Valentine’s Day (friendship and love), the sweetest & happiest time of the year is just around the corner. Celebrate valentine’s day this year or even little decorations to brighten up your home or gathering area. And give a cute gift of love on this V-Day and show your affections with something extra special and romantic.
Bored of roses and chocolates? Give your relationship a much-needed boost this Valentine’s Day with these unique DIY cards and gifts. There’s everything from do-it-yourself cards, homemade crafts, and gifts you won’t be able to find in your local store…
Why is Valentine’s Day Celebrated?
Celebrated this day in the honor of the great Saint Valentine. At that time, the king of Rome had forbid his soldiers from the “right to love” and “right to marriage”. It was Saint Valentine who revolted against the restraint. Slowly and steadily his message of love and hope spread far and war, and the world started celebrating Valentine’s Day as “the day of love”, on 14th of February every year.
50+ Romantic Valentine’s Day Card and Gift Ideas
On this special day, young and old lovebirds gear up to convey their undying love for each other and nothing can beat the power of heart melting gifts. The most difficult task here is choosing that perfect Valentine gift that is as special as your relationship.
So give them a unique handmade item or something personalized to show just how much you care. For the best Valentine’s Day gifts, celebrate with a gift that holds significance for you and your sweetheart. We gathered up 50+ of the BEST Valentine’s Day Cards and Gift Ideas to share with you today & you are going to love these! Everything from DIY art projects, kids crafts, home decor, & keepsakes…we got you covered!
Crayon Heart Boxes
Non-candy Valentine idea: These decorated boxes turn a simple gift into a fun Valentine’s day present.
Valentine’s Pompom Bouquet
Creating these fabulous pom pom bouquets for you to host your very own crafternoon party! No green thumb needed to keep this bouquet alive.
DIY Glittery Heart Block Puzzle
Fun little puzzle Valentine: Turn simple wooden blocks into glittery heart puzzles and they are a blast.
DIY Notebook Paper Treat Bags
Valentine treat bags are quick, simple and inexpensive to make from regular school notebook papers.
Rainbow Hear Shaped Sock Pillows
DIY handmade gift (rainbow-coloured hearts) for your Valentine from your lonely unpaired socks.
DIY Party Poppers for valentine’s day
The perfect favor for your Valentine’s day party. Use old cardboard rolls, pretty paper, and candy to make these poppers.
Valentine’s Day Ombre Pencils
Turn plain pencils into stylish Valentine’s day gifts with a simple paint job.
DIY Love Bugs
These golden love bugs are a fun and unexpected gift for your better half or your kiddos on February 14th.
Peppermint Infusion Bags
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Fill a handmade heart-shaped tea bag with smashed peppermint candies to make a Stylish and Sippable gift for your loved ones.
Felt Heart and Twine Sweetheart Vase
This vase gives a personal touch to a heartfelt bouquet.
Required material: a mason jar, baker’s twine, red felt, a large needle, glue or tape.
DIY Heart Wooden Coasters
Perfect little love coasters for a Valentine’s Day gift.
DIY Valentine’s Day succulent planters
Give someone an easy-to-care for bit of greenery. These sweet little planters will last much longer than a bouquet of flowers or a bag of cinnamon hearts and the punny plant stakes will make your friends smile.
DIY Heart Magnets
Make clay magnetic cute little hearts to adorn your loved one’s fridge.
DIY Conversation Hearts Pinatas
Turn cardboard heart mini boxes into little candy-filled pinatas for your loved ones.
Love Roack – Do it Yourself
Color rocks of different shapes and sizes, then seal with a layer of Modge Podge. Great for your gardening friend, or leave these little love rocks around my neighborhood for unsuspecting people to find once the weather cooperates.
Lemon Drops Jar
Decorate a mason jar, fill it with lemon drops or any lemon flavored candy.
Valentine’s Day Photo Box
This is perfect for displaying photos of you and your loved one within this adorable keepsake photo box. Personalize the box by painting it his favorite color and inscribing your initials on the lid.
DIY Heart blanket
The cozy blanket calls for a throw blanket, some all surface paint, a paintbrush, a pair of scissors, some cardboard, and cork for the construction. Once you cut out the cardboard hearts in three different sizes, you work up stamps by adding corks to the back of the hearts. The magic comes into play when you stamp the paint-coated hearts onto the blanket in a gradient pattern in terms of their sizes, and that’s all!
DIY Valentine’s light bulb
This is perfect gift idea that can be placed on the bedside table, and used for reading or writing when in bed. The first step towards building the bulb is to hollow out a regular light-bulb, adoring it with a cute love note written exclusively for your special someone, and voila! The breathtaking part about the bulb is those two tiny hearts made out of bright red wire, replacing the filament with utmost grace. Apart from the light-bulb itself, you are going to need to collect a red thin gauge wire, pliers, screwdriver, safety goggles, a scrap piece of wood or wood cube, pins, paper and pen, wire cutters, hammer, nails, and a hot glue gun to bring the project to life. The heart filaments are inserted into the piece of wood underneath the bulb that has got the love note attached to it with pins.
DIY Love Potion Bubble Bath
Decorate little bottles of bubble bath like so and hand them out to all your friends.
Easy Heart Tote Bag
DIY tote bag to carry the boxes and boxes of chocolates that suitors will be leaving for you on Valentine’s Day? But if you’re lacking chocolates then you could also let your children use this as their Valentine’s Bag for their candy and cards simply by writing them name in the heart with a permanent marker.
Valentine’s Day hearts stitched together
Heart Page Marker
Simple Heart shaped bookmarks using decorative paper and hand them out to friends and family.
A jar of reasons why you love him
Decorate a small glass jar with felt hearts, ribbons, and other decorative items. This unique gift can be added to a shelf as a decorative piece, and can be customized with a personal message from you.
Takeout Candy Boxes
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Turn a plain takeout box into a cute candy holder.
Custom Chocolate Wrappers
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You can’t go wrong with chocolate, but it’s even better when wrapped in custom cut-out papers.
Glittered Heart Boxes
Decorate cardboard boxes with layers of colorful glitter, then fill them with candy. Little homemade gift for someone you love.
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