11 Heartfelt DIY Gifts for Your Valentine

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso

Roses and chocolates are great but store-bought items don’t compare with handmade gifts that come from the heart. And although these gestures are DIY’ed, they look the least bit homemade! Whether you’re still in the early dating stages or have been wedded for years, there’s a thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift for everyone in this round up. 

Photo: Sustain My Craft Habit

Cord Organizers

These little organizers make the perfect gift for just about anyone, no matter your relationship status! See how Sustain My Craft Habit made these nifty gifts that contain earbuds, chargers, and more.

Punny Plants

These adorable paper bag plants from Paper & Stitch are super easy and thoughtful. Reiterate the sweet “Life would succ without you” or “Plant one on me” messages or pen your own!

Personalized Wood Grain Flask

Make a toast to your love with a personalized flask. Head to Almost Makes Perfect to learn how to apply the wood grain finish and calligraphy.

Flip Photo Album

Now’s the time to reflect on all the fun memories you and your SO have shared. Commemorate those moments with a photo album that you can flip through with this tutorial from Sugar & Cloth.

Luggage Tags

These leather luggage tag gifts are a great way to hint to your bae that you should take a trip. Get the steps from Damask Love.

Dopp Kit

You’re going to need a way to pack toiletries for said trip. Brit + Co shows us how to craft this handy dopp kit.

Trinket Dish

Catch all dishes will not go unappreciated as they give loose jewelry, keys, cufflinks, and more a place to safely lay when you get home from work or go to bed. Get the instructions from Lia Griffith.

Leather Keychains

These keychains will be a reminder of your affection each time your loved one goes in and out of the house. Polkadot Chair breaks down the steps.

Chamomile Bath Oil

Show your Valentine they deserve to relax by gifting them a bottle of calming bath oil. See Hello Glow for the how-to.

Cutting Board

In another tutorial from Hello Glow, learn how to DIY a heart-shaped cutting board (pair it with a romantic dinner for bonus points).

Conversation Heart Bath Bombs

Your sweetheart will love these candy heart bath bombs. Use this easy recipe from Shrimp Salad Circus to create some.

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso
Dani is House One’s assistant editor. As a Norwalk, CT native, Dani graduated from UConn with a BA in Digital Media and Design. This millennial longs for the days of All That, Tamagotchis, and Dunkaroos. When she’s not working, she’s hanging outdoors, playing with her dogs, or watching makeup tutorials on YouTube.

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