A gorgeous Valentine doesn't need to be elaborate; professional artist's markers are beautifully saturated when used on sturdy white Bristol board, and all I need to do is cut the Bristol board into hearts and hand them over to the kiddos to draw on.
It's funny how each girl's personality is easy to see in her Valentines. Sydney has princesses, and princess gardens, and princesses watering their gardens on her Valentines:
farmer girl nature study going on with her Valentines:
She's got a pepper, and a pumpkin, and the Loch Ness monster, and some deer drawn with a really great perspective. I may hide that deer done as a line drawing and keep it for my ownself.