14 DIY Valentine’s Crafts That Are Better Than Chocolate


Get creative and spread some love with Valentine’s crafts for February 14th! Everyone knows that handmade gifts are better, so break out the craft supplies and get ready to have fun making special valentines and decorations that will warm hearts far and wide.

Here is a curated list of the best DIY Valentine’s projects online.

Puffy Heart Ornaments

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Show someone how much you love with a puffy heart ornament. These cute hearts are easy to sew with a couple of heart-shaped fabrics and some polyfill stuffing.

Accordion Heart Wreath

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You won’t believe how easy it is to make this accordion heart wreath out of paper, ribbon, and glue gun!

St. Valentine Gnomes

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Cute gnomes are perfect for any time of the year! Use a free sewing pattern to make pink and purple gnomes and name them all St. Valentine.

Scrappy Heart Garland

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Use scraps, string, and a little bit of sewing to make a darling heart garland. It’s perfect for Valentine’s Day but also for birthdays and anniversaries!

Paper Heart Doilies

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Learn how to fold and cut traditional paper heart doilies. This fun craft is easy enough for kids to try, too.

Washcloth Teddy Bear

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These washcloth teddy bears are a no-sew project that you can include in your handmade gift basket. It’s a charming way to give a new mom some extra washcloths.

Easy Heart Pom Poms

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Learn how to make easy heart pom poms! These adorable charms can go on everything from a Valentine’s tree to Valentine’s cards.

Bold and Graphic Heart Pillow

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Throw pillows are a great way to say I love you because they can be used all year! For a bold graphic heart pillow that’s easier to sew than the previous one, don’t miss this super easy tutorial from Coral and Co.

Pink Bunny Treat Bags

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Sew up some bunny treat bags in pink (and little pink heart pillows) to prove your love. This sewing project is easy enough for a beginner or for learning to use a sewing machine.

Valentine’s Day Sweatshirts

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Cut up some felt and make cute DIY sweatshirts to wear on Valentine’s Day. They are much better than any themed sweatshirts you’ll find at the store.

Tootsie Roll Pop Cherries

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Nothing is sweeter than these adorable Tootsie Roll Pop Cherries! I love the love notes written on the leaves. Give this cute Valentine to everyone from kids to grandpas.

Heart Fabric Rag Wreath

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This adorable rag wreath is easy to make and lets you use all your red and pink fabric scraps. Don’t miss this easy tutorial.

Heart Friendship Bracelets

Cute friendship bracelets with a heart design are the perfect gift to make last minute. All you need is embroidery thread!

Candy Heart SVG File

Nothing brings back Valentine’s Day nostalgia like candy conversation hearts. Make some cute t-shirts, pillows, cards, or whatever with a free candy heart SVG file from Coral and Co.

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