Frugal DIY Valentines

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Here’s a quick round-up of some fun, inexpensive DIY Valentines. Check your craft cupboard or your scrapbooking supplies and use what you have to save some coin.

Box of Chocolates Money

My aunt gave us this box of goodies for Christmas one year. So fun! Read my tutorial of how to make it. Varying the denominations would make this a very economical, yet fun gift for a special someone.

Custom-wrapped Chocolate Bars

Wrap your favorite candy bars in colored paper for an easy and sweet treat.

Bake someone happy.

Bake up a batch of heart shaped maple scones. Serve them at breakfast or for an afterschool snack. Or package them up in a gift bag and tie with a bow.

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  1. Great ideas. I really love the box of money. My husband would even like that!

    Thanks for hosting!

  2. Thanks for hosting – those are cute ideas! I’m linking a recipe for homemade evergreen balm – would make a great gift idea.

  3. Thanks for sharing Valentines ideas, I have been racking my brain all week for what to do for my hubby. He loves his kindle, not so big on chocolates. BUT I think it would be so much fun to see his face if I gave him a sample box of chocolates that would be just the right size for me to fit a kindle gift card inside. I am going out to the store later today to get just that size box. It will be a gift for me too, since someones got to eat those chocolates to make room for the gift card! LOL

  4. Hi! I have tons of grapefruit right now, so I am going to make my husband these dark chocolate grapefruit truffles by Frugal Kiwi:

    My Frugal Friday post is about our quest to simplify our lives and how the 23-Day Frugal Challenge impacted us:

    Enjoy and thanks for hosting!

  5. We do a lot of heart-shaped food for Valentine’s day. I use a cookie cutter to make heart sandwiches for my girls.

  6. Jennifer says

    I’m going to try the scones today. Yummo! Should I freeze them pre or post-baking? Thank you!

  7. Love the heart shaped scones! I plan on heart shaped chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast and chocolate fondue (an annual Valentine’s Day treat) for dessert after dinner.

  8. Thanks for continuing to host Frugal Friday! I don’t have a blog to submit, but I have been checking it out since it was on MoneySavingMom. Just wanted you to know you always “make” my Friday morning. 😀

  9. Great ideas! I used the box of money idea for my nephew once and he loved it!

  10. Love that valentine’s box! Great idea!

  11. Those scones look delish! Last year we made conversation heart fudge.

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