A few weeks ago I shared my design ideas for Valentine’s Day. You can click here to check out the inspiration:


Here is my final result:


I love the Apothecary jars, because they can be used all year. All you have to do is change out the filling. For this year I had some foam glitter 3D hearts, some red, white and clear glass marbles and two form “love birds.” I also went to Hobby Lobby to pick up some special frames – a red leather frame and  a white leather frame. Next year I plan to get a Valentine’s Day Wreath (or I may wait until the sales and pick up one later this week for next year).


Normally I buy really nice Valentine’s Cards (always Hallmark of course). This year I decided to make a Valentine’s Card for my husband. In the card I highlighted all of the “firsts” I experienced with him and I incorporated lyrics from one of our favorite songs, “Very Special” by Debra Laws. Making this card was a huge deal for me because I am really a scrapbooker. I don’t really do cardmaking. Here is the card:



Finally, you have to express a little self-love every now and then. Plus, I’m milking this last year of my 20s for all it’s worth.


Here are some other Valentine’s Day/Love Themed Posts here on Analog Girl: 

Conversation Starters/Questions for Couples: https://donnienicole.com/2012/08/08/conversation-startersquestions-for-couples/

How to be a Better Friend to your Partner: https://donnienicole.com/2012/06/13/how-to-be-a-better-friend-to-your-partner/

Love Countdown (Ideas for Celebrating Your Love): https://donnienicole.com/2012/02/11/love-countdown-day-5/

Couples Strategic Planning: https://donnienicole.com/2011/04/11/couples-strategic-planning-csp/

Have a good week!

Co-Founder & Executive Director of Donda's House, Inc. Wife to Che "Rhymefest" Smith. Believer. Writer. Scrapbooker. ΣΓΡ.

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