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5 Easy Ways to Wrap a Valentine

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Disclaimer: Although I received these gift wrapping products free of charge from All in the Cards to help faciliate this fun Ways to Wrap a Valentine Tutorial. All opinions are entirely my own.

Ways to Wrap a Valentine

Oh, Valentines Day. As a child I dreamed of a someday romance, as a single college student I loathed it, as a newlywed I was giddy over it, as a woman in 2017 I am jumping at the chance to spread as much love and kindness as possible. There are so many types of love. Love of family, love of friends, love of sushi…you get the idea. Check out these 5 easy ways to wrap a valentine for everyone on your list. The best part is you can find all of the products pictured at Wal-Mart and Target for less than $5 each.

Ways to Wrap a Valentine

  • Decorative Zip-Top Bags

Easy. Cute. Your kids can help. What more could you want from a Valentine sursy that must be mass-produced? You can fill them with candy to hand out at your kid’s school, dried fruit for your office mates, or dog treats for the local shelter.

Ways to Wrap a Valentine

  • LOVEly Adhesive Notes

Write clues for a scavenger hunt and hide them around the house. Make the clues easy and innocent for your children or make them cryptic and racy for your spouse. If they have to run all over the house to get their gift you don’t even have to formally wrap it.

Ways to Wrap a Valentine

  • Reusable Goody Bags

I love this idea for my closest girlfriends. A reusable pouch stuffed with pampering goodies and chocolate is something every Mama will love. Once the treats are gone the adorable bag can be used for weekend make-up, jewelry, or a cute Mommy clutch to throw in the diaper bag.

Ways to Wrap a Valentine

  • Cards

Yes, it’s an old standby but seriously, who doesn’t like to get a handwritten note from someone they love highlighting their most lovable qualities? Tell your mom you’re thankful for all she did (and still does) for you. Tell your husband how good he looks in jeans. Tell your kids how great they are. Tell your friend that she is doing a great job mothering her brood. The possibilities are endless and the results are priceless. I treasure cards that come from the heart and I bet your loved ones will to. Plus, these are insanely cute and come in mini and full size versions.

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  • Gifts of Service

You can’t wrap this one but it could be one of the most thoughtful. Do something for someone else. Do you know a new mom? Go wash her dishes. Have an elderly neighbor? Grab your kids and go shovel snow. Know a local food bank that needs help? Take your kids shopping for canned goods. We all know that actions speak louder than words so show love by actively doing things for others (but you could bring along a decorative zip-top bag full of sweets too).

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16 Comments

  • Reply Grace

    These are such cute ideas!

    January 30, 2017 at 8:54 am
  • Reply Taylor

    I love diy gifts. More personal and loving. Love these ideas. And so simple!

    January 30, 2017 at 7:22 am
  • Reply Katy

    What great ideas! So many are great! I think I will do the scavenger hunt for our daughter this year. We usually get her a small gift of candy or a little teddy bear and a card. I think the anticipation of looking around will make the gift even more special.

    I love the gift of service, too! Who wouldn’t want a fun date from their Valentine? What neighbor couldn’t use some help? What stranger couldn’t use a gift of kindness? I’ll be on the lookout for ways to spread gifts of service with our daughter this year for sure!

    January 30, 2017 at 12:54 am
  • Reply Sohair

    These really cute ideas the kids will like these ty

    January 29, 2017 at 9:32 pm
  • Reply Kimberly Stoessel

    Great ideas,I love the reusable bag idea and you’re right,who doesn’t love a homemade card?

    January 29, 2017 at 12:34 am
  • Reply Sarah L

    I love the scavenger hunt. Very clever.

    January 27, 2017 at 9:46 pm
  • Reply Mia

    These are all clever and such reasonable priced ideas. I do like to find reusable items when I can.

    January 27, 2017 at 12:58 pm
  • Reply janie vezina

    we dont do valentine’s day, but the anniversary is coming up.

    January 26, 2017 at 6:25 pm
  • Reply Deborah D

    These are really cute ideas. Love them!

    January 26, 2017 at 3:07 pm
  • Reply Amber Ludwig

    Awesome ideas!! I love the reusable bags!! I find the cutest ones in the Target dollar area!!

    January 26, 2017 at 11:37 am
  • Reply Sandra Caballero

    I love this idea! I got to do this to my friends and husband.

    January 26, 2017 at 1:47 am
  • Reply Elizabeth Matthiesen

    I really can’t get my head around all of this. In my day Valentine’s Day was for secret admirers and lovers that was it. There was none of the giving out of presents in Kindergarten, to friends etc.

    January 25, 2017 at 11:33 pm
  • Reply Amy Hall

    I need to get to thinking about this stuff!

    January 25, 2017 at 10:15 pm
  • Reply Ashley Stone

    I love the reusable goodie bags. I love wasteless gifts. These are perfect! Who doesn’t like a cute little bag to keep things organized in your bag or purse!? 🙂

    January 25, 2017 at 8:26 pm
  • Reply Ashley Chassereau Parks

    I love the zippered baggies! My 5 year old loves to help pack goody bags for her friends at dance and church!

    January 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm
  • Reply Sally Wilsey

    I am always looking for new ways to give gifts to family and my Granddaughter’s class and teachers. Thank you for the post.

    January 25, 2017 at 3:08 pm
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