Valentine, You Rule

Valentine's Day is sneaking up quickly so I thought I would share an easy (and inexpensive) DIY in case you still need to check this to-do off your list.  I wish I could take credit for the idea, but I can't.  I actually found the pre-made Valentines at Walmart, but didn't like the card they came with so I made my own.  So by all means, steal the idea because that's what I did! 😉

What You'll Need:
A color printer
Scissors or a paper cutter
6-in rulers (I like these)
An x-acto or utility knife

What You'll Do:
1. Download and print this free printable.  It includes four Valentines per sheet.

2. Cut exactly in half length and width-wise (at the 5.5-inch and 4.25-inch marks).

3. Use the x-acto knife to make two slits--one at each end.  Your slit should be the same height as your rulers.  I cut one card and then used it as my template for the others.

4. Slide the rulers through and that's it!

Easy, cheap, and non-candy-friendly!  And the math teacher in me loooooves that we are giving rulers to Brantley's 4 and 5-year old classmates!!  Start 'em early!

(Note: Check the Valentine's section at Walmart for these Valentine's...they include 10 rulers for under $2!)

And if you're interested, here are the Valentines we gave last year as well as a list of other bloggers' DIY Valentines.


  1. These are so cute and so perfect for you (from you?) as a math teacher! Simple, yet cute, and practical. I love them!

  2. This is adorable. I am going to save it to my Printables folder on my desktop. I'm always referencing it during the holidays.

  3. I'm all about the non-candy Valentine's, and these are so cute!!
    I've got my fingers crossed that our order of goodies arrives in time to share before the Valentine Party (delivery date is the 13th, so I'm not really holding my breath....).

  4. These are precious!!! I love seeing all of the different options for Valentines! I went the easy route and bought the kits from the Target dollar spot! They're cute, though!