50+ Open When Letters Kit and Ideas

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Open When Letter Ideas Kit!

Open When letters are a great way to keep in touch with your loved one and send instant encouragement. Now, The Dating Divas have created the ultimate DONE-FOR-YOU Open When Letters Kit that will make your spouse feel like the only one in the world for you!

You want a specialized gift but don’t know what to write in open when letters?

Feel like you wish you could be there for your spouse in every moment they need you?

If they are having a bad day at work, you wish you could be there with a pep talk and a hug. If they are far away on a trip, you wish you could snuggle up with them before bed. Although it’s not possible to physically be together at all times, wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way you could at least send some extra love and encouragement? You’ve heard of the “Open when” letter ideas and now you can create a set of personalized love letters for those ups and downs and moments in between when your spouse needs to hear from you. And you can do it all in advance, so each letter will be ready at a moment’s notice!

Don’t worry about what to write in “Open When…” letters – we’ve thought of that too. Sometimes we are at a loss for what to write when we try to draft the perfect open when letters for boyfriends or our spouses –  the perfect sentiment when they need a laugh, a hug, or support after a bad day? If you’ve spent any time on Pinterest, chances are you’ve seen pics of handmade “Open When…” Letters. (And if not, read on for the best way to write a love letter, ever!)

Open When Letter Kit

Just wait until you see the gorgeous open when letters patterns that Courtney of Paperelli created for The Dating Diva’s latest printable bundle the Open When Letters Kit. Expressing your love in letters is so much fun with her vibrant color palette! These open when letter ideas are sure to put a smile on your sweetheart’s face as he or she opens the personalized “open this when” cards which fit perfectly in these envelopes.

Create a box full of love with special love notes.

Your DIY Open When Letters Kit Contains:

  1. Envelope labels that are editable to allow you to choose the events for the perfect “open this when” cards.
  2. Coordinating, editable, stationary full of open when letters ideas to capture a message just for his or her eyes. Type right on the card or print and handwrite – whatever suits you!
  3. Prewritten notes to shower your sweetie with love without spending hours thinking of the right words – we know just what to put in open when letters. šŸ˜‰
  4. Box labels in 2 sizes to decorate a keepsake box for your love letters.
  5. A list of possible open when letter topics and occasions
  6. A few prompts and ideas to get you started so you don’t have to wonder what to put in open when letters

When you put this darling kit together, you could have a whole year’s worth of open this when cards ready for your favorite person!

How To Write The Perfect Love Letter

Let’s be honest, writing a love letter can be a downright daunting task! You want to give your love a meaningful and personalized card but maybe you aren’t sure exactly what to say OR perhaps you simply lack the time to put something creative together. That’s where The Dating Divas’  Open When Letters kit comes in. It’s the perfect balance of romance, fun, and cheer! We’ve done the work of providing a writing prompt (based on a unique occasion) for several of the open when letter ideas AND even have some of the cards prewritten for you. The list of potential open when letter topics is going to be so helpful!

Open Now! Introduction to the Open When Letter Kit

Your spouse will start with an OPEN RIGHT NOW! envelope that explains your personalized gift and builds excitement for what’s to come! We’ve thought of everything to help you capture all the BIG and SMALL moments throughout the year! Let’s take a closer look:

Special Open When Letters

One of my favorite ideas for Open When Letters is a letter when your sweetheart needs a break! I added a little to-do list and a snack to help my husband relax.  It is such a quick and simple thing that you can do to help improve your spouse’s day. I know I’m guilty of wishing for this but not giving it back! This pack is my game-changer.

Write a special love note to your boyfriend or spouse.

And from a wife’s perspective, I always want to know why my husband loves me. And you know what, I think husbands feel the same. With this in mind, we have some pre-made pages for you to fill in with notes about what aspects of your spouse are most attractive to you, or some compliment prompts.

Of course we think it’s fun to invite intimacy so we also have a prompt “Open When You Want Me!” This one has a few instructions for your spouse who will fill it out and bring it to you!

Open When Letters and Scripts

Open When Letter Topics and Prompts

We also have cards and prompts for your spouse to open when they are feeling lonely, worried, happy, or upset! If you feel like you wouldn’t know what to put in open when letters – we’ve got you! There are sample prompts with a few ideas to get you going in the right direction. And don’t forget the pre-made notes that make it easy to know exactly what to write in open when letters! Some are a simple checkbox or a couple of questions before sliding it into your envelope and finishing your Open When Letters Kit.

Open When Letter Topics

Pro Tip: Anyone that’s been in a long-distance relationship needs to include an “Open When… You Get to See Me Again!” love letter. All you need to do write a sweet letter, attach chapstick, and you have a sweet and practical welcome home gift! (wink, wink!) It’s truly one of the great open when letters for boyfriend or husband who has been away.

The perfect open when letters for boyfriend or spouse.

Our downloadable kit also contains ideas to surprise your sweetie with a special love letter on his or her birthday, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and your anniversary. These special stationary pages allow you to handwrite, or type, a specific message for those important occasions. Take time to really make them specific to your sweetie!

How to Make Open When Letters

When you download the Open When Letters Kit you have 2 options: print and handwrite your labels and letters OR open it up in the free Adobe Acrobat Program where you can type directly into the labels and the stationary.

Edit your letters directly on the computer for personalized open this when cards.

After that, all you need to do is attach our labels to your envelopes of choice and add your heartfelt sentiments. Before your envelope is sealed add in any romantic gift you wanted to include.

Open When Letters Editable Kit

Finally, create a keepsake box using the box label that best fits your storage solution. Can you imagine the look on your sweetie’s face as she or he receives this box of love?

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PLEASE NOTE: This Dating Divas product is delivered digitally, to the email address you specify. Nothing will be mailed to you.

Our Open When Letters Kit makes the process of showing your love easy and fun! We’ve taken out all the stress of figuring out what to write in open when letters to give him or her the perfect love letter. Just follow this simple formula:

Our gorgeous printables + Your heartfelt words = 1 Happy Spouse!

Open When Letters For Your Spouse

This darling kit is sure to be a top contender in the category of the best romantic gift. It celebrates the special and ordinary moments of everyday life. We also think it’s the PERFECT gift for those in long-distance relationships looking to send their sweetie love across the miles. Cheers to surprising him or her with a box full of heartfelt love letters!

If you love this idea, you might also check out our Open When Letter for Kids or the I LOVE US printable book. This journal contains everything you need to document your unique love story. It even contains a section for you to write out all the reasons you love your spouse!


I married my college sweetheart and am a mama to 2 adorable Shih-Tzu puppies. I have a passion for making handmade cards, discovering new recipes, and savoring travel adventures abroad.

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  1. Iā€™m looking for a kit or FIY for Open When printable for my son at College. Iā€™m not seeing that. Can you point me in the right direction / provide a link please. Thank you so very much!


  2. Do you guys have open when letters or some other thing for a boyfriend and girlfriend? Preferably where it doesn’t say I love her cause we’ve not said it yet.

    1. We don’t have a whole set of letters but some of these would still work! Not all say “love or boyfriend, spouse” so you could use those ones? I will pass along the interest for a set like this!

  3. I really love this kit and plan to get it for myself (well actually for my better half šŸ™‚ however, after reading through the comments I have a quick inquiry.
    I noticed most of the comments are dated 2016 and before, so is this still available now in 2020?

  4. These look adorable! I have a friend dying of cancer. Her kids are grown, but young.(all in college).
    The kid letters look like they are geared to young kids, and this pack is more romantic, out of the two which would be better suited to alter and use to write to her daughter in college? I am thinking I will do all the print, cut, assemble, then she can write the notes…

    1. Hello! Oh my goodness, our hearts are breaking for your friend and her family. Thank you for thinking of her! I just downloaded the product to see if it’d be a good fit, and I believe it would be! There are 5 notes that are more geared towards a spouse, but the rest could totally be used for her kids. Plus, there’s a big list of topics to write about that would be beneficial! In total there are 18 PDF pages. What I love about this product is that it’s customizable – meaning you can download it and then directly write on to the notes and print them!
      I also looked through the Kid Open When Letters and I honestly feel like that’d be a really great fit too! There will be pages that she wouldn’t need (i.e. First Day of College) but she could use the graduation letter in there for their college graduation. This kit comes with 48 PDF pages with LOTS of stationary. The only downside is that it’s not customizable, so it’d need to be printed and written on by hand. However, that could be more meaningful anyway!

      If I was to recommend one more than the other for this situation, I would go with the kid one. šŸ™‚ https://www.thedatingdivas.com/open-when-letters-for-kids/ I sure hope this helps! Please, let us know if you have any additional questions! We are happy to help! You can also email us at divas@thedatingdivas.com XOXO

  5. I have done “Open When” letters before, but these printables are SO DANG CUTE!! I’m going to have to do them again using these. They are darling!

    1. Hi Hayden! Oh dear! You should have received it in your inbox right away! Sometimes the emails get lost in the promotions tab. If you still aren’t able to find it there, please send an email to our customer service guru, Ferren, at Divas@thedatingdivas.com. She will be able to help you find it, or she can resend it to you! šŸ™‚ Thanks for your comment!

  6. I love how bright and cheery the printables are. They are sure to make someones day a little happier!

  7. I seriously am in love with this!! Think someone can email my husband and ask him to give it to me? ?

    1. Haha! Jenny that is a great idea! That would be a great idea for a business. “Your wife needs this”. šŸ™‚

  8. I gave this to my hubby for his birthday last year! He still has a few letters he hasn’t unopened which is fun! I loved how easy the kit was to put together and how thoughtful the outcome was!

  9. I used these for my hubby one year and he LOVED them! I gave them to him when we was leaving town for a while and they were perfect. Thanks!! XOXO

  10. I used these for my Husband when he was gone for 2 months for work! He loved them! Thanks for this amazing idea!! I’m excited that you have them for kids now too!

    1. You could definitely use these letters for any significant other. There might be a few cards that refer to spouses, and there is a letter about an anniversary, but you can pick and choose which cards and envelopes you use! The majority of them are editable and customizable too! xoxo

    1. Baylee, we recommend the 4.375 x 5.75-Inch size. We popped a link into the post for the ones most of us Divas have used! Hope that helps! šŸ™‚

  11. I really like this kit but am not in a relationship, it seemed that most of the content was aimed at couples. I would definitely buy if were for friends!

    1. Hailey, oh yes, most of our stuff is aimed at your spouse but that is such a fun idea to make something for friends! Maybe we will have something in the future! šŸ™‚ For now feel free to use the editable feature to suite your needs!

  12. I literally just bought this kit within the last hour. I keep getting an error message when I try and download the kit. now, Its giving me this message “The code you entered has expired. Please enter a valid code” Please help, I am not very happy.

    1. Hi Valerie! All of the printables are sized for 8.5×11 paper and we recommend using white card stock. Have fun!!

  13. Hi, I recently bought the kit and wanted to ask on which type of paper can I print ? Glossy paper will be fine or ordinary ones?

    Thanks šŸ™‚

    1. Hello! Usually matte cardstock is what works best for us. Sometimes with glossy paper, the ink will smear. Hope that helps!

  14. Help please! I bought the “Open When Letters” and I keep getting an error message that said that the file is damaged and cannot be repaired. Does anyone know how I get the materials that aren’t damaged? Thank you.

    1. Hey Sarah! Go ahead and email Ferren@thedatingdivas.com and she can help you! Usually when you see that message with our files, it means it was downloaded in a weird way. Whatever it was in this case, she’ll make sure you get working files! XOXO

  15. I’m SO excited about this kit! I LOVE that there is something for every occasion! Thanks for putting this AHMAZING kit together! I can’t wait to use it!