DIY: Sequin Embellished Valentine’s Day Cards

Glitter N Glue DIY Sequin Valentines CardsI’m notorious for never getting Holiday cards in the mail in time. My Christmas cards usually arrive around New Years and you might get your Birthday card the month after. I’m really telling on myself here but I just mailed my niece and nephew’s Valentine’s Day cards… that I purchased for them last year! Yes, I bought them last year, addressed them, added stickers to the envelope and NEVER mailed them. The cards have been sitting on my desk for an entire year!! #DontJudge

This year I’m determined to craft my Valentine’s AND get them in the mail on time. This project is quick and easy and adds a very glamorous touch to your love notes.

Glitter N Glue DIY Sequin Valentines Cards MATERIALSMaterials: Blank Cards*, Sequin Trim, Glue, Scissors and a Pencil

*I purchase these blank cards from Paper Source (20 for $6.75) but you can create your own cards by folding over a piece of construction paper or card stock.

Glitter N Glue DIY Sequin Valentines Cards PENCILUse a pencil to hand write your personal message

Glitter N Glue DIY Sequin Valentines Cards GLUETrace over your letters with glue

Glitter N Glue DIY Sequin Valentines Cards SEQUINSAdd the sequin trim over your glue and allow time to dry

Glitter N Glue DIY Sequin Valentines Cards SNIPUse a pair of sharp scissors to remove any access trim

Glitter N Glue DIY Sequin Valentines Cards LOVE

Glitter N Glue DIY Sequin Valentines Cards THANK YOU Add a personal message to the inside of your card.

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30 responses

  1. This is such a cute idea! And I love the simplicity of it :D
    Fabulous post~
    -Holly

    February 7, 2013 at 2:00 pm

  2. Very sweet craft. And who doesn’t love sequins? I bet they’d really POP against a black card! :)

    February 7, 2013 at 2:05 pm

  3. Cute!

    February 7, 2013 at 2:10 pm

  4. anjelais

    Adorable! I want to try this out. :)

    February 7, 2013 at 2:42 pm

  5. This is such a cute and sweet idea and so simple! Thanks for sharing : )

    February 7, 2013 at 4:39 pm

  6. Such a fantAStic and nifty idea :) I still have time to try this out ;) awesome post :)

    February 7, 2013 at 5:23 pm

  7. What an awesome idea! Love it!

    February 7, 2013 at 6:09 pm

  8. Gorgeous!

    February 7, 2013 at 6:26 pm

  9. This is a great idea; I love these!!

    February 7, 2013 at 8:28 pm

  10. LOVE this & its super nice with pink.. LOVEEEEEE it dear

    February 8, 2013 at 2:23 am

  11. Super cute! I just ran out of note cards too!

    February 8, 2013 at 5:14 am

  12. Reblogged this on ilovepinkmash and commented:
    Love this! :) x

    February 8, 2013 at 6:07 am

  13. Those cards are so cute! Also, I’m so happy to find someone who’s as bad about mailing cards as I am!!! I have piles and piles of postcards that I’ve bought with all the best intentions but never mailed.

    February 8, 2013 at 8:09 am

  14. I love this idea and I’m so excited to try them! Where do you purchase the sequin trim?!

    February 8, 2013 at 8:27 am

  15. What a lovely idea…

    Greetings from Mexico,
    Lila&Sirena

    lilasirena.blogspot.com

    February 8, 2013 at 8:53 am

  16. Girl With The Big Blue Pen

    Reblogged this on The Girl With The Big Blue Pen.

    February 8, 2013 at 10:32 am

  17. Love, love, love these

    February 8, 2013 at 2:32 pm

  18. Ha ha. I’m the same way. But my biggest problem is finding a card that says exactly what I’m feeling for each person. So now I prefer to make thing myself. GREAT POST!!

    February 8, 2013 at 5:39 pm

  19. Cute idea, I think I’m going to do this for my card this year :)

    Lauren
    visit livinginaboxx

    February 9, 2013 at 7:32 am

  20. So creative and just in time for Valentine’s Day too! :)

    February 10, 2013 at 12:02 am

  21. Reblogged this on S For Summer and commented:
    Feeling crafty? Feeling in love?
    Για να εξωτερικεύσεις τη δημιουργικότητά σου και την αγάπη σου μπορείς με τον πιο εύκολο τρόπο να φτιάξεις αυτήν την χαρούμενη κατασκευή! Θα σε συμβούλευα αν το πάρεις απόφαση και συγκεντρώσεις τα υλικά, να φτιάξεις 3-4 καρτούλες και να τις προσφέρεις όποτε σου δοθεί η αφορμή! Γενικώς, όποτε φτιάχνω τέτοιες χειροτεχνίες, δε μένω μόνο σε αυτή που θα προσφέρω σήμερα (ή έστω αύριο!) μα ετοιμάζω μερικές και τις έχω στο αρχείο μου (ναι, στο μυστικό κουτί!) έτοιμες να περιμένουν την αφορμή για να γεμίσουν με ευχές! Καλή διασκέδαση!!

    February 10, 2013 at 12:06 am

  22. This is such an adorable idea. I bet it would also be cute with glitter too :) Glad I saw this just in time for Valentine’s day. <3

    February 10, 2013 at 10:26 am

  23. Cute!

    February 10, 2013 at 1:17 pm

  24. Jenae Phillips

    I have the same problem with procrastination and holiday cards and gifts! Nice DIY

    http://justembraceitblognshop.wordpress.com

    February 11, 2013 at 3:02 pm

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  27. Thank GOD Brazil’s Valentine Day is in June.. If I have a valentine til then, I’ll sure do it cause it is soooo cute <3

    March 30, 2013 at 9:04 am

    • June!??!? I want to celebrate Valentine’s Day again in June too!!!!

      March 30, 2013 at 9:07 am

      • Yes… June 12!!! We don’t celebrate it two times, ok only the normal people. I celebrate it twice, of course because it’s V DAY and V Day is totally perf <3

        March 30, 2013 at 9:09 am

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