February 8, 2015 by Drafts & Crafts
Make Valentine’s day a little sweeter with this DIY for your honey bun. This handmade goodie will be an long-lasting reminder of your love!
This Valentine’s craft is an oldie but a goodie! To be honest, I made the original “message in a bottle” a few years ago for my husband; when we were just dating and in a long-distance relationship. I adore a handmade gift made with love. This craft is the perfect, personal touch to remind your significant other how special they are to you. You could even make this DIY for your BFF.. after all, they should be reminded how important they are too!
I love this idea because it is like the gift that keeps on giving!! Encourage your partner or friend to open a note each morning.. or when they are having a rough day. It is a great pick-me-up or reminder that they are loved.
- Small Jar
- Scotch Tape
- Ribbon or string
- Red Thread (optional for those with patience)
1. Write or type your desired amount (25, 50, 75, or 100) of messages to your Valentine. 100 messages may sound like a lot, but once you start they will come effortlessly. These messages should come from the heart; they can be reasons why you love the person, romantic words, sweet memories, friendly reminders, inside jokes, or simply “I love the way you…” or “I love you because…”
2. Cut each individual message with scissors. I cut mine about 1/2 inch (height) x 4 inches (width). Roll each note by hand and fasten with a tiny piece of scotch tape. For an extra special touch, tie a small piece of red thread around each note. This does require some patience.. you can always throw on your fav TV show and go to town with the thread tying.
3. Drop each message into your jar of choice. Then write or type a tag for the outside of the jar. You can see mine below!
I hope you adore this DIY as much as I do. My husband loved this Valentine’s Day gift, he said it brought him much joy to open each hand rolled love note. It is very rewarding to remind the person you love each day how much they mean to you. We should not take our days together for granted, each day that passes is a day we can not get back. With that being said, make sure you spoil your lovers and friends with sweet reminders this year! Are you making any special Valentine treats or DIY’s? If so, please share- I would love to hear!
Happy Valentine’s Week!! It is my fav week since Jason and I got married on 2/14/14!
Keep in touch,