If you can't hire Cupid himself to decorate your home for the holiday, this list of so-pretty Valentine's Day DIYs — using everything from mason jars to pretty banners — will do the trick.
Write in your own presents with these custom DIY coupons. Don't forget to include a coin so the lucky recipient can find out what they "won."
Start with blank jigsaw pieces (you can scoop up a set on ) and glue on a beloved photo. Make it a challenge and write a message on the back before scrambling it up.
Shh ... these are made with stickers, but why not go for the real thing? Purchase white balloons, put on your favorite red lipstick and use your lips as a literal DIY stamp.
Thoughtful gift wrapping makes a thoughtful gift even sweeter, but you don't have to go the pricey route. This blogger elevated plain old brown wrapping paper by using an to create glittery pop-up hearts.
Carving your and your love's initials into a tree trunk is an iconic way to express devotion. Why not bring the outdoors in? This blogger used a pretty birch stump and, after carving, placed it on her mantel. It's a perfect Valentine's Day craft, but one you'll want to keep up all year.
On the 14th, run the warm water, pour yourselves a glass (or two) of wine, and pop one of these babies into the tub. Ahhhh.
Stage a soft and romantic Valentine's Day scene on your mantel, the focal point of your living room. A worn windowpane, shabby chic "LOVE" lettering and blush pink roses make for a lovely base. Simple objects, like skinny candles, goblets, and back-turned books, add rustic touches.
Valentine's Day snail mail just got way better: This blogger's mailbox DIY required little more than spray paint, dollar-store mailboxes, and patterned lettering.
There's something about this perfectly punchy pom-pom wreath that makes us smile. The multi-toned color palette offers a pretty variation to plain red and pink and would add a pop of love and cheer to any front door.
This blogger made these Valentine's Day pillow covers using pillows she already had. (Talk about budget-friendly!) This DIY requires a bit of work, and some sewing know-how, but that red and white pop-out heart pillow is more than worth it.
For each heart, add your fingerprint to a painted mason jar, then have your partner add theirs. On Valentine's Day, you'll have a perfect place to put your flowers.
Spell out your love with this simple felt and burlap DIY. Scrabble touches (point scores and all) add a whimsical touch to this endearing craft.
Lacey candle holders make for a soft and beautiful Valentine's Day gift. Just picture 20 of these scattered around a room — perfectly romantic, no?
Skip overpriced store-bought bouquets and follow these simple steps to personalize a valentine nosegay. Add compact blooms like roses and ranunculus stem-by-stem until you reach the size you want. Wrap a rubber band around the stems for grip and trim stems. Tie with a ribbon, wrapping it completely around stems, then doubling back to tie a bow. Voila!
Homemade confections say, "I love you ... a lot." Nestle homemade goodies into an empty clear plastic six- or 12-egg carton, cutting out the inner plastic flap and cushioning treats with mini-cupcake liners. Add a sweet valentine note under the lid using double-sided tape, and wrap with festive ribbon.
Let your love light shine this Valentine's Day with a thoughtful gift that's easy to make in multiples: customized candles. Pick up basic pillar candles and sheets of colored beeswax from a crafts store. Push heart-shaped cookie cutters into the beeswax to create hearts and then press the hearts onto candles. A tip: If the shapes are too stiff to adhere, melt them slightly with a hair-dryer set on low heat.
Store-bought cards are fine-just-fine, but the best cards come from the heart. Take a note from this artist, whose DIY heart pop-up card made our hearts skip a beat. After creating, add your own sweet nothings and make your Valentine one happy husband.