show some love with these Valentine’s Day DIYs!

Valentine’s Day is coming in like a freight train, and as we prepare for the big day at the flower shop I’m thinking ahead for sweet homemade gifts for C and my friends.

Here are some of my favorites scoured from the internets…

There are few things that make my husband happier than a six pack. Dress up a case of your Valentine’s favorite brew (or soda!) with craft paper, ribbon, and a homemade tag.

Make a cute card with birthday candles and card stock for the person who lights up your life. (This version with a match book is adorable, too.)

Pen a love letter on a coffee cup with a Sharpie paint marker. Bake it in the oven for 30 minutes at 350 degrees (F) to make it dishwasher safe!

Who can resist chocolate covered strawberries? Add white chocolate football laces to score major points with your sports fanatic.

For a naturally sweet Valentine, print cute stickers to add to different kinds of fresh fruit and arrange them together in a big basket.

I’m all about s’mores these days. {They’re the cupcake of 2014; you heard it here first.} Fill a mason jar with mini graham crackers, mini marshmallows, and chocolate chips to make a s’mores snack mix. Top it off with a cute tag, like, “There’s no one I love s’more than you!

Turn a deck of playing cards into a book of “52 Reasons I Love You.” Or “Like You,” if it’s not that serious yet ;-)

If you’ve never made pots de creme, Valentine’s Day is a great time to start. It’s the easiest dessert to make, and so so good. Heart sprinkles and a dollop of fresh whipped cream are the cherry on top.

There’s plenty more inspiration where that came from! Peep my Be My Valentine board on Pinterest for other ideas.

Conversation hearts image via Dream a Little Bigger.

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35 Comments

  1. I love, love, love this blog post. Especially the strawberries with football decor! Super cute!

    Posted 2.11.15 Reply
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  4. Wow.. sweet ideas, next year I will try these.

    Posted 4.22.14 Reply
  5. emfac13 wrote:

    Such a cute post!! This is amazing :)

    Posted 2.4.14 Reply
  6. Love! So cute!!

    Posted 2.3.14 Reply
  7. andy1076 wrote:

    Cute ideas! Love it :)

    Posted 2.2.14 Reply
  8. sweet idea.i might take some of your ideas and put it on practice…

    Posted 2.2.14 Reply
  9. lavbaj wrote:

    I love the mug! I need one in my life! I also need a valentine. but the mug comes first!
    http://lavandher.wordpress.com
    Lavender xx

    Posted 1.28.14 Reply
  10. Love this post! It could be ’cause I love St. Valentine’s day, but also because of all the ideas and the context of the day. It’s so cute!
    xoxo!
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    Posted 1.27.14 Reply
  11. whiskers77 wrote:

    So cute love these DIYs will have to try some of them :)
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    Posted 1.26.14 Reply
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    Posted 1.23.14 Reply
  13. Ethanie wrote:

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    Posted 1.23.14 Reply
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    Posted 1.23.14 Reply
  15. so cute :)

    Posted 1.23.14 Reply
  16. I just really crave chocolate right now! :-) Loving the nail art! xx

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    Posted 1.23.14 Reply
  17. I love the coffee cup idea!

    Posted 1.22.14 Reply
  18. Omg these are the cutest v-day things I’ve ever seen!

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    Posted 1.22.14 Reply
  19. Lucy wrote:

    Hehe, love the strawberries! :D

    Posted 1.22.14 Reply
  20. love it

    Posted 1.22.14 Reply
  21. loved the ideas!!!
    xoxo
    Irene
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    Posted 1.22.14 Reply
  22. Love this post! Might have to steal one of these ideas for my valentine <3

    Posted 1.22.14 Reply
  23. L’ha ribloggato su Raguthie ha commentato:
    amazing

    Posted 1.22.14 Reply
  24. PigLove wrote:

    Totally awesome my friend. Thanks. XOXO – Bacon
    P.S. Mommy – note the strawberries and apples – hint-hint.

    Posted 1.22.14 Reply
  25. Really cute! I would like to do some of them

    Posted 1.22.14 Reply
  26. Great ideas. I have valentines day, his birthday the next week, our three year anniversary the week after. Ahhh!

    Posted 1.22.14 Reply
  27. love it… beautiful ideas….

    Posted 1.22.14 Reply
  28. Reblogged this on Bag Lady Boutique.

    Posted 1.22.14 Reply
  29. Amy wrote:

    Thanks for sharing these DIY

    Posted 1.22.14 Reply
  30. shizknit wrote:

    Reblogged this on Sylvia's Life and Style and commented:
    Great DIY ideas!

    Posted 1.22.14 Reply