Don’t we all just love Valentine’s Day? Whether it is the love, all the red, the hearts, the chocolates, and candies or simply the shared feeling of a day filled with romantic love … And, in case you were wondering if it could possibly be even more magical? The answer is Yes, it can. When you have an amazing Valentine’s Day Plan! And, that is exactly what you will find in this post today.
You will discover 10 great ways to make this Valentine’s romantic, surprise your man and have ideas on what to do and eat. Including ideas to share the celebration with your kids and do fun Valentine’s family activities.
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A valentine’s day plan that rocks
Valentine’s Day history
The first records of celebrating a day with your Valentine date back to the 14th century. The many ways of sharing and gifting evolved since with billions spent annually on cards, flowers, chocolates and gifts.
Reasons for thinking out of the box this year
As part of the expected 25 million people in the UK, we can simply send a card to our Valentine. Or, go the extra mile this year and have a truly meaningful Valentine’s Day Plan to make this day even more special. Let’s have a look at simple yet amazing ideas to help you do that.
10 Amazing ways to perfect your Valentine’s day plan
Below you will find 10 great ideas you can use to create your perfect Valentine’s Day. Make sure it’s not an ordinary celebration by choosing two or three of the ideas and devise an actual Valentine’s Day Plan. Your plan does not have to be over the top or expensive or time-consuming. It’s all about choosing feel-good ideas that will show your partner how much you care and that you went through the effort of choosing personal and special ways to make their day brilliant.
For the ultimate Valentine’s day you can, of course, follow the entire plan and add all the ideas below to ensure a magical celebration with your entire family. Leave a comment below and tell me your secret plan for this year.
Awesome Valentine’s Day breakfast
Start your perfect day by sharing a great breakfast including a personal napkin note.
Starting the day with a special breakfast for your Valentine will leave a sense of lasting anticipation for the rest of the day. Think simple and easy to make meals like
- pancakes and syrup or
- classic French toast
and then convert them into a more magical meal by adding special ingredients, for example
- red berries
- chocolate sauce
- a dusting of cacao or icing powder
pay extra attention to detail by using
- heart-shaped cutters to make food look fun
- glitter to add some sparkle or
- fun cutlery to instantly create the mood
I love, love, love this cute heart cutlery set! Check it out now!
and then for that special touch
Make your loved one feel even more special by serving the meal with a personal note. Choose a pretty napkin, create or copy a cute Valentine’s day quote and write in down on a paper napkin. Ready to serve with your fabulous breakfast.
My favorite paper napkins are
need some ideas on what to serve
Check out these yummy breakfast meals perfect for a celebration
- Brown sugar bacon hearts
- Heart-shaped french toast
- Raspberry chocolate muffin
- Red velvet waffles
- Overnight raspberry oats
- Sparkling pink drink
Special Valentine’s lunch box
Prepare to pack a special lunch box including a personalized note.
Maybe you have to pack lunch every day anyway but even if you don’t, why not do it on this special day. Who doesn’t appreciate a meal box filled with goodies they love, ready for lunchtime in between a busy schedule? And be sure to add a handmade card as a surprise.
Check out the great lunch box love note ideas below and give these beautiful little cards a try to make your note super special.
Fun Valentine’s craft project
Kids love valentine’s day just as much as we do. I am yet to meet a young girl who doesn’t adore red hearts and cupids. So get the kids involved and spend time on this special day with them as well. It is great fun doing fun crafts together. And a perfect opportunity to spend some quality family time.
Valentine’s day craft
Want to know my little girl’s dream craft? To make a special card for her daddy on Valentine’s Day! And what better way to improve father-daughter relationships than by surprising each other with a little love note.
Valentin’s day craft project ideas
- Heart Dinosaur craft
- Heart hedgehog
- Rainbow heart sun catcher
- Valentine love bugs
- Fun Valentines crafts for kids
Handmade Valentine’s day card
Nothing says I love you more than a handmade card!
Whilst the kids are busy with their craft project, design your own Valentine’s card. Resist the urge to buy one as it is so much more fun making your own! And a handmade card is often appreciated a lot more …
Need a bit of inspiration?
look at these awesome handmade card ideas
And if you find the addition of a personal message for your valentine a daunting task cheat a bit and borrow a beautiful poem or funny quote right here.
DIY card essentials
Be sure to source the best materials you can find when making a card this will help to make it look more professional … Here are some of my best card making recommendations
- beautiful card stock with an envelope
- top quality paints
- stamps and
- heart shape stickers
- an entire card making set – Brilliant!
Personalized photo and message post
You are going to love this idea!
Share on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, your blog or any social media that you use often a photo or image you love and tag your loved one. Make it even better by personalizing your image with a heart-felt message. And make it even better:
And then, copy and send the link to your loved one. They will love, love, love this public display of your affection. Just imagine someone did that for you. Simply thinking of it feels good. Doesn’t it?
There are so many cute and romantic Valentine’s day quotes available online. Just choose your perfect quote and even personalize it a bit to make it even more special.
The message can be as general or personal as you prefer. And even if you don’t use any of these social media platforms, sending a special photo with a heartfelt note as a standard phone message makes anyone’s day super special.
A special Valentine’s gift
Create, make or buy a special gift for your Valentine.
A Valentine’s day gift needn’t be the most expensive gift ever but it definitely needs to be well considered with the one you love in mind. That is part of the magic of a good Valentine’s Day Plan. Your loved one will feel extra appreciated realizing that you chose the gift with their preferences in mind.
Consider your options by looking at the examples below but make sure to add a personal touch, like pretty wrapping paper and your handmade card.
a gift wrapping secret
Wrap the gift in beautiful tissue paper first and then placing it into a metallic gift bag. By doing this you prolong the pleasure of opening a gift and it looks super special!
Meaningful Valentine’s Day gift ideas
- Awesome Be-my-Valentine gifts for him and her
- 50 Valentines gift ideas
- 101 Homemade gift ideas
- 25 Sweet gifts for him
- 5 Senses gift
- Best gifts for her
Prepare a romantic Valentine’s day dinner to impress.
Yes, you can go out to a restaurant for dinner. But some more awesome dinner ideas by candlelight include
- a picnic at the lake or
- at the beach or
- even on the living room floor
- making sushi together or
- enjoying a meal home-cooked with much-loved ingredients
And don’t forget the best part of any meal, dessert! Making awesome desserts is my jam and creating something yummy as part of your celebration can be great fun.
If you need a bit of help, try one of these delicious ideas
- Easy mini chocolate cakes with red berries, pistachios and a drizzle of chocolate – love it!
- Chocolate Cupcakes with Nutella Frosting
- 22 Easy romantic dinners
- Heart-shaped breadsticks
- Best Valentines recipes
- Heart-shaped pizza
- Show the love salad
- Strawberry parfait
- Yummy chocolate cupcakes
- Double chocolate fondue
Date night activity
Plan a Valentine’s date night activity and choose a fun activity to do together either as a couple or as a family.
A great idea is to have fun by watching a romantic comedy together with
- yummy popcorn
- and a cocktail
- frying marshmallows over a candle …
Or find more perfect activities from the ideas below
- Yummy movie night popcorn mix recipe
- Date night Jenga
- Out of the box date night ideas
- 50 Stay at home date night ideas
- Frugal date night ideas
Say I love you
Remember to say I love You, again and again and again…
Do I need to say more … this is one of the most important parts of your perfect Valentine’s Plan!
A special note
Write a special note for your Valentine.
To end a perfect day and ensure your Valentine remembers this one until the next year, leave a last special note hidden under their pillow. Few things warm the heart as much as an unexpected find of affection.
An awesome way to end your super idea Valentine’s Day Plan, what do you think?
Start creating your awesome Valentine’s Day Plan early
Use one or all of the 10 Valentine’s ideas here to plan your perfect day. Download a free copy of the Valentine’s day plan and get ready for an amazing celebration.
- Prepare an awesome Valentine’s day breakfast with a personal napkin note
- Pack a special idea Valentin’s lunch box and add a personalized card
- Enjoy a fun Valentine’s craft project with your kids
- Create a handmade Valentine’s day card
- Take a photo, personalize and post it
- Create, make or buy a special gift
- Prepare a VAlentine’s dinner meal to impress
- Plan a Valentine’s date night activity
- Remember to say I love You
- Write a special note for your Valentine
Please leave a comment
and tell me about your awesome Valentine’s ideas for this year.
Do you love making handmade cards and meals? What is the best gift you have ever received for Valentine’s Day?
- Avocado Chicken Salad. Healthy and Easy Clean Eating.
- Mini Chocolate Cake with Red Berries, Pistachios and a Chocolate Drizzle
- Popcorn Recipe. From Movie night treat to Summer Snack.
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Great Valentines ideas😉
Thank you Marco, taking time to make Valentine’s day special is important and also fun!