I am a fashionista trained in fashion buying and fashion design.
DIY Valentine's Day Gifts for Him
Valentine's day is more about love than gifts, but who doesn't love a homemade present? Taking the time to make something from hand is so sweet and personable.
These crafts are sure to mean more than something store-bought since there's nothing like the sincere gift of time and effort.
Check out these easy DIY Valentine's day gift ideas for him!
Open When Envelopes
This gift idea is my personal favorite.
Create as many special envelopes as you want and watch his face light up as he opens one for when he needs to be cheered up.
What you put in these little pockets of delight is up to you—maybe a silly picture of you or some poetry.
These are a real hit depending on how creative you want to get with the project.
Make a Love Note Jar
Create a gorgeous love jar with little surprise notes that can either be wishing your partner a lovely day, kisses or anything that will brighten up their day!
365 Note Jar, this idea is great for someone special in your life especially a boyfriend, girlfriend, or best-friend. It may be a little time consuming but it’s worth it. This idea takes time, heart and love, but it’s still worth it.
Valentines Gift Basket
You know the way most guys hate shopping? Think how great it would feel for him to have you make up a bundle of his favorite things—a travel version of his favorite board game, a box of his most treasured sweets, or maybe even tickets to see a game. The sky is the limit for this one.
It really shows how much you listen and care when you take the time to make this extra special gift for him.
Read More From Holidappy
Date Night Jar Ideas
Dates don't have to cost much—you can go for a picnic at the closest park or nice scenery spot, give each other massages, or just go down to your local dollar store and buy each other something cheap but funny.
It's all about spending time together! Fill up a jar with a bunch of ideas and then have fun throughout the year carrying them out.
DIY 5 Senses Gift for Valentines
Today I am gonna show you guys how to do a DIY five senses gift for your boyfriend or your husband!
This could also work for a guy giving a gift to a girlfriend or wife obviously I'm doing it for my boyfriend so yeah I just kind of googled up gifts what to give your boyfriend on Valentine's Day a lot of things came up but this one was my favorite!
How to Make a Candy Bouquet
Today I'm sharing all about how you can DIY your very own candy bouquets! These are super simple and extremely affordable to make and they make the perfect gift for anyone from eight to 80. Also, they're so versatile you can give them for any special occasion from Valentine's Day to birthdays, graduations, Mother's and Father's Day. they make the perfect.
They make the perfect standalone gift or a great addition to any gift you're giving so let me show you what you'll need before you get started.
How to Make Melted Crayon Art
Today we are going to do crayon melting and we're gonna try it one with wrappers around the crayons and one without the wrappers on the crayons and you can decide which you like better!
So you can see we've laid the crayons out the order that we want them just like that we're doing it in a rainbow and so the first thing we're gonna do we're using Mod Podge you can also use hot glue but just put it just paint a line of glue right over right across the top of the canvas like this.
DIY Explosion Box Tutorial
An explosion box is an amazing gift for Valentines as it contains lots of lovely things like photos, love notes, poems, memories of past dates etc
is made from sheets of cardstock that nest inside each other, it looks quite complicated but if you follow the tutorial step by step you'll soon master it!. When it’s folded up and the lid is on top, it looks like a normal gift box.
Candy Bar Poster for Valentine’s Day
A Valentines day candy bar poster is a sweet way to express your feelings to your boyfriend or husband!
You can also make them for children or the special person in your life. Start with their favorite candy bars and make the poem.
DIY Candy Tackle Box for Valentines
This video is for people who are wondering what to get their boyfriends for Valentine's Day!
Make sure that the tackle box is fully cleaned then start filling it with all his favorite candy, then after that we'll start decorating it to make it look all lovely for Valentines day!
Charl on May 07, 2018:
Thanks ezzly, you shared great ideas, I can also use it for romantic ideas with my partner
ezzly (author) on February 15, 2016:
AreenaTejani on February 15, 2016:
Jbiz on February 14, 2016:
How do you make the keys n junk box? Is it wood? Do you use regular glue?
ezzly (author) on February 10, 2016:
thanks inizchetan :)
iniz chetan from Punjab on February 09, 2016:
ezzly (author) on February 08, 2016:
Thanks for commenting Teresa, and happy Valentines :) you can get the stencil here http://www.thestencilsmith.com/catalog.php?item=35...
Teresa on February 07, 2016:
I really like some of your ideas, but the link at the top does not lead me to a page where I can purchase stencils or free printables, only more gift ideas. Very good ideas, I may try a couple if I can find some stencils I like. Thanks!
ezzly (author) on February 06, 2016:
Thanks the revieweb :)
Author Wong from US on February 05, 2016:
Very useful post ! Thank you
ezzly (author) on February 03, 2016:
hey jamie check here http://www.thestencilsmith.com/catalog.php?item=35...
Mr Ali from Pakistan on February 03, 2016:
Really a good collection for valentines gifts.
Jamie on January 25, 2016:
I don't see the link for the stencil either. Can you please post the link in the comments?
Shelly on January 18, 2016:
The boy friend wall card. What are the measurements for it. I want to make it for my guy.
Candy on December 29, 2015:
Hi! Am I crazy or is it not there? I can't find the link to the tutorials for any of these or the stencil set for the wall art as indicated in the description. Thanks!
ezzly (author) on February 19, 2015:
Hi Rebecca, an old container was upcycled and painted black with keys and stickers added. There's a great little tutorial here about cement coasters to give you an idea of working with cement http://crafts.tutsplus.com/tutorials/how-to-make-i...
Rebecca on February 19, 2015:
What kind of materials did you use for the keys n junk box? Super cute! I want to do it as a craft for my toddler for her daddy:)
ezzly (author) on February 14, 2015:
Thanks Celebrates, happy valentines to you too !
Celebrates on February 13, 2015:
I like the date ideas in a jar. That is a really cool idea. Happy Valentine's Day!
ezzly (author) on February 12, 2015:
Hi Shelly look at the link I provided in the introduction , it's a stencil , it's no.7 on the list.
shelly on February 12, 2015:
Can you send me the link for the boyfriend wall art please. Thank you
ezzly (author) on February 08, 2015:
Creativelycc, thanks for visiting, yes totally agree handmade gifts are way more impressive ;)
Jeannieinabottle, thanks for commenting hope you have fun creating :)
Dee, thanks for stopping by If you refer to number 17 on this list it has the link for the stencil :)
DEE on February 07, 2015:
I'm attempting to make number 6 but have no clue what to use for the letters help!!!
Jeannie Marie from Baltimore, MD on February 07, 2015:
What great ideas! I am low on cash right now and need some inspiration. Thanks for your help!
Carrie L Cronkite from Maine on February 07, 2015:
These ideas are awesome! I love them. This makes a Valentine's gift so much more personable and true from the heart. Thank you!!!
ezzly (author) on February 07, 2015:
Thanks for commenting peach purple , the sharpie mugs are so cute :)
peachy from Home Sweet Home on February 07, 2015:
i think i will do the mug with sharpie pens
ezzly (author) on February 07, 2015:
Thanks hope centre, yes men do need encouragement I agree , I have forced my hubby to like Valentines and believe it or not he actually enjoys making cards for me now or at least he plays along ;)
Hope Centre on February 07, 2015:
Very very interesting hub. Everything was new for me. I'll show it to my daughter, She will love it (She is 10 years old and loves art&craft). Because I don't think men are really that much romantic. Hubbies usually feel suffocated by that much involvement. Its my idea only, no one has to has to agree with it anyway.
ezzly (author) on February 07, 2015:
Thanks for sharing Audrey , hope you have a great Valentines :)
Audrey Hunt from Pahrump NV on February 07, 2015:
Love these clever ideas for valentines DIY gifts. Fun to make too. Thanks a heap for sharing and voted up, useful, awesome, interesting and will share. Audrey
ezzly (author) on January 25, 2015:
Thanks Mike !
Okwuagbala Uzochukwu Mike P from Anambra State, Nigeria on January 25, 2015:
In fact, graphics on this hub make great sense...