H is for Holidays: Adorable Rubber Ducky Valentine Cards
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Ever since we celebrated National Rubber Ducky Day in January, my younger daughter Madeleine has been obsessed with rubber duckies. What better way to continue the rubber ducky fun than with some cute mini Valentine rubber ducks? I have once again partnered with my friends at Oriental Trading to create some adorable rubber ducky Valentine cards. All you need to do is print out these free Valentine cards, add some rubber ducks and you have darling non-candy Valentine cards for your Valentine celebration or school party. Are you ready to learn how to make your own rubber ducky Valentine cards? Here we go:
Plastic sandwich bags
Paper cutter (optional)
Free printable Valentine cards (click below to download)
Begin by gathering your supplies.
Print the free printable Valentine cards out on a piece of white cardstock using your home printer. The downloadable template prints out 8 cards to a sheet. Cut out the cards using your scissors or a paper cutter. You all know how much I love my paper cutter for crafts and projects like this!
Add names to the “To” and “From” section at the bottom of each card with a pen or marker.
Using your scissors cut the zippered top off from a sandwich bag leaving you with a simple clear plastic bag. Don’t worry too much about the cut edge of the bag – when it gets gathered up you really can’t see any jagged edges.
Place your card into one side of the plastic bag pushing it way down into the corner. Add a mini duck on top. Fold over the excess plastic bag around to the back of the card and secure with a piece of transparent tape.
Gather up the top of the bag and tie a simple bow using some pink or red baker’s twine. And just like that you have adorable non-candy rubber ducky Valentine cards! Cute, huh?
Seriously, how cute are these mini Valentine rubber duckies from Oriental Trading? If you have never visited the Oriental Trading site, you are missing out on a great resource for all your party and holiday needs. From toys and games to party decorations and tableware to great craft supplies, Oriental Trading has something for everyone! Check out their amazing Valentine’s Day page for all things Valentine. There are so many darling decorations and ideas. My kids adore the craft kits too! Oriental Trading also has a fun blog page full of recipes, party ideas, tablescapes, crafts, educational activities and more. Looking for a deal at Oriental Trading? Visit their coupon page for the latest sales.
I hope you enjoy this project as much as Madeleine and I did and that your Valentine cards turn out just “ducky”. Ha, ha! Get it? No really, I just “quack” myself up. Wishing you and yours a fun filled Valentine’s Day! Happy crafting, my friends! Xoxo, -Cristina
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