Scrappy Valentines…Made With Love

Sandy and I are always looking for ways to use scraps of fabric…no matter how tiny they might be!  I decided to make Valentine’s Day cards using some of the little scraps I just couldn’t throw away.

I started with a package of blank 4×5 inch blank note cards.  You can find smaller or larger blank note cards but this seemed like a good size for Valentine’s Day cards.

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I looked through my box of tangled trims…yikes, what a disaster!  I untangled them and picked out colors that would coordinate with pink and red.

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Then…I just started cutting out hearts from little scraps…below is just a start!

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Two hearts from one scrap!  I liked both and decided to use them on different cards.

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This is cute!  Mom likes pink, this might be the one for her.  It looks big in the picture below but it is sized to fit on the 4 x 5 inch card.

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How about this green trim!  What a find in my tangle of trims!

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I found some tulle scraps and some cute buttons…this will add some zip to my Valentines!

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I’ll be working on my Valentines over the weekend.  I plan to sew and/or glue the fabric hearts to the cards and use glue to add buttons and trim.

Give this a try!  It’s a fun way to use up extra scraps of fabric and trim AND your Valentines will be one of a kind!

 

 

 

13 thoughts on “Scrappy Valentines…Made With Love

  1. sandradny says:

    I’m pretty sure that you were hiding that box of tangled trims from me when I was in Ohio this past summer….I love the way do-dads can add sparkle to a project!

  2. Chela's Colchas y Mas says:

    I love to make hearts. My students would spend a day making individual Valentines for each student in the class. I would ask parents to send whatever trims and buttons they were willing to donate. We played “love” songs and spent the day singing and making Valentines. I miss those days!

    • Gray Barn Designs says:

      How nice your students made hearts for each other! It’s one of those activities that always brings a smile to the giver and to the receiver! I think I will add glitter to my cards as well. Nothing like opening an envelope and have glitter fall out!

  3. rl2b2017 says:

    Hi Cindy! What a fun collection of hearts and embellishments. Your Mom will certainly love that you took the time to make her a special card. ~smile~ Roseanne

    • Gray Barn Designs says:

      It’s suppose to be super cold this weekend, so I’ll be able to finish them and pop them in the mail. How about you…going to give it a try?

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