Tag Archives: Holidays, Valentine’s Day

January 16

Valentine’s Day Gifts You’ll Love—and Love to Give!

Valentine’s Day is less than a month away and if you’re looking for a little something sweet for your better half, we’ve got some cute ways to make their heart beat just a little faster. Take a peek at our ideas below to get inspired for a Valentine’s Day they’ll not soon forget.

Valentine's Day Inspiration

1. Put Bliss on Display

Turn your favorite shot together into a cute photo gift. Put it out early somewhere in the house, or sneak it into their workspace the night before.

2. Stash Away Sweetness

Pick up your valentine’s favorite treats and hide them in their coat pocket with a little love note. A sweet surprise awaits! Image via themotherhuddle.com.

3. Make Love Last

Photo books are the ultimate in thoughtful gift giving. Browse loads of lovable designs and create a keepsake they’ll open again and again.

4. Say It Just Right

The perfect greeting card can convey so much more than words. Find a card that speaks their love language, from funny and romantic to something oh-so-suggestive.

5. Hit a Home Run

Baseball may be in the off-season, but hiding tickets to your honey’s favorite band, game or destination will surely hit a home run.

6. Focus on the Details

Steal your sweetie’s car and take it in for the works—a full detail and cleaning (or even a new stereo system?) will definitely make it a February 14th to remember. Image via Pinterest.

 

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February 11

Best Valentine’s Day Gift: Rant or Rave

Chocolate and fresh flowers have been flooding the stores for weeks now in preparation for Valentine’s Day, so yesterday we asked all you fans on our Facebook page which you’d prefer to receive on February 14th—something fresh or something sweet? Here are the results!

Did you vote for the winner or were you part of the 28% wishing for something else this year? Are flowers the best gift to get on Valentine’s Day? Rant or rave!

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February 8

Valentine’s Day Inspired Cake: Eye Candy

Valentine’s Day is now less than a week away and if you’re searching for something sweet in a hurry (and you’re handy in the kitchen!) you’ll adore this DIY cake idea from i am baker. Isn’t it cute?

Visit the i am baker blog to get the tutorial for this charming confection and find other fun food ideas for February 14th—like this utterly adorable crossword cookie. Yum!

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February 6

Valentine’s Day-Inspired Cards and Favors

If you haven’t seem the adorable Valentine’s Day cards at our parent site, Tiny Prints, you should definitely check them out now. There are so many different types of designs to choose from, and you can instantly personalize and preview the finished product with your own text and photos included in just a few minutes.

Plus, if you’re looking for fun Valentine’s Day gifts or party favors, Beau-coup currently has a wealth of love-inspired looks that perfectly match some of our favorite Valentine’s Day designs. What’s your favorite pairing?

Tape Measure Favors and Tiny Prints Measure Your Love Card

Candy Hearts and Tiny Prints Cute Compliments Card

Heart-Shaped Coffee Scoops and Tiny Prints Best Beginning Card

Damask Heart Soap and Tiny Prints More Amore Card

Love Cookie Platter and Tiny Prints 100 Percent Sweetness Card

Love Coasters and Tiny Prints Full of Love Card

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February 4

Valentine’s Day Sweepstakes from Tiny Prints

This Valentine’s Day, Wedding Paper Divas and our parent company, Tiny Prints, want to know—what’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done for love?

When you like Tiny Prints on Facebook and answer this question (you can even include photos!), you’ll be entered to win a $1,000 grand prize, plus daily random drawings for $50 each!

You can enter once each day, so check out the Tiny Prints Facebook page now for your first chance to win!

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February 3

Send a Little Love from Diann Valentine

We’re happy to bring you this weekly tip from celebrity wedding planner and Wedding Paper Divas stationery designer, Diann Valentine. To shop for her designs, check out our Diann Valentine collection.

Life has a way of overwhelming us, filling our calendars and disconnecting us more and more from the people who matter the most. I know I am not alone with my feelings of guilt from moving so fast and failing miserably with staying in touch. My latest venture will help us all do better. I am thrilled to announce my first Limited Edition Greeting Card through a partnership with Tiny Prints. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this delightful fashion-forward greeting is the perfect way to send a little love to all of the girlfriends that build us up and keep us living the fabulous life. And to sweeten the pie even more, we are offering 50% off to every member of the Diann Valentine family.

The greatest quality of my new partnership with Tiny Prints is our commitment to helping you send these fabulous cards with effortless elegance. You can personalize each card with names, photos and special verses to make them your own. Or if you prefer to take my lead, you can opt to use the sample verse I have provided. From fulfilling your special requests to touching up photos, our team of professional designers will pay personal attention to each and every order. We tirelessly search for typos and mistakes to ensure a flawless finished product. We won’t rest until you look your best, and we won’t even charge you for the VIP service.

And to ensure that you receive 50% off your order, please use promo code HEARTGC.  This offer is good until 11:59pm on 02/05/11.

So what is stopping you now? Go ahead and send a little love!

Keep spreading the love,

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February 1

A Red and White Valentine’s Day from Beau-coup

Our wedding favors partner Beau-coup posted these gorgeous red and white Valentine’s Day images, and we couldn’t resist sharing them with you! Isn’t it perfectly lovely? For more party inspiration and wedding ideas, check out the Beau-coup blog.

Although it’s fun to play with different Valentine’s Day schemes, there is something to be said for the classic red and white palette. If you’re having a Valentine’s Day wedding, consider going with these romantic colors. Your setting can be anywhere, from a seaside party to a stately mansion or an elegant indoor venue such as a hotel ballroom.

{Images from: {Polka Dot Bride, Rock n Roll Bride, Rock n Roll Bride, Style Me Pretty}

For your decorations, you might use white linens and china, paired with bold red touches such as satin bows as place cards or napkins and lovely red bunches of flowers.

{Images from Style Me Pretty, Santa Barbara Chic, Style Me Pretty, Hostess Blog}

Add a dash of French je ne sais quoi by adding some stripes into the mix, or you could even tie in your love of reading by using red books as accents.

{Images from Style Me Pretty, Style Me Pretty, Hostess Blog, Style Me Pretty, Style Me Pretty}

Have the men in the wedding wear red ties or quirky bow ties, and dress your bridesmaids in sophisticated red gowns. Opt for a tea length gown yourself to show off some killer red heels, and add some red lipstick to complete the look.

{Images from Style Me Pretty, Style Me Pretty, Polka Dot Bride, Rock n Roll Bride}

For your food, add some traditional Valentine’s Day fare such as heart-shaped lollipops and Valentines, or simply add some splashes of red by topping your main courses with tomatoes and red peppers and your dessert with raspberries and strawberries.

{Images from My Sweet and Saucy, Style Me Pretty, Style Me Pretty, Style Me Pretty}

About Beau-coup Favors

Beau-coup is a recognized leader in the wedding favor and bridal gifts industry. Our offerings include wedding decorations and supplies, as well as baby shower favors, birthday party favors and other party favors. Style editors and event planners look to Beau-coup for trendsetting favors and unique wedding planning ideas, both in our wedding blog and articles section. We have also been featured in a variety of leading publications including Fortune, The Wall Street Journal and InStyle Magazine.

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January 27

A Fashion-Forward Valentine’s Day Card from Diann Valentine

With a name like hers, celebrity wedding planner and Wedding Paper Divas designer Diann Valentine just knew that we’d ask her to take part in the new collection of Valentine’s Day cards available at our parent company, Tiny Prints. After all, who could be a better Valentine’s Day card designer than a woman who has dedicated her life to celebrating love?

Today we’re excited to showcase her fun and flirty design, which features Diann’s own signature blend of heartfelt love and superior style:

Isn’t it cute? And the best part is you can personalize and send just one of these cards at a time to someone special. Check out our brand new Valentine’s Day collection to see the rest of the designs, and as Diann herself would say, keep spreading the love!

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January 26

Valentine’s Day Cards from Our Parent Site, Tiny Prints: Wedding Stationery Wednesday

If wedding planning priorities made you miss out on holiday card season, our parent company, Tiny Prints, has the perfect way for you to send love to all your favorite people. It’s never too late to let your friends and family know you’re thinking of them, and Valentine’s Day photo cards are the perfect way to do just that. Here are just a few of our favorite designs that are sure to send a smile to everyone on your love list.

And, if you’re looking for something extra special for your Valentine, make sure to check out the amazing collection of Valentine’s Day cards that you can personalize with names, fun photos and text. From fun and flirty to sweet, sentimental and even suggestive, we’ve got the perfect cards for every couple’s style. The best part is that all of our Valentine’s Day greeting cards are only $1.99 when you use the code HEARTGC at checkout. That’s sweet and savvy! Here is a handful of designs we’re head over heels for—aren’t they fun?



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