DIY Valentine’s gifts for everyone you love

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.  (WOTV)- Love is in the air so let your creativity soar this Valentine’s Day!  Nothing is sweeter than a gift straight from the heart and we’ve gathered some great ideas for everyone on your list.   Show your friends and family how much they mean to you by crafting one of these fun do-it-yourself Valentine’s Day gift ideas.

A gift for your girlfriends

Pucker up for glossy perfection.  Your best girl friends will dig this little gift this V-Day.  DIY lip plumper is easy and inexpensive.  Make one for your book club, the girls at the office or your besties.

v day Homemade-Lip-Plumper

 Get the recipe

A gift for your guy

Create personalized scratch off cards for your special someone.   It’s easy! Just take a little metallic paint mixed with dish soap and your own creativity for this great gift.


Learn how to make it.

A gift for Grandma & Grandpa

Make something special from your kids.  This craft is easy and fun to do and the framing and message make it perfect to display.  The best part is you can buy the graphic, print it and personalize it.

valentines gift for grandparents

Buy the template to customize

A gift for your sweetie

You’d never guess it but this gumball machine is made out of a few goods from the dollar store.  A terra cotta plant pot, a glass bowl, paint, caulk, glue and a vinyl decal.

valentines gumball machine

Directions on how to make your own faux gumball machine.

A gift for someone special

When you live far away from someone special you can still mail them some love!  Try this idea to mail a hug.

valentines day send a hug

How to “mail a hug”

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