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DIY Valentine's Day Cards - I A-door-e You- A Fun Craft for Boys and Girls!

Super sweet and easy cards to DIY for your Valentine's Day!


We love Valentine's Day! Whether you enjoy holiday decorating, sharing a fun Valentine's Day book, making cards and having some yummy chocolates, there's much to look forward to on February 14th!


(Visit our 14 Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day for great ideas to enjoy the holiday!)

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Over the years we have made many, many Valentines! Each year we would look for the perfect inspiration to replicate and send out to friends, neighbors and relatives!


We've made Valentines featuring feathered flamingos, puffy sheep, hot air balloons, teddy bears, kissing fish, painted papers and more!


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This year, our Valentines were inspired by the fun idea of using doors to express 'I A-door-e You!


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We've been obsessing this past year over pretty doors worldwide and this was the inspiration for the 2020 Valentine's Day Card!


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After all, endless doors of all colors, styles and eras were just waiting for us to turn into a kitchy-catchy Valentine Card!


It was also a super fun way to use up some of those pretty crafting papers and supplies that are promising to take over our dining room!


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After establishing our theme, we next wrote up our list of recipients. We take this ever so seriously!


So, pull up a chair and take a look at some of our fun creations! If you've got some music that goes with the holiday and gets the creative juices flowing, put it on.


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Search the house for your basic supplies and enjoy the process!


DIY Valentine's Day Cards - I A-door-e You-

A Fun Craft for Any Age!

Materials:

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Being that these are hand-made works of art, we tailor them to the recipient. For example, one of our family members is a fan of green, so their card would definitely feature a spring-y hue.


Another friend loves purple, so hers would focus on that color! You get the idea!


Step One: Choose your heavy paper or cardstock and decide if you want it to be landscape (open at the bottom) or portrait (open like a book).


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Step Two: Decide on the 'look' you're going for. Whether it's a modern door, grand entryway like a castle or whimsical with plenty of fun pops of color, there are endless options to get creative!!


Do a little research if you you don't have a clear idea when you start!


Initially, when we decided to go with the door theme, it took a little time to find just the right amount of inspiration for our perfect little doors!


Bookmarking travel blog sites on Instagram and creating folders with pretty door pictures made it both easy and fun to find different ideas around every corner of the internet!


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Step Three: Create your I-Adoor-e You card!!


After this fun creative exploration, you'll have a new appreciation for the doors of the world!


Whether they're from the southwest, mid-century or just a plain old door, the fun has been in turning these potentially everyday subjects into colorful and whimsical objects of affection!


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After all, who can resist a pink flamingo flanking a colorful door! And better yet, who wouldn't love to receive one of these delightful Valentines in the mail!


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Knowing that our friends and family will have something cheery to greet them at the mailbox warms our hearts for sure!


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And one more of our A-door-able creations! Who doesn't love a cheery sloth atop a dessert-themed door?!


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Give one along with some chocolate for a winning combination!


Be sure to Pin this post so you can return to it in the future!!


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These 'I A-door-e You' Valentines are super fun DIY cards whether you're making one or one hundred of them!


You can personalize them to your heart's content, or replicate a mid-century or other iconic door you like!


Know someone who would enjoy this post? We'd love it if you'd share!

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Happy Valentine's Day!

XOXO,

Cenzia

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updated 1/24/2024 originally published 02/13/2020

2 Kommentare


My Kidz Bookshelf
My Kidz Bookshelf
15. Feb. 2020

Hi vonsamson43!

Thank you so much for the lovely compliments! It made our Valentine's Day extra cheery! Hope yours was fun and may the rest of your winter be sunny & cozy! Thanks for reading and come back to see what else we have in store! Enjoy! :) April & Cenzia

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vonsamson43
14. Feb. 2020

All of your magnificent Valentine's Day cards just--MADE ME SMILE! The colors and ideas are so extremely captivating. "Hallmark" doesn't have anything on you two. Maybe you should approach them with your spectacular cards. It warms my heart to see such beautiful creativity. Keep up the good work and thanks for brightening the winter doldrums & shadows of our friendly "ground hog."

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