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24 Valentine Crafts To Make in an Afternoon

24 Valentine Crafts To Make in an Afternoon


Valentines’ Day is almost here and one of the best things about it is that it gives us another reason to explore our creativity.  It’s also the perfect time to send handmade sweet notes and gifts to loved ones near or far, or to add some lovely touches to your home décor.

Make Valentines' Day special and get inspired to take on some DIY Valentine craft projects! Try these 24 Valentine crafts to make in an afternoon!

I love to DIY most of my home decor and if you’re inspired to take on some DIY Valentine craft projects too, I’ve gathered 24 Valentine crafts to make in an afternoon!  They’re all easy, festive and sweet… and no candies involved!

Enjoy! 🙂

1. Shaker Heart Confetti Card via Pine Is Here

2. Doily & Heart Mason Jars via The Pleated Poppy



3. Framed Burlap Heart via Eighteen25

4. Valentine Countdown via Create Craft Love

Make Valentines' Day special and get inspired to take on some DIY Valentine craft projects! Try these 24 Valentine crafts to make in an afternoon!

5. Paper Heart Ornament via Paper Scissors Superheroes

6. DIY Love Valentine’s Day Sign via Landee See Landee Do

7. No Sew Burlap Valentine’s Wreath via Craftaholics Anonymous



8. DIY Valentine Succulent Planters via Vitamini Handmade

9. DIY Valentine’s Day Love Wall Hanging via Consumer Crafts

Make Valentines' Day special and get inspired to take on some DIY Valentine craft projects! Try these 24 Valentine crafts to make in an afternoon!

10. Gold Glitter Candle Holders via Birdsparty

11. Hanging Flower Heart DIY via A Beautiful Mess

12. DIY Emoji Heart Chocolates via Aww Sam



13. Heart Flower Vase via A Kailo Chic Life

14. DIY Valentine’s Love Banner via Hip Mama’s Place

Make Valentines' Day special and get inspired to take on some DIY Valentine craft projects! Try these 24 Valentine crafts to make in an afternoon!

15. DIY “Love You” Gift Bag Sign via Hip Mama’s Place

16. DIY Giant Chocolate Gift Boxes via Lovely Indeed

17. DIY Valentines From Popsicle Sticks via Make and Do Crew

18. DIY Hand Lettered Plywood Sign via Persia Lou

Make Valentines' Day special and get inspired to take on some DIY Valentine craft projects! Try these 24 Valentine crafts to make in an afternoon!

19. DIY Valentine’s Day Surprise Box via Damask Love

20. DIY Heart Planter For Valentine’s Day via The Crafted Life

21. Valentineĺs Day Love You Photo Banner via The Merry Thought



22. Recycled Box Valentine Heart String Art via Hello Wonderful

23. V-day Mini DIY Shelves For Under $5 via PapernStitch Blog

24. Easy DIY Valentines Garland via Red Ted Art

So, what do you think about these Valentine’s Day crafts? What’s your favorite/favorites? Will you be making time for Valentine’s Day crafting? Tell me in the comments!  




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A former school teacher, Jocelyn Brown created Hip Mama’s Place in 2007. Her motto for this blog is: get inspired, create and share! Jocelyn loves sharing about food and recipes, crafts, DIY projects and her random travels with her family. She also loves all things social media, but her latest obsession is Instagram.

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78 Comments

  1. Carmen
    February 2, 2022 / 2:07 am

    I’m excited about Valentine’s Day. Thanks for sharing these great ideas!

  2. January 28, 2022 / 7:50 pm

    These are great ideas! I am trying to figure out what to do with the kids this weekend and it is nice to have some inspiration to keep them busy.

  3. January 26, 2019 / 3:16 am

    These are all so cute. Both of my boys love heart day activities. Thanks so much for sharing.

  4. January 17, 2019 / 3:04 pm

    Thank you so much for sharing this. It is just an insightful post. I will bookmark it for future reference.

  5. January 17, 2019 / 6:26 am

    These are some super good craft ideas for Valentine’s day. Diy really brings out the creative side.

  6. Lisa Rios
    January 17, 2019 / 4:18 am

    I love how these are a nice alternative to candy! Not sure if I have the skills to make them haha I suck at crafts

  7. January 14, 2019 / 5:00 pm

    I love them all! I did a big Valentine cork wreath one year and it took me three days. I like these crafts that are done in an afternoon!

  8. Terri Beavers
    January 14, 2019 / 4:03 pm

    These are all really cute ideas for Valentine’s day! I love #9 DIY Valentine’s Day Love Wall Hanging via Consumer Crafts! this is such a great decoration idea, I’ll be doing this one for sure. This would also make a great gift as well. Thank you for sharing.

  9. January 14, 2019 / 8:27 am

    I liked the gold glitter candle holder and paper hanging ornaments the best…not too much work too (great!). Really creative list
    – Nandita

  10. January 14, 2019 / 5:28 am

    Beautiful! I love these just in time for Valentine’s day.

  11. January 13, 2019 / 11:38 pm

    These are some great ideas for Valentine’s Day crafts. I would love to try some of these!

  12. January 13, 2019 / 7:13 pm

    These are so cute and come at the perfect time so I can actually try my hand at some of these craftings. I think the glitter candles are super nice!

  13. January 13, 2019 / 6:41 pm

    These are very nice. I usually go out on a date, just to have a good time but never really create these cute stuff. Very cool ideas

  14. January 13, 2019 / 9:50 am

    So many great craft ideas for Valentine’s! I unfortunately won’t be making any since I’ll be on my travels

  15. Catalina
    January 13, 2019 / 9:46 am

    I love that some of these crafts are so easy that even my kid can make them. We often make crafts together especially before holidays.

  16. January 13, 2019 / 4:46 am

    Gold Glitter Candle Holders is such a beautiful idea. This could be very perfect at home. I would love to try making it.

  17. January 13, 2019 / 4:30 am

    I cannot believe that it is almost Valentine’s Day! Time is flying by! I love all of these crafts!

  18. Christa
    January 13, 2019 / 3:34 am

    So many great crafts here! I can’t wait to make them and get my house ready for Valentine’s Day.

  19. January 13, 2019 / 2:54 am

    Lovely craft ideas! I wonder what my son’s teacher will be asking them to make for arts class this year. 🙂

  20. January 13, 2019 / 2:41 am

    I love this! These are good ideas and perfect for Valentine’s Day!

  21. January 13, 2019 / 1:19 am

    These are such cute ideas! The weather is so cold in winter and it is nice to have a lot of craft ideas to keep the kids busy.

  22. KIM CROISANT
    January 12, 2019 / 7:36 pm

    That candle holder is so sweet. I love all your projects, but would love to make that candle holder. As soon as I get an afternoon to myself, I’m returning!!

  23. January 12, 2019 / 4:57 pm

    I love how easy to make these DIY Valentine’s Day crafts are. I’ll have to try to make some of them with my kids.

  24. January 12, 2019 / 3:17 pm

    Oh wow!! So much great stuff here! I’m dying over those glittery gold-dipped candle holders!

  25. January 12, 2019 / 11:29 am

    Wow these look so amazing. I am gonna try a few of these, but of course I am gonna start with the easiest. 🙂 Thanks for the inspiration

  26. January 12, 2019 / 11:11 am

    Such great ideas! I usually don’t celebrate V day but if I did I’d love to make the glittery candle holders! So pretty!

  27. Elizabeth O
    January 12, 2019 / 8:35 am

    it is so cute. keep posting such good posts. really beautiful crafts ideas. thanks for sharing.

  28. January 12, 2019 / 7:56 am

    I love celebrating the holidays by doing crafts! Many of these could be created by kids too. So cute!

  29. January 12, 2019 / 6:35 am

    These look like a ton of great Valentines day crafts! I try and encourage my kids to make things for this holiday and this gives me a ton of ideas for them to try!

  30. January 12, 2019 / 5:01 am

    the flower pot is so cute and definitely would be a great valentines gift

  31. January 12, 2019 / 3:14 am

    Thank you for your post. I love doing crafts with my kids. These look like they will be perfect . I like to have them make valentines for each other.

  32. Beth
    January 12, 2019 / 1:46 am

    Valentine’s Day is always a favorite of mine, I always daydream about making some Galentine gifts, but only manage to do it every few years. Maybe 2019 will be one of those years!

  33. Pam
    January 12, 2019 / 1:08 am

    So many great Valentine’s craft ideas here! I love those heart ornaments. I need to make them.

  34. January 12, 2019 / 12:49 am

    The glitter candles are my favourite. I will have to try it this week.

  35. January 12, 2019 / 12:16 am

    There is nothing quite like getting your craft on and these sound like some great ideas to make in the run up to Valentines! I love the fact they are simple and quite to make as well.

  36. January 11, 2019 / 11:39 pm

    You are very blessed in knowing how to craft. I used to as a teen but never carried it onto adulthood. I might try my hand at some but I have a small apartment so maybe something that can work past Valentine’s.

  37. January 11, 2019 / 11:38 pm

    I love this concept and idea. DIY are so cool but having such awesome ones for love and valentines is such an amzing way to do it yourself and have you express those deep words and actions in art.

  38. Konstantina
    January 11, 2019 / 9:59 pm

    I love Valentine’s day and crafts. Last year I pinned about 100 DIYS and ended up completing 3 . I absolutely love them.

  39. January 11, 2019 / 7:29 pm

    These are some fun craft ideas. My daughter loves to craft, so I can see her wanting to do a lot of these.

  40. January 11, 2019 / 6:18 pm

    Thanks for sharing these amazing valentines day gift ideas. Going to bookmark this. keep posting.

    • Blair villanueva
      January 15, 2019 / 3:31 am

      I enjoyed reading these valentine ideas! Omg i need to prep now for this season!

  41. January 11, 2019 / 6:03 pm

    Wow these are so cute! What a fun idea. I will have to try one of these.

  42. Monidipa Dutta
    January 11, 2019 / 5:34 pm

    The glitter candles are really great. I do not yet know if we will be meeting each other at valentines as we both r from separate countries but for sure I will make card and love banner.

  43. January 11, 2019 / 4:57 pm

    Oh these are so sweet! My kids love to do seasonal crafts and would really enjoy making these together!

  44. January 11, 2019 / 4:01 pm

    These are all great crafts to do! I love how classy they look! They are pretty and fun to make all at the same time!

  45. January 11, 2019 / 3:57 pm

    It is time to start thinking about Valentine’s Day and these crafts are a good start. I loved the planter and sparkly candle for my first choices.

  46. January 11, 2019 / 3:56 pm

    I think all these ideas so cute and fun. My favorite was the DIY Emoji Heart Chocolates, but Valentines’ Day is about the chocolate. I’m thinking about trying to make these myself. This post was the absolute cutest! Have a great day!

  47. Candy
    January 11, 2019 / 3:08 pm

    All of these would be fun to make for Valentine’s Day. Like the hanging hearts really pretty

  48. January 11, 2019 / 2:32 pm

    Ehm… can I try to make them also before Valtine’s day just to decorate my home? I find them so nice!

  49. January 11, 2019 / 1:59 pm

    Love these. I love making crafts for holidays. My health has held me back recently, but these look pretty easy! I wish you included pictures of each one, though.

  50. January 11, 2019 / 10:57 am

    Some great ideas for valentines crafts I love all these ideas x

  51. Kimberley
    January 11, 2019 / 6:09 am

    Saving this post for valentines this year! Nice tips

  52. January 11, 2019 / 4:00 am

    The boxes are the cutest things. I love those. These are some great crafts

  53. Kansas Bonanno
    January 11, 2019 / 1:18 am

    I love the hanging heart ornaments, I think these will be the perfect weekend treat for my kiddo’s to help me make!

  54. January 10, 2019 / 11:40 pm

    What an amazing collection of Valentines Day crafts! I must admit the Gold Glitter Candle Holders really caught my eye. I’d love to give those a try this year. Even though I’m not that talented at crafts, it does look like it wouldn’t be that hard and it does look really nice.

  55. February 4, 2017 / 5:32 pm

    Wow, that’s such a lovely long list – an amazing round up of DIY crafts just in time for valentines day.

  56. January 31, 2017 / 5:17 pm

    These are all great Valentine’s Day crafts to make. I just joined the diy wagon lol so I’m starting off slow

  57. January 31, 2017 / 1:20 pm

    These are so cute! I particularly love the mason jar idea. I did something similar for me and my boyfriend where I decorated a mason jar and put all of our polaroids and memories in it.

  58. January 31, 2017 / 5:24 am

    It’s always so nice to be able to do arts and crafts especially with the kids. It’s a great way to keep them busy as well as get them excited for the occasion! I love these ideas!

  59. January 30, 2017 / 3:28 pm

    Thanks for rounding these up! This is my first *serious* Valentines Day with a boyfriend and I really want to make it special!

  60. January 30, 2017 / 1:25 pm

    I love all these craft ideas. I think this would be super cute to have a girls day and make stuff for V-day, but alas I don’t think I will have time this year. This is great for crafters though!!

  61. January 30, 2017 / 10:29 am

    These are so cute! I love the one with the mason jars. Thanks for this great round up!

  62. January 30, 2017 / 6:24 am

    These are all great. I love easy to make and quick crafts for Valentine’s Day. To me, that is what Valentine’s Day is for.

  63. Laura
    January 30, 2017 / 4:03 am

    These are so cute! I’m thinking of some of these for my galentines <3

  64. January 29, 2017 / 4:27 am

    These crafts are making me wish I lived closer to my nieces and nephew because I know we would have making them. The succulent and candles holders are my favorite. They would be perfect for kicking off spring as well.

  65. January 29, 2017 / 4:03 am

    Super cute valentine’s day projects. I put my valentine decor and realized I didn’t have much. So I think I’ll give a couple of these a try!

  66. Tereza
    January 28, 2017 / 7:01 pm

    These are brilliant DIYs – I gotta bookmark it for when it’s closer to Valentine’s Day for some extra inspiration:) Thank you for sharing xx

  67. January 28, 2017 / 6:18 pm

    How fun! I love how quick these all are! I think that my kids are going to have a lot of fun doing some of these next week.

  68. January 28, 2017 / 4:36 pm

    I love crafting for holidays! The glitter dipped candle holders are my favorite out of the ones in your post.

  69. January 28, 2017 / 2:43 pm

    those are all super cute! I think the jars (#2) are my favorite though. My daughter and I could have a fun day making all of these.

  70. Debra
    January 28, 2017 / 3:54 am

    What fun crafts, I really love Valentines day but really the kid part! It is such a fun holiday!

  71. January 27, 2017 / 10:06 pm

    Oh how cute! The framed burlap craft sounds like it would be adorable. I will have to try these!

  72. January 27, 2017 / 9:57 pm

    I have always wanted to make a wreathe! One day I’ll be brave enough, I like that this one is no sew!! Also Etched Wine Heart Wineglasses, sound awesome!

  73. January 27, 2017 / 8:21 pm

    Number ten is my favorite- everything is better with glitter! I have some white candles & pink glitter so I pinned this to DIY later this week.

  74. Deborah Smith
    April 10, 2016 / 3:59 pm

    Wish I’d seen these in Feb. Bookmarked for next year 🙂 Love the hanging ornaments

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