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55 Easy DIY Valentine's Day Gifts That Are Packed With Love

Cute and romantic ideas for the special people in your life.

i dig you treat bags
Mike Garten

As Valentine's Day approaches, the search for the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your loved ones begins. If you're looking to make the day and your present extra special (and full of love) leave behind your usual store-bought gifts and opt for one that's homemade.

By making your gift DIY Valentine's Day gift, you're showing the special people in your life that you can put on your crafting hat and create something extremely personal for them. When you start thinking of what to make, be sure to keep their passions and interests in mind to create something that will remind them of you even when the holiday is over. Or, perhaps even better, you can create something they can eat when they're craving a sugary treat!. Whatever you choice, it will definitely be out of the box, so they are sure to be impressed.

From homemade bath tea and lavender sachets to heart-felt gift baskets and cross-stitch socks, browse through our list of DIY Valentine's Day gifts that are easy, useful and make for perfect last-minute presents.

diy valentines day gift ideas peaches and cream soap
Happiness is Homemade
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Peaches and Cream Soap

Gift your loved one this homemade peaches and cream soap. It smells delicious and takes only 10 minutes to make!

Get the tutorial at Happiness is Homemade »

diy valentines day gift ideas heart vase
A Kailo Chic Life
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Geometric Heart Flower Vase

This vase is unique, colorful and made out of a paper mâché heart box. It's also beginner friendly as it's super-easy to create.

Get the tutorial at A Kailo Chic Life »

diy valentine's day gift ideas balloon card
The Best Ideas for Kids
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Valentine Balloon Craft

This idea is kid-friendly and a fun one to make with others. Take a picture of you (or your kids) pretending to hold a balloon to get this craft started. Family and friends will love the creativity.

Get the tutorial at The Best Ideas for Kids »

diy valentine's day gifts resin conversation heart paperweights
Lovely Indeed
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Resin Conversation Heart Paperweights

Gift these adorable resin conversation heart paperweights to your friends or your valentine. Adding a heartwarming (or funny) message give it a special touch.

Get the tutorial at Lovely Indeed »

diy valentine's day gift ideas candy bar arrangement
Made by Carli
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Rae Dunn Clay Mug Candy Arrangement

Gift them all of their favorite things with this clay mug candy arrangement. Using a Rae Dunn clay mug (or one of your choosing), stuff it with a bunch of goodies and treats (don't forget the chocolate!).

Get the tutorial at Made by Carli »

diy valentine's day gifts heart bookmark
Hey Let's Make Stuff
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Heart Bookmark

Bookmarks always make great gifts (especially if they're a book fanatic). Making one that's small, colorful and heart-shaped is the perfect Valentine's Day gift. When they use it to save their page, they'll always think of you.

Get the tutorial at Hey Let's Make Stuff »

diy valentines day gifts ideas jelly bean box
Just Destiny Home
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Jelly Bean Box

Do you or your kids have a favorite teacher (with a sweet tooth)? Gift them this jelly bean box. Include a variety of jelly bean colors and choose a red or pink ribbon for a sprinkle of Valentine's Day flair.

Get the tutorial at Just Destiny Home »

diy valentines day gift ideas macarons
Sugar & Cloth
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Valentine Arrow Cookie Picks

Bake your own colorful macarons or purchase them at the store. Making these cute arrow picks adds an extra sweet touch.

Get the tutorial at Sugar & Cloth »

diy valentines day gift ideas keychains
A Beautiful Mess
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Photo Keychain

Gift any family members one of these cute photo keychains. Include images of your kids or your favorite photos from special moments in your life. Complete it with a pom-pom or V-Day-themed trinket.

Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess »

diy valentins day gift ideas button heart
TIDBITS
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Button Heart Keepsake

A fun craft to make with younger kids, this can be hung anywhere, including their desk at work.

Get the tutorial at TIDBITS »

diy valentines day gift ideas heart keychain
Club Crafted
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Embossed Heart Keychains

We're obsessed with these heart-shaped keychain with words like "BAE," "LOVE" and "BFF" embossed on the front. We have a feeling your teens will love them too.

Get the tutorial at Club Crafted »

fingerprint heart trinket dish
Design Improvised
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Fingerprint Heart Trinket Dish

Let your kids be the heart of this dish by turning their fingerprints into adorable painted hearts.

Get the tutorial at Design Improvised »

diy valentines day gift ideas rope coaster
DIY Beautify
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Heart-Shaped Rope Coasters

These heart-shaped coasters make stylish table decor. They can even be left out all year.

Get the tutorial at DIY Beautify »

diy valentines day gift ideas clip cards
The House That Lars Built
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Hair Clip Cards

Valentine's Day and cards go hand in hand. Find or purchase colorful clips (red, white and pink suggested) and attach them to your cards to create a super cute design.

Get the tutorial at The House That Lars Built »

diy valentines day gift ideas suede earrings
Hey Let's Make Stuff
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Suede Heart Earrings

Once made, these earrings are ready to wear and cute for any accessory lover.

Get the tutorial at Hey Let's Make Stuff »

diy valentines day gift ideas squishy heart cards
Happiness is Homemade
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Squishy Heart Valentine Cards

Gift your BFF or romantic partner your homemade squishy heart card. Kids will also love them for the sponge-like feel and sensory experience.

Get the tutorial at Happiness is Homemade »

i dig you treat bags
Mike Garten
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"I Dig You" Treat Bags

Everyone will appreciate this punny goody bag, especially when they dig up the chocolate coins and gummy worms.

SHOP SMALL PLASTIC SHOVELS

Get the tutorial »

coffee chocolate mixers
Mike Garten
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Coffee Mug Mixers

Add some heart — and sugary sweetness — to their morning coffee with these custom mix-ins. Pour melted chocolate onto silver or plastic spoons, and top with mini chocolate chips, nuts, peppermints, and other flavor-packed garnishes.

bubble bath gift set
Sugar and Charm
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Bubble Bath Gift Set

Especially if you're celebrating Valentine's Day miles away from one another, pack a box with all the makings for a self-care night, like a mini bottle of bubbly, bath salts, and a soy candle.

Get the tutorial at Sugar and Charm »

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Custom Reed Diffuser

Use different essential oils to create a fragrance blend that they're guaranteed to love, whether it's packed with sweet scents (almond and vanilla) or bursting florals (lavender and magnolia).

Get the tutorial »

friendship bracelet valentines day card
The House That Lars Built
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Friendship Bracelet Valentine's Day Card

Make a bunch of friendship bracelets for all of your closest pals, which boast a deeper meaning that you're threaded together for life.

Get the tutorial at The House That Lars Built »

RELATED: The Best Valentine's Day Gifts for Friends

bath tea
A Pumpkin & A Princess
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Bath Tea

Tailor this bath tea blend to fit her fragrance and flower preferences, everything from lavender and chamomile to dried roses and gardenias.

Get the tutorial at A Pumpkin & A Princess »

origami heart flower bouquet
Design Improvised
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Origami Heart Flower Bouquet

Using a simple origami technique, make a dozen heart-shaped flowers for a bouquet that'll last well after February 14.

Get the tutorial at Design Improvised »

valentines day wine labels
Club Crafted
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Printable Wine Labels

Don't show up at your Galentine's Day gathering empty-handed. Instead, stick a custom label with sweet sentiments to any wine bottle (psst, rosé is best for the occasion).

Get the tutorial at Club Crafted »

RELATED: Sweet Galentine's Day Gifts for Your BFFs

valentines bread loaf
Kristi Murphy
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Bread Loaf Valentines

Since you know they'll get their fair share of heart-shaped chocolates, give 'em something that they'll least expect: a fresh loaf of bread. Finish it off with a punny wrapping — "I loaf you" or "Somebody loaves you" — so they get the joke.

Get the tutorial at Kristi Murphy »

magic wand valentine
A Kailo Chic Life
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Magic Wand Valentines

Spell out your love with these rainbow-colored valentine cards, paired with a pencil wand. Just tell your valentine to use the pencil whenever they need some magic.

Get the tutorial at A Kailo Chic Life »

lavender sachets
Flamingo Toes
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Lavender Sachets

Your relationship is wild and fun, which is why these lavender-scented sachets are essential to bring some calm to her life. Pick a fabric that suits her style, fill it with fresh herbs, and sew accordingly.

Get the tutorial at Flamingo Toes »

heart socks
Club Crafted
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Heart Cross-Stitch Socks

Small, tidy strokes of fabric paint create an illusion of cross-stitched hearts, which is great news for all novice crafters.

Get the tutorial at Club Crafted »

baked with love gift basket
A Night Owl Blog
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Baked with Love Gift Basket

Rather than crafting, lean on your talents (a.k.a. shopping on Amazon) to whip up budget-friendly gift baskets for your galentines, complete with mixing bowls, measuring spoons, and baking embellishments.

Get the tutorial at A Night Owl Blog »

flirty fortune cookies
Club Crafted
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Flirty Fortune Cookies

Just because you've already won your valentine over doesn't mean you can't bring out your flirty side on Valentine's Day. Instead of traditional fortunes, fill these chocolate-dipped fortune cookies with pick-up-lines or flirty messages.

Get the tutorial at Club Crafted »

RELATED: Delicious Valentine's Day Treats to Make

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