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18+ DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Valentine

From bouquets of red roses to boxes of assorted chocolates, gifts are a big way of celebrating Valentine’s Day. In fact, every year more than 36 million heart shaped boxes of chocolates are sold in the United States. And not to be outdone, flower sales reach an estimated 50 million on Valentine’s Day across the world. But if you’re tired of roses and chocolates, you may be looking to gift something more original or meaningful to your Valentine. So, if you’re looking for stand-out DIY Valentine’s Day gifts, we’re here to help. Check out our ideas below to help you get started crafting the perfect Valentine’s Day gifts for the most romantic holiday of the year.  

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DIY Valentine Gifts for Anyone

Glitter Tea Light Luminaries

Looking for a gift that will shine a light on the love and appreciation you have for your Valentine? Try crafting these glitter tea light luminaries from Happy Hooligans. It’s an easy project with stunning results sure to impress your Valentine.

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Valentine’s Day Magnet Board

Looking for a gift that’s both useful for your Valentine but also showcases some of your favorite memories together? Consider making a Valentine’s Day magnet board. These board make perfect gifts that can be used every day of the year. And don’t forget to add a couple customized photo magnets to the board to help your Valentine get started!

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Valentine Painting Ideas

Handmade projects show effort and appreciation for your loved ones, and a special painting is no exception. With so much creativity shown in your custom painting, make it extra special by turning it into a framed art print. And if you’re helping your kids make hand-painted gifts, make sure to check out our Valentine’s Day Printables for outlines to help them paint something amazing.

Cute DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day T-Shirt Transfers

These DIY T-shirt designs make perfect gifts for kids and their friends for Valentine’s Day. Follow Skip to My Lou’s step by step instructions for a craft with results as fun as they are easy to create.

Valentine Puppy Chow

Puppy Chow makes up a festive and tasty Valentine’s Day snack, perfect for anyone on your gifting list. Skip to my Lou features a Puppy Chow recipe with only six easy ingredients– and they produce an adorable Valentine treat.

cookie bouquet for DIY Valentine's Day gift

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Cookie Bouquet

Liz on Call created a beautiful cookie bouquet recipe that you can easily replicate for your own Valentine. Customize your cookie decoration to wish your loved one well and remind them how much you appreciate them in your life.

Cute Candy Gifts: Printable Tic Tac Toe

Looking for a Valentine gift as fun as it is sweet? Then check out Skip to my Lou’s printable tic tac toe craft. The games easily attach to the back of a candy pack, making them a perfect Valentine all by themselves or an additional gift to a DIY Valentine basket.

Cute Candy Gifts: Sprinkles

Who doesn’t love sprinkles? Make your Valentine’s day a little sweeter by including this easy DIY gift from Skip to my Lou. It makes a cute addition to any gift basket with perfectly balanced sugar and humor.

Cute Candy Gifts: Candy Wrappers

Improve the classic candy bar’s look with this DIY present from Skip to my Lou. Pick out your Valentine’s favorite treats and add these cute and festive wrappers to help make your loved one’s Valentine’s Day extra special.

Valentines Day Mason Jars, Love Jar Ideas

Mason jars make perfect DIY Valentine’s Day gifts thanks to their versatility. Whether you decorate yours with with paints and ribbon, fill it with love notes for your Valentine. Or simply fill it with your loved one’s favorite candle – it’s a gift to impress. Make sure to check out our resource on mason jar ideas for extra inspiration.

Romantic Homemade Gift Ideas For Boyfriend

Valentine’s Day Socks

Remind your boyfriend (or any loved one) of how warm and fuzzy he makes you feel with the gift of cozy socks. This printable Valentine gift is available on Skip to my Lou, and it’s a perfect way to celebrate with your loved one.

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Open When Letters

Give the gift of love with a basket full of open when letters. They’re a perfect DIY gift that help share the love on Valentine’s Day as well as through the rest of the year.

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Valentine’s Day Coasters

Looking for a gift that’s as useful as it is special? Create a set of special Valentine’s Day coasters for your loved one so they can be reminded of your love every day in the years to come.

Romantic Homemade Gifts For Girlfriend

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Valentines Day Photo Mug

Make something for your girlfriend or significant other that she can start every morning with. These photo mugs are easily customized to reflect your love and appreciation for each other – and they pair great with a hot chocolate and marshmallow gift basket!

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Customized Trivet

Trivets make useful, unexpected, and beautiful gifts. Customize one for your girlfriend with your favorite photos of the two of your together for a perfect Valentine’s gift.

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Valentine Canvas Ideas

Is there a special photo of the two of you from the last year that hasn’t yet made it off your phone? Or do you have a favorite snapshot from the start of your relationship you want to highlight? Turn it into the ultimate Valentine gift by customizing a canvas print.

Long Distance Relationship Gifts DIY

desk calender as a DIY Valentine's Day gift

Desk Calendars

Long distance relationships are all about communication and looking forward to time spent together. Highlight the love shared despite distance by gifting a customized desk calendar. That way you’ll be able to mark off the next time you can look forward to seeing each other.

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Why I Love You Book DIY

For the ultimate DIY Valentine’s Day gift idea, consider taking the time to craft a “Why I Love You Book.” These photo books capture and commemorate the special times you and your Valentine have spent together. They help you highlight all the things you love about each other in a gifts that lasts forever. Make sure you check out our Valentine’s Day photo book ideas to help you get started.

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