Last Minute DIY Handmade Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

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With Valentine’s Day just a short week away, time is running out to create the perfect handmade Valentine’s Day gift. But no worries. You can have a creative Valentine’s Day dinner and dessert at home – perhaps starting with a Valentine’s Day bento box with hearts and stars? Or simply dig in, get your hands dirty – or perhaps soaping clean? – and craft something special for your sweetheart with these romantic and fun DIY handmade Valentine’s Day gift ideas that can all be made in an afternoon.

DIY Last Minute Handmade Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

From top left: 1.  DIY Hearts & Stars Valentine’s Day Bento Box via Capture by Lucy / 2. DIY Valentine Arrow Macaron Cookie Picks via Sugar & Cloth / 3. DIY Heart Shaped Washi Tape Valentine’s Day Chocolates Box via Lia Griffith / 4. DIY Valentine’s Day in a Box Gift via Buzz Feed DIY / 5. Tri-Color Valentine’s Day Red, Pink & White Lip Balm DIY via Soap Deli News / 6. DIY Valentine’s Day Macaron Cookie Gift Box via Tried & True / 7. DIY Dried Rose & Vanilla Bath Bombs via Henry Happened / 8. DIY Bed of Roses Melt & Pour Soap Recipe via Wholesale Supplies Plus

Homemade DIY Valentine's Day Gift Ideas - Handmade Gifts and Treats for Sweethearts

From top left: 1. Glitter DIY Love Coffee Mug via My Craftily Ever After / 2. DIY Plantable Paper Flower Seed Hearts via Evermine Blog / 3. Homemade Melt & Pour Soap Hearts via Spoonful / 4. DIY Pink & Red Valentine’s Day Concrete Gemstone Magnets via At Home in Love / 5. Popcorn Macarons Recipe with Salted Caramel Filling via Eat Show & Tell / 6. DIY Heart Shaped Chocolate Lip Balms via Soap Queen / 7. DIY Homemade Vintage Tarlet Soaps via Little Yellow Couch / 8. DIY Heart Embellished Valentine’s Day Gloves via Purl Avenue

For more unique, handmade Valentine’s Day gift ideas, be sure to follow my DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas board on Pinterest.

About Rebecca D. Dillon

Rebecca D. Dillon is a soapmaker, DIY-er and blogger whose life is controlled daily by a dachshund. You can find more of her amazing skin care recipes via her guest posts at The Nourished Life blog and Everything Pretty blog as well as on Soap Deli News. Or subscribe to Soap Deli News blog here in order to receive email updates.


  1. Thank you for this fun and creative collection of gift ideas, Rebecca! I can’t wait to check them all out.: ) xoxo

  2. Rebecca,

    Thank you so much for including our DIY Vintage Tartlet Soaps in your blog!

    xoxo Karen June @ Little Yellow Couch

  3. Wow thank you for including my Bento Box! xx

  4. Lovely ideas! I found them too late for this year, but just in time for the next year 🙂