5 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Decorating Ideas

Decorate for Valentine's Day with easy-to-create paper crafts that can be whipped up in minutes.

Easy Doily Garland

To create a doily garland, fold six-inch doilies in half and use double-sided table to attach a thin ribbon in the crease of each doily. Use a paper punch or hand cut small hearts; attach to the center of each doily with double-sided tape.

Sweet Cupcake Toppers

Dress up simple cupcake with easy-to-make cupcake toppers. To create cupcake flags, cut a strip of patterned scrapbook paper one inch by 5-1/2 inches, and fold in half. Place a piece of double-sided tape the entire length of the backside. Place a four-inch lollipop stick in the crease, and fold over the paper. Trim the end to form a flag shape. Use a paper punch or hand cut a small heart; attach the heart to the flag with a foam dot to add dimension.

Conversation Cupcakes

A new take on a classic. Instead of candy hearts this Valentine's Day, create your own conversation cupcakes with our adorable labels. Get the printables.

Pretty Paper Garland

Paper garlands are an easy-to-create and versatile decoration. Hang on the walls, down the stairway banister or across the front of a table. All you need: scrapbook paper, ribbon and double-sided tape. Get the how-to.

Love Letters

Spell out L-O-V-E or any word using inexpensive chipboard or wood letters covered in decorative paper. Use finished letters to create a banner or mantel display. Get the how-to.

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