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Make Valentine cards by needlepointing a cupid pattern on canvas and attaching to a card.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1982 (v.60#1) pg. 43, 58

Five Valentine gifts to make. (1) Cross-stitched floral heart is flanked by a pair of bunnies made from layers of hardboard, all mounted in a frame made from molding and trimmed in ribbons. (2) Cross-stitched heart with a floral design is made into a lace-trimmed sachet. (3) Paper bunny cutouts can be used as cards or taped together into a chain. (4) Cross-stitched bunny toy. (5) Framed Scherenschnitte (lacy cut paper).
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1987 (v.65#2) pg. 98, 139

My funny valentine. (1) King of Hearts castle-shaped mail holder for valentine cards is made from a tissue box, paper-towel tubes, paint, paper and glue. (2) Rebus valentines that combine letters, numbers and pictures to create a verse. (3) Sucker, tea bag or balloon used to decorate a Valentine card.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1998 (v.76#2) pg. 183

Valentines for kids ages 4 and up to make using rubber stamps.
CRAFTS Feb 1992 (v.15#2) pg. 19

Valentine greeting cards. (1) Linoleum block printed cards. (2) Jigsaw puzzle card. (3) Sweetie pie pop-up card.
CRAFTS Feb 1992 (v.15#2) pg. 72, 55

Paper doll sweethearts. Boy, girl and dog paper dolls are made from fabric-coated watercolor paper. They fold to fit inside an envelope to serve as a unique Valentine card.
CRAFTS Feb 1993 (v.16#2) pg. 38, 51

Scherenschnitte valentines. Three silhouettes of girl and boy in differing poses. Black silhouettes are mounted in lace-edged circular cutouts in marbleized paper.
CRAFTS Feb 1993 (v.16#2) pg. 68

Valentine cards for children to make. Designs and names are drawn with glue and sprinkled with glitter. The card's border is punched with cutout shapes and woven with plastic lace.
CRAFTS Feb 1994 (v.17#2) pg. 18

Pop-up Valentine cards made from paper decorated with rubber stamps.
CRAFTS Feb 1995 (v.18#2) pg. 63

Valentines for kids age 5 and up to make. Colored paper is cut with pattern blade scissors and trimmed with buttons, satin ribbon roses, cord and candies.
CRAFTS Feb 1996 (v.19#2) pg. 26, 43

Rapturous ribbon embroidery. Three Valentine gifts to make. (1) Purchased Battenberg lace pillowcase is embroidered with sprays of flowers worked in ribbom embroidery. (2) Purchased heart-shaped plastic box is covered with linen embroidered with closters of ribbon French knot flowers and trimmed with braid. (3) Blank greeting cards or watercolor paper are decorated with fabric heart and butterfly cutouts and trimmed with embroidered silk flowers and gold charms.
CRAFTS Feb 1996 (v.19#2) pg. 30, 43

Elegant paper Valentines are made using paper pulp molded in heart-shaped clay molds. Finished pieces are trimmed with ribbons, lace, glutter and roses. Instructions are also included for making an envelope from a paper doily.
CRAFTS Feb 1996 (v.19#2) pg. 36

Valentine notecards are fused with sheep and cow motifs and decorated with heart shapes and messages that read "I Love Ewe" and "Happy Valentine's Day".
CRAFTS Feb 1997 (v.20#2) pg. 74, 51

Rubber stamp Valentine cards. Cutouts, paper layering, stamping and gold embossing are used to make three styles of cards. (1) Cupid card. (2) Locket card (with photos). (3) Hearts and swirls card.
CRAFTS Feb 1998 (v.21#2) pg. 24

Sweet Valentine angel picture has a 3-D effect with rubber-stamped angels, painted and glued in layers, along with a sentimental message, on deckle-edged cardstock. Frame is made from painted cardboard.
CRAFTS Feb 1999 (v.22#1) pg. 52, Insert

How to make mechanical Valentines.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #73 Feb 1980 (v.7#1) pg. 41

Quill your own Valentine cards.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #85 Feb 1982 (v.8#1) pg. 43

Homemade old fashioned valentines.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #97 Feb 1984 (v.9#1) pg. 45

Keepsake valentines you can make. Page accompanying the article is a variety of gingham-printed shapes.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Feb 1974 (v.4#4) pg. 52

Five styles of old-fashioned Valentines to make.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1980 (v.11#1) pg. 18

Victorian Valentines made using punched-paper embroidery. Patterns and instructions for a large heart, 3 bears, a miniature oval, a miniature rectangular picture and a mirror.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1980 (v.11#1) pg. 66

Make your own Victorian style cut paper valentines.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1982 (v.13#1) pg. 12

Old-fashioned Valentine. Heart shape, cut from heavy watercolor paper, is painted with a wild rose motif and "Be Mine ..." using watercolors. Lace is glued around the edge and a loop of ribbon added at the top as a hanger.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1993 (v.20#1) pg. 28, 35

Victorian valentine keepsakes. Heart-shaped painted motif featuring roses, ribbons and lace is used decorate paint two valentine items. (1) "You're Just my Style" valentine card and matching envelope. (2) Heart-shaped wooden box. Full-sized patterns furnished.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1995 (v.22#1) pg. 48, 33

How to bake and decorate edible valentines.
FAMILY CIRCLE Feb 3 1978 (v.91#2) pg. 26, 125

A Valentine that blooms. A shortcut for making paper embedded with dried lavender leaves and flowers. Includes instructions for making a mold and a heart-shaped deckle.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1998 (v.10#3) pg. 48

A leather Valentine is personalized with a gold-embossed name.
LEATHER CRAFTERS & SADDLERS JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1997 (v.7#1) pg. 8, Insert

Perforated paper gifts. Includes greeting cards, Valentines, bookmark, decorated paper boxes, etc.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1983 (v.28#1) pg. 112, 122

Tip: Two Valentine cards, one trimmed with candy and another with a barrette.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1986 (v.31#1) pg. 80

Three styles of cut-paper valentines.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1986 (v.31#1) pg. 83

"Love at the Zoo" felt Valentines. Two cats, a snake, a monkey and a panda are sewn from felt and lightly stuffed. Each holds a heart with lettered beads that spell a name or message.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1987 (v.32#1) pg. 76, 98

Valentine for a stamp collector. Red stamps glued to a heart-shaped background are mounted on a panel of stamps in another color and then framed.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1989 (v.34#1) pg. 66

Valentine cards are worked in cross-stitch on perforated paper and even-weave fabric.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 38, 50

Three Valentines to make: (1) an open lacy bobbin lace heart (2) a hardanger heart made with Kloster blocks (3) a counted cross stitch heart worked on perforated paper.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1980 (v.3#1) pg. 40, 52

Needleart Valentines. (1) Counted cross-stitch "I Love You", (2) Embroidered satin messages, (3) "I Love You" in needlepoint, (4) "I Love You" in latch hook.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1981 (v.4#1) pg. 42

Valentine projects. (1) Soft sculpture calico baskets filled with hearts. (2) Hearts-in-a-basket pattern to quilt, cross-stitch or needlepoint. (3) Three perforated paper Valentines.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1982 (v.5#1) pg. 8, 21, 40

Embroider a Valentine which reads "This bears my love to you", picturing two "teddy bears".
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1984 (v.7#1) pg. 19, 36, 50

Imprint your own Valentine cards with a "rebus" puzzle for the message.
SUNSET Feb 1982 (v.168#2) pg. 136

Veiled valentines. Using well-chosen scraps (ticket stubs, maps, stamps, ...) to fabricate personalized valentine cards.
SUNSET Feb 1990 (v.184#2) pg. 136

An assortment of Valentine cards and candy containers to make.
WOMAN'S DAY Feb 20 1979 (v.42#6) pg. 4, 174

Make your own greeting cards and rubber stamps for Valentine's Day.
WOMAN'S DAY Feb 7 1984 (v.47#6) pg. 83, 138