8 Gorgeous Gift Ideas For Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and love is in the air! Most people end up surprising their loved one with a box of chocolates, bouquet of flowers, or a reservation at a fancy restaurant, and while all of those gifts and gestures are sweet, giving a gift made with love is even sweeter. This year, why not try out some of our DIY Valentine's day gifts ideas? Put a big smile on your Valentine's face and make that special someone feel extra special!

1. Extra Sweet Box Of Chocolates

You'll Need:

  • 1 box of chocolates
  • heart wrapping paper 
  • gold wrapping paper
  • craft knife

Here's How:

1.1 Wrap a box of chocolates with heart-patterned wrapping paper, then wrap it a second time with gold wrapping paper.

1.2 Use a pencil to sketch the letter I, a heart, and the letter U on the front of the gift. Use a craft knife to trace and cut out ½ of the sketched letters and the heart, then fold the loose gold wrapping paper you cut out over to the opposite side.

2. Personalized Photo

You'll Need:

  • empty toilet paper roll
  • red paint
  • white card stock
  • black marker
  • photo of yourself
  • picture frame

Here's How:

2.1 Fold an empty toilet paper roll so that the end is shaped like a heart. Dip the end of the toilet paper roll in red paint.

2.2 Use the folded toilet paper roll as a stamp and stamp a series of red hearts on the piece of white card stock.

2.3 Cut out a photo of yourself and glue it onto the white card stock. Use a black marker to draw wavy lines from the bottom of the hearts to your hand so that it looks like you're holding a bunch of heart-shaped balloons. If you'd like to add an extra finishing touch, write a personalized message on a pink or red piece of card stock, glue it to the white card stock, and place your gorgeous personalized photo in a picture frame.

3. Love Muffins

You'll Need:

  • muffin batter
  • muffin pan
  • cupcake liners
  • heart sprinkles
  • aluminum foil

Here's How:

3.1  Prepare the muffin batter and line a muffin pan with cupcake liners. Pour the batter into in the cupcake liners and sprinkle heart sprinkles on top.

3.2 Roll some aluminum foil into small shapes: 1 small ball and 2 small cylinders for each muffin you're baking. Place the aluminum foil shapes in the wells of the muffin pan to mold the muffins into the shape of a heart. Transfer the muffin pan to the oven and bake the love muffins for the amount of time specified in the recipe you're using.

3.3 Take the love muffins out of the oven and let them cool. What a sweet treat to serve on Valentine's Day!

4. Beautiful Butterfly Candy Bag

You'll Need:

  • 1 resealable plastic bag
  • candy
  • 1 clothespins
  • paint & paintbrush
  • 2 googly eyes
  • 1 pipe cleaner

Here's How:

4.1 Fill the resealable plastic bag about halfway with candy, seal it, and fold it over 1 or 2 times.

4.2 Paint a clothespin a color that matches the candy inside the plastic bag, let the paint dry, and glue 2 googly eyes near the top of the clothespin.

4.3 Clip the clothespin in the middle of the candy bag. Clip 1 pipe cleaner into the top of the clothespin and twist it on both sides so that it looks like antennae. What a sugary sweet gift!

5. Box Of Chocolates From The Heart

You'll Need:

  • double-sided tape
  • small chocolate bars
  • 1 styrofoam heart
  • Ferrero Rocher chocolates
  • red ribbon

Here's How:

5.1 Line up the chocolate bars next to one another on the adhesive side of a long piece of double-sided tape.

5.2 Stick the other side of the double-sided tape onto the outer edge of the styrofoam heart so that the chocolate bars surround it.

5.3 Attach some Ferrero Rocher chocolates to the top of the styrofoam heart using double-sided tape, covering the surface of the heart completely.

5.4 Tie a red ribbon around the heart, and your homemade box of chocolates is complete!

6. Tomatoes For Your Valentine

You'll Need:

  • cherry tomatoes
  • toothpicks
  • decorative paper

Here's How:

6.1 To make a cute snack for your Valentine, cut 2 cherry tomatoes into thirds, then position the 2 pieces of tomato together to form the shape of a heart.

6.2 Insert a toothpick diagonally through both pieces of tomato, holding them in place. Cut out some decorative paper so that it looks like the end of an arrow and secure it to the end of the toothpick. It looks like these adorable tomatoes were shot by Cupid's arrow!

7. Valentine's Day Drink Garnish

You'll Need:

  • strawberries
  • wooden skewers
  • red ribbon

Here's How:

7.1 Cut the strawberries into the shape of roses, as shown in the video.

7.2 Insert 1 wooden skewer into the stem of each strawberry.

7.3 Tie a red bow around the wooden skewer and place your Valentine's Day rose garnish in your favorite drink!

8. Fluttering Heart Valentine's Day Card

You'll Need:

  • yellow card stock
  • red card stock
  • patterned card stock
  • craft glue
  • yarn or string
  • transparent tape

Here's How:

8.1 Fold a piece of yellow card stock in half to make the base of the card, then cut a circle out of the center of the front of the card. Cut a heart out of the red card stock.

8.2 Squeeze a thin line of craft glue down the center of the heart, stick the piece of yarn or string onto the heart, and let the glue dry.

8.3 Tape the 2 ends of yarn or string onto the card, securing the heart in the center of the circular opening in the front of the card.

8.5 Cut a piece of patterned card stock so that it fits over the front of the card, leaving the circle in the center open, and glue it to the front of the card. Spin the heart several times, put the card in an envelope, and the heart will flutter when the card is opened!

Making a homemade treat or gift is a surefire way to show your Valentine how much you care. Whether it's a personalized photo or a beautifully made card, these 8 Valentine's Day gift ideas will help make this year unforgettable!


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