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Valentine’s Day Activity- Love Notes (tutorial and free printable)

Now here’s a fun activity which I am very excited to share with You.
Love Notes Activity- Why I love You today?
I made this file for 365 days


You can also make:
Month’s (February) activity for Valentine
OR
Hourly (24 hours-February 14th) activity for Valentine’s Day
OR
How about Every Week for a Year

~Lots of possibilities~
It can also be enjoyed with family, friends and kids




Let’s get started with the tutorial

You Will Need:
  • File (or book, board etc)
  • Scrap paper and foam sheets
  • Embellishments, stickers and ribbons
  • Fabric 
  • Chalkboard paint
  • Mod podge
  • Scissors, markers and some stationery
(Note: these are the things I used to decorate my file- You can decorate as your heart desires)

Make it:
Start by gluing the paper of your choice on to the file. I used Elmer’s extra strength glue stick for good bonding
Next I cut out fabric, cards, foam sheets, ribbon and pattern paper with the help of scissors-
 off course you can use your silhouette for more creative cutting ideas
(Before I started crafting the file, I made a rough sketch of how I wanted everything to be on the file)



I then arranged all the cutouts on the file to see what looks best
And liked this look “Why I love You?” 
Finally mod podge the fabric and paper on the file
and also mod podge the foam numbers vertically
Let it all dry!
I used ribbon cutouts to make “I” and “YOU”
I love how the file shows all the details about itself.
I also free hand wrote “Today” on a piece of paper
And outlined the “Heart” frame
Finally to add to the fun of Valentine’s Day Love Notes
A little creativity with the chalkboard paint is the right thing 
Chalkboard paint the inner left side of the file for extra something anytime 

I also made a printable for 
The Love Notes Activity
To write “Why I love You Today?” on a paper in message bubbles for
 “Him” and “Her”
Download the Free Printable here
You can also print on scented papers on special occasions like The 14th February, your anniversary, birthdays and more
That’s it. I can’t wait to start writing in it.
A few more valentine’s day ideas for you:

Handmade Gift Ideas

75 Free Printables

Hearts Garland

Linking to:
Cherished Bliss

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39 responses to “Valentine’s Day Activity- Love Notes (tutorial and free printable)”

  1. One Tough Mother says:

    Really great idea! Cute binder and printable 🙂 Thanks!

  2. cindy says:

    Wow! So many great ideas. I may have to try this for the kids' valentines.

  3. shopannies says:

    how cute

  4. Kara at Petals to Picots says:

    Hi Hani! What a great Valentine's gift idea! Thanks for linking up to my party!

  5. marty (A Stroll Thru Life) says:

    Oh wow, great ideas. Thanks tons for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  6. Betsy Pool says:

    This is a great idea! I love the chalkboard paint on the inside. That's a nice touch.

    I can't wait to get started on my V-day project – 52 reasons I love you (using playing cards).

    Thanks for sharing this on the Take it on Tuesday blog hop!

  7. Vicky says:

    This is so sweet! Love how can personalize it too. I am a new Pinterest follower visiting from Sugar Bee Crafts. Vicky from Mess For Less

  8. Tales of a Trophy WIfe says:

    Great Idea. I once kept a gratitude journal for my husband. Everyday I wrote down 1 reason I was grateful for him and gave it to him at the end of the year.

  9. very merry vintage style says:

    Great idea! Thanks for linking up to Share the Love Wednesday!
    Mary

  10. Kimberly from "bugaboo" says:

    Oh, I saw this when you first posted it! Cute idea! Thanks for linking it. 🙂

  11. Kara at Petals to Picots says:

    Hi Hani!! Just wanted to let you know that I am featuring you at my I Love Fridays link party. Feel free to stop by and grab a button. 🙂 Hope you link up again.

  12. Lindsi B says:

    I found you on Tip Junkie. Would you please share this with my readers for our Fun Stuff Fridays Valentine's Linky Party? I think it would be a great fit. http://www.toysinthedryer.com/2012/02/14-days-of-valentines-fun-stuff-fridays.html

  13. Tonia L says:

    What a great idea and such a wonderful way to keep your love in the forefront all year long!

  14. Kristi says:

    This is so clever. What a precious and memorable gift. Would be delighted for you to share this at Mop it Up Mondays: http://www.ishouldbemoppingthefloor.com/2012/02/mop-it-up-mondays-party-2.html

    {HUGS},
    kristi

  15. Clairejustine says:

    Great ideas,Thanks for linking up to Creative Mondays 🙂

  16. Mackenzie says:

    This is super cute! I love any excuse to leave notes for my Hubby. Found you at the link up and hope you will stop by my blog and say hi!
    -Mackenzie @ http://www.fridaynightdatenight.blogspot.com

  17. Stacey says:

    Very cute!!

  18. Katie's Nesting Spot says:

    Super cute, I can tell a lot of time and thought went into your project!

  19. very merry vintage style says:

    Great projects. Thanks for linking up to Share the Love Wednesday!
    Mary

  20. Between U & Me says:

    I LOVE this! I would love if you would share this at the Crazy Cute link party happening at Between U & Me right now! I've got a totally awesome giveaway this week, too!
    OOH! AND, I'm your newest follower! 😉
    http://www.betweenuandme.com

  21. Kristi says:

    Thanks so much for stopping by & linking up at Mop it Up Mondays! Can't wait to come back for your party tomorrow!
    {HUGS},
    kristi

  22. Lindsi B says:

    I found you on Tater Tots and Jello and I would love it if you would share this with our readers too for Fun Stuff Fridays! http://www.toysinthedryer.com/2012/02/14-days-of-valentines-fun-stuff-fridays_10.html

  23. Melissa @ LoveBugLiving says:

    I like the chalkboard paint on the inside. Unexpected and fun.

    Melissa
    http://www.lovebugliving.com

  24. Michelle says:

    I really like why I love you book..I am now following you on Linky follower. I would love to have you follow me back.I always enjoy meeting new bloggers.

  25. Tera Leigh says:

    So happy to find your blog through the Linky blog hop. I'm now a follower on Linky. Hope you can come check out my site, http://www.eccentricleopard.com. Thanks!

  26. Kristen Turner says:

    Thanks for sharing the ideas 🙂
    Kristen @ Titus 2 Work in Progress

  27. Jennifer says:

    Just stopping by from the Linky Party Hop. I hope you will visit http://www.laughterandgrace.com and follow back.

    Thanks!!

  28. Robin says:

    Stopped by from the Linky Party. Hope you get a chance to stop by my blog!

    Thank you! 🙂

  29. everydayproducts andmore says:

    Hi from the Linky Follower hop very cute project http://www.everydayproductsandmore.com/

  30. Pieced Pastimes says:

    Found you via the Linky hop and have become your newest follower. Looking forward to reading your future posts. Hope you have time to visit and perhaps follow me back.

  31. Yumiko says:

    Hi! I found your awesome blog from the Linky Follower Party Hop. I hope you can come visit my blog at http://kyatarinroom.blogspot.com/
    Have a wonderful day! Thanks! 🙂

  32. Polkadot-pretties says:

    Fabulous post,
    Thank you for linking your post up! , hope you will stop by today and link up another great post!!
    http://polkadot-pretties.blogspot.com/
    See you there
    Claire x

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