Monday, December 31, 2012

101 Valentines Ideas Under $5

Once again, here’s a collection of fun Valentine ideas! Many are from Pinterest, some are ones my kids and I made up!
101 Valentine Ideas from mudpiestudio

1. Pop Rocks = Valentine, You “Rock”. Or, Valentine, you’re a POP star.
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you rock

2. Koolaid = Valentine, you sure are “Kool”!
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One Kool Valentine?

3. Tic Tacs = Tic Tac Toe game
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tic tac toe

4. Matchbox Cars = Valentine, I “Wheelie” like you.
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wheelie like you

5. Snickers = Valentine, you make me “Snicker”.
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6. Pencils = Valentine, you’re just “Write” for me!
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just write for me

7. Peeps = Happy Valentines Day to all my Peeps!
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8. Tootsie Rolls = Lollipop Butterfly with card that reads “Happy Valentines Day, Toots!”
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happy valentines day toots

9. Rolos = Valentine, I like the way you roll!
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I like the way you roll!

10. Popcorn & More = Valentine you’re a “POPstar”! (Popcorn, Pop Tarts, Pop Rocks, etc.)
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you're a pop star; popping in to say happy v-day

11. Lucky Charms = I’m lucky to have you as a Valentine!
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so lucky to have you

12. Chewy things = Valentine, I “chews” you. (Gum, Charleston Chew candy bar, Chewy Quaker Oats bar, Jolly Rancher chews candy, taffy, Laffy Taffy, licorice sticks, etc.)
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I  chews you

13. Orbit Gum = “Valentine, You’re outta this world.”
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outta this world

14. Crazy Straws = Valentine, I’m “crazy” for you.
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crazy for you

15. Apple Jacks = Valentine, You’re the “apple” of my eye.
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apple of my eye

16. Apple Juice = Valentine, You’re the “apple” of your eye.
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apple of my eye

17. Apples = Valentine, You’re the “apple” of my eye.
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apple of my eye

18. mr. Goodbar = Valentine, you’re so “good” to me!
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so good to me

19. Symphony bars = Valentine, you’re “music” to my ears! Or, You’re the “song” in my heart!
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music to my ears

20. Krackel Bars = Valentine, you “crack” me up!
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you "crack" me up

21. Chips Ahoy Cookies = Ahoy, Matey! Be my Valentine!
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ahoy matey
22. Funyuns = Valentine, You’re so much “fun”!
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23. Cracker Jack = Valentine, You “crack” me up.
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24. Crayons = Valentine, you “color” my word with happiness.
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Crayola® Crayons - 24 ct.


25. Crush Soda = I’ve got a “Crush” on you.
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i've got a cruch on you


26. Flower Seed Packet = Valentine, let’s watch our friendship “grow”.
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our friendship grows

27. Peanuts = I’m “nuts” about you.
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nuts about you

28. Circus peanuts = Or if #27 causes allergies. How ‘bout these ‘peanuts’?
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nuts about you

29. Bananas = I go “bananas"' over you!
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30. Tootsie Rolls = “Happy Valentines, Toots!” Or, “You are sweet and fun, all ‘rolled’ into one, Valentine!”
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sweet and fun all "rolled" into one

31. Cheese Nips = It might sound “cheesy”, but I like you, Valentine!
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cheesy, but I like you

32. Oreos = It’s as plain as “black and white”, I’d love to be your Valentine!
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plain as black and white

33. Extra Gum = Valentine, you’re EXTRA special to me!
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you're extra special to me

34. Teddy Grahams = Valentine, I like you “beary” much! Or, "Bear hugs” for you, my Valentine!
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i like you beary much

35. Strawberries = Valentine, I like you “berry” much!
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i like you berry much

36. Kit Kat = Valentine, you’re the “Kats” meow!
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37. Marshmallows – Valentine, you are “sticky” sweet!
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you are sticky sweet, valentine you are sticky sweet, valentine

38. Kid scissors = Valentine, you’re a “cut” above the rest!
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you're a cut above the rest, valentine

39. S’mores package = I need “S’more” valentines like you! Or, I couldn’t ask for anything “S’more” than to have you for a Valentine.
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40. Paintbrushes = Valentine, you “color” my world with happiness.
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you color my world

41. Watercolors = Valentine, you “color” my world!
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you color my world

42. Elmers Glue = Valentine, let’s “stick” together!
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let's stick together

43. Highlighter = Valentine, you’re the Highlight of the class (of my day, of my world, etc.)!
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you're the highlight of my day

44. Ruler = Valentine, you really measure up!
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45. Glitter = Valentine you really sparkle!
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46. Googly Eyes = Valentine, I’ve got my “eyes” on you!
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I've got my eyes on you, Valentine!

47. Word Search Books = You won’t have to search anymore, I’ll be your Valentine!
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You don't have to search anymore, Valentine!

48. Reese’s Pieces = I go to “pieces” for you, Valentine!
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I go to pieces for you

49. Pixie Sticks – Valentine, you are sweet!
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50. Sticky Note Clipboards = Valentine, I’m “stuck” on you!
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I'm stuck on you, Valentine!

51. M&Ms = Have a Marvelous and Magnificent Day!
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Magnificent & Marvelous Valentine's Day

52. Goldfish crackers = Will you o”fish”ally be my Valentine?
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Will you o"fish"ally be my Valentine?
Or, You’re a great “catch”!
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You're a great catch, Valentine!

53. Two of anything = Valentine, we’re two of a kind!
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We're two of a kind.

54. Shovel = Valentine, I “dig” you!
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I dig you, Valentine!

55. Rainbow Pops = I’m over the Rainbow for you!
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56. Cookie Cutter = Valentine, you’re my favorite “cookie”. Or, You’re a “cut” above the rest.
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You're a "cut" above the rest, Valentine!


57. Notepad and/or Crayons = Valentine, you’re “write” on!
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58. Mints = Valentine, we were “mint” to be. (Andes mints, peppermints, etc.)
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We were "mint" to be together.

59. Silly Bands = Nothing “silly” about me wanting to be your Valentine!
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Nothing SILLY about wanting you for a Valentine!

60. Bag with owl topper and red candy = Valentine, “owl” always be yours.
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Owl be your Valentine.

61. Playing Cards = Anyway you cut the cards, I’ll be your Valentine! Or It’s no “game”, I wanna be your Valentine!
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Anyway you cut the cards, I want to be your Valentine.

62.Chapstick = Read my lips, Valentine: I’m yours!
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63. Owl gift tag = Look “hoo’s” sending you a Valentine. (Pixie stix, pencil, pen, etc.)
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Look "hoos" sending you a Valentine...

64. Sidewalk Chalk = Anyway you “chalk it up”, I’ll be your Valentine!
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Anyway you chalk it up...

65. Bubbles = Valentine, you “blow” me away!
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66. Candy Corn = Nothing “corny” about me wanting to be your Valentine!
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Nothing CORNY about wanting to be your Valentine.

67. Loose change = Will you be my Valentine? It makes “cents” to me!
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Be your Valentine?  Makes "cents" to me.

68. Playing Cards = You’re My Ace. I’m Betting You’ll Be My Valentine. You Suit Me. We’re Two of a Kind.
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We're Two of A Kind, Valentine.

69. Paint Swatches = Valentine, you “paint” my world with fun!
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You "paint" my world with fun.

70. Decorated matchbox with candy = Valentine, we’re a good “match”!
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We're a good match, Valentine.

71. Thumbprint = “thumb” body loves you!
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72. Fortune Cookie = I’m “fortune”ate to call you my Valentine!
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I'm "fortune"ate to call you my Valentine.

73. Gum = I “chews” _____ as my Valentine. (Personalize)
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I "chews" you.

74. Plastic animals = You are heads above the rest (giraffe). Etc.
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You're heads above the rest, Valentine. (giraffe)

75. Capri Sun (fruit punch flavor) = I’d be pleased as “punch” if you’d be my Valentine!
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I'd be pleased as "punch" if you'll be my Valentine.

76. Decorated Sucker or Tootsie Pop = Have a SUPER Valentine’s Day!
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Have a "SUPER" Valentines Day.

77. Animal crackers = Valentine, it’d be a “circus” without you around!
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It'd be a circue without you around.

78. Candy Sticks = “Stick” with me, Valentine!
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79. Bookmark (paint swatches or scrapbook paper) = Mark my words, Valentine, you’re mine!
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Mark my words, Valentine. You're mine.

80. Lemonade packet = Nothing “sour” about wanting you for my Valentine!
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Nothing sour about wanting you for my Valentine.

81.Bag of pennies (or other change) = Don’t ever "CHANGE”, Valentine.
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Don't ever CHANGE, Valentine.

82. Robot Card with Hershey Candy
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83. Decorated clothespins
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Decorated Clothespins Valentine

84. Yo Yo or Ball = Have a “ball” this Valentines!
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85. Glow sticks = Valentine, you make my heart GLOW.
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You make my heart glow, Valentine

86. Magnifying glass = I’ve got my eye on you, Valentine!
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I've got my EYE on you, Valentine

87. Photo card
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Photo Card Valentine

88. Photo card with sucker attached
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89. Decoupage the first letter of their name with Valentine scrapbooking paper
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Docoupaged letters Valentine

90. Paint swatches = make a heart shaped valentine.
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Paint Swatch Valentine

91. Applique initial onto t-shirt
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valentine day shirt

92. Oreos = dunk half of oreo in white cholocate and cover with colored sugar sprinkles.
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Valentine Oreos

93. Pretzels = same method as #92.
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94. Hersheys Kisses = put 1 inch paper or notes on the bottom.
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Valentine Kisses with stickers.

95. Paint heart shaped wooden shape a pastel color and then customize for your family or Valentine.
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96. Make heart shaped cinnamon rolls.
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97. DIY crayons
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DIY crayons - "Color" my world, Valentine!

98. Rolos = You’re the “bomb”.
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You're the "Bomb", Valentine.

99. Use a deck of cards to write “52 Things I love about You”.
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52 Things I Love About You, Valentine

100. Decorate a dollar store candle.
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101. Decorate a notepad using scrapbook paper. Personalize for your Valentine.
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Valentine Notebook

Whew! Hope you can find something here that inspires you to create for your Valentine!

101 Valentine Ideas from mudpiestudio

Thanks for visiting!

Please note: I originally posted this list in Dec. 2011. I have done my best to correctly identify each original source of these wonderful ideas! Please email me if I've incorrectly linked your photo, or if the link is now broken. Thank you!

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