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February 6, 2013

Valentine’s Day Gifts: Buy & DIY Ideas


Have you purchased your Valentine’s Day gifts yet? I made the video above sharing some buy and DIY ideas. I’ve outlined them below as well as a few other ideas not mentioned in the video. There is still a little time to buy gifts online (especially services like food or flowers) but you may have to pay extra for shipping.

Shari's Berries Chocolate Covered Strawberries Review

Purchasable gifts:

  1. Shari’s Berries chocolate covered strawberries 
  2. Flowers from or
  3. “Fruit of the Month” (my review here)
  4. love notes jar (From my Romantic & Sentimental gift guide)
  5. A unique coffee mug like this one made to look like a camera lens (from Evelina Barry’s gift guide)
  6. Last minute special gift cards (From one of my Christmas guides)

DIY gifts:

  1. Love notes jar inspired by (I show my version in this video)
  2. A box filled with small items the person likes. It can be very inexpensive or more expensive depending on what you put in it. It’s a good way to show someone that you know them really well.
  3. A care package full of things they need like new socks, underwear, first aid kits, etc.
  4. DIY Fortune Cookies
  5. DIY Hugs and Kisses box
  6. 14 DIY gifts from Home Trends. Very cute ideas like chalkboard vases!
  7. Cook him a meal based on the food you ate on your first date.

These are just a few simple ideas. There is so much more that you can do! Post your ideas in the comments so everyone can benefit from them.

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  • Crystal - Home Trends Magazine Online Editor

    Thank you for including us on the list! Your video is fabulous – full of great ideas. We enjoyed watching it here in the office.

    February 6, 2013 at 11:05 am Reply
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