Jumbo Valentine
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Jumbo Valentine

Let the kids get creative with this jumbo Valentine's Day card.

Designed by Craft Marketing Connections, Inc. courtesy of Elmer's.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Elmer's Craft Bond Glue Stick

 

Material List

  • Elmer's® Bi-Fold Foam Board™, Opens to 12" x 18"
  • Elmer's® X-ACTO® Rotary Paper Trimmer
  • (2) 12" x 12" scrapbook papers, BW Sweet Talk Pattern Hearts – K & Company
  • (1 each) 12" x 12" cardstock, indigo and white – The Paper Company/TPC Studio
  • (1) pkg. valentine sticker – Recollections™
  • (1) sheet peel and stick gemstones, hearts – Scrapbookin' Kids™ Creativity Sheet®
  • (1) 1" red heart gemstone
  • (1) 3/4" pink heart gemstone
  • 18" length of 5/8" wide pink dotted ribbon
  • Paper edger, wave long
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Red medium tip marker
  • Pencil
 

Project Instructions

Use an Elmer's® X-ACTO® Paper Trimmer to cut 8" x 9" and 7" x 9" pieces from pattern heart paper. Similarly, cut 4" x 9" and 4" x 12" pieces from the indigo cardstock and one 5" x 6" piece from the white cardstock.

Place closed Bi-Fold Foam Board™ on table with opening on right side. For front of card, use Elmer's® Craft Bond™ Glue Stick to glue 4" x 9" indigo cardstock piece to top third of card. Glue 8" x 9" heart paper to cover rest of card front.

Measure and cut ribbon into two 9" lengths. Glue ribbon along top and bottom edges of indigo cardstock.

Decorate indigo area with valentine stickers and gemstones.

For inside of card, vertically glue 4" x 12" indigo cardstock piece to right edge. Use wave long paper edger to trim around 7" x 9" heart paper. Center and glue heart paper, overlapping indigo cardstock.

Use red marker to write a special message onto white cardstock. Center and glue to inside of card.
 

Craft Notes

Ask an adult to use X-ACTO® Rotary Paper Trimmer.