DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him: 37 Easy and Cute Ideas (2022)

  • BY Editorial Staff
  • January 17, 2022
DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him: 37 Easy and Cute Ideas (2022)

February 14 is coming and you’re bored of buying chocolates or roses? Check out these unique DIY Valentine’s Day gifts for him to surprise your man this year.

Although there are some cool gifts to buy from for your significant other, they just don’t seem enough to tell him how much you love him. The best way to celebrate your love is to give your man a handmade gift. All the time, effort and creativity you put into making it is sure to melt his heart. 

We curated a list of homemade Valentine’s gifts for men that will make him fall in love with you all over again. They all go with step-by-step instructions, so you won’t get lost.

1. Handmade Valentine’s Light Bulb

diy valentine's gifts for him: valentine's light bulb

If you’re one for unique and crafty gifts, this is for you. Nothing says ‘you light up my world’ better than a cheesy little remodeled lightbulb with a little wired heart inside. So make him this adorable gift remind him just how much you love him.


2. Heart Map Art Frame

homemade valentines day ideas for him: heart map art frame

This is a unique one that will also be a relationship keepsake. Have your significant other relive the love of the relationship by mapping out your major relationship milestones. It will not only be meaningful but also make for a great decoration piece. 

You can also buy personalized map wall art and change to any location as your choice.


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3. Open When Letters

creative valentine's day gifts for him: open when letters

Some of the best Valentine’s gifts for long-distance boyfriends are ones that keep them thinking about you. Since you can’t hug him every day, send some sweet Open When Letters to him for times when he might need hugs so your words or gifts can hug him for you. They will also be sentimental keepsakes to treasure when you live closer together!


4. 52 Things I Love About You Cards

homemade valentines day ideas for him: 52 things i love about you cards

There’s nothing sweeter than reminding your boyfriend of all the little reasons that make you love him so much. It will be romantic, personalized and a memorable gift for the love of your life! Writing them up will also remind you of the ways he makes your life special so it is a double win!

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5. Hugs and Kisses Mason Jar

hugs and kisses mason jar diy valentines gifts

If you two don’t live together yet or have to be apart for durations, you should opt for this idea. Take a mason jar, decorate it and fill it up with Hershey’s Valentine Kisses and Hugs chocolates and you’re good to go. It is crafty, fairly easy to make, and the perfect gift for when he is missing you.


6. DIY Chocolate Bars with Packaging

Gotta love the edible options on the list because food truly speaks to the heart. Another homemade food that will make him drool is the chocolate bars in 3 different styles. Make this quick yummy treat on Valentine’s Day so he can taste the love.


7. Homemade Heart-shaped Tea Bags

cute valentines day gifts for him: heart shaped tea bags

Have the cute heart-shaped tea bag for your tea-loving BF. We mean it. Get creative and associate your love with his love for the beverage. The relationship will certainly soar. It’s not every day that one comes across a heart-shaped tea bag so of all the Valentine’s Day gift ideas for him, he might love this the most!


8. Handmade Map Photo Frame

valentine's day gifts for him homemade: map photo frame

Maps are definitely popular DIY essentials when thinking of first Valentine’s day gift ideas for him. Make a typical gift novel by getting crafty! Give him a handmade photo frame with your favorite picture together. Make the frame borders with a part of the map with a special memory for you both. 


9. Love Potion Kit

homemade valentines day ideas for him: love potion kit

There’s nothing wrong with bewitching a boyfriend who is already in love with you, right? Create a box full of ingredients to make him a love potion drink to make him fall in love with you all over again!


10. Pop-Up Photo Box

homemade valentines gifts for him: Pop-Up Photo Box

With this pop-up photo box, you can showcase all of your greatest memories in a fun and romantic way. This gift will allow him to have all of his favorite images of the two of you close at hand. It’s really cute, isn’t it?


11. Surprising Garden Heart Attack

creative valentine's day gifts for boyfriend: flour hearts in the grass

You can secretly make this heart stencil on the lawn to spoil him. It’s super easy to do but it’s super cute at the end. For a bigger impact, you can make it for the entire garden. Just imagine his face when he sees it. This is one of our favorite DIY Valentine’s Day ideas for men.


12. DIY Miniature Notebook

A traditionally romantic gift is sometimes the best way to express your love. Get creative and give him little love notes which tell him just how much he means to you. This sweet gift will be touching and a cute reminder for both of you of the little things that make up your love story.


13. Chalkboard Mug

valentine gift for husband homemade: chalkboard mug

Couples who drink beverages together, stay together. Make this Valentine’s Day cheesy and cute by creating these DIY chalkboard mugs for both of you. Nothing keeps the love going quite like a daily reminder of it in a shared routine activity like drinking coffee.  


14. Candy Bar Card

cute valentines day gifts for him: candy bar card

A sense of humor goes a long way. So use this cheesy and funny Valentine’s gift idea and make him laugh with your quirky way of appreciating him. It will be comically delicious!


15. Cross Stitch Heart Pillow

homemade valentines day ideas for him: cross stich heart pillow

There’s something about a homemade gift that just touches the heart differently. Make this DIY cross stitch for him so that he can always hug it when you’re not around. This way, he will be reminded of your love and care whenever he needs something comfortable.  


16. Sticks and Stone

homemade valentines day ideas for him: sticks and stones

If your man is an outdoorsy guy, DIY sticks and stones should be the top of your list. These simple gifts require minimal effort but will successfully pull at his heartstrings. Running out of time? This late Valentine’s Day gift is a good one.


17. Handmade Beer Labels

Sometimes, the best Valentine’s gifts for him are ones which give routine a romantic twist. For Valentine’s Day, surprise him with some beer decorated in this way. Bring him his favorite beer and watch the delight on his face as he enjoys the special gesture.


18. DIY Candle Carved with Initials

homemade valentines gifts for him: diy carved candle

If you want a more minimal candle idea, why not make a candle carved with both your initials? It will be elegant and special a good decoration to commemorate your love and relationship.


19. Photo Coasters

diy valentine's gifts for him: diy photo coasters

Some of the best DIY Valentine’s gifts for him are those which become keepsakes. Make your handmade gift more special by giving him a handmade Photo Coaster using a picture that represents the love of your relationship. Years from now, you’ll both look back on it and feel happy about the memories it helped create. 


20. DIY Heart Blanket

cute valentines day gifts for him: heart blanket

Don’t worry, you don’t need to sew anything! Paint up some hearts on a plain throw blanket and you will have the perfectly romantic and cozy gift ready for your man! A gift that brings warmth is the best gift.


21. Handmade Photo Cube

creative valentine's day gifts for him: photo cube

Gifts that become daily reminders of love are the best! You can make such a gift by going for a DIY photo cube which you can make with your most memorable couple’s photos. It’s perfect to be put on the desk. He will see the love every time he looks at it!


22. Date Night Jar

homemade valentines day ideas for him: date night jar

Add some DIY funk to your date night by making a jar full of things to do on it. Get creative and look up some fun activities and let your boyfriend have fun with it. It’s an inexpensive Valentine’s idea, but we’re sure that he will love it.


23. Explosion Box

handmade valentine gifts: diy explosion box

Love bomb him. Literally! Give your boyfriend or husband an Explosion Box to show him the intensity of your love! This will make for an amazingly crafty and creative Valentine’s gift for him. You can fill it up with pictures, meaningful moments, and love notes to make it more sentimental.


24. Conversation Heart Keychains

valentine's day gifts for him homemade: conversation heart keychains

Of the best DIY Valentine’s gift ideas for him, this one is probably the most useful. Craft a keychain for his car or house keys with a little message of love. He will carry around your love with him all day and it will be the sweetest personalized gift.


25. Balloon Chandelier

valentine gift for husband homemade: balloon chandelier with photos

Add some flare to your Valentine celebration with your boyfriend with some DIY Balloon Chandeliers. It is super easy to make and will make the date night at home fancy and extra special.


26. Fruits With Messages

valentines day fruits with messages

Turn your creative bulb on for this romantic gift. Give him fruits that hold cute messages to smelt his heart. Not only will they be a loving reminder of your love, but they will also bring some sweet surprises to his lunch bag.


27. Mini Liquor Bottle Bouquet

Mini Liquor Bottle Bouquet

The only bouquet that says ‘I love you’ better than the rose bouquet is the mini liquor bouquet. These delicious flowers will melt his heart and trigger his taste buds for a 360-degree experience! Delicious, romantic, and thoughtful! What more could a guy ask for.


28. Erasable I Love You Because Frame

Erasable I Love You Because Frame: handmade valentines day gifts for your man

If you have many reasons why you love him, this frame is an ideal gift. You can add a personalized touch to it by changing the messages every day! It is easy to make and it will be a little simple thing to make him smile whenever he looks at it.


29. DIY Ticket Stub Memory Box

diy valentine's gifts for him: diy ticket stub box

The best DIY Valentine’s gifts for him are ones that will help you both relive the magic of the relationship. And this DIY Ticket Stub Memory Box will help you achieve that! Make a little box of memories and put all the tickets saved up from date nights, train rides, and vacations that have brought you 2 to the present day.  


30. Printable Love Coupons

diy valentine for him: printable love coupons

Sometimes life comes in the way of scheduling activities together so plan a gift that will help. Make your significant other feel special by giving him Love Coupons full of fun requests he can make of you like a date night or a home cooked meal. He will be overjoyed with this gift for certain! Tip: use his preferences when making the coupons to make this gift even more thoughtful. 


31. Wood Heart Coasters

homemade valentines day ideas for him: wood heart coasters

Take out those paints and make DIY coasters for your BF with cute hearts painted over them. Not only is this creative but also super affordable. They also make for great decoration!


32. DIY Conversation Hearts

diy valentines gift ideas: diy conversation hearts

If you’re looking for cute Valentine’s Day gifts for your boyfriend, make him some Conversation Hearts with bite sized messages on them. They will be edible little reminders of the love and can will last well beyond that special day.  


33. Edible Matches

homemade valentines gifts for him: edible matches

Remind him that you 2 are a match made in heaven by making Edible Matches to celebrate your relationship. It’ll be an unusually yummy treat and will stay on his mind long after the special day.


34. Valentine’s Message On A Clothespin

If you are looking for cute valentine’s ideas for your husband, make this clothespin message to remind him of the depth of you love. It’s simple and easy idea to surprise your man this Valentine.


35. Hook On You Tackle Box

hook on you tackle box:DIY valentines day gift for him

Is your significant other someone who loves fishing? Then this “Hook on you” tackle box might be just the gift for him. It’s fun as well as delicious. He’ll definitely love it.


36. Photo Candle

diy valentine's gifts for him: photo candle

If you want to do something decorative but unusual, why not make a nice Photo Candle? You can choose your favorite photo with him, get a little crafty with the details and surprise him with the result. His heart will most likely melt like wax.


37. Date Night in a Box

valentine's day gifts for him homemade: diy date night in a box

Go for Valentine’s Day Date Night but make it creative! Blow his mind by planning a romantic date night for you both. Take the wine, the meal plan, decorative items, etc., and put them all in a DIY box. Gift it to him and enjoy the surprise on his face when he does.


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Final Words

This completes our list of 30+ DIY Valentine’s gifts for him. Homemade gifts are more meaningful and romantic so we hope you found your perfect gift here. We hope your significant other enjoys his V-day gift and wish you the best for whichever one you choose to make. Happy Valentine’s Day! xoxo

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