200 Love Notes in a Jar Ideas + Free Printable Tag (In 2024)

What Is A Love Notes Jar?

Gift a jar of love notes to make your partner feel like a million bucks. Fill it with reasons you love them, affirming words, quotes, and more. These notes become cherished treasures over time.

A jar of love notes can be given for:

  • Valentine’s Day
  • Anniversaries
  • Birthdays
  • Anytime ‘just because’ gift
  • Celebrations
  • Challenging times

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Handwritten notes are meaningful and pre-written prompts can help! Keep reading for great love jar notes ideas and to grab the free printable tag.

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How To Make a Love Notes Jar (+Free Printable Tag)

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1. Choose Note-Writing Materials

First, decide what you will be using for your love notes. Here are easy ideas:

2. Decide on a Jar

Select the perfect jar for your love notes—options include a large mason jar, a recycled food jar, or a decorative thrift shop find. Ensure it’s both visually appealing and spacious enough.

3. Write Little Love Notes

After you have chosen your materials, use the prompts and ideas below to write short, personalized notes. Fill the jar with your notes.

4. Add the Printable Tag

Add this printable tag to complete the gift and give it to your partner. Encourage your partner to open a note a day or whenever they need a reminder of your love.

love jar notes printable pdf tag; to wife; husband

Related: Couples Quiz & Great Conversation Questions For Couples

100 I Love You Because Jar Note Ideas

Show love and appreciation with these simple ideas. Add a personal touch or anecdote when possible, aiming to convey the depth of your care and the significance of your partner in your life.

1. I love your ______________ (physical trait).

2. I am always your biggest fan.

3. You are my best friend.

4. You give me butterflies.

5. I know I am safe when I am with you.

6. I smile whenever I think about you.

7. You have my heart every day.

8. Remember when we fell in love? I love you more today!

9. Waking up next to you every day is such a gift.

10. I will be thinking about you today.

11. You help me be the best version of myself.

12. Spending time with you is my favorite.

13. You are the love of my life.

14. I see our future when I look into your eyes.

15. You are sexy.

16. Your smile lights up the room.

17. You know how to make me laugh!

18. I love you more than pizza. (or favorite food)

19. You are my favorite.

20. I’m so in love with you.

21. You are my everything.

22. I am so thankful for the life we have created together.

23. You make everything more fun.

24. You are kind and patient.

25. I appreciate how you listen to me.

26. I feel like I can tell you anything.

27. I love how you always _____________.

28. You make me feel ______________.

29. Happiness = Being with you

30. I really enjoy when we ___________ (activity you enjoy together).

31. I keep falling in love with you every day.

32. I am reminded how lucky I am to have you in my life daily.

33. You are strong.

34. You are my sunshine when things are hard.

35. You are my rock.

36. I will never take you for granted.

37. I am blessed to have you in my life.

38. I appreciate all the things you do for me every day.

39. I am in awe of your intelligence.

40. You are my greatest supporter. Thank you!

41. You inspire me.

42. You can count on my unconditional love.

43. Your thoughtfulness is one of your greatest strengths.

44. I am proud of your accomplishments!

45. Thank you for working so hard for our family.

46. Thank you for making me feel so loved and cherished.

47. I am crazy for you!

48. You continually put my needs in front of your own.

49. Life is always an adventure with you!

100 reasons why I love you in a jar

50. You are my everything.

51. You are the best thing that has ever happened to me.

52. I am so glad that you are mine!

53. You are my one and only.

54. Thinking about you is my favorite.

55. In your arms is where I belong.

56. You are beautiful inside and out.

57. Your smile washes away my worries.

58. I could get lost in your eyes.

59. You always find a way to bring a smile to my face.

60. Your kind words have comforted me through difficult times.

61. Your generous spirit always warms my heart.

62. I notice all of the things you do to help me.

63. You show compassion and understanding for others.

64. Your giving spirit is admirable.

65. You are the best role model for our kids.

66. You always make me feel cared for and appreciated.

67. You make the world a better place.

68. You make me feel valued and important.

69. You make me feel like anything is possible.

70. My life is so much better with you in it.

71. Our future together is exciting!

72. Our love is one of a kind.

73. I never get tired of being with you.

74. I am thankful I get to share my life with you.

I love you because list

75. I don’t know what I did to deserve you, but I’m grateful for it every day.

76. When I look into your eyes, I see my future.

77. Walking hand in hand with you is the best.

78. You are my home.

79. I love you for who you are.

80. Your heart is safe with me.

81. You are my better half.

82. I always trust your advice.

83. Remember the first time we met?

84. Remember when I first told you I loved you?

85. Remember our first kiss?

86. My favorite memory with you is _______________.

87. Even when we are apart, our love is strong.

88. I am always here for you.

89. I am so glad we get to share this life!

90. I not only love you, I really, really like you too!

91. I will always cherish you.

92. My heart is forever yours.

93. I still pick you.

94. You are cute.

95. Me + You = Love

96. I adore you.

97. Will you be mine?

98. We have built a life I love.

99. I believe in us.

100. You are the best decision I have ever made.

Find more reasons why I love you ideas >>

Love Note Puns

These love puns are perfect for a love notes jar! Use when you want to express your feelings in a funny and lighthearted way. (Optional: Add a simple sketch for added humor.)

cute and funny love puns for your notes jar

101. I love you to pizzas.

102. I love you from my head to-ma-toes!

103. You soda make me heart pop!

104. Pie like you berry much.

105. Olive you.

106. I love you berry much.

107. You have a pizza my heart.

108. I donut know what I would do without you.

109. We were mint to be.

110. I’m nuts about you.

111. I love you a latte.

112. Just in queso you didn’t know, we’re meant to be together.

113. I have so mushroom in my heart for you!

114. You’re all that and dim sum.

115. You’re my jam.

116. You’re one in a chameleon.

117. I ain’t lion when I say I love you.

118. Yoda one for me.

119. You must be glue, because I’m sticking with you.

120. My heart is gushing. I lava you.

121. Are you a thief? Because you stole my heart!

122. If you were a triangle, you’d be acute one!

123. You’re a great catch!

124. I’m hooked on you!

125. Aloe you vera much.

126. You’re my everything bagel.

127. Your sweater must be made out of relationship material.

128. Are you a locksmith? Because you have the key to my heart.

129. You must be a geologist because you rock my world.

130. Are you a flame?! Because I think I found my perfect match.

131. People think we’re aliens, but it’s just because our love is out of this world.

132. You remind me a lot of a keyboard—you’re just my type!

133. Your name must be Autumn because I’m falling for you.

134. We’re not socks, but I think we make a great pair.

135. Are you French? Because Eiffel for you.

136. I know this is going to sound cheesy, but I think you’re the grate-est.

137. If I were a cat, I’d spend all 9 lives with you.


Love Jar Quotes Ideas

Short love quotes are a simple and powerful way to say I love you.

I love you because quotes; reasons I love you jar notes

138. “I love you and that’s the beginning and end of everything.”– F. Scott Fitzgerald

139. “My heart is and always will be yours.”– Jane Austen

140. “The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.Helen Keller

141. “Love recognizes no barriers.” – Maya Angelou

142. “Life is the flower for which love is the honey.”– Victor Hugo

143. “‘Love is that condition in which happiness of another person is essential to your own.” – Robert A. Heinlein

144.  “Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” Franklin P. Jones

145. “You are my heart, my life, my one and only thought.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

146. “Thinking of you keeps me awake. Dreaming of you keeps me asleep. Being with you keeps me alive.” – Unknown

147. “Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have, always will.” – Elaine Davis

148. “We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allen Poe

149. “Love is shown more in deeds than in words.”– Saint Ignatius

150. “And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.”– The Holy Bible

151. “To love is to recognize yourself in another.” – Eckhart Tolle

152. “When you’re lucky enough to meet your one person, then life takes a turn for the best. It can’t get better than that.“- John Krasinski

153. “Where there is great love, there are always miracles.“- Willa Cather

154. “Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.“- Maya Angelou

155. “I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.” – Roy Croft

156. “Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.” – Zora Neale Hurston

157. “There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” – George Sand

158. “I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.” – Leo Christopher

159. “To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” – David Viscott

160. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.“- Lao Tzu

161. “All that you are is all that I’ll ever need.”– Ed Sheeran

162. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.“- Aristotle

163. “You don’t marry someone you can live with — you marry someone you cannot live without.”– Unknown

164. “All you need is love.”– The Beatles

165. “Love was made for me and you.”– Nat King Cole

166. “In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.”– Maya Angelou

167. “You had me at hello.”– Jerry Maguire

168. “You are my sun, my moon and all my stars.”– E.E. Cummings

169. “We love the things we love for what they are.”– Robert Frost

170. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.“- Alfred Tennyson

171. “Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.”– Oscar Wilde

172. “I’ve tried so many times to think of a new way to say it, and it’s still I love you.”– Zelda Fitzgerald

Check out more love quotes for families and Fun Valentine’s Day Quotes.

Love Jar Jokes

Do you want to make your partner laugh? Write jokes to fill your love notes jar.

love jokes; 365 reasons why I love you

173. What do you call two birds in love? Answer: Tweet-hearts

174. Two antennae met on a roof, fell in love, and got married. Their wedding ceremony wasn’t fancy. The reception, however, was excellent.

175. What did the stamp say to the envelope? Answer: I’m stuck on you!

176. What did one pickle say to the other? Answer: You mean a great dill to me.

177. Why should you never break up with a goalie? Answer: Because he’s a keeper.

178. Boy: Do you have a date for Valentine’s Day? Girl: Yes, February 14th.

179. What did the boat say to the yacht? Answer: Can I interest you in a little row-mance?

180. What did the paperclip say to the magnet? Answer: I find you very attractive.

181. How did the telephone propose to his girlfriend? Answer: He gave her a ring.

182. Why shouldn’t you fall in love with a pastry chef? Answer: He’ll dessert you.

183. What did the painter say to her sweetheart? Answer: I love you with all my art.

184. How do we commit the perfect crime? Answer: I’ll steal your heart and you steal mine.


Love Affirmations for Couples

Reinforce feelings of love and connection in your relationship.

love affirmations for couples jar notes

185. Together we work to make our relationship stronger.

186. We are better together.

187. Every day our relationship strengthens and grows.

188. We face challenges together.

189. I am devoted to you.

190. I give thanks for you daily.

191. Our love grows with each passing day.

192. We can always lean on one another.

193. Our commitment is valuable.

194. We put our relationship first.

195. Our family benefits from our strong relationship.

196. We laugh together daily.

197. I trust you.

198. I believe in you.

199. We can count on one another.

200. We make a great team.


Enhance Your Love Jar Notes

A love notes jar is a memorable, personal gift that brings untold joy. Elevate the experience with these unique ideas!

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Create Categories

Make color-coded note categories. Your partner can select the type of note they need each day. And it adds a personalized touch to the experience.


  • Red: Reasons why I love you
  • Yellow: Love Puns
  • Blue: Memories
  • Green: Love Jokes
  • Orange: Love Quotes
  • Pink: Love Affirmations

Tailor this to your partner’s preferences by selecting and using only the categories they will appreciate.

Add Special Dates

Dates such as anniversaries, milestones, and significant moments can be highlighted using distinct colored paper or decorative stickers. For instance:

  • Anniversaries: A note on gold paper.
  • Firsts: Such as first kiss or first trip, on silver paper.

Every time a note with a special date is pulled, it becomes a celebration.

Add Interactive Elements

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Add an element of surprise with interactive elements in your love notes jar.

Suggestions include:

Include Photos or Mementos

Including mementos adds a tangible dimension. This could be in the form of:

  • Small, folded photographs
  • Ticket stubs from dates or concerts
  • Postcards or paper souvenirs from travel experiences

Incorporate Their Interests

Tailor your jar to the recipient’s hobbies and preferences. For instance, if your loved one enjoys reading, include quotes from their favorite books.

Create a Love Notes Jar that reflects your feelings for your loved one.

Make the Number Count

For my mom’s 60th birthday, I put 60 love notes in a jar. Match the number of notes you have with the years or months.

Love Jar for Kids or Other Relationships

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These love note jar ideas are also great for your kids!

  1. Make one jar for each family member.
  2. Each family member writes notes to one another and places them in the jars. 
  3. Then whenever someone is feeling down, they read the notes and remember that there are a bunch of people who love them!

Use these blank love coupons or free kids love notes too.

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Benefits of Love Jar Notes

Hearing words of affirmation can boost your partner’s sense of value, satisfaction, and happiness (source). This simple gesture enhances your relationship. It fosters:

  • improved communication
  • enhanced appreciation
  • deepened intimacy
  • boosted self-esteem for both partners
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What’s Next?

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