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Cricut A Child's Year Valentine Card - video tutorial

Hello and welcome! Today I will be making a simple and sweet little Valentine's Day card featuring the Cricut A Child's Year "Valentines" image. It's fun to use colorful, patterned papers when the focal point is a silhouette. The trick is to make the card interesting without compromising on the little details that take it over the top. Come on now, this sweet image contains a little girl carrying Valentine hearts, a puppy AND a turtle; what's not to love (?) ! Follow along as I show you how I made this darling little card.

View the "how-to" video here or click on the image below.


  • 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" white card base

  • 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" patterned paper mat

  • Cricut A Child's Year "Valentines" silhouette cut at 3" (overall dimensions are 3" tall x 4 1/8" wide)

  • Circles dies - Spellbinders (SB S4-116)

  • Fancy Scallop Edge Circles - Spellbinders (SB S4-911)

  • Nested Banners - Simon Says (111928)

  • Bloom embossing folder - Goosebumps

  • Small Heart Punch - Recollections

  • Sentiment stamps

  • Sizzix Big Shot

  • Sizzix Texture Boutique

  • Coordinating, lined envelope

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Happy crafting, everyone!

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