Valentine’s Day is just a heart-beat away and the endless stress on what to get your sweetheart will begin, the internal struggle on what to buy them and if they will like it. Flowers, chocolates and stuffed bears are over-played, so why not surprise your sweetie with original homemade gift ideas that will blow them away with your creativity.
Valentine Bath Bombs
Bath bombs are taking over the internet, and here is a way to incorporate something that will most likely be used with a little Valentine’s day spin. Click here for the tutorial: http://www.crazyaboutmybaybah.com/youre-the-bomb-valentine-diy-bath-bombs-printable/
Valentine Treat Bags
Flash back to elementary school where making Valentine goody bags was done as an art, these paper treat bags are adorably simple. Click here for the tutorial: http://www.whitegunpowder.com/crafts-diy/diy-valentine-treat-bags/
Have old pictures of you and your sweetheart laying around? Here is a creative way to incorporate those special pictures into your valentine gift, with picture framed candles. Click here for the tutorial: http://inspiredideasmag.blogspot.com/2008/05/making-memory-candles-project-from.html
Mugs Of Love
If your darling is a coffee lover, here is a special way to spice up his/her coffee with a sweet written message he/she can read every morning. Just take a plain colored coffee mug and write on it with a sharpie; a thoughtful inexpensive gift that will warm the heart of your Valentine.
Want something more personal? How about a jar full of personal memories and reasons why you adore your Valentine, a note for all 365 days of the year to always keep them smiling and motivated. Click here for tutorial: http://www.boredpanda.com/love-notes-365-day-jar-gift/
Pie In A Jar
Homemade food is a creative way to show your love, pie in a jar will surely place a smile on your Valentine’s face. Here is the link for the recipe: http://greenweddingshoes.com/diy-pie-in-a-jar-treats/
If you want to go the classic route and give your valentine chocolates, add a little flare with hidden messages for your sweetie to find.
Here is a great way to incorporate a personal spin on a homemade card. A heartfelt message written on the pages will be love at first sight.
Hand your heart to your valentine, use flowers to create a heart shaped bouquet. Here is the link for the tutorial: http://www.marthastewart.com/272923/cockscomb-valentine-wreath#Valentine%27s%20Day%20Flowers|/274638/valentines-day-flowers/@center/276967/valentines-day|272923
Brownie Heart Cupcakes
Attention all chocolate lovers, these cupcakes will make your Valentine fall in love all over again. Here is the recipe: http://www.marthastewart.com/318374/brownie-heart-cupcakes#Valentine%27s%20Day%20Dessert%20Recipes|/275179/valentines-day-dessert-recipes/@center/276967/valentines-day|318374
Homemade gifts show how much you really care about your Valentine, and putting time into the gift is a gift in itself.