25 Homemade Valentine's Day Gifts Anyone Will Love

Plain old roses don't hold a candle to these crafty ideas.

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Kate Bennis

Don't just focus on your sweetheart this Valentine's Day — DIY something nice for family and friends too. These heartfelt presents can help you spread the love.

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Budget Girl
Date Night Ideas

The only thing better than date night? A cute DIY jar that tells your partner exactly what you'd like to do.

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Hello Glow
Carved Candle

A little white candle makes the perfect blank slate for you and your partner's initials (don't forget the heart!).

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Tissue Paper Flower Lollipops

and flowers? These pretty blooms hit the jackpot — and they won't wilt either.

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Thistlewood Farms
Engraved Glass

Cheers to a happy Valentine's Day with a glass that boasts a couple's initials.

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Macey Foronda
Just the Marshmallows

When someone takes the time to pick out just the marshmallows from a box of Lucky Charms, it obviously means they like you ... a lot.

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Jo Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
Mason Jar Bud Vase

This rustic vase is perfect to display a single flower — and even novice crafters will have no problem making it.

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Punny Plants

Get a little cheesy by pairing a potted plant with a play on words. Consider it a step up from corny conversation hearts.

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La Griffith
Chocolate Holders

These DIY'd critters are simple enough for kids to help with — and hand out to their excited classmates.

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Design Sponge
Electric Love

A standard sized light bulb becomes an adorable little keepsake thanks to heart-shaped "wires" and a sweet pun.

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La Griffith
Pop-Up Card

A Valentine's Day card filled with 3D hot air balloons is just the kind of thing that puts a smile on people's faces.

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Sweet-and-Salty Bark

Chocolate, pretzels, and sprinkles: Need we say more? lend themselves perfectly to hearts too.

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Purl Soho
Treat Pouch

Fill up a sewn heart pouch with sweets, or add it to the top of your present for an extra festive touch.

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Setting for Four
Coffee Cozy

Because their coffee needs some love, too.

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Henry Happened
Hand Warmers

If you can't be there to hold them, keep your loved one's hands warm and toasty with a heart-shaped warmer.

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Sneaky Succulents

Surprise! No chocolates here. But given the alternative of instead, your valentine won't mind one bit.

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Oleander and Palm
Custom Wrapped Candy

A chocolate bar becomes instantly appropriate for the day of love with a fresh new wrapper that says "Be Mine".

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In Love with Art
Polka-Dotted Bookmark

Your favorite bookworm will appreciate this festive place-keeper.

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Mason Jar Votives

Set the mood with a flickering candle holder all wrapped up with a bow. Or you can use for flame-free magic instead.

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How About Orange
Sweet Paperclips

Turn jumbo pink paperclips into heart-shaped designs.

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Sugar and Cloth
Gift Toppers

Use colored tissue paper with a cute assortment of buttons and twine to give a box of chocolates your a personal touch.

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Stories by Me
Memory Blocks

Cherished photographs find a new way to become decorative in these stacked blocks.

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Visual Heart
Deck of Love

Fill all 52 cards inside a deck with reasons why you love 'em.

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Sarah Hearts
Festive Pillows

Thanks to the trendy patterns and golden trim, she can enjoy these throw pillows all year long.

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The House That Lars Built
Heart-Shaped Boxes

Sure, a box of candy is a sweet gesture — but put the treats in a handmade heart-shaped box to go the extra mile this year.

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Green Wedding Shoes
Paper Florals

Our motto: If your love is going to last forever, your bouquet of flowers should too.

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