Deborah is a craft enthusiast. She particularly enjoys creating crafts with a special theme.
Valentine crafts are a creative activity for Valentine’s Day. These little creations can be given to your Valentine or used as a festive addition for a Valentine's party. It is a delight to craft something romantic on the most romantic day of the year.
Valentine Heart Wreath
This lovely DIY Valentine wreath makes for an ideal gift, or just something beautiful to hang on the wall. The vibrant colors of this craft can complement any gift to your sweetheart. It may be crafted with pink or red shades.
You will need:
- Wire wreath frame (In the shape of a heart)
- Fuzzy craft sticks
- Optional: Flowers or shiny heart decoration
Pick what color of fuzzy sticks you will use for your Valentine wreath. Red or pink looks lovely for this craft. I used a pattern of multicolored shades of pink and red, but you may use one solid color for the wreath or two or three colors. The pattern of different shades gives a nice effect to this wreath.
Begin by winding a fuzzy stick through the top of the wreath. In this craft, you will be winding and weaving each fuzzy stick through the frame. The wrapping of the fuzzy sticks can be time-consuming. The fuzzy sticks should be wrapped around until the entire wreath is filled. Twine each fuzzy stick back and forth around and through the small wire bars. If they slide apart, push them close together.
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The top and bottom crease of the heart frame will be tricky to wrap fuzzy sticks through. If you wish, you may cover the bottom and top first before the rest of the wreath is filled to make it easier.
Wrap each fuzzy stick! You may change shades of color at sections of the wreath. If they slide, just scoot them together. Wrap them snugly.
Wrap each fuzzy stick until the entire wreath is covered.
This step is entirely optional. Choose roses or flowers to add to the wreath. You may wrap the roses around the wreath with a fuzzy stick. Or just stick the stems through the wreath as I did here. You may add a creative touch by adding See’s candy or heart lollipops. I also added some shiny pink hearts to the wreath that has multiple shades of pink.
There you have it. Enjoy giving it to your Valentine!
Valentine Lollipop Craft
This craft can be used as a bookmark or table decoration for a Valentine’s day party. These lollipop sticks may also be placed in a basket intended for your sweetheart.
You will need:
- Lollipop sticks
- Red or pink cardstock (You may purchase small paper hearts)
- Hot Glue
First paint the lollipop sticks with red paint.
Cut hearts out of red or pink cardstock.
Glue hearts to the top of lollipop sticks.
This bookmark may be placed between the pages of your favorite romance novel!
You will need:
- Red and pink craft felt
- Red ribbon (Decorated ribbon is optional)
- Red or pink tassel
- Hot glue
Cut a piece of felt, 8 and a quarter inch by 2 and a quarter inch, out of red felt. This is the size for this example, but the bookmark may be any measurement you wish.
Cut three heart shapes out of pink felt to fit on the bookmark.
Cut a piece of ribbon 6 1/2" long.
Glue the ribbon to the front of the bookmark and slip the tassel through the ribbon. If you don't want to buy tassels, you can learn how to make your own.
Glue ribbon to the back of the bookmark.
Glue hearts on the front of the bookmark.
All Done! Enjoy these crafts on Valentine’s Day.
Chitrangada Sharan from New Delhi, India on February 12, 2019:
Beautiful and very creative work for Valentine’s Day.
The bookmark looks really pretty and I will try it.
Thanks for sharing the details and the helpful pictures.
Deborah Minter (author) from U.S, California on February 08, 2019:
Claudia Mitchell on February 08, 2019:
Very pretty - Love the fuzzy heart!