25+ Easy-to-Make DIY Valentine's Day Gifts

There's a crafty idea for every special someone on your list.

Make cute homemade Valentine's Day gifts using succulents and chocolate boxes.
Erin Phraner

This year, surprise your loved ones with something homemade. From pop-up cards to a mason jar full of Lucky Charm marshmallows (!), these ideas won't disappoint.

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I Heart Naptime
Love Potion Labels

Get your kids in the Valentine's Day spirit by removing existing water bottle labels and replacing them with these free "love potion" . Crack these water bottles open and love just might fill the cafeteria. Is it magic or just a mother's love?


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Punny Plants

Let love grow with by adding one of these silly signs to a painted pot. Top the soil with for even more color. 

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Atta Girl Says
Bath Bomb Hearts

There's no better gift than peace of mind, but a DIY bath bomb to use in a hot, rela soak comes pretty close. Pair with a bottle of wine for the ultimate home spa experience. 


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Tissue Paper Flower Lollipops

Use up leftover holiday wrapping supplies by crafting a sweet bouquet. A hides in the center of each bloom!

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Good Knits
Heart Crayons

Show little ones just how much you love them (and encourage budding artists!) with these heart crayons. Kids can create multicolor creations from a single heart.


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Totally The Bomb
Strawberry Sugar Scrub

This DIY body scrub tastes as good as it smells. Soothing coconut oil, strawberry extract, and exfoliating sugar granules will make the receiver's skin as happy as their nose.


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Write-Your-Own Love Coupons

Reflect on your time together as couple with these customizable love coupons. Go romantic or funny — or a little bit of both. 

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Succulent Gift Box

If your valentine has more of a green thumb than a sweet tooth, replace truffles with . Then you can keep the chocolates for yourself (no shame)! 

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Thistlewood Farms
Custom Glass

Toast to romantic bliss with your sweetie using an etched glass you made yourself.

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Henry Happened
Cozy Warmers

Keep their fingers warm and toasty with these heart-shaped (and lavender-scented!) hand warmers.

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Scratch-Off Coupons

Mix a little paint with some , and you can make your own lotto cards. The grand prize: A token of your affection. 

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The House That Lars Built
Glittery Treat Box

Add sparkle and shine with this heart-shaped gift box — then fill it full of .

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Design Sponge
Love That Glows

A standard-sized light bulb becomes an adorable little keepsake thanks to heart-shaped "wires" and a sweet pun.

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Purl Soho
Sweet Treat

These easy-to-make, colorful felt pouches are a sweet way to give or .

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How About Orange
Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Pick up a box of jumbo red or pink paper clips and bend them into heart-shaped designs, perfect for clipping on a love note.

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Sugar and Cloth
Wrap Star

Use red, pink, or white tissue paper, buttons, and twine to dress up a box of chocolate, specially packaged by you.

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Lia Griffith
Pop-Up Card

A Valentine's Day card is always sure to give the warm and fuzzies, but a 3D handmade one is that much more special.

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It All Started With Paint
Crafty Vase

With a skill level of super-easy (and not many materials required), this rustic vase is perfect to display a few blooms. Bonus points if you get your significant other or kids to help out.

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Hello Glow
Initialed Candle

Forget a tree trunk. Carve you and your loved one's initials inside of a heart on a pretty, scented candle instead.

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Macey Foronda
Marshmallows Only

Let's face it: Only receiving the marshmallows from a box of Lucky Charms is a childhood dream that we still think about today.

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Visual Heart
52 Reasons

Whether it's a meaningful, touching gesture they did — or they just took over your turn doing the laundry — fill every deck of 52 cards with reasons why you love 'em.

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Lia Griffith
Candy Huggers

Take a break from store-bought cards. Help kids DIY these little critters to pass out to their classmates instead.

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Courtesy of Setting for Four
Fuzzy Sleeve

Knit a coffee cozy for someone who you know likes their cup of joe to go. Extra credit: Add a sweet message (like "xoxo") and stitch it onto a heart-shaped piece of felt.

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Green Wedding Shoes
Petal Power

Profess your love with a giant, paper bloom — and unlike the real deal, these flowers won't wilt.

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Budget Girl
Date Night Jar

A jar filled with kind, fun and easy things to do with your partner = a stress-free Valentine's Day.

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Stories by Me
Stackable Mementos

Decorate blocks with your favorite photographs — a nice break from the traditional picture frame.

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