Feb 6

Giant Valentine’s Day Posters + Free Download

Here is another Valentine’s Day Project! I made these giant Valentine posters 5 years ago and we thought it would be fun to put together another version that people could download. It is so easy, you just download the files and take it to your nearest Kinkos and print it out giant for $5 on their giant copy machines. I like the idea that these could stay up for a while even after Valentine’s Day is over. See all the instructions and details below!

Materials Needed: Download the images right here, Kinkos

Step 1: Download the six poster images and print out or else email the files to your nearest Kinkos.
Step 2: At Kinkos print out the images in giant poster size (each one should be about $5.)
Step 3: Fold up and give to someone you love.

All photography by Aubrey Trinnaman for Oh Happy Day
Art Direction by Jordan Ferney
Production by Stacy Wichelhaus
Styling by Milan Shimono Lee
Crafting by Irene Yu
Assisted by Harper Casimiro

34 Comments

  • Melissa says:

    Ooooo these are so lovely! I could just imagine someone standing outside a window with one of these. Wayyyy less noisier then a bom box too. Great idea!

    Melissa
    http://shakeshakee.blogspot.com

  • Rachel S. says:

    These are so great!! Thank you for providing such a fun download!

  • Marie says:

    Great idea! What a fun surprise to unfold. :)

    http://www.happypaperplace.com/

  • I love it – the Come Hither one is going on my wall (definitely for more than just v-day). Thanks!!!

  • kelly rae says:

    These are great! thank you!

  • Sneakysnap says:

    Hello, Jordan and friends! I’m a big fan of your work. Thank you for inspiring creativity in the everyday. I’m fascinated by your use of Kinkos to print large images. What a great idea. Would you be willing to share a tutorial or tips for how you create the images/files that are suitable for printing at large sizes? I noticed that the images you made for this post are PDFs, but did you start with images at a certain resolution? What is the minimum file size one would need to be able to print something large-scale? Sorry for all the questions (maybe you can do a full on blog post with the answers?). Thank you!

  • What a fun idea!! I like stay golden!

  • Lindsey says:

    I think there needs to be a “Ginger Peachy” poster. My best friend and I love that expression from Meet Me in St Louis. :) xo

  • Zoe says:

    Such a fantastic idea! Beautifully presented too! Such fun!
    Zoe xxx

  • Erin says:

    love these! what size are your poster print outs (inches)? thanks for sharing!

  • Val says:

    Hihi!

    Such an amazing blog!

    My sister just introduced me to your wonderful craftyness and I am in LOVE!!!

    AMAZING!!!

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    wow !

  • Amazing!! I love the concept and I especially love the first photo. You captured your photos with the city so well! Makes me miss San Francisco!!
    P.s.- I love your blog!

  • kristin says:

    LOVE these, Jordan!!

  • Milan says:

    Lovvvved designing these with you. Photos came out great!

  • little t says:

    Come hither – love that one!

  • absolutely adorable jordan!

  • remi says:

    COME HITHER! I’m in love. How big can I go with these? (inches)

  • Nikki says:

    seriously LOVE these. I’m printing out “I like you” and “lets make out” huge on my printer at work and hanging them at home. thanks jordan!!!

  • Maggie says:

    These are fantastic, and I feel like they can be displayed throughout the year as well. Thanks for the free download!

  • Fatima says:

    LOVE this idea. I want to print all of them. Stay Golden and Come Hither are my favorites!!

  • Lauren says:

    Hi, Jordan, I LOVE this idea! I want to print one for my husband for Valentine’s Day. When I look at the Kinko’s site online, it looks like giant posters are much more expensive than $5. What am I missing?? Thank you!

    • jordan says:

      Call your nearest kinkos. Ask about the costs for the black and white large format printers. They should be about $5.

  • Cathy W. says:

    Jordan: Thanks for sharing this awsomeness. I’d love to hear from others who try this. It might be my kinkos (Millbrae) but they charged me 3x as much (altho 3x $5 is still a huge bargain) and had a hard time understanding the file. Said it was an “8 1/2 x 11 booklet.” General confusion all around. BUT! I did eventually walk out with a great big Come Hither poster for $15, so – thank you! Just wondering if I did something wrong and made the whole thing more complicated.

  • Abigail says:

    Such a lovely idea! ♥ I have never seen this before.

  • Can. Not. Wait. to try this out. Literally the most favourite thing I’ve seen in a while!

    Thanks so much for the free downloads. I’ll be putting them to good use! :)

    x Elena @ Randomly Happy

  • Jo says:

    These are so lovely but I have been technologically challenged :(
    I sent the PDF to a printing company in Norway and they told me the dimensions were 20 cm x 20 cm…does anyone have any advice as to how I download them with higher resolution?

  • Melyssa says:

    No lie…I am a huge junkie for your website! I was really excited to post this cute idea in my DIY Roundup on my blog, The Nectar Collective (thenectarcollective.com) and can’t wait to try it myself. Thank you for the free download!!

  • Alex says:

    This is amazing! Amazing idea! Much love…

  • Alex says:

    For some reason the link to download the pictures won’t work! Help please!!

  • Michelle E says:

    Just for people’s info – I’m from Canada and I printed the I LIKE YOU poster 24″ x 24″ at my local Staples (asked for the “blueprint”). There was a bit of confusion (probably because I tried to do it online and there wasn’t a selection for what I wanted online so I just wrote what I wanted in the notes.) Anyway, I got my poster for $2!! Highly recommend and am so excited to give to my boyfriend for Valentine’s Day! :) Thanks Jordan!

  • Cheryl Schoen - CIS Images says:

    YOU are a gem… Have a fabulous Valentine’s Day and keep rockin’!

  • Fun mama says:

    I just wanted to say that I found printing these through Staples was much easier. Just select “engineering prints” from their copy and print section. I got all 6 at 24×36 for $20.

  • abby says:

    I love this! I have no idea where to print something like this in England though :(

  • Gareth says:

    Nice to see a change from the sort of stuff you usually see on Valentine’s Day! To those saying they don’t know where or how to print them, you’re never that far from a professional printing company who can do the job for you and make sure the posters are done justice.

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