Kids and kids-at-heart love Valentine’s Day! It’s a day to express our love for each other through flowers, cards, and candy. Did you know that Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular holidays for sending and exchanging cards? With an estimated 1 billion cards exchanged it is second only to Christmas. People have been crafting custom handmade Valentine’s since the 1700’s. It wasn’t until the mid 18th century that a person could simply walk into the corner store and pickup a ready-made valentine. Think about it, for 150 years people had to sit down with their glue and scissors and make their declarations of love the crafty way!
Get old fashioned crafty this Valentine’s Day! Skip the store-bought cards. Instead give not only a card, but also the gift of creativity! Create a personalized, oversized card that shows your love in a big way, with this Jumbo Valentine craft. It is a simple design, constructed on sturdy, jumbo scale foam board. To decorate the card, use easy-to-apply heart and gemstone stickers that add sparkle and texture. And essential to any Valentine, the card has a large space on the inside to compose your heartfelt poem or love note. This Valentine craft is so simple, it’s an ideal project to work on with children. Make this Valentine’s Day stand out! Celebrate BIG—with the Jumbo Valentine craft.