40 Valentine's Day Crafts to Make You Feel the Love

These heartfelt gifts and décor are literally made with love.

Valentine's Day Crafts
Kate Bennis

Cupid can't do it all: Shower your friends and family with love with these simple yet sentimental crafts that double as affordable gifts and home décor. Because nothing says "I love you" like a trip to the craft store.

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Treat Bags - Valentine's Day Crafts
Alice & Lois
Valentine's Treat Bags

Pass out sweets — hugs and kisses too! — in these adorable goodie bags.


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We Are Knitters
Happy Cushion Knitting Kit
weareknitters.com
$55.00

Even novice knitters can create a heart-shaped pillow from scratch by following this easy guide. Choose from 30 different yarn shades to match your home's color scheme. 

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Candy Hearts Garland - Valentine's Day Crafts
Tell Love and Party
Candy Hearts Garland

Want to really blow him away? Trade the typical sayings for inside jokes and sweet nothings that only he'd understand.

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Love Coupons

Create customizable cards with your "honey do" list to give your partner a good laugh.

Get the tutorial »

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Letterboard Cupcake Toppers - Valentine's Day Crafts
Design Eat Repeat
Mini Letterboard Cupcake Toppers

Talk about a trendy cupcake. There's no glue or paint required: Just download the printable, attach it to a toothpick, and enjoy!

Get the tutorial at Design Eat Repeat »

RELATED: 44 Valentine's Day Desserts for Your Sweetheart

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Yarn Heart Wreath - Valentine's Day Crafts
Design Improvised
Yarn Heart Wreath

Here's a fun — and super thrifty — way to fill up blank wall space.

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Felt Mobile - Valentine's Day Crafts
Sew Yeah!
Felt Heart Mobile

If you're not a fan of traditional pinks and reds, make a monochrome mobile with white or gray felt.

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Table Runner - Valentine's Day Crafts
A Night Owl
Heart Table Runner

Give your Galentine's dinner table a little extra somethin' somethin' with this sweet and simple runner.

Get the tutorial at A Night Owl »

RELATED: 40+ Perfect Valentine's Day Recipes for a Cozy Night at Home

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Branch Heart - Valentine's Day Crafts
Shades of Blue Interiors
Branch Heart Wall Art

Get your kids involved in making this rustic décor by challenging them to collect as many twigs and branches from the backyard as possible.

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Yarn Heart - Valentine's Day Crafts
Tidbits
Yarn Heart

String these pretty-in-pink hearts together to make a garland that gives off a warm and cozy vibe.

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Amazon
Wooden Heart Box Craft Kit
amazon.com
$6.36

Kids can decorate this box with glitter and gems before storing all their treasures (read: ) inside.

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Votive Candle Holders - Valentine's Day Crafts
Practically Functional
Votive Candle Holders

Because if you're going to burn candles this time of year, you might as well give them a glittery glow.

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Tic Tac Toe Snack Craft - Valentine's Day Crafts
The Sippy Cup Mom
Tic Tac Toe Snack Craft

A snack and craft all in one — happy Valentine's Day to you!

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Button Heart - Valentine's Day Crafts
Tidbits
Button Heart

This precious heart will serve as a reminder of your love.

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Thumbprint Heart Jars - Valentine's Day Crafts
It All Started with Paint
Thumbprint Heart Jars

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.

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Scratch-Off Cards

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."

Get the tutorial »

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Unicorn Valentine's Card Box - Valentine's Day Crafts
Alice & Lois
Unicorn Valentine's Card Box

If — we repeat: if — this box makes it back from the classroom, stick it on her dresser to hold all of her odds and ends.

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Etsy
Custom Cross Stitch Pattern
etsy.com
$24.00

This personalized pattern almost looks as good as the real thing — and by that, we mean you and your S.O. Get a pattern made with a photo of you and your beau before stitching to your heart's content. 

RELATED: 45 Perfect Valentine's Day Gifts for Him

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Mailbox - Valentine's Day Crafts
Design Improvised
Floral Mailbox

If only the mailman could deliver to this mailbox instead...

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Jewel Frame - Valentine's Day Crafts
Design Improvised
Jewel Picture Frame

That macaroni picture frame has nothin' on this bedazzled beauty. If you're giving it as a gift, swap the cute graphic for a photo of you and your sweetheart(s).

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Punny Plants

Grow your love — and green thumb — with this easy-to-follow craft.

Get the tutorial »

RELATED: 30 Indoor Plants That Are Almost Impossible to Kill

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Polish Chandelier - Valentine's Day Crafts
Elise Capener
Polish Chandelier

Considered a classic craft to the Polish, pajaki is way simpler to make than it looks. To DIY, connect straws and scrapbook paper together using twine and yarn.

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Pipe Cleaner Hearts - Valentine's Day Crafts
Tell Love and Party
Pipe Cleaner Hearts

Once the make a batch of these sparkly hearts, the choice is yours: You can stick 'em on gifts, connect them as a garland, or use them to dress up your table.

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Footprint Heart Craft - Valentine's Day Crafts
The Best Ideas for Kids
Footprint Heart Craft

Proof that that most meaningful gifts are the simplest. Parents, grandparents, close relatives, and godparents will cherish this print for years to come.

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Canvas Heart Art  - Valentine's Day Crafts
Design Improvised
Canvas Heart Art

Instead of investing in pricey seasonal decor, add pom-poms, stickers, and lace doilies to blank canvases.

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Mason Jar Bouquets - Valentine's Day Crafts
A Night Owl
Mason Jar Bouquets

For those who love the idea of crafting but hate actually doing the work, these bouquets require barely any creativity, skill, or time. (Plus, they make a seriously sweet gift for loved ones.)

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valentine's day puzzle
Alison Gootee/Studio D
Heart-Shaped Puzzle

This miniature puzzle won't be as complicated as the 1,000-piece one you're trying to finish but it'll still bring the same kind of joy.

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Mary Costa
Smooch Balloons

These balloons are dressed 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 stamp.


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Cute Succulent DIY Valentines

Gift greens — the fun kind — by wrapping up an in a heart-shaped box. There's a present in store for you too: all of the leftover chocolate!

Get the tutorial »

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The House That Lars Built
Secret Heart Gift Wrap

Thoughtful gift wrapping makes the best gift even sweeter. Elevate plain old brown wrapping paper by using an to create glittery pop-up hearts.

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