Valentine’s Day is coming up, a perfect day to show your partner how much you love them. Even though love cannot and should not be measured with material items, giving your loved one the perfect gift can be incredibly meaningful. DIY gifts require energy and thought, and can be customized to uniquely fit your relationship! Show your loved one how much you care with these DIY Valentine’s Day gifts: 

52 Things I Love About You

Photo: Visual Heart

This idea is so cute and easily customizable. Fill the deck with inside jokes, compliments, and lots of love. Here’s the tutorial so you can get a better idea of what to put inside. 

“Open When..”

Photo: Life Love Lauren

These letters will show how much you care through words. This gift is perfect, especially if your relationship is long distance and you can’t always be around to give immediate comfort to your partner. Click here to see what other “open when” letters were included. 

Valentine’s Day Coupon Book 

Photo: Better Homes & Gardens

This gift will keep giving even after Valentine’s Day. There are printables for friends, kids and adults. Click here for the tutorial. 

Conversation Heart Pinata Care Packages


These are adorable and reminiscent of the original Valentine’s Day candy conversation hearts. The tutorial suggests putting things like candy inside of the package, but this can be easily customizable for whoever the gift is for! Click here for the tutorial. 

Valentine’s Paper Fortune Cookie

Photo: Ever Mine

These Valentine paper fortune cookies are super cute and easy to make. You can fill them with customizable messages for your significant other, friends, or anyone else who's loved in your life! Click here for the tutorial. 

365 Jar


The idea is pretty simple. Grab a jar, 365 scraps of paper, and get to writing! Write down quotes/lyrics that remind you of your loved one, reasons you love them, memories, things you want to do, etc.

“On the hour”

Photo: Thirty Handmade Days 

Give your significant other a small bag of gifts to open every hour on the “:14.” This is a super cute idea, and perfect if you’ve already picked out some gifts. Click here for the full tutorial. 

Embroidered Frame

Photo: Thirty Handmade Days

This simple embroidered frame is cute and customizable. The tutorial includes a breakdown of how to create a backstitch, and then shows you how to make this adorable gift for Valentine’s Day! Click here to get started. 

A Valentine’s Day Advent Calendar

Photo: A Fabulous Fete

This idea is super cute and sweet! You can pin them up or hang them on a corkboard to spread the love over fourteen days instead of one. Click here for the tutorial!