This post may contain affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. All opinions remain my own.
Want to show your significant other how much you love him but short on cash? The beauty of love is that it truly doesn’t cost a thing—all you have to do is show your spouse how much you love him/her to make any Valentine’s Day special.
Last year, my husband and I made a pact that we wouldn’t spend any money for Valentine’s Day. We would go out to have a nice dinner to celebrate, but no money on presents. But the romantic in me wanted to do a little something to show my husband how much I truly appreciate him. Breaking out my creative juices, I decided to start his Valentine’s literally off with a bang!
I wrote 10 different notes to him on little pieces of paper that described what I love about him. Then, I took the notes to my local party store and had them stuff each balloon with a love note and we created a nice balloon bouquet with all of the little romantic notes inside.
Here are some of the romantic notes: I cut out the little hearts out of construction paper.
When I took them to the party store, I asked them to roll each one up and stuff them inside before they inflated each balloon. The bouquet of balloons cost $10, so it wasn’t quite free, but pretty darn close!
When I presented this to him, I gave him a little card explaining the game and gave him a safety pin to pop the balloons. My husband loved his bouquet of love notes and even asked me to keep all the notes for our scrapbook. Our toddler also had a wild time with all the fun and enjoyed helping to pop the balloons!
We hope you have a special Valentine’s Day, and remember, you don’t need money to show how much you care!