My DIY Obsession: Valentines Day Edition

40 of the very best DIY Valentines Day projects for this year.  Everything from Home decor to valentines gifts all in one place.   

Hi All!

Are you as obsessed with DIY projects like I am?  Then today I am excited to share a collection of the very best DIY Valentine’s projects from around the web.   This year I am more determined than ever to leave Hallmark out and bring home made love back into this romantic day.  And what better way to do that then with hand made DIY decor, gifts, treats, and sweet nothings!

Wreaths and Garlands

If you’ve been visiting with me for very long, you know I love a good clothing upcycle, especially if it involves using an old sweater.  Adirondack Girl at Heart’s Vintage Valentines Sweater Wreath speaks to my little upcycling heart with its soft texture and sweet little posies. I can’t think of a better way to use an old tired sweater!

There is certainly no shortage of amazing garlands making it impossible to choose my favorite,  but this sweet DIY Paper Heart Garland from the Make & Do Crew is way, way up there!  I love how sweet and innocent these the delicate hearts are!

Do you have a collection of old must books laying around?  Then turn them into a wreath like Lehman Lane did with her Heart Shaped Book Page Wreath.  What a great way to incorporate a story into your decor that has a special place in your love story!

Another fabulous garland is this Puzzle Piece Love Garland by Exquisitely Unremarkable.  She found the missing piece to my heart with this one!  I would love to have one of these hanging over my mantle!  And ohh… that wreath!

Looking for a fun and creative way to show your love?  Then this Burlap Monogram Wreath is just the ticket!  Christine from Where The Smiles Have Been made this adorable wreath by combining her and her husbands initials making it the perfect way to showoff their love all season long.

Bunting is one of those simple projects that can make all the difference and this Polka Dot Valentines Bunting from What Meegan Makes is a perfect example why!  Those sweet little polka dot hearts are everything simple and wonderful about Valentines Day!

If you are looking to stay on budget while decorating for Valentines Day this year, then check out this beautiful wreath from Worthing Court Blog.  Can you believe everything on this wreath came from the dollar store?!?  Sounds like an amazing deal to me!

Another amazingly inexpensive and super fast project is this adorable TP Roll Heart Garland from Dwelling In Happiness.  If this doesn’t make you want to save all those empty TP rolls I don’t know what will!

How sweet is this white wreath on that beautiful red door?!?  I bet you will never guess what it is made out of?  Seriously, it really surprised me!  Ashley and 3 Little Greenwoods is insanely creative and very frugal!  This whole wreath cost her $2!! Don’t forget to jump over and she what it’s made of, you won’t be disappointed!


This Tissue Paper Garland from One Project Closer is a show stopper!  Who knew that tissue paper could be so beautiful and at a bargain price!  I may have to make one of these for myself!  It’s just too cute to ignore!

If spunky and whimsical is more your Valentines decorating style then thisConversation Heart Wreath from CarrieElle is the perfect project!  Its amusing combination of childhood memories and fun colors is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

The last but certainly not the least in my wreath and garland category is this beautiful Wreath from Our Crafty Mom.  Can you believe this wreath was also made from dollar store items?   I love that the dollar store is adding all this cute stuff to their inventory!

Sweet Home Decor

Have you ever come across an awesome accent piece from a big retailer and get mad at how much they charging for it?  That is exactly what happened to Dena from Hearts and Sharts!  After seeing a crazy over priced Anthropology Pillow she decided to make her own, and the way she tells her story is hilarious!  Seriously who know a throw pillow could be so funny!

Katrin from KreativeK was so inspired by these two old baking tins she decided to turn them into these adorable DIY Valentines Baking Tin Signs.  How cute are they?  I can thing of so many places these would look great in my house!  I will be adding old baking tins to my thrift store shopping list!

Do you have a pile of cool old hardware and random bits and pieces laying around?  I know I do!  Then take note of this new style of signs! Sew A Fine Seam found a great way to show off all those beautiful random leftover pieces in this Love sign!

Have you ever had a project accidentally come together and it ends up coming together perfectly? That is what happened to Abi at Laughing Abi!  She was inspired by a Christmas present from her mom andaccidentally put this gorgeous and simple Valentines mantle together!

I love switching out my artwork at home and one of the most inexpensive ways to do this is by using free printables!   Reinvented make this beautiful chalkboard reminiscent Valentine’s printables.  They are a great way to bring a little love to your home decor!

Graphic pillows like these adorable Valentines Day Stenciled Linen Pillows have been all the rage this year, and its so easy to see why!  They are a great way to add a little personality to your space!  Jeanette with Snazzy Little Things did a great job designing a pillow that looks great not only for Valentine’s Day but all year long!

Sometimes the simplest ideas have the biggest impact.  Like these adorable Modern Heart Ornaments from Up to Date Interiors.   They are simply stunning! Not only do they make great home decor but they also make perfect Valentines Gifts!


Are coasters the name of your proverbial DIY game?  Then these adorable Valentines Day Scrabble Coasters by Blue i Style are just the piece you’re looking for!  They will keep your Valentines Day full of fun love, and a game or two.

If you’re anything like me and sewing is not your best skill, but there is hope for us!  Inspiration for Moms made this cute Burlap Valentine Heart Pillow and the best part is, it’s no sew!  Perfect for those of us who are sewing machine challenged.

The key to this girl’s heart is through beautiful wall art and this Glittered Heart Valentines Sign by Vintage Romance Style is exactly the kind of wall art I love!  Its simple, easy to put together and it has a big visual impact all wrapped up in a cute little package.

Are you new to the idea of Valentines decorating?  That’s okay, so was Jen at A Girl in the Garage.  As a Valentines decor newbie she made the most adorable Hanging Hearts Valentines Mobile with a little twine and whole lot of love!   Proving once and for all that home decor doesn’t have to be complicated to be beautiful it just has to come from the heart!

If you spend any time at all on Pinterest you’ve seen 100’s of cute chalkboard designs.   But Kathleen with Charm Bracelet Diva made this adorable free hand Chalkboard Valentines Design.

Is bohemian chic more your style?  Then you have to check out this fun and funky Acorn Wall Hanging by one of my favorite bloggers, Table & Hearth.  She’s found a way to mix her love for 3D wall art and natural elements into one sweet design.  Great job Emily!

Love letters are one of the all time sweetest mementos.  A Purdy Little House took this beautiful nostalgic idea and turned into these charming pillows.  Just looking at them makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

While we are on the subject of love letters,  Jeanie from Create and Babble came up with the sweetest storage box for her heirloom love letters.  Giving them a beautiful safe place to be displayed.

In case you haven’t noticed this is the second of these charming “junk” Love signs that have appeared on our tour today.  How could I choose between these two signs?  I just love them both so much!  This particular beauty was made by the ever talented Petticoat Junktion.   Looks like I’ve found the perfect project for all my odds and ends!

The last but certainly not the least of our Best DIY Valentines Home Decor Projects is this lovely Rose Heart Sign by Frugelegance.  Wouldn’t this sign look great hanging up in a Valentines Gallery Wall?  So inspiring!

Gifts, Treats, and Sweet Nothings

This fun nostalgic Candy Button Hearts from Tikkido are about as sweet as it gets!  Not only are they adorable but they are a fun modern take on a childhood favorite.  What a neat way to pass along a fun tradition to the next generation of little munchkins.

Are you looking for a way to spice the old standby bath set gift?  Then look no further than this Felted Soap Tutorial from DIY Show Off.  Not only does felt wrapped soap last longer than traditional bar soap but it also produces a soft luscious lather that can’t be beat!  A homemade gift your Valentine is sure to swoon over!

If you’re looking for a fun project that the whole family can get involved with then look no further than this darling Matchstick Valentines from Frenchie.   Jump over to her blog for the full instructions and a free printable!


There is no better way to show someone how much you care then with an Easy Handmade Valentines Card and Marty’s Musings really know how to take them to the next level!  How incredible would it be to get one of these on Valentines Day?


Does anybody else remember passing cute little heart notes in class?  Homeology took those nostalgic little notes and turned them into the sweetest and simplest Valentines Day Gifts!  These little Origami Hearts Pockets are sure to make your heart swoon.

Is there a brand new bundle of joy in your life?  Then this Heart Taggie Blanket from Love Create Celebrate is perfect Valentines Day gift!  It’s so soft and snugly, everything a new baby needs!

Looking for a simpler handmade Valentine?  Then this Moss Valentine and Printable from Elizabeth Joan Designs is moss adorable!


The Deans List has made my heart pop with theses delectable Marshmallow Popcorn Treats.  Not only are they simple to make, but they are so pretty!  Yumm!

There is something so fun about opening fortune cookies.  With this awesome tutorial from Beauteeful Living you can make your very own Paper Fortune Cookies!  These sweet nothingsare perfect for stashing in your kids lunch boxes or with your Valentines morning gear.   What a perfect way to let all the special people in your life know you’re thinking of them!

The best gifts come in small packages and these Valentines Day Iron on Transfer Printables from Satorie Design For Living are designed just for them!  Plus they can be reused over and over again!

The last of our DIY Valentine Gifts are these pretty Book Mark Valentines by Carla Schauer Designs.   They are the perfect easy DIY Valentine for classroom parties and kid friendly events.  Carla even includes a cool tutorial on how to give the a water color effect!  Perfectly cute and perfectly economical!


I hope you enjoyed this round up of The Best DIY Valentines Projects!  May they bring you inspiration and joy this Valentines Day!

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