Last Minute DIY Valentine Ideas

February 11, 2013 in All Posts

If your New Year started off with as much of a bang as ours did, you’re behind on your homemade Valentine’s Day Crafting, too. Here’s a little guide to Last Minute Homemade Valentine’s Day Ideas that you and your kids can make together that we’ve made in the past.

But first, here’s a short tutorial on what we’re doing this year: Magazine Strip Valentine’s Day Cards.  It involves one of my favorite types of crafting: upcycling!

Last Minute Homemade Valentine's Day Ideas

If you need more details, go to our Recycled Paper Ornament Tutorial, which spells out the step by step process.

Here’s Your 3-2-1 DIY Guide!Last Minute Homemade Valentine's Day Ideas

Heart Coasters (tutorial on tissue paper tile coasters)

Last Minute Homemade Valentine's Day Ideas

Simple Sugar Cookies (just leave out the sandwich making part) or an Easy Valentine’s Day Cake

Last Minute Homemade Valentine's Day Ideas

Sweet & Simple Crunchy Sugar Cookie Sandwiches or Stained Glass Cookies

Last Minute Homemade Valentine's Day Ideas

Give someone a Heart Attack

Last Minute Homemade Valentine's Day Ideas

Cut out Watercolor Heart Cards or – if you have more time – Apple Heart Stamp Cards

Last Minute Homemade Valentine's Day Ideas

And put them in a Jar of Hearts

Last Minute Homemade Valentine's Ideas

Salt Dough Hearts

{simply poke holes through the unbaked dough and thread or weave when dried}

Last Minute Homemade Valentine's Day IdeasPainted Frames

Last Minute Homemade Valentine's Day IdeasLaced Valentine’s

No prep needed on Valentine’s morning!

Last Minute Valentine's Day Ideas Raspberry Love Milk

More Kid-Friendly Homemade Valentine’s Day Roundups I love from around the blogosphere:

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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