LDR Gift Idea: Custom Deck of Cards (with unique ideas!)

Struggling to come up with some new homemade gifts? Sometimes the classics are the best. One of my favourites is the ’52 Reasons I Love You’, because it’s a simple way of communicating how you feel to your partner, allows your creative side to flourish, and can be used on its own, or even incorporated into many other gift ideas. So, what do you need? A pack of cards Coloured Pens Other Decorations (stickers, pictures, etc.) Scissors & Glue It’s as simple as that! Now, you need to find some content for those cards… which is harder than you’d think....

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DIY: Balloon Countdown To Your Long-Distance Love

One of the more exciting parts of being in an ldr is counting down the days until you see your person again. Marking down days on  calendar can be fun, but if you’re a little extra this DIY is definitely for you. What You'll Need •Balloons •Twine/string •Sewing Needle •Printables •Tape •Scissors         First, grab some balloons, any balloons!! You can use as many as you’d like, for the sake of this tutorial we’re going to use 5. Next gather the rest of the items on the list. You can download your free printables at the end...

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DIY: Special Couple Coupons!

Fancy a cute gift idea? This past Christmas, my SO and I agreed not to spend any money on presents, so we had to make them. I made him a playlist, and designed a DVD case cover for it. Z, my boyfriend, made me a stack of affection and date idea coupons! It was adorable. Here’s how to make your own.... ____________________________________________________________________________________________ There are two different ways you could make these coupons: one being a little more work and one being way, way easier. I'll focus on how to make them yourself for now but keep reading to the end...

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How To: Make A Memory Book!

Want to make a really unique, entirely personal present for your SO (significant other)? If your SO is the sentimental type, they’re definitely going to love this. Essentials and Optionals: A Scrapbook (plain or patterned cover) Sequins, Stickers, Ribbon, Coloured Paper Pens, Pencils, Ruler, Eraser, Sticky Tape, Glue, Scissors Photos, Drawings, Cards, Tickets     First Step: Plan, plan, plan... Before starting, it’s a good idea to figure out if you would like to have it as an ongoing project, that you will add to as time goes on and you have new experiences, or if you would like to do it...

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