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6 Sweet Valentine’s Day Gestures That Cost Almost Nothing

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Showing your loved one that you love them is a good idea, no matter the day — but you don’t think you need to spend a fortune to do it. Here are six romantic ideas that cost hardly anything at all.

1. Temporary Tattoos

Show your partner just how much they mean to you with a romantic (fake) tattoo. Buy some temporary tattoo letters from a the dollar store or try your hand at homemade temporary tattoos.

2. Handwritten Notes

Write a love letter in your own handwriting on proper stationery. Don’t underestimate the power of something so simple — a love letter from the heart is to be treasured.

3. Baked Goods

Make gingerbread, then use letter cookie-cutters to spell out messages for your lover.

4. Crossword Puzzles

Make a custom crossword using clues from your relationship. For bonus points, tape it over the regular crossword in the newspaper, and let your loved one stumble upon it.

5. Sweet Treats.

Forgot it was Valentine’s Day until, like… the day? Whip up our tried-and-tested Sweet-on-You Cheesecake Pops for an afternoon treat.

6. Fortune Cookie

Leave your loved one a paper fortune cookie with a personalized note inside.

This post was written by Lauren Sams. For more, check out our sister site, Homes to Love.

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