Posted by: Deena Boese | February 12, 2011

Last Minute Valentine Ideas

Valentine’s Day is only a couple of days away! Are you ready? If you’re still looking for last minute gift ideas that can be made in a snap, here are three easy ideas you can make in minutes.

Use a die cut or handmake a candy shaker box and fill with jelly beans. Be sure to include a hidden message on the bottom for a fun and meaningful surprise.

Supplies: Die-cutting machine and die: Sizzix; Cardstock: Worldwin; Patterned paper, letter stickers and rub-ons: American Crafts; Transparency: 3M; Font: Avant Garde; Other: Jelly beans. As seen in the February 2011 online extension of Creating Keepsakes magazine. Copyright Creative Crafts Group. Posted with prior permission from the publisher.

Get creative and make a delicious bouquet using lollipops and a few die cut paper flowers. Create stems by cutting straws at varying lengths and sliding a lollipop in each. Anchor them in a container filled with candy and top with a dimensional sticker.

Supplies: Patterned paper and dimensional sticker: Little Yellow Bicycle; Die-cutting machine and dies: Sizzix; Other: Tin pail, straws, lollipops and cinnamon candy. As seen in the February 2011 online extension of Creating Keepsakes magazine. Copyright Creative Crafts Group. Posted with prior permission from the publisher.

Treats are even sweeter when they’re presented in fun little packages like this take out box. Filled with candy, little love notes or a miniature surprise, this little box will be sure to make someone’s day!

Supplies: Die-cutting machine and die: Sizzix; Paper, Felt, Stickers and Ribbon: Pebbles Inc.

However you choose to show your special someones that you love them, I wish you and yours a wonderfully blessed Valentine’s Day!

Deena

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