25 Valentine's Day Crafts to Make From the Heart
While big teddy bears holding boxes of chocolates, and store-bought bouquets can be beautiful and thoughtful gifts, there's no better way to spread a little love this Valentine's Day than to give a handmade token from the heart. Whether you're surprising a significant other or gathering your best gals to celebrate one another, we've got the best DIYs that'll have everyone feeling warm and fuzzy inside.
Have a classroom full of little ones to delight? These stuffed paper hearts
(they pack a sweet surprise!) are sure to do the trick. Or, fill up these
with an array of trinkets and goodies for a basket of little gifts, ideal for sharing. And if you need to decorate your Galentine's Day fête, why not string together a
, or fill a
with pink blossoms to set a sweet mood. However you decide to get crafty for this February 14, these projects are not only fun and simple to make, but they're guaranteed to send many a' hearts sailing. All you'll need are a few basic supplies (in every shade of pink and red!), a sprinkle of creativity, and a whole lot of love.
Give that "someone sent me flowers!" thrill to ladies and gents of all ages with blooms that never wilt.
Spread the love on February 14 or any special occasion: Tuck a few of these wooden hearts into unsuspecting lunch boxes or coat pockets, or dangling one from a doorknob or rearview mirror.
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If the sun seems to peer right into your window, give it something pretty to look at -- and through. These translucent hanging hearts are easy to make from waxed paper and crayons.
Heart-Shaped Pot Holders
Creating heart-shaped pot holders is a charming way to add whimsy and color to your kitchen's decor.
Folding Envelope Hearts
Wrapped in pretty paper, these folded envelopes (sealed with a heart sticker) are sure to send a romantic message to your valentine.
Making valentines in bulk? These colorfully crafted gifts are perfect for a kids classroom — the chalk inspires their creativity and the mini easels are washable.
Handmade Heart Doilies
Dress up a tea party or a romantic dinner for two with handmade doilies in rosy hues
Love Bug Valentines
Are you looking for a non-candy alternative for your kids to hand out this year for Valentine's Day? They'll "flip" over these adorable wind-up toys.
Needle-Felted Heart Mug Cozy
Greet someone "Good morning!" with a heart on this cup sleeve. It will protect fingers from piping-hot coffee or tea.
This practical valentine befits your favorite bookworm.
Knitted Catnip Delight
There isn't a kitten that wouldn't purr over a catnip-filled knitted pillow. The toys are also packed with wool stuffing and a jingle bell.