored ribbon
- Medium- and small-sized pearl beads
- Glue gun
- Small ribbon roses (rosettes)
How to make it:
Step 1: Card Cut Out
- Cut 5"x 8" rectangle with Victorian-style design cardstock.
- Fold cardstock in half.
Step 2: Button Heart
- Draw a 3"x 3" heart shape on front bottom center of card with pencil.
- Alternate gluing small buttons, pearls, and ribbon rose flowers on front of card along edge of heart shape.
Step 3: Lace and Ribbon
- Glue lace piece to the front inside bottom edge of card.
- Cut 1/4"x 10" cream-colored ribbon.
- Create a loop and glue to center at top on back of card.
- Glue a button on top of loop.
- Tie a small bow with 1/4" cream-colored ribbon.
- Glue bow to top of heart.
- Glue a small pearl on top of bow.
- You can replace button with different sized white or cream colored pearls.
- Beads and buttons are very small and can easily end up in kids' mouths. Please make sure small children are supervised when completing this craft.
Claudine Casault is a craft developer living in Ontario, Canada.
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