Posts Tagged ‘Valentine’s Day’

Do-It-Yourself Valentine’s Day Gifts

When you hear the words “Valentine’s Day,” does your heart sink? It might just be because over the years, you’ve had your fill of balloons, chocolate, cards, and flowers. This Valentine’s Day, it might be fun to try something different! We’ve compiled a selection of DIY ideas that are sure to make someone’s heart go pitter patter!

Write a Love Letter

Compose a personal message for that special someone, or at least put together some of the necessary implements. Here are instructions for making paper from home. If this seems too complicated, you can always buy some nice stationary and make this unique pencil holder! All you need are a handful of coasters, glue, and a drill.

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5 Gift Go-To’s: A Valentine’s Craftacular!

‘Tis that time of year again when our minds invariably turn to love and to showing the select individuals in our lives just how much they mean to us. Instead of whipping out your credit card to impress with diamonds and a dozen roses, why not show you care with something beautifully crafted by your own two hands?

Valentine’s Day will soon be upon us, so Ink Technologies has put together a list of five special gift options that require little more than a dash of creativity and a pinch of craftiness. (Side note: you might also need access to a printer, and you might have to procure a few necessary items from your local craft store to successfully complete these projects.)

1. Felt Fortune Cookies

Valentines Day Felt Fortune Cookies











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A Valentine’s Day to Remember: For Everybody!

RomanceForgive us for saying this but…why should the ladies have all the fun on Valentine’s Day? What about the guys and the kids? What about Fido and Puddles and Buttons and Professor ShinySides? They would be the dog, the cat, the other cat and the goldfish, in case the names didn’t give it away.
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A Valentine’s Day to Remember: Framed Photos

Valentine Frame


We can all breathe a collective sigh of relief at today’s Valentine’s Day DIY suggestion, as we’ve dispensed with the need for scissors and cutting. As you’ll note from our previous two entries, scissors and relative precision cutting were required to recreate the paper flowers and heart garland. Continue reading “A Valentine’s Day to Remember: Framed Photos” »

A Valentine’s Day to Remember: A Decorated Abode

Chocolates are always good. Roses will never fail. But the simple fact is that chocolate and roses are, let’s face it, predictable and almost cliche’ at this point. We’re here to help you make a real impression this Valentine’s Day, to make it truly one to remember.

All you need for this project is a printer, inkjet cartridges, patterned card stock and some lace to tie it all together. The procedure, outlined by the terrific people at Better Homes & Gardens, is painless (even more so than yesterday’s idea). Continue reading “A Valentine’s Day to Remember: A Decorated Abode” »

A Valentine’s Day to Remember: Paper Flowers

We’re taking a quick break from 3D printing, ink thieves and Petabytes to bring you a series on handcrafted, unique Valentine’s Day ideas that’ll make her (or his!) heart swoon. Valentine’s Day is just a few days away and we encourage you to dispense with the old standbys like chocolate and roses this year, and put together a gift from the heart and your own hands your significant other will never forget.

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