55+ DIY Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

More than 55 DIY gift ideas for your valentine on Valentine's Day.

Cute Valentine's Day gifts don't have to be hard! You can make any of these DIY Valentine's Day gift ideas in an afternoon and be ready to surprise your love on V-day.

I have lots of DIY Valentine gift ideas for your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife and even your kids.

You get a Valentine's Day gift! YOU get a Valentine's Day gift! EVERYONE gets a Valentine gift!!!

(I feel like Oprah!)

But seriously: These fun crafty Valentine's Day gifts are all easy to make and will make you feel extra clever while you're at it. 

Because while flowers are nice, the very best Valentine's Day gifts have love infused into them by being handmade.

The Very Best Valentine's Day DIY Gift Ideas You Can Make

Get lots of great Valentine's Day gift ideas that you can make yourself at home! Lots of gift ideas for him, for her, for kids and more. Includes DIY valentine's day gift ideas for husband, wife, boyfriend, girlfriend, kids and more.

Valentine's Day DIY Gifts for Him

This homemade soap makes a great gift for the men of your life this Valentine's Day season
All-Natural Homemade Bar Soap for the Man in Your Life
from Pink Fortitude 
This homemade soap had a perfect combination of "man-scent" and skin-nourishing moisturizers. Make this soap for the men in your life this Valentine's Day!

This DIY recycled cardboard roll project is a great way to express what you love about him
Cardboard Roll Mini Album - 10 Things I Love About You
from Making Manzanita
This recycled cardboard roll was turned into a vintage-inspired mini alum with a special Valentine's Day theme. This is a great, meaningful DIY Valentine's Day gift for your special someone.

cool craft to make from old jeans - a heart garland with pockets for love notes
Heart Garland from Old Jeans
from Creative Green Living
Turn an old pair of jeans into a heart garland to hang on your mantle or across your bed. Fill the pockets with love notes from you to say the things you love about him.

This You Light Up My Life Valentine is a cute homemade DIY type card for that someone special
Glow Sticks Free Printable Valentine Card 
from Happy Deal - Happy Day!
"You Light Up My Life Valentine" is a great play on words with this glow in the dark homemade card!

Hot chocolate bombs are all the rage this year. These can cost $5-$13 each in stores or on Etsy but they aren't hard to make! Whip up a batch for your man and customize them with his favorite flavors by adding things like candy canes, caramel and more!

I love you to reese pieces is a cute way with words for a homemade valentines day gift
Reese's Pieces Valentines with Free Printable Tags
from Down Redbud Drive
These 'I Love You to Reese's Pieces' Valentine's are a great gift for just about anyone! They are super easy to make for last-minute gifts too!

This homemade DIY muscle rub cream is a perfect gift for valentines day
from The Artisan Life
This homemade magnesium cream is perfect for sore muscle or winding down for the night!

These homemade DIY date night cards make a perfect Valentine's Day gift
from Play. Party. Plan.
These cards make a perfect gift for Valentine's Day especially for those couples that could use new date ideas!

This easy DIY Valentines Day map gift is a perfect gift for lovers.
Simple Cute Personalized Map Gift for Lovers
from Pillar Box Blue
This sweet framed personalized map gift is a perfect gift for the man in your life. The framed heart is made of two maps of places that are special to each of you.

This cute homemade Valentine's Day gift is a great way to tell your sweetie you love them
Alphabet of Our Love Book DIY Valentine Book
from Mandy's Party Printables
There are so many different ways to tell your sweetie you love them. Instead of opting for the typical card, go the DIY route and create this book!

This DIY homemade beard balm makes a great Valentine's Day gift for him
Best Beard Balm Recipe to Make at Home
from Happiest Camper Homestead
This homemade all-natural beard balm helps keep facial hair neat and in its place.

With free and easy printables, making these personalized candy bars are a fun way to express your love.
DIY Valentine's Day Chocolate Wrappers with Free Printables
from Francine's Place Blog
With these free printables, making these personalized Valentine's Day chocolate bars are a breeze! A great way to let someone know you care!

Valentine's Day DIY Gifts for Kids

11 cute heart painted rocks are a fun DIY craft the whole family can enjoy for Valentine's Day
11 Ways to Paint Heart Rocks for Valentine's Day
from I Love Painted Rocks
With step by step instructions learn how to make these cute Valentine's Day inspired painted rocks.

These cute unicorn headbands make a a wonderful homemade Valentin's Day Giftr
How to Make a Unicorn Headband with FREE Printable Pattern
from Creative Green Living
These cute unicorn headbands are a great DIY Valentine's Day gift for classmates or friends. With the free printable pattern, it makes this an easy craft.

These cute homemade dollar origami make great Valentine's Day gifts
How to Make Heart-Shaped Dollar Origami for Valentine's Day
from Happy Deal - Happy Day
Here is a really easy way to fold a dollar bill into heart-shaped dollar origami.  This is perfect to use as a cute little gift with a Valentine card – great for kids or grandkids!

pink valentine's day bath bomb with heart shaped sprinkles
Valentine's Day Bath Bombs with Sprinkles
from Creative Green Living
Make these easy bath bombs with heart-shaped candy sprinkles - they smell sweet just like candy hearts but without any artificial fragrances.

Use these free printabls to make this fun memory game with ease this Valentine's Day
Printable Valentine's Day Memory Game
from Play. Party. Plan.
These DIY Valentine's Day memory games are perfect for classroom parties or just a fun Valentine's Day fun at home!

These homemade easy DIY magnets are a great keepsake gift for Valentine's Day
"THUMB body loves you" Thumbprint Magnets
from RedTedArt
These thumbprint heart magnets make wonderful keepsakes to make for Valentine's Day!

These cute painted pots are a cute way to let the kids in your life know that you love them
Sparkly Painted Clay Pots
from Sustain my Craft Habit
These cute painted terra cotta pots can make a child feel special this Valentine's Day. Just stuff with little love notes, candies or other small mementos to let them know how much they are really loved.

A simple, easy DIY Valentine's Day gift to show your love
from Party with Unicorns
Simple DIY Valentine's Day explosion box is a great way to share your feelings than with this homemade gift from the heart.

Sending these fun "heart attacks" in the mail will show them how much you love them this valentines day
Sending Grandpa and Grandma a "Heart Attack"
from The Keele Deal

Giving someone a "Heart Attack" is a fun way to show your love for them. These "heart attacks" are a fun way to send love in the mail!

use your extra terra cotta planters for this cute homemade Valentine's Day gift
Love Bug Candy Dish
from The Growing Creatives
This cute homemade Valentine's Day gift is a great way to use terra cotta planters that you have laying around. Make a great gift for parents, grandparents, teachers or anyone else who could use a Valentine's Day smile!

These cute homemade mini Valentine's treat boxes are easy to make for anyone
Easy DIY Mini Valentine Treat Boxes
from Everyday Savvy
 These cute mini Valentine treat boxes are so easy to make and you can make easily make someone’s day just a little more special.

These cute homemade Buckaroo Valentines are easy to make and fun to give
Buckaroo Valentines
from A Cowboy's Life
Have a little cowboy in your life? Then these adorable western themed valentines are for them!

This edible conversation heart slime is safe for even the littlest of slime lovers
from The Soccer Mom Blog
This edible conversation heart slime is super wiggly and jiggly and it's taste-safe!

The cute homemade Lego Valentines will be a big hit for the kids
from Down Redbud Road
Kids will be pretty excited to give these Lego Valentines this year!

These DIY Valentine's Day craft is a great way to recycle old plastic food containers
Recycled Plastic Valentine Hearts
from Sum of Their Stories.com
This adorable Valentine's Day craft is a great way to recycle your old plastic food containers and nail polish! 

These cute homemade valentines day bookmarks make great gifts for those book lovers in your life
Valentine's Owl Corner Bookmark Gift Idea for Kids
from Red Ted Art
These cute Valentine's Owl corner bookmark makes a great gift idea for kids, teachers and all of the book lovers in your life!

These hugs and kisses valentines make a perfect homemade gift for anyone
Hugs and Kisses Valentines with Free Printable Tags
from Down Redbud Drive
 These Hugs and Kisses Valentines are the perfect classroom gift, or gift for your kids, or even for teachers!

Valentine's Day DIY Gifts for Her

These cute DIY heart mugs will make anyone feel special on Valentine's day.
Glittered Mason Jar Heart Mug
from Creative Green Living
I wanted to make something special for Valentine's Day so I created this cute DIY Valentine's Day Gift. Who wouldn't feel special sipping from their very own sparkly heart jar?

The easy homemade DIY personalized photo blocks are great for grandparents
Valentine's Day Photo Cube
from One Crazy Mom
This adorable DIY photo block is a great gift for loved ones. This project could easily be used for other occasions as well.

stamped plant marker from a can lid
I Love You Plant Marker from Can Lid
from Creative Green Living
Save your can lids before tossing them in the trash to turn into a cute plant marker that declares your love for your valentine.

Using a Dremel rotary tool you could make this cute homemade drilled heart necklace for your sweetheart
How to Make Carved Heart Stone Jewelry
from Creative Green Living
If you have access to  Dremel rotary tool you could make this cure drilled heart necklace for that special Valentine in your life.

Stamped Love Rock
from Michelle's Party Plan It
Transform a plain rock into a special token of your love for her to keep on her desk or carry in her pocket.

make this beautiful melted crayon as a homemade Valentines gift everyone will love
DIY Melted Crayon Art - Heart Canvas
from RedTedArt
This stunning melted crayon art is a beautiful way to express your love to that special someone!

Easy mermaid bath sprinkles make a great DIY valentines day gift for your mermaid loving friends
Fizzing Mermaid Bath Salts
from Creative Green Living
These delightful mermaid-inspired bath fizzy sprinkles are easier to make than bath bombs. Use heart sprinkles to make this a cute Valentine's Day gift.

These map roses are a great DIY Valentine's gift for your sweetheart
How to Make Simple but Beautiful Map Roses
from Pillar Box Blue
Who doesn't like receiving a bunch of flowers? These flowers will last for years to come.

This organic lotion bar would be a great homemade Valentine's Day gift for her
Super Easy Lotion Bar Recipe
from Balance Restore Energize Align
This lotion bar recipe is so easy to make and will hydrate and moisturize your skin. This lotion bar is made with organic beeswax, essential oils, and more. A natural lotion bar she will swoon over.

This homemade reasons I love you jar makes a perfect valentines day gift for him or her
Create a Reasons Why I Love You Jar with Free Printables
from Saturday Gift
This love jar is all about good vibes and love! There are pre-written slips you can use as well as blanks to write your own! Anyone receiving this gift is sure to feel loved!

Homemade keepsake box for those lovebirds in your life for Valentine's Day
Elegant Resin Pour Memento Box
from Sustain my Craft Habit
With Valentine's Day right around the corner its the perfect time to make this memento box for the special lovebirds in your life.

This homemade DIY Sharpie mug is a great gift for Valentine's Day and other holidays
How to Make a DIY Sharpie Mug that's Washable
from Feeling Nifty
Create this beautiful, gift-worthy Sharpie mug with some simple markers and a mug. And you'll learn what to do so your beautiful designs don't wash off!

This homemade lip sugar scrubs helps your lips stay healthy for kissing your Valentine
Homemade Almond Honey Lip Sugar Scrub
from The Artisan Life 
This lip sugar scrub tastes amazing and doesn’t have any icky petroleum ingredients or funny chemicals. In fact, you could eat it! Get ready for kissing that special person for Valentine's Day!

Use this DIY Lush inspired bath bomb recipe to make homemade valentines day gifts
DIY Lush Inspired Bath Bomb Recipe
from Creative Green Living
Learning how to make bath bombs isn't hard. These bubblegum smelling Bath Bombs are a great DIY Valentine's Day Gifts for those "sweet"ies in your life!

This cure homemade Valentine's Day cuff is a perfect gift for that coffee or tea lover in your life
No-Sew Felted Coffee Cuff for Valentine's Day
from Dukes & Duchesses
This cute Valentine's Day cuff is perfect for the hot drink lovers in your life. Also, a great way to repurpose the old outdated sweater you have sitting in the back of your closet!

Cute, easy, homemade heart shaped wine cork trivet is perfect for Valentine’s DayDIY Wine Cork Trivet
from Aileen Cooks
Make this fun and easy heart-shaped wine cork trivet for Valentine’s Day and use it all year long!

This DIY body scrub that smells like cinnamon, sugar, and coffee will make a great homemade Valentine's Day gift.
DIY Exfoliating Coffee and Sugar Scrub
from Creative Green Living
This DIY body scrub that smells like cinnamon, sugar, and coffee. Add an "I like you a latte" tag and this would make a great Valentine's Day gift.

Easy, cute Valentine's Day heart sugar cubes are great for the tea and coffee drinkers in your life
Learn How to Make DIY Sugar Cube Hearts
from Gathering Beauty
Make Valentine's Day extra sweet with these DIY sugar cube hearts!

This darling year of dates gift is a great DIY gift for the one you love with these pre-planned dates
Year of Dates Gift
from What's Up Fagans?
Planning out dates eliminates the ever-annoying question of "What do you want to do?" With these pre-planned dates, they encourage more quality time with the one that you love!

Easy, inexpensive Valentines day craft to make for loved ones
Easy DIY Valentine's Puzzle Heart Art
from And Then Home
This Easy DIY Valentine’s Puzzle Heart Art is a quick and inexpensive craft to create. 

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About the Author:

Carissa Bonham is a lifelong crafter and mom of two creative boys. The owner and lead writer at Creative Green Living, she won the Craftys Award for the "Best Craft Blogger" category in 2016 and the ShiftCon award for "Best DIY Blogger" in 2018 and the "Best Green Lifestyle Blogger" from ShiftCon in 2019.

Her creative pursuits don't stop at crafts - she is also the author of the hardcover cookbook, Beautiful Smoothie Bowls (Skyhorse, 2017) and several ebooks. Her projects have been featured in magazines like Kids Crafts 1-2-3, Capper's Farmer and Urban Farm Magazine. Follow her on PinterestInstagramTwitter or join the Creative Green Living community group.
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1 comment

  1. Hi Carissa - What a fun roundup of Valentine DIY gifts. PINNED! Thank you for including my man-soap. My heart is full of gratitude! Hugs, Holly


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