Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas

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Hi friends! Can you believe Valentine’s Day is only a few days away? If you are like me and need a few last minute Valentine’s Day ideas then this post is for you! 

In our house we keep it rather simple and usually enjoy a heart shaped pizza and some fun little treats. I do decorate a little bit but not much. My husband and I also like to leave fun little notes for our four children to let them know how much they are loved.

Do you all do anything?

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Top 10 Last Minute Valentine's Day Ideas

If you are looking for some quick and fun ideas I have rounded up some awesome last minute Valentine’s Day printables and ideas for you that are all free! All you have to do is click on the green links below for all the details!

1.Valentines’ Day Printables and Ideas for the Kiddos

How cute are these love coupons for kids from !? My younger ones would eat this up!

Love Coupons

2. Dessert for Valentine’s Day

Easy and quick heart shaped shortbread cookies…these are some of my favorites to make around Valentine’s Day and I almost always have the ingredients on hand!

3. Slime For The Kids Valentine’s slime! Has the slime epidemic caught on at your house yet?! Oh boy, I swear our 8 year old would make slime all day if I let her! So when I found this adorable idea on Pinterest I knew it was a keeper!

Valentine Slime

4. Heart Shaped Soap

Looking for a great alternative to candy for your Valentine? My daughter and I made these heart shaped soaps for Valentine’s Day and included a free printable to package them up! We made them in just under 2 hours and they were SO simple. Aren’t they cute? 

Heart shaped soaps for Valentine's Day!

Free Soap Printable

Sop You Know You're Awesome...Valentine printable!

5. Cute Candy Valentines

Have you seen these precious Valentine’s? These are the Valentine’s my preschooler made this year! However, we used skittles for the wings! She also wrote her name on the back of each clothespin so her friends would know they were from her. It was fun to spend a little one on one time with her making these! Click on the blue link for all the supplies needed!

Valentine Clothespin M&M butterflies More Cute Valentine DIY Projects: You will need: - Clothes pins - Washi tape - Googly eyes - Fun size bagged candy - Glue...

6. A Valentine Box

We also have a third grader and her teacher came up with the darling idea for each student to make a personalized box for their class Valentine’s!  Our daughter loves sports so she created this awesome basketball box! I found the inspiration HERE while searching Pinterest!

Our version! She was so proud!

7. Felted Hearts

These felted heart pillows with pockets for love notes were one of my favorite DIY’s to date! So cute and so sweet!

red felt hearts in bowl, the perfect last minute Valentine's Day ideas!

8. Printables To Show Love

How cute are these printables by Classy Clutter  to leave on your kiddos’ doors?! Such a fun way to show them some love! You could print these out last minute and have them hung the night before!

Valentine's Day Banner Printable from

9. Ideas For the Home

Dear Lillie Blog  is one of my favorite blogs to read! This black and white LOVE banner was just too darling not to share!

Twelve On Main DIY rolled book page in the shape of a heart spoke to my book loving heart! Ha ha! See what I did there?! Any who, it looks super easy to make and yet has such a huge statement with it’s simplicity and texture!

10. Dessert For Two

5 Minute Chocolate Mouse from Dessert For Two ! I honestly included these because they stopped me mid scroll on Pinterest! I mean…yes please! Plus anything that takes 5 minutes and looks that good is right up this girls alley!

5 Minute Chocolate Mousse for Two. Valentine's Day Dessert for Two is this easy chocolate mousse for two. Best Valentine's Day chocolate dessert ideas. Easy mousse recipe: just melted chocolate chips, heavy cream and 1 egg yolk.

 11. Valentine Heart Tree

We all love a quick and easy DIY! That’s why I picked this Valentine Tree by Simply Kierste Design  ! I loved how she grabbed these sticks out of her yard! She inspired me to add hearts to the branches I currently have in our entryway!


Below is our entryway and you can see where I added hearts! The only difference is that I attached mine with mini clothespins while she used baker’s twine!

These DIY layered paper hearts make for some great last minute Valentine's Day ideas!
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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas

Hopefully you found some great last minute Valentine’s Day ideas from today’s blog post! I know I sure did!

I want to wish you all a very Happy Valentine’s Day! May you know you are loved, be shown love, and may you also share love!

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  1. Love this post…thanks for sharing…i was brainstorming some ideas and i love the book page heart too…i think it can be used all year round too.

  2. Really cute, creative and fun ideas, Kelly!! Want to try the rolled book pages heart! Loved it all! Happy Valentines week!

  3. What great ideas Kelly! Thank you so much for sharing!! Your little with her basketball box…precious!!! Thank you so much for including my heart shaped pizzas! That’s what’s going down here tonight! Who says romance is dead?!?

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