38 of the best Valentines Day Craft ideas 2021

Looking for romantic Valentine's Day gifts, decorations, cards and inspiration? We've got you covered.

Valentines day crafts

Whether you’re looking for Valentine’s Day decorations for your home, heart-shaped crafts, or cute card ideas, we have lots of romantic inspiration for you to make.


Image credit: Our Thumbnail quilled hearts on this article are from a Paperchase tutorial and the paintbrushe cards are ©  The House of Lars.


Make our free puzzle to my heart cards

Does anything show you care quite like a homemade card? Use our beautiful free printable papers to create a sweet card for your partner this Valentine’s Day.

Download our free printable papers

Free puzzle to my heart Valentine's Day patterned papers


Crochet a love heart decoration

Decorate your home with your own crocheted hearts. This free pattern is also great if you want to use up leftover bits of yarn in your stash

Try our free crochet heart decoration pattern



Sew your own heart embroidery hoop

This gorgeous free embroidery hoop design only requires one stitch! Mix up a few different colours to create a pretty confetti effect.

Try our free embroidery hoop pattern

How to do seed stitch


Knit some DIY heart coasters

Fill your house with romance in the form of heart-shaped knitted coasters! We love these sweet little knitted hearts designed by Julie & The Knits.

Make homemade knitted hearts with this free pattern

Knitted heart coasters


Sew your own cross stitch Valentine’s necklace

Get into the Valentine’s spirit by making your own sweet cross stitch necklace.

Find out how to make your own cross stitch heart necklace

How to make a cross stitch necklace


Knit your own scarf with heart pockets

This super-cosy scarf is a great gift for a loved one – or you can make one for yourself to help you get into the Valentine’s Day spirit!

Try the heart-pocket scarf free knitting pattern

Valentine's heart scarf knitting pattern


Crochet a beautiful lacy hearts filet sweater

Bring some Valentine’s style into your wardrobe with this gorgeous filet crochet sweater. It’s perfect to wear on spring days when there’s still a slight chill in the air too.

Make your crochet lacy hearts filet sweater

Valentines Day Craft ideas


Create a Your Heart’s Desire knitted blanket

This pretty blanket is perfect to cosy under on frosty nights! Bring it out to decorate your home for Valentine’s Day.

Knit your own heart blanket

Hearts and diamonds blanket Lynne Rowe


Make your own free Valentine’s Day gift box

Conceal a message or a tiny gift inside this pretty little card gift box covered with patterned printable papers. Who can resist its charms?

Find the templates to make your own romantic gift box

Valentine's Day gift box template


Roses and hearts cross stitch Valentine’s card

This nostalgic card brings together a classic cross stitch combination: hearts and roses. Stitch this sentimental design to give to your loved one on Valentine’s Day.

Find the roses and hearts cross stitch pattern here

Roses heart cross stitch pattern

Oh Happy Day’s blog is full of Valentine’s craft ideas including these Lindt-filled crackers.

Chocolate crackers

Valentines day crafts

Oh Happy Day’s blog is full of Valentine’s craft ideas including these Lindt-filled crackers.


Easy banner

Valentines day crafts

In issue 115 of Mollie Makes Happy Fabric showed you how to make this simple Valentine craft. Make this fab banner to tell someone just how much you like them.


DIY candles

How to make pink ombré candles landscape

Candles make great DIY Valentine’s gifts for guys, girls or yourself! Use our free tutorial to make some this weekend.


Rose-tinted glasses

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Lovely Indeed’s rose-tinted heart glasses are the ultimate fashion accessory for this Valentine’s.


Sassy balloons

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Make some Palentine’s decorations with Balloon Time’s slogan balloons. They’ve used temporary tattoos in order to add some sass to plain old balloons.


Embroidered banner

Valentines day crafts

Stitch up some love this Valentine’s with Mollie Johanson’s embroidery banner tutorial.


Quilled heart

Valentines day crafts

If you’re looking for some Valentine’s Day card ideas then why not try paper quilling? This paper heart is by Paperchase and is featured in our 16 top paper quilling post.


DIY bath bombs

Valentines day crafts

Bath bombs always make fab homemade Valentine’s gifts. Use our tutorial to make some today.


DIY tea bags

Valentines day crafts

Caro DIY’s love heart tea bags are a quick Valentine craft to give out to all your fellow tea lovers.


Easy Valentine’s wreath

Valentines day crafts

Hang Bliss Makes‘ DIY felt heart wreath throughout February and beyond Valentine’s Day.


Paintbrush cards

Valentines day crafts

Give The House of Lars’ paintbrush Valentine’s cards as an arty alternative to your usual cards.


Sweet heart (geddit?)

Valentines day crafts

Make Kalio Chic Life’s heart emoji pouch and fill with treats.


Squirrel brooch

Valentines day crafts

The Felted Fox’s squirrel brooch tutorial is on our blog and would be the cutest gift to give to your BFF.


Yarn wrapped heart

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Diy Carinchen’s yarn wrapped hearts are an easy five minute Valentine’s day craft that you can make using your spare yarn.


DIY Tic Tac Toe

Valentines day crafts

Stitched by Crystal‘s felt tic tac toe game is a quick craft and some evening entertainment.


Macrame bunting

Valentines day crafts

We’ve also got Valentine’s Day craft ideas for macramé lovers! Make Isabella’s heart macrame bunting and hang it above your bed.


Polymer clay coasters

Valentines day crafts

We’ve had knitted and crochet coasters and now we’ve got clay. Make Kathryn Messinger’s clay hearts.


DIY letter scroll

Valentines day crafts

Make Say Yes’ love letter scroll for a homemade Valentine’s gift that will definitely show how much you love your pals.


Amigurumi cat pattern

Valentines day crafts

Thores by Cottage’s Itty Bitty Kitty amigurumi pattern is the only Valentine’s you need this year.


Granny square heart

Valentines day crafts

Valentine’s Day craft ideas for crocheters just has to include a granny square. Crochet up Emma’s square here.


Felt ball garland

Valentines day crafts

If needle felting is more your style then make The Turquoise Home’s felt ball garland using her tutorial here.


Paper aeroplane bunting

Valentines day crafts

Send your love with Lia Griffith’s paper aeroplane bunting.


DIY self-care gifts

Valentines day crafts

DIY Valentine’s gifts that will leave you smelling and feeling good. Use Hello Glow’s tutorial to make your own.


Crochet heart pillow

Valentines day crafts

Stitching Together’s blog has the tutorial for this fab crochet heart pillow so you can add a touch of romance to your sofa.


Metallic heart cushion

How to make a heart cushion

Add some sparkle to your home this Valentine’s Day by making this gorgeous metallic hearts cushion from Simply Sewing Magazine! It’s made from old jeans, so it’s a great upcycling project too.

We hope these Valentine’s Day craft ideas fill you with a whole lotta love. For more crafty projects subscribe to Mollie Makes and follow us on InstagramTwitter and Facebook.

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