Tired of buying the same old valentines as all of the other kids, full of commercial characters and silly sayings?
Looking for a fun art project you can do together?
Create your own unique handmade valentines this year.
In this article I’ll show you how to use a simple printmaking technique to design and print your own Valentine’s Day cards that will win everyone’s hearts.
Why Make Handmade Valentine’s Day Cards?
Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate and appreciate those you love. It is very common for friends and family to exchange valentine cards as a small token of affection. Why not create a unique handmade personalized valentine instead of using the same store-bought ones as everyone else?
According to History.com, Americans have been exchanging valentines since as early as the 1700s. By 1900, printed cards began to replace handmade valentines due to advancements in printing techniques.
Valentine’s Day is one of the largest card-sending holidays of the year, second only to Christmas.
By creating handmade cards, you give your kids a chance to be creative and express themselves while they make art that can be shared with their friends and loved ones.
Want your family’s holiday greeting or birthday card to stand out among the rest?
Make an impact on someone’s celebration with a 3-D card your kids can make themselves.
In this article, I’ll show you how to make a pop-up greeting card with your kids in 3 easy steps.
Why Create a Pop-Up Card?
How many times have you said something like this?
“Go make Grandma and Grandpa a special Christmas card, just from you.”
“Be sure to write a thank-you note to your aunt for the…”
“I forgot to buy a birthday card. Can you make one for your friend’s party, please?”