Ideas for Love Notes in a Locker

A love note is sure to make your friend’s day.
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Leaving your love or friend a loving note in the locker can make that person’s day. It may cost you nothing but a little time, or you can spend some cash and make a more dramatic statement. You can slip a note through the vents in the the locker and or get the combination or locker key and leave your love note inside.

1 Small Gestures

The love note doesn’t have to be large to attract your friend's attention, but it should be visible in the locker. Use brightly colored paper or envelopes to deliver a message as simple as “ILY” or “UR#1.” Write it on a heart shape or cut out the individual letters and glue them onto the paper. Draw or paint your message to make it more creative and eye-catching. Spritz the paper with her favorite scent and let it dry before writing your note. Create a relationship report card that lets your love know how well your relationship is going.

2 Large Gestures

If you want your love note to really get noticed, create a giant card from a cardboard box of a sheet of poster board. Put one word of your message on a sheet of paper and string the pages together in a banner or write the message on a length of crepe ribbon. Decorate a box and insert a dried wishbone or a paper facsimile of a wishbone with your favorite wish for your sweetheart. Demonstrate the depth of your love by writing the message on a tape measure, suggests the website RomantiCrafts.

3 More Than Words

Floriography is the use of flowers to convey code. Your love can decipher your message if you include the name of each flower in a bouquet and its meaning, suggests the Los Angeles Flower District Association. Use silk flowers so the floral arrangement will last or draw the bouquet if you are artistically adept. Alternatively, use candy bars to send your message, utilizing the names of the candies to send the message, such as treasures, kisses, hugs and charms, or write the message using conversation hearts candies. Consider recording the message in song on an MP3 player or CD.

4 A Touch of Craft

Use a large picture of your sweetheart and cut out clothes from a clothing catalog to accompany a date invitation so he knows how to dress for the occasion. Write a note on a stiff piece of colorful cardboard and cut the cardboard up into puzzle pieces so your love can assemble the message. Paint a message on a T-shirt or apron. Create a book of coupons for affectionate gestures, a car wash or a picnic in the park.

Rev. Kathryn Rateliff Barr has taught birth, parenting, vaccinations and alternative medicine classes since 1994. She is a pastoral family counselor and has parented birth, step, adopted and foster children. She holds bachelor's degrees in English and history from Centenary College of Louisiana. Studies include midwifery, naturopathy and other alternative therapies.