Blame it on the artist in me, but I've always had a thing for fancy paper and pretty pens. And whether you're strapped for cash or just looking to get some extra bonus points from your loved one — I don't know how anybody could conceivably go wrong with a love letter. Here are a few cute kits, books and tips to help you express your feelings in a meaningful way this Valentine's Day. It's sure to be a gift that will be cherished by the special one in your life for years to come.
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Be it sentimental or with a touch of humor, express your sentiments in style this year with an old-fashioned calligraphy kit. Love Letter Kit by Linea Carta
, Terrain, $36.
What says love better than a letter sealed in red wax? This red & white striped murano glass wax seal kit can add a wax heart or rose to finish off your envelope.Valentine Designs Wax Seal Gift Set w/ Murano Glass Handle
, Nostalgic Impressions, $24.95.
If writing isn't your specialty, try consulting Margaret Shepherd's book. This author is making it a point to not let us forget the art of the handwritten note! The Art of the Personal Letter: A Guide to Connecting Through the Written Word by Margaret Shepherd
, Amazon, $10.88.
Who doesn't love anything that's itty-bitty or miniature? From tiny packages to mini letters and cards, the World's Smallest Post Office has you covered. The World's Smallest Post Service
, Leafcutter Designs, price varies.
Running late or low on money? Etsy's How-Tuesday post
will show you how to whip up your own adorable message in a bottle
with instructions from Miniature Rhino
(Images: As linked above.)