Category Archives: Valentine’s Day

Days Between Dates

Back Grandma Ideas: Give your Valentine a card that tells how many days you have love the last millennium, I got a wild and crazy idea about celebrating being married for 10,000 days.

I talked to a local gas station to put up a message on their sign about being married to my husband for 10,000 days.

10,000 days! That’s a heap o’ days!

I surprised my husband by taking a cake (with a similar message on it) to work where he could share with co-workers.

I felt very pleased with myself. After all, 10,000 days is a significant amount of days to be married. Continue reading

Easy To Make Valentine Magnets

Make these Valentine's Day heart magnets in under 15 minutes! GrandmaIdeas.comValentine’s Day is coming up soon. Do you want a Valentine’s Day craft to do with your tween and teen granddaughters?

One that is easy?

One that they will love?

Look no further! You can make these Valentine magnets in under 15 minutes. Why, I predict that it will take you more time to round up the supplies than to make the magnets. Continue reading

Popup Valentine Card

Make this easy, fun popup Valentine card. GrandmaIdeas.comIt’s almost Valentine’s Day.

You’re probably all set. You’ve decorated your home. You’ve already planned (and probably held) a little Valentine party with the grandkiddos.

But, can you take one more Valentine idea?

I stumbled across this idea today and fell in love with it and knew that I HAD to share it with you. It’s a cute, cute, cute Valentine’s Day pop-up card. I saw the idea on the  Six in the Suburbs website. Continue reading

Valentine Roundup

Here is a roundup of craft ideas for Valentine's Day.Valentine’s Day is almost upon us.

Do you need a craft to do with your grandkids?

As I look back at my other posts about Valentine’s Day, I see some that have been very popular.

I thought that I would share them here so that you, my Dear Readers, can easily access them.

They are easy to make and also inexpensive. Two fine qualities for activities for grandmas to do with grandkids! Continue reading

Valentine in a Bottle

For an unusual valentine, make this valentine in a bottle. GrandmaIdeas.comRemember the chick flick Message in a Bottle that was based on a book by Nicholas Spark?

Where a woman found a message in a bottle that eventually led her to her true love?

Let’s apply that message-in-a-bottle theme to Valentine’s Day and create Valentine’s in a bottle with your grandchildren.

To make this Valentine, you will need an empty water bottle, Valentine stickers, Valentine candy, pink or red paper, scissors, and marking pen. Continue reading

Vintage Valentine’s Day Cards

Print off thes Vintage-Valentines GrandmaIdeas.comI have discovered the most amazing web site called The Graphics Fairy. She has thousands upon thousands of free vintage styled graphics.She has graciously scanned these images that are in the public domain and put them on her site to share with her readers for free.

Yes, indeedy. Free!

Oh my! I could spend hours browsing her site! Such delightful images.

I found several Valentine’s Day images that I thought were wonderful. You can print the image and cut around it and have a simple Valentine’s card that you can just write on the back. Continue reading