We can’t resist creating when we see all the cuteness that Valentine’s Day brings! Love or hate the holiday, we can all get excited about creating using the pretty pinks, whites, reds, and purples associated with February 14.
Whether sharing the day with kids, a loved one, or enjoying a fun Galentine’s Day with your squad, these items can be created together, given away as gifts, or used to add a little love to your day.
There are so many beautiful craft ideas to follow – take a look at these Valentine’s Day crafts.
DIY Wire Heart Earrings
Maybe you haven’t made your own jewelry since friendship bracelets at summer camp – but these tiny heart earrings are a great way to start. The project is made by bending copper wire into a heart shaped earring. Simple and sweet!
Valentine Gnomes Made with Socks
Use striped fuzzy socks to make these adorable Valentine gnomes! It would be a fun project to make with kids for Valentine’s Day – but these gnomes are cute enough to use as a decoration too!
DIY Hanging Heart Tassels
Felt balls, yarn, tassels, and wooden heart shapes – a crafter’s dream! If you just want to add a nod to Valentine’s Day decorations without going over the top, these hanging heart tassels are perfect. You could make several and string together for a garland, or hang over a doorknob or hook.
All You Need Is Love Embroidery Hoop Art
This beautiful heart embroidery art is enough to make you want to make a run to the craft store and buy all the embroidery supplies! Such a sweet, subtle decoration to display during the month of February, or all year.
Cricut Personalized Water Bottle Tutorial
Break out your Cricut to make this gift idea to remind your teen, tween, or BFF you love them every time they take a drink – personalize a water bottle or tumbler with their name in a cute, lovey-dovey font.
Doily Honeycomb Ornaments for Valentine’s Day
Need a quick way to make a space festive? Doilies – the classic Valentine craft supply – are a foolproof way to make honeycomb ornaments. The House That Lars Built team even came up with a heart-shaped version.
Needle Felted Mug Cozy
No better time to learn a new cozy textile skill than the long dragging days of winter! This needle felted mug cozy really shows off the beauty of the wool roving.
Crochet Heart Beanie Pattern
Where are my crocheters at? The idea of making a heart-adorned beanie to wear around the holiday is so fun! If you live in a cold climate anyway, you might as well look festive when February 14 rolls around!
DIY Melt & Pour Chocolate Truffle Soap
You can have your (chocolates) and eat it too with this project! Allison of Dream A Little Bigger writes that she wanted to celebrate in a low-calorie way, so she created these chocolate truffle soaps. Not a bad idea!
Lavender Lip Balm Valentine’s Day Craft
How fun would it be to make your own lip balm and put it in cute containers? You could use these lavender-scented lip balms in a gift basket, or for Galentine’s Day party favorus as well!
Valentine’s Day Hat, Gloves and Scarf
Martha Stewart has an easy hack for giving a store-bought hat, gloves, and scarf some TLC: add pom poms, heart-shaped buttons, and stitch a heart into the weave of a hat.
Valentine Inspired Glitter Barrettes
Want an easy project to give your hair a little glam this February 14? Barrettes are back in full force, so let your nineties-loving heart rejoice in these bold, glittery barrettes! The project is made with cookie cutters, oven-baked clay, and glitter.
Pom Pom Heart Valentine’s Box
If you have kiddos making Valentine’s boxes this year for school, join in on the fun by making this pom pom heart box. Oh, and make one for the kids as well!
Heart Attack Valentine’s Day Sweatshirt Sewing Project
This beginner sewing project stitches ombre felt hearts to a sweatshirt (or tee). Perfect for feeling festive while running errands during the day, or celebrating a cozy Valentine’s at home.
Love To Cuddle Crochet Heart Pillow Pattern
Another lovely crochet project, one that doesn’t scream “Valentine’s Day” and can be used year round. Or, of course, you can save it for a special item to bring out every February. The choice is yours! Get the crochet DIY Valentine’s Day pillow project here.
Do It Yourself Heart Candles
Experiment with adhesive vinyl even if you don’t have a Cricut! Simply use a heart-shaped scrapbooking punch to cut the heart shapes out of adhesive vinyl, and stick onto dollar store candles. Brilliant!
How to Make Rose Bath Bombs
If you’ve been wanting to learn to make bath bombs, why not make some rose bath bombs this Valentine’s Day? You could have a bath bomb making craft night with girlfriends for a Galentine’s Day party!
Easy Wooden Valentine Love Letter
An easy-to-make wooden love letter is so sweet for Valentine’s Day. The neutral shades would fit in well with existing home decor. Use it to give your a mantel or bookshelf a little bit of love!
Conversation Heart Gift Box
We couldn’t do a heart day craft roundup without mentioning conversation hearts! The iconic Valentine’s day candy has inspired loads of crafts and DIYs all over the internet, but these homemade heart boxes covered in felt to mimic a pinata just might be my favorite!
Valentine Heart Wand Tutorial for Kids
Chocolate Ring Pops Recipe
Put a ring on it! These over-the-top DIY chocolate ring pops are yummy AND cute–and don’t worry, no baking skills required–just melt, add edible glitter, pour into a mold, and set! Instant bling.
Heart Doily Balloons
These balloons are unbelievably simple! Adding heart doilies to a balloon tail gives them a super special feel. Surprise your family, office, classroom, or friends with these on Valentine’s Day morning to make the day feel like a celebration.
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