Secret message Valentine's Day card

Valentine

Surprise your loved one with this hidden love note card.

Follow this easy step-by-step guide courtesy of craft blogger Laura from Bugs & Fishes.

You will need

  • A white A4 card folded in half
  • Red paper
  • Thin pink and purple card
  • Pencil
  • Black pen
  • Scissors
  • A glue stick
  • Heart and arrow template – download the printable here

Step 1

Cut out all the shapes from the template. On a piece of red paper, draw around the heart shape, and the arrow pieces, then cut out.

Red card heart with scissors | Secret message Valentines Day card | Tesco Living

Step 2

Fold the heart in half, bottom to top and make two small cuts using the template as a guide. This will create space for the arrow.

Red card heart with scissors | Secret message Valentines Day card | Tesco Living

Step 3

Write your message on the arrow in the area marked on the template.

Message written on a white paper arrow | Secret message Valentines Day card | Tesco Living

Step 4

Slide the arrow through the two cuts in the heart.

White arrow threaded through red card heart  | Secret message Valentines Day card | Tesco Living

Step 5

Glue the tip and feathers to either end of the arrow.

Pink arrow tips glued onto white arrow | Secret message Valentines Day card | Tesco Living

Step 6

Make two cuts on the sides of the feather shape to give a feathery effect.

Close up of red paper heart and arrow | Secret message Valentines Day card | Tesco Living

Step 7

Apply glue to the back of the heart, then stick it to the centre of the card – take care not to add glue on or near the arrow shaft.

Arrow and heart cut-out on white background | Secret message Valentines Day card | Tesco Living

Step 8

Write “pull me” on the front of the card as a hint to reveal your hidden message.

Complete hidden message Valentine's card | Secret message Valentines Day card | Tesco Living

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