Valentine’s Day is approaching and nothing says “I love you” better than a gift made with your own hands. This Valentine’s Day, why not take a break from the usual boxed chocolates and greeting cards? Instead, get your craft on and let your creativity take flight.
In this collection, I’ve put together 20 beautiful and creative do-it-yourself crafts that will show your loved one how much you care. Here, you’ll see up-cycled jars, paper fortune cookies and other goodies to help you get to the heart of it. These DIYs aren’t that difficult but they require a bit of your time. Surprise that special person in your life with any of these lovely creations.
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You can turn your old mason jars into romantic V-Day vases for flowers. Just a little bit of paint and decorating makes all the difference.
Nothing says love like food. If you’re someone who loves to bake, why not treat your love with these mini cherry jam heart pies?
The best part about this tutorial is that you don’t need to sew. All it takes is some perserverance and glue.
If you’re on a budget, here’s one way to get creative. Using tape you can decorate matchboxes and fill them with candy for your perfect match.
This is a handy tutorial for creating an awesome gift box for macarons (a delicious treat). If macarons aren’t your thing though, you can always use this gift box for something else.
Decorations can help set the mood for an occassion. This paper heart garland is pretty easy to make and it will go with any sort of interior.
Why not take your fortune into your own hands on the 14th of February? Create some paper fortune cookies and write your own predictions for you and your loved one.
For the crafty environmentalist, this pallet art tutorial can help you tell someone special how you feel about them. It also makes a great decor for your home later on too.
These yarn bottles are suitable not just on Valentine’s Day but for weddings as well as they can lend a romantic feel to your surroundings. You can always get creative and put some paper flowers in them as a refreshing present.
This quick and easy craft project showcases how to create some adorable gift bags. You can fill these up with all sorts of things which makes them quite versatile.
Pom poms are not just for cheerleaders. Here, you can create an everlasting bouquet for Valentine’s Day. A lovely little alternative to live flowers.
If you’re part of a couple, sometimes it gets difficult trying to figure out what to do for dates. Create your own collection of pre-planned date nights and surprise your significant other.
If you can sew, this DIY project would be a piece of cake. A sweet throw pillow covered in hearts would be a great addition to when you’re watching movies together.
This is a swarm of bugs that you probably wouldn’t mind. Follow this tutorial that teaches you how to put together these sweet love bug cupcakes that makes full use of hearts.
A humble mug and a little creativity can say a lot about how you feel. Here, you can create your own DIY love mug which features this simple design. If you wanna take it up a notch, why not create your very own design?
If you’d like to include a little humor into your gift then this is a great way to do it. This adorable lip balm package combines thoughtfulness with puns.
There’s nothing quite like looking back on your memories together and seeing how far the two of you have come as a couple. Create a cool photo album featuring your love story with your own hands!
If you’re not one for a boring old bouquet of roses, take it to the next level with this DIY. This giant paper rose is a cool decoration idea and is a cute option to traditional flowers.
This Valentine’s Day hearts are everywhere, even in the air. This guide can help you create these floating hearts to help surprise your partner.
Give discarded wine corks a second life with this tutorial. Put together your own heart with some corks and a little paint to bring some love into your home.