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35 DIY Valentine Gifts You Can Make In Under An Hour

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so if you’re running out of time, these quick and easy DIY Valentine gifts can work for you.

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Easy Valentine’s DIY Gift Ideas You Can Make Last-Minute

1. Stenciled T-Shirt

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Customize plain shirts and give them out to your friends for Valentine’s. With this easy DIY stenciled t-shirt step-by-step instructions, you can make and give as many as you want, for sure!

2. Shirts with Hearts


Embellish a basic tee with a heart with these four chic ways to do so. Give them to your squad and maybe, you and your single friends can wear these on V-day for your group date!

3. Ferrero Rocher Bouquet


A bouquet made of Ferrero Rocher chocolate is definitely a sweet surprise for her. Who wouldn’t love that as a Valentine’s Day gift?

Learn how to make one with this tutorial.

4. Candy Corn Mason Jar Gift


The sweetest or the corniest gift idea? Fill a mason jar to the brim with Valentine candy corn.

Either way, this sugary treat will paint a smile on the face of your loved one.

5. Cat-toe Flats

If you want a unique gift for your best friend, daughter, or sister, these customized flat shoes should be one of the best DIY Valentine gifts for her! Doesn’t this cute little thing look puuurr-fect as a Valentine gift?

6. DIY Chalkboard Mug


Imagine how sweet it is to wake up with breakfast in bed and you look at this mug with a sweet love note. Learn how to make this DIY chalkboard mug and whip it up in a heartbeat!

7. LOVE Push Pin Art


You can try other words or images, like both of your initials or a silhouette, for this project. This blingy wall art is quick and easy to do, and just in time for Valentine’s!

8. DIY Glitter Candle Votive


Candles will definitely set a romantic mood this Valentine’s Day and they’re great as gifts, too! This DIY project is so simple to make, click here to find out how.

9. “Guess Hoo Loves You” Valentine Bag & Card


Here’s something owl-icious for the love of your life you can make in a few minutes — a DIY Valentine’s card and a bag. You can purchase all the materials from the mall but you will need a Cricut and the Hoot ‘n’ Holler cartridge, though.

10. Love Letter Mug


Transform a plain mug into a permanent love letter with this DIY Sharpie mug! All you need is a mug and some Sharpies, though you might also have to practice your penmanship to get the best of it.

11. DIY Lipstick Chic Wall Art

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DIY Lipstick Chic Wall Art Photo by People

Grab your favorite lipstick and smooch away to make this super sweet and cute DIY Valentine’s gift! It’s simply one of the most romantic homemade gift ideas for boyfriend you can make this Valentine’s Day!

12. DIY Etched Love Glass


Jazz up regular glasses with this easy tutorial that’s perfect as a gift for Valentine’s Day. You can etch a meaningful word, your initials, or anything relevant to your loved one or both of you.

13. DIY Fabric Button Earrings


These DIY fabric button earrings are perfect for your fashionable girlfriends! So why not make a few pairs now in time for Valentine’s Day?

14. Our Love Story Frame

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Our Love Story Frame Photo by Inspiring Momma

Grab a frame, print out this printable and you’re good to go! You can give it to your friends and family, and you might as well give them this idea to make an easy decor for Valentine’s Day to go with the frame.

15. Beads and Heart Valentine Necklace


Funky and vibrant — these necklaces are so much fun to make. Be creative and play around with other colors, too.

They will be perfect for your kids and nieces this Valentine’s Day, indeed!

16. DIY Infinity Ring


Infinity. Forever. Everlasting. No end. This Valentine’s Day, express your undying love with this easy DIY infinity ring that can be made in 10 minutes (or less!).

17. Deer Photo Holder


You can use any plastic animal toy for this cool DIY project you can give as a gift for Valentine’s. For your loved one, a sentimental photo to go along with your gift will be perfect.

18. Valentine Heart Barrettes


These tiny little snap heart clip barrettes look so sweet! Your adorable little kids will love them, for sure.

What is a barrette? It is a small ornament for clipping the hair made from either plastic, metal, or other materials. It is also called a hair-slide, hair clip, or clasp.

RELATED: How to Make Hanging Hearts Valentine Crafts

19. Yarn Love


Oh, for the love of yarn! Wire + Yarn = Love. Isn’t it amazing what a simple yarn and wire can turn out to be, especially for Hearts Day!

20. Valentine Heart Snow Globe


Can’t get enough of snow globes from Christmas? You can make one for Valentine’s Day and this time, with heart-shaped crafts, of course!

21. Cupid’s Arrow Tree Stump


This adorable do-it-yourself project will make a cute addition to your V-Day gifts and home decor! I’m sure, a friend or family member will do too, which makes it a perfect gift for Heart’s Day.

22. DIY Cupid’s Arrow Cupcake Topper [With Free Printable]

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DIY Cupid’s Arrow Cupcake Topper Photo by Creature Comforts

Planning on giving edible treats as gifts for your Valentine? Why not make it sweeter with this cute addition of Cupid’s arrows on top of the cupcakes?

 23. Coffee Cup Wrap


These cute printable wraps make a great gift for coffee lovers. Make them feel extra special with every cup of joe in these adorable cups.

24. DIY Mini Notepads


There’s an old-world charm to taking notes with a pen and paper instead of with gadget. That makes it a special gift for Valentine’s Day, so upcycle your scrap paper and turn them into these mini notepads!

25. DIY Valentine Lamp

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DIY Valentine Lamp Photo by Lifebuzz

What will the light of your life say when he or she sees this adorable lamp? Isn’t it the sweetest gift you’ve seen on Valentine’s Day?

Even little things can make a huge statement they make hearts melt on the occasion.

26. Love Logs


Don’t freak out if you haven’t planned out your Valentine’s gift ahead of time. These Valentine’s logs are customizable and inexpensive ,you’ll only need a few materials to complete them.

It’s just perfect for a romantic evening on Valentine’s night!

27. Valentine Beer Bottles


This one is for beer fans on heart’s day! Simply come up with some cute slogans and sweet messages along with his favorite drinks.

These homemade gifts are a thoughtful surprise for beer lovers out there.

28. Valentine Chapstick


Chapsticks lovers will be delighted to receive this on Valentine’s Day. With some small paper bags, heart-shaped hangtags, and Burt’s Bees chapsticks, those already smooth lips will even be more kissable come the special day.

29. DIY Candy Bottle for Valentine’s Day


A nice candy-filled giveaway is enough to express to your loved ones how much they mean to you. Just add a thoughtful message and cupid’s arrow to each bottle as a bonus charm for your Valentine’s Day candy bottle.

30. Valentine’s Day Message Puzzle

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Valentine’s Day Message Puzzle Photo by Nehediyealinir

Everyone loves unique and thoughtful presents on a special day. This DIY message puzzle is very easy to make and a great idea to add a little thrill as the pieces come together.

You’ll love to see them put together and read what heartfelt note you had in mind!

31. Easy DIY Heart Necklace


If you think a necklace would make a great gift and you’re running out of time, here’s a quick DIY Valentine’s project you can make.

No need to worry about how good you can bend the wire to become heart-shaped. The more DIY-ish it looks, the better!

32. Mason Jar Bouquets


This easy Valentine’s Day present is another work of art with your favorite iconic jars. Surprise your special someone with jars that spell out the word “love” – a lovely piece with doily flowers on your table centerpiece!

33. Valentine’s Day Dog Scarf


Wouldn’t you want your pup to feel loved on Valentine’s Day? If you’re more of a dog person, just imagine how adorable this scarf would look on your four-legged bestie.

It’s no-sew and will only take a few minutes to complete. Cute idea,isn’t it?

34. Jar of Thumbprint Hearts


This is another brilliant idea from people with creative minds. At first look, the jar looks merely like another object painted with hearts.

But look closely and you’ll notice the hearts are made of fingerprints! Another creative mason jar craft for Valentine’s season!

35. Initial Candle


Talk about a last-minute gift for Valentine’s Day — check this one out. It’s easy to figure out how to complete this DIY just by looking at it.

A candle craft that frames your initials in a heart is an absolutely romantic idea!

For more DIY Valentine gifts, watch this video from Crafty Prapty on how to make an explosion box:

Some of the best presents out there are those with heart. So this Valentine’s Day, spare a few minutes to an hour to make any of these DIY Valentine gifts your loved one will surely appreciate.

All it takes is just a little of your time to spread love on the day of hearts!

Which of these DIY Valentine gifts will you spare some time to make this weekend? Share your plans for it in the comments section below!



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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on February 1, 2015, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.

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