Valentine Idea Round-up #1: DIY Gifts

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so if you are like me you might be scrambling to get ready! That’s why we are so excited to be part of this crafty Valentine’s Day Round-Up, organized by The Dating Divas. They gathered a bunch of creative websites to show off some favorite Valentine’s Day ideas for the next four days—some are new, and some are “oldies but goodies” from past years. We can’t WAIT to share the creativity! Today’s theme? Amazing DIY gifts that you can whip up for your special someone (or special someones) this coming Valentine’s Day!

Here we go…..

#1) Lucky In Love Scratch-Off Cards {The Dating Divas} – Show your spouse how lucky you are to have them this Valentine’s Day! Follow this simple tutorial to create scratch off cards to reveal your love for them.

#2) Love Story Pallet Art {Sweet Rose Studio} – Create a special piece of rustic art for your special someone using pallet boards, paint, vinyl, and one amazing quote!

#3) Hate Ironing? I Do! {HowDoesShe?} Perfect gift for him (and you)! Ironed shirts. You’ll love it as much as he does.

#4) Felt Valentine Fortune Cookies {Somewhat Simple} – Give your sweetheart some love coupons in a new, creative way!

#5) “How Do I Love Thee?” Countdown {The Dating Divas} – If you can think of 24 reasons why you love your sweetheart, you are already halfway done with this project! An adorable way to show your love by using a muffin tin and FREE printables!

#6) Made With Love {Eighteen25} – Giving the gift of a homemade treat is a great way to show someone you love them. And we’re sharing a cute little tag to help you prove it.

#7) Frayed Cut-Out Applique Valentine’s Shirt {iCandy Handmade} – We love to make Valentine’s Day shirts for our kids to wear on the big day. Whip one of these up and gift it to them on V-day morning!

#8) ABC’s of What I Love About You {Somewhat Simple} – Think of characteristics you love about your spouse for every letter of the alphabet and find photos that illustrate the qualities on your list. I’ll show you how to put them together to create a fun mini book printed and bound professionally for less than $5!

#9) Love Buckets {Brown Paper Packages} – Give the gift of love with these darling love buckets! Each day the members of your family can leave each other little love notes, making the countdown from February 1st to the 14th extra special!

#10) Thumbprint Valentine’s {Brown Paper Packages} – Put a personal “touch” on Valentines for friends and family this year—perfect for parents, grandparents, and more!

#11) Be Mine Banner {Polkadot Chair} – What better way to surprise your sweetheart on V-Day than by “spelling it out” for him! Recycle an old book into a fun banner perfect for Valentine’s Day!

#12) Valentine Button Necklace {Blue Robin Cottage} – Create a darling Valentine’s gift by making this unique and charming embroidered fabric button heart necklace.

#13) Valentine’s On The Hour {Thirty Handmade Days} – A genius idea for your loved one – give a gift throughout the day on the hour….includes sticker templates!

#14) “Hooked On You” Pail {Lil’ Luna} – Easy and cute, these pails are perfect for anyone you’re “hooked on!”

#15) Magnetic Heart-Shaped Shoe Clips {Polkadot Chair} – Have any fashionistas in your life? Use some might magnets to make some fun interchangeable shoe clips for a present! Great for lovey dovey day 🙂

#16) DIY Felt Valentine Envelopes – Pottery Barn Style {The Crafting Chicks} – Make your own felt Valentine envelopes to fill with treats and love notes for your kids! FREE love mail printable, too!

#17) Chair-Back Valentine Envelope Knock-off {iCandy Handmade} – The perfect stash for your child’s little Valentine goodies!

#18) Pocket Kiss Flip Book {Brassy Apple} – Blow a kiss to your sweetheart wherever they may be!


#19) Valentine’s Kit {Blue Robin Cottage} – Looking for the perfect Valentine’s gift for your hubby? Make him a Valentine’s kit with all the things in it he loves! This tutorial even includes a Free kit card printable!

#20) “Cross My Heart” Pillow {Polkadot Chair} – Looking for a present for a holiday decor queen? Here is a fun tutorial for a quick and easy pillow to make for that fabulous friend to display on Valentine’s Day!

#21) Big Hunk Candy Bar Bouquets {My Insanity} – With some bamboo skewers and a little hot glue, you can make Big Hunk bouquets to give to your husbands. This post also features a FUN “Amazing Race” date you can do on Valentine’s Day!!

…and there you have it! A BUNCH of fun gift ideas to try out this coming Valentine’s Day! Check back tomorrow for even MORE Valentine’s Day ideas!


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