DIY VALENTINES DAY CARD- surprise heart pop up card

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Looking for some Valentine’s day crafts to do with your kids?¬† How about a DIY Valentines Day Card with a heart that pops up when you open it? Sounds cute! right? ūüôā This is an easy craft idea for both adults and kids!

 

diy valentines day card

 

Supplies you need to make this DIY Valentines Day Card

 

supplies needed to make DIY Valentines day Card

1. Red Card stock paper (22 x 11 cm)

2. White paper (22 x 11 cm)

3. White square paper (11 x 11 cm)

4. Three red square papers (8 x 8 cm, 7 x 7 cm, 7 x 7 cm)

5. Pencil

6. Scissors

7. Glue stick

8. Hot Glue gun

9. Decorative stickers

10. White ribbon

 

Steps- How to make a Heart Pop-up Card- DIY Valentines Day Card

Watch the video or follow the below steps!

Step 1

Apply glue all over one side of the red card stock paper and stick the white paper (22 x 11 cm) over it. Fold it in half.

DIY VALENTINES DAY CARD- apply glue over red cardstock paper

Step 2

Fold the white square paper (11 x 11 cm) diagonally and draw one side of a heart as shown below.  Get a heart-shape out of it by cutting it through the line we just drew. 

DIY VALENTINES DAY CARD- draw a heart shape

Now, open it and you will get a heart-shape.

DIY VALENTINES DAY CARD- get a heart shaped template

Step 3

Place the heart-shape from step 2 over the cardstock paper and use it as a template to cut a heart out of it. Let’s keep it aside.

DIY VALENTINES DAY CARD- cut a heart shape out of the cardstock paper

Get a heart shape out of the card stock paper

DIY VALENTINES DAY CARD- step-cut a heart shape out of the cardstock paper

Step 4

Fold three red square papers (8 x 8 cm, 7 x 7 cm, 7 x 7 cm) diagonally and draw one side of a heart on each of them with a small line connecting it to the diagonal crease. Cut each of them along this line and unfold them.

draw one side of a heart on each of the square paper

 

Cut each of them along this line and unfold them.

DIY VALENTINES DAY CARD- unfold the hearts

Step 5

Cut a small triangle shape out of each of these shapes and you are left with what is shown below.

Cut each of them along this line and unfold them

Step 6

You can see a tiny triangle left in the middle of these shapes right? Apply some glue over that little triangle. Now stick the other wing over it. 

Connect all the three together by applying glue to the back of one side of each of them.

DIY VALENTINES DAY CARD- step-cut red hearts

Step 7

Now, open the card we left at step 3. Stick both the ends of the red hearts on each side of the card.¬†Add some decorative stickers and stick a ribbon using hot glue gun to make it look prettier ūüôā

diy valentines day card

 

If you liked this heart pop-up card idea, check out my other post on making a teddy bear Valentine’s day Gift¬†¬†How to make a teddy bear easily- Valentine’s Day Gift idea!

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This Valentine’s Day Card by Crafts By Ria was featured on the Canadian parenting Blog MomLessMom.

 

 

 

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