Express your love with handmade Valentine's crafts like paper cards, gift ideas, and decorations.
While big teddy bears holding boxes of chocolates, and store-bought bouquets can be beautiful and thoughtful gifts, there's no better way to spread a little love this Valentine's Day than to give a handmade token from the heart. Whether you're surprising a significant other or gathering your best gals to celebrate one another, we've got the best DIYs that'll have everyone feeling warm and fuzzy inside.
Have a classroom full of little ones to delight? These stuffed paper hearts they pack a sweet surprise! Or, fill up these stenciled treat bags with an array of trinkets and goodies for a basket of little gifts, ideal for sharing. However you decide to get crafty for this February 14, these projects are not only fun and Valentine craft idea for adult to make, but they're guaranteed to send many a' hearts sailing.
All you'll need are a few basic supplies in every shade of pink and red! Give that "someone sent me flowers! Tuck a few of these wooden hearts into unsuspecting lunch boxes or coat pockets, or dangling one from a doorknob or rearview mirror.
Play Willy Wonka and make the most of the shiny foil on a bar of chocolate—it will show through punched patterns on a paper band. When personalized, it tastes doubly delicious.
A batch of homemade truffles, caramels, or chocolate turtles deserves a worthy package: Craft your own heart-shaped box—with our printable template and wood veneer sheets thin as paper—perfecly fitted to your number of treats. Give your sweetie two kisses this Valentine's Day with a chapstick love note and a clever pipe-cleaner kiss card.
If the sun seems to peer right into your window, give it something pretty to look at -- and through.