What to Write in a Valentine’s Day Card if You Want to Make Them Swoon

Valentine’s Day card

Whether you are sending a Valentine’s Day card to a crush, partner or spouse, it can be hard to find the right words to convey your emotions and feelings. That’s why we’ve come up with this helpful list of suggestions, from messages that will sweep them off their feet to ones that will make them laugh. Read on for some Cupid-approved inspiration.

1. Romantic messages

“Anything I do is better with you. xoxo”
“We may not know exactly what this is just yet, but I like it. A lot.”
“Soul mate, best friend, partner — you’re everything to me and more.”
“Still can’t believe you’re my [one-and-only, boo, or insert your pet or nickname for them]. I’m truly the luckiest person ever.”
“Love you to the moon and back — and with technology, maybe even to Mars and back someday, too. (That’s like, way more.)”
“I love you so much — but I love us together even more.”
“You’re the [mac to my cheese, butter on my popcorn, or something else you both love – use references to activities you share]!”
“I’d give up a million {pizzas, nights of binge-watching, or something they know you love personally] for one day of just you.”
“I love everything about you, but especially [insert what you love about them or a feeling when they’re around]. Happy Valentine’s Day to my one and only YOU!”
“Included in this card is a good amount of hugging, kissing, and other fun things we’ll do later.”
“Since the day we first met, you’re my sunniest sun and my shiniest star. Every day and always!”

Valentine’s Day card

2. Messages for friends

“You’re my best friend and my partner in crime. Thank you so much for being you.”
“I love you, friend, and there’s nothing I wouldn’t do for you. Happy Valentine’s Day!”
“Here’s to a Valentine’s Day filled with good wine, good food and especially good friends like you.”
“Thank you for standing by my side through thick and thin, my forever friend.”
“I can’t think of anyone to whom I’d rather be toasting on Valentine’s Day than a friend like you. I love you; Happy Valentine’s Day!”
“Wishing you a beautiful day filled with all the love and happiness you deserve.”
“To my best friend this Valentine’s Day, I couldn’t ask for someone who loves and supports me more than you do.”

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3. Sayings and Quotes

“I love you – those three words have my life in them.” —Alexandrea to Nicholas III
“All love is sweet, given, or returned. Common as light is love, and its familiar voice wearies not ever.” —Percy Bysshe Shelley
“Paradise is always where love dwells.” —Jean-Paul Richter
“Harmony is pure love, for love is a concerto.” —Lope de Vega
“To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.” —Karen Sunde
“What I feel for you seems less of earth and more of a cloudless heaven.” —Victor Hugo
“To be your friend was all I ever wanted; to be your lover was all I ever dreamed.” —Valerie Lombardo
“Like music on the waters is thy sweet voice to me.” —Lord Byron
“Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes
“My heart is ever at your service.” —William Shakespeare
“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.” —Alfred Lord Tennyson
“Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.” —Sarah Bernhardt

Happy Valentine’s Day Heart

4. Funny messages

“Unlike the toilet roll, my love for you will never run out. Happy Valentine’s Day Forever!”
“You stole a pizza my heart! You saucy thing.”
“Wishing you a Valentine’s Day you’ll love! So, candy, candy, candy, candy?”
“On Valentine’s Day, it can be difficult to be alone, but it helps to fortify yourself with chocolate,the remote, and a vivid memory of your worst date. Happy Valentine’s Day!”
“Be my Boo. Or I’ll be Boo-Hoo! Be mine, Valentine?”
“Wishing you a Valentine’s Day that’ll make you wag your tail! If you had one.”
“Pudgy little baby child with a bow and arrow? No one sees that coming.”
“What do you call the world’s smallest Valentine? A Valen-tiny!”
“Valentine, I’d compare you to the most exclusive wines and caviars, but I don’t like those.”
“I was gonna stuff all my love for you into your Valentine. But it was kinda like trying to get into your skinny jeans the day after Christmas. Happy Valentine’s Day!”

Valentine’s Day card

Want to step outside of the (chocolate) box for your Valentine’s message and gift? Consider printing your message on something other than a card for a truly unique Valentine’s surprise.

Photo book

On the first page of a beautiful Photo Book (filled with favourite photos of the two of you).

A4 Hardcover Book “All About Love”

Keyrings (order a matching set for the two of you).

Rectangle Metal Keyring

Canvas print (with or without a fave photo).

Canvas Print


Red Coffee Mug, White Coffee Mug

If you’d rather go with a classic Valentine’s Day card for your message, check out our wide range of options here.


Looking for an original and thoughtful gift to go with your card? The Snapfish GiftFinder allows you to find that perfect present based on your budget, how much time you have and the number of photos you’d like to use.

We’d love to see how you celebrate Valentine’s Day! Please tag us @snapfishIE and #snapfishIE on Instagram, Facebook & Pinterest in your photos. Happy Valentine’s Day!

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