100 Clever Valentines Day Sayings

I’m pretty excited about this post… a list (organized by item) of all the clever, cheesy Valentines day sayings I could hunt down and/or make up!
valentine sayings

1. Stick with me, Valentine                                       pixie sticks
2. You’re the bomb                                                  wrap rolos in red construction paper
3. Don’t ever change valentine                                  bag of chocolate coins
4. Have a super Valentines Day                                sucker decorated like a super hero
5. I “chews” you as my Valentine                              gum
6. We’re mint to be                                                   mints
7. You’re a great catch                                              Swedish fish
8. You’re extra special to me                                     Extra gum
9. Happy Valentine, toots!                                         Tootsie rolls
10. You rock, valentine                                              pop rocks, rock candy
11. You krack me up                                                 krackel mini chocolate bars
12. I like the way you roll                                           rolos
13. Happy valentines Day to all my peeps                  Peeps
14. Thanks for making me snicker                              snickers
15. You send my heart into orbit                                orbit gum
16. I’m crazy for you                                                  sour punch straws
17. B Mine                                                                Butterfinger
18. You’re sweet                                                       any candy
19. You’re as cute as  a button                                  button candy
20. We’re 2 of a kind                                                 2 of any candy
21. You stole a piece of my heart                              reeses pieces
22. It’s a joy being your firend                                   almond joy
23. I’m bursting with happiness that you’re my friend star bursts
Snack Food

24. You’re a great catch                                             gold fish
25. I like you beary much                                           teddy grahams
26. Everyday I like you s’more                                    smores
27. You’re the apple of my eye                                   apple jacks
28. I’m lucky to have you                                           lucky charms cereal
29. You crack me up                                                 cracker jacks
30. You’re so much fun                                              funyun chips
31. Ahoy Matey, be my valentine                                chips ahoys
32. You’re cool                                                           ice cream, popsicles
33. You are o’fish’ally an awesome friend                  gold fish
34. I love you a hole bunch                                        donut Holes
35. We stick together like PB&J                                 PB&J Sandwiches
36. I’ve got a crush on you                                         crush soda
37. You’re kool                                                          kool aid
38. I love everything you dew                                     mountain dew
39. You’re the apple of my eye                                   apple juice boxes
40. You melt my heart                                                hot chocolate and marshmallows
41. I soda think you are amazing                                soda
Healthy Food

42. I like you berry much                                            strawberries, blueberries
43. I go bananas over you                                          banana
44. Orange you glad you’re my valentine                   oranges
45. You’re plum perfect                                              plum
46. You’re the apple of my eye                                   apples
47. We make the perfect pear                                    pear
48. I’m nuts about you                                                almonds, peanuts
49. Spread the love                                                    peanut butter
50. To a pop-ular kid                                                  popcorn
51. Olive you                                                              olives
52. Don’t mean to be corny, but will you be my Valentine? corn nuts
53. My heart pops for you                                          Popcorn

School Supplies
54. You rule, Valentine                                               ruler
55. You’re the highlight of my day!                             highlighter
56. Let’s stick together                                               glue
57. You’re just write for me                                        pen, pencil



58. I wheelie like you                                                 matchbox car
59. 52 things I love about you                                    deck of cards
60. I’ve got my eye on you                                         magnifying glass
61. You make my heart glow                                      glow sticks
62. Have a ball this Valentines                                   bouncy ball
63. You blow me away, Valentine                               bubbles
64. Love is a battlefield                                              GI Joe
65. I’m stuck on you                                                   stickers, tattoos
66. I’m wild about you                                                plastic zoo animal
67. You make my heart bounce                                  ball
68. I dig you                                                                shovel
69. Have a Dino-mite Valentines Day                          plastic dinosaur
70. You’re sweet and I’m not lion                                plastic lion

Useful Things

71. You mean the world to me                                    map, globe
72. Read my lips, Valentine…I’m yours                      chap stick, lip gloss
73. You’re a cut above the rest                                  cookie cutter

74. We’re the perfect pair                                           socks
75. I searched and found the best Valentine              search word book
76. I’ve got my eyes on you                                       google eyes
77. I’m crazy for you                                                  crazy straws
78. You’re sew special to me                                     sewing kit
79. I’m stuck on you                                                   Band-Aids
80. You’re as cute as a button                                   buttons
81. Can’t resist your pull                                             magnet
82. Our class would knot be the same without            friendship bracelet
83. We’re the perfect match                                       matches
84. You can count on me when things get sticky        handi wipes, antibacterial soap
85. I love you sew much                                             sewing kit
86. I was soapin’ you’d be my Valentine                     soap
87. You warm my heart                                               hot pad
88. You make my heart pound                                    hammer
89. You light up my life                                               candle


Other clever/crafty ideas
90. I mustache you a question?                                 Will you be my Valentine?
91. Stick with me, Valentine                                       painted twigs
92. You’re just my type                                              typewriter doodle
93. I love ewe                                                            sheep doodle
94. Owl be you’re friend forever                                 owl doodle
95. You’re the obi-one for me                                     star wars
96. I’d love to hang out with you                                clothes pin
97. You’re outta this world                                         rocket ship
98. You’re a hoot                                                      owl doodle
99. You’re a deer to me                                             deer doodle
100. I think you’re a-maze-ing                                     maze
101. I’d pick you any day                                           flower
102. Thumb-body loves you                                        thumbprint
103. I love you a whole “Lotto”                                  lottery ticket
104. You rock, Valentine                                            painted rocks


Do you have anymore sayings I should add to the list? Oh and if you are looking for non candy (healthy) Valentines day ideas… here ya go!

63 Non candy Valentines day sayings


  1. Totally love cheesy things like this! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Haha.. this is too cute! What a great list.. even the cheesy ones :)

  3. This is PERFECT!!! Thanks for sharing–totally pinning this! :)

  4. I love this!!! so awesome!! thanks for sharing!

  5. I love a little cheese :) I'm happy you like the list!

  6. Thanks for pinning :)

  7. What a great list! Now I just have to decide which one to use:) Thanks for sharing!

  8. I love this! I'm definitely pinning it to my Valentine Board! I made a super cheesy Valentine gift for my husband a couple years ago with things he loved like" Nuts-I'm nutty about you, Candle-you light up my life, little cakes-I love you like a fat kid loves cake, Hammer-you make my heart pound, Snickers-thanks for making me snicker, and more I can't seem to think of, you get the idea. Thanks so much for sharing this!

  9. Thank you for pinning and for more ideas! I'm going to add those to my list :)

  10. We made heart shaped crayons and wrote "you color me happy Valentine"

  11. Use old keys or key charms…You hold the key to my heart!

  12. Love em all! You are hereby pinned and followed.

  13. thanks! I'm happy you like the list :)

  14. These are great!

    Does anyone have any suggestions for heart shaped origami bookmarks for a preschool and kindergarten class?

  15. This is so fun! Thank you so much for posting these! I saw it on pinterest and had to check it out! The list is so comprehensive and there are just so many great ideas! I'm going to be such a good wife for valentines day thanks to these sayings! :) It all can be very low budget too which I love!
    Thanks again!!!

  16. I'm happy I can help you be a good wife… ha! I need to work on that skill myself :)

  17. Thank you so much! You saved me a bunch of time. I do a Valentine countdown each year for my hubbs and son. A little saying and gift each day. http://dawardfamily.blogspot.com/2011/02/february.html
    You had some new ones I haven't used before. Now to do the shopping!

  18. Cute ideas! Look at my blog for lots more ideas: cutevalentines.blogspot.com

  19. Wow…super!!! I've just linked this post to our blog FB page!! Thanks so much!

  20. How about honeycomb your hair we have a date tonight lol I love that one its so funny. You're one hot tamale … and I actually got a dry erase board for our fridge and made a tag that says "im never board when you're around" … I think it gets easier the more you make up lol

  21. Jamie, I shared this at my Blog! So many cute sayings

  22. LOVE this list!!!

  23. I can't believe I'm the only one that's doing "I <3 Nerds" valentines this year(photo valentines wearing big glasses & pig tails, with a box of Nerds glued to the card). Nerds are my kids' favorite candy, and with the current nerd trend, it just seemed inevitable. lol

  24. I hope you have a colorful Valintine's Day! -crayons

  25. Smarties- It's smart being your Valentine

  26. This is so great! I found little stuffed dinosaurs at the dollar store. I'm going to make two cards to go with each of them, one from each of my twins. One will say "Valentine, you make my heart 'saur'!" The other one will say "Valentine, you're 'dino'mite!"

    Thanks for making this list!!!

  27. These sayings are so cute! I know what I will be doing for Valentines day now!

  28. My son’s pre-k class is 14 boys and 1 girl. Does anyone have any ideas on what would be an appropriate Valentine for boys to give to other boys? They’re all 4 and 5 years old. Thank you!

    • Jamie Dorobek says:

      You’re Dino-riffic with a mini Dino toy? You make my heart glow with a glow stick! Hope that helps!

    • Tula Shamhart says:

      Hi Michelle,
      A good valentine would be the little gold fish crackers most kids like them and put a valentine that says
      “You’re O-fish-ally My Valentine” .

  29. 2 Cute!!!! Love cheesy things like that!!! Mind if I “steal” a few???? :D

  30. I’m working on my post for next week that uses this craft. But…
    You are the TEA in my ValenTine’s Day!

    And LOVE these….so clever!

  31. Awesome list…thanks so much for pulling all of these together!

  32. You are sooo……. sweet to share these!! My twin daughters are using these for their 3rd grade Valentines Day party!! :) Thanks!! :)

  33. You make my heart go BOOM BOOM BOOM, with toy guns (:

  34. I have one….
    My life would be un”bear”able without you. Gummy Bears

  35. Melissa Tychsen says:

    I didn’t see this on your list:
    “Orange you a cutie, Valentine” with a cutie, clementine, orange

  36. Great ideas! Thanks for the list!

  37. Totally just pinned this….what a great resource!!

  38. I’m going to look for little flashlights for my grandkids with “You light up my life!!”
    All my grandkids LOVE flashlights!!

  39. I made a list for my husband and a few that you didnt have on here are:
    I don’t mean to be cheesy, but will you be my valentine? (I’m using canned cheese, but you could do cheetos, cheez its, string cheese…)
    My LIFE wouldn’t be the same without you! (Lifesavers)
    I cannot get enough of your kisses! (Hershey kisses)
    We make a great combo! (Combos)
    I am BEERY glad you’re mine! (6 pack of beer)

  40. For the butterfinger one, I’d say “You butter be my valentine!”

  41. For the men: Fishing lure – “I’m hooked on you!”
    Nails – “I want to nail you!”
    Screws – “Let’s screw!” (Don’t blush. You know your hubby would love it!)
    For girls: Hair accessories – “Hair is hoping you’ll be my valentine!”

  42. cute valentine says:

    “you hold the key to my heart” with a cute keychain

  43. Im doing half of these for my valentines cards thx u so much!

  44. You hold a special place in my heart. For a bookmark.

  45. I did a few of these for etegami (picture postcard) Valentines… #97 “You’re a Hoot” I posted here http://labontea.wordpress.com/2013/02/10/youre-a-hoot/

  46. We are giving books, any cute saying for books?

  47. Does anyone have a suggestion for a box of conversation heart?

  48. Anyone have any ideas for a clever saying about diamonds??

  49. You keep me a float…. root beer float

  50. Your smile “brightens” my day — toothpaste, dental floss picks

    You’re so Loveable, I could just “Squeeze” you — Juice Squeeze drink

  51. Will you be my Valentime? (to give with a watch)

  52. LOVE these ideas! I used the “berry” one for one of my daughter’s teachers.

    To add to the list for next year:
    Her other teacher got a bottle of Dr. Pepper (her favorite soda) with a card that read, “Dear Ms. A., I’d be “soda”lighted if you’d be my Valentine!” My daughter also made three tissue paper flowers for each of her classmates with a card that read, “Dear Valentine, I like you a WHOLE BUNCH!”

    Thanks for providing the list. You might want to consider adding to the searchable words so it’ll come up for any occasion when someone needs a cute, small gift. Other holidays, birthdays, last day of school, first day of school or even for a favorite camp counselor.

  53. we make a perfect pear.!
    chees, i want you!
    lettuce, be together!
    now your just somebody that i used to snow!
    we hould chill some ime(icecream doodle)

  54. these are useful

  55. You put the Pep in my step – Pep candy or peppermint candy
    I love you to pieces – a puzzle
    You make me smile – a toothbrush
    I love hue – water paints
    Won’t chew be mine? – gum
    Never lego my heart – Lego

  56. We just did “Thanks for pudding friendship in my life” with a pudding cup.

  57. Baby you are some hot stuff (tabasco sauce)

  58. How about handprints? What’s a good saying for kids handprints?

    • natalie michel says:

      you walked all over my heart
      you make the best impression
      Hands down! you’re the best!
      We’ll stay together through the “Hands” of time

  59. Calien Laure says:

    — Please have this mo-mento [??] (mentos candy)
    — Clearly see meant to be (eye drops)
    — Here’s a little hug [from me to you] (hug drinks)

  60. We fit Perfectly attached to a puzzle

  61. Jacqueline says:

    My kids and I were trying to figure out what to write on a card that had a circus seal on it (he’s balancing a heart on his nose). Any ideas??

  62. You light up my life – use firefly clipart

  63. Thank you for all of the great ideas
    I am looking for a cute valentine saying using a buffalo, any ideas?

  64. Thank you so much for this list of sayings. Such inspiration to read them, now I have some creations in my head!

  65. Wow!!! Its really a great collection, If you done a great job. :) <3 <3

  66. Green toy soldiers (plastic)…
    “Love is a battlefield!”
    “I’d go to battle for you Valentine!”

  67. super thanks for sharing!!! :)

  68. I need help with teenage saying.
    They are too old to use the L word, love, valentines is too awkward, but they want to be able to give their friends something without it being taken wrong.

    for their teachers I made heart shaped rice Krispy treats with them saying
    Your teaching makes me “snap, crackle, and pop”

  69. Ciara Zimmer says:

    Any ideas for a clever saying to go along with cologne?

  70. It might be late but…


    You don’t have to be a snack cause’ I know just what will make you smile back. ^^ Happy Valentines Day.


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