2.05.2012

[oomph] makes. valentine's cards.

with valentine's day around the corner,
here's a quick and easy card idea.

supplies:
colored tissue paper
blank cards (or cardstock)
pencil and/or dowel
heart-shaped object
scissors
glue

use heart-shaped object to trace shape on card.

cut tissue into 1" squares.

wrap tissue square around pencil eraser or dowel.

add a tiny dab of glue to the bottom.

place within heart using LIGHT pressure.
repeat, repeat, repeat...until desired shape is achieved.


voila.

add sweet message, and you're done!

36 comments:

Rachel - Notes from my closet said...

Adorable! I love this idea :)

Love, Vanilla

Sia said...

AMAZING idea!! XOXO

Plami said...

what a sweet idea! Thank you so much for sharing!

XoXo
Plami

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Bre said...

Very sweet.

Miss B said...

awww this is so sweet! :)

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Despina T. said...

this is sooo beautiful!lovely diy :)

Jackie said...

ohhhh this is neat, love it!! ;)

Ellie M said...

Awh so so cute :) xx

Lisa said...

Wow, this is a great idea. I love DIY cards :)

-Lisa
Thelovelymemoir.blogspot.com

Call me M said...

These are so cute! Amazing idea!

Unknown said...

Very cute idea!!!

SHOP STYLE CONQUER said...

awww cute!

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Style Journey said...

This is such a cute idea! It would be fun for me and the little one to do a card. Thanks for showing this :)

E. Louise said...

Awww way better than anything you could buy!!

E. Louise

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Siân Singleton said...

love it x

Anonymous said...

OMG! I love this idea. I totally remember making this in 3rd grade. Of course, mines was much uglier than yours.

I was thinking about making homemade cards for vday, but I didn't know how. Thanks for sharing your DIY. Now I feel all inspired!

Meri said...

cute! I love this idea, I started making my valentines already too :)

WobiSobi said...

Love this!! So cute!!!!

Girlie Blogger said...

What a creative way to make a card. Nice!
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Juanita said...

Very creative. Tissue paper is a fun crafty item to work with.

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Anonymous said...

Adorable :) I remember making these when I was in middle school...they are tons of fun...might just have to revive them!

<3 Cambria
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A Very Sweet Blog said...

Those are BEAUTIFUL Becks! I love that they are dimensional. What a great DIY! Thanks for sharing how to do it. :D

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Bonnie said...

I lovelovelove this idea. Mr. A and I are making Valentine's Day cards for each other this year because we are trying to save money (stupid shopping ban), so this is great!

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welldressedmaker said...

Your cards are beautiful! Now I wanna make a ton!

♥ laura
the blog of worldly delights

Ashley Rae said...

Thanks for the idea, Becks!

.AshleyRae.
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Fashionable Rose said...

oh this is so sweet! love the card! what an easy and beautiful idea :) x

Marie said...

Wow, thanks for sharing! It's so cute!! I'm definitely going to make one by myself!

Cel said...

I remember doing stuff like this when I was a little kid in school... I would probably frighten off the lad in my life if I showed up with that though haha.

Fashion Confessions of a Mommy said...

These are adorable. Looks tedius but very cute.
Daphne.

Carolyn said...

aw very adorable. i should try this..

james said...

ah! cuteee! loveeee! super easy :) have a good day sweetie!

x jamie

Stephanie said...

So cute! I'm gonna try this!

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caramellitsa said...

such a nice idea I think i ll try it and if it turns out pretty i ll give it to my boyfriend :)


you look beautiful in purple <3

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