5 Easy DIY Valentines Gifts

easy diy valentines gifts

I'm back with another big DIY post. This is a Valentines themed post and features 5 really easy DIY valentines gifts that you can make and give to a loved one and all of them are super easy and really cheap to make. Of course there's a gold and marble theme running throughout and a mix of gifts that would work for men and women.
There's a quick step by step for each and a kit list at the bottom.

GOLD PAINTED DOT HEART MUG

easy diy valentines gifts gold heart mug
easy diy valentines gifts gold heart mug tutorial

STEP ONE

Cut a heart shape from your sticky back pvc.
Stick in your desired position on a plain unpatterned mug.

easy diy valentines gifts gold heart mug tutorial

STEP TWO

Using a porcelain pen in gold, apply dots around the heart.
Overlap the dots on the plastic shape.

easy diy valentines gifts gold heart mug tutorial

STEP THREE

Leave to dry for 8 hours, then carefully remove the heart. You may need to score around it to prevent lifting up any overlapping dots.
Bake in the oven as per pens instructions.

easy diy valentines gifts gold heart mug tutorial
easy diy valentines gifts gold heart mug tutorial

 

MODERN MARBLE PAINTED CUPS

easy diy valentines gifts marble cups tutorial
easy diy valentines gifts marble cups tutorial

STEP ONE

Using tape mark out your design and cover up any areas you don't want to get paint on.

easy diy valentines gifts marble cups tutorial

STEP TWO

Use the marbling method from this post.
Leave to dry.
Peel off tape.

easy diy valentines gifts marble cups tutorial

STEP THREE

Add lines using a sharpie pen and gold porcelain pen. I used new tape to help keep lines straight.
Bake in the oven as per pens instructions.

marble and gold cups diy
easy diy valentines gifts marble cups tutorial

 

GOLD HEART MASON JAR VALENTINES GIFT

easy diy valentines gifts mason jar gift
easy diy valentines gifts mason jar gift

STEP ONE

Cut out a heart shape from your sticky pvc.
Stick to a washed and dried jar in your desired position.
Spray the jar and lid with primer.

easy diy valentines gifts mason jar gift

STEP TWO

Tape the neck of the jar and protect inside of jar by stuffing with paper or kitchen roll.
Once dry spray with gold.

easy diy valentines gifts mason jar gift

STEP THREE

Spray thin even coats.
Once dry score around the heart shape & peel off.
Fill with sweets & tie with ribbon adding a gift tag.

easy diy valentines gifts mason jar gift
easy diy valentines gifts mason jar gift

 

GOLD PAINTED DOT WINE GLASSES

easy diy gold dot wine glasses
easy diy gold dot wine glasses

STEP ONE

Wash and dry glasses, you can use champagne flutes too.
Using glass paint and a cotton bud paint dots on the base of the glass.
Start with large dots and then get smaller and wider gaps as you head up the glass.

easy diy gold dot wine glasses

STEP TWO

Paint the other glass to match.
Leave to dry, no baking needed.

easy diy gold dot wine glasses
easy diy gold dot wine glasses

MARBLE AND GOLD FRAME DIY

diy valentines gifts easy diy marble frame
diy valentines gifts easy diy marble frame

STEP ONE

Using marble sticky back pvc apply one solid piece to a box frame.
Trim carefully with a craft knife.

diy valentines gifts easy diy marble frame

STEP TWO

Once trimmed add gold washi tape to the corners and trim with the knife or scissors.
Print out a quote or image for inside the frame.

marble frame diy
marble frame diy

Hope this easy DIY valentines gifts post inspires you to make your Valentines gift this year, I'd love to know your favourite and please do let me know if you try any of these out.

Debs

x

 

TOOLKIT

MUGS & WINEGLASSES - IKEA & The Range | CRAFT KNIFE - craft shop | GOLD SPRAY | STICKY PVC |

GLASS PAINT PORCELAIN PENS | WASHI TAPE

7 Comments

  1. caroline
    February 4, 2017 / 7:45 am

    Deb you are so DIY. lol
    I love your DIY posts, you make everything look so easy.
    Maybe not for valentine’s, but I’m definitely going to give these a whirl at some point.
    Thank you for sharing. :)

    Caroline.x
    http://www.carolineelgeywhite.com

  2. February 7, 2017 / 11:24 am

    You’re definitely the DIY Queen! Absolutely love all of these ideas!

    Zoe x

    zoeoliviablog.co.uk

  3. February 9, 2017 / 10:13 pm

    This frame is gorgeous! I’ll definitely be trying out the wine glasses too! Thank you so much!

  4. February 10, 2017 / 10:26 pm

    These are such straight forward but creative ideas! I lovee the wine glasses- but I can’t see myself giving them away tbh x

    TheBrondeGirl

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