Quick Picks : 2.4.16

Free Printable Valentine's Day Postcards by Ann Shen for The Crafted Life

Free Printable Valentine’s Day Postcards by Ann Shen for The Crafted Life (via)

This Week’s Picks

♥ If you like cool patterns, then you’re really going to dig these modern notecards from Sigrid Calon.

♥ Paper embroidery and string art are shaping up to be one of the big trends in paper crafting this year, and if you’re just itching to take needle and thread to paper to create something awesome, Ann from All Things Paper has you covered with this great roundup of paper embroidery tutorials.

♥ The most gorgeous cutlery packaging that I think I’ve ever seen.

♥ No matter where you are on the hand lettering learning curve, you’ll get something out of these very helpful tips from Daniel Palacios for finding your lettering style. I know that I did!

image from The Crafted Life

Printable Folded Valentines from Oinge Shop

Printable Paper Airplaine Valentine / Love Card

These printable folded and origami-style valentines from Oinge Shop are seriously sweet. I’m totally digging the range of designs that they offer, which include punny cat and dog cards, a love boat card, cards that look like the notes that we used to pass around in school (long, long ago), and (my favorite) a darling paper airplane card (above).

Be sure to check out Oinge Shop on Etsy to see all of their fun and interactive cards!

DIY Origami Cat & Dog Valentines from Oinge Shop

DIY Folded School Note Valentines from Oinge Shop

DIY Origami Love Boat Valentine Card by Oinge Shop

images from Oinge Shop

Free Printable 80’s Inspired Valentines from Damask Love

Free Printable 80's Inspired Valentines from Damask Love

Get ready to pine for the days of scrunchies, rollerball lip gloss, and cell phones that were as big as your head, because my latest k.becca project in collaboration with Damask Love is, like, totally rad! These free printable 80’s inspired valentines include six totally tubular designs that will get you a “whoa, that’s awesome, dude” from anyone who is lucky enough to receive them.

Head on over to Damask Love to download these bodacious valentine designs!

image from Damask Love

6 Fab Valentine’s Day Paper Crafts

Valentine’s Day is just two weeks away! If you’re looking for fun ideas for love-themed treat packaging, sweet little gifts, and handmade valentine cards and invites, then look no further because this roundup is filled with stellar Valentine’s Day paper crafts from around the creative interwebs. Here, check ’em out:

6 Fab Valentine's Day Paper Crafts

Above, clockwise from top left : The House That Lars Built // Oh Happy Day // Say Yes // For The Makers (via) // Design Is Yay // Design Eat Repeat

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