Valentine’s day is approaching, and you still haven’t figured what to gift him or her? Well, no worries, we are here with some low budget and DIY gifts that will surely please them. If you are bored with the usual chocolates and roses, and other ordinary gifts, give your relationship an extraordinary boost with some unique DIY gifts that will make everyone happy! So let’s go DIY-ing with wonderful homemade Valentine’s gifts.
1. Romantic surprise with flour hearts
Create a unique Valentine’s Day card for the particular person in your life this year with these flour hearts. Make the card by cutting out a heart shape on a piece of colored cardstock and adding flour for a striking visual effect. You’ll be amazed that this card also doubles as super romantic floor art – all thanks to the step where you sprinkle lots of flour on the card using the template, and the cutout shape creates a perfect heart-shaped layer of flour on the grass when you remove the sheet of paper. Use the technique to create a path full of hearts that helps him reach you, or just let the whole surface scream how much he means to you by incorporating the hearts all over the grass. Finally, how about letting him know he is cherished and loved with every footstep he takes?
2. A jar with reasons why you love him
Decorate a small glass jar with ribbons, felt hearts, and other decorative items. This unique gift can be placed on a shelf as a decorative piece and customized with a personal message from you. The knot holds a heart-shaped felt protrusion in place, while the jar itself contains a lot of little pieces of paper. Each of the folded pieces of paper will put a smile on your sweetheart’s face as it explains why you are so in love with him. Just take some normal paper, write the reasons on bright red paper, fold the sheets and drop them in the jar. Nothing can be better than expressing everything about him that makes you adore him all alone.
3. Teabag hearts.
Make your heart-shaped tea bags and present them to your Valentine this year. Use your favorite teas like Early Grey, English Breakfast, or Green Tea for an extra sweet treat. To get started, you’ll need coffee filters or fillable tea bags, a thread, scissors, store-bought tea, a colored sheet of paper, a sewing needle, a pencil, and a teaspoon. Even that little tag for your teabag has an excellent heart shape and is made of colored paper. The steps of construction are shown with this super simple pictorial tutorial shared by DIY Enthusiasts. Not only will this gift treat him to his favorite tea flavors every morning, but it is also going to remind him of you the moment he grabs that hot cup of beverage to kickstart his day!
4. Miniature Valentine’s Notebooks
If your partner loves writing notes, these miniature notebooks will be the perfect gift this Valentine’s Day. They can be handmade and attached with decorative elements of your choice for an extra special touch. The key is to tie small rectangular pieces of paper together and use cardboard and patterned paper to make the cover. While this one goes for a metallic black chain with shiny beads on the ends to hang the notebook, you can also craft it into a beautiful keychain. Another fun idea is to write the memories you shared with him on the pages of the notebook and then gave them to him as a surprise. When you take the first look at these minis, he would not even know that it is not just a small notebook to keep as a memoir or to take quick notes, but a beautiful description of the beautiful love story you two share.
5. Personalized photo frame
Make a picture frame that you can’t buy in the store. Just use spray paint to make a unique pattern, and put your favorite photo of you as a couple in it. The picture frame has a substantial heart-shaped cutout with one of your precious memories together as the background. This two-in-one frame will steal one’s heart – whether it’s the photo inside or the exterior, which is a beautiful combination of Valentine’s Day-perfect colors, namely red and white. The striped pattern is a piece of cake. All you have to do is tape off the design with some tape and spray paint. For a pretty extra touch, place a cord of heart-shaped patterned paper around the frame when you put it on the nightstand, mantelpiece, or study table.