February is the month of love and these Valentine’s Day DIY Gift Ideas are perfect for friends and family. From decorations to treats to even a yummy cocktail, you can’t go wrong creating something from your heart.
Valentine’s Day Banner
This craft is perfect to hang in someone’s office, on your fireplace, or as a wall decoration in your home.
- Wood Banner Squares
- Deco Art Paint – Red, Pink, Brown, Antique Medium
- Sponge Brush
- Mix one part of brown paint with one part antiquing medium.
- Paint 19 wood banner squares with the paint mixture, like you are staining it.
- Using the stencils, paint the letters V A L E N T I N E S D A Y, on each card.
- Next, paint hearts on 7 wood banner squares.
- Let everything dry completely.
- Hang the signs using the twine.
Valentine’s Day Charcuterie Board
Charcuterie boards are so fun to create. I have been making them for every holiday, and this Valentine’s Day board is perfect to give as a gift or enjoy yourself.
- All Of The Valentine’s Day Candy and Cookies You Love.
- A round or square charcuterie board.
- Cream Cheese Frosting
- Chocolate Frosting
- Peanut Butter
- Put the 2 frostings and the peanut butter in small bowels to place on the board.
- Start laying the candy in the middle of the board, larger to smaller.
- Add all the cookies and other candy around the board as it fits.
Valentine’s Day Cocktail
Who doesn’t love a Moscow Mule? Well, this Valentine’s Day Moscow Mule has a yummy twist to it. It’s easy to create and goes perfect with the Valentine’s Day charcuterie board.
- Moscow Mule Ingredients:
- 2 Oz Enchanted Rock Vodka
- 1 Oz Grenadine
- 4 Oz Ginger Beer
- 1 Tablespoon Lime Juice
- Sliced Strawberries
- Sliced Limes
- Valentine’s Day candy (Conversation Candy Hearts)
- Crushed Ice
- In a tall glass, mix vodka, ginger beer, lime juice, and crushed ice.
- Add grenadine to the top of the cocktail.
- Dry the strawberries off and dip them in sugar.
- Add the strawberries and a lime wheel to the top of the cocktail.
- Place a few conversation hearts on top.
Valentine’s Day Candy Dish
This Valentine’s Day Candy dish is perfect for your neighbor, your kid’s teacher, or your coworkers. It’s super inexpensive and easy to create.
- Small Clay Pot – 3”
- Deco Art Acrylic Paint – Pink, Red, White, Glitter Glam
- Sponge Brush
- Small Paint Brush
- Wilton Clear Candy Bag
- Red Curly Ribbon
- Valentine’s Day Candy
- Paint the outside of the clay pot, and the top of the inside of the clay pot.
- Let it dry and add a second or third coat as needed.
- Paint hearts, polka-dots, or anything Valentine’s Day-related on the outside of the clay pot.
- Fill a goody by with Valentine’s Day candy, just enough so it fits in the clay pot.
- Tie the bag off with curly ribbon and cut off the excess plastic.
- Place the goody bag of candy into the clay pot.
Valentine’s Day Candy Gift
I love creating Valentine’s Day cards for the kiddos to take to school, and these candy-filled balloons are super cute, super inexpensive, and easy to create.
- Red and Pink Large Balloons
- Miniature Chocolate Candies.
- Curly Ribbon
- Place a piece of candy into the balloon.
- Blow up the balloon, you could even use helium for a fun experience.
- Tie the balloon off with the curly ribbon.