Valentine's Day is a chance to show your someone special that they're always on your mind. A card with a big, red heart smack-dab in the middle is a nice place to start, but these less-conventional gifts are perfect for taking it to the next level.
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I love a good love song. I'll admit I always get a sappy grin on my face when I hear Etta James' "At Last," I spent way more time picking music for my wedding than picking out a dress (I ended up walking down the aisle to Tom Waits' "You Can Never Hold Back Spring" and dancing with my Mr. to M. Ward's version of "Let's Dance" "Let's Dance"), and I have been the gifter of a 'mixed tape' more than once. But I'm not the only one who loves a good romantic tune. With Valentine's Day just a few days away, love is in the air around here, and my coworkers were more than happy to share their favorite love songs...
There is nothing more special than a handmade gift from the person you love, especially on Valentine’s Day. I wanted to get especially crafty this year and upcycle a valentine. I found some great inspiration in Playing with Books: The Art of Upcycling, Deconstructing and Reimagining the Book by Jason Thompson of Rag & Bone Bindery. Equipped with scissors, a glue stick, double-stick tape and a couple of old books my neighbors were throwing away, I got to work!
Valentine's day is a pretty special day. Whether you're lucky in love, celebrate with single friends, or share the day with family members, you likely have something planned for February 14. But, why is the occasion so important? Here are a few fun facts about St. Valentine's Day...