Heart-shaped items can be found everywhere whenever Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. It is easy to find heart-shaped chocolates, heart-shaped flower arrangements, and even heart-shaped stuffed toys.
Do away with the generic gifts and make your Valentine’s Day extra special sharing something heart-themed that is not found in any store. After all, the best way to show someone how much you care is with something you made with your own hands. Find inspiration from these Valentine’s Heart Ideas.
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Felted Heart Pin
Wear your heart on your sleeve, or on your jacket, with this heart pin! Made from merino pool, this heart pin felted by hand. One heart pin is approximately 2.5 inches in size but some minor variations may be expected because each one is handmade. It comes with a pin attached at the back to easily attach it on a shirt, jacket, or on a bag.
Paper Doily Heart Pouches
Do you have a stack of paper doilies lying around? Get crafty and transform them into something useful with some bakers twine. All you have to do is line up two paper doilies so that their holes match up as closely as possible. Weave the bakers twine in and out of the holes while leaving an opening at the top of the heart. Fill up with anything light such as candies or small treats.
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Cardboard Roll Heart Stamp
Arts and crafts materials do not need to be bought. With your imagination and a little ingenuity, you can create art with anything found in the house. This stamp, for example, is made from cardboard roll. Simply crease the roll in two different points and fold it to form the shape of a heart. After doing this, get some paint and get stamping!
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Heart Fingerless Gloves
Keep your hands as warm and fuzzy as your heart with these fingerless gloves. Each pair of fingerless gloves is 100% handmade. The main body of the gloves is hand-knit. A half heart is sewn on each hand. A whole heart is formed when you put your hands together while wearing the gloves.
Heart Animal Crafts
Hearts can be found everywhere in nature. Be inventive and turn heart cut-outs into animals of your choice. Turn the hearts into an adorable dog using three hearts of different sizes. Create a cute beaver with the same three pieces. You can even create lions, rabbits, or even insects with heart cut-outs.
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Enamel Heart Stud Earrings
Add a little love to your earlobes with these enamel earrings. These earrings are all handmade. Each pair features heart studs that are slightly askew. The locks of the earrings are Sterling silver. Each earring measures 8 millimeters long and the stud is 6 millimeters wide. A pair of these earrings come with a luxury gift package.
Wooden Key Ring
Keep a part of each other all the time with these keyrings. One pair of keyrings is made up of pieces that are like jigsaw puzzles. These jigsaw pieces are cut from a single piece of oak. The front of the keyrings can be personalized. Custom messages, quotes, or names can be engraved on the wood.
No Sew Burlap Pillow
Make your pillowcase with this craft inspiration. All you need is a pillowcase of your choice, several burlap hearts, a throw pillow for testing, and a glue gun. Begin by putting the throw pillow into the pillowcase to have a visual of the pillow’s final look. Place the burlap hearts where you want them on the pillowcase. If you are happy with the placement, get the glue gun and get sticking!
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Always have a note-pad close at hand with this refrigerator magnet. Each magnet is handmade from quality wood. The magnet comes with a notepad and a pencil wrapped in wool. Every magnet is unique because of the different wood grains, the detail of the embroidery, and the tones of the letter transfer.
Fluffy Heart Wreath
Hanging wreaths on your door do not need to only be a Christmas thing. Share the warmth of the Valentine season with anyone who approaches your front door with this Heart wreath. Make one for yourself with a ball of polyester yarn in any color, a wreath form, and a pair of scissors.
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Valentine Heart Barrettes
Barrettes are cute on any person of any age. Make a batch of these barrettes to share with your special someone this Valentine’s season. All you need are pieces of felt cut in the shape of hearts, some thread, and plain hair clips. Cut a tiny slip on the heart-shaped felt to attach the hair clips. Put two pieces of felt together to cover the top part of the hair clips.
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The best gifts come in small packages. This is true for these minimalist heart earrings. Every pair of these earrings are handmade from bronze or copper. The earrings come in six different colours. An earring is artfully crafted from a single piece of wire. A pair comes already wrapped ready for gifting.
Valentine’s Day Heart Snacks
Preheat the oven and get to baking with these Valentine’s Day inspired snacks. Bake a batch of sugar cookies and decorate it with pink royal icing. You can also make teddy bears out of Grahams. Heart-shaped pretzels are also a welcome treat. There are many snacks to show your sweetheart how much you love them.
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Embossed Rolling Pin
Easily bake heart-shaped cookies for Valentine’s Day with these rolling pins. These rolling pins are Polish beech wood-made that is of the best quality. It is 23 centimetres long and 4.4 centimetres wide. The body of the rolling pin has hearts of different sizes embossed to it. Every rolling pin is handmade with love.
Crocheted Shoulder Bag
Give someone a place to keep all of the chocolates they will be receiving this Valentine’s Day with this purse. Use this pattern to crochet your very own purse in the shape of a heart. There are three different patterns to choose from. You do not even have to use red yarn, you can use any color of yarn you like.
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Is your special someone fond of sloths? Include their favourite animal in your Valentine’s Day celebration with this crochet pattern! This crochet pattern comes in PDF format. It shows detailed instructions about how to make a tiny sloth holding up a pink crocheted heart. The finished crocheted sloth will stand at 3 1/2 inches tall.
Do-It-Yourself Valentine’s Day Craft
It is the season to get crafty and be inspired by these Valentine’s Day ideas. Surprise your Valentine with these Valentine’s Day crackers. Spice up a plain wall with a geometric heart art piece. You can also make this pompom throw pillow for your Valentine’s sitting room. There are many ways to make Valentine’s more personal.
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Felt Bird Ornament
Add these felt birds to your collection of everything uniquely heart-themed. This set includes two handmade birds. Each bird has a heart embroidery on one side that looks like the bird’s wings. The legs of the bird are ribbons that seven centimetres long. Hang these birds on your car windshield, on a wall, or even use them to decorate the table.
Valentine’s Day Cards
Valentine’s Day cards do not need to be so plain. Add a cookie to a Valentine’s Day card. You can play up the pun with an Ice cream-themed card that looks two dimensional. Create a bright Valentine’s Day experience with cards that have glow sticks in them. There are many ways to upgrade a simple card.
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Heart Rock Magnets
The materials to make a gift does not need to be bought. Take these rock magnets, for example. All you need are heart-shaped rocks, some glue, and a magnet. Glue all of these together, and you have yourself a set of charming magnets. Stick these onto a locker, a microwave, or on any magnetic surface.
Valentine’s Day Card with Puns
Create these simple cards and put a smile on your beloved face with these one-liner puns. Attach some coffee beans to the card to express how much you love them a “latte“. You can also glue on a piece of peppermint to the card to signify that you are “mint” to be. Though certainly corny, these cards will add spice to your Valentine’s Day. Cut these card up into heart shapes to make it feel more like it is Valentine’s.
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Wood Heart Wall Decor
Who would have thought that a piece of wood could be as elegant as this wall decor? This heart-shaped wall decor features flowers and leaves elegantly carved. This wooden decor is available in six different colour styles. The choices include white shabby chic and gold shabby chic. The decor also comes with a hook at the back for easy hanging.
Three Dimensional Paper Heart Box
Give your heart away with these heart-shaped boxes. Make these boxes yourself by following these instructions. All you have to do is to print the pattern on a sheet of cardstock. Cut along the solid lines on the pattern. Score along the dotted lines to create clean, crisp folds. Finally, close up the box by gluing the flaps together. Voila! You have yourself a beautiful heart-shaped box.
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Anatomical Heart Pin
This anatomical heart pin is a perfect gift for your friend who works in the medical field. The pin is polymer clay with a safe-lock attached at the back. The design tried to imitate the features of the heart as accurately as possible. This pin can be safely worn over a lab coat, a jacket, or it can be attached to an ID.
Vinyl Heart Candles
Quick, easy, and affordable, these candle crafts will be a perfect last-minute gift for your sweetheart. All you need are candles in glass containers. These can be bought at the dollar store. Next, you will need vinyl hearts in any color. Simply stick the vinyl hearts on to the candles following any pattern you like. and you have a cute candle to give as a Valentine’s Day gift.
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Add these heart hoops to your loved one’s growing collection of one-of-a-kind earrings this Valentine’s Day. A single heart hoop measures 1.5 inches. It can come in three different types of metal; 925 Sterling Silver, Copper, or Bronze. Every pair of these heart hoops are handmade. These earrings coated with jewellery lacquer to prevent tarnishing.
Yarn Wrapped Hearts
Do you have some leftover yarn? Make a simple Valentine’s Day craft with it. All you need is cardboard, the yarn, masking tape, a pen, and a pair of scissors. Begin by tracing out a heart on the cardboard. Cut out the heart shape and use masking tape to secure the end of the yarn. Wrap the yarn around the cardboard until you are satisfied, and you now have a simple but sweet craft to give as a gift.
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Clay Heart Letter Boards
Give that plain felt letter board an upgrade with these heart letter board ornaments. One set of these heart ornament includes 12 hearts of different colours. These heart are crafted from clay. These are ornaments that are specifically designed for felt letter boards. Since they are made from clay, these heart ornaments are fragile and need to be handled with care.
Rice Krispie Valentine Hearts
Make cooking up this Valentine’s Day treat an activity you can do with your loved ones. The first thing to do is to prepare the rice crispies as you would and spread it out into one big sheet. Then, using heart-shaped cookie cutters cut out heart crispies. Coat the crispies with chocolate of your choice.
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DIY Mosaic Heart
Do you enjoy putting a puzzle together? This heart mosaic may be the project for you. This mosaic kit includes Italian marble mosaic tiles, a wooden board, ribbon ornaments, instructions, a picture of the finished product, and a hook to hang the finished artwork. Complete this project as a treat for yourself and then give it to your special someone as a Valentine’s Day gift.
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PVC Pipe Heart Decoration
PVC pipes may look plain and bland by themselves, but they can be crafted to become beautiful wall decors. All you need are white PVC pipes of various diameters, sandpaper, some paint, and a hot glue gun. Cut the PVC pipes so that they are all the same height. Sandpaper the edges to smoothen any rough edges. Use the paint to make the pipes prettier. Arrange them so that they form a heart and glue them together.
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Your bookworm partner will surely appreciate this gift. This heart bookmark is handmade and made with copper coil. There are five available colours for this bookmark. The bookmark measures 2.5 inches across. Since the heart bookmark is handmade, there will be a slight variation in the sizes.
Valentine Hearts Tree
Trees do not have to only be Christmas decorations. Make a cone tree using paper hearts and place it anywhere to add a touch of Valentine’s Day. Simply assemble a cone base out of cardstock. Next, punch out a lot of heart shapes on sheets of paper with different colors. After this, just start gluing the hearts upside down on the cone to assemble your Valentine’s Day tree.
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Heart Rubber Stamps
If scrapbooking is your thing, these rubber stamps will be a joy to have in your arsenal. Each set of these stamps includes two heart-shaped pieces. The heart stamps have unique individual patterns. These stamps are hand-carved on rubber and can come mounted on wood. There are two available sizes; 1 1/4 inches or 2 inches.
Dotty Heart Valentine’s Framed Card
Build an easy and fast craft that even kids can make this Valentine’s Day with materials that can be found around the house. Grab a piece of paper, a sheet of cardstock, paint, and anything you can stamp with like cotton buds, a pencil, or even your hands. Cut a heart out of the piece of paper and secure it in the middle of the cardstock. Stamp paint around the heart with your stamp of choice. Remove the heart cut-out when you are done.
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Felt Heart Decorations
Get the spirit of Valentine’s Day going even in the smallest place in any room with these decorations. These heart-shaped ornaments have a felt exterior in the colour red. The insides are stuffed with soft polyester wadding which is sewn in with a black thread. Each ornament comes with a ribbon to hang the ornament with.
Yarn Heart Valentine’s Day Card
Be creative with how you express your love with this window card. First, you can either buy or make your three-panel card that has two folds. The important thing is to have a heart-shaped window in the middle panel. Cut strips of yarn that are the same width as the first panel of the card. Cut enough yarn to completely cover the heart window. Tape the yarn on the first panel, making sure that all strands are flat. Re-fold the card so that the heart window is at the front.
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White and Pink Beanie
Keep the cold at bay with this cute beanie. This white beanie with hearts is hand knit using soft white wool and pink-dyed from baby Alpacas. A fluffy, white pompom completes the look. This beanie should be hand-washed and laid flat to dry to maintain the shape and quality of the wool.
Wood Tile Magnets
This set of magnets can warm up even the coldest refrigerators. The magnets are of high-quality wood tiles that measure 20mm by 18mm. Each magnet comes with a wooden button embellishment in the shape of a heart. These magnets are super strong and can hold up to five sheets of A4 paper.
Homemade Heart Crayons
If you are a teacher or a parent, you are bound to have tons of stray crayons lying around. Make these crayons useful by repurposing them into a set of heart-shaped crayons. The first thing to do is to collect all of the crayons together and then group them by color. Place the crayons into heart-shaped molds and melt in the oven. Let them cool and pack them together as a set!
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French Press Cozy
Your freshly pressed coffee will stay hotter longer with this cozy. This tea cozy has an adorable pattern of hearts in different colors. The exterior of the french press cozy is a type of cotton cloth. The cozy is lined with an insulative fleece to keep the coffee hot longer. It comes with buttons at the back to secure the cozy over the french press. An indention for the spout of the french press is carefully added to the cozy.
These coasters are a great gift for your special someone this Valentine’s Day. Each coaster is artfully handmade from aircraft quality birch wood that is individually sanded with laser-engraved bicycle design. These wood coasters have four different wood finishes to choose from. These can come in sets of four, eight, or individually.
Dollar Store Valentine’s Day Crafts
Gifts do not need to be bought from expensive stores. Often, the dollar store houses unique finds that can be easily personalized with a bit of crafting. You can make jewelry from zip ties bought at the dollar store. You can also paint a work of art using paper doilies and a set of acrylic paint. Many things can inspire you to create from the dollar.
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50 Reasons I Love You Rustic Box
Show your loved one how much they mean to you in as many as 50 ways with this rustic message box. Each package includes a box and a set of 50 wooden hearts. The box has two color options; rustic brown or dark brown. The front is secured with a metal clasp. The wooden hearts can come plain or printed with either a name or message on one side.
What baked good works better than cupcakes to celebrate this season of love. Follow this recipe to whip up a batch of these cupcakes and decorate them with various shades of pink icing. Assemble the cupcakes so that they form a heart. The color of the icing should follow a gradient that goes from light to dark.
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Place this heart quilt over a table, a desk, or on the mantle to add a touch of Valentine’s Day spirit in any room. This quilt has beautiful fabrics that are from the “Farmhouse” collection of Minnick & Simpson. It is hand stitched together using stranded cotton to add a delicate effect.
Comfy Outdoor Valentine’s Day Decorations
Start celebrating Valentine’s Day even from the outside of your house with these decoration ideas. Assemble a pot with heart-shaped paper flowers to place by your door. You can also place a plank of wood that is painted with a heart and the word LOVE by the threshold. Valentine’s Day spirit can also be felt when you draw hearts on the pavement with chalk. There are many ways to share the love through your house this season.
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Burn all the cold feelings away with this heart candle. This candle is made from all-natural beeswax. The wax is poured into a heart-shaped aluminum tin can with a cover that is painted with red acrylic paint. Every candle comes with three cotton wicks. Every can of this heart candle contains 80 milliliters of wax.
DIY Valentine Decor
Spread the celebration of love in all the rooms in your house with these Valentine’s Day decoration ideas. Place heart-shaped pillows in your bedroom to amplify that romantic feeling. String up a garland made from burlap with heart embellishments in the living room. You can even place a framed Valentine’s Day artwork in the powder room.
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Heart-Shaped Mason Jar Hangers
Mason jars are versatile pieces that can be used for decorations. To turn this into a Valentine’s Day decor, attach it to a door hanger that is shaped like a heart. The door hanger can be made from any piece of wood that is cut to the shape of a heart. The sides of the heart need to be sanded down to smoothen any rough edges. Attach the mason jar and a wire to hang on the door.
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Valentine’s Day is the day of hearts after all. There are many ways that go beyond the traditional practices that incorporate the heart into this season. Trust yourself and let your imagination lead the way. You are surely to create something that is unique and custom-made for your special someone this Valentine’s Day.