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Last minute valentine ideas with love

Valentines Day is moving nearer and by now I’m sure you all would have planned something awesome. So, for people who were very busy with their routine life and could not make time for making the day special, here are a few last minute great ideas to make it memorable in the countdown.
Let’s start with the candles

1
CANDLES WITH LOVE
  • Just as I saw these simple candles; an idea struck me and I suddenly bought them. I searched for romantic and love quotes on Google and found one wonderful quote that well suited my candles. I then simply printed and transferred the quote to each candle with vinyl sheet and there don’t they look lovely now? : )
  • These candles are a very romantic gift for Valentine’s Day.

2
MAGNET-HEARTS
  • I wanted to make a magnet for quite a long time and it just suddenly happened that on my last visit to Wal-Mart I just randomly bought magnets. Now I was surfing through my stuff and thought of making something with foam and there the magnet heart came to my mind.
  • This is the simplest thing to make. Just cut and glue the stack of hearts together. You can use any color and any number of hearts depending upon how thick you want it. I used 3 hearts. Then glue the magnet and beads on the back and front and leave it to dry. I used white glue as it dries transparent.

  • I made 2 hearts. One saying “I love you” and the other has our names on it. Both the hearts look great together. : )
3
HEART-MARK
  • Make an easy and instant bookmark for your book worm Valentine. A bookmark is something that will last forever if your valentine loves to read books. Whenever he/she will be reading a book, the bookmark will remind them of you.
  • Draw a template on a piece of paper like the one on the right and cut it. Now trace the half piece on both sides. In this way you will have equal sides.
  • Now cut some hearts from a patterned paper and glue them over. You can use hearts and red color papers. There is a whole lot of paper variety to choose from everywhere these days.
  • Make a simple braid three parts with colors of your choice. I have used red, orange and off-white. Punch a hole at the top of the bookmark and pass it through.
  • Finally make boundaries using thread in the shape of hearts and your bookmark is ready. Give your heart-mark on Valentines. : )
4
EXPRESS WITH LOVE TAGS

  • Finally the greeting card that is made with love tags. Cut cards into any shape you like. Here I have cut black and red cards into tag shape. Cut a pattern that you like from a paper and glue it over the card.
  • For the out-line use golden ribbon and glue it at the back of the tags to reveal just a thin layer.

  • I crafted the “L” with buttons, the “O” thread and hearts inside, “V” with nylon net ( just cut scraps of nylon net and glue the ends to the card, the shape will automatically be formed) and “E” is simply card that is glued over.
  • A complete buttoned card looks like this. If you wanna give it a try.
  • Finally decorate it with ribbon flowers, cut-out hearts, buttons and any accessory you like.
  • Glue the tags over the greeting card.
  • Here are two different looks of the Tag-Card. Which one do you like better? : )
  • Finally write all that you want inside; it would be a great idea to write your journey with him in the form of a poem, or a quote that defines your relationship.

Hope you had fun with me and these simple last minute ideas for Valentine’s Day.

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25 responses to “Last minute valentine ideas with love”

  1. Lovely post Hani. love your heart book marks and love tags
    http://craftaworld.blogspot.com/
    Love
    Farah

  2. {Carli} says:

    So adorable, I am new to your blog! Love your crafts! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Lee says:

    very nice. I have a Monday link up over at http://www.creative2xmom.blogspot.com. You should stop by.

  4. Yannie says:

    Great ideas… I'm currently challenging myself to create Ey to Zee (A-Z)Valentine craft ideas and I'm loosing my mind. LOL….

  5. Anita says:

    They're all fun ideas, I love the candles!

  6. forsythea says:

    I love all your works, I'm into crafts too, Can I add your blog to mine? if you don't mind, if you wanna check mine out first here they are http://shellybeanscraps.blogspot.com/ and http://forsysopinions.blogspot.com/

  7. forsythea says:

    Hi Thank you so much, I added your blog to both of mine! Have a wonderful week!

  8. Amanda says:

    Such cute ideas! Hope you have a great Valentine's Day 🙂

  9. iram says:

    wow what cute ideas and what a beautiful out come i have studied ur blog and eventually decided that there is no choice left for me but to follow this great collection of tutorials and art work ,i would love it if you come and visit my crafty blog some time its [email protected] and may be follow it too 🙂 take care

  10. Kaibee says:

    Nice post Hani! Very creative and crafty. 🙂

    I wish I had a time and, more importantly, a Valentine to try this stuff.

    Lovely blog and I will surely be visiting often.

    Thanks for dropping by my blog 🙂

  11. Hop on over to the Party! Would love for you to link-up @

    http://thetreasurista.blogspot.com/p/treasuristas-thursday-treasures-come.html

    The Treasurista
    Finding and Creating FUN things…

  12. So sweet! I love them all!

  13. Sami says:

    I love the magnets the best but they are all great! Thanks for stopping by my blog 🙂 I am your newest follower too!

  14. Brea says:

    Super cute!! I love the candles! 🙂

    Following you from Bloggy Moms 🙂

    Brea
    http://www.becomingbrea.com
    http://www.breagettingfit.com

  15. Jodi Lebrun says:

    What a great blog! I could actually see myself doing those crafts! Following you from bloggy moms. I'm here:
    http://livinglifephotographically.blogspot.com/2011/02/i-made-top-5-featured.html

  16. thanks everyone for your great comments.. It really feels like being connected to people who adore crafts.. 🙂
    Love
    Hani

  17. DP says:

    I love the candle idea! I might go to Walmart and pick up some candles and try that first idea. How neat! It seems like a sweet and romantic gesture, yet inexpensive!

    -DP
    Hip Chick's Guide to PMS, Pregnancy, and Babies

  18. greenTXmom says:

    Aww! Love all the hearts! I love this time of year when its all lovey dovey.
    I'm from an hour south of Houston. We are close by.
    Love the blog. I'm following you from Bloggy Moms.
    http://southernfriedgreenmom.blogspot.com/

  19. [email protected] Crafty Home says:

    Great gift ideas! Love them all 🙂 Thanks so much for linking!

  20. Mama Hen says:

    You have a lovely blog! Thank you for joining Mama's Little Nestwork! Make sure to add the Nestwork button to complete the join up. There are two snazzy buttons to choose from! 🙂 Have a great night!

    Mama Hen

  21. melanzana says:

    Happy Valentine's Day!!!!
    Great ideas.

  22. Anonymous says:

    umm … i have those candles.

  23. Happy Valentine`s day to you too melanzana.. 🙂

  24. nice.. then you should trace a nice message or use mine and embed it on those candles to give them a sweetheart touch.. :)if you don`t have vinyl you can also paint it on as these candles are made of stone..
    also someone asked me for where I bought these candles.. if they by any chance get to this comment.. I bought these candles from a thrift store nearby..

  25. […] you remember these Magnet hearts I made for valentines […]

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