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While many of us want to shower our loved ones with special gifts this Valentine’s Day, it can be hard to do so on a budget. The good news is you don’t need to spend exorbitant amounts of money to make this holiday special! Show your loved ones how much you care for them with a festive homemade Valentine’s craft.
Make hearts flutter with this charming yet inexpensive gift. It’s simple to create: you’ll need a heart-shaped grapevine wreath form, flowers in various shades of pink and red, wire cutters, and hot glue. You can purchase all of these items at your local craft store at a low cost. Slip the flower buds into the grapevine, secure with hot glue, and you’ve got yourself the perfect Valentine’s Day gift.
This is a great Valentine’s Day craft to do with kids. Fill silicon heart molds with beads and bake them in the oven until they’re melted together. Once they’re done, these molded hearts will resemble stained glass which you can then hot glue to some twine. Finally, hang the twine from two crisscross sticks to create an adorable wind chime.
Nothing is sweeter than a personalized box of candies. Purchase a small crafting box at your local craft store and stock up on your loved one’s favorite candy. Pour each candy into the individual sections of the box. You can then decorate the outside with ribbon and a personalized note. This DIY gift is sure to make anyone’s day!
Homemade body scrubs are a popular DIY gift that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day. Made with wholesome ingredients, you can experiment with a wide variety of smells and textures. However, for this strawberry body scrub, you’ll be using red ingredients in honor of the holiday. All you need is 1 cup of cane sugar, 1 cup of freeze-dried strawberries, ¾ cup of coconut oil, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Once it’s all mixed together, you can put your festive looking scrub in a cute, decorative mason jar.