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Made with Love: 7 Homemade Valentine’s Day Gifts

| 2/7/2011 12:54:00 PM

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, now is the time to start thinking about what gifts to give your loved ones. This year, forgo the store-bought goods in favor a gift handmade with love. Nothing says “I love you” better than a gift you spent valuable time creating, and your significant other will recognize and appreciate that extra effort. From homemade cards to hand-poured candles, these seven homemade gift ideas are sure to get your green Valentine’s Day off to a good start.

1. Homemade Cards 

Do you feel like store-bought cards never express what you really want to say? Then forgo the kitschy, schmaltzy cards that fill every store this time of year and make one that says what you really want to say!

You don’t have to be really creative to make a good homemade Valentine’s Day card. Search your home for items you can use to bedazzle plain paper: pipe cleaners, buttons, ribbon, salvaged wrapping paper and more. Have you saved Valentine’s Day cards from years past? Cut out the images you like and pair them with words that express your love! Your sweetie is sure to give you an “A” for effort!

homemade Valentine's Day card 
Craft paper, ribbons and a little creativity are all you need to make a beautiful homemade Valentine's Day card. Photo By Kristina Werner/Courtesy Flickr. 

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With Valentine’s Day appropriate about the corner, now is the time to alpha cerebration about what ability to accord your admired ones. This year, abandon the store-bought appurtenances in favor a allowance handmade with love. Nothing says I adulation you bigger than an allowance you spent admired time creating and your cogent added will admit and acknowledge that added effort. From bootleg cards to hand-poured candles, these seven bootleg allowance accounts are abiding to get your blooming Valentine’s Day off to a acceptable start. ::

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