10 Easy Valentine’s Day DIY Decorating, Food & Gift Ideas

by Dagmar Bleasdale on February 5, 2012

DIY Valentine's Day ideas, DagmarBleasdale.com10 Valentine’s Day DIY Decorating, Food & Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day coming up too fast? Don’t know what to get your loved one yet?

Help is on the way — here are some super-easy Valentine’s Day DIY gift ideas.

When I started writing my Valentine’s Day decorating post I had so many options for kids that I ended up writing a post with 10 Valentine craft ideas for kids.

Here are the other DIY Valentine’s Day ideas I love and didn’t get to share yet. You can make any one of these, most just in a few minutes.

1. Why not surprise your hubby or the kids with this easy-to-make heart garland in the morning?

DagmarBleasdale.com: paper heart garland

2. Here are two ideas for heart-shaped cookie cutters: toast with a heart-shaped egg in the middle:

DagmarBleasdale.com: heart-shaped egg in toast

3. Heart-shaped French toast with strawberry butter. Yummy!

DagmarBleasdale.com: heart-shaped French toast

4. All you need for this heart-shaped wreath is some wire or twig and fabric scraps:

DagmarBleasdale.com: Valentine's Day heart wreath with fabric hearts

5. Got some leftover yarn? Make this adorable yarn heart in minutes:

DagmarBleasdale.com: yarn heart

6. So easy, so cute: surprise your family with these heart-shaped cinnamon rolls, or let the kids help you with them.

DagmarBleasdale.com: heart-shaped cinnamon roles, Valentine's Day idea

7. You can download and print this card in many different colors and sizes here.

DagmarBleasdale.com: free Valentine's Day printable

8. Paint chips are free, and you don’t even need a paper punch for this adorable garland:

DagmarBleasdale.com: Valentine's Day heart paint chips DIY garland

9. Another idea for a heart made out of paper — the kids can help you with cutting the strips or cluing the hearts together:

DagmarBleasdale.com: paper hearts wreath

10. Want to dress up your kids for Valentine’s Day? This is the cutest and easiest idea for kids I’ve found: cut felt hearts to go behind kids shirt buttons.

DagmarBleasdale.com: Valentine's Day felt heart buttons

If you have a little more time, here is one more fun idea you can use all year:

“I love you because…” frame. Here is the tutorial.

DIY Valentine's Day gift "I Love You Because" note frame

Which one of these Valentine’s Day ideas is your favorite?

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Sinea Pies January 18, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Love these great ideas.
So did our readers at last week’s Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop on Ducks ‘n a Row…it was one of the most viewed posts and will be featured this week.
Congrats! ?

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Dagmar Bleasdale January 18, 2015 at 10:12 PM

Wow, Sinea, thank you!!!

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Brittany January 15, 2015 at 11:33 AM

What a great collection of simple and cute ideas for Valentines day. I have already pinned this and will be needing it over the weekend as I decorate my house. I especially love the idea of putting a garland across the headboard of the bed! Thanks for all the ideas!

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Dagmar Bleasdale January 15, 2015 at 11:49 AM

Thanks for coming by, Brittany!

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Christie January 15, 2015 at 11:06 AM

That bunting across the headboard is ADORABLE! Love it! Pinned.

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Dagmar Bleasdale January 15, 2015 at 11:50 AM

Thanks for the pin, Christie!

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Michelle@TheRibbonRetreat January 14, 2015 at 8:20 AM

All of these ideas are so much fun! I love the crafts and heart inspired treats look divine! Thank you for sharing! PINNED!

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Dagmar Bleasdale January 15, 2015 at 11:51 AM

Thanks for the pin, Michelle!

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Cathy January 13, 2015 at 7:05 PM

What a great collection of wonderful ideas – love the paper heart wreaths they are both so cute. Thank you for sharing at Share It One More Time. Cathy

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Verena February 5, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Aww, these are such cute ideas! I especially like number 1 and 7. :)

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Lexie February 5, 2012 at 6:34 PM

I love these ideas. Especially the heart buttons to sweet!
Ok how did you make the cinnamon rolls look like that? Already have some ideas thanks to you.

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PragmaticMom February 5, 2012 at 12:12 PM

I love your Valentine’s ideas. So great, especially the toast one. Even I can handle that one!

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Amber - Binkertation February 5, 2012 at 8:40 AM

Fun ideas!!! I linked up a bunch of (fast, easy) Valentine’s Day ideas over at my blog the other day, but you found some new ones that I may just have to try (hello, french toast!)

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