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Valentine's Day DIY: Gifts, Décor, and Food

February 6th, 2013 - 3:21 PM

Do you love getting crafty? Valentine’s Day is perfect for DIY stuff.  Not only is the day full of cute stuff like hearts, glitter, and all things pink, but your heartfelt work is ideal for the day of love! If you’re looking for some Valentine’s Day DIY ideas for gifts, décor, and food, check out these great ideas.

DIY Valentine Gifts

Anybody can buy a box of chocolates or a teddy bear, but if you take the time to actually make a Valentine’s Day gift for your loved one, your gift will be treasured. These homemade Valentine gifts are simple DIY that can pack a big punch.

Valentine’s Day Soaps
Anyone in your life, from coworkers to kids to your honey, would love these cute Valentine’s Day soaps. They’re super easy to make and are adorable! Just follow the simple directions from My Own Road.  She even includes some free printables for the tag!


Valentine's soaps

Valentine’s Day Chalkboard Mug
Who wouldn’t love this cute chalkboard mug from The Idea Room! This craft is super simple – all you need is a mug, chalkboard paint, and a stencil.  This DIY Valentine gift is one that can be used over and over!


Valentine's chalk board mug

Valentine’s Day Origami Roses
My husband hates giving flowers because they die. But he could make me some of these origami roses for Valentine’s Day! You just need some colored paper, wire, and some time for folding. Follow the easy directions at Instructables.com to learn how to make your sweetheart paper roses for Valentine’s Day.


Valentine's Origami Roses

DIY Valentine Décor
I’m guilty of over-decorating my house for every holiday, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. I can’t wait to make some of these cute homemade Valentine’s decorations. DIY stuff is a simple way to spruce up your home on a budget. 

Valentine’s Day Printables
One of my favorite ways to DIY decorate my home for the holidays is with printables. They’re so easy – you just print them and stick them in frames around your house. Super simple! I’m in love with this adorable printable from the Bonjour! Blog. I’ve never seen so many easy DIY decorations for Valentine’s Day.


Valentine's Day Printables

Valentine’s DIY Food
The way to the heart is the through the stomach! I know that is true for my sweets-loving husband. I might make him one of these homemade Valentine’s Day treats this year.

Valentine’s Day Fortune Cookie
How cute is this giant fortune cookie? Moore Minutes created these adorable treats. You can fill them with any love note, or you could even use the note to propose marriage! How romantic!


Valentine's Fortune Cookie

Valentine’s Day snacks
You can make some festive snacks at home for your Valentine. This Valentine Confetti is a yummy mix of popcorn, candy, and candy coating. You can find the directions here at Nest of Posies.  She also made some printable tags for the Valentine Confetti here. I just love when they make DIY so easy!  Just print, cut, and attach these tags to your bags of goodies.


Valentine's Day Snacks

Valentine’s Day DIY: Gifts, Décor, and Food – What will you do?
No matter what route you choose to go, from gifts, to decorations, to food, take some time to make something homemade this Valentine’s Day. The day isn’t about extravagant gifts; it’s about the simple, heartfelt gestures. Do you have any other ideas for DIY Valentine gifts, decorations, or food? Leave me a comment below!