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“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and the doesn’t hurt.”

 -Charles M. Schulz

This post is all about the best DIY Valentine’s gifts!

Are you looking for the perfect DIY gift idea for Valentine’s Day this year?

Valentine’s Day is coming up soon, and it can be hard to find the right gift for your significant other. Sometimes a DIY gift is the way to go over a store-bought gift. 

DIY Valentine’s gift are a thoughtful and easy way to celebrate your significant other!

From funny to heartfelt to unique, these are the best DIY gifts that will show how much you care this Valentine’s Day.

1. Jar of Kisses


Jar of Kisses

This is such a cute and simple DIY Valentine’s gift idea. All you need is a mason jar and a bag of Hershey’s Kisses. Then just add a notecard that says “Kisses for when I’m not around” and you’re done. This is definitely a “sweet” gift idea your significant other will be sure to love!

2. Sweet Valentine’s Day Card


Speaking of sweet, here’s another candy-related gift you can easily make. This is a super creative and fun DIY Valentine’s gift that is perfect if your significant other has a sweet tooth! You just need to track down the different candy bars, and then get a poster board for writing the card.

3. Open When Card

“Open when” cards are a thoughtful gift idea that is perfect for Valentine’s Day. You basically just write a series of letters for different scenarios… For example, “Open when you’re having a bad day” or “Open when you miss me.” This is a great gift idea if you want to make something super personalized for your boyfriend/girlfriend.

4. Candy Tackle Box

Candy Tackle Box

This “Hooked on you” candy tackle box is such a unique and sweet gift idea! You’ll need a plastic tackle box and then you just fill it with candy plus make the card to go along with it. Super cute and creative. Plus, who doesn’t love getting a whole box of candy for Valentine’s Day?!

5. Ticket Shadow Box

This is a great way to showcase all your memories together, such as movies, concerts, and other events you’ve attended together. You can buy a plain shadow box and customize it by stenciling “Admit One” on the background Then you fill it with mementos from all the time you’ve spent together. (Or if you haven’t kept things, this is a great tradition you can start now!)

6. Jar of Starbursts

Jar of Starbursts

I love this idea because pink and red Starbursts are definitely my favorite! 😉 This is  another really easy but cute idea. All you need is a mason jar and a bag of Starbursts. (That link actually takes you to a package of all pink and red Starbursts.) Then add a label saying “Baby, you make my heart burst!” Super simple, but adorable.

7. Date Night Ideas Jar

I love this creative gift idea! You just fill a mason jar with Popsicle sticks and write a different date idea on each one (you can also color code by date type, like outdoor dates, indoor dates, free dates, etc.)

8. DIY Photo Frame

This is a simple and crafty DIY Valentine’s gift your significant other is sure to love! All you’ll need is a picture frame, twine, mini clothespins for hanging photos, and wooden letters which you can find at most craft stores.

9. Mini Liquor Box

Mini Liquor Box

Every minute that is spent without you is a moment that is wasted.” Ha, get it?!

This is a fun and clever gift idea. You just need some mini liquor bottles and a heart-shaped box (an empty box of Valentine’s Day chocolates will work!)

10. Valentine’s Day Snack Box

Who doesn’t love snacks?! This is a super cute DIY Valentine’s gift that is really easy to put together. You just need a box to fill with all the different snacks, and then create the labels to go along with each one. 

11. You Knock My Socks Off

You Knock My Socks Off

Socks might not be the most exciting gift in the world, but I have to admit this is kind of adorable! Just get some cozy wool socks and add a notecard saying “You knock my socks off!” Super simple and cute gift idea.

12. Reasons I Love You A-Z

Reasons I Love You A-Z

Finally, here’s a thoughtful DIY Valentine’s gift that shows how much you care. For this one, you’ll just need 26 notecards and you write a reason why you love your significant partner from A-Z on each one. Your significant other is sure to appreciate this unique and heartfelt gift!

I hope you found the perfect Valentine’s Day gift idea for your sweetheart.

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