Top 14 DIY Valentine’s Day Crafts To Try This Year

We’re all excited about Valentine’s Day and I’m sure you have something special planned for this year. But what about the little things? Valentine’s Day is more special if you make some of the things yourself. It doesn’t have to be anything very elaborate. It’s the little things that matter.

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Let’s start with something simple. Take a candle and carve your initials in it. Use a linoleum cutter. Then trace the design with a golf leaf pen.{found on henryhappened}.

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Now let’s try something different such as for example cement hearts. You’ll need heart-shaped silicone molds and an alphabet stamp set as well as craft paint. You basically make these small cement hearts and then you personalize them. You can also paint them if you want.{found on lovelyindeed}.

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Make a small wreath and hang it on the door. You can use olive branches like you see here or any branch or vine you can find in the garden (rosemary, ivy, etc.). hang it with ribbon from the handle.{found on site}.

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Another easy project can be to make hand-painted mugs. For this occasion you can draw hearts on the mug or you can write things like love or sweet messages. All you need is ceramic paint.{found on lacquerandlinen}.

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You can also personalize plates as well. Write or draw things on the plates using permanent marker and then put them in the oven to make them food-safe as well as microwave and dishwasher-safe.{found on site}.

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Painted glass jars are always beautiful and you can find a way to use them on Valentine’s Day too. So pick a color you like, paint the jars, let them dry and then you can use them as vases and put flowers in them to make the table look more romantic.{found on justagirlandherblog}.

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How about a romantic snow globe? This one has a wooden bench in it, like the one you used to sit on with your loved one. Make the bench from popsicle sticks and paint your initials on one of them. For snow you can use glitter.{found on alionsnest}.

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Make something sweet and practical like these Valentine’s Day coasters. Make stencils using tape or adhesive vinyl and paint the shapes on simple cork coasters. Let the paint dry and your coasters are ready to be used.{found on viewfromthefridge}.

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Another rather easy craft is a heart-shaped wreath. You can buy a grapevine heart or make it yourself. Then decorate it with moss and some air plants. Glue them all onto the wreath or use twine to attach them.{found on knowhowshedoesit}.

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A fun thing you can make is party poppers with a twist. First make heart confetti, then make a photo banner and then assemble the popper. To make the banner, print photos on white cardboard in a grid and punch out your favorite ones. Glue them onto a piece of twine and then get ready to make the popper. Cut a toilet paper roll in half and tape the ends of the banner to the inside and stuff the banner inside. Place the tube on tissue paper, roll it and fill it with confetti. Make sure the twine comes out the end.{found on flaxandtwine}.

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This is one of the easiest crafts you can make for Valentine’s Day: a cross-stitched heart. Take a piece of cardstock, some yarn in the color of your choice and a hole punch. Use a template to make the holes for the heart and then use a big needle and yarn to make the design.{found on henryhappened}.

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Here’s how you can make some rustic coasters to use for the Valentine’s Day dinner. Take some wooden coasters cut from logs and some chalkboard paint. Draw a heart on each coaster and then fill the shape with chalkboard paint. Let it dry and then write with chalk on it.{found on whilewearingheels}.

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Champagne can’t miss on such a special occasion so an interesting idea can be to personalize the champagne glasses. You could draw gold polka dots on them for example. You’ll need plain glasses, liquid gilding paint and a small wooden dowel.{found on lovelyindeed}.

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Here’s how you can make a candle jar. You need a jar, ribbon, mate black spray paint, painter’s tape, a black marker and a white paint marker. Put tape on the jar where you want the hearts to be, draw the hearts and cut the excess with an x-acto knife. Spray paint the whole jar and then remove the tape. Draw dashed lines around the hearts and a bow at the top.{found on curlymade}.