Unique DIY Valentine’s Day Projects for Adults
Holiday of Love is almost here, so I’ve collected 65 amazing Valentine’s day craft ideas for adults.
To help you find the best project, I have arranged them into four categories: the wall and door decor, other home decorations, a couple of romantic crafts for your loved one, and useful Valentine projects that also double as gifts.
So, let’s jump in!
Table of Contents:
Valentine Wall and Door Decor
I love this heart pallet wall hanging by Angie Holden. The rustic look makes it perfect all year round, not only for Valentine’s day.
TIP! If you’re not the ‘pretty writer,’ create your word on your computer (for example, Canva), print it out, transfer it onto the wood with tracing paper and apply a coat of acrylic paint or use markers.
This large flower heart by A Beautiful Mess is the perfect statement piece for Valentine’s day either you’re planning a romantic date or looking for a photo booth backdrop.
Do you like conversation heart candy decor? Party and Bright’s quick and simple Valentine’s day sign is for you.
I’ve found my favorite Valentine’s day project! This delicate and feminine heart-shaped wreath by Love Love Love Blog is gorgeous. It would look fantastic also as wedding decor.
This geometric heart wall hanging by Gathering Beauty will add a pop of color to any room, especially for those who love modern decorations. Perfect to upcycle pink or red gift wrapping!
If you like sewing or you’re looking for a way to upcycle fabric scraps, try this heart wreath by Crafts by Amanda. The best part? It’s the most silent and scratch-free wreath you can ever make that can decorate your door all year round.
Are you the one who has at least one box of jigsaw puzzles with a couple of missing pieces? Yeah, me too! This is the perfect time to turn one of them into this adorable heart wreath by The Soccer Mom Blog.
Do you have a lot of fabric scraps? Create this easy shabby chic heart-shaped wreath by Red Ted Art this year for Valentine’s day.
I adore this burlap heart wreath by Life Should Cost Less. Grapevine decor is close to my heart, and the burlap roses make this Valentine’s craft gorgeous and romantic.
Are you looking for a romantic backdrop for Valentine’s day? Make this rose petal garland by Homey Oh My. It’s perfect for your date night dinner or as a photo booth backdrop at a Galentine’s party.
This Valentine’s day wreath idea by Crafts by Amanda is adorable and so simple to make, perfect for beginners!
Are you a cross-stitch lover? Create this cool wood wall decor by Julie Measures for Valentine’s day. If you’re skilled, you can create more intricate patterns too!
Are you looking for a simple and creative project for Valentine’s day? Check out this heart-string art by DIY & Crafts. The perfect addition to your mantel!
If you want to make a burlap wreath this year for Valentine’s day, check out this amazing heart wreath by Where the Smiles Have Been. Your monograms will add an extra romance vibe to your craft.
Large block letters are popular in the crafting and home decor world. Try these painted twig letters by Crafts by Amanda for this Valentine’s day. You could also paint and arrange the twigs with an ombre effect from lightest to darkest pink.
16. Ombre Heart Art
You’re not a skilled crafter but want to make a wall decor this Holiday? Make this simple but stunning ombre heart art by Creatively Beth. I love crafts like this that are easy to make but look store-bought!
I like to work with felt because it’s soft and won’t fray like other fabrics. Felt is cheap, and you can craft with it easily and mess-free. Try this fringed heart wall hanging by Creatively Beth if you want a fast and gorgeous Valentine’s day craft.
18. Fabric Hoop Art
Are you looking for last-minute Valentine’s day decor? Try these fabric hoop art pieces by Albion Gould.
I love this string art block by Moms & Crafters! It would look amazing displayed as a collection with hearts in different colors.
20. XO Door Decor
This Valentine’s door decor by Crafts by Amanda looks high-end, yet they are pretty easy to make. I love them!
Easy Valentine Home Decor Projects
I made this small heart wire wreath to decorate gifts, but they look amazing as ornaments. After receiving my gift, my mother-in-law decorated a photo frame. It looks amazing!
I love these decorative books stacks by Celebrated Nest. The perfect upcycle project for Valentine’s day.
This lovely ribbon Valentine’s Day tree by Mom, Wife, Busy Life looks lovely. An easy project to decorate your table or shelves.
Air dry clay is one of my favorite craft materials. You can easily turn it into heart ornaments. For Valentine’s day, you could use lace to add texture to your ornaments.
25. DIY Branch Tree
This lovely Valentine’s day decor by The House that Lars Built made me realize that I need to incorporate a branch tree into our home decor. You can easily change decor according to the season or holiday.
If you like conversation heart decor, try this craft by Creatively Beth. This lovely banner will add an extra charm to your Valentine’s day mantel.
Another last-minute craft by The Soccer Mom Blog. These cute conversation heart votives will add a pop of color to any room you’ll display them.
Check out this fun and adorable lovebug candle holder by Ann’s Entitled Life. I’m sure your kids will love this Valentine’s Day DIY!
This tutorial by The Single Girl’s DIY will show you a cool way to decorate a boring white Dollar Tree candle for Valentine’s day.
Look at this simple and colorful felt heart garland by Little Red Window. Perfect for turning scrap felt pieces into a lovely holiday decoration!
I love this craft by Soul of a Southern Home. It’s so unique and creative! Also, I like how you can adjust the ‘filling’ of your DIY gumball machine according to the season or occasion.
I’m really been into table runners lately. This one, by A Night Owl, is so beautiful! I was also surprised to see how easy it is to make it.
Embroider felt ornaments are so close to my heart. I used to make a lot! That’s why I love these scandi hearts by Pillar Box Blue. A fun and unique way to decorate for Valentine’s Day.
If you liked my previous book stack decor idea, you’d also like this one by Creatively Beth. I think combining the two would look phenomenal!
These yarn-wrapped hearts by Home Made Lovely are so versatile. You can display them on a tray or turn them into ornaments.
As I mentioned before, you can use yarn-wrapped hearts in different ways. For example, check out how April made and turned them into a lovely Valentine’s day garland on her site Love our Real Life.
Just like yarn-wrapped hearts, these small no-sew heart pillows by Cupcakes and Cutlery are also easy to convert into other fun decorations. They would also make perfect pincushions.
Show your love with this paper quilling heart frame by Saving Dollars and Sense. Display it in your home or pick your favorite photo and turn it into a meaningful gift for your spouse.
These simple Valentine jars by Mixed Kreations would be perfect for displaying a branch tree. You could also add a candle and turn them into lovely votives or turn it into a ‘Why I love you’ jar (see the romantic crafts).
Make this simple and sparkly garland by Lovely Indeed. They look so cute over a mirror or a refrigerator.
These tissue paper Valentine trees by Intelligent Domestications will add charm and color to any room.
Romantic Valentine’s Day Crafts
Do you have some amazing couple photos? This craft by The Merry Thought will show you a way to turn them into a banner that will bring tears into your spouse’s eyes!
This fun and easy Valentine craft by Sugar and Cloth is the perfect romantic gift. You can either write date ideas or special messages on the tags.
DO you want to make a personalized craft or gift for this Valentine’s Day? Try this carved candle by Hello Glow.
45. Date Night Jar
I love, love, love this date night jar by Our Kind of Crazy! The perfect fun and romantic gift for a girlfriend, a boyfriend, a wife, or a husband.
Do you also have a spouse that occasionally asks why you love him? Well, this ‘Why I love you’ jar by Our Kind of Crazy is for them. I’ll definitely make it this year!
This card by Little Red Window is cute! I can think of lots of fun Valentine riddles that my spouse or friends will love! Here are a few you may like.
Useful Valentine’s Day Crafts that Double as Gifts
Even though I love home decor and decorating my house, in general, useful crafts are my favorite.
Nothing can beat a craft that’s not only pretty, but you can actually do something with it.
Pamper yourself with these exfoliating soap bars by A Beautiful Mess. They would make a perfect Galentine’s day gift too!
49. Treat Bags
I love these simple and cute treat bags by Satori Design for Living. A fun and meaningful gift wrapping idea (I think those lovely soaps would fit in these)!
I love this game-inspired Valentine’s craft by The Merry Thought. Grab a few stones and turn them into a tic tac toe game that both kids and adults enjoy.
If you need a super simple, super-fast, last-minute craft for Valentine’s day, try these nail polish mugs by Strength and Sunshine. The perfect handmade gift idea!
Make these sweetheart studs by Fall for DIY for Valentine or Galentine (or yourself) this year. They are so easy to make!
Keep your neck (or your loved ones) cozy and warm with this crocheted infinity scarf by Crafts by Amanda. The perfect adult craft for a cold February evening.
As Fran, the author of the blog Fall for DIY, says about her floral pop soaps, they have “all the romance of a bouquet.” When using these soaps, you’ll feel like at a spa. The perfect Galentine gift idea!
55. Heart-Shaped Mug
If you’re looking for a personalized Valentine’s Day craft, try this heart-shaped monogram mug by Diary of a Debutante!
Make your Valentine’s day-night dinner more special with these DIY heart wine glasses by Crafts by Amanda. You can also use them to serve chocolate and sweets at your Valentine’s party.
Do you plan an unforgettable Valentine’s day party? Create these fun pinatas by Studio DIY and fill them with sweets. Make this heart the only one you break this year!
Suppose you’re looking for a practical and cute craft for Valentine’s day, these wood-burned spoons by Dans le Lakehouse. They are perfect for a friend or spouse who loves baking.
59. Sugar Scrub
Pamper yourself with this fluffy sugar scrub by Ottawa Mommy Club or put them in a lovely jar and gift them to your loved ones.
Make this cute origami bookmark by Gathering Beauty if you’re short on time. A sweet gift for the book lover in life!
These sugar cube hearts by Gathering Beauty are the perfect Valentine’s day craft for coffee or tea lovers. Pack them with their favorite tea/coffee and a personalized mug (I mentioned before), and you will have the loveliest gift.
62. Heart Bath Bombs
If you want to create a special Valentine’s day spa kit, add these bath bombs by Bitz & Giggles too. Pair them with the soaps and scrub mentioned earlier, add a candle and some sweets. Voila, you have an amazing gift box!
Dress up your workspace or give your besties these conversation heart resin paperweights by Lovely Indeed that you can easily personalize.
64. Heart Coasters
If you have some thread left from the infinity scarf, make sure you crochet a few of these heart coasters by Hooked on Patterns. I think they would also look cute as ornaments!
65. Fabric Envelope
This fabric envelope by The Gingerbread House is perfect as a gift wrap for Valentine’s day and to use some larger pieces of fabric scrap. Grab some sweets and a fun card to make your loved one smile.
Final thoughts about the valentine’s day crafts for adults
I hope you can find at least a couple of craft ideas for this Valentine’s day. I tried to include crafts that are beautiful and easy to make.
Which project was your favorite? Leave a comment!