It's the perfect time of year to make your love known!
Valentine's Day is the perfect day for letting that someone special know how you feel about her or him. After all, it's already a romantic day, so the mood is right. But how exactly do you go about it? Simply asking, "Will you be my Valentine?" may seem awkward or cause a bit of anxiety. If your heart begins to palpitate at the idea, throwing in some humor or creativity can go a long way in easing the tension of the question. And not to worry, we've gathered the 14 best "Will you be my Valentine" ideas!
Even if you and your significant other have been dating for a while, you may want to use Valentine's Day as an opportunity to express your love in a meaningful way. Combining the perfect gift or treat with your message of love will result in plenty of hugs and kisses!
Whether you desire to make known a crush or offer a statement of true love, there are a lot of fun and personalized ways to get your message across. And since Valentine's Day is on February 14, we have put together 14 creative ideas for asking the question, "Will you be my Valentine?"
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14 Creative "Will You Be My Valentine" Ideas
1. Use a Fortune Cookie
Create your own fortune cookies with printable paper and messages. Pair it with a dinner of Chinese food for a romantic evening. Some ready-made messages include things like "I am fortune-ate to have a Valentine like you." There are also Bible verses about love or you can write out your own message to slip into the patterned paper fortune cookie.
2. I Love You Because.... - What I Love About You Book, $4.99 on Amazon
A perfect Valentine's message for your beloved is to write out a list of everything that you love about her or him. This is so much more than a simple "I love you." The extra detail shows the depth of your love. This Valentine's book makes it easy to do that and will be a treasured gift. What I Love About You Book, $4.99 on Amazon
3. Put It on a T-Shirt - Will You Be My Valentine Shirt, $16.99 on Amazon
If you give or wear a T-shirt with "Will you be my Valentine?" printed right on it, the question definitely seems more serious. With that kind of thoughtfulness, it could be hard to say no! Will You Be My Valentine Shirt, $16.99 on Amazon
4. Give Away Pieces of Your Heart - Heart Puzzle, $9.99 on Amazon
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With a blank canvas of a heart-shaped puzzle, you can write or paint on it your own special message. Either ask "Will you be my Valentine?" or another heartfelt message like "You are the missing piece to my puzzle" to go along with the puzzle theme. Heart Puzzle, $9.99 on Amazon
5. Ask via Scrabble Game
Whether you invite the one you adore over for a friendly game of Scrabble or simply spell out your question with Scrabble tiles, it's a creative way to ask the question. Especially, if you are tongue-tied or dry-mouthed!
6. 14 Days of Dates
Lead up to the big question with 14 dates, activities or messages. End on Valentine's Day with a message of love or the question of being your Valentine. Like an advent calendar, this is a fun path to take before the big day.
7. Video or Photo Collage
This is a fun idea if you have been dating for a while. Compile digital photos or video clips to create a story of the two of you. Then, give it as a private gift or post it on social media to declare your love publicly.
8. Bake Something Sweet
You could give chocolates but if you bake something sweet instead, it might send a stronger message. Use icing to write out a message or ask the one you admire to be your Valentine.
9. Set Up a Scavenger Hunt
Hide clues to what you are going to ask that lead to a special gift along with your question as the ultimate find. With all of that effort, you are bound to get a positive response!
10. Give Flowers With a Twist
Girls always appreciate flowers. To make even more of a statement give a bouquet that contains one artificial flower. Tell her you will love her until the last flower dies.
11. Write a Handwritten Letter
Instead of a Valentine's card, write out your feelings in a letter. Explain what you love about your Valentine or why you would love the person to be your Valentine.
12. Customize a Pizza
Use pepperoni to make a heart, and write your sweet question on the inside of the pizza box!
13. Write a Poem
If you are gifted with words, write out a romantic poem that includes asking the person to be your Valentine.
14. Give Chicken Soup
A humorous way to ask someone to be your Valentine is to give a can of chicken soup with a note that says, "I hope you are as lovesick for me as I am for you. The soup is for the symptoms and being my Valentine is the cure."