How to Make A Valentine's Day Card With Journaling Cards

Posted by Kim Dellow
Journaling cars are a great way to put together a beautiful handmade card quickly and easily. Check out this simple DIY Valentine's Day Card at Blitsy.

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Hi, Kim Dellow here on the Blitsy blog to share a Love card with you. This one is made with journaling cards. If you have seen some of my other cards here on the blog, then you will know that I LOVE using journaling cards to make cards; it is one of my favorite things to do.

Here Is What You Will Need:

We R Memory Keepers Teresa Collins Albums Made Easy Journaling Cards - Snapshots

We R Memory Keepers Lifestyle Crafts Goosebumpz Embossing Folders - Polka Dot

Liquitex Heavy Body Professional Acrylic Color - Medium Magenta, 2 oz. Tube

Golden Fluid Acrylics Iridescent Bright Gold

We R Memory Keepers Crop-A-Dile Corner Chomper Tool - Rounded, .25" & .5"

Stick It! Double-Sided 3D Foam Dots 152/Pkg

Ranger Inkssentials Roller

White cardstock

Let's Make Some Tags

Add a bit of the magenta paint to a strip of white cardstock with a roller or brayer and let it dry. Then trim it to fit behind the 'Love' aperture on the journaling card.

Meanwhile cut out the heart from another one of the journaling cards with the 'Love' aperture.

Use a brayer to cover the raised dots on the inside of the embossing folder and emboss the cut-out heart.

Cheat! If the paint coverage wasn't enough, add more of the paint to each de-bossed dot with a brush.

Round the corners on the card blank to match the journaling cards then layer up the journaling cards and the heart with 3D foam pads.

This card is perfect for Valentine's day but you could easily use it for lots of other occasions too. It would make a fabulous wedding card, don’t you think?

Thanks for popping in.

Kim Dellow