Valentines Day love jar: I made this as a way to tell my husband I love him in a new way. I wanted to be a little extra special, so I told him I love him in every language I could find. Of course, I’m certain I didn’t manage to find every language but there were plenty. Love is such a strange thing, how exactly does one tell someone the depth of their love?
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote:
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight
For the ends of Being and ideal Grace.
I love thee to the level of every day’s
Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light.
I love thee freely, as men strive for right;
I love thee purely, as they turn from praise,
I love thee with the passion put to use
In my old griefs, and with my childhood’s faith.
I love thee with a love I seemed to lose
With my lost saints -I love thee with the breath,
Smiles, tears, of all my life! -and, if God choose,
I shall but love thee better after death.
While I am not personally talented in writing poetry, I can do crafty so I made this Valentines Day Love Jar for him. Though I didn’t count them, I think I got the point across. I wanted to tell my husband how much I loved him for Valentine’s Day, so I did, or at least I told him in more languages than I even knew existed!
The craft is completely simple but it gets the point across. I took a glass jar (I use old ones but you can buy them at craft stores if you like or upcycle one!) and used my Cricut machine
to cut out little hearts. I then wrote on every heart ‘I Love You’ in a different language and wrote what language it was underneath.
If you don’t have a Cricut and are waiting on yours to come in (because you just purchased yours from my affiliate link above, I’d call that a shameless plug but in reality it’s more an attempt at destitute desperation), you could just get a bag of paper hearts from Dollar Tree or a craft store.
These are a few of the hearts. I used Pink, Red, and White card stock. In order to fit them in the jar, I had to fold the hearts, but it turned out very well. Here is a link so that you can save time from looking up all of the different languages
I am Cherokee, and that language is not at all on the list. There aren’t a whole lot of Native American tribal languages at all on the list. So, below I am showing you how to write I love you in Cherokee syllabary and how to spell it in English so that your Valentines Day Love Jar can include the language of my people.
Cherokee: ᎬᎨᏳᎢ Gvgeyui