Your name doesn't have to be Martha Stewart in order for you to craft something beautiful for your amor on Valentine's Day. In fact, all you need to know is a few basic origami folding skills.
Take a look at this origami folding video to learn how to build a simple spring peony from paper.
This origami requires two pieces of paper to help create the illusion of lots of layers of petals. It is fairly easy to make and yet the result is quite stunning, especially when viewed from the side.