Best Happy Valentines Day Card Ideas

Happy Valentines Day Card Ideas

It’s not just your significant other who should get a special Valentine’s Day note on February 14. Valentine’s Day is for celebrating love of all kinds, and if you’re looking to share thoughtful messages with all your friends and family this year, then the best way to do so is with DIY Valentine’s Day cards. Homemade cards are sure to warm your recipient’s heart and bring a smile to their face, and if you can handle simple Valentine’s Day crafts, then these easy Valentine’s Day card ideas are for you.

If you’re looking to get your kids involved with crafting a heartfelt card, then we have plenty of easy DIY cards that fill the bill. Many of these card ideas work as kid-friendly Valentine’s Day crafts for your little ones to bring to school and place in their classmates’ Valentine’s Day boxes. Of course, homemade cards aren’t just for kids, and we have also have DIY cards for adults that you can customize with a special message or romantic Valentine’s Day quote. Go ahead and tell those around you how much they really matter to you with one of these 50 handcrafted Valentine’s Day cards. It’s time to spread the love!

Button Heart Photo Card

Tell your partner how much you love them by transforming a plain note card into a heartwarming photo card that’s embellished with sweet buttons.

To make: Cut a heart shape in the front of a plain note card. Glue a photograph to the inside of the card, centering it in the opening. Glue buttons around the outline of the heart cutout.

button heart picture card

Vegetable Watercolor Valentine’s Card

Tell them you love them with a hand-painted card and clever saying. Make a loose watercolor drawing of fruits or vegetables on the front of blank note cards and add a quippy sayings—such as “You are Rooted in My Heart,” “Olive You,” and “I Love You From My Head Tomatoes.”

watercolor valentines cards

Cut-Paper Flower Card

The hardest part about making this construction paper candy heart card is keeping yourself from eating all the candies.

cut paper flower card

I Dig You Valentine

Who wouldn’t want to receive a bag filled with gummy worms and M&Ms on Valentine’s Day?

i dig you valentine

DIY Scratch-Off Card

Customize this scratch-off card however you’d like to make it as unique as your Valentine themselves.

scratch off valentines day card

Words and Vines Valentine’s Day Card

If you’re looking to improve your lettering and watercolor skills, then this totally customizable card craft is perfect for you.

words and vines valentines day card

Oil Pastel Art Heart Balloons Card

Perfect for both kids and adults, this oil pastel heart balloon card couldn’t be easier to make.

oil pastel heart balloon card

Accordion Envelope Valentine

Dress this cute accordion envelope card up with stickers, coupons, and love notes for a Valentine that’s full of surprises.

accordion envelope valentines card

Mason Jar Valentine

Decorate a chipboard mason jar with some buttons, twine, and rhinestones to create these adorable Valentines.

mason jar heart valentine

Stencil Hearts Valentines Day Card

No one will believe you made this gorgeous stencil heart card with just an old toothbrush, paint, and a piece of junk mail.

stencil hearts valentines day card

3D Tissue Paper Heart Card

This stunning tissue paper heart card is something your recipient will want to keep for years to come.

tissue paper heart card

Printable Truck Valentine

Anyone who loves donuts, trucks, or puns (or all three!) will be delighted to receive this clever card.

printable truck valentine

Exploding Hearts Envelope Gift Tags

Tie these heart-filled envelope gift tags to a lollipop or a plastic bag full of candy for an extra-sweet treat.

exploding hearts envelope gift tags

Lollipop Heart Flower Cards

If you’re a sucker for your sweetheart, then these little treats are perfect for you.

lollipop heart flower cards

Fingerprint Heart Tree Card

Your kids will love getting a little messy making this creative card that will look so beautiful, you’ll want to hang it up.

diy valentines day card fingerprint tree

Heart Confetti Card

Use a heart-shaped hole puncher to make your own confetti hearts to sprinkle on the front of these sweet cards.

diy valentines day card confetti

Printable Pin Cards

Use these colorful pin cards to give your Valentine a sweet memento for the holiday. You can gift these to your “galentines” with some fun pins, like this blogger did.

diy valentines day cards galentines pins

Funny Valentine’s Day Cards

Show your partner that you care with a hilarious Valentine’s Day card. These messages are too relatable!

diy valentines day cards funny

Tulip in a Heart Pop-Up Card

Enlist the help of your kids to make these beautiful pop-up cards that will make any recipient smile.

diy valentines day card pop up tulip

Love Bug Valentine’s Day Card

Your kids will love putting this little love bug card together and writing messages to their friends under the wings.

diy valentines day cards lovebug

Valentine’s Day Necklace Cards

Add a special touch to your Valentine’s Day cards by attaching a DIY necklace.

diy valentines day cards necklaces

Printable Bee My Valentine Cards

These instructions offer a few different bee-themed Valentine’s Day cards, like this one with a bee pencil, as well as one with Burt’s Bees lip balm.

diy valentines day cards bees

DIY Doughnut Valentine’s Day Cards

Anyone who’s gifted these cute greetings will be so thankful because of the extra-special sweet inside.

diy valentines day cards donut

Popcorn Valentine’s Day Card

Tie a bag of popcorn to this charming Valentine for a fun treat.

diy valentines day cards popcorn

Printable Chapstick Valentine’s Day Card

Give a cheeky Valentine’s Day card that includes a stick of lip balm—preferably chocolate or cherry flavored.

diy valentines day cards chapstick

DIY Modern Valentine Pop-Up Card

This classy Valentine’s Day card is still super festive with all the X’s and O’s covering the front.

diy valentines day cards pop up

Printable ‘Cutie’ Valentine’s Day Cards

Here’s a healthy alternative to Valentine’s Day candy.

clementine valentines day cards

DIY Fishbowl Valentine’s Day Cards

You can also switch up the wording on these fishbowl cards to “You’re a catch!”

homemade valentine card fishbowl

Ice Cream-Themed Homemade Valentine Cards

This tasty tutorial lets you create a flat or 2-D design.

homemade valentine card ice cream

Unicorn Valentine Card Craft

Unicorns are everywhere these days—including on these cute-as-can-be cards complete with suckers.

unicorn valentine's day card craft


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