February 3 ~ Valentine Inspiration

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Valentine Cards by Priscilla, Lockette

Priscilla writes, “…The red/white heart pattern is actually fabric that’s fused to cardstock to make fabric postcards. You can see more in my etsy shop.”

Use fusible web like Pellon’s Wonder-Under to attach a favorite fabric to cardstock for note cards, journals and more.

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221 Responses to February 3 ~ Valentine Inspiration

  1. lara parent says:

    Lovely idea and great color combination!

  2. Christine says:

    How adorable those are. I love the blue.

  3. Kumiko Ide says:

    I love Priscilla’s work, and this is yet another great example of her amazing taste and attention to detail.

  4. April says:

    way too cute! the simplest projects are the ones that look so amazing.

  5. Brad says:

    Those cards are absolutely adorable! ^_^

  6. joycie says:

    what a great idea…now i can make some easy quick v-day cards for my class of kiddos…thanks, you saved me again at the last minute!

  7. Julia in WDM says:

    i like the idea of fusing fabric to cardstock.

  8. Alana says:

    Ohh Super cute! I might have to get some of these for my loves!

  9. Rebecca says:

    This is such a great idea!

  10. Kelli says:

    I will NEVER complete my creative to-do list with all the ideas y’all keep throwing at me, but you know what…at the end of my life I will be very happy and proud of all the things I did make along the way. Keep the good ideas coming, and I’ll keep adding to that list!

  11. Kelly Jo says:

    What a cute idea! These are really adorable!

  12. kim says:

    wow, never realized I could use wonder under to fuse fabric to paper, what a good idea!

  13. Lisa Eichholtz says:

    I love an idea that can help me use fabric scraps AND scrapbooking materials…

  14. Erin Compton says:

    What a wonderful set of Valentines! Fabric fused with paper is so simple but so stunning!

  15. Jerilyn says:

    How fun would it be to get one of these in the mail?

  16. wendy says:

    Love it! Aqua and red!

  17. shannon says:

    I love this color combination!

  18. Dana B. says:

    I love this idea! How creative…thanks for the inspiration!

  19. jennsquared says:

    Those are some sweet valentines! Love them!

  20. Dacia says:

    what a lovely idea! I was just thinking about what I would make for valentines this year… this might be the winner!

  21. Eliane T. says:

    Thanks for this lovely idea!

  22. Good idea. I have to make my Mum a new bunch of cards soon – this will be a new shape for me.

  23. Katie B says:

    I’ll keep this one in mind. Great idea!

  24. MaryAnn says:

    I’ve done this at Christmas for my students- such fun

  25. SewLindaAnn says:

    the colors are wonderful, aqua, red and white has become a classic combination. the idea brings about tons of ideas for putting fabric on cardstock and using it for all occasions for notecards and many other things.

  26. Ramona says:

    What a quick fun way to make valentines. How fun.

  27. Very cute and I am ready to try making one!

  28. Linda J. says:

    I use this technique to make Christmas Cards (it really is pretty easy). I need to “ramp it up” and use it for other holidays too. What a great Valentine idea!

  29. Jessie says:

    I love love love this idea! I have sewn fabric onto card stock before and loved the outcome, this looks like just as much fun and much easier. Thanks!

  30. anja says:

    I have some fabric that would be perfect for this idea.

  31. Marcia W. says:

    I’m really liking the red and aqua combo too.

  32. Clarissa says:

    So sweet!

  33. Katie says:

    Running out of time to make Valentines for this year. Maybe I should start now, to have a nice big stockpile for next year! I love this project.

  34. Rachel says:

    So cute. Can’t wait to try this!

  35. Stacy says:

    That is a great idea for making Valentine’s! We have some to make, so I think that we will try out that idea with my fabric scraps!

  36. Jessica C. says:

    I love the fabric postcard idea.

  37. Joey Snow says:

    I think I need to try that . . . or . . go get some from her ETSY shop!

  38. Erin says:

    This is a great idea that could work for any season or occasion!

  39. Cristi says:

    I’m getting so inspired!

  40. barbara says:

    that is so simple and very elegant – thanks for sharing the idea

  41. elana says:

    what is it about simple paper that makes it so lovely?

  42. ahk says:

    Sure beats the messy gluestick for adhering fabric to cardstock — great idea!

  43. Tina says:

    What a nice variety. I’m so happy to have found this site!

  44. Deanna says:

    I am making Valentines with the children this afternoon. Good ideas. Thanks.

  45. megan says:

    What a great idea! So much better than the cheap store bought ones I usually use!

  46. Laura says:

    Fabric and paper are two of my favourite things – I love the idea of combining them!

  47. Daisy says:

    How stunning do these look???? Absolutely love the colour combo and a great way to use up scraps, both of fabric and cardstock…..thanks

  48. Carol says:

    I love the blue envelopes with the red cards!!

  49. Teresa Peschke says:

    Such a cute idea, i’m so going to try that

  50. Kristel says:

    Um, these open up a whole new world of wedding invites!

  51. tscd says:

    Brilliant idea!

  52. louise says:

    I love red and this shade of blue together. It is just lovely.

    Good idea as well.

    http://www.frescocreative.com.au

  53. Sonja H says:

    What a great idea! I was playing with my fabric scraps today…but I think I’ll have to try this out! Thanks for sharing!

  54. Beautiful and simple…perfect color combination. :)

    Kim

  55. Tammy says:

    Those are so cute!

  56. candace says:

    Fantastic idea. I have some fabric scaps which are black with red, shiny hearts and PERFECT for a project like this. Thank you for sharing this!

  57. Hey, this is great! I’m going to try some of these.

  58. happy says:

    this is a beautiful card, interesting colour and the little hearts are cutes. Is it really a fabric? It looks so flat.

  59. Sally says:

    LOVE IT!!! LOVE IT!!! Great. Thanks. ANOTHER reasons to go buy some hearty fabric. YES!!!

  60. Jennifer S. says:

    That’s awesome. Now if only we could fuse chocolate with fabric and paper, then all of my favorites would be combined… fabric fused to paper cupcake wrappers…. hmmm….

  61. Amber says:

    What an ever so clever idea! I think I just might look into the possibilities of fusing fabric! Nifty!

  62. Angie H. says:

    Those are so cute…great for a gift.

  63. Andrea says:

    Nice idea for some quick and lovely Valentines!

  64. I really like this idea, I think fabric looks so nice on hand made cards.

    Debbie

  65. Annette says:

    Very cute! Love the colors!

  66. faith says:

    love this idea. maybe a silly question, but what’s the benefit of fusing vs. using glue like mod podge?

  67. Liz says:

    fun idea!

  68. Maeve says:

    I’m inspired to try making some valentines using fabrics and cardstock. Thanks for your great blog!

  69. Christy says:

    lovely idea! it looks very sweet!

  70. kathy h. says:

    I have the morning off tomorrow – might have to try this.

  71. Tina says:

    I’m just loving red and aqua right now (like everyone else!). I haven’t tried fusing fabric to cardstock before. I’ll have to try it. I even have all the supplies on hand!

  72. jd says:

    Cute idea!

  73. Anu says:

    very nice!

  74. sandi says:

    So cute. I had buy the XOs.

  75. Christina says:

    These are super super cute..i just might have to try this out when my kids get a bit older…they’d be great to send to grandparents with recent pictures of their grandkids inside with the heart also!!

  76. Carrie says:

    very nice idea…

  77. Tiffani says:

    So cute! I used to do that from time to time, but kind of forgot about it! Think I’ll go make a card!

  78. Kristy Hall says:

    what a cute idea. cant wait to try it! =)

  79. Brandi says:

    wow, so cute and you could probably use similar ideas to make cards for birthdays and stuff, so happy to have seen this!

  80. Regina says:

    So simple and elegant -and fun!

  81. Krissy says:

    Just darling!

  82. Johanna says:

    I love the colours!

  83. Nicole N. says:

    These are super cute! I love it!

  84. Bethany says:

    Cute idea! I didn’t know you could use wonder under with paper.

  85. Katie says:

    Ooh, I was going to try sewing felt onto cardstock, but it would be way easier to fuse fabric on. What can I say, I’m a lazy crafter. ;)

  86. Carol says:

    The cards are lovely but I absolutely ♥ those envelopes! Gorgeous color!

  87. Adrianne says:

    wonderful idea!

  88. Sarah says:

    Wow, super duper cute!

  89. Kerry says:

    I just got my grandma’s bernina and some vintage fabric scraps this weekend. I think this might be a project for the weekend.

  90. Megan says:

    Cute! Never considered fusing fabric to cardstock.

  91. Christine Treter says:

    Very clever—cute and easy!

  92. Deb Joseph says:

    The cards are adorable!

  93. I done this before and it works wonderfully.

  94. Deb Cameron says:

    Love the idea of designing my own fabric and turning them into beautiful notecards, lovely idea!

  95. Maya says:

    I like that idea, fuse fabric & paper together!

  96. Andi says:

    I have fused fabric to paper many times to make quilt templates for my young students to explore – but never thought about making cards out of them. Thanks for the great idea!

  97. Sarah D says:

    I am already trying to dig through fabric that would make a cute little nighty top. what a simple and fantastic idea.

  98. Julee says:

    Love those colors!

  99. Becky says:

    Is there anything that WonderUnder can not do!? It’s the Duct Tape of crafting – unless you actually used Duct Tape!

  100. Alice says:

    Huh. I’ve stitched fabric to cards before, but never fused it. That could be worth a try.

  101. michelle says:

    What a great idea for valentines that will hold up.

  102. Carol says:

    Interesting idea. I’m going to try it.

  103. Emme says:

    Adorable! Now if only there was enough time in the day!

  104. Melanie says:

    Love the color combo! Beautiful!

  105. sy says:

    that’s a good idea to use up fabric

  106. That is so beautiful!

  107. Carrie L says:

    I love this idea! I was just trying to think of a cute idea for my daughter to send Valentines to her cousins. Maybe this will be it!

  108. Jennifer says:

    these cards are super cute!

  109. pamela says:

    Why do I always forget that you can fuse fabric to paper? This is adorable!

  110. Jenni says:

    These are so cute, I would love to try and make something like that and then sew a zig-zag stitch around the edges!

  111. Andrea says:

    So cute!

  112. Amber says:

    What a great idea. I might give that a try.

  113. JJ says:

    It would be cute to make some similar to these with stamps!

  114. Wendy says:

    Love the idea!

  115. amanda says:

    This is a great idea, and something I might actually be able to put together in time for Valentine’s day!

  116. Chancy says:

    These are so cute.

  117. AisforAmy says:

    What a cool idea! That would be super easy to put together for valentines for all my girlfriends!

  118. Jackie Morgan says:

    THAT is really a darling idea. I had not thought of fusing fabric to cardstock. What a fun idea! Really a great idea for expanding scrap book “paper” and “card stock”!!
    And can’t wait to send these cute cards to my granddaughters and grandsons in appropriate colors!!
    Happy Valentines!
    Jackie in San Antonio

  119. Elizabeth says:

    What a great idea for gifts!

  120. Amy says:

    Great idea, and I love the packaging.

  121. Love those cards; they combine two of my favorite things:paper and fabric.

  122. Cassie says:

    How clever?! You truly do learn something new everyday. Especially on this site. :)

  123. Krystina says:

    Great idea! thanks!

  124. Kathie says:

    How clever. First school valentine’s day for the kids & I am desperate for ideas.

  125. Hilary says:

    so much fun

  126. Linda says:

    Who would have thought – great idea. Really cute valentines.

  127. Kathleen says:

    i, too, love the colour combo – same colours as in my daugher’s room ! Those are way cute.

  128. Angela says:

    I love this color combination.

  129. Erin says:

    If I had kids I’d want them to give these to all their little friends…

  130. Crystal says:

    Oh what a fun idea!

  131. Gina F says:

    Fun idea! Thanks for sharing.

  132. Morgan says:

    Ah, so simple! That’s what I like. :)

  133. Kadybug says:

    Cute stuff in your store!

  134. aSprinkling says:

    I’m keeping my eye on things over here because I am looking for some great ideas for my kid’s class for Valentines Day.

  135. Carol says:

    I love the red and aqua together!!! Very sweet.

  136. Lori says:

    I never think of mixing fabric and paper products…clever!

  137. Stacey Lynn says:

    That’s a great idea! I love those cute cards!

  138. Amy says:

    Good idea! Thanks.

  139. Linda says:

    Love these valentines! Thanks!

  140. Sarah says:

    Neat idea! I love cards

  141. Michelle says:

    That’s a good idea, and the presentation is wonderful.

  142. Bekah says:

    Awww, what a great idea, thanks!

  143. Kathleen says:

    Love the color combination for this crafty idea. This will be a fun project not only for Valentine’s Day, but for gifts using some other favorite fabrics I’ve got around…

  144. Sean Coleman says:

    I like these, I am sure my wife and daughters would like to get one for Valentines Day

  145. jm says:

    Pretty!

  146. Betsy M says:

    Very pretty!

  147. Rachel says:

    fusible web is one of my new favorites!

  148. Katie says:

    I love the color combination. Red and pink things with light blue are my favorite Valentines combination!

  149. Jennwith4 says:

    Very cute!

  150. susan says:

    I didn’t realize you could fuse fabric to cardstock. That opens up a whole world of possibilities!

  151. Erin says:

    I need some Wonder Under! These Valentines are cute….

  152. Ellen says:

    So cute!

  153. Amber says:

    Great idea – I love handmade note cards.

  154. Anne Marie says:

    Love this idea – super!

  155. Brittney says:

    Great ideas!

  156. Courtney says:

    My love of paper and my love of fabric can now coexist! I love it!

  157. Fabric fused to card stock… brilliant!

  158. DebbieKL says:

    What an awesome idea for making cards!

  159. Emily says:

    Oooohh, I never thought of fusing fabric to paper! Now I really won’t ever get rid of scraps againl. :)

  160. Kathy says:

    These cards are wonderful! I especially like the owl cards in her etsy shop!

  161. Mama Lusco says:

    Never thought of fusing paper. So cute!

  162. Codecrafter says:

    These are really cute!

  163. Tabitha says:

    These are cute…I have been trying to figure out how to incorporate some cute fabric into my kids cards this year, without making a big difficult project for myself!

  164. Claudia says:

    Looks great!

  165. Samantha says:

    Really, really cute!! Would make a great Valentine gift for teachers. Love it!

  166. Gail says:

    Ooh, love the idea of fusing fabric to card, thanks for sharing.

  167. Jenny says:

    Oh beautiful idea! Love the sweet blue envelopes with them.

    Jenny

  168. Vicki says:

    those are cute!

  169. qsogirl says:

    I’m not usually a Valentine’s kind of person, but these ideas are starting to win me over :)

  170. Leigh says:

    Love it! We are making Valentines this weekend, this will be a great addition!

  171. DebbieB says:

    Very cute idea. I love notecards and note writing so I’m sure I’ll be making something along this line.

  172. I might have to send V’s this year now

  173. Erica says:

    I love this idea!

  174. Melody says:

    Beautiful! Couldn’t be much easier, either. I was just thinking I needed to make a special Valentine this year.

  175. Danielle says:

    These are so very beautiful in their simplicity.

  176. Jennifer says:

    This is a great idea! I will definitely be making these for my boys to personalize and give to their classmates!

  177. meg says:

    Of course! I love making gift tags using this method; don’t know why I never thought of Valentines. This is just the inspiration I needed — thank you!!

  178. Helen says:

    These are lovely! She has such a nice shop! So many goodies!

  179. Lynnette says:

    What a great idea for the scraps of favorite material you just can’t justify throwing away. Thanks!

  180. Oh boy – do I love these.

  181. Ramona Burke says:

    oooh, fun! I have scraps of wonder under around here somewhere…

  182. kim says:

    so cute!

  183. Holly U says:

    The red/blue combo is lovely indeed. And it’s a clever way to use fabric scraps!

  184. Heidi C says:

    I never even thought to use wonder under & cardstock! Yay!! I <3 this!

  185. Chris says:

    What a great idea! I never considered fusing fabric to paper. Oh, the possibilities.

  186. Amanda says:

    I’ve used wonder under to make fabric gift tags that match my home sewn presents….they got more interest than the actual present one time ;)

  187. Nancy says:

    Great idea. There are endless possibilities for different occasions, different fabrics, different shapes.

  188. Sara says:

    Love the red and aqua – planning a party right now w/that color combo!

  189. Valerie says:

    Great idea, and great way to de-stash! Now why can’t I think of things like this?!

  190. Alisa says:

    Cute, simple and oh so darling. I’ll be making some of those today. Thanks for the inspiration.

  191. Raspberry says:

    These are gorgeous! Absolutely amazing.

  192. sarah says:

    Yes! My addiction to fabric just draws me to this Valentine.

  193. Bindu Ann says:

    This is awesome, I love handmade stationary!

  194. alisha says:

    I would have never thought to use fusible web to attach fabric to cardstock. This opens up so many possibilities!

  195. Tong says:

    These are so lovely!

  196. Rebecca says:

    Any recommendations for where to get cute envelopes for these? I want to make some, but envelopes always seem to be a problem for me.

  197. Alyssa says:

    What a great tip – I’ll have to make something for my sister, she loves to hand write her notes.

  198. sharon says:

    Great idea! Good way to use up some of the stash! Thanks Sharon.

  199. Kimberly says:

    Love this idea! It is so cute and easy and is a great way to use my paper and fabric scraps.

  200. Christine says:

    Gotta do that! wonderful way to use those hearty fabrics.

  201. Lisa says:

    Very cute. Great idea!

  202. Nichole says:

    love these cards…so simple and clean.

  203. terri says:

    love the aqua envelopes….

  204. Hilary says:

    Adorable – I love the red and white with the teal envelopes.

  205. Elizabeth says:

    What a great idea. This inspires me in my scrapbooking too!

  206. Stephanie says:

    Love this! I’ll be making Valentine’s with my preschooler and can imagine this would be fun project with him, letting him pick some fabrics and tracing a heart pattern.

  207. Sam says:

    I love these! So cute, and they sound really easy. I was also loving the little nightie tutorial from yesterday. Such fun stuff for february. keep it up!

  208. Carolyn says:

    Absolutely adorable!

  209. Its_Lily says:

    This is a great idea and a wonderful gift for that person who loves to give the handwritten note. I can see my granddaughter using these when she writes to her Daddy when he’s stationed overseas. Just sending him a little more love.

  210. ~Helena~ says:

    Those are cute.

  211. Judi B says:

    great idea!

  212. Roxanne says:

    What a great idea! I love it!

  213. Pretty! I love the red/aqua color combo.

  214. Nikki says:

    I love it! I want to make them right now. Awesome prizes!

  215. Jennifer says:

    how clever! i wouldn’t have thought of using wonder-under to fuse fabric to paper! thanks for the great idea – i think i’ll try something like this with my kiddo.

  216. duff says:

    That is some seriously cute stationery! This is a great personalized gift–especially for those of us who love the feel of fabric–and so economical!
    Thanks!

  217. Tina Mackey says:

    Very cute! I’m going to have to try that.

  218. Courtney says:

    I love the red and aqua colors in this.

  219. Briana says:

    I like this a lot. Looks simple enough to do and I can use up some of my favorite fabric this way.

  220. Barb says:

    What a fantastic idea! Maybe I can make some of these for my class…

  221. Betsy Tucker says:

    I am always won over by this color combination – especially when a few hearts are sprinkled in as well. What a lovely way to use small fabric scraps up – fused to cardstock!

    So many great ideas, so LITTLE time.

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