Credit: Victoria Baldor
Whether it’s due to high costs or just procrastination, finding the perfect valentine’s day presents can be difficult. The closer the day gets the more challenging it can be to find a great gift. It’s always nice to give someone a gift you bought them, but it’s more heartfelt to give a gift that’s handmade. Senior Morgan Graff says, “I like making presents instead of buying since it’s more sincere and it means more.” With gifts that save time and money, here are DIY gifts for this years valentines day.
Gifts By the Hour
This gift is perfect to keep your friend or boyfriend engaged in the gift all day. On each present a time stamp can bet on it, showing which time the gift must be open. Things like movie tickets, jewelry, lush bombs would be perfect gifts throughout the day.
A DIY dessert kit is a perfect way to spend valentine’s day.
Make dinner time fun tonight! Let the kids have a dinner picnic, farmstyle! Hudson's favorite is a made up recipe of spiral noodles, corn, ground turkey, olives, Prego® Farmers' Market Classic Marinara and shredded cheese on top! It's quick, simple and my kids gobble it up! #pickedatpeak #ad @walmart #picnicdinner #dinnerideas
For all those who love puns, this gift if perfect you. This present is a creative twist on the classic chocolate for valentine’s day.
Valentine Candy Box
Fill a small box with the person’s favorite candy. Once they’re done with the candy they’ll uncover a secret message.
Sweet treats for Valentine's Day have never been easier to create with SRM Press! Shelly is sharing how she made these on the SRM blog today. You'll find kraft pillow boxes, brand new jute twine, stickers and labels used for this adorable project! #srmpress #srmstickers #srmstickersdesigner #pillowbox #jutetwine #labelsbythedozen #diyvalentines #handmadevalentines #valentinesday #valentinesdaycrafts #stickers #shellykurth
With only a few ingredients you can make your own bath bombs for a friend, boyfriend, or for a treat-yo-self.
This is not only fun to make but you can also send your partner a secret message. All you have to do is take a series of photos of you
To get psyched for #ValentinesDay, I'm going to post some flipbooks I've made about love over the next couple weeks. Here's a throwback to my very first #flipbook I ever made. ❤️? (Song is "Shape of You" by Ed Sheeran) . . #handdrawn #markerart #happyvalentinesday #valentinecard #prismacolormarkers #pigmentliner #iloveyou #traditionalanimation #hearts #bookarts #daumenkino #handmadebook #shapeofyou
Make your own mugs for friends, family, or loved ones.
An Entire Cake
You’re not living until you’ve shipped yourself a cake via air-mail.
Pick a movie you’ve been wanting to see and watch it in the comfort of your home—no need to wait up for boyfriends.