21 Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For All Ages

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Valentine’s Day is a time of year when hearts are aflutter, and the air is filled with sweet anticipation. You could be a diehard romantic or someone just looking to spread a little extra love. But there’s no denying that there’s something magical about Valentine’s Day that captures our hearts.

But why do we love celebrating Valentine’s Day so much? Well, it’s not just about roses and chocolates (although they are always welcome) It’s a day dedicated to expressing love in all its beautiful forms – whether it’s with a partner, family, friends or even showing some self love.

Giving a gift on Valentine’s Day reminds us to stop and celebrate love. Because let’s face it, love is what truly makes the world go round!

There’s also something incredibly special about the thought and effort that goes into selecting the perfect gift for someone you care about. While I love diamonds as much as the next girl, I equally love a thoughtful hand-made gift. To me it’s just as special as a nice piece of jewelry that you’ll cherish forever.

This got me thinking about unique and specially hand-made gifts that you could sell to make extra money today. Selling hand-made items online is easier than ever with social media and the ease of setting up an online shop.

After seeing how popular hand-made Christmas craft ideas were, it has made me consider making and selling my own hand-made goodies! It’s clear that there are heaps of people who love hand-made items as much as I do!

So, if you’re ready to get crafting, I’ve rounded up 21 DIY Valentine’s Day gift ideas that you can gift to people as well as make and sell. Whether you’re crafting for a special someone or considering a creative side hustle, these DIY gems are sure to add an extra dash of love to your Valentine’s Day celebrations.

Let the crafting adventure begin!


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1. CUTE HAND-MADE VALENTINE’S DAY CARDS

Let’s start with what gets opened first (or should haha), the thoughtful card!

Source: The Postman’s Knock

I still cherish the warm feeling of receiving hand-made Valentine’s Day cards back in school. Even today, I value the effort put into crafting each card and the heartfelt words penned inside.

That’s why creating and selling cards is a fantastic Valentine’s Day craft idea. Not only are they a sought-after gift, but they also carry a thoughtful message to send to loved ones, reminding them that they’re always on your mind.

2. YARN WRAPPED VALENTINE’S DAY HEARTS

Source: Easy Peasy and Fun

These are super cute and ridiculously easy to make!

All you need for this craft is some cardboard paper, yarn, scissors, clear tape and a pencil. You can make them in all different colors too! This DIY Valentines Day gift idea is not only easy but you can have a lot of fun making them too.

3. DIY DOLLAR STORE HEART WREATH

Source: South Lumina Style

You don’t need to be a big amazing artist or have a huge budget to whip up amazing Valentine’s Day gift ideas! With this gorgeous hand-made wreath to hang up around the home on V-Day, you can gift or sell these beautiful wreaths without breaking the bank.

4. FINGERPRINT LOVE BUG CARDS

Source: Rhythms of Play

I sure fell in love with these the minute I saw them – they’re too cute not to make! And you can get kids involved with the fun as well! Super easy, look adorable and every card will have its own unique buggy print for someone special.

5. ADORABLE VALENTINE PAPER GNOME

Source: I Heart Crafty Things

These adorable gnomes caught my eye immediately, and they reminded me of all the cool Scandinavian style wooden Santa Clauses over Christmas.

It’s amazing what you can create with a few bits of colored paper, glue and scissors. I love having fun and getting crafty with family making things like these, they’re super popular and would make a great inexpensive gift on Valentine’s Day.

6. DIY ‘LOVE YOU TO PIECES’ PUZZLE WREATH

Source: The Soccer Mom Blog

This cute DIY Valentine Wreath is a simple and budget-friendly craft idea perfect for Valentine’s Day activities with or without kids. All you’ll need are some dollar store puzzles, a recycled cardboard box, and basic art supplies. Simples!

7. VALENTINE’S DAY CANDLES

Source: Pretty Life Girls

Candles are an evergreen, popular gift, captivating everyone with their romantic glow and delightful fragrances. I can just picture these candles on the table over a romantic dinner!

Candles can sell like hotcakes if you wanted to go down that route, making a nice profit around Valentine’s Day.

9. CUTE MASON JAR DIY CANDLE

Source: Happiness is Homemade

There’s a lot you can do with a plain old mason jar, and these DIY mason jar candles make a beautiful gift to give to someone or to sell. I love exploring what I can do with mason jars on Pinterest and seeing what amazing ideas people have.

These are easy to whip up and will bring a lot of joy and love to whoever is lucky enough to receive them!

10. RUSTIC LOVE COUPLE

Source: Clumsy Crafter

If you have a passion for that rustic wooden look like I do, you will love these super sweet wooden couple crafts.

These would make the perfect gift or as something to make and sell for money, either on Etsy or your own website.

11. LOVE COUPONS

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I think this idea is awesome! This is the perfect gift for couples who want to do something meaningful while trying to save money. You can put these together yourself, with your own ideas of loving acts of service, or even offer a customized book to customers and sell them for Valentine’s Day.

Now there’s no excuse not to get romantic and put some effort in with your significant other.

12. GLASS BEAD HEART SUNCATCHER

Source: One Little Project

I know lots of people who would love to receive a gift like this for Valentine’s Day! It adds a touch of sparkle and color to any living space while serving as a constant reminder of love and warmth.

Gifts like these are truly unique and special, made with love for a special somebody.

13. DIY VALENTINE SPRINKLE JAR NECKLACE

Source: Kidpep

Grab a few simple tools and get making with this adorable and straightforward DIY Valentine Jewelry idea! It’s perfect for kids to create thoughtful gifts for their friends or to craft special pieces for family members and loved ones.

You can view the YouTube video tutorial right here to see exactly how to make these sprinkle heart necklaces.

14. HEART BATH BOMB FIZZERS

Source: The Best Ideas For Kids

Bath fizzers are easy to make and go down a treat with bath lovers. These make an awesome gift for friends and partners, offering a luxurious and relaxing bath experience, complete with delightful fragrances and a touch of romance, making it the perfect way to unwind on Valentine’s Day.

So if you’re looking for something easy to make and popular to sell, give bath fizzers a go!

15. DIY HEART FRAME

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A beautiful frame like this adds a personal and heartfelt touch to Valentine’s Day, showcasing cherished memories in a glamorous and unique way, making it a meaningful and thoughtful present.

You could sell something like this with a special print inside, or just as a frame for someone to put their own special picture in.

16. GORGEOUS PAPER HEART TREE

Source: Prima

I loved this paper heart tree the minute I saw it! Simple, but looks so beautiful!

This is a charming and customizable decoration that adds a touch of whimsy and romance to the home, serving as a beautiful reminder of love and affection during the holiday season.

Who would’ve thought a few twigs and some paper could create something so nice!

17. V-DAY SWEETHEART BRACELETS

Source: Ruff and Renew

These cute bracelets are giving major Swifty vibes! Or “Traylor” if you’re a diehard Swift and Kelce fan ha!

I love anything to do with beading and have made similar bracelets myself. So if you’re a big fan of personalized letter bracelets like these then you might want to offer them in an online store for V-Day! I think you could make a killing with these. They’ve been trending for Not only would they be awesome for a partner but also for your gals for Galentines!

18. DIY HEART MAGNETS

Source: Idle Wife

What better way to display your love notes on the fridge than with a gorgeous DIY heart magnet?

I’m a big magnet fan myself and I’m always on the lookout for unique and cool magnets for my fridge. These look super fun to make and would make an awesome gift for Valentine’s Day.

19. V-DAY POLISH CHANDELIER

Source: The House That Lars Built

Who wouldn’t love to spruce up their space for Valentine’s Day with an exquisite chandelier adorned with hearts?

Crafted from a wreath form, paper straws, baker’s twine, and scrapbook paper, this delightful creation is sure to leave the recipient thoroughly impressed!

Something like this could turn out to be very profitable to sell.

20. GEOMETRIC HEART PILLOW

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Not everyone is a fan of red and pink for Valentine’s Day. So why not offer something more neutral?

The best thing about this pillow is there’s no sewing needed! So, you can make a bunch of them to sell for Valentine’s Day with a niche market outside the usual red and pink style.

21. CONVERSATION HEART TASSEL CHARMS

Source: Studio DIY

These charming tassel charms inspired by conversation hearts are perfect for gifting to your Galentines or Sweet Valentine. Crafted in under an hour with no sewing required, they’re a quick and delightful way to show your affection!

Again, these make a fantastic gift or could be sold online to make money. You can take it a step further and offer a customizable product which is always appealing too.

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