We’re sweet on these cupcake wrappers turned Valentine’s Day badges of honor.
Find out how at urbancomfort.typepad.com.
Spin a tale of love by rolling a hand-stamped message around a spool.
Find out how at papernstitchblog.com.
There’s no easier way to come clean about how you feel than by filling a bathroom with red, white, and pink balloons.
Find out how at youaremyfave.com.
Hand-painted peg dolls take on superhero and princess personas to deliver valentine messages that save the day.
Find out how at bugger-dixonline.blogspot.com.
You think you’ve got an open-door policy? Nothing says “come on in” like a wreath of felt hearts on your front door.
Find out how at thealisonshow.com.
Faux rocks made from clay are the perfect way to carve your message in stone.
Find out how at matsutakeblog.blogspot.com.
Use old denim or scraps from shortened dungarees to make your mark.
Find out how at thecheesethief.com.
You could scour Pinterest for a DIY Valentine’s Day idea your whole crew will treasure. Or ye could just steal this one.
Find out how at dailycandy.com.
Dowels, feathers, paint, and string come together as a charming vintage arrow to get cupid’s point across.
Find out how at designsponge.com.
Magnifying glass party favors become little gifts with a free printable and a kid-penned signature.
Find out how at dandee-designs.com.
Cut hearts out of pretty fabric scraps to whip up super simple yet extra sweet cards.
Find out how at sallyjshim.com.
No skills required to make fabric-covered buttons into earrings. Just add posts and attach them to a free printable for a valentine fit for a starter princess.
Find out how at thirtyhandmadedays.com.
Towel-tube stamps from Marie LeBaron of Make and Takes are likely to steal your heart.
Get the instructions here.
Slip candy hearts into a hand-stitched felt bracelet (no sewing machine required) and let her wear her heart on her sleeve.
Find out how at merrimentdesign.com.
Little hands help turn scrap paper into plantable seed hearts for a V-Day gift that grows on you.
Find out how at positivelysplendid.com.
Looking for a surefire way to win hearts? Empty match boxes. Fill with candy hearts. Wrap in kid-created artwork. Finish with a bow.
Find out how at inchmark.squarespace.com.
Sculpt simple heart beads from craft dough, bake them, and turn them into jewelry to string them along.
Find out how at ohhappyday.com.
Print out illustrated pirate boys and girls, then stitch on a quick felt eye patch and attach a candy for a treat that says, “You’re grrrreat!”
Find out how at mermag.blogspot.com.
Beeswax, a cookie cutter, wicks, and bamboo skewers make bright candle pops that light up their lives.
Find out how at poppytalk.blogspot.com.
Make a sweet bouquet using cupcake liners and tissue paper for a no-bake treat.
Find out how at littlelovely.typepad.com.
Print out free vintage-inspired labels and wrap up chocolate bars for V-Day cards that look as good as they taste.
Find out how at heatherbullard.typepad.com.
Relive middle school with homemade friendship bracelets, then tie your labor of love to cards that read, “It would knot be fun if we weren’t friends.”
Find out how at designmom.com.
This lottery ticket-inspired valentine hides a secret message under a creative mixture of paint and dish soap. Just scratch off to reveal the day’s big prize: love.
Find out how at bkids.typepad.com.
The hunt for sugar-free school valentines came up empty. So we asked the gals at Prudent Baby for their help. And tada! A valentine that will melt your heart.
A Valentine that Melts Hearts
Red Lipsticks for Every Skin Tone