This time of year, there are way too many excuses to spend a little extra time in bed: an endless winter and Netflix‘s stream of hit shows, for example. Valentine’s Day is yet another reason to snuggle up with your latest obsession, be it human or theatrical. If you’re just treating yourself or your boo this year, use Valentine’s Day as an excuse to give your boudoir a refresh with a few romantic DIY projects. You’ll instantly fall in love with your space all over again. Scroll on and get ready to amp up the mood lighting, go gaga over pink home accessories and start seeing hearts.

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1. DIY Gilded Flowers: There are gold vases, and then there is an actual gold bouquet. Ooh la la. The process is simple (apply gold to petals), and you could even use dollar-store blooms for a bouquet that lasts all year. (via A Kailo Chic Life)


2. DIY Breakfast Tray: True love is found in the comfort of your own bed — with breakfast, that is! Treat yourself (and your boo) to a little TLC with breakfast in bed and a painted tray that’s sure to win their hearts. (via Brit + Co)


3. DIY Patterned Vase: ‘Tis the season for beautiful bouquets, and you’re going to need an awesome vase to put them in. Grab a plain white vase and put a cheeky gilded pattern on it for an easy and fun DIY. If you’re feeling especially cheeky, DIY this boob pattern and gift a vase to all your Galentines. (via Sugar & Cloth)


4. DIY Geometric Fringe Heart: This giant geometric heart is durable enough to hang out on your front door so you can share the love with your whole street, or just above your bed for some romantic flair. Seriously, who wouldn’t fall in in love with that fringe? (via This Heart of Mine)


5. DIY Embroidered Engineer Print: Large-scale engineer prints are a super cheap way to add big wall art to your bedroom. Embroider a thoughtful love note on a print to really up the romance factor. (via Brit + Co)


6. DIY Love Note Pillow: Forget Valentine’s Day — you’ll want to leave this pretty pillow sitting around all year long. It’s an easy sewing project you can use send secret love notes to your S.O. on any old day. (via See Kate Sew)


7. DIY Sequin Marquee Heart: Gold? Marquee? Sequins?? Swoon. And zero judgement when you leave it up all year. Although it might not fly as the perf gift for your partner, it will make you happy, and that’s a win-win, right? (via Sugar and Cloth)


8. DIY Patterned Candles: Nothing says romance like candlelight, but you don’t want to just line up a row of white pillars. Personalize your mood lighting with pretty patterns and saucy typography to get things started. (via Brit + Co)


9. DIY Heart Wall Hanging: If you saved your Valentine’s decor until the day before, you can whip together this no-weave wall hanging in less time than it takes to watch a cheesy chick flick. Go with neutrals or switch the gray and white for hot pink and purple. (via Classic in Gray)

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10. DIY Tasseled Blanket: If you’re not a hearts gal, bring the love with a cozy throw blanket all decked out in neon pink stitching and tassels. Skip the Netflix binge and go for some serious cuddle time instead. (via Tell Love and Party)


11. DIY Gold Dipped Heart Dish: These jewelry dishes would make super cute Valentine’s gifts for your friends or co-workers, and you probably already have almost everything you need to make them. Plus if you suspect you have some bling headed your way, you will definitely need another jewelry dish. (via Domestic Bliss Squared)


12. DIY Valentine Printable: Set up this adorable little print on the nightstand or add it to your bedroom gallery wall. Romance (and gold art) should be year-round, after all. (via Mountain Modern Life)


13. DIY Washi Tape Heart: Throw up some fuss-free embeishments with washi tape. Skip the pastels and glitter and take a more modern approach to your Valentine’s decor with this giant geometric heart. All you need is a blank wall. (via Homey, Oh My!)

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14. DIY Valentine’s Arrow Wall Hanging: Don’t leave things up to Cupid this year. DIY your own love arrows to create this awesome piece of wall art. (via Nalle’s House)


15. DIY Copper Wire Photo Holders: Here is a Valentine’s project you can use all year. The wire hearts work perfectly to hold photos of every smooching selfie and cheesy couple pic. (via Homemade Ginger)

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16. DIY Valentine Marquee: Bring on the lovey dovey sentiments and cards gushing with cheesy puns. With this mini DIY, you can skip the cardboard and make marquee lights out of colorful polymer clay. (via This Heart of Mine)


17. DIY Conversation Hearts: The only thing better than conversation hearts is a pile of giant conversation hearts you can throw on the couch or on the bed. Personalize the messages with punny love quotes or Galentine’s sentiments for the ladies. (via Brit + Co)

Are you decorating your space for V-day? We want to see your projects! Show us the love by tagging us on Instagram + using hashtag #iamcreative.