Intro: When it comes to planning your Valentine's date ideas for your boyfriend, one of the sweetest ways to execute your plans is to make a love coupon book filled with ideas about how to spend V-Day dates and beyond.
Coming Up With Romantic Valentine's Day Date Ideas
Valentine's Day coupon books are a popular item this time of year, because they give you a chance to really make a very personalized V-Day gift for your boyfriend.
Whatever your boyfriend's passion, you can usually find a way to put it into a cute love coupon book. If he loves rock climbing, you can make a coupon for that. If he's into old cars, maybe a visit to the National Automobile Museum is in order if you live in the Reno, Nevada area.
The possibilities for this sweet V-Day gift for him are practically endless. A full book of these activities and promises makes for a book of couples' date ideas that the two of you can use all year through.
How to Make a Coupon Book For Valentine's Day
- As you click through the slideshow, you'll come upon a variety of ideas that you can use to fill your coupon book full of Valentine's date ideas with.
- You'll find links to important information that you'll need plus suggestions on where to find supplies for some of the dates.
- And, you'll see some tutorials for making different kinds of V-Day coupon books as well as suggestions for finding them on the Internet.
Use all or only some of the ideas. I'll continue to add to the slides as I come upon more Valentine coupon book ideas for your V-Day dates, so check back often.
Cheap Valentine's Day Date Ideas: Soda Fountain Date
Very often we associate Valentine's Day date ideas with expensive dinners out, but sometimes the cheap, hole-in-the-wall places we go bring us the most happy memories in hindsight.
One cheap Valentine's Day date idea that you can do with your boyfriend is to take a short drive to a roadside cafe -- there are quite a few in the Boise area -- and have a soda fountain date.
Just order a plate of fries to share and drink a cherry Coke with two straws. Sit on the same side of the booth.
You would label this "Soda Fountain Date" in your love coupon book for Valentine's Day.
Romantic Valentine's Day Ideas for Him: Sunset Picnic
The ideas for your love coupon book don't have to be expensive to be romantic. Packing a picnic for the two of you to go out at sunset is a very romantic couples' date idea.
If you live in warmer climates, you can do this on V-Day. If not, you can save this Valentine's Day coupon book idea for spring, which will be here in just a few short weeks. (Unbelievable!)
Label this "Sunset Picnic" in your Valentine's Day coupon book.
If you don't have a picnic basket, you can order one on Amazon.
Here are a few recipes that pack well for a picnic dinner/ lunch:
Unique Valentine's Day Date Ideas: Go on a First Date -- Again
Everything old is new again if you decide to put this love coupon book idea into your V-Day book. If you've been with your boyfriend for awhile, things may not be as fresh as they used to be.
Pretending like you just met and going on a first date may be just the ticket to putting some romance into your Valentine's date ideas. Take a long bath with bubbles. Shower. Wear pretty cologne and a lovely dress. Do your hair. He can wear a suit and bring flowers.
Talk on your Valentine's Date like you've never met. Find out new things about each other. Label this date coupon book idea "First Date -- Again" with an explanation.
If he wants to order you flowers (or vice versa), you can find good prices on V-Day flowers on Amazon.
Creative Valentine's Day Date Ideas: Gourmet Coffee & Breakfast In Bed
Your Valentine's date ideas can include a sweet romantic breakfast in bed V-Day coupon. Buy your boyfriend his favorite kind of gourmet coffee and serve it to him along with breakfast items like scones, heart-shaped waffles and other breakfast items. Decorate his bed tray with real or chocolate roses in a vase.
Call this love coupon book idea "Gourmet Coffee & Breakfast in Bed."
Couples' Date Ideas: Martini Night
If you and your boyfriend are foodies, why not make a martini night one of the Valentine's Date ideas that you you put into your love coupon book?
Couples date ideas like these are excellent if you and your boyfriend are homebodies, who always seem to be anywhere but home. You can turn off the phone, get out the blender and your ingredients and experiment with different martini recipes.
Here are some to get you started:
How to Make a Coupon Book for Valentine's Day
f you don't have a love coupon book, you'll need one before you can get started implementing the ideas for it. Below, you'll find links for a couple of different styles of Valentine's Day coupon books.
They teach you how to make a coupon book for Valentine's Day. You'll also find links for Valentine love quotes to fill your books with on each tutorial page.
If you don't have time to make a homemade Valentine coupon book, you can order one on Amazon, but you'll have to hurry if you want it to be here in time for V-Day.