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15 Easy Valentine Craft Ideas

Updated on January 12, 2016

The Best Valentine's Day Craft Ideas

Here are my favorite craft ideas for Valentine's Day and there are more than 15 of them. You and your kids can have all the craft fun you want with these free and easy to make ideas. One of the most popular and well known symbols of Valentine's Day is the heart, and you will see that theme over and over again on this craft project page. Why? Because the heart is my favorite symbol for February 14th.

Flowers, candies, stuffed pets, cards and crafts are all popular around Valentine's Day. You can find some fun ideas on this page. Make them with your kids and you won't only be making the holiday special, you will be making some memories and keepsakes you can keep forever.

How To Make A Valentine's Day Mason Jar

Decor Chick has some of the best craft ideas online as you will find out when you check out this mason jar craft project.  Just click on the picture to find out how to make one of your own.
Decor Chick has some of the best craft ideas online as you will find out when you check out this mason jar craft project. Just click on the picture to find out how to make one of your own.

This easy craft idea is simple to make, but look what a great decoration you have when you are done. I love this idea, it's from Decor Chick and you can find out how by clicking on the picture. You will need a mason jar, some heart stickers, white spray paint, a pretty Valentine themed ribbon, and if you like the look, some red and white straws to put inside.

Where To Get A Mason Jar For Your VD Craft Project

Ball Jar Heritage Collection Pint Jars with Lids and Bands, Blue, Set of 6
Ball Jar Heritage Collection Pint Jars with Lids and Bands, Blue, Set of 6

Find the jar you need to create a beautiful Valentine's Day craft.

 

How To Make Some Love Blocks

You can find out how to make these Love Blocks by going to sixsistersstuff.com
You can find out how to make these Love Blocks by going to sixsistersstuff.com

Love is what Valentine's Day is all about and that's why this is such a great craft idea. Your home will look a little bit warmer and cozier with this gorgeous decoration idea.

To make some Love Blocks of your own you will need some blocks, paint, decorative paper with a Valentine theme, Modge Podge, and some cut out letters - L, O, V, and E.

Just click on the picture to visit sixsistersstuff.com to see the step by step directions to make this very cool project.

Heart Shaped Marshmallow Pops

Edible heart shaped marshmallow pops are one of the best ideas for a Valentine's Day craft idea.  Make them and then eat them ... or give them out as a sweet gift on February 14th.
Edible heart shaped marshmallow pops are one of the best ideas for a Valentine's Day craft idea. Make them and then eat them ... or give them out as a sweet gift on February 14th.

Edible heart shaped marshmallow pops are one of the best ideas for a Valentine's Day craft idea. Get some Jet Puffed Heart Mallows, some melting or dipping chocolate, some straw or pop sticks, some heart shaped jimmies and you can also get some candy bags or cellophane to wrap them in. Seal the bags with some curling ribbon.

These pops are easy to make and you can eat them right away if you like. You can make them to give away as a Valentine's Day gift or snack for your family. They taste great, look fabulous and are loads of fun to make. You can use a glass filled with Valentine's Day M&Ms to stand them upright while you make more, just like in the picture.

Glow Heart Craft Ideas

Glow Hearts from theteacherwife.com.  It's a fun and easy and inexpensive way to create a Valentine craft with your kids.
Glow Hearts from theteacherwife.com. It's a fun and easy and inexpensive way to create a Valentine craft with your kids.

Get some glow sticks and lots of heart print outs to make this fun craft idea with your kids. You can find a heart shaped print out template on theteacherwife.com and it's easy for you to print it out ... one for each of the glow sticks. These are so easy to make and they look great ... and ... what kid doesn't love glow sticks?

Click on the picture to get the directions in more detail and that's also where you will find the heart template.

Glow Sticks

Glow Stick Tube Pack (100-Piece)
Glow Stick Tube Pack (100-Piece)

Glow Sticks are just what you need to make those cool VD glow heart message sticks.

 

The Heart Mobile Craft For Kids

The heart shaped mobile shown here is just like the one I saw in the Pottery Barn catalog.  Find out how to make this mobile yourself by visiting naptime notebook
The heart shaped mobile shown here is just like the one I saw in the Pottery Barn catalog. Find out how to make this mobile yourself by visiting naptime notebook

The first time I saw a Heart Mobile it was in a Pottery Barn catalog and it was almost 50.00. I fell in love with it but it was just way too much money. That's when I started looking for how to make it myself ideas and I found this one. It's a beautiful decoration, it's easy to make, and it's a great project to create with your kids. You will need lots of heart cut outs, some clear thin thread, and a hoop.

Click on the picture to find out how to make one yourself ... and I've got to say, this one looks just like the one I saw in the catalog.

Heart Mobile Embroidery Hoop

Darice Quilting Hoops, 14-Inch
Darice Quilting Hoops, 14-Inch

This is the type of embroidery hoop you will need to make that beautiful heart mobile craft project.

 

Folded Fabric Hearts - A Fun Valentine's Day Craft Project

howaboutorange.blogspot.com has a pretty heart shaped garland for you to make.  Click on the picture to find out how to make this garland.
howaboutorange.blogspot.com has a pretty heart shaped garland for you to make. Click on the picture to find out how to make this garland.

You can make this heart shaped garland and hang it up to decorate your home as a Valentine's Day decoration. You can also give it away as a I Love You gift...I am sure there are plenty of grandparents out there who would enjoy getting one. You will need to visit the howaboutorange.blogspot.com web site to print out the heart shaped templates and get the directions on how to make this pretty craft idea.

Print out the template, cut them out, get some Valentine's Day fabric you like, treat the fabric with some Stiffen Stuff, trace the heart shapes on the treated fabric, cut them out, and assemble just like the directions tell you. It's a great project for February!

Valentine's Day Crayon Hearts

These crayon hearts are easy to make and here's what you will need:

  • Waxed paper
  • Wax crayons
  • Handheld pencil sharpener
  • Kraft paper
  • Iron
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Silk thread

Click on the picture to find out how to create this wonderful decoration. This is one of my favorite Valentine's Day crafts!

The Heart Art Craft Project

Pinkieforpink.com will show you how to make this fabulous work of art ... and it's simple to do.  Just click on the picture to see how easy this craft project is to make.
Pinkieforpink.com will show you how to make this fabulous work of art ... and it's simple to do. Just click on the picture to see how easy this craft project is to make.

This pretty picture is an easy kid's craft project for Valentine's Day, and I do mean easy.

You will need:

  • A heart cut out
  • a piece of paper
  • a circle sponge brush
  • some paints
  • a frame (that's if you want to frame it)

Look how amazing this very simple craft idea looks on the mantel when it's completed.

Valentine's Day Wreath

You can find out how to make this great looking Valentine's Day wreath at meandmyscraps.blogspot.com   It's a quick and easy craft project for you.
You can find out how to make this great looking Valentine's Day wreath at meandmyscraps.blogspot.com It's a quick and easy craft project for you.

Get a wreath form, some red string and you've got most of the supplies you need to make this easy project. It's a great way to decorate your door for the sweetest holiday of the year. Accordion flowers, hot glue and a hot glue gun, string and some cut out heart shapes complete the craft supplies list.

Click on the picture to find pictures and the step by step directions to make this wreath.

FloraCraft Straw Wreaths, 10-Inch Straw Wreath
FloraCraft Straw Wreaths, 10-Inch Straw Wreath

You can use styrofoam or a straw ring to make a wreath craft.

 

Salt Dough Valentines

Salt Dough is always fun to work with.  Learn how to make these sweet little Valentine's Day hearts at craftytexasgirls.com
Salt Dough is always fun to work with. Learn how to make these sweet little Valentine's Day hearts at craftytexasgirls.com

Salt dough is inexpensive to make, easy to work with and fun. You will need some salt, flour, and water to make the dough. You can use markers, paints, glitter, and all sorts of embellishments to decorate your hearts ... and you can also use any shape you feel like making.

I found a fun tutorial at craftytexasgirls.com, so why not visit the site and learn how you can make these cute hearts for Valentine's Day. You can also click on the photo to go there.

Puffy Hearts

Construction paper and tissue squares are the basic ingredients you will need to make these puffy heart crafts.   I found this idea on Spoonful.
Construction paper and tissue squares are the basic ingredients you will need to make these puffy heart crafts. I found this idea on Spoonful.

Puffy Hearts are made with one inch squares of tissue paper, some construction paper, scissors, white craft glue, and a erasered pencil. I found this easy to make heart craft idea on spoonful.com and you can click on the picture above to visit that site for the directions on how to make your own puffy heart decorations.

Herewearetogether.com is where I found the tutorial to make these very bright and festive Valentine's Day lanterns.  Take a look by clicking on the picture.
Herewearetogether.com is where I found the tutorial to make these very bright and festive Valentine's Day lanterns. Take a look by clicking on the picture.

Valentine's Day Lanterns

To make some of these pretty lanterns you will need:

  • Tissue paper in bright and festive holiday colors
  • A glass jar

  • A mix of 1 part white glue & 2 parts water
  • A paint brush
  • Scissors
  • String or wool
  • A pencil
  • Glitter

Draw and cut out heart shapes
Paint your jar with the water and glue mixture
Stick your paper hearts on the jar
Once again paint the jar with the water/glue mixture
Put glitter on the jar
wrap string around the neck of the jar. You can use beads to decorate the string as well. Let your jar dry and place a glow stick or an electric tea light inside to make it glow. Pretty, inexpensive and fun.

Valentine's Day Card Mailbox Craft Ideas

Learn how to make your very own Valentine's Day Mailbox from splitcoaststampers.com.
Learn how to make your very own Valentine's Day Mailbox from splitcoaststampers.com.

You can find the tutorial and templates you need to make this very cute mailbox at Splitcoaststampers.com The first listing is under the name of Qbee's Mailbox and that's where the template and directions are. The decorations are up to you ... you can add paper hearts, pieces of Valentine's Day gift wrap, lace, ribbons ... you decide.

Valentine's Day Window Clings

Babble.com has the tutorial so  you can make these adorable heart shaped window clings for Valentine's Day.  Click on the pic to see more.
Babble.com has the tutorial so you can make these adorable heart shaped window clings for Valentine's Day. Click on the pic to see more.

Here's what you will need to make these very cute heart shaped window clings:

  • White craft glue
  • Liquid dish soap
  • Food coloring
  • Bowls
  • Paint brushes
  • Wood skewers
  • Glitter
  • Plastic page protector

You will also need to draw some heart shapes or find some templates online. You can find some Heart Shaped Templates Here.

Valentine's Day Craft Video Tutorials

Simple Heart Craft For Toddlers

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Do you craft? What do you think about the fab projects I've given you on this page? What's your favorite craft idea?

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      Celebrates 2 years ago

      I liked the salt dough Valentines, I think kids will really enjoy making those on Valentine's day. Fun craft ideas!

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      HalloweenRecipes 3 years ago

      @zzzzzzc: Thank you - aren't they fun to make?!!

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      zzzzzzc 3 years ago

      These are great crafts, thanks for sharing.