7 Valentine's Day Gifts You Can Print And Make At Home

12-02-2014 by

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So Valentine’s Day is coming up (soon!) and the pressure is on to find the perfect gift for your significant other. But, the shops are a nightmare, you never find what you’re looking for and you can’t get them a generic card and some flowers or chocolates AGAIN. Never fear, we’ve scoured the internet to find you the 7 best (and easiest) gifts for him and her you that can make at home using a little creativity and your trusty printer. Don’t worry, you don’t have to be a home crafts genius to make these either.

1. 12 Months of pre-planned dates

We found this charming idea on The Thinking Closet. Print the month tags available on the site and fill in your ideas for 12 fantastic date nights all through the year. We like the ideas she provided, but you can always come up with something special to you and your significant other.

What you’ll need:
- Decent cardboard in red, pink and white.
- A key ring or ribbon to hold the tags together.
- A hole punch.
- Some creativity and romance.

Download the printable here.

2. A great card for the geeky boy or girl in your life

Think Geek has long been a haven for all things geeky and this Valentine’s Day, they do not disappoint. With some free Valentine’s card PDFs, you’re sure to delight the geeky love of your life. And if you’re looking for something special to attach that card to, why not pay The Dark Carnival a visit?

3. Getting the kids involved

Why not print something special for the little cupid in your life to colour in. Crayola’s website has some fantastic Valentine’s Day colouring pages that you can print out at home and get the little ones involved.

4. I love you because…

Life {Sweet} Life has come up with something to remind your beloved why you love them. Print one for each of you and say something special everyday with this message board. These lovely images come in 4 colours to suit your significant other.

What you’ll need:
 - A pretty photo frame or two with a glass front.
 - A whiteboard marker.

You can find the images here.

5. 7 days of sweet treats

Giving Valentine’s Day sweets doesn’t need to involve the world’s most expensive box of chocolates. Personalise your Valentine’s Day candy with this great idea from The Dating Divas and give your beloved a little bit of sweetness every day.

What you’ll need:
 - A Monday – Sunday pill container
 - Small sweets like Smarties or mini wine gums
 - The Seven Days of Love printable.

You can download the printable here

6. The cakes of love

Nothing says ‘I love you’ like a delectable cupcake. Make your favourite cupcakes (we like the decadence of Red Velvet cakes) or buy readymade cupcakes from a bakery or your favourite store (Woolies sells excellent cupcakes packed for two). Then, print out your cupcake toppers, put them on the cupcakes and give them to your significant other. Skip to my Lou has found some very cute cupcake toppers and wrappers for you to print.

Download the cupcake toppers here

7. Pop-up cards

Remember pop-up books and how much you loved them? How about giving your Valentine a pop-up Valentine’s Day card? Spoonful has a beautiful pop-up card that’s fairly easy to make, all it takes is a little patience and some good scissor skills.

What you’ll need:
 - Regular paper
 - Scissors and some glue

Download the card and instructions here

There you go. As always, you can get the printer cartridges you need to create these gifts from Let us know how your Valentine’s Day gift worked out in the comments below or on Facebook.

Nic Venter

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Nic Venter+

 is the founder and director of He started the business in 2009 with the idea to sell ink and toner cartridges online and to provide you with a quality product, value for money and convenience. He regularly blogs on about printing and technology. Part of his philosophy is having fun and making sure that he and his team think everything ink, so you don't have to.

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