DIY,  Valentine's Day

4 DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Him

DIY Valentine’s gifts can send a message…

They can say, I care so much about you that I am not going to go and pick your gift off of a shelf or rack.

Instead, I am going to think, plan, gather supplies and make you a personalized gift.

In this post, we would like to share a few easy DIY gifts that you can customize and make for your sweetheart.


1.“Open When” Love Note BouquetIMG_9004.PNG

 

Supplies:

  • Blank Note Cards & Envelopes
  • Scrapbooking Stickers
  • Tissue Paper (2-3 sheets, cut into quarters)
  • Vase or Pot
  • Floral Foam
  • Wooden Skewers
  • Double Sided Tape
  • Scotch Tape
  • Decorative Paper (of your choosing)
  • Scissors

Ideas to put in “Open When” Envelopes

Bored:

 

Stressed:

  • A reassuring personal note 
  • And/Or
    • Inspirational quote
    • Calming music suggestion for Apple Music
    • List of YouTube videos to help with coping with stress
    • Gift certificate for a getaway
    • Anti-stress finger rings
    • A gift certificate to the Spa
    • Stress Relief Fidget Sensory Toys Set

Annoyed at Me:

  • A sincere note of apology
  • List of the most annoying things in the world (for a laugh)

 

You are Missing Me:

  • Selfie of yourself
  • Picture of the two of you during a special moment or event
  • Date night coupon with a soon coming date
  • A plane ticket or train ticket

 

Need a laugh:

  • List of funny YouTube videos to watch
  • Jokes
  • A written recount of some of your most embarrassing moments
  • Funny pictures of yourself
  • Tickets to a Comedy Show

 

Can’t Sleep:

  • “Wake me now” written coupon
  • Relaxing music playlist suggestion
  • List of Relaxation exercises
  • Melatonin Pills
  • A written “sweet dreams” note

 

Open Now:

  • Write a note declaring your love

2. Mason Jar Candy Grams 

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Supply List

 

Candy grams sayings to correlate with candy of choice

  • Bit-O-Honey
    • You are my “Bit O Honey”! You add sweetness to every moment I spend with you.
  • Gummy Bears
    • I can’t even imagine my life without you in it!! It would be “Un-BEAR-able!”
  • Tootsie Rolls
    • I am so thankful for the life-changing “roll” you have played in my life and our family.
  • Reese’s Pieces
    • You are incredible, and I want you to know that I love you to “pieces”!
  • Swedish Fish
    • I “O-fish-ally” found you…..out of all the fish in the sea…
  • Hot Tamales
    • You are one “Hot Tamale!!”
  • Roll-O’s
    • I am so thankful that I get to “Roll- O-ver” next to such a wonderful man as you, every single day!
  • Now and Later
    • I love you “Now and Later” and to infinity and beyond!!
  • Good and Plenty
    • Our love is “Good and Plenty” when I met you my life became complete.
  • Starburst
    • My heart is “Bursting” with Love for you
  • Sweet Tarts
    • You will forever be my one and only “Sweet Tart”!!
  • Junior Mints
    • Our love was “mint” to be
  • M&M’s
    • The reasons why I love you are “Many & Many”, just too many to list.
  • Riesen’s
    • There are so many “Riesen’s” I respect and look up to you!
  • Whopper’s
    • I have a “Whopper” of a crush on you!!
  • Sour Patches
    • I know our relationship has hit some “Sour Patches” but I know our love can stand the test!
  • Snickers
    • You always know how to make me laugh, just thinking about it makes me “Snicker”.
  • Hugs & Kisses
    • I love you so much I could just smother you with “Hugs and Kisses”!

 

 

 

3. Man Bouquet 

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Supplies:

  • Vase or Container of choice
  • Floral Foam
  • Wooden Skewers
  • Socks and/or Ties (to make roses)
  • Tissue Paper
  • 3D Scrapbooking Stickers
  • Scotch Tape

 

4. Cookie Bouquet 

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Supplies:

 

SUGAR COOKIE RECIPE

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup butter, soft
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 ½ tsp. Baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Cream butter and sugar together till light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well. Mix in dry ingredients a little at a time until flour is completely incorporated. Chill 1-2 hours. Roll dough to approximately ¼ inch thickness. Using a heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut out cookies. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes. While cookies are still warm out of the oven, insert wooden skewers into the cookies. Allow cookies to cool completely before moving.

EASY ROYAL ICING (No Meringue Powder)

  • 2 cups Confectioner Sugar
  • 2 TB Corn Syrup
  • 2 ½ tsp. Vanilla Coffee Creamer
  • Vase or container of choice
  • Floral Foam
  • Wooden Skewers
  • Tissue Paper
  • Tape

 

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