30 Easy-to-Make DIY Valentine's Day Gifts

Because the best gifts require a trip to the craft store.

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A Night Owl/The Gunny Sack

When it comes to Valentine's Day, if you could give your loved ones the world, you would. DIY gifts that come from the heart are as close as it gets. Want more affordable (and adorable!) ideas? Check out these festive crafts and wreaths.

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Candy Box - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Mama Miss
Custom Candy Box

News flash: Getting your S.O. a box of chocolates isn't super creative. That's why you should stock up on their favorite sweets and make your own version instead.


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Valentine's Day Mason Jar - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
The Gunny Sack
Valentine's Day Mason Jar

Love comes in many forms. In this case, it's a jar full of knicknacks that will give your a valentine some overdue TLC.


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Dog Scarf - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Sarah Hearts
Heart Dog Scarf

Don't forget about Fido: Make your four-legged bestie a scarf that he'll proudly show off at the dog park.


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Succulent Gift Box

If your valentine has more of a green thumb than a sweet tooth, replace truffles with tiny succulents. (Just make sure you keep the chocolates for yourself!)

Get the tutorial »

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Dog Scarf - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Sarah Hearts
Conversation Heart Bags

Since they're the ones passing out the valentines, they should also help make 'em. Luckily, these customizable treat bags are easy enough for kids to make (as long Mom helps write names).

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Lace Throw - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Tidbits
Lace Throw

When she unwraps this lace beauty, she'll assume it's store-bought. Well, you fooled her.

RELATED: 45+ Valentine's Day Gifts for Her That Are Better Than Flowers

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Bath Bomb Hearts - Valentine's Day Gifts
Atta Girl Says
Bath Bomb Hearts

There's no better gift than peace of mind but a bubble bath comes pretty close. Pair with a bottle of wine for the ultimate at-home spa experience.


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Mason Jar Bouquet - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
A Night Owl
Mason Jar Bouquets

Stick her bloom of choice — peonies, roses, you name it! — in affordable mugs for the ultimate last-minute gift.

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I Spy My Valentine - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Mama Miss
I Spy My Valentine

Here's one way to prove that games (sequins, too!) are way more fun than candy.

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Hugs and Kisses - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
A Night Owl
Hugs & Kisses Mason Jar

We can all agree that the best kisses come in chocolate form. You know it's true.

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DIY Bath Bombs

Tailor these bath bombs to her needs: If she's stressed, add lavender essential oils. If she could use a mood boost, mix in jasmine.

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Love Potion - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
I Heart Naptime
Love Potion Labels

Stick these water bottles in your kid's lunch box so that they can feel the love even when you're apart.


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Candy Huggers - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Lia Griffith
Candy Huggers

Rather than settling for store-bought cards, help your kids DIY these cute critters to pass out to their classmates.

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Sugar Scrub - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Totally The Bomb
Strawberry Sugar Scrub

Soothing coconut oil, strawberry extract, and exfoliating sugar granules will make the receiver's skin as happy as their nose.


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Glass - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Thistlewood Farms
Custom Glass

Toast to another year of romantic bliss with a pair of etched glasses that you made yourself.

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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.

Get the tutorial »

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Hand Warmers - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Henry Happened
Hand Warmers

Keep their fingers warm and toasty with these lavender-scented hand warmers.

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Mason Jar - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
It All Started With Paint
Thumbprint Vase

This rustic vase is the sweetest way to display fresh flowers. Bonus points if you get your significant other or kids to help out.

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Heart Crayons - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Good Knits
Heart Crayons

Encourage budding artists to get creative with these colorful heart crayons. Best of all, they can create multicolor creations from a single heart.


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Date Night Jar - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Tastefully Eclectic
Date Night Jar

Enter the gift that keeps on giving: a jar filled with fun and easy things to do with your partner all year long.

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Lightbulb - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Design Sponge
Valentine Lightbulb

A standard-sized light bulb becomes an adorable keepsake thanks to heart-shaped "wires" and a personalized phrase.

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Punny Plants

Let love grow with by adding one of these LOL-worthy signs to a painted pot.

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Treat Box - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
The House That Lars Built
Glittery Treat Box

Add sparkle and shine with this heart-shaped gift box — then pack it with .

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Felt Pocket - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Purl Soho
Heart Pockets

These easy-to-make, colorful felt pouches are a sweet way stash candy.

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Marshmallow Jar - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Macey Foronda
Jar of Luck

Let's face it: Only receiving the marshmallows from a box of Lucky Charms is a childhood dream come true.

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Pop Up Card - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Lia Griffith
Pop-Up Card

A Valentine's Day card is always sure to give the warm and fuzzies, but a 3D one is even more memorable.

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Tissue Paper Flower Lollipops

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

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Initial Candle - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Hello Glow
Engraved Candle

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

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Coffee Sleeve - DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
Setting the Four
Coffee 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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Scratch-Off Coupons

The grand prize: a token of your affection.

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