Monday, January 25, 2010

Valentine stamp

Valentine's day is just around the corner so everyone's busy looking around for the perfect cards. Last week, I posted these romantic handmade valentines and I was thinking, if I'm buying handmade, why don't I just hand-make it myself! It's tough work but I think that's what makes it more special. Although having a little assistant, like this cute handmade heart balloon rubber stamp from Cupcake Tree, does not hurt!

Do you make your own valentines or do you just leave it to the experts?

Oh, and check out these lovely printables from The English Muffin.


  1. Adorable! I've never made my own Valentine's, but now I want to try. :-)

  2. Loving that stamp! I have a hard time buying cards unless they are super special when I know that I can make some thing pretty rad on my own. But it's definitely hard to resist sometimes :)

  3. these are the absolute cutest!!
    i was just thinking to myself about what i was gonna do for valentine day cards.. and i love a homemade anything! the elephant is my absolute favorite! adorable!!

  4. eeeeek! i want one.! who ever who receives it should feel very special :) You may have just discovered a skill in card making!

    I prefer to make my own cards, if time permits.

  5. thats just about the cutest stamp ever! valentines are so much cuter when theyre handmade, noh (along with other gifts for that matter)?

    oh, and was that your dog in the previous picture? he is way too adorable!:)

    lovely blog:)


  6. oh such sweet little valentines! i especially love the ellie...oh so cute! i just took a quick browse before work through some of your posts...and i'll be back! a source of eye candy indeed! thanks for stopping by my little spot...

  7. I love stamps and always look for an excuse to use them. This is a perfect idea for friends and family

  8. Very cool. I'm not very crafty myself and if I give Valentine's cards I like them to be funny (my message can be the mushy part!)

  9. These Valentines are adorable! I make my own every year!

  10. These are so cute! Not making any valentines, but I do have tons and tons of weddings and wedding related events and this might really inspire me to finally make some cards. I even bought some a few months ago and still continue buying cards! Thanks for posting. Love your blog!


  11. This is really cute. I have to make some Valentine's and I wasn't sure where to start before...but I think I'll take a look at some stamps and see what I can come up with. Thanks for the awesome inspiration!

  12. Am I horrible to say that I haven't given out valentines to someone other than a boyfriend since Elementary School? I feel so not happy about that now! And I think I'm gonna hand make some this year! Thanks for the encouragement! I think I will be on the look out for adorable stamps :) Perfect idea!

    Love, Meg @

  13. I like to make my own val cards, or buy handmade ones, they feel like they mean more!

    thanks for stopping by my blog, and for your comment, I'm enjoying your blog too! xx

  14. Glad you girls find this helpful! I've already started creating my own valentines, but i need more inspiration, i think.


  15. love stamps! i also think it's a good middle of the road solution to loving stationery and paper products but not wanting to be too wasteful, because it allows you to dress up recycled or inexpensive papers.


Your lovely comments are most welcome! xoxo- andy

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