Spread the love with these cheap and easy valentines day decor ideas. Each of these projects can be made for around $5 each. They only require basic crafting supplies and take less than 15 minutes to make. The majority of the materials needed for these projects can be found for $1 each or less at Dollar Tree or Walmart.
Heart Doily Jar
- round paper doilies
- heart doilies
- empty jar (I used an old pickle jar from Sam’s Club)
- white and red acrylic paint
- wood knob (optional – decorative accent)
- mod podge and foam brush
- Wash the jar and remove any stickers or residue from the jar with homemade goo gone (vegetable oil and baking soda)
- Using the foam brush, coat the back of the heart doily with Mod Podge and then flip it over and place it in the center of the round doily.
- Wait until dry then coat the back of the round doily with Mod Podge and place in the center of the jar.
- While it’s drying, paint the jar lid red and the wood knob white.
- Using a glue gun, glue the knob to the center of the jar lid.
Valentine’s Day Ribbon Heart Doily Wreath
- foam wreath
- Valentine’s Day ribbon
- paper doilies (heart and round one)
- glue gun
- Wrap the ribbon around the foam wreath and glue each end in place with a glue gun.
- coat the back of the heart doily with mod podge and put it in the center of a round doily.
- Using a hot glue gun, glue the edges of the round doily to the back of the ribbon wreath, facing forward.
Valentine’s Day Candles
- red & white pillar candles
- glass candleholder
- glitter hearts
- red twine
- red burlap ribbon
- hot glue gun
- Red Candle: Put hot glue on the back of a glitter heart in the center of the red candle.
- White Candle: Wrap red twine around the center of the white candle and glue into place using a glue gun and then put glue back of a glitter heart in the middle of the twine.
- Glass Candleholder: Wrap burlap ribbon around the candleholder. Cut off excess ribbon. Glue ribbon into place with a glue gun. Put glue on the backs of the glitter hearts and place them in the middle of the ribbon.
Valentine’s Day Foil Garland Heart Wreath
- wire heart wreath
- 3 tinsel foil valentines day garlands
- red and pink pipe cleaners
- glitter hear chipboard
- Wrap garlands around the wire heart wreath, securing it with pipe cleaners on each end of the garlands.
- Fasten the chipboard glittery heart to the back of the wreath using whatever you have on hand (I used 4 mini clothespins to pin it to the back of the garland)
Glittery Valentines Day Candle
- tall jar candle
- red glitter
- mod podge
- glitter heart
- foam brush
- newspaper or paper plate
- Using a foam brush, coat the bottom half the jar candle with Mod Podge
- Sprinkle glitter heavily on the bottom and then lightly toward the top to create a tapered effect. Make sure to lay down newspaper or a paper plate underneath the candle before you start glittering the candle so that it is easy to clean up.
- Using a glue gun, add glue to the back of the glitter heart and glue it to the center of the jar candle.
Conversation Heart Picture Frame
- white picture frame
- 1/2 bag of conversation hearts
- glue gun
- Glue conversations hearts onto the picture frame. It only takes about 15 minutes to do. I only used a half bag of conversation hearts for a 4×6 frame
Conversation Heart Tree
- foam conversation heart stickers
- foam cone
- glass taper candleholder
- glitter or foam heart topper for tree
- scissors and/or craft knife
- Add the stickers to the foam cone, making sure to not leave any gaps. When you get to the bottom of the tree, you may have to cut the bottoms of the stickers to fit.
- Using sharp scissors or craft knife, cut a small slit in top of the tree. Fill with hot glue and put glitter heart into the slit.
- Let dry and then glue around the base of the taper candleholder and put the cone in the middle.
Happy Valentine’s Day!!