Thrifty Ways to Make This Valentine’s Day More Special Than Spendy

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Valentine’s Day is now oh-so-very close upon us!  Whether you’re spending this Hallmark holiday with your significant other or flying solo, you probably don’t want to spend loads of cash, right?

Luckily, there are a few thrifty hacks you can use to make this romantic (or not) holiday more special than spendy!  I stopped by my neighborhood Goodwill to search for last-minute finds to help set the mood.  :)

If you’re having a date night, you’ll probably want something sassy to wear.

 

Red Dress Roundup!
Red Dress Roundup!

 

Of course, red might not be your color.  Not to fear!  You can find LBDs to spare!

 

My faves!
My faves!

 

I found some sweet red layering pieces to keep you warm and festive at the same time, such as this 80s-inspired jacket:

 

I ldo so love a boxy-cut jacket over a bodycon frock!
I do so love a boxy-cut jacket over a bodycon frock!

 

And if you pick a pump in a neutral color, they’ll go with just about anything!

 

Bedazzled!
Bedazzled!

 

Now that you’re all set wardrobe-wise, here are a few other things I found.  I’ve provided a suggested pairing for each one.  ;)

 

Why spend $50 (or more) on a bouquet, when you can make your own?
Why spend $50 (or more) on a bouquet, when you can make your own?

 

 

Let the warm sound of vinyl help set the mood with your favorite romantic tunes!
Let the warm sound of vinyl help set the mood with your favorite romantic tunes!

 

 

How I've spent many a Valentine's Day… ;)
How I’ve spent many a Valentine’s Day…;)

 

Aren’t you glad you waited until the last minute?  I know I am!

 

Recognize this sweater dress from the first pic?
Recognize that red sweater dress from the first pic? Methinks Mark’ll dig it. ;)

 

Cheers!

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16 thoughts on “Thrifty Ways to Make This Valentine’s Day More Special Than Spendy

  1. Awesome dress. Love the boots! I refashioned a pajama top from the $1/pound goodwill for Valentine’s day. Can’t wait to wear it!

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