Valentine's Day is a holiday that just begs for crafting adventures. How can you resist pasting, glittering, and decoupaging all of those tiny red and pink hearts? Even if you're not what one might call "crafty," you're bound to have a ton of fun with the easy DIY Valentine's Day craft ideas we've compiled here. Whether you need inexpensive Valentine's Day gifts like DIY Valentine's Day cards, a winning Galentine's Day goodie, or just want a simple snow day activity to do with your kids, you'll be set with our list.
If your yearly V-Day celebrations include a romantic dinner and a Valentine's Day movie marathon while cozying up on the couch, switch it up in 2023 by making some cute crafts that will be a much welcomed addition to the day. Many of these crafts are perfect if you're a newbie to DIY projects, because they're simple and call for easy-to-find materials. You can make pretty DIY Valentine's Day wreaths or Valentine's Day boxes for the kiddos to keep their cards in. Crafting some of these knickknacks like the Mason jar heart vase or origami heart bouquet will be the perfect Valentine's Day activity for the little ones. Or, try making the heart table runner and doily-stamped napkins to create a Valentine's tablescape. Your Valentine's Day desserts will look beautiful among your DIY Valentine's Day decorations!
So, gather your craft supplies and read on for the most fun Valentine's crafts for any age—they're sure to spread lots of love!
Conversation Heart Coasters
Give your guests something to talk about when you have these adorable conversation heart coasters sitting around. You just need some wooden hearts, paint, stickers, and sealant. They're so cute, we suggest leaving them out when the holiday is over, too!
Get the tutorial at The Crafted Life.
Valentine Heart Sun Catchers
Check out this simple way to decorate your home for V-Day. With a few types of paper (construction paper, tissue paper, and contact paper) as well as a sprinkle of glitter, you and your little love bugs can make these. They'll be so excited to see their creations hanging on the window.
Get the tutorial at Little Hiccups.
Cupcake Card Box
This oversized and delectable looking cupcake is actually a box to hold Valentine's Day cards. Sweet, right? Check out the list of items you'll need to pick up next time you're at a craft store and get to baking...er, crafting! The kiddos could even take it to their class party.
Get the tutorial at Start at Home.
Heart Pom-Pom Pillows
Pillow covers can easily transform your space into a festive celebration! Though these lovely felt heart and pom-pom burlap cases take a bit of sewing to complete, they're totally doable and so worth it.
Get the tutorial at Tatertots and Jello.
Painted Valentine's Day Wine Glasses
Make sipping wine and eating chocolates a little more personal with these hand painted wine glasses. You'll want to grab acrylic enamel paints to get the job done. Use tape to outline the design seen here or get creative with your own V-Day pattern.
Get the tutorial at Crafts By Amanda.
DIY Valentine's Day Tree
Branch out (get it?) with your love-themed decorations by creating this whimsical DIY tree. Just pick a vase that matches your home décor then fill it with an arrangement of baker's twine. Top it off by decorating the branches with paper hearts and clip-on birds.
Get the tutorial at The House That Lars Built.
DIY Candy Dispensers
For most kiddos, the best part of February 14 is probably the Valentine's Day candy! Make the holiday even sweeter when you help them craft these candy dispensers. They're easier than they look, too. To get started, you'll need baking cups, clear plastic ornaments, a mini scoop, and of course, candy!
Get the tutorial at White House Crafts.
Glitter XO Letters
Here's an easy way to fill your home with hugs and kisses and plenty of glitter. Begin with X and O letters that you can find at any craft store, then decorate them to your heart's desire! Here, they're covered in Mod Podge and red glitter.
Get the tutorial at Make Life Lovely.
DIY Heart Wire Earrings
Fingerprint Easel Keepsake
DIY Succulent Valentines
Flowers are nice and all, but succulents last longer—and they come in the cutest pots. These pretty plants will look lovely on your Valentine's windowsill.
Get the tutorial at A Night Owl Blog.
Heart Doily Balloon Tails
These DIY balloon "tails" will be the talk of any Galentine's Day party—and they couldn't be easier to throw together, either.
Get the tutorial at Design Improvised.
Candy Heart Valentine Bouquet
Get this: There's actually a vase full of water hidden within those conversation hearts. It's the dreamiest optical illusion!
Get the tutorial at Smart School House.
Conversation Heart Balloons
The best thing about this totally do-able Valentine's Day craft? You can customize the phrases on each balloon to read just about whatever you'd like—or even add your loved ones' names.
Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.
Candy Heart Garland
Is it any wonder that several of the crafts we've curated here pay homage to those tiny conversation heart candies? They're classic!
Get the tutorial at Tell Love and Party.
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