Valentine’s Day

Celebrate February 14th with your significant other—or, if you don’t have one, gather your friends and family together. There are plenty of fun ways, both big and small, to enjoy the holiday. We have some great ideas to make the day festive—and don’t worry, they’re all relatively easy and budget-friendly. For those with a significant other, sometimes it feels like there’s so much pressure to do something extravagant for date night or give something grand, but we’ve put together five unique date ideas and gift suggestions that are thoughtful, not excessive. If you’re throwing a party, you’ll want to see these Valentine’s Day decorations you can make yourself. And, of course, what’s a Valentine’s Day celebration without some delicious sweets? These pretty homemade cupcakes are sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Plus, we can’t forget classic cards to send to your closest loved ones, like these DIY Valentines and store-bought (but still sincere) cards.

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Cute Valentine’s Day Ideas 

If your Valentine is clever, witty, or simply appreciates a unique gesture, our the sweet selections will have your special someone swooning over your thoughtful effort. For a gift that’s sure to delight from childhood through the precious golden years, the love letters writing set will surely amuse. Craft sweet, silly, or downright romantic notes that you and your Valentine can swap back and forth. Only your eyes will be able to decode the secret messages contained within, thanks to the invisible ink and blacklight UV pen caps. For the someone who is a regular on public transportation, Sophie Blackall’s book Missed Connections is sure to strike a chord. Before the days of Wi-Fi connectivity, people’s eyes wandered—and sometimes settled—on a complete stranger. Blackall recounts several of her own tales, as well as others. If your love is a journalist or wordsmith, 642 Things I Love (About You) will channel his inner Ernest Hemingway. He will search deep within to answer the clever and thought-provoking questions contained in the book. Or, perhaps traditional letter writing is more her fancy? Select an adorable heart-shaped wax stamp that can also be used with a traditional ink pad. Scroll through to find your own perfect pick.

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