These are eight great Valentine’s Day Crafts that have inspired me this year. Use them to inspire you or create them from the step-by-step tutorials provided.

DIY “Love” Wall Art by Plaid

This crafty wall art may be my favorite Valentine’s DIY because it’s easily displayed long after the 14th. Created by the folks at Plaid, this Love Sign is made with decoupaged fabric and few other surprises. Find the instructions for this Love Wall Art at Plaid.com.

Mod Podge 3 Piece Silicone Finger Caps, Mod Podge Fabric, Mod Podge Gloss, Stretched Canvas, Fabric, Foam paintbrush Chipboard letters “L,” “O,” “V,” “E,” Black glitterBlack glitter, Black sparkle ribbon, and Hot glue

Miniature Love Canvas Art

Mini LOVE Canvas Art by One Artsy Mama
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Mini LOVE Canvas Art by One Artsy Mama

This handmade piece of art may be tiny, but its sentiment is huge! Kids can make one for grandma and grandpa or a favorite aunt with a minimum of fuss. Created by One Artsy Mama, you can get the instructions for this Miniature “LOVE” Canvas Art from her adorable site.

Buy the supplies to create this craft: US Art Supply 3″ x 3″ Mini Professional Primed Stretched Canvas (1-Pack of 12-Mini Canvases) & easels, acrylic paint, and paintbrushes. These are also a fun and inexpensive birthday party activity that they can take home and enjoy!

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DIY String Heart Valentine Cards

DIY String Heart Valentine Cards by Agnes Hsu'
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DIY String Heart Valentine Cards by Agnes Hsu’

String art cards are a fun mom and me craft. Sweet little cards to frame or give. Create them from white paper as shown or try a print card stock to make them even sweeter. Details for momtributor Agnes Hsu’s string art Valentine’s Cards can be found on the Hello, Wonderful website.

4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ Heavyweight Blank White Greeting Card Sets – 40 Cards & EnvelopesDMC 117F25-PC36 Embroidery Popular Colors Floss Pack, Assorted Color, 8.7-Yard, 36/Pack18 Pieces Steel Large-Eye Blunt Needles, Valar Dohaeris Yarn Tapestry Darning Embroidery Knitting Needles Sewing Needles Assorted Size, and heart template.

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Faux XO Marquee Sign By Plaid

Faux XO Marquee Sign By Plaid
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Faux XO Marquee Sign By Plaid

Another great project from Plaid. The Faux XO Marquee Sign could also be done in initials or a child’s name. Super cute and fun, any child would adore a reminder that they’re loved.

Craft Supplies Needed for this Project: Mod Podge Collage Clay – Strawberry Pink, FolkArt Acrylic Colors – Baby Pink, Paintbrushes,
Wood letters “X” &  “O,” Plastic knife, 1” Round mirrors, Hot glue and Black sparkle ribbon (or paint the sides with black paint and sprinkle with silver glitter while still wet).

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Martha Stewart’s Heartstrings Valentine’s Day Card

Martha Stewarts Heartstrings Valentines Day Card
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DIY Heartstrings Valentine’s Day Card by Martha Stewart

Leave it to Martha and her crew to come up with these fantastic cards that when pulled, creates a 3D greeting. Template and complete instructions for the Heartstrings Valentine’s Day  Card are provided. Minimal supplies mean a big WOW for just a few cents.

Shop Supplies: Heart template, Patterned Paper, Craft knife, Sewing needle, Embroidery floss, Tape, Heart-shaped craft punch, Paintbrush, Craft glue, Scallop scissors, and Cardstock.

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Just a Girl Blog’s Valentine’s Day Gifts for Teachers

Teacher Gifts for Valentine's Day
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Teacher Gifts for Valentine’s Day

As a former school secretary, I can heartily recommend these decorated hand sanitizers for teachers! There are so many germs one comes into contact with throughout the day when working with children that good hand sanitizer is a must! I recommend a natural or organic sanitizer – there are several inexpensive ones available – because they use it so often that something less harmful is always appreciated! And don’t forget the hardworking head secretary! 🙂 You’ll find the Valentine’s Day Sanitizers craft directions on Just a Girl’s website.

Shop for craft supplies: natural hand sanitizer, Valentine’s Day Stickers, xoxo ribbon, and upgraded hand soap container.

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Make It Do Valentine’s Day Bird House


Ah, this is an oldie but it’s adorable so let’s share it again! While there aren’t instructions, it’s pretty easy to figure out how it was made, but visit the page and check out her other fun Valentine’s Day ideas and creations. They’ll inspire you as you great yours!

To create this Valentine craft, you’ll need Crayola Valentine’s Marker Stamper & Paper Set, brown acrylic paint, white card stockred rickrack ribbon, red ribbon, craft knife, school glue sticks, and an empty box of your choice.

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What will you be making for Valentine’s Day?