With Valentine’s Day around the corner, you’re probably looking for some romantic and emotional gifts for your loved one.
And I’m happy that you landed on my page because I happen to have the best DIY crafts for him or her that they will love.
However, before you dive into my DIY gift ideas, I want to say something. If you are reading this and it’s not Valentine’s Day, their birthday, or your anniversary, remember love can be celebrated every day.
So don’t think twice about making something for your partner and surprise them on a regular day. Every day is the perfect day for DIY gifts.
1. Resin Jewelry With Flowers
Tutorial from Sustain My Habit
If your lady is a nature and flower lover like me, this resin jewelry with actual flowers will blow her away.
Gift her something that she can wear every day and think of you. In my opinion, DIY crafts make the best gifts because they express your attentiveness to details.
They show that you really care about your partner by gifting them something as unique as their personality. An original piece of jewelry that goes well with any outfit.
2. DIY Embossing Mug
Image and tutorial at Do It Juicy
If you want to gift your partner something nice and practical, this DIY embossing mug is the perfect choice for you.
They will be thrilled by this craft because it’s original. It proves that you actually care about your partner.
And the best part is that you won’t be buying something that they will secretly throw away, but something that they can really use. It makes an exceptional centerpiece, a conversation starter or a home decoration.
3. Cross Stitch
Image from Little Onion
Is your partner a fan of embroidery crafts? If yes, they will absolutely love this piece of art.
A cross stitch saying: “Hold Me” that will melt their heart and make them feel the love.
Instead of getting them something cheap and ordinary, make them this sweet masterpiece that will remind them of your love and attentiveness to details every day.
A truly exceptional present that they won’t secretly throw away but cherish forever.
5. Hand Stamped Handkerchief
Tutorial from Paper & Stitch
If you want to express your love and appreciation, this hand stamped handkerchief is the best way to do it.
It will prove to your loved one that you actually care because you will be gifting them something that you made yourself.
Also, they won’t secretly throw away this original craft but use it on a daily basis.
So, don’t think twice about making it for your loved one. A simple and easy to make a craft that will make them feel loved.
6. Floral Leather Strap
Tutorial from Love Maegan
I can tell from experience that woman love DIY gifts because those are the gifts that show that you actually care about someone.
Women appreciate the fact that you have invested time to make something that will make them happy.
So, if you want to surprise your lovely lady with something original, this leather strap will finish the job perfectly.
Although it looks complicated to make, it’s actually an easy craft. All you need to do is let your creativity flow.
If she’s a flower lover, she will absolutely adore this DIY gift.
7. Stamped Belt
Tutorial at Sewing Rabbit
What gift can be better than a stamped belt that they can use every day?
If you are determined to surprise your partner with an original DIY craft, this is the perfect idea for you.
A unique and practical gift that will express your attentiveness to details.
And the best part is that they won’t secretly throw this away but cherish forever.
It will go well with both casual and elegant wardrobe. And will add a personal touch to their look.
8. Milk Glass
Tutorial from The Kim Six Fix
I’m not a very big fan of milk, however, if your partner is, this is the perfect gift idea for you.
Instead of buying them something boring, cheap or too expensive, invest some time, and make them something from the heart.
This milk glass is very easy to make and will express your attentiveness to details.
A practical gift that they can actually use or decorate their place with it.
It makes impressive artwork and home decoration as well.
9. DIY Embroidered Straw Bag
Tutorial from Honestly WTF
I fell in love with this DIY embroidered straw bag the moment I saw it.
And I have a strong feeling that your partner will fall in love with it as well.
It looks a bit difficult to make, however, if you want to surprise her with something thoughtful and creative, this is it.
I plan on making this for myself today. So, if you have some skills or know someone who does and can help you out, don’t hesitate to make this gift.
She can wear this baby on your next picnic. Or wherever she wants. It will add a personal touch to her outfits.
10. Flower Press
Tutorial from Garden Therapy
Simple, thoughtful and beautiful. That’s all I have to say about this art piece.
If your partner appreciates a great DIY craft and they’re an art enthusiast like me, they will absolutely adore this gift.
It will add personal touch and elegance to their space. Also, every time they look at this, they will be reminded of love.
So, instead of buying a gift for your loved one, invest some of your time and make this simple but thoughtful gift.
Don’t forget you don’t have to use this type of flowers. Use their favorite flowers
11. Oil Diffuser Bracelet
Tutorial from One Project Closer
Although it looks hard to make, this oil diffuser bracelet won’t take much of your time.
In fact, it will take around 10 minutes to complete. What are 15 minutes for expressing your love in a creative manner?
Instead of buying her an actual bracelet from the store that she will probably throw away, make her something original like this.
A practical but still elegant gift that will add a personal touch to her outfits, no matter the occasion
Tutorial from Simple Easy Creative
If you have no idea what to get your loved one for your special occasion, how about you make them something original?
I have a perfect idea that they will absolutely love if they face back pain all the time.
How about you make them customized heat packs that will not only express your attentiveness to details but also your love and care?
It’s not a hard DIY gift. All you need is free time and focus, and let your creativity do the rest.
However, don’t forget to pick their favorite color or pattern. A thoughtful, unique gift.
13. Looking for a wooden anniversary gift?
Tutorial from Pet Scribbles
No matter if you’re looking for an original wooden present for your anniversary, or you just want to surprise your partner with something nice, this is the gift idea for you.
It won’t take much of your time if you are skillful with hands and have a passion for wood crafts.
Engrave your special date or something else of your choosing in the middle and surprise your partner in a creative manner.
A truly amazing gift that they will cherish.
14. DIY Picnic Basket
Tutorial from Lovely Indeed
If you’re not the ordinary boring couple that has lunch in a restaurant and you prefer nature, I say that this DIY picnic basket is the perfect surprise for your loved one.
It will express your attentiveness to details. Plus, it’s something that you can both use and never get bored of.
Dedicate an hour or two on making this craft and take her on a trip to Paris that she will never forget.
If you wonder why I mentioned Paris, know that it’s the city of love and picnics.
And this DIY picnic basket makes an impressive accessory.
15. Let's make a modern clock as a housewarming gift?
Tutorial from Almost Makes Perfect
Looking for something practical but still thoughtful? How about this half-blank, half-blue modern clock?
I don’t know about you but this design reminds me of waves, peace, and enjoyment. Also, it calms my eyes and mind.
Off topic, did you know that blue color actually calms your mind? It does, according to studies.
So, if you’re searching for the perfect gift that you can make in less than 1 hour, I recommend this clock.
It will add class to their space. It will serve as a reminder of your love and time spent on crafting this piece of art that goes well with any interior style. A housewarming, practical gift.
16. DIY Sweet Wood Decor
Tutorial from Mixed Kreations
Your partner will absolutely adore this thoughtful, romantic and original wooden craft.
It won’t take more than 1 hour to make if you’re skillful with hands.
All you need is some free time and love to make this sweet wood decor that will perfectly match any interior home style.
They can also decorate their office or personal space around the home with it.
No matter where you put it, it will still look stunning and remind them of your love.
17. Lavender Goats Milk Soap
Tutorial from Purely Katie
If you’re in the mood for making something special for your loved one, I have an idea.
How about you make them this Lavender Goats milk soap? It won’t take much of your time but will bring endless joy to your partner.
All you need is some ingredients from your local store, time and creativity.
Nothing too complicated if you’re eager to learn how to make an original goats milk soap.
Help your partner stay beautiful and healthy.
18. Honey Sweetened Cinnamon Marshmallows
Tutorial from Recipes to Nourish
If your partner has a sweet tooth, it’s time that you make something special that they will eat in a minute.
It won’t take much of your time and doesn’t require cooking skills. All you need is time and love.
Instead of buying them something boring, make them this original present that they will cherish.
A sweet gift to make them feel your sweet love.
19. Teapot Garden
Tutorial from Confessions of a Serial DIYer
I don’t know about you but I like my garden decorated with DIY crafts only.
I want to leave the impression of a hardworking housewife who takes care of her home.
And if your spouse shares my “vision”, this is the perfect present for them.
Spend a few hours into making the perfect teapot garden decoration and surprise your loved one for your anniversary, their birthday or just because you want to make them feel special today.
20. Turn old tin can into a beauty
Tutorial from Tasty Chicks Rule
If your partner loves tin can crafts, they will absolutely adore this one. You can make it alone.
Or you can make it with them and spend quality time together. Either way, it’s an original idea that will make them feel loves.
Some people appreciate DIY presents more than they appreciate gifts from the store because they’re made with love.
They will be able to display their favorite flowers in it. Or they can use it as a pen holder.
Or use it as a centerpiece for their coffee table. Either way, it will look absolutely stunning and will add a personal touch to their space.
An original gift that will make them feel loved
21. Christmas Tree Snow Globe
Tutorial from Mom Foodie
Since a little girl, I dreamed about having a Christmas globe with a lot of snow. And to my surprise, my partner bought me one last year. It almost made me cry.
Why? Well, it means a lot to me when someone I love listens carefully to what I have to say and finds a way to surprise me with a gift that I wanted later.
So, if your partner always wanted to have one of these, it’s time that you make their wish come true.
I know it’s easier if you buy them a Christmas globe. However, I recommend that you craft it yourself and make them feel loved.
Prove to them that you actually care with this thoughtful gift.
22. DIY Love T-shirt
Tutorial from Lemon Thistle
If they love decorating clothes, they will fall in love with this idea at first glance. I am talking about crafting “love” logo on their favorite t-shirt, sweater or pullover.
Instead of buying them some new piece of clothing, refresh their wardrobe with a romantic logo like this one. It’s not very hard to make. In fact, it won’t take longer than 5 minutes.
A truly impressive gift that will make them feel the love and add class to their wardrobe.
23. DIY Bracelet With Chunky Beads
Tutorial From The DIY Dreamer
I’m crazy about DIY bracelets because they’re easy to make and don’t cost much.
Also, you get to make your own jewelry and add a personal touch to your every outfit.
I really want to give this bracelet with chunky beads a try because it looks absolutely stunning.
And if you believe that your partner will adore this, why not join me and make it today?
Instead of buying a bracelet from the market, make her something special and unique.
24. DIY Floral Soap Pop
Tutorial from Fall For DIY
If your partner loves DIY beauty and skin care products, they will absolutely adore this DIY floral soap pop.
What makes this gift special are the actual flowers inside.
An easy simple present that won’t take much of your precious time but will definitely make them happy.
A practical gift that they can use every day and think of you while showering.
If someone surprised me with this gift, it would melt my heart. A romantic, cute present.
25. DIY Stamped Bracelet
Tutorial from DIY Inspired
You can never have enough DIY bracelets. And I’m talking on behalf of every lady who’s into making her own jewelry.
If you have this type of lady by your side and you want to surprise her with something special, this stamped bracelet is the best gift idea for you.
It won’t take much of your precious time but will definitely melt her heart knowing that you invested time into making an original gift. Surprise her with this gift now, and thank me later.
I guarantee that she will adore this bracelet that goes well with every outfit.
26. DIY Wine Rack
Tutorial from Ugly Duckling House
If your partner is always in the mood for good wine, how about you make them this wine rack and stock it?
An elegant, practical masterpiece that won’t take much of your time if you’re skillful with hands.
It will add personal touch and class to their space and make them feel appreciated. Instead of buying them something boring, make this special gift.
27. Hot Chocolate
Tutorial from Mod Podge Rocks
If you love gifting edible gifts, you will want to make this and surprise your loved one with it.
An instant hot chocolate that will make them fall in love at first sip.
A little jar of joy and sweetness that will make them feel your sweet love and appreciation.
It’s not hard to make. In fact, it will take only 10 minutes of your time to prepare this delicious drink and surprise your partner in a creative, sweet manner that they will never forget.
28. Lavender Sachet
Tutorial from The Happier Homemaker
Are you in the mood for making something simple but still elegant and practical? If yes, how about you make this lavender sachet for your loved one?
All you need is a fabric, a thread, and dried lavender. It will take only minutes of your time but will put a smile on your loved one’s face.
Making your own gift is the best way to prove your love, so don’t hesitate about making this cute craft and start right away.
29. No Sew Placemat Clutch
Tutorial From Damask Love
If she’s a fan of handmade accessories, she will absolutely adore this no-sew placemat clutch.
A truly exceptional piece of art that will go well with any casual outfit. She can wear this every day and think of you.
Instead of buying her something cheap, boring or expensive, make her something special like this clutch that will make her feel the love.
30. DIY Zen Garden
Tutorial from Get Busy Gardening
Instead of surprising your partner with the traditional gifts like perfumes and clothes, surprise them with landscaping your garden.
Create an original Zen garden that will add a personal touch to your space. It’s something that you will both enjoy while drinking your coffee together.
Or talk about your decorative skills when having friends over for a barbeque. An original decoration idea for your home that will definitely impress them.
31. DIY Wall Map
Tutorial from All Things Thrifty
No matter if you’re searching for the best DIY gift for an art enthusiast or traveler, this wall map is the right choice.
It seems complicated but isn’t that hard to make. All you need is time, creativity and basic painting skills.
Nothing that you can’t pull off. One of the greatest DIY gift ideas that will express your love and attentiveness to details.
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