12 Ways to Countdown to Valentine’s Day! {how to}


Here are 12 ways to countdown to Valentine’s Day!  I absolutely love having the tradition of a countdown to Valentine’s Day with my family and here are several that you can make for your own family.  They include a felt countdown, paper chain, magnetic, lunch sack, love notes and kisses.  I guarantee there is something you’ll fall in LOVE with!  {wink}

 Ways to Countdown to Valentine's Day! {how to}

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Valentines Day Countdown

Valentine's Day Countdown

1.  Valentine’s Day Countdown ~ Upcycle an old doll house into a fun Valentine’s Day Countdown using stickers, paper and other embellishments.

Valentine Countdown Banner {free printable}

2.  Valentine Countdown Banner {free printable} ~ This countdown calendar doubles as a banner.  The little pockets are perfect for adding little treats or trinkets. 

Valentine Countdown Calendar

3.  Valentine Countdown Calendar ~ A simple Valentine countdown calendar that doubles as a banner using lunch sacks, doilies and glitter.  

Valentine's Day Countdown {free printable}

4.  Valentine’s Day Countdown {free printable} ~ Here is a great countdown to Valentine’s Day!  A plain white frame was matted with festive colors and framed.  Using a white chalk pen you can write directly on the glass frame to count down the days.  You can also embellish the frame with heart bunting. 

Count Down 

Countdown to Valentine's Day {free printable}

5.  Countdown to Valentine’s Day {free printable} ~ Countdown the days until Valentine’s Day with a classic paper chain.  This adorable free printable is available in two color options: red, pink and white or turquoise, red and white.

DIY Valentine Countdown {free printable}

6.  DIY Valentine Countdown {free printable} ~ This tutorial comes with a free printable for the numbers and all that’s left to do is gather your supplies.

Valentine's Day Countdown Printable

7.  Valentine’s Day Countdown Printable ~ This “14 Reasons Why I Love You” printable is a fun way to count down the days until Valentine’s Day.  All you need to do is download, print, frame and use a chalk pen or marker to write the days on the glass.  The 8×10 print is available in stripes and polka dots.

Count Down Calendar

Valentine Garland

8.  How to Make a Love Letter Garland ~ Here is a great tutorial on how to make a love letter garland or count down bunting for Valentine’s Day!  This fabulous paper craft with love messages is from Kendra and it’s a great Valentine activity for kids. 

Valentine's Day Countdown Calendar

9.  Valentine’s Day Countdown Calendar ~ Children or adults alike will enjoy counting down the days until Valentine’s Day with this adorable felt and button calendar.

Valentine's Countdown {diy}

10.  Valentine’s Countdown {diy} ~ I simply *love* this heart shaped advent calendar.  Not only is it a fun way to countdown the days until Valentine’s Day, but a great way to let your loved one’s know how much you love them. {wink}  

Advent Calendar

Valentine Kisses Advent Calendar {tutorial}

11.  Valentine Kisses Advent Calendar {tutorial} ~ This adorable advent calendar holds chocolate kisses that you can eat as you count down to the big kissing day.

Couples Valentines Advent Countdown

12.  Couples Valentines Advent Countdown ~ Here is a great idea for those of you who want to make the holiday go on a little longer than just one day! This couples valentines advent is a great way to spend time together leading up to the day that celebrates love! Easy to made, fun to use!


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