Nothing says “I love you” like handmade goods made from the heart on the most romantic day of the year. If you’re struck with Cupid’s arrow and you struggle every year to come up with great gift and decor ideas, here’s some inspiration for homemade Valentine crafts and treats. These 5 DIY tutorials will help you make magical memories without breaking the bank!
Adorable Treat Packaging
Packaging is sometimes almost as important as the gift itself, so to make a cute container for your edible gifts, Jessica from Pen ‘n’ Paper Flowers share this easy step by step tutorial on the Tomkat Studio blog. See more at Tomkat Studio.
DIY Valentine Wrapping Ideas
Same as above, more suited for non-edible gifts. The cut-out hearts make such a lovely detail, plus the materials are simple and inexpensive. See more at The House That lars Built
Paper punch heart garland
Recycle, reuse, and recycle! A pant chip sampler, a puncher, a needle and thread will be sufficient to make a beautiful garland of hearts. See more at Oh Crafts.
Valentine’s Marshmallow Pops
This Valentin’s treat looks perfect to send along with your little sweeties to share with their friends. See more at Glorious Treats.
Salt Dough Hearts
Although they look like yummy cookies, these little salt dough heart make ideal place card holders for a Valentine dinner or to give as gifts. See more at The Long Thread
Raspberry Rose Meringues
Lia Griffith has developed a wonderful all-inclusive gift package, simply perfect for the most romantic day of the year. See more at Lia Griffith.
DIY Floral Letters
Use your favorite blooms to make this splendid ornament! See the tutorial at Honestly WTF