The season of love is almost upon us, which means there’s no better time to express your love than with a gorgeous bouquet of roses, chocolate and handmade crafts. Whilst Valentine’s Day crafts are popular amongst children and teenagers, a crafty project is just as likely to make a lasting impression for any adult in your life! From air dry clay projects to art paper crafts, we have plenty of ideas to get you inspired. Read on to discover our 10 Valentine’s Day crafts for all ages (whether you have a Valentine or not!).
- Heart-shaped wind chime
- DIY jewellery plate
- Heart dog scarf
- Cut-paper flower card
- Heart glasses
- Heart paper flowers
- Succulent Valentines
- Dotted heart mug
- Painted Valentine’s Day vase
- Candy heart garland
10 Valentine’s Day crafts for all ages
1. Heart-shaped wind chime
If you have any spare heart-shaped cookie cutters laying around, this is the perfect decoration to impress a loved one. These are ideal for hanging above your bed, on the front porch or in a tree. To make this, you will only need some air dry clay, twine, cookie cutters and some wire. You can get creative and decorate your heart with glitter and artist paint, or you can personalise the message on your clay heart - the choice is yours!
2. DIY jewellery plate
This simple, yet elegant jewellery bowl will match almost every home decor and jewellery style. It is ideal for holding all kinds of jewellery, from rings to necklaces, earrings and more. To make this DIY Valentine’s craft, all you need is some air dry or polymer clay and a sculpting tool. Then, simply shape your clay into a shallow heart dish, add decorative edging, use a sculpting tool to carve a message and bake as instructed.
3. Heart dog scarf
Just because it’s Valentine’s Day, doesn’t mean your furry friends have to miss out. Get creative and make this pet-proof heart scarf! This affordable and easy-to-make scarf can be made for dogs of all sizes, and will only take a few minutes. You can either use an iron to heat-transfer the hearts onto the fabric or simply use some craft glue.
4. Cut-paper flower card
Impress your Valentine with this unique cut-out flower card. To make this, grab some different coloured art paper, craft scissors, hot glue and a hot glue gun, and heart candies. You can even alternate your Valentine’s Day card with different coloured cardstock paper, depending on their favourite colours.
5. Heart glasses
Dress up on Valentine’s Day with these silly rose coloured glasses. This creative Valentine’s Day idea is perfect for kids of all ages and is even a great activity for school students. To make this fun Valentine’s kids craft, simply grab some art paper, craft scissors, clear craft tape, pink or red cellophane. You can even customise these Valentine’s heart glasses by changing the colour of the tinted shades as you like.
6. Heart paper flowers
For a last minute Valentine’s Day craft, these animated and colourful heart-shaped flowers are the perfect choice! This is also a great Valentine’s Day craft for 10 year olds and older, as they’re super easy, affordable and can be made in less than 20 minutes. To make this Valentine’s Day craft for kids, just grab some coloured art paper, craft scissors, hot glue and hot glue gun, bamboo skewers, green acrylic paint, a paintbrush, and you’re set.
7. Succulent Valentine’s
Give someone special in your life a heart-decorated succulent for Valentine’s Day. These low-maintenance, yet stunningly unique plants are perfect for brightening up any space in your home. For this simple craft, you will need succulents, plant pots, acrylic paint and a paintbrush. Get creative and decorate these with different coloured paint and interesting patterns.
8. Dotted heart mug
For the tea and coffee drinkers in your life, this dotted heart mug is sure to make a great gift. Grab your favourite ceramic or glass mug and some paint pens, and draw a series of dots in the shape of a heart. You can change the colours depending on their style. Make sure the paint is completely dry and top with a varnish to seal it.
9. Painted Valentine’s Day vase
Make the perfect centrepiece for a loved one this Valentine’s Day. This simple Valentine’s Day decor will be sure to brighten up the place and bring some festive colour. These can also be displayed all year round! To make this, you will need a glass jar, some white artist spray paint, lentil beans, a marker, a hot glue gun, acrylic paint and a paintbrush.
10. Candy heart garland
What’s Valentine’s Day without a heart-themed garland? In honour of the popular conversation heart candies, this garland is the perfect vibrant home decor that everyone will love. For this Valentine’s Day project, you will need some colourful art paper, a heart punch or craft scissors, a small hole punch, twine and letter stamps or a marker.
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Valentine’s Day crafts: FAQs
How can I make Valentine's Day special without spending any money?
There are plenty of ways you can celebrate Valentine’s Day without spending any money. Some ideas include:
- Paper crafts such as origami, cards and garlands
- Playing board games
- Preparing dinner at home
- Going to the beach
- Having a picnic
What Valentine’s Day crafts can I sell?
If you’re looking to sell some Valentine’s Day crafts, we have plenty of ideas that are guaranteed to be a hit!
- DIY earrings
- Decorated heart mugs
- Heart-shaped bath bombs
- Flower wreaths
- Greeting cards
What are the most gifted items on Valentine’s Day?
If you want to pair something with your handmade craft, there are plenty of other popular Valentine’s Day gifts. These include: