Crafty Gift Ideas 10 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Ideas that Don't Look Last-Minute

Published on February 9th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe

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10 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas that Don’t Look Last-Minute

10 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Ideas that Don't Look Last-Minute

Oh my gosh, Valentine’s Day is in FIVE DAYS. Don’t panic! We’ve got 10 last-minute Valentine’s Day ideas from cards to gifts to homemade sweet treats.

Maybe it’s that it comes basically right on the heels of Christmas craziness, but I am terrible at Valentine’s Day. Leaving things to the last minute is my MO, and I have a feeling that I’m on the only one in need of some last-minute Valentine’s Day ideas around this time every February.

10 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas

10 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Ideas

1. Homemade Bath Salts – Don’t have the essential oils listed in this tute? Use what you have! You can mix and match or stick to one scene that you know your recipient will love. The printable label looks totally professional, so your sweetie will never know that you waited so long.

Last-Minute Valentines + 9 More DIY Valentine's Day Ideas

2. DY Valentine’s Day Cards – You don’t have to rush to the store! Make one of these five stash-busting DIY Valentines instead. With so many to choose from, you’ve got lots of options for making a smart-looking DIY last-minute Valentine.

10 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Ideas that Don't Look Last Minute

3. Recycled Paper Envelopes – Handmade Valentines don’t always fit into a standard envelope. Whip up a recycled paper envelope to fit your last-minute DIY Valentine.

10 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Ideas

4. Fallen Branch Decor – Grab a fallen tree limb and some scrap paper to make a quick, easy, and sweet last-minute Valentine’s Day decoration. This is easy to make without looking thrown together.

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5. Vegan Truffles – Truffles are one of those things that seem complicated but can actually be super simple. Here are five options for vegan truffles that you can whip up in an evening.

10 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Ideas that Don't Look Last Minute

6. Upcycled Sweater Neck Warmer – This is a great, easy gift for a guy or a gal. Using an old sweater makes this sweet Valentine’s Day gift come together fast without looking like it did.

10 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Ideas

7. Homemade Perfume or Cologne – Like the bath salts, you can use essential oils from your stash to make this last-minute Valentine’s Day gift. Wrap your bottle in a printable label, and you’re ready to go.

10 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Ideas that Don't Look Last Minute

8. Hand-Mixed Chai Tea – Chai tea is such a lovely gift for Valentine’s Day, and it’s easy peasy to mix up a batch. Grab a half-pint mason jar or a clean jelly jar to package it in.

10 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Ideas that Don't Look Last Minute

9. Picture Frame Wreath – Turn an old picture frame into a sweet wreath for Valentine’s Day.

10 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Ideas that Don't Look Last Minute

10. Recycled Valentine Mailbox – What a cute way to give your kids their Valentines! This recycled cardboard craft comes together quickly with hot glue and looks so, so sweet. It’s intended for school Valentines, but I think it’s clever for Valentine’s Day proper, too.

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My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .



3 Responses to 10 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas that Don’t Look Last-Minute

  1. Hello! Nice round-up 😉 Valentine’s day is one of my favorite crafty holidays! I just finished a pretty “green” project for my valentine, a terrarium! You can take a peek here 😉
    http://kraftmint.com/2015/02/10/valentines-day-terrarium/
    Cheers!
    Ursula

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