According to Mint.com, when buying candy for their Valentine the average person spends $22.72 at Godiva or $26.25 at See’s Candies. While these options are certainly tempting and delicious, this year why not doing something a little more sentimental, heartfelt and significantly cheaper? Below are some of our favorite finds from around the web for giving your sweetheart the perfect sweet!
Photo Credit: Make It Do
First up is a fun and SUPER easy project from Make It Do
. Just take three packages of Rolo’s candy, wrap them up in construction paper and tie them together to look like TNT. Attach a tag that says “you’re the bomb” or “your lovin’ is dynamite.”
Two Shades of Pink
This bag of goodies from Two Shades of Pink
is a perfect for a romantic night in roasting marshmallows in the fireplace or over a fondue pot. To create it, just add in pink marshmallow hearts, Valentine themed candy and graham crackers.
Soda Shoppe Valentine’s
Photo Credit: Kara's Party Ideas
While a little more time intensive than the first two ideas, this fun valentine treat from Kara’s Party Ideas
is packed with charm. For a personalized touch, fill the base with your partner’s favorite candy. The top is filled with salt water taffy. For full instructions, view the tutorial here
Valentine Marshmallow Pop Favors
Photo Credit: Salem Country Woman
If you’re tired of the typical chocolate candy, this idea from Salem Country Woman
is a perfect alternative. Just dip marshmallows in melted pink chips and decorate with your favorite toppings.
Kiss & Tell! Did you like these ideas? What are you doing for your valentine this year? Share your thoughts and ideas below in the comment section!
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