Here are a few Valentine gift ideas you might like to use for some of the special people in your life.
Valentine’s Day is a time of year when crafters like to go all out creating and decorating cards and gifts.
In planning your projects, you might wish to consider that pinks and purples, and hearts and flowers may not be the perfect choice for the males you are creating gifts for.
Think about what is the favorite color of the person you are crafting for and what they might love to see on the mug, photo or other gift you are making.
Valentine Gift Ideas for Men
See also homemade gifts for men.
Bucket of Goodies
A bucket of goodies is not something you make, but a gift you can put together using your guy’s favorite treats. A bucket from the automotive department makes a great holder.
Valentine Appreciation Book
To create a Valentine Appreciation Book, use photos and comments of what you appreciate about a special person in your life.
Valentine Playing Card Coupon Booklet
Create this clever Valentine playing card coupon booklet using a deck of cards, ribbon, and metal rings. Cute idea.
Jar Full of Love
Recycle a small jar, put a photo inside and fill with candy hearts. Tie a fabric circle over lid to make a jar full of love.
Stitch a fabric necktie envelope to hold his tie when he travels. There are some great fabric prints for men, and darker colors don’t show stains.
Painted Coffee Mug
Painted coffee mugs are more good Valentine gift ideas. Or you could apply a favorite photo of the two of you.
Other Valentine Gift Ideas
Craft these Valentine crackers and fill with treats. Good idea for party favors or classroom treats.
Chocolate Paper Roses
Try this fun idea of making a chocolate paper rose bouquet for a chocolate lover.
Valentine Mini Flower Pot
Create a Valentine Mini Flower Pot using paper and Tootsie Pops.
Valentine Teddy Bear
Buy a teddy bear and create this cute tshirt for him to wear.
Seed Starter Valentine
For this great idea you need some flower seeds and small pots to plant them in, and you will have a seed starter Valentine.
Washcloth LOVE Pillow
Sew two washcloths together after sewing buttons spelling LOVE on one of them, to make a washcloth LOVE pillow.
Valentine Soda for Two
Use a soda fountain glass, artificial flowers, and seasonal M&M’s to make this Valentine soda for two. Clever idea.
For a romantic candle,punch hearts from a sheet of wax and soften slightly with a blow dryer before adhering it to a pillar candle.
Simple V-Day Sachet
A simple V-Day sachet (or needle holder) would make a lovely gift for a special friend. Or add a ribbon to hang it.
Heart Shaped Soap
Use glycerin soap and coloring to make this heart shaped soap.
Create this Sweetheart Tiddlywinks game with a set of Tiddlywinks and some cardstock.
Valentine Padded Zipper Pouches
Make these heart print Valentine padded zipper pouches for party favors or someone special.
Use a clear flat marble, Mod Podge, heart pictures, and some jewelry findings to make a fun Valentine necklace.
Heart Peace Sign Necklace
Create an easy heart peace sign necklace.
Wired Heart Pin
Bend a copper or other wire into the shape of a heart, and use a stick pin to make an arrow in to attach a wired heart pin.
Clay Heart Necklace
Craft a clay heart necklace with red and white oven bake clay. Easy enough for kids to do.
A different clay heart necklace.
Sweetheart Foam Necklace
Using a chain and foam heats, put together a red & white sweetheart foam necklace.
Teens might like this idea. Use cord or ribbon and pearl buttons to make a knot bracelet. Or make it rustic with twine.
Foam Hearts Hair Clip
Hot glue foam hearts to a hair clip to craft an easy foam hearts hair clip.
Felt Hearts Hair Clip
Cut out and hand stitch a bright red and white felt hearts hair clip.
Valentine Gift Cones
Make Valentine gift cones to fill with treats. Use paper and crepe paper.
Valentine Liquid Soap Dispenser
Make a Valentine liquid soap dispenser for teachers or co-workers.