Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Save Time & Money This Valentine's Day

Are you looking for that perfect Valentine's Day gift but you are completely tapped out after the holiday season. You have come to the right place if free is the price you are looking for. Here you will find Valentine's Day poems, Valentine's Day cards, Valentine's day gift ideas, Valentine's Day money saving tips, Quick Valentine's Day Recipes, Valentine's Day Tips and many more helpful Valentine's Day ideas.

There are so many things around your house right now that will make that one of a kind gift & put you in the more then thoughtful category. This Valentine's Day don't just run out to the store set the goal of no money holidays to come. I am talking about recycling, reusing, reinventing, creating new & one of a kind gifts that no one else in the world has or will have how can your mate, friend or children argue with that.

This Valentine's Day make it more special then any other by spending the one thing that doesn't cost a dime, simply put your time. Invest in your family & friends with time instead of money this year. Guys I know you love to save a buck so why not give this a try. Save time by not standing in long lines at the store instead use your time wisely. I promise you once your loved one hears you spent time making something for them for this Valentine's Day they will feel more loved then if you just ran out to the store & bought a quick last minute gift.

Free Printables for Valentine's Day

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Right click on the picture you like save it & then to print cards print #1 then #2 cut out & glue or tape to a new piece of paper (thick card stock) fol

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Outside Pic #1 Blue Rocker Printable Valentine's Day CardInside Pic #2 Blue Rocker Printable Valentine's Day cardBlack Outside pic #1 Rocker Printable Valentine's Day CardInside Pic #2 Black Rocker Printable Valentine's Day cardOutside Pic #1 Red Rocker Printable Valentine's Day CardInside Pic #2 Red Rocker Printable Valentine's Day card
Outside Pic #1 Blue Rocker Printable Valentine's Day Card
Outside Pic #1 Blue Rocker Printable Valentine's Day Card
Inside Pic #2 Blue Rocker Printable Valentine's Day card
Inside Pic #2 Blue Rocker Printable Valentine's Day card
Black Outside pic #1 Rocker Printable Valentine's Day Card
Black Outside pic #1 Rocker Printable Valentine's Day Card
Inside Pic #2 Black Rocker Printable Valentine's Day card
Inside Pic #2 Black Rocker Printable Valentine's Day card
Outside Pic #1 Red Rocker Printable Valentine's Day Card
Outside Pic #1 Red Rocker Printable Valentine's Day Card
Inside Pic #2 Red Rocker Printable Valentine's Day card
Inside Pic #2 Red Rocker Printable Valentine's Day card

Print Your Coupons for the Husband or wife or even kids for Valentine's Day

Print You Coupons for the Husband or wife to have 1 free from guilt back rub, foot rub or body message. No dishes coupon for the kids. Be creative & print up a few extra surprises for your loved ones for this Valentine's Day.

Print Fun Valentine's Day Coupons For Your Family Feel free to request a card color or saying

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One of My all time Favorite gift ideas

1. Find a picture on your pc to print or even a picture you have around you wish to give to some one special. This picture could be friend, family member, a beautiful picture of anything the person would like.

2. Find a left over piece of wood, any size or shape will do as long as there is a flat side where your picture will fit. It could be a scrap piece of 2 x 4 or even a piece of wood cut in half you can sand down with sand paper.

3. Elmer's glue.

4 A small paint brush

5. $1.00 can of clear finish spray from a discount store like dollar general, family dollar or dollar tree.

6. Piece of sand paper

Using your piece of wood find the place the picture looks the best, a fairly flat spot would be best. You may need to sand the spot down a big to get it fairly flat & some what smooth.

Now using the paint brush place a large dab of glue on the back of the picture & use the brush to smooth the glue over the entire back of the picture.

Next place the picture where you wish on your wood.

Now do the same over the whole top of your picture. Smooth the glue quickly as it will dry very fast.

Let the glue dry for a few hours.

Next take your clear spray & holding the can well away from the picture begin to spray with a sweeping motion a light coat over the whole piece of wood. In a well ventilated area.

Repeat the clear coat a few times until you get the finish you like.

For added decoration use hot glue to attach glitter, decorative threads, beads, ribbon, rope, buttons, small items that go with a theme such as plastic shapes, game pieces, rocks, small stones, feathers, stickers. You can spray all objects with clear spray once they are glued with hot glue. Let your imagination run wild & make a great gift for that special person.

Make a Beautiful Card in Minutes for Free

Here are a few Quick & easy ways to make a homemade card for free.

1. Print a card from your computer. You can either make this from scratch or use free cards you find online.

2. Make homemade paper to make your card with.

Here are a simple instruction on how to make homemade paper.

Supplies you will need:

Sponge

Window Screening or any screen you can drain your paper on

Wood Frame -old 8 x 10 or any size picture frame can be used too

Plastic Basin or a large Tub needs to be big enough to totally immerse frame

Blender or Food Processor -to making paper pulp

Flannel Fabric or a piece of Felt

Staples, small nails or tacks - For tacking screen on frame

optional*

Liquid starch helps to keep ink from soaking into paper, Small dried flowers, decorative thread, small leaves, glitter or feathers.

1. Tear or shred the paper into small pieces. Put these small paper pieces into the blender. Fill the blender up with water about 2 cups of water for every ½ cup of paper or so it looks soupy. Blend until mostly smooth, it should look like pureed soup.

2. Fill the a medium sized basin or tub with water about half way and then add your paper pulp. Add several batches of paper pulp to the tub. You can add some starch at this time a few teaspoons should be plenty

3. Place the screen into the tub or basin underneath the layer of pulp and moving it upwards to catch the pulp onto the screen. Continue doing this until you have the desired paper thickness. Raise your screen out of the water and let as much of the water to drain as possible before you move to flip it out.

4. Place a piece of the felt on top of the paper you just made and flip it over onto your newspaper. Add another piece of felt on top of the other side of the paper you just made so it is between two pieces of felt. Use a sponge to press out the excess water and wring the water out of the sponge back in your basin. Continue to stack pieces of felt and paper and pressing the water out with the sponge as you make as much paper as you like.

5. Once you are done making your homemade paper gently peel apart the felt and paper and carefully lay the paper you just made out to dry flat on pieces of newspaper or you can even hang your new paper out to dry on your clothes line. Enjoy making personal poetry or even a card for a loved one or friend. Happy Valentine's Day with Love!

* To make it more fun do this by color so you can layer the colors on top of one another after your paper dries. You can also add small dried flowers, decorative thread, small leaves or feathers.

You can use any type of paper products you wish

Old Cards -makes heavier paper

Computer Paper

Newspaper -will make gray colored paper

Construction Paper

Magazines

Egg Cartons

Gift Wrap Tissue Paper-makes fine paper

Toilet Paper

Napkins

Boxes without wax coating -you can soak in warm water

Paper Bags

Here are some printable cards for the ladies

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Outside #1 HeartsInside #1 HeartsOutside #2 HeartsInside #2 HeartsOutside #3 HeartsInside #3 HeartsOutside #4 FlowerInside #4 FlowerOutside #5 FlowerInside #5 FlowerOutside Lil Hearts #1Inside lil Hearts #1
Outside #1 Hearts
Outside #1 Hearts
Inside #1 Hearts
Inside #1 Hearts
Outside #2 Hearts
Outside #2 Hearts
Inside #2 Hearts
Inside #2 Hearts
Outside #3 Hearts
Outside #3 Hearts
Inside #3 Hearts
Inside #3 Hearts
Outside #4 Flower
Outside #4 Flower
Inside #4 Flower
Inside #4 Flower
Outside #5 Flower
Outside #5 Flower
Inside #5 Flower
Inside #5 Flower
Outside Lil Hearts #1
Outside Lil Hearts #1
Inside lil Hearts #1
Inside lil Hearts #1

Even a simple meal looks geat in candle light!

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BBQ RibsPan Roasted Garlic herb Chicken slice & serve with your fav sidesfried cabbage with onions, bell peppers & seasoningsherb olive oil for bread dipping any of your fav dip with chips for twoOven Roasted Chicken & Seasoned brown RiceHome pickled cucumbers with dried red bell pepper & herbsFried onions & Yellow SquashSweet butternut Squash with brown sugar & butterChicken Fried Steak yummo!
BBQ Ribs
BBQ Ribs
Pan Roasted Garlic herb Chicken slice & serve with your fav sides
Pan Roasted Garlic herb Chicken slice & serve with your fav sides
fried cabbage with onions, bell peppers & seasonings
fried cabbage with onions, bell peppers & seasonings
herb olive oil for bread dipping
herb olive oil for bread dipping
any of your fav dip with chips for two
any of your fav dip with chips for two
Oven Roasted Chicken & Seasoned brown Rice
Oven Roasted Chicken & Seasoned brown Rice
Home pickled cucumbers with dried red bell pepper & herbs
Home pickled cucumbers with dried red bell pepper & herbs
Fried onions & Yellow Squash
Fried onions & Yellow Squash
Sweet butternut Squash with brown sugar & butter
Sweet butternut Squash with brown sugar & butter
Chicken Fried Steak yummo!
Chicken Fried Steak yummo!

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dayzeebee 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

Gifts or cards made personally by the giver always has a special appeal to me. Thanks for sharing. Happy Valentine's Day:)


hisham80 7 years ago from malaysia

very good iadea.i like it


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Envoy 7 years ago from USA Author

Thanks guys Happy Valentine's Day to you too. Hope it's a great one :)


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Michael Shane 6 years ago from Gadsden, Alabama

Wonderful ideas! Good Hub! Thanks a bunch...


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Envoy 6 years ago from USA Author

Thanks for your comment.

I hope you had a wonderful Valentine's Day :)

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