Easy and Quick
Valentine Shaker Card

by Melissa Bove
(Toms River, NJ USA)

Be My Valentine<br>Homemade Valentines Card

Be My Valentine
Homemade Valentines Card

~ I made it to give to my husband.

Materials you will need:

  • Ruby Red, Light Pink, White Card stock

  • Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye (Quite Smitten) and Making Memories Je t'adore (French Words)

  • Maya Road Large Chipboard Heart

  • Martha Stewart Pink Mini Roses

  • Martha Stewart Small Heart Punch

  • Melissa Frances Rub-On Transfer

  • Hero Arts White Pearls

  • Red Seam Binding Ribbon

  • Light Green Satin Ribbon

  • Chunky Style Glitter

  • Small Piece of Acrylic or clear plastic packaging

  • White Acrylic Paint

  • Paper Distresser Tool

  • Hot Glue Gun

How to make this card:

  1. Mat a piece of white cardstock onto a red card base.

  2. Paint the large chipboard heart with white paint and when dry, add a coating of Aileen's glue and then some chunky glitter.

  3. When dry, adhere a piece of patterned paper onto the back of the chipboard heart.

  4. Then adhere a piece of heart-shaped acrylic (or you can use a piece of clear packaging) onto the front of the chipboard heart using a hot glue gun. Only glue the bottom and sides at first.

  5. Add punched hearts and glitter inside of heart and then finish gluing the top of heart with hot glue.

  6. To cover the glue, add ribbon around the edge of heart as well as mini roses and pearls.

  7. Add ribbon and heart onto a piece of patterned paper and then adhere to card base.

  8. Finish with a rub-on transfer along the bottom of the card.

  9. To make the triple loop bow, use a mini bow-dabra.

A Little About Me:

My name is Melissa Bove. I live in Southern NJ with my husband and 2 sons. I love all kinds of paper crafting but especially love to do cardmaking and altered projects.

My Blog: Keepsakes by Melissa

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A Winner!
by: Betty Anne V.

Definitely the best card in the contest. So very beautiful and creative. Good luck!

Betty Anne Varano

by: Carol Blackwell

So creative and beautiful! Great design!

awesome card
by: Christine

love your card.

Beautiful card!
by: Grace Johns

What a fantastic shaker card. Very pretty. I always wanted to make one of these but was always scared. U make it look so easy. I may just have to try one of these now. Thank you for inspiring me.

Grace J.

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