Ten Unique Handmade Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is all about showing your other half how much you care for them. The best way to do that is by adding your own personal touch to your gifts. We have found some interesting ideas that can help you in such important occasion. And, don´t forget that you can find all the material you need at www.letspackit.com.

  1. Fill a jar with a candle or candy and decorate with washi tape:

First of all I made two versions of the jar filled with candy that can inspire you. I used our own washi tapes, string and tags to decorate these jars and as you can see with a small budget you can make something cute and meaningful. You can do the same with candles or any other item you can think of.



2. Leave a message with washi tape in the wall or mirror:

The best way to wake up to a Valentine´s Day is to find a romantic message from your other half. And if you do it with washi tape you will not have to clean up anything, and it is totally safe for your walls. Look at the examples I found on Pinterest:


Image found at shelterpop.com

Or look at this more elaborate way to do this:


Image found at http://www.youaremyfave.com

3. Valentine Pillow Box:

Look at this cute Let´s Pack It box to put your gift in. You can add your own personal touch by writing a message.


4. Handmade cards with mini clothespin:

If you are thinking of giving flowers or chocolate you can also make your own card with this cute mini clothespin where you can write your own message. Look at these examples I made with Let´s Pack It products:

5. Wrap your gifts with washi tape:

Another great and unique idea is to wrap your gifts with washi tape. Look at this example I found:


Image found at http://lovelylittlelife-hannah.blogspot.com.es/2014/01/diy-valentines-day-washi-tape-gift-bags.html

6. Decorate your gifts with washi tape:

If you don´t want to go overboard with the washi tape expenditure you can just add a small touch to your gifts by creating a gift tassel like the one I found at www.heytherehome.com, follow the link below the image for more information and for a tutorial on how to do this:


Image found at http://www.heytherehome.com/diy-washi-tape-gift-tassle/

7. Make your gift cute and interactive:

You can even make an interactive gift with the help of some kraft paper, washi tape and a bit of imagination. Look at this cute interactive gift card I found:


Image found at http://everydayisanoccasion.com/fun-interactive-valentine-in-a-bag/

8. Decorate candles with washi tape:

You can also decorate your Valentine´s Day candles with romantic washi tape. Look at these two ideas I found:


Image found at http://www.justmakestuff.com/ndg/2012/09/a-crafty-public-service-announcement.html?crlt.pid=camp.S8hiAhYG3967


Image found at http://www.justusfourblog.com/2012/05/fancy-up-your-candles/

9. Flower vases decorated with washi tape:

If you really can only think of buying flowers to your loved one, the good news is that you can still make giving flowers for Valentine´s something original if you decorate your own vases. Grab some empty marmalade pots, decorate them with washi tape and put some cute flowers in them. Look at these ideas I found on Hometalk:


Image found at http://www.hometalk.com/7882762/washi-tape-flower-vases?utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=featured

10. Make your own washi tape bookmarks:

Another nice gift you can think of is a book. And if youwant to personalize it, you can write your own message inside, on a card or you can make your own bookmark. Look at these examples I found at www.lemonsqueezyhome.com, there you can also find a tutorial on how to make these bookmarks:


Image found at http://lemonsqueezyhome.com/2013/05/magnetic-washi-tape-bookmarks-diy.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+alemonsqueezyhome+(A+Lemon+Squeezy+Home

We hope you got some great ideas from our Valentine´s Day post. If you need some materials don´t hesitate to visit us at www.letspackit.com and stay tuned for our next post with more fun ideas.


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