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52 Unique and Fun Handmade Valentine Gift Ideas

Loraine loves arts and crafts and used to volunteer at an elementary art class. She loves sharing fun and easy craft tutorials.

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Romantic, Fun, and Special Gift Ideas

The very best Valentine's Day gift is one that is handmade. Everyone appreciates the time and care that goes into making a special, unique gift that expresses their love.

Boyfriends and girlfriends are often surprised and delighted to see that their significant other has created a personal gift especially for them. Children are great at making gifts to give to Mom and Dad, gifts that become family heirlooms.

The only Valentine craft ideas that I include in this article are those that share pictures and tutorials for the craft. I think the variety of Valentine crafts is outstanding and that you are sure to find some that you'll want to make.

To make the special anniversary Valentine gift shown above, visit creme de la craft for the instructions.

Triple Heart Valentine Wreath

Triple Heart Valentine Wreath

1. Triple Heart Valentine Wreath

You'll be proud to display this beautiful wreath on your front door to celebrate Valentine's Day. Find the tutorial for making this wreath at A Little of This, A Little of That. This wreath is made using felt circles. I wonder how tissue paper or netting would work.

Valentine Day Countdown

Valentine Day Countdown

2. Valentine Day Countdown

It's always fun to have a way to count down the days til a special occasion. This chocolate kiss countdown is perfect for kids or adults. The instructions for making this item is found at eighteen25.

Drop Heart Frame

Drop Heart Frame

3. Drop Heart Frame

This is not only a great Valentine gift, it is also a beautiful wall decoration for a master bedroom. You'll find the tutorial for making this drop heart frame that can be displayed on the wall or on the mantel, go to the A Night Owl site. You'll have to scroll down on the page to find this project.

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4. Valentine Countdown

This is for anyone who likes to use countdowns for special dates. This tutorial by The House of Smiths is a fun way to count the days til Valentine's Day.

Valentine Wreath

Valentine Wreath

5. Valentine Wreath

Use an inexpensive wreath form, burlap, tulle and scraps of fabric to make this outstanding Valentine wreath. Find the supplies list at So Craftalicious and make this beautiful wreath for someone you love.

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Heart Mobile

Heart Mobile

6. Heart Mobile

Imagine how much fun the kids will have making this heart mobile. And how proud they will be for you to display it. Find the instructions for making the heart mobile at learn create love.

Valentine Tree

Valentine Tree

7. Valentine Tree

I love this little Valentine tree and can imagine using it in a number of ways. Maybe I'd better make more than one. The easy to understand instructions for making this Valentine tree are found at Clever Housewife.

Heart Ornaments

Heart Ornaments

8. Heart Ornaments

Oh, so pretty! Who wouldn't love to receive a heart ornament like this? The tutorial is found at Remodelando la Casa. Consider using potpourri or scented oil in the stuffing, so the hearts can be used as sachets for the closet or car.

Doily Valentine Treat Bag

Doily Valentine Treat Bag

9. Doily Valentine Treat Bag

Although these are perfect for Valentine's Day, imagine using them for favors at a bridal shower or wedding. Follow the tutorial at Frugal Mama to make these doily heart containers.

Beaded Heart Jewelry

Beaded Heart Jewelry

10. Beaded Heart Jewelry

Kids can make beaded jewelry inexpensively by using pony beads. Adults and older teens can use elegant and more expensive beads to make their gifts. Follow the instructions that you'll find at tater tots and jello to make the beaded heart jewelry shown.

Confetti Heart Mugs

Confetti Heart Mugs

11. Confetti Heart Mugs

Simple but beautiful confetti heart-decorated mugs will be loved by anyone you gift them to. The tutorial for making these mugs is found at Today’s Creative Life.

Whooooo Loves You Valentine Treat Boxes

Whooooo Loves You Valentine Treat Boxes

12. Whooooo Loves You Valentine Treat Boxes

If you've already put your little Christmas tree away, consider spray painting a small branch to hang your owl treat boxes from. Fill the treat boxes with candies or notes to your loved one. Find the tutorial for making these owl treat boxes at Clean & Scentsible.

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13. LOVE Wooden Letters

With so many scrapbook papers to choose from, you can make your LOVE letters perfectly suited to where ever you want to display them. The letters could be covered with Valentine-themed paper for Valentine's Day. Find the instructions for this cute crate at Plaid.

Printable Valentine Candy Boxes

Printable Valentine Candy Boxes

14. Printable Valentine Candy Boxes

These printable treat boxes come with four different designs. Nothing could be easier than printing these boxes on cardstock or photo paper. You'll find these printable Valentine candy boxes at favecrafts. So easy and super cute.

Puffy Hearts

Puffy Hearts

15. Puffy Hearts

Imagine all the ways that you could use these paper puffy hearts. Find the tutorial at Craftideas.info. These hearts would make great decorations for a bridal shower or for extra wedding decor.

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Friendship Bracelet Valentine

Friendship Bracelet Valentine

17. Friendship Bracelet Valentine

Young teen girls will especially enjoy making and giving friendship bracelets, for Valentine gifts, for classmates. The tutorial for making these friendship bracelets can be found on the Design Mom website.

Valentine Garden Flag

Valentine Garden Flag

18. Valentine Garden Flag

Decorate your walkway with a cute burlap Valentine garden flag like this one. You'll find the tutorial for making this garden flag at the V spot. Or, make a wall hanging using this idea. Very versatile.

Pom Pom Love Bugs

Pom Pom Love Bugs

19. Pom Pom Love Bugs

Imagine the fun a classroom of kids would have making these pom pom love bugs to give to their Mom and Dad. Or, help them make the love bugs to give to their school friends. You'll find the instructions for making these little love bugs at Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas.