37 Homemade Valentine's Day Ideas

Illustration of a Valentine's Day table spread
Illustration: The Spruce / Theresa Chiechi
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    Sweet Valentine's Day Projects

    Popcorn balls
    I Heart Naptime

    Take a look at 37 Valentine's Day gift ideas that you can make yourself for your special someone. This includes everything from cake toppers to candy grams—perfect for gifting to your friends or your sweetheart. There are also Valentine's Day DIY ideas for kids to consider, too.

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    Hot Stuff Bottle Label

    DIY Hot Stuff Bottle Label
    Delia Creates

    Surprise your special someone with a gift of a bottle of their favorite hot sauce wrapped with a printable black and white label that says "Hot Stuff" from Delia Creates.

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    Printable Flower Wrap

    DIY Printable Flower Wrap
    A Bubble Life

    Beautifully wrap fresh flowers for your Valentine with these modern Valentine's Day printable flower wraps from A Bubble Life.

     

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    You Are My Everything Art

    DIY You Are My Everything Art
    C.R.A.F.T

    Make your home feel more romantic all year round by framing a "You Are My Everything" print that you can print at home for free from C.R.A.F.T.

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    Lyrical Cupcake Toppers

    DIY Song Lyrics Valentine's Day Cupcake Toppers
    Sugar And Cloth

    Make everyone smile in the office this Valentine's Day by bringing in cupcakes for the office with DIY pop culture song cupcake toppers that have relationship wisdom from popular songs. This concept was developed by ​Sugar And Cloth.

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    Gold Foil Valentine's Day Cards

    DIY Gold Foil Valentine's Day Cards
    Yellow Bliss Road

    Forgot to buy a card for your Valentine? Skip the mad dash to the store to find a card and print one of these four chic gold foil cards to give this Valentine's Day from Yellow Bliss Road.

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    Love Sweet Love Card

    DIY Love Sweet Love Card
    The Sweetest Occasion

    Grab a copy of this classic, hand-lettered Valentine's Day card from The Sweetest Occasion that you can make by printing the template on a sheet of white card stock.

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    Love Printable Art

    DIY Love Printable Art
    A Night Owl

    Add some seasonal romantic decor to decorate your home for Valentine's day by printing a copy of the love script artwork which is available in silver glitter or gold foil that you can print for free at home. The idea was developed by A Night Owl.

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    Rap Lyrics Valentine's Day Cards

    DIY Rap Lyrics Valentine's Day Cards
    Almost Makes Perfect

    Tired of the typical, cheesy romantic Valentine's Day card options that you find in the card store? If so, these funny DIY 90s rap cards from Almost Makes Perfect include lyrics from the songs "Miss Jackson," "Shoop," "I Like Big Butts," and "Rumpshaker." These just might be the perfect card for you to send your sweetheart.

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    Love Is In The Air Poster

    DIY Love Is In The Air Poster
    Liz On Call

    Add this modern typography print that says love is in the air to your bedroom just in time for Valentine's Day from Liz On Call.

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    Conversation Heart Straws

    DIY Conversation Heart Straws
    Craftaholics Anonymous

    Make your family smile this Valentine's Day by serving everyone drinks with cute conversation heart straws that you can make by printing the template and slipping the design over standard- sized straws from Craftaholics Anonymous.

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    Chocolate Bar Wrapper

    DIY Chocolate Bar Wrapper

    Surprise someone this Valentine's Day with some chocolate by decorating a regular candy bar with a printable wrapper with a sweet Valentine's Day message from Lil'Luna.

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    Conversation Heart Art

    DIY Conversation Heart Art
    I Heart Naptime

    Create your own grouping of conversation heart art by printing the 5-inch by 7-inch and 8-inch by 10-inch candy prints to decorate your walls this February from I Heart Naptime.

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    Valentine's Day Treat Bag Toppers

    DIY Valentine's Day Treat Bag Toppers
    Makoodle

    If you forgot to buy special candy bags for your kids to bring into school for all their classmates, then fear not. You can quickly make beautiful Valentine's Day treat bags by decorating plain plastic food bags with a printable bag topper from Makoodle.

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    I Love You Artwork

    DIY Love Your More Than Artwork
    Sarah Hearts

    Craft your own custom "I Love You More Than" artwork from Sarah Hearts where you write down what you love them more than for a cute Valentine's Day gift.

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    Valentine's Day Romantic Coupon Book

    DIY Valentine's Day Romantic Coupon Book
    I Heart Naptime

    Instead of the typical gifts of chocolates or flowers, this Valentine's Day give the gift of your time by making a booklet of romantic coupons from I Heart Naptime that your spouse can cash in for various things like breakfast in bed or a massage.

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    Chocolate Box Makeover

    DIY Chocolate Box Makeover
    Studio DIY

    If you want to make the box of inexpensive chocolates you bought your valentine look extra fancy, give the box cover a makeover with the help of this free printable from Studio DIY.

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    Printable Funny Valentine Cards

    Printable Funny Valentine Cards
    Sugar And Cloth

    Surprise your Valentine with one of these funny printable cards from Sugar And Cloth on February 14th.

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    80s Printable Valentines

    DIY 80s Printable Valentines
    Damask Love

    Go retro this Valentine's Day by surprising your friends with these fun 80s-inspired printable Valentines just like you used to hand out in school. The idea was developed by Damask Love.

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    I Love Coloring Page

    DIY I Love Coloring Page
    Tried And True

    Keep your kids entertained on Valentine's Day with this festive coloring page from Tried And True that they can color with crayons or markers.

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    Decorative Heart Print

    DIY Decorative Heart Print
    The Sweetest Occasion

    Decorate your house with this sweetheart print from ​The Sweetest Occasion to add some romantic decor to your house year round.

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    Sequin Marquee Light Cake

    Heart shaped candle
    Sugar and Cloth

    This stunning cake originally developed by Sugar And Cloth is surprisingly not too difficult to make​ and will leave everyone dazzled on Valentine's Day because the heart marquee has real working LED lights.

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    Printable Valentine's Day Chocolate Bar Wrapper

    Valentine's Day tags
    Lia Griffith

    Hand out bars of chocolate this Valentine's Day by wrapping them up with a festive, printable watercolor wrapper by Lia Griffith.

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    Pompom Heart Cupcake Topper

    Heart cupcake topper
    The Sweetest Occasion

    Put a smile on someone's face by leaving them a delicious cupcake topped with a DIY pompom heart from The Sweetest Occasion.

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    Chocolate Valentine's Day Wreath

    Life is Sweet wreath
    Live Craft Love

    Add this "Life Is Sweet" chocolate truffle wreath to your home as a fun way to decorate for Valentine's Day this year. It is sure to encourage your chocolate cravings to jump into hyperdrive. The idea comes from Live Craft Love.

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    My Heart Pops For You Snack

    Popcorn balls
    I Heart Naptime

    Surprise your family or friends with a cup of delicious chocolate marshmallow popcorn balls for a sweet and salty treat this Valentine's Day that you can package in a plastic cup decorated with a printable "My Heart Pops for You" gift tag from I Heart Naptime.

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    Conversation Heart Macaroons

    Heart candies
    Sugar and Cloth

    Whip up a more sophisticated batch of candy hearts by baking a batch of macaroons that are made to look like candy hearts complete with cute gold messages. The idea is from Sugar And Cloth.

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    Love Cake Topper

    Love
    Stephanie White

    Enhance any regular homemade or store-bought dessert such as a pie or cake by adding this simple to make cake topper this Valentine's Day from Stephanie White.

     

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    Valentine's Day Chocolate Box

    Box of candies
    Design Eat Repeat

    Surprise someone this Valentine's Day with a box of your homemade chocolate desserts such as truffles or cookies in this gorgeous DIY box from Design Eat Repeat.

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    Cupid's Arrow Dessert Topper

    Cupid's arrow
    The Sweetest Occasion

    Make your own cupid arrows to stick into the desserts you will be bringing into the office this year. The dessert topper idea comes from The Sweetest Occasion.

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    Candy Gram

    Candy gram
    Freutcake

    Here is another idea for candy treat bags for your children to bring with them to school to give to their classmates. Pack some candy such as candy hearts in a plastic bag, add a cute printable topper, and make candy grams ala Freutcake for all the kids.

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    Sparkle Heart Food Topper

    Heart on top of pancakes
    The Sweetest Occasion

    Surprise your husband or wife this Valentine's Day with breakfast in bed by serving a sweet stack of pancakes topped with a DIY sparkle heart topper from The Sweetest Occasion that can be made in under a minute using a pipe cleaner.

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    Sweet Conversation Heart Leggings

    Heart leggings
    Studio DIY

    Make your own sweet candy heart leggings to wear this Valentine's Day. The idea comes from Studio DIY.

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    Valentine's Day Doughnut Card

    Donut cards
    Damask Love

    Make this "I Donut Know What I Would Do Without You" card for your sweetheart this Valentine's Day, which was originally designed by Damask Love.

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    Sweet As Pie Gift

    You're as Sweet as Pie
    Living Locurto

    Instead of traditional chocolates, package up individual-sized pies with this free printable sweet as pie wrapper from Living Locurto.

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    Hugs And Kisses Mason Jar

    Valentine's kisses
    A Night Owl

    Put some of those extra mason jars in your kitchen to good use by filling them with chocolate kisses in this quick Valentine's Day gift idea from A Night Owl.

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    Wood Hearts Cake Toppers

    Cake topper
    Sarah Hearts

    Use your Silhouette or Cricut Explore to make these color-blocked heart cake toppers from Sarah Hearts this Valentine's Day.

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    Valentine's Day Temporary Tattoos

    You can make everything from the tattoos to the envelopes right in the comfort of your own home. Whether it's for a class party or a Galentine's get together, everyone will love these sweet little temporary tattoos