Very little time left before the celebrationThe Day of Lovers. This is just one of many reasons to make a present to your loved ones. In general, if you have strong feelings for someone, do not necessarily wait for the holiday, surprise and give gifts to your loved ones every day. Forget about the standard souvenirs from the store. It is much more pleasant to make a gift with your own hands, all those feelings and emotions that you feel towards the gift recipient will be invested in him. February 14 is exactly the holiday, when choosing gifts, you need to focus on romance, tenderness and sensuality. And the easiest way to achieve this is to make a valentine yourself. Especially, girls are creative, inspired by such pure emotions and feelings. If you still have not decided on the appropriate idea, then read the tips and workshops presented below. You will learn how to make a valentine yourself, so as not to spend a lot of time, and the final result will surprise you and a loved one. Making valentines, if you plan to make them out of paper, always start with the preparation of templates. If you draw well, you can paint the heart of a beautiful form on paper yourself, if you doubt your abilities, then you better look for ready templates, print and cut them. As a result, you will get the workpieces of this kind. Having circled such on paper red flowers, youget a foundation in the form of a heart, from which you can create a cute valentine. How to make a heart of paper, you figured out, it remains to find an interesting idea. The most simple valentines From a cardboard basis can make a huge heart, pasting it with small hearts from red paper. Make a full-fledged panel of hearts of a small size, especially since it's very simple, but very beautiful. Using pictures in creating valentinesThe beauty of such postcards is that you do not need to be a talented painter to create them. Even children can cope with them. Prepare a paper heart of light shades and depict on it the most ordinary, uncomplicated patterns in the form of curls, hearts and other delights. In work, use the most ordinary ballpoint pen. After that, take watercolors and color them with the help of individual elements. As a result, you will receive an original postcard for your loved one. You can make many such congratulatory hearts and make your friends happy by presenting such a card. Creating valentines with stampsMaking valentines using stamps is a very interesting and very simple method. Stamps come in a variety of shapes and sizes, they can be purchased at the store. However, if you can not find the right one, then try to make it yourself using a wine stopper. Just draw the heart with a pencil and neatlycut it with a knife. Try the finished stamp by applying watercolor paint to the sponge, and after that, placing the impression on the paper as shown in the illustration. And now read about how you can make valentines with these stamps. Prepare a solid base for the valentine. Then from ordinary paper make a pattern, cutting inside the heart. Glue the workpiece with paint tape on the base of the postcard and start decorating. Using a cork die, fill the middle of the valentine with hearts. To make the postcard look brighter, use different shades of red. Wait until the paint has dried, and remove the workpiece from the paper. Now your valentine is ready to give joybeloved and dear person. Romantic card with hearts Lovers of scrapbooking technology will really like this idea. The postcard will be voluminous and romantic. The technique of making this valentine is very simple. Use a figured punch, or make hearts with scissors. Note that the number of hearts should be twice as large as illustrated in the picture, because each of the parts consists of two layers. In this example, the lower parts are made ofPaper of the same color, and the upper parts are cut from paper of different colors. Prepare the basis of a card from thick paper, you can use it already ready. Measure it and determine where the hearts will be located. Now, engage in the connection of two hearts of one detail. They need to be stitched in the center with an ordinary machine seam. The finished parts are attached to the postcard with a double-sided tape. Using this method, you can makeminiature valentines. Gifts for Valentine's Day: making magnets in the form of hearts At the moment it is difficult to imagine a modern refrigerator without small magnets. It always expects benevolent statements, images of various attractions, brought from travel or symbols of the coming year. And since this topic is so urgent, why not make an original magnet in the form of a heart by February 14. To work on creating a magnet you will not needvery large pieces of leather in different colors, decorative lace, lace, double-sided and voluminous scotch, scissors, awl, magnets vinyl, cardboard, paper, as well as glue the moment. First of all, prepare a template in the form of a beautiful heart and cut it two pieces of cardboard. Draw a wave-shaped line in the center of the template, cut the pattern over it. For these details, you need to cut two halves of hearts from a skin of different colors, cut one of the cardboard parts along the same line. After that, use two-sided tape to fix the leather parts on the cardboard. On the wrong side, places forfuture holes. Make holes about 2 mm in diameter, use an awl for this. To make it difficult, but in no case do not try to do it with a red-hot silk, so you will only spoil the product. Connect the two parts using a decorative cord as illustrated in the photo. Fix the moment the resulting bow. One drop of glue will be enough. So the lacing looks on the other side. Then, on the back side, it is additionally necessary to attach pieces of bulk tape, on which the second piece of cardboard is glued. Using the glue moment, glue it on the side of the lace. In this example, stretch lace was used, which stretches and wraps itself. Fix a small piece of magnetic vinyl on the reverse side and your gift is ready. Doing such magnets is absolutely easy, you needonly find the necessary materials and tools. But then, for a long time, he will please the one to whom you gave it, and remind you of the bright holiday of love.