Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Heart Glow Valentine

Valentine's Day is upon us and, I don't know about you, but I can never seem to bring myself to buying pre-made Valentine's from the store. I'm sure J would be perfectly happy giving out Disney Princess cards to her little friends but... Mommy just can't help herself. I found this cute Valentine on Pinterest, and, while it was printable, I couldn't edit it and add J's name. Off to PicMonkey.com I went and I'm really happy with the way it turned out! 

Since, I'm pretty sure I'm not the only person out there who would like a personalized Valentine I thought I would save you some work and give you a quick and easy tutorial! So, head on over to www.picmonkey.com and make one already!!!

What You Need
* Cardstock
*Hole Punch
*Glowsticks (15 for $1 from Target)

First thing I did was open paint and create a blank canvas of the right size. Once you are in paint open Properties change the units to inches and input the Width as 5.5 and the Height as 1.5. Now save it somewhere where you can find it! Lol!

Click edit your photo and open your page. Click on the P on the far left which will take you to fonts. Type in the words in these sizes, fonts and colors: 

Valentine- D90700 Sacramento 48
you make my- Shadows into Light Two 22
Heart Glow- Budmo Jiggler 50
Happy Vday- Shadows into Light Two 18 

Click on the picture of the Heart with the arrow through it below the P, click on Sweathearts, click on banners, choose one and enlarge it to fill the entire page. This is how I made the background pink. There is probably an easier way... but that's what I did. You can do the background in any color you like but here is the color pink I used: FFCDE1.

Thanks for stopping by my blog and... Happy Valentine's Day!!!


  1. so cute nicole!! i wish my girls were old enough to be in school so i could make these too!!! question, does pic monkey already have those fonts installed or do you have to install them on your comp to get them to pull up?

  2. Thanks Sheena!!! The fonts are already on picmonkey (at least when I last checked) so you don't have to upload anything to your computer except the finished picture!