With Valentine’s day approaching so fast, we need all the amazing and interesting ideas out there on what to gift to our loved ones. Whether it’s our years-long partner or our week old valentine, the holiday deserves the proper celebration with a beautiful decor and an awesome and thoughtful gift. So, to surprise your valentine with an unforgettable caring gift, check out these incredible ideas on diy gifts for him and for her!
Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey. -Lord Byron
52 Things I Love About You
There’s nothing more thoughtful or romantic than telling your valentine all the reasons you love him or her. Better yet, to come up with 52 things you love about your significant other in this cute deck of cards that is sure to make his or her heart melt! To make it, you’ll only need a deck of cards, glue, a template that you can get here, a hole punch, and ribbon or binder rings to keep the cards together. If you need some ideas on what to write, Nifty Mom came up with more than 100 to help you out! Isn’t it one of the best diy gift ideas for him?
Surprise Date Night Jar
Do you and your loved one have indecisiveness when it’s time to choose what to do or where to go on the weekend? Or do you just like small surprises? Then this is the perfect gift for your loved one. Fill a mason jar with lots of ideas on date nights and whenever you want, just pick one and follow it! You can use different colored paper or popsicle sticks to differentiate more expensive plans or cheaper ones, and you can add as many ideas as you can come up with, such as:
- Movie night + pizza
- Weekend away
- Sushi + Netflix
- Couple’s massage
- Play board games
- TV show marathon
- Wine + Cheese
- Make dessert together
- Wine tasting
- Restaurant + movie
- Mini Golf
Add as many ideas as you can think of and adapt them to your lifestyle and relationship. Like to go out more? Add more ideas with fancy restaurant or coffee date, for example. If you love to stay in, movie marathon and game night are always amazing choices. Your partner will, without a doubt, love the gift!
Heart-Shaped Bath Bombs
Want a homemade gift that can provide your loved one with some relaxing time? These heart-shaped bombs are perfect! Even though they look expensive and feel amazing, they are actually pretty easy to make with super cheap ingredients. Make your own following this tutorial by A Cultivated Nest. This is such a cute and romantic diy valentine gift idea!
Strawberry Sugar Scrub
Those who have tried diy body scrub recipes can attest how incredible a sugar scrub feels. And this Valentine’s Day special Strawberry Sugar Scrub is an amazing homemade gift for your loved ones! To make it, you’ll only need:
- 1 cup freeze-dried strawberries;
- 1 cup cane sugar;
- ¾ cup organic virgin coconut oil;
- 1 tbsp vanilla extract.
Yes, you only need these 4 ingredients! Get the full instructions over at Totally The Bomb!
I Love You More Than…
Cookies are always a demonstration of love, especially when they come packaged in a beautiful box and with such a romantic and thoughtful decoration. You can make heart shaped cookies using a cutter and write meaningful messages celebrating your love, such as this idea from the photo. Isn’t it perfect for Valentine’s Day?
Old Fashioned Candy Milkshakes
This is one of the best diy gift ideas for girlfriend that I’ve seen! Instead of getting a normal chocolate box like everybody will, why don’t you surprise your love with this amazing idea? Bring that old school vibe back by creating this old fashioned milkshake just with delicious M&M’s on the inside and yummy candies and marshmallows on top. Everybody would love to receive it on the special day! Get the detailed instructions over at Budding Baketress!
Sweetheart Coffee Mugs
If you want a practical gift that your loved can use everyday, but one that is thoughtful and romantic, you can choose to decorate your own coffee mug and write messages, quotes and drawings that will enchant your Valentine. At Craving Some Creativity, you can learn how to decorate your own mug and check out how that gorgeous heart of the photo was done.
What do you think of our ideas? Feel free to adapt them to your own ideas, mix them up and even make more than one! Valentine’s Day is only once a year and it deserves an amazing celebration!