Valentine’s Day, birthdays and anniversaries are great opportunities for romantic gestures. It is easy to purchase a gift, but many people appreciate something homemade that comes from the heart. There are many romantic gift ideas that you can make with construction paper. Although it is often used for children's crafts, you can use construction paper creatively to create a personal gift for that special someone.
Make a beautiful, custom card for that special person out of construction paper. Store-bought cards are costly. However, a home-made card is very inexpensive and it allows you to say exactly what you want to say someone. Design a card on your computer and print it or create a handmade card.
Poem or Love Letter
Write or type up a beautiful poem or love letter for that special person and attach it to a romantic color of construction paper. The recipient can then frame this special gift or display it in some other special way.
Create love coupons on pretty construction paper. Love coupons allow the recipient to redeem them for a special love gesture that is written on the coupon. For example, “This coupon is good for one back massage.” Love coupons are very inexpensive, but very popular. They only require a little bit of time and creativity to make.
Make roses out of construction paper for your loved one. Construction paper flowers are cost much less than real flowers, and they don’t die. The only down side is that they don’t have the fragrance or feel of real flowers. However, whatever they lack in scent and feel, they make up for in creativity.
To make flowers out of construction paper, you will need glue and chenille pipe cleaners for the stems.