12 MAKE-IT-YOURSELF PROJECTS FOR VALENTINE'S DAY
1. Heart Drink Stirrers
Planning a pretty in pink Valentine's brunch? These super-cute drink stirrers from Tell Love and Chocolate are the perfect addition. Not too saccharine and not too cutesy, they'll add a little Valentines flair—without going overboard.
2. Baking Soda & Cornstarch Coasters
Here's a thought: Why not swap out your coasters with the season? These heart-shaped coasters from Simply Earnest aren't difficult to DIY — if you can cook, you can do it — and they're an adorable addition to your coffee table.
3. XO Marquee Sign
You might make this glamorous marquee for Valentine's Day, but there's no reason it can't be perched on your mantel year-round. Follow the instructions from Kristi Murphy (free printables included) to make this lovebird craft yourself.
4. Valentine's Day Tree
We decorate for Christmas, for spring, for our birthdays: Why not decorate for Valentine's Day? The House That Lars Built created this whimsical tree from scrapbook paper, baker's twine, clip-on birds, white spray paint, and branches from the yard.
5. 10-Minute Ombre Vase
Want to add some Valentine's color to your home, but don't have much time to craft? This super-simple DIY from The Crafted Life takes only 10 minutes to create this cheerful vase — with just enough pink to celebrate the holiday.
6. Valentine's Tea Bags
Is your partner obsessed with tea? These felt tea bags from Northstory might just be the perfect gift: Handmade (cheaper than a watch!) and reusable. As a bonus, she's included instructions for creating heart-shaped sugar cubes.
7. Tin Can Votive
Candles are so romantic — especially when they're placed in a heart-shaped votive. Make this tin can votive from Camille Styles using printer paper, scotch tape, red spray paint and a drill to add some romantic ambiance.
8. Felt Fortune Cookies
Your fortune? True love! These red and pink fortune cookies from Live Laugh Rowe are the perfect place to stash sweet nothings for your loved one as a special treat after your Valentine's dinner.
9. Cross-Stitched Hand Warmer
Not a cross-stitched? Don't worry. This wool felt hand warmer from Wild Olive is easy to make — and a great way to show your love (especially during a chilly February!).
10. Stitched Felt Heart Garland
This is the perfect DIY for a kid's room — and a great way for kids to learn simple stitching! Following the instructions at Hello, Wonderful to create this cute felt garland to hang over a door or a window.
11. Heart Glasses
Looking for an easy way to make your glassware Valentine's theme? These heart glasses are created using adhesive vinyl, which removes cleanly and yet still can hold up in hand washing. Find the instructions at Sarah Hearts.
12. Coffee Cozy
This heart-shaped felt cozy is perfect for coffee lovers — and a way to remind them how much you love them as they cart off to work each morning.
Source: Elle Deco