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43 Unique DIY Valentines Gift Ideas


There are so many cute DIY Valentines Day gifts out there! So I organized all the best stuff in one place. And categorized them based on whom you are gifting. A Valentine gift for everyone on your list.

February couldn’t go very far without sharing our picks for awesome DIY Valentine’s Day gifts this year. Many of these tasks can also be done at the last minute, so if you’re a procrastinator, I understand you.

You can take a printable valentine and call it a day, checkout classroom valentines, create a V-Day DIY for a friend, get a gift idea for a guy, or You can prepare any recipe for Valentine’s Day. Click through for all 43 Valentine’s Day DIY gift ideas.

Homemade Valentine’s gifts are very special, because the person you give them to will know that you made extra effort to make something and that you have been thinking about them long before February 14th.

To make things easier, I’ve divided the Valentine DIY into different sections based on who you’re gifting. Hope that helps!

classroom valentines ideas

1. This fabric is from Snail Valentines Laura Prieto It’s adorable!

2. Easy Preschool Valentine Crafts – So cute and easy to recreate!

3. I made these vehicle and construction themed valentines for my son’s classmates last year and will definitely be making them again. They’re a little DIY and a little purchased. Check them out.

4. This tearing valentine is so clever The House That Lars Built, Apple! Flower petals!

5. Cupcakes from Paper Seashell Art handmade charlotte

I think the DIY artwork would be so beautiful for a kids’ room – great DIY Valentine’s gift IMO. Maybe add a cute step on the back to make it feel more V-Day inspired… like ‘You have a secret friend’ or something like that.

6. Stuffed paper heart martha stewart

A classic gift idea! Can’t go wrong with a few paper hearts with a surprise inside – candy, children’s jewelry, a toy, etc.

7. From Easystraw Special Valentine The House That Lars Built

I love these Valentine printables – so unique and fabulous. I’m sure no one else in your child’s class has these…but everyone will be wondering where they are from.

DIY Valentine Gifts for Kids

8. Homemade Wooden Car Valentines

I made a wooden block car for Hayes and I think it would be a really cute DIY Valentines gift for a preschooler

Colorful Painted Cardboard Camera Toys for Kids

9. Macaroni Box Camera from DIY handmade charlotte

My son is always taking pictures. She’ll love these DIY cameras made from old macaroni boxes. I can also see these working as classroom valentines if you have time.

10. I love you so much ‘Berry’ Valentine

If you’re a strawberry lover, check out my clay strawberry tutorial. This is one of my favorite air dry clay projects…probably because I love strawberries. Would work well for Valentine’s Day crafting.

Heart-shaped valentines made from beans colored in different shades of pink

11. Bean Mosaic Valentines handmade charlotte

It takes a little more effort than some others, but I think it’s worth it. Making a mosaic gift for Valentine’s Day would be epic.

12. Molded Crayon Valentine’s Day Idea

You can try to create beautiful shapes by melting the crayons, inspired by your child’s interests. A favorite animal, letters, rainbows – they make all kinds of silicone molds that will work with something like this.

holding handmade paint palettes in art studio

13. Artistic Valentine Paint Palette

If you have an artistic kid (or friend for that matter), my paint palette DIY is so cute. And extremely economical, as it is made from air-dried clay.

DIY Valentine Gifts for Her

14. Asymmetrical Beaded Necklace DIY never hurt anyone.

Overhead view of soy candles in handmade clay pots with wooden wicks

15. I will never stop yelling about making soy candles from rooftops because they are such an easy gift idea!

And they’re not completely neat either…no need to wrap it in a box, just give it as a casual but thoughtful gift.

16. Flower Mirror DIY Idea! So, this exact presentation might not bode too well for last minute V-Day content.

But you can definitely do something similar on a smaller scale with grocery store flowers or even some greenery around your entryway mirror, etc.

Woman holding flat, pink bath bombs stacked on top of each other

17. DIY Bubble Bar hello glow

Various shades of pink lime balm in small circular containers

18. Try this DIY lip balm idea with only 2 ingredients or this other recipe for coconut oil lip balm (pictured above) (I like both of these).

Some Sweet Valentines Day Printables with Cookies

19. Printable Valentine Treat Bag Ideas makes almost perfect

Polymer clay earrings in pastel shades laid out next to each other on a flat surface

20. These DIY polymer clay cane earrings are made in many different ways (and styles).

They would make a great gift for Valentine’s Day. You can also use the techniques outlined in that tutorial to make other types of clay jewelry.

Cupid's arrow holding Valentine's Day balloons by woman wearing pink dress

21. Love these DIY giant Cupid’s arrow balloons studio diy,

The upper part of a potholder being made on a potholder loom with cream and blue loops

22. Making a potholder for a friend from a potholder loom would be a lovely DIY Valentine’s idea. With a saying like, ‘You keep my heart warm’ or ‘I love the friendship we’ve woven.’

Red heart balloons in a box for Valentine's Day party

23. Can you imagine receiving a Valentine’s party in a box? Oh Happy Day At your door?

Wrapping a pink boa around a heart-shaped wire garland

24. For the homebody…a DIY heart door wreath fabricated life,

21 Valentines Day DIY Ideas That Don't Waste

25. Make your own DIY envelope liner to send snail mail valentines.

Dried Flower Bath Salts in Glass Containers

26. Read my tutorial to learn how to dry rose petals and you can make your own floral bath salts and scrub.

Clever valentine with salt n pepa song

27. Salt N’ Pepa ‘Push It’ Valentines a joyous riot

Heart cutouts and deep die hand written cards never go out of style for Valentine's Day.

28. Leafy V-Day Heart Cutouts and DIY Stationary

Valentine wrapping paper painted with X's and O's

29. And if you find something you love from this list, you can wrap your gift in hand-painted XOXO wrapping paper sugar and cloth,

Pizza box for Valentine's Day with hearts on green background

DIY Valentine Gifts for Her

30. You have a pizza that fills my heart Oh Happy Day

Pattern Printed Handkerchief in Blue Color with Black Stem Pattern

31. Learn how to make handkerchiefs – great gifts for dads.

red letter sign that says let's get out

32. DIY Telegram Ideas for V-Day

geometric wooden bottle stoppers

33. DIY Wood-Burned Bottle Stoppers a beautiful mess

These budget-friendly DIY valentines take only a few minutes to make.

34. I think boys (and girls) would love a plant Valentine’s gift. Plus these Valentine bag ideas are so quick and easy (and cheap to make). Try 5 more minutes to the plant store (or grocery store) and you’re good to go.

Heart-shaped pasta ravioli in all different shades of pink and purple

edible valentines

35. Beetroot Heart Ravioli Pina Bresciani

Try these heart-shaped (organic) peppermint patties for Valentine's Day.

36. Try this delicious Heart-Shaped Peppermint Patties recipe and gift a batch to a friend.

These pink and white chocolate filled wafers taste delicious.

37. Chocolate Dipped Wafers for V-Day The Merrythought

Overhead view of blood orange cocktail with orange slices over ice

38. Can you really go wrong with a Blood Orange Grapefruit Mimosa?

Pastel Pizza with Candy, Marshmallows and Fresh Flowers

39. A Valentine’s Day version of this S’mores Pestle Pizza would be lovely.

Funnel Cake for Valentine's Day and enjoy this DIY Love Letter Funnel Cake Recipe Idea.

40. Funnel Cake Love Letter! Now that’s a love letter I can get behind.

Heart Shaped Hand Pies for Valentine's Day

41. Heart-Shaped Strawberry Hand Pies well plated

Pink cocktail in short-rib glass vessel with candy garnish and red straw

42. For those with a sweet tooth, try this candy coated V-Day cocktail.

Floral Cookies with Dried Flowers and Sugar on Top

43. And last but not least…these are edible flower shortbread cookies G-Free Foodie Are beautiful! And you can make a big batch to give to friends.

ps i have a big one too valentines day diy Pinboard, if you want to check it out. There are plenty more projects to check out.

Which is your favorite project? Do you usually do anything for Valentine’s Day or do you prefer to skip it?





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