A Valentine’s Day Countdown Calendar

I know, I know…it is a little early for Valentine’s, but I just love this holiday so much that I figured I would start my decorating a little early! So instead of only celebrating this day of love on February 14th, we are going to spread our love over a few weeks by using our Valentine’s Day Countdown Calendar!

Valentine's Day Countdown Calendar

How-to make this super fun Valentine’s Day Countdown Calendar ::

Gather the following materials at any local craft store…

  • 14 miniature paper bags
  • 14 die cut shapes
  • Baker’s twine
  • 14 miniature clothespins
  • Sharpie
  • Glue stick
  • 14 fun activities, crafts, special treats, love letters, and more  {see below for more info!}

And making your calendar could not be easier! Just glue a die cut shape to each paper bag, number your bags from 1-14, hang your bags in numerical order, and you are ready to go!

Some of the surprises we have planned for our countdown ::

  1. Bake a Valentine treat with Mom
  2. Stay up 15 minutes AFTER bedtime
  3. Pick a movie for Family Night
  4. Choose what we have for dinner
  5. Mail a special Valentine to the grandparents
  6. Make a fun Valentine Craft
  7. Eat lunch with Mom at school
  8. Enjoy your favorite candy
  9. Have an extra book at bedtime
  10. Make your Valentine’s for school together
  11. Make homemade cookies
  12. Have a special breakfast surprise
  13. Take Valentine’s treats to Dad at work
  14. Get extra hugs and kisses all day long!

I just love having another excuse to love on and remind my family how special they really are. And…I also love any excuse to create a cute little decoration!

Happy Valentine’s Day…

share it with those who make your world turn round!

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Channing is a newly stay at home mom to 3 beautiful blonde haired girls whose names all start with E! She and her Houston fire fighting husband, Eric, were both born and raised in the Houston area and are proud to be raising a family in their home city! Eden {Nov 2005}, Everly {May 2011}, and Elle {May 2012} make their world crazy…but always fun! On Channing's blog Living Lobpries, you will learn more about their Paleo lifestyle to support their kids allergies, their love of Jesus, Channing's adjustments to being a stay at mom after leaving the corporate world that she loved so much, and the daily shenanigans {complete with adorable photos} of the 3 E's! You can also follow her fam on Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest @LivingLobpries.

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