15 Favorite Valentine Crafts & DIY Gifts with IOD

Whether you have a Valentine, a Galentine, a Palentine, or just someone who needs a little extra love in your life, here’s all the inspiration you need for Valentine crafts and DIY gifts this year!

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From DIY jewelry to faux florals to sweet treats and more, here’s our favorite 15 (well actually 16, but that didn’t sound as fun as “favorite fifteen” 😆).

Faux Floral Arrangement

You KNOW these last waaaaaaaay longer than real flowers (even though we really do love real flowers – see our DIY flower vase tutorial).

French Country Potted “Roses”

IOD embellished Dollar Store hearts with the Painterly Florals Transfer and Harper mould make up the DIY Valentine’s bouquet. A simple flower pot made fancy with the Classic Cherubs and Trimmings Moulds by Old to Ooh La La Hand-Painted Pieces in Las Vegas, NV.

Vintage Wreath of Roses DIY Wall Art

This DIY wall art is beautiful year-round, but even more so when handmade and given as a Valentine’s gift. Made by Vintage Restore & More in Inman, NC using the new Harper letter mould and the Heirloom Roses mould.

Shabby Chic Rose Gallery Wall

This DIY Valentine’s decor combines to create a lovely gallery wall. Made by Ellen J Goods in Medina, NY – go here for a video tutorial showing how to make each piece.

Sweet Treats for All the Sweeties in Your Life

These fancy confections look difficult to make, but really, they’re SO EASY to make! People keep telling us how they made them with their kids and grandkids!

Sugar Encrusted Cookies

Created by Milton’s Daughter in Brooklyn, NY, watch this 5 minute tutorial on how to use IOD moulds to make sugar encrusted Valentine’s cookies.

Sugar Cookies with Chocolate Embellishments

Chocolates are a traditional Valentine’s gift, but you KNOW we had to mix it up by doing molded chocolate beautiful molded chocolate on sugar cookies.

For more ideas for how to use IOD in the kitchen, join our Sugar Arts group on Facebook by clicking here.

Nothing Says “I ❤️ You” Like DIY Jewelry

Diamonds have nothing on the sentimental value of handmade jewelry. Here are some Valentine crafts and gift ideas that even a beginner can make.

Flower Charm Earrings

Can you believe these precious earrings were made using an IOD Trimmings Mould? Created by Boutique Paint in Springfield, OR – click here for a step-by-step video tutorial.

Easy DIY Wrist Cuffs with Resin

vintage black wrist cuff

Vintage Retail Therapy in Fallbrook, CA shows how to make this wrist cuff with quick cure resin and a Trimmings mold in this tutorial.

Faux Carved Stone Pendants with Polymer Clay

If your sweetie loves carved jade, turquoise, or ivory but your wallet doesn’t… make faux carved stone jewelry. Follow along with the IOD Sisters as they show you how with this tutorial.

DIY Lock & Key Polymer Clay Earrings

Perfect for a Valentine or Galentine, these earrings were made by the IOD Sisters – click here for a step-by-step tutorial.

DIY Valentine’s Gifts People Can Actually Use

Tokens of love are lovely but gifts that people can actually use are EVEN BETTER because they keep giving all year long.

Reusable Stamped Tote

Eco-tote stamped with the Kindest Regards by Boutique Paint in Springfield, OR. Click here for a quick video tutorial.

Stamped Throw Pillow

Using a heart-shaped mask, Boutique Paint in Springfield, OR, stamped this pillow cover with IOD Decor Ink and the feathers from the Pavo Stamp. Click here for a step-by-step video tutorial.

DIY Valentine’s Tic Tac Toe Board

Created using an IOD Wood Art Panel, the Bohemia Stamp, and the Fleur de Lis Mould by The Reclaimed Treasures in Occoquan, VA.

Wooden Hearts in Every Style for Your DIY Valentine Craft

You can never have too many beautiful decorative hearts to remind someone you’re thinking of them – ALL. YEAR. LONG. 😆

Colorful & Dimensional Heart Ornaments

How beautiful are these wooden heart ornaments mad with an assortment of IOD Moulds? Perfect for inscribing a love note on the back – made by The Painted Photographer in Stetsonville, WI. 

This classic Farmhouse style wooden heart adorned with Classic Elements and stamped with Kindest Regards was made by Vintage Restore & More in Inman, SC

Boho-inspired tasseled hearts featuring the newest IOD letter moulds – Harper and Victoria. Made by Fruitful Life Studio in Exeter, CA

Antique white wooden aged and stamped with Bohemia made by Vintage Restore & More in Inman, SC.

Here’s some other DIY gift ideas your Valentine, Galentine or Palentine might love

What DIY Valentine Crafts and Gifts are you making?

Share with us in the comments below or, even better, join our Creative Tribe on Facebook and SHOW us!

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16 Comments

  1. Cheryl Atkinson on February 8, 2021 at 7:14 am

    All of these creations are so beautiful. I just love everything IOD! Thank you ! Pinned

  2. Kathy Anderson on February 8, 2021 at 2:13 pm

    Awesome ideas! Love hearts and Valentine’s Day. These are beautiful!

    • Alice Kaker on February 8, 2021 at 4:32 pm

      Love your tutorials! The cookies were the best!💕💕💕

    • IOD Customer Service IOD Customer Service on February 17, 2021 at 12:52 pm

      Thank you Kathy! Hope you had a lovely Valentine’s Day! ❤️

  3. Debbie Snell on February 8, 2021 at 6:21 pm

    I love all these ideas. I feel so blessed to be part of this company and looking forward to making some of these projects.

    • IOD Customer Service IOD Customer Service on February 17, 2021 at 12:53 pm

      Thanks, Debbie! We love to hear that! So glad you’re a part of our IOD Family! ❤️

  4. Jan Zitterkopf on February 8, 2021 at 6:34 pm

    You two are so incredibly creative and talented! I LOVE all you do!!! Thank you for sharing with us!!

  5. Melissa Bagwell on February 11, 2021 at 7:35 pm

    Beautiful! Wonderful ideas.

    • IOD Customer Service IOD Customer Service on February 17, 2021 at 12:54 pm

      Thank you so much, Melissa! So glad you loved this post! ❤️

  6. Carol Metcalfe on February 11, 2021 at 10:21 pm

    love your ideas and things you guys make.
    unfortunately, I am in South Africa, and have great difficulty getting your products.
    which are amazing

    • IOD Customer Service IOD Customer Service on February 17, 2021 at 12:55 pm

      Thank you, Carol! We truly wish IOD were more accessible everywhere! We hope to continue to expand the countries we service in the future ❤️

  7. Astrid on February 17, 2021 at 3:13 am

    Super Ideen! Könnt Ihr nicht mal Stempel mit solchen Buchstaben kreieren, wie ihr sie auf euren Schürzen habt??? Und wenn es geht, gleich noch eine Form / mould dazu! Würde ich sofort bestellen. Es gibt hier so eine weiche Gießform von Stamperia, sie ist überall ausverkauft. Ich kann hier leider kein Foto einfügen. Aber ihr könnt es auf YouTube bei LaBlanche im letzten Livestream vom 25.01.21 sehen.
    Bleibt so kreativ wie ihr seid, damit wir noch viele tolle Sachen von euch sehen können!
    Ganz liebe Grüße,
    Astrid

    • IOD Customer Service IOD Customer Service on February 17, 2021 at 1:06 pm

      Thank you so much for the suggestion, Astrid! I will happily add that to our list of product recommendations! Have you seen our most recent alpha moulds called Victoria and Harper? We love our alpha stamps and moulds ❤️❤️❤️

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