20 Projects for a DIY Valentine’s Day

published Feb 1, 2013
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Cynics like to say that Valentine’s Day is just another commercial holiday to get everyone to go out and spend more money. I like to think of it as a day to celebrate loving one another, and there are plenty of ways to make the day both festive and budget-friendly. Here are twenty of my favorite do-it-yourself projects that will make Valentine’s Day special for the whole family without breaking the bank:

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

Row One:
1. Giant Geometric Wall Heart: Oleander and Palm
2. ‘Love’ Yarn Letters: My Sister’s Suitcase
3. DIY Gold Heart Pinata: Studio DIY
4. Sticky Note Heart: Design Love Fest
5. DIY Birch Veneer Artwork: A Lovely Lark

Row Two:
6. Polaroid Heart via Apartment Therapy
7. Yarn Fonts: Bloesem Kids
8. Paint Chip Paper Punch Garland: Grace and Light
9. Paper Roll Heart Stamp: Kiwi Crate
10 Tissue Paper Fringe Heart: Apartment Therapy

Row Three:
11. Secret Message Lamp: LMNOP
12. DIY Art: The Haps
13. Valentine’s Heart Attack: The House that Lars Built
14. Color Theory Valentines: Mer Mag
15. DIY Fringe Banner: Dear Lizzy

Row Four:
16. Footprint Valentine: A Lovely Lark
17. DIY Cross Hatch Stamp: Lines Across
18. Crayon Hearts: Martha Stewart
19. Fluttering Heart Wreath:
20. Painted Newspaper Hearts: You Are My Fave

(Images: as linked above)