There's no better gift than one that comes from the heart and with these DIY Valentine's Day gifts, you can show your loved ones just how much you care for them. Whether you're making something for your sweetheart, a family member, or a dear friend, you'll find gifts here that they'll all love.
Most of these are beginner projects that you don't need any experience to make. Some are more advanced and might require some tools. No matter how simple or complicated the projects are, you'll find a few that are right at your skill level. If you're in a pinch for a gift, don't worry, there are plenty of projects that take just a few minutes to make.
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Stamped Cement Valentine
This sweet DIY Valentine's Day gift can be customized with whatever you want to say. Here gold leaf is used to add some glam but you could also paint them or leave them as is. Add a message and you're ready to pass them on.Continue to 2 of 68 below.
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Tic Tac Toe Valentine
With just a few supplies, you can make a tic tac toe valentine's game that everyone of all ages will love. Kids will especially love it and it's a great alternative to candy. You'll find this project quick to put together and it makes a fun game to play on Valentine's Day.Continue to 3 of 68 below.
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Heart Pom Pom Earrings
Earrings make a great Valentine's Day gift for all your gal pals. These use a pom-pom maker to create the body of the earring. Instructions are included on how to get the shape of a heart and attach the hoop.Continue to 4 of 68 below.
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Somebody Loaves You Valentine's Day Gift
Bake or buy some gourmet bread and then wrap it with these free, printable labels. There are quite a few styles of bread wrappers, so be sure to check them all out. Everyone you know would be thrilled to get this as a gift.Continue to 5 of 68 below.
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Hot Sauce & Beef Jerky Valentine Gifts
Here's a great Valentine's Day gift for your sweetheart. There are both labels for you to put on a bottle of hot sauce or a package of beef jerky. They're pretty basic labels though and you could put them on just about anything.Continue to 6 of 68 below.
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Wooden Heart Burned Spoon
You'll need a wood burner to create this unique gift that is perfect for Valentine's Day. A set of wooden spoons that have been personalized with hearts would make a wonderful gift for anyone in your life that enjoys being in the kitchen.Continue to 7 of 68 below.
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Homemade Valentine's Day Treat Boxes
These yummy treats come in a keepsake box that you make yourself. If you want to give food as a Valentine's Day gift, this is a great way to elevate it. Directions include how to make the alphabet brownies.Continue to 8 of 68 below.
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Cocktails to Go for Valentine's Day
For just $5 you can make this fun gift that includes everything you need to make a cocktail. This is a great project if you're looking to make quite a few gifts for friends since they're so quick to put together.
Cocktails to Go for Valentine's Day from The Sweetest OccasionContinue to 9 of 68 below.
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Mini Valentine's Day Bouquets
Flowers are a popular Valentine's Day gift but here you'll be putting a handmade spin on it to make it extra special. You'll start with grocery store flowers and then follow the steps to make these mini Valentine's Day bouquets. You'll want to hand them out to everyone you know.Continue to 10 of 68 below.
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Heart Valentine Gloves
Warm up your love with some DIY heart gloves that will keep their hands and their heart warm. A little bit of hand stitching is required to attach the heart to the glove but it's an easy stitch that anyone can learn.Continue to 11 of 68 below.
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Initial Carved Candle
Carve you and your sweetie's initials into a candle for a romantic gift they will love. This Valentine's Day gift is so simple and quick to put together that you'll have more time to prepare for a romantic night in where you can have the candle on display.Continue to 12 of 68 below.
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Valentine Balloon Surprise Box
Surprise your loved one with a bouquet of balloons with this sweet idea. Printable conversation hearts can be used to decorate the box to give a little hint to what's inside.Continue to 13 of 68 below.
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Sweetheart Zip Pouch
If you can sew a straight line, you can make this Valentine's Day zipper pouch. After you make the pouch (or you could purchase one) you'll sew on different colors of felt hearts to create an ombre design.Continue to 14 of 68 below.
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Sentimental Carved Heart Wood Slice
A wood slice is a great medium for creating a keepsake. It will last forever and keeps looking good for years. Here a heart with initials and a special date are added. This would make a wonderful gift for a couple.
Sentimental Carved Heart Wood Slice from Average But InspiredContinue to 15 of 68 below.
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Valentine Lotion Bars
The weather outside can get very dry in the winter and these valentine lotion bars will be gratefully received. You'll make the lotion and then pour it into these adorable little heart containers.Continue to 16 of 68 below.
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Nothing Is As Sweet As You Candy Box
Grab a craft box at your local craft store and fill it with beautiful pieces of Valentine's Day candy. Some ribbon and a printable label are used to make sure nothing comes open before it should.Continue to 17 of 68 below.
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Conversation Heart Magnets
Conversation hearts are those little candies that you find in stores around Valentine's Day. These aren't edible but they sure do look like them. In this beginner project, you'll be creating these hearts and then adding magnets.Continue to 18 of 68 below.
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Hot Chocolate Spoons
Hot chocolate spoons are meant to be stirred with warm milk to make a cup of silky-rich hot cocoa. Here you'll learn how to make the spoons and package them. There are three different styles of labels that can be printed and added to the package.Continue to 19 of 68 below.
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Valentine's Day Heart Bookmark
These cute bookmarks are shaped like hearts and have special messages. Every time the recipient goes to turn a page, they'll see the sweet note that you sent them. You'll need an electronic cutting machine for this project.Continue to 20 of 68 below.
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Melt and Pour Chocolate Truffle Soaps
Don't let your eyes deceive you—these aren't real chocolates. These are soaps that are made to look like chocolate truffles. It's fairly easy to make melt and pour soap and you'll use molds to get the shapes.
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Valentine's Day Gift for Gals
Are you looking for a DIY Valentine's Day gift for your girlfriends? Here are some labels you can attach to everyday items that turn them into gifts they'll actually use.Continue to 22 of 68 below.
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A quilt makes a wonderful gift that will be passed down for generations. Use your beginner quilting skills to make this sweetheart quilt. It's an easy, quick craft to put together.Continue to 23 of 68 below.
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Crochet Heart Storage Baskets
If you know how to crochet, you can use your skills to create some heart storage baskets. Fill them with goodies and give them away as Valentine's Day gifts. The project includes the free pattern you'll need to use to make them.Continue to 24 of 68 below.
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Clay Heart Dish
A small trinket dish can be used for all kinds of things. These ones are easy to DIY with oven-safe clay. Shape them into hearts and add your name to the back for a really wonderful keepsake.Continue to 25 of 68 below.
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Heart Stencil Napkins and Tea Towels
Heart doilies are used as stencils to decorate some napkins and tea towels. Use red and pink paint for a sweet Valentine's Day theme. There's a video here that will walk you through the whole process.Continue to 26 of 68 below.
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Bath Bombs Valentine
Bath bombs make wonderful gifts that smell amazing and can be added to a bath for a more relaxing, luxurious experience. Here, you'll find a recipe for making your own bath bombs. Print and attach the label before giving it away.Continue to 27 of 68 below.
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Easy Valentine Candy Jar
Get in touch with your creative side when you use paint and glue to create this Valentine's Day mason jar. When you're finished, fill it with candy and it's ready to be given away.Continue to 28 of 68 below.
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Valentine's Day Cookie Dish
Get out your markers and get ready to doodle when you make this Valentine's Day cookie dish, adding a geometric heart in various colors for a little festive flair. Make some homemade cookies for an extra personal gift or just give the dish as is.Continue to 29 of 68 below.
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Personalized Heart Boxes
You'll use paint and stencils to create a personalized heart box that makes the perfect DIY Valentine's Day gift. This is a great project for the beginner wanting to try something new.Continue to 30 of 68 below.
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Valentine's Day Cactus With Gift Box
Decorate a pot and add a cactus for an almost instant gift idea. If you have an electronic cutting machine, there's a file you can use to cut out an adorable box to hold your cactus.
Valentine's Day Cactus with Gift Box from Crafting CheerfullyContinue to 31 of 68 below.
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Valentine's Day Fabric Envelope
Put your Valentine's Day message in this beautiful fabric envelope. It truly makes a meaningful gift that can be tucked away and enjoyed each year. Diagrams, written directions, and photos make it easy to find success with this project.Continue to 32 of 68 below.
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Valentine's Day Sweetheart Gnomes
A new trend is making Valentine's Day gnomes to give as gifts or keep as decorations. These adorable ones are made out of felt and yarn. It's an easy project, perfect for the beginner who wants to make a gnome.
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Valentine's Day Bird Feeder
This Valentine's Day gift does double duty: it gives a gift to both the recipient and the birds that they're going to feed. These bird feed hearts are super simple to make and there's an included free tag that can print out and attach.Continue to 34 of 68 below.
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Pipe Cleaner Rose Rings
This DIY Valentine's Day gift is fun to make and wear. Pipe cleaners are bent in a special way that makes them look like a rose and formed into a ring that can be given as a little trinket of appreciation.Continue to 35 of 68 below.
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Hugs & Kisses Towel
Everyone uses dish towels so you know that this Valentine's Day decorated hand towel will be used by whoever receives it. Glitter vinyl is cut on an electronic cutting machine before it's added to the towel.Continue to 36 of 68 below.
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Emoji Heart Chocolate Valentine's Box
Turn the idea of a box of chocolates on its head with this project. These chocolates are really easy to make and, with a few decorations, they really look good. Finally, you'll decorate the box to match.Continue to 37 of 68 below.
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Stamped Lucky Penny Necklace
Here's a meaningful gift for that special someone in your life. Let them know just how lucky you are to have them in your life. Be sure to choose a new shiny penny to get the best results. This project is really quick, it will take you less than 15 minutes to make and put together.Continue to 38 of 68 below.
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Leather Heart Coin Purse
Everyone can use a coin purse either for their bag or car, and this red heart-shaped one makes the perfect Valentine's Day gift. You'll need a few tools to make this project but it will be well worth the effort, add a snap at the end to keep all the coins inside.Continue to 39 of 68 below.
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Simple Heart Weaving
Weaving can be a very relaxing hobby. When you're finished with this intermediate weaving project, you'll have a wonderful gift that is so pretty that you may just want to keep it for yourself.Continue to 40 of 68 below.
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Stamped Clay Wine Glass Charms
Wine charms are a great way to keep track of whose glass is whose. These stamped clay wine glass charms include an added ribbon so they can easily attach to the stem of the glass. Make a handful and gift it as a fun DIY Valentine's Day gift.Continue to 41 of 68 below.
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Unicorn Sugar Scrub
Give your valentine the gift of smooth skin with this sugar scrub that you can make yourself. This gift is fully customizable: you can add any scent and colors that you want! Glitter can be added as well, making it unicorn themed. Anyone who loves to be pampered is going to love this gift.Continue to 42 of 68 below.
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Hammered Heart Necklace
DIY jewelry is a wonderful thing to make for Valentine's Day. It's more meaningful than a piece bought at the store because you took the time to make it. This is a total beginner project, you don't need any jewelry-making experience to make one.Continue to 43 of 68 below.
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XOXO Wooden Sign
If you have some woodworking experience, you have what it takes to make this XOXO wooden sign. Valentine's Day is a great excuse to give this beautiful gift that can be hung on the wall and displayed not just during Valentine's Day, but all the time.Continue to 44 of 68 below.
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I Love You Because Dry Erase Board
This dry erase board has been all decorated for Valentine's Day. The idea is to write what you love about the person receiving it onto the board. The fun part is that you can frequently change the message to profess even more love for your special someone.
I Love You Because Dry Erase Board from Domestically CreativeContinue to 45 of 68 below.
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Cactus Valentine's Day Mugs
Are you looking for a tongue-in-cheek gift only that special person can appreciate? Personalize a pair of coffee mugs with a sweet message and then share the gift with your sweetheart. These come as free SVG files and can be used on other items like cards, gift tags, and more. You'll need an electronic cutting machine in order to use these images.
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Hand-Stitched Drink Coasters
Coasters make a great gift, they're both useful and pretty to look at. In this DIY Valentine's Day gift idea cork coasters are stitched upon with a personalized image. Here you'll learn how to use some simple hand stitches to create an image like a heart on your coasters. Instructions include how to get the back of the coaster neat and tidy.Continue to 47 of 68 below.
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Even if you don't have any woodworking experience, you can easily whip together this DIY bathtub tray. There are no tools needed and you'll just be using some stain to finish it off. Anyone who loves baths will love this tray that will make for an even more relaxing soak.Continue to 48 of 68 below.
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Vintage Paper Mache Heart Boxes
Plain, brown paper mache heart boxes are transformed into red, pink, and gray boxes that are just perfect for Valentine's Day. Sketch out your designs at first or go completely freehand when you let your creativity flow to make these keepsake heart boxes.Continue to 49 of 68 below.
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"Love U" Valentine's Day Photo Frame
A photo frame with your favorite picture of the two of you together would make a wonderful keepsake gift. Absolutely no crafting skills are needed to make this frame, you'll be doing a little painting and a lot of gluing. Add whatever embellishments you have on hand to make it extra special.Continue to 50 of 68 below.
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DIY Floor Pillow
These floor pillows make great gifts: they're cozy, relaxing, and can be used in just about any room in the house. Make them out of your favorite fabric, whether Valentine's Day themed or not. This is an intermediate sewing pattern where you'll need to be able to do a little advanced sewing construction.Continue to 51 of 68 below.
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Valentine's Day Suede Earrings
These festive earrings are perfect for Valentine's Day. There's a free cutting file here that will cut out these suede earrings. The written directions will show you how to make them and a video will give you tips on working with faux suede.Continue to 52 of 68 below.
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It's a perfect time of year to give your valentine something to keep them on time. This modern desk calendar features a watercolor ombre design with gold letters and numbers. It would look great on just about any desk.Continue to 53 of 68 below.
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Valentine's Day Felt Fortune Cookies
Send a secret message to your sweetie with these felt fortune cookies. You'll find out how to make them and then how to add secret messages that you only want your valentine to find. These are really easy to make a lot of if you have a lot of people you want to spread the love to.
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Heart Shaped Coasters
Give some farmhouse-style decor with these heart-shaped coasters that make the perfect Valentine's Day gift but can also be used at times other than Valentine's Day. There's also a video here to help you make them!Continue to 55 of 68 below.
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Washi Tape Wooden Bracelets
Give your valentine something pretty to wear with these bracelets. These wooden bracelets use items that you probably already have at home and this project is easy enough for kids to make—but adults will enjoy making them too.Continue to 56 of 68 below.
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Painted Valentine's Day Vase
Whether it's filled with flowers or not, this painted Valentine's Day gift is something special that you can make with your own two hands. It's a really cute gift that has a neutral enough design that you could display it all year around.Continue to 57 of 68 below.
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Valentine Pom Pom Tray
This vintage-style keepsake box has a hand-drawn message along with festive pom-pom trim. This tray makes the perfect DIY Valentine's Day gift as is but you could also fill it with candy or another gift.Continue to 58 of 68 below.
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Sparkly Painted Clay Pots
Grab a terra cotta pot and tap into your creativity to make these sparkly painted clay pots. You can decorate them with paint and glitter until you love what you've made. Fill them with candy as the final touch.Continue to 59 of 68 below.
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Paper Carnation Valentine
Tissue paper and a few other supplies are used to make tiny paper carnations that you can hand out to those who are special in your life for Valentine's Day. Add a message to the stem and they're ready to be handed out.Continue to 60 of 68 below.
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Cozy Flannel Scarves
The weather can still be pretty chilly on Valentine's Day and this gift will make sure the recipient stays warm and cozy. You'll need 2 yards of soft flannel but you'll be able to make two scarves with that amount.
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Valentine's Day Succulent Planters
Everyone loves succulents and putting one in a cute pink pail makes the perfect Valentine's Day gift. You won't believe how quick these are to put together! So quick, that you'll want to make one for everyone you know.Continue to 62 of 68 below.
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DIY Beard Balm
Here's a valentine's day gift that's perfect for those with beards. You'll make your own pine-scented beard balm and let it cool in a tin. There are free labels available so you can get the same look.
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Forever Ever Pillow
Make your valentine a pillow with a special message: "forever ever" in glitter sitting in a white heart tells them just how much you care. The directions include how to sew the pillow as well as apply the vinyl to the fabric. You'll need some way to cut out this image, like on an electronic cutting machine. This is a beginner sewing project and takes just a few hours to complete. This would make such a great gift for a teen!Continue to 64 of 68 below.
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Valentine's Day Wine Glasses
A pair of these lovely Valentine's Day wine glasses will thrill whoever receives them. They make a great keepsake pair of glasses but you also can use and wash them. Anyone can do this project, it's as simple as dotting paint on a glass and you'll love the final result.Continue to 65 of 68 below.
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Coffee Lover Valentine
Do you have someone in your life who loves coffee just as much as you do? Repackage some coffee beans then use some decorations and tags to instantly make them into Valentine's Day gifts.Continue to 66 of 68 below.
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Faux Cross Stitch Valentine's Day Gift
If you love the look of cross stitch but not so much the process of doing it, you'll love creating this gift for your valentine. This is an adorable plaque that looks like a cross stitch but is actually much easier to put together. A wood plaque and a secret medium are used to create the pink and red x's. Visit the project to find out just what it is.
Faux Cross Stitch Valentine's Day Gift from Mod Podge Rocks!Continue to 67 of 68 below.
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Ombre Striped Office Supplies for Valentine's Day
This set of ombre striped office supplies would make a wonderful DIY Valentine's Day gift for a friend. You'll use paint to create different shades of pink on a notebook, notepad, and pencil cup.
Ombre Striped Office Supplies for Valentine's Day from Lovely IndeedContinue to 68 of 68 below.
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You'll need to pucker up those lips to create this unique piece of artwork that your love can hang up and enjoy for years to come. Create a great look by using different shades of lipstick to make the kisses.