Heart Pocket Card

folded card measures 8.50” x 5.50”

folded card measures 8.50” x 5.50”

 

“From the bottom of my heart” is not just a sentiment for Valentine’s Day.  It can be used for any occasion and each sincere wish you want to convey.  The plastic see-through window creates the pocket holding the loose metallic hearts.  Small rhinestones in the flower centers add a little extra sparkle to this special card.  The free template is included with the instructions for this quick and easy project.

Directions

card template

card template

heart template

heart template

step 1 - Download and print out the heart pocket card template.  The image should be on the bottom half of the page.  Use the small heart template to cut out the center of the red heart with a craft knife.

step 2 - Turn the card over. Cut out a clear plastic square slightly larger than the heart hole.

step 2 - Turn the card over. Cut out a clear plastic square slightly larger than the heart hole.

step 3 - Tape the plastic to the card on all four sides.  Fold the card in half then open and lay it flat.

step 3 - Tape the plastic to the card on all four sides.  Fold the card in half then open and lay it flat.

step 4 -  Loosely place a group of hearts in the center of the plastic.

step 4 -  Loosely place a group of hearts in the center of the plastic.

step 5 - With a glue stick, trace around the heart shape on the plastic.  Also use the glue stick to trace the edges of the bottom half of the card and close to the fold. Cut a new sheet of card stock in half and press it to the glued page, aligning the edges.  Press around the heart which will adhere the card stock to the plastic and create a pocket for the hearts.   Allow the glue to set.

step 5 - With a glue stick, trace around the heart shape on the plastic.  Also use the glue stick to trace the edges of the bottom half of the card and close to the fold. Cut a new sheet of card stock in half and press it to the glued page, aligning the edges.  Press around the heart which will adhere the card stock to the plastic and create a pocket for the hearts.   Allow the glue to set.

step 6 - Fold the card in half.  Glue rhinestones to the centers of the flowers.

step 6 - Fold the card in half.  Glue rhinestones to the centers of the flowers.

step 7 - Complete your card by writing a personal message inside. 


Supplies

At Craft Store

  •  craft knife
  •  Metallic confetti hearts
  •  Scotch tape
  •  transparent film
  •  Elmers glue stick
  •  2 sheets card stock
  •  rhinestones

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