|February 9, 2010
Whether you prefer flowers, cards, or boxes of bonbons, make this Valentine's Day a holiday that the entire family can enjoy. Disney Family.com provides a plethora of ways to say "I Love You" with a magical Disney twist. We've selected the craftiest ideas to make celebrating with loved ones extra-special ... for those giving and receiving!
Remember how much fun it was making valentines for everyone in grade school? With a few simple supplies, you'll be able to help the kids create handcrafted Valentine's cards inspired by their favorite Disney Characters.
Watch lightning strike when classmates receive Bolt's bold valentines. They're wicked awesome and cool enough to melt even Mittens' love-starved heart.
They may have painted the roses red in the film, but try your hand at these cute guard cards from "Alice in Wonderland." Talk about giving secret admirers a royal blush!
Longing for fairy-tale romance? Put your feathers together for love's first kiss as Princess Aurora's Sweetheart Songbirds stir heartstrings everywhere.
The quickest way to win one's heart is through the stomach, so whip up some sweet valentine treats for a yummy love match made in heaven. From the bayou to happily ever after, Tiana's Heart-to-Heart Cookies are sure to make 'em swoon, while these charming Dalmatian Cupcakes really hit the spot!
Add a nice touch to any holiday menu with Sweetheart Spaghetti-and-Meatball Cupcakes a la "Lady and the Tramp." "Bella Notte" playing in the background guarantees amore's in the air.
Sentimental valentines will fall head over heels for Minnie's Polka-Dot Heart Cookies. Don a bow and you're good to go. Fudge lovers will be absolutely bonkers for heart-shaped Chocolate Decadence, so don't forget to double the recipe.
Play Cupid with Pixie Dust Arrows straight outta Never Land or whisper sweet nothings with Pooh's delectable Honey Bee Mines. If Tiana could find her prince by kissing a critter, then these Chocolate Toads are definitely smooch-worthy!
Champagne, bubble baths, and some Homemade Heart Soaps will keep loved ones glowing long after February 14 passes. Dangle a Valentine Charm Bracelet from the arm of every pretty princess you know ... glass slippers are optional!
Tink's darling Heart-Felt Fairy Pouch will store treasures, trinkets, and this key-to-your-Heart Key Chain. Bedazzle heartthrobs with a Beaded Valentine Heart ... it's the perfect love charm!
Shower your sweeties with Mickey & Minnie Valentine's Day Flowers or a beautiful bouquet of Daisy's Daisies to ditch any doubts of "loves me, loves me not." A rose is a rose ... Belle's Valentine Bookmarks declare affection for the avid readers in your life.
Creating gifts from the heart takes some effort, so why not print out a few cards, candy boxes, cupcake toppers, and Valentine's Day activity sheets for your little loves in the meantime? All feature Disney pals happy to help pass out the pixie dust for an extra-enchanting holiday. We'll leave the candlelit dinners and love poems up to you ... Happy Valentine's Day from the Disney Fans Insider!
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