20 DIY Valentine Gifts Anyone Can Make

Want something romantic yet out-of-the-ordinary to give your partner and show you care? Here are 20 DIY Valentine cute and easy gifts that anyone can make!

Creativity 10 min read Feb 14, 2023
20 DIY Valentine Gifts Anyone Can Make

There’s no better feel-good gift than something handmade. Using just your imagination and a few basic supplies, you can create do-it-yourself Valentine’s Day gifts that are thoughtful and unique. Today, we share 20 creative DIY Valentine’s gift ideas for him or her that are sure to surprise your sweetheart on date night!

1. Chocolate box filled with homemade chocolates

A chocolate box filled with homemade chocolates is a treat that your sweetheart will love. All you need is chocolate mould (preferably heart-shaped) and some melted chocolate. Pour the melted chocolate into your mould, let it sit for a few minutes to harden, and then pop out your chocolates. And then, top it all off with a ribbon-wrapped chocolate box, which you could also personalize by putting your own message or picture on.

2. Something delicious and baked from scratch

Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to bake something delicious. One popular V-day gift you can do is heart-shaped cookies, which are not only a great way to show your sweetheart that you care, but are also super easy to make! You can find plenty of cookie recipes online, or try making your own version with some chocolate chip cookies. Whether you want to make a heart-shaped cake, cookies, or cinnamon rolls in heart-shaped tins, there are plenty of recipes out there for you to try.

3. A homemade journal with twenty reasons why your partner is special

Fill a journal with twenty reasons that your partner is special and put it in their hand on Valentine’s Day. They will love reading through the reasons and will be reminded of how much you love them. Decorate the journal with pictures of the two of you together, and make it look as beautiful as possible. This is a great gift for partners who love writing or reading.

4. A photo album of your relationship

Among this list of DIY Valentine crafts, this one may be the most sentimental. You can create an entire photo album of your relationship together, with all the pictures that you have from different times in both of your lives. It’s a great way to show them how much they mean to you and help them feel more connected with you as well!

5. “I love you because” notes in a jar, one for each day of the year

This is a great gift for your partner to give them something to look forward to each day. You can put together the notes ahead of time and then just leave them in the jar. Then, each morning they can read the note and know that you’re thinking about them!

6. Scrabble tile keychain

This is a super cute gift for anyone who loves Scrabble, and it’s also easy to make! All you need are some Scrabble tiles (be sure they’re not too old if you want the writing to still be legible) and some keychain hooks. Then, you can arrange the tiles to your term of endearment, glue them together, and attach the keychain hook to the top tile. It’s a cute gift that will be useful for them and also make them smile every time they use it!

7. Photo transfer to wood

This is a great gift for your partner, or even as a little present for yourself! You can use old photos of you and your loved ones and transfer them onto wood. This is a great way to create something that would make a lovely addition to any home.

8. Photo love canvas

This is a great gift for partners who love photography. You can create a customised canvas of your favourite photos together, put it in a frame, and hang it up in your home. You could even use some of your wedding photos and create a beautiful piece of art that will be cherished for years to come. It’s a great way to show off how much you love one another!

9. Heart-shaped Jell-O treats

This is the perfect sweet treat for any romantic occasion. You can make heart-shaped Jell-O treats using a mould, or by simply cutting out heart shapes with cookie cutters. You could even get creative and use different colours to represent different flavours or things that you love about them.

10. Rose cake pops

This is a beautiful way to make any cake even more special. You can decorate your cake pops with red rose petals or edible glitter for a really romantic touch!

11. Home spa treatment

A DIY home spa treatment is a great treat that will allow your partner to relax and unwind after a rough day. A home spa treatment can be anything from a relaxing bath with rose petals to cucumber slices over your eyes or even a foot massage.

12. Heart bookmark

If you’re lucky enough to have a partner who loves reading, then this DIY heart bookmark is the perfect gift. You can make them out of paper or even use ribbons and beads so that they look more like jewellery than bookmarks!

13. DIY mason jar candle votives

If you’re looking for a gift that will last, then why not make your partner some mason jar candle votives? They’re easy to make and can be reused again and again. DIY Mason Jar Candle Votives This simple project only requires three things: mason jars, tea lights and wax.

14. Flower bouquet made from the pages of a book

If your partner loves reading, then this gift is perfect. You can make a flower bouquet using the pages of a favourite book by cutting out different shapes in the paper and arranging them into flowers! This is a great way to recycle old books too.

15. Valentine’s bubble bath

Valentine’s Day is a great time to get your partner in the mood for love. You can create your own Valentine’s Day bubble bath by adding some rose petals and essential oils to the water. Rose petals are known for their aphrodisiac properties, so this will help get both of you feeling romantic!

16. Felt envelopes

If you’re feeling crafty, these felt envelopes are a great way to show your partner how much you care. You can use them to store love letters and cards, or even to store some small items from your favorite memories together. If you’re feeling extra romantic, try adding a little something special to the envelope before sealing it with a kiss!

17. Heart-shaped soaps with embedded gifts inside

These adorable heart-shaped soaps are a great gift for your partner. You can make them even more special by embedding small gifts inside, like jewelry or small tokens of affection. You can even fill them with edible treats like candy! If you’re feeling extra creative, try making your own soap recipe and adding some fresh ingredients like lavender or rose petals to give it a romantic scent.

18. Felt heart pillow

If you’re looking for a simple but heartfelt gift, why not give your partner a felt heart pillow? They’re an inexpensive and easy DIY project that will show how much you love them. This easy-to-make pillow is made from felt and stuffed with polyfill. You can use any colour combination you like best!

19. Homemade brownies or cookies in a jar

Homemade brownies and cookies rank high among popular Valentine’s day DIY gifts for foodies. You can easily make some homemade brownies or cookies in a jar. Simply mix up any type of cookie dough and pour it into a clear glass jar with a lid, then decorate the outside with heart stickers or stamps. This is one of those gifts that will not only look cute but will taste delicious as well.

20. Sweetheart mugs

Like many of the Valentine craft ideas on here, this one’s a simple DIY project that you can do in minutes. Just paint a couple of mugs with red or pink nail polish then write something sweet like “You’re the love of my life” or “We go together like coffee and cream” on them. You could even top it off with some glitter and stick on some heart-shaped candy.

You don’t have to be a crafty genius or spend a lot of money to make your own homemade Valentine’s gifts. Just put your heart into it and let your creativity shine through!

Surprise them with DIY Valentine crafts!