10 Awesome St. Valentine’s DIY Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and I love handmade gifts. I thought that it’d be a great idea to do a best-of St. Valentine’s Day DIY gifts article to share with you. This way you have 10 different St. Valentine’s Day gift ideas that you can make yourself.
These 10 St. Valentine’s Day sewing, craft and DIY gifts ideas have been specially chosen because they are original, easy to make and lovely!

Are you ready to choose?? Here we go with this list of St. Valentine’s Day DIY Gift Ideas.

DIY St. Valentine’s Tree with embroidered hearts

What a great idea to up-cycle any Christmas wooden tree you may have (and if you don’t, follow this tutorial here to make your St. Valentine’s Tree with embroidered hearts.) These handmade hearts are also great in other decors or situations but I think this St. Valentine’s Handmade Tree looks awesome! Follow the tutorial here.

DIY Heart Handwarmers

This DIY project is super easy to make. With a little bit of fabric, some rice and a sewing machine (you can even hand-stitch it) you can make these cute Heart Handwarmers. Find the sewing tutorial and pattern here.

DIY LOVE Pillow Cover

When I saw this DIY LOVE letters pillow cover on On Sutton Place I just fell in love with it! I love personalized decoration objects and I am a big fan of things that send a peaceful message like this LOVE pillow cover. Find the tutorial here.

DIY Felt Message Hearts

Aren’t these personalized message felt hearts super cute? What a great idea to throw a little St. Valentine’s party with your loved one! You can make these felt hearts yourself and include a personal message. All you need is some felt fabric, Batting and thread. You can find the free pattern and tutorial here.


DIY Heart Soft Toy

Babies will have hours of fun playing with this handmade heart soft toy. This easy DIY St. Valentine’s Day Handmade idea only needs fabric scraps, ribbon and fusible fleece. You can find the free pattern and sewing tutorial here.

DIY Patchwork Heart Pouch

A pouch is always something useful, isn’t it? Here is an idea to make a patchwork heart pouch using fabric scraps and a zipper!

Follow the sewing tutorial and pattern here.

DIY Personalized t-shirt

Easily transform any plain t-shirt into a personalized tee. You can silk-screen paint it using this technique here. All you need is a tee and fabric screen printing ink

DIY personalize handmade Heart-t-shirt

DIY Heart Shape Pillow

I think this DIY Heart shaped pillow can fit everywhere. So fluffy and cute! For an even bigger surprise, I would suggest making a few of this and decorating a bed or couch with them! Find the heart pattern and tutorial here.

DIY Potpourri Embroidered Heart Sachet

A scented embroidered heart sachet that could be kept in any secret or intimate place and that your gifted person will remember you for. Follow this easy sewing tutorial and add the scent of your choice!

DIY Heart Appliqué Mittens

This pair of mittens with a heart appliqué is an easy to make sewing project that will please any kid. They are the perfect gift for a warm and loving St. Valentine’s Day Gift. You can find the kids mittens pattern and tutorial here. You can also check this adult mittens pattern and tutorial here and add the heart appliqué.

And if you are still looking for more St. Valentine’s Day Handmade Ideas, here is an extra one!

DIY Arrow cushions

This cutie arrow cushions are super simple to sew and can be made in any size to make a perfect St. Valentine’s Day gift. You can fill them with batting for a comfortable pillow or with something heavier to use them as weights. Check the sewing tutorial and get the free sewing pattern here.


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And now, I am sure you’ll have much fun making one or more of these creative St. Valentine’s Handmade Gifts for your loved ones and that you’ll have a Happy Valentine’s Day!

I would like to give a special thanks to all the fantastic bloggers that have contributed to this article with their fabulous creative ideas for Valentine’s Day. You can find their blogs in each project.

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  1. Thanks for linking my projects!! What a fun list.

  2. These are the great ideas. I love the Heart Applique Mittens.

  3. What fun Valentine’s day gifts. I’m charmed by the heart pouch. Congrats, you’re featured on the #ThisIsHowWeRoll Link Party.

  4. So many lovely ideas – I love the bright red cushion:)

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