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Love, Love, Love: A DIY Valentine’s Day

February 6th, 2009 Jamie

Valentine’s Day (or Singles Awareness Day as some call it) is only a week away, so you’d better get started on your DIY-ing! Remember, you don’t have to have a boyfriend or girlfriend to enjoy the day there are a lot of people in your life who need some love! Send a card off to your BFF, your mama, or anyone else who could do with some more construction paper hearts in their life. (And ladies, if you don’t have a date may I recommend gathering some girls for some Jane Austen movies and a date with Ben and Jerry?)

Now on to the DIY-ing!

Rice Krispie Treat “Kisses.” These may possibly be the most adorable Valentine ever–Rice Krispie treats shaped like Hershey’s kisses, complete with the foil wrapper! I’d suggest involving a little chocolate, too–maybe a candy coating? Mmm.

Also try:

Felt ‘I Love You’ Book. Got a lot to say? Maybe more than will fit on a Hallmark card? Whip up one of these little books to share with your sweetie and fill it up with Reasons I Love You.

Also try:

Valentine’s Mobile. If you want easy and cute in one fell swoop, this sweet little mobile is your dream date. All you need is some scissors, paper, glue, and string.

Also try:

lots of LOVE

(many of these were found via One Pretty Thing . photo from Burda Style.)

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. deepikaur  |  February 8th, 2009 at 5:17 pm

    CUTE! I just might have to give making a ribbon rose bouquet a shot!

  • 2. Jamie  |  February 9th, 2009 at 10:09 am

    @ deepikaur: If you end up doing it, let me know how it turns out!

  • 3. Liz  |  February 10th, 2009 at 5:09 pm

    Jamie,

    Great article, as always! I mentioned you in a blog post for findingDulcinea.com, the site I work for:

    http://is.gd/j6yt

    I also listed you in an article called “Surviving College Dorm Life” that will be publishing on our site next week (it’s actually linked in the blog post).

    Keep up the good work!

  • 4. College Candy » Can&hellip  |  February 11th, 2009 at 8:03 am

    [...] ideas for a DIY Valentine’s [...]

  • 5. Olivia  |  February 12th, 2009 at 5:52 pm

    Hey, nice article! I linked to it in my blog post about Valentine’s Day at http://www.independentbeginnings.blogspot.com
    Thanks!

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