Valentine’s Day isn’t only about shiny jewelry, cute teddy bears, or a box of chocolates. DIY Valentine’s gifts are the latest trend that turns this romantic holiday into something hands-on. With tons of new and exciting DIY kits floating around, how do you choose the most entertaining project?
Our cool guide to enjoyable DIY Valentine’s gift ideas has inviting and constructive sets to offer everyone you love in your life. Keep reading to discover all there is to make and do in the name of love.
63 Best DIY Valentine’s Gift Ideas
These DIY Valentine’s gifts will keep the one you love productive for a very long time.
DIY Miniature Dollhouse Kit
Dollhouse-making can also belong to the adult world when it’s challenging and fun. This DIY dollhouse kit is a simple way to have fun with miniatures. It includes everything needed to create a magic emporium, including props, boards, and LED lights. The set can keep your Valentine busy for hours of creative entertainment.
DIY Puzzle Kit
This DIY puzzle kit goes beyond a traditional puzzle set for those who crave something more. The model kit includes over 300 pieces that come together to create a detailed music box design. It assembles easily using natural wood and ends up playing Swan Lake once all the pieces are in place.
Flower Bouquet-Building Kit
Your girlfriend may appreciate a last-minute bouquet, but this flower bouquet-building kit delivers something unique. It’s half Valentine’s Day symbol and half activity; she’ll have earned the beauty in these flowers as she puts them together piece by piece. The best part is, this bouquet will outlast all others.
Bonsai Tree Kit
This Bonsai tree kit is a thoughtful project for parents, friends, and co-workers alike. It has five sets of Bonsai seeds, a planter box, and other accessories needed to grow the miniature trees. Once the trees come in, they can concentrate their efforts on the peaceful act of maintaining the zen garden.
Help welcome everyone to your special someone’s home with this cute Valentine’s Day heart wreath as decor. It’s ready to hang and is made from rattan branches and berries red enough for Valentine’s Day. They can still do some DIY when hanging the wreath and attaching the LED string lights to show off this symbol of love.
100-Dates Scratch-Off Poster
Make dating fun again for your boyfriend or girlfriend with this special 100-dates scratch-off poster. It can inspire your Valentine with brilliant date ideas that’ll keep the good times rolling for a long time. The poster includes events like celebrating Halloween and singing a tune for the one you love. It can be the impetus for many unforgettable dates to come.
Valentine’s 3D Pop-Up Card
This adorable 3D pop-up card is an example of a handmade Valentine’s gift that pull at the heartstrings. The pop-up card shows you can be without money and still make Valentine’s Day count. Its design features a lovable St. Bernard dog surrounded by pink, red, and white hearts. He holds a heart in his mouth to celebrate love’s most important day.
One of the most popular DIY Valentine’s gift ideas includes this creative hand-casting kit. It’s an easy way to memorialize your hands for someone special or both your hands joined together. The kit has everything needed to safely create this unique sculpture that celebrates all things romantic for years to come.
Felt Succulents Craft Kit
This felt succulent craft kit allows the one you love to create a garden like no other. It comes with an array of colorful felt succulents they can place into whatever arrangement they like. The final keepsake depicts a softly grown garden that will outlast any traditional bouquet or plant-based gift.
DIY Chocolate Truffles Kit
The delicious chocolate truffles in this DIY kit are the most delicious things to make for Valentine’s Day. The set has all the ingredients needed to make delectable chocolate truffles with flavors like peppermint, vanilla, and coconut. Maybe when the DIY process is done, the one you love will be good enough to share the final product with you.
Silicone Heart Molds
You or your Valentine can use these silicone heart molds to make anything heart-shaped to honor Cupid’s special day. The tray includes eight small heart-shaped molds that can be used for cakes, chocolates, or even soaps. Whatever creations ensue, they’re sure to make the holiday more festive for her.
Bubble Bath Bombs Sundae
These bubble bath bombs come in the form of an ice cream sundae that’s too good to eat. The set includes three sparkly and colorful bath bomb “scoops” of ice cream. The DIY part comes when your favorite person drops them into a bathtub. A luxurious bubble bath will come together in no time and provide all the quick relaxation they need.
DIY Shadow Box
This DIY shadow box is ready to showcase all the important things the person you love cherishes most. It can mount to a wall and has a glass door, so anything put inside will be seen by all. They can fill it up with keepsakes, dried flowers, or gifts of past Valentine’s Days. The fun DIY will become a unique piece of home decor that keeps on giving.
DIY Diamond Painting Coaster Kit
The art of diamond painting may be the best way to get your Valentine involved in their own home decor. The set includes six coasters and cork pad backings, along with the rhinestones needed to make them all their own. The instructions make it easy to get crafty with coasters and enjoy them long after Valentine’s Day is over.
DIY Heart Linzer Cookie Kit
This DIY heart Linzer cookie kit takes a popular cookie and brings the process of making them into something romantic. It includes all the dry ingredients needed to make the cute cookies, plus a cookie cutter and raspberry jam. The symbols of all things romantic also taste great and can be shared by those in love anytime.
Daisy Garden Starter Kit
When you give this sweet daisy garden starter kit to the person you love, they’ll have a green thumb in no time. The all-inclusive garden kit includes five burlap planters, soil discs, sheers, plant markers, and shears. The gardening seeds contain food-friendly favorites like lavender, sunflower, daisy, zinnia, and cornflowers.
Friendship Bracelet String Kit
There’s no reason that making friendship bracelets needs to end in adulthood. This entertaining string kit will get your special someone braiding in no time. It comes with 100 colors of embroidery floss they can get creative with in any combination they like. The set has all the tools necessary to put together tons of beautiful friendship bracelets for all the special people.
DIY Infinity Rose Flower
This memorable DIY infinity rose flower has just enough DIY to make things fun for someone you love. They can use the building blocks to make the rose come to life. It sits on the base under glass and plays music for all to hear. The flower lasts longer than a traditional Valentine’s Day bouquet and is more crafty too.
DIY Focaccia Art Kit
Making bread can be a super creative act when you give this DIY focaccia art kit to the person you care about. It’s got the ingredients needed to bake focaccia, along with herbs to make it taste amazing. They can add vegetables and other ingredients to the top of the bread to make their edible art come alive.
Customized Sugarwish Gift Box
Even a gift box of tasty treats can feel as lovingly put together as other homemade Valentine’s Day gift ideas. This customized Sugarwish gift box can focus on anything from cookies and candy to popcorn and other snacks. They’ll receive a specially curated collection of delicious things to treat themselves to.
DIY Soap Kit
This DIY soap kit can usher your Valentine into the art of soap-making. The kit has everything needed to create eight bars of homemade soap using silicone molds. The soaps can be decorated with dried flowers and dyes and perfumed with essential oils. The scents of jasmine, frankincense, geranium, lavender, tea tree, and ylang-ylang are sure to be unforgettable.
DIY Explosion Box
Make Valentine’s Day into an explosion of all things romantic with this DIY box. It looks like an ordinary gift box, but when opened, literally unfolds into an array of homemade mementos. You can fill the various spaces with photos, love notes, mementos, and handmade designs. You can also include a special extra gift at the center of it all.
Redwood Succulent Heart Kit
The quality Redwood succulents in this cool kit can help the one you love make their garden grow. The set includes a redwood heart base, soil, and a collection of pretty succulent plants. Once the arrangement is complete, they can display it wherever they like and impress you and everyone else.
DIY Hot Sauce Set
Whoever you know who loves things spicy will enjoy getting into this DIY hot sauce set. The kit has all the ingredients necessary to create a variety of special hot sauce blends. Dried peppers and flavorings like cumin, cayenne, and ancho pepper are ready to create the ultimate hot sauce. There are even four skull-shaped glass containers in which to store this fiery creation.
DIY Lip Balm Kit
You could give your wife or girlfriend a lip balm set or treat her to this DIY kit so she can make her own. The kit has all the ingredients needed to make high-quality lip balm with ease. Beeswax, almond oil, shea butter, and flavorings can make many different lip balms to remember. Chocolate, cherry, raspberry, and French vanilla will help make the lip balm taste awesome.
IPA Beer Brewing Kit
Your special guy will love making his own IPA-style brew with this cool DIY kit. The west coast influence exists in every flavor enhancer this set has to offer. The instructions make it easy to become a novice brewer and create one gallon’s worth of homemade beer to enjoy.
Acrylic Paint Set
You can set up your special someone with the means to make great art when you give them this paint set. It’s got a variety of acrylic paints and a 15-piece brush set for all the detail work they can muster. The set uses a wooden easel to prop up the canvas and get artsy. Maybe they’ll start with a portrait of you to ring in Valentine’s Day.
Our Adventure Book
This book chronicling “Our Adventure” is the perfect place for the person you love to get creative about your relationship. The DIY album is ready to be filled with everything from photos and love notes to mementos and design extras. They can slowly put together an ode to your love and all it represents.
DIY Love Coupon Book
This DIY coupon book is a wonderful cheap alternative to other Valentine’s gifts. It includes 52 coupons to be filled in slowly or all at once. You can get creative when you share it with your Valentine and include everything from a house cleaning to other more romantic endeavors.
Personalized Paint-By-Numbers Kit
Romantic partners usually love the idea of paint-by-number activities. This kit makes it more personal by using a customized image or photograph for the process. Your loved one can have a great time painting an image of you, your favorite vacation photo, or a beloved pet. They’ll be left with a cool creative piece of decor they can proudly display at home.
Felt Letter Board
By giving this felt letter board to your loved one, you’ll let them know how much they mean to you. You might want to give it to them pre-loaded with loving words to get them started. Whenever you want to say “I love you,” the board will be ready to receive said message anytime.
Rose Jewelry Gift Box Set
This set of rose jewelry gift boxes turns any special Valentine’s Day gift into something more memorable. The boxes come with a red rose under a viewing window to wow them upon first glance. You can include a piece of jewelry in the drawer of the box or in the display area with the flower. The presentation makes anything more romantic with the help of the rose.
Bubble Tea Kit
The whimsy of bubble tea is the perfect opportunity to spoil someone you love for Valentine’s Day. The DIY kit has everything they’ll need to easily create their own blend of bubble tea. It includes black tea, Chai tea, and the all-important tapioca pearls necessary for bubble tea. There are also two stainless steel straws, so you can enjoy this tasty creation.
Love Box Messenger
This inventive love box messenger is a modern-day way to send a romantic note to the one you love. Inside the box, they’ll find a black-and-white screen where they can see anything you or others send. They can see everything from photos and videos to emails and special messages. Whenever a new delivery occurs, the red heart on the box turns around to let them know.
Wouldn’t you love to go back in time so you could send the one you care for a specially curated mixtape? This modern version makes it possible. The wooden display looks exactly like a retro cassette tape. It can be customized with their name and a special date or message. When they click on the QR code on the back, they’ll be taken to a digital mixtape of your choosing.
Knock Knock Gift Book
This fill-in-the-blank gift book allows you to do the DIY that makes a Valentine’s Day gift extra special. Inside, there are tons of fun creative prompts to get your juices flowing. You’ll fill the book up with all the reasons why the person you love best is so awesome. They’ll be left with an ode to your love that only you could create.
Herb Garden Starter Kit
This herb garden starter kit contains the beginnings of a wonderful hobby. Inside is a four-pack of do-it-yourself herb planter pots, along with labels, seeds, and accessories. The herbs included are cilantro, parsley, chive, and basil. Once the garden grows, the herbs can be added to food and drink recipes easily.
The Couple’s Game
The one you care about most will appreciate the romantic fun time to be had in this couple’s edition game. The questions include many unique ways for couples to find out more about each other. It’s a gift for Valentine’s Day you can get involved with too. The interactive game includes dry-erase boards, pens, and a cloth so the entertaining time can happen again and again.
Flavored Water Gift Set
DIY can extend everywhere in life, even to creating uniquely flavored water. This set comes with a carafe and five flavor enhancers for the ultimate spa water. The infusion varieties include pineapple-ginger, tropical fruit, and apple-hibiscus. The rest is up to the one creating the most interesting water around.
Tea Leaf Reading Kit
Your favorite person won’t expect to receive this awesome tea leaf reading kit anytime soon. The eccentric find makes it easy to learn the art of tea leaves in an attractive gift set. The kit comes with a mug, some loose-leaf tea, and a list of symbols to look for. The first fortune they’ll be excited to read can be yours.
Glass Floating Frame
This glass floating frame is the ideal starting point for someone you love to get creative with. It’s perfect for pressing flowers or any other craft creation they wish to display. If you want to go DIY yourself, you can fill the frame and give it as a Valentine’s Day keepsake. They will love to display the final presentation so that everyone can admire it.
Love Spoon Carving Kit
This love spoon carving kit combines some good-time DIY with everything romantic. The kit contains the tools necessary to carve a wooden spoon with intricate Celtic knots. Once their journey into woodwork is complete, they’ll have a cool–looking keepsake they can be super proud of. When you see it yourself, chances are you’ll be proud of them too.
Candle-making might seem intimidating, but this easy-to-use kit makes it simple. The set is loaded with everything needed to make beautiful candles. They’ll find everything from the tins and glass jars to the wicks and fragrant oils. The set has enough of everything to create 10 custom candles with scents like tea tree, lavender, and orange.
Mochi Ice Cream Kit
Mochi ice cream is fun to eat, but it may be more fun to make. When you give your Valentine this impressive kit, they’ll have all they need to make it happen. It includes a silicone mold mochi maker, a dough cutter, and the necessary dry ingredients. This unforgettable treat is the best romantic dessert they can have a hand in making and eating.
Liquor Infusion DIY Kit
It might seem daunting to make your own infused liquor, but this DIY kit makes it easy. It’s packed to the brim with different botanicals and flavorings to enhance the final product. The kit has two bottles and detailed instructions to make the process easy. Once they decide on their flavor profile and alcohol of choice, the rest is all part of the creative process.
By giving this wishing ball to the person you love most, you can shower them with loving thoughts every day. The beautiful globe is made from hand-blown glass to impress on its own. It comes with 52 tiny pieces of paper you can fill up with personalized messages. If they start on Valentine’s Day and open one a week, they’ll have an entire year of love to look forward to.
DIY Bluetooth Speaker Kit
The guy you love will love getting into the details of this challenging Bluetooth speaker kit. It’s a fun way to experiment with building a Bluetooth speaker. The laser-cut pieces provide a safe way to experiment with DIY meets modern technology. He’ll be super proud of his creation and will likely rush to play your favorite song once it’s complete.
Heart Bouquet Puzzle
This heart-shaped puzzle is a beautiful testament to romance for Valentine’s Day. It’s handmade with over 600 pieces to keep your loved one busy for some time. The colorful floral patterns stand out among other puzzle sets. It makes the perfect piece of wall decor once they put all the pieces together.
Lego Marvel Infinity Gauntlet Building Set
Your favorite guy will love the fun this Lego building set has to offer. He can combine the many pieces together to form the Marvel Infinity Gauntlet glove from The Avengers. The power of the universe can shine on with the golden majesty of the glove’s design. He’ll enjoy the process as much as seeing the final product in place.
French Tart Baking Kit
The creativity in French baking is something to be admired. This DIY baking kit allows the one you love best to learn the art of making their own. It’s got easy-to-follow instructions, baking rings, pie weights, and a piping bag with tips. They’ll perfect every detail and have a ball while doing so.
Chocolate Bar Mold Set
This set of chocolate bar molds makes it easy to create candy shop-quality chocolates a creative way. The silicone molds boast impressive designs to make their chocolates stand out. It also has wrappers, stickers, and a scraper to get this chocolate shop on the map asap. Chances are, you’ll be the first one to enjoy a taste test.
Glass Bottle Cutter
This glass bottle cutter isn’t for a DIY novice. It’s for the guy you love who wants to make his very own ship-in-a-bottle. The cutter is safe and easy to use and creates clean, professional lines. Whether he inserts some ship art or makes the world’s most unique planter, the device can only encourage his creativity.
Moon & Star Macrame Kit
This fully-loaded macrame kit can get your longtime love started in the world of crafts. It contains moon and star patterns, along with the tools and accessories to bring them to life. The instructions make it nothing but fun to practice their craft in style. The designs look great hanging up on the wall with some lights added for good measure.
DIY Raindrop Cake Class
This raindrop cake class experience is more than just another DIY kit. It allows the user to choose a date and set aside the perfect slot to learn the skill of making a raindrop cake. The kit is included, so they’ll have everything needed to follow along. Art meets baking meets experimentation meets a truly unforgettable time.
DIY Chinese Soup Dumpling Kit
Chinese soup dumplings are so delicious, but just how do you make them? This DIY kit makes it totally doable for the person of your choice to find out how. It includes a multi-level bamboo steamer basket, a rolling tool, and all the help they need to make it taste great. They can make up to 12 dumplings just in time for supper.
Aromatherapy DIY Kit
Show your favorite aromatherapist-in-training how it’s done with this starter kit. It’s got amber bottles for mixing unique oil blends, plus inhalers and droppers, so each scent is perfect. You can pair this supply set with a collection of essential oils. It’ll surely inspire them to create unforgettable essential oils in no time.
Old Fashioned Cocktail Smoker Kit
This cocktail smoker kit is ready to turn your favorite guy into a master mixologist. The set has a smoker so he can turn his ordinary Old Fashioned cocktail into something smoky. It comes with pecan, cherry, and apple wood chips to add that special something to each drink. The process is super fun, as is trying out the final beverage creation.
Secret Gift Box
No matter what you get your loved one for Valentine’s Day, they’ll enjoy opening it up with this secret gift box. The box is covered with unique symbols to wow and possibly confuse them at first. The heart-shaped lock has a secret code they need to crack to get the box open. It makes the art of gift-giving super fun even before they get to the main gift.
DIY Organic Home Spa Kit
There are DIY kits and spa kit gifts, but this clever collection aims to combine the two in one. Your wife or girlfriend won’t have to look for custom items when she can make them herself. The basics are here to create everything from scrubs, soaks, and salts to masks, serums, and body products.
LED Rose Petal Candle Set
This rose petal and candle set has the merry-making of a romantic weekend in one place. It contains 1000 artificial rose petals you can spread around in whatever pattern you wish. There are also two dozen heart-shaped candles you can use to set the mood for a romantic dinner, a relaxing bath, or as a heartfelt ode to Valentine’s Day.
DIY Scrapbook Photo Album
Memories come and go, but they can stick around when this DIY scrapbook set is close by. The stunning leather keepsake book has 80 pages which can be filled up by the one you love. It’s a craft lovers’ paradise that also comes with a set of colored pens, stickers, and stenciling tools. Each memento, photo, or memory can be decorated to their heart’s content.
DIY Fortune Cookie Kit
How can you resist providing your loved one with the means to make their own fortune cookies? This fun-loving kit includes all the dry ingredients needed to make fortune cookies in their kitchen. It also comes with a marker and the tiny slips of paper needed to write about whatever fortune they can think up.
Color-Changing Love Potion Cocktail Kit
No heart will remain unmoved when you give the one you love this kit for making love potion. It’s got witchy ingredients and easy-to-use instructions to make the world’s most romantic cocktail. There’s dried lavender and an herbal blend of botanicals to make a potion using the jigger that’s included. The love potion changes color to prove it’s made using the magic of romance.