Valentines DIY Ideas

Sami Hart, Features Editor

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Buying a gift for you significant other can be a hard task to take on.  A homemade heartfelt gift is the best way to personalize your gift without breaking your wallet. Here are some easy gift and homemade cards that you can make on your own.

 

Tell them why you love them:

 

An easy way to share your feeling but still have it be a gift is the 52 things I love about you deck of cards. All you need is a deck of cards, paper, scissors sharpie, hole puncher and 2 binder rings. All you need to do is cut out small sheets of paper about an inch and a half by two inches and glue them to the middle of the backside of all of the cards. Then write a different think you love about the person on each card, punch two holes on the left most side of the cards and connect them with the binder rings. Your significant other will love looking through all of the cards to see why you are there best valentine ever.

 

Every Valentine loves sweets:

 

Chocolate is the classic Valentines Day treat but this year try to something new to show your significant other you care. Pink rice crispy treat cake pops are an easy and yummy way to up your Valentine gifting game. All you will need:

-A medium roasting tray

-A heart shaped cookie cutter

-Lolly pop sticks

-50g lightly salted butter (plus a little for greasing your dish

-350g marshmallows 200g rice crispies

-A few drops of red food coloring

  1. Melt the butter over a low heat, then stir in the marshmallows and food coloring until fully melted
  2. Take off the heat and stir in the rice crispies until well combined
  3. Press into the greased tray and pack down well (if our hands keep sticking, try rubbing some butter on them)
  4. When completely cool, cut out the heart shapes – cut them as close together as you can to minimize waste Creative Cards:
  5.     Spice up the classic Valentines Day card with your own corny line. Since everyone likes gum all a card needs is pink construction paper, a piece or pack of gum, tape and a pink, red or purple ribbon. Write your own letter on the inside them write I “chews” you to be my Valentine on the front. Tape the piece of gum to the front and cover up the tape with a ribbon tied into a bow. It is a cute funny card that goes perfectly with any gift you give.
  6. Push a lolly stick into each one and you’re done!

Creative Cards:

            Spice up the classic Valentines Day card with your own corny line. Since everyone likes gum all a card needs is pink construction paper, a piece or pack of gum, tape and a pink, red or purple ribbon. Write your own letter on the inside them write I “chews” you to be my Valentine or I wouldnt “chews”anyone but you on the front. Tape the piece of gum to the front and cover up the tape with a ribbon tied into a bow.  It is a cute funny card that goes perfectly with any gift you give.pic1

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