28 DIY Valentine’s Day Crafts and Homemade Cards

DIY valentines day crafts

DIY Valentine’s Day Crafts and Decorations

Now that my kids are getting a little bit older I am starting to realize how important it is to do things as a family to celebrate a holiday. It makes the holiday so much more fun and special. We could all use a little more celebration every now and then! It just requires a bit of effort on our part sometimes. 😉

Have fun creating something this year with the kiddos or with loved ones. Here’s a nice little round-up of some of our favorite homemade Valentine’s Day cards and DIY Valentine’s Day crafts…

Spruce up your home for Valentine’s Day with some of these fun craft ideas and tutorials…

1. DIY Valentines Heart Garland

Valentines Heart Garland DIY cropped

I love the colors of Valentine’s Day so I have a lot of fun decorating the house. These heart garlands put me in a good mood whenever I see them!

2. Wood Heart Craft

Wooden Heart DIY FB

This is such a unique craft – it’s made from branches! I really love this one, it’s just so simple but so interesting! Plus, it’s cheap to make since the main supplies – the branches – are free.

3. Paper Mache Candle Jar

DIY Valentines for Pennies

These DIY paper mache candle jars are a great Valentine’s decoration that you can give as a gift. Best of all, it will cost you pennies to make!

4. DIY Valentine’s Wreath

DIY valentine's day wreath

If you want to go all-out for Valentine’s Day this year, you need a Valentine’s Day wreath! This one shouldn’t take too long to make and then you can reuse it every year!

5. DIY Embroidered Heart

Embroidered Heart Decoration

This may look like a complicated craft that will take you days to finish, but it’s really not! This project was actually completed in an afternoon thanks to a simple burlap/embroidery combination.

6. Paper Book Hearts

DIY valentines day paper hearts

I LOVE these DIY paper book hearts. They’re so simple, elegant, and also cheap to make! You can make several of these and hang them up around your house.

7. DIY Valentine’s Day Banner

DIY Valentine's Mantle and Banner

Another great hangable Valentine’s Day craft, a cute “Love” banner! Get your crafting supplies out!!

8. Love Hand Print Sign

DIY Valentin'es Love sign - final

Get the kids involved in this super fun and simple DIY Valentine’s Day craft! These signs make for a great decoration, keepsake, or gift idea for the grandparents!

9. DIY Love String Art

DIY String art love

String art is so fun! This project can be used as a Valentine’s Day decoration but you could probably keep it up year round too.

Homemade Valentine’s Day Cards

We’ve put together some fun DIY Valentines ideas and created several free printables for you to use. Make your Valentine’s Day festivities even more fun, and still frugal! Many of these Valentines are especially awesome if you want to go the no-sugar route.

10. “You Blow Me Away” DIY Valentine’s Day Card

you blow me away valentine free printable diy valentine

DIY Valentine: You Blow Me Away {Bubbles}

11. DIY Hair Tie Valentine

DIY Valentine hair tie card

DIY Hair Tie Valentine {for YOUR girlfriends}

12. “You Light Up My Day” DIY Valentine’s Day Card

you light up my day diy valentine free printable

DIY Valentine: You Light Up My Day! {LED Finger Lights}

13. DIY Heart Crayon Valentine’s Day Card

heart crayon valentine

DIY Heart Crayon Valentine

14. “Thumbody Loves You” Valentine’s Day Card

Homemade valentine's day card

Thumbody Loves You Valentine

15. “Putty Good Valentine” DIY Valentine’s Day Card

putty good valentine card

DIY Valentine: Putty Good {Mini Noise Putty}

16. “You’re So Sweet!” DIY Valentine’s Day Card

You're so sweet Valentine card

Lollipop Valentine: You’re So Sweet!

17. “You Make My Heart Glow” Valentine’s Day Card

you make my heart glow free valentine printable

DIY Valentine: You Make My Heart Glow {Glow Sticks}

18. DIY Swedish Fish Valentine

swedish fish valentine card

DIY Swedish Fish Valentine

19. “I Mustache You a Question” Valentine’s Day Card

Mustache DIY valentine's day card

DIY Valentine: I Mustache You

20. DIY Styrofoam Tag

DIY valentine's day tags

Styrofoam Tag Valentines

21. “I’m Stuck on You” Valentine’s Day Card

I am stuck on you free printable valentine

DIY Valentine: I’m Stuck on You {Sticky Hand}

22. DIY Bouncy Ball Planet

bouncy ball planet valentine

DIY Valentine: Bouncy Ball Planet

23. “Just Poppin’ in to Say Happy Valentine’s Day” Card

DIY Valentine popper card

DIY Valentine: Just Poppin In {Poppers}

24. Homemade Candy Cane Hearts

Homemade candy cane hearts

Homemade Valentine: Candy Cane Hearts

25. “You Make Me Smile” Valentine’s Day Card

You make me smile DIY Valentines day card

DIY Valentine: You Make Me Smile {Lip Whistle}

26. Loopy Straw Valentine’s Day Card

straw valentine card

DIY Valentine: Loopy Straw

27. Valentine S’mores

Valentine smores

How To Make Valentine Smores

28. Valentine’s Day Treats

25 Valentine's Day Treats

Valentine’s Day Recipes

Have a Happy Valentine’s Day!

I hope you found something on this list that you’re excited to make! Let us know if you have any other DIY Valentine’s Day craft suggestions or homemade card ideas for us to try out!

Homemade valentine cards and decorations

Types: Crafts, Printables, Adult, Family, Kids, Teen
Categories: Decoration, Frugal, Gift, Inside The House, Valentines

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