Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with your main squeeze or throwing a party with your favorite Galentines (heck, why not both?), it’s important to put extra special thought into your gift. Spending the time to DIY will add a personal touch *and* leave you with more cash in your wallet. Looking for some gift-spiration? The DIY ideas below have something for EVERY boo in your life — even your parents! Scroll on, because your Valentine’s present game is about to be totally on point.

DIY Gifts for your BFF

DIY Graphic Acrylic Purse Valentine's Day Gift Idea

1. DIY Graphic Acrylic Purse: These purses take about 20 minutes to make, and are so cute and fun, especially when you get crafty with the phrases! Make one for your bestie and one for yourself, then have a photo shoot together with your new favorite accessory. (via Studio DIY)

DIY Sequin Camera Strap Valentine's Day Gift Idea

2. DIY Sequin Camera Strap: Make this custom strap for the photographer BFF in your life. It’s super simple, there’s no sewing involved and it will seriously up her chic game. (via Sugar and Cloth)

DIY Floating Glitter Tumbler Valentine's Day Gift Idea

3. DIY Floating Glitter Tumbler: This fancy glitter tumbler is perfect for the office or home! And it actually looks like you’re sipping on glitter, which is pretty amazing. (via Studio DIY)

DIY Painted Cutting Board Valentine's Day Gift Idea

4. DIY Painted Cutting Board: Here’s the perfect gift for the friend who loves to cook. You could also treat each of the gals in your rotating dinner party so you all have a matching set. Bon appétit! (via My Fabuless Life)

DIY BFF Ring Dish Valentine's Day Gift Idea

5. DIY BFF Ring Dish: Give your BFF a modern-day twist on that friendship necklace you shared as Girl Scouts. She can store all her trinkets, pins and jewelry on this adorable ring tray — and the bonus is you get one too. (via Studio DIY)

DIY Gifts for Your S.O.

DIY Cement Coasters Valentine's Day Gift Idea

6. DIY Cement Coasters: Make sure your S.O. thinks of you each time they use their coffee table. These coasters take about 30 minutes to make, and you can decorate in a theme or color scheme that you know your boo will love. (via Brit + Co)

DIY Sleep Mask Valentine's Day Gift Idea

7. DIY Sleep Mask: Make these adorable custom sleep masks to ensure they get some shut-eye (and have sweet dreams of you, obvi). (via A Beautiful Mess)

DIY Pour-Over Coffee Maker Valentine's Day Gift Idea

8. DIY Pour-Over Coffee Maker: When it comes to coffee, a good pour over will always win the taste test. Build this copper pipe pour over stand and your bae will be bragging to anyone who’s willing to listen. (via Brit + Co)

DIY Luggage Tags Valentine's Day Gift Idea

9. DIY Luggage Tags: Have any trips on the horizon that you’re excited to share together? These personalized luggage tags make sure your love travels in style. (via Damask Love)

DIY Wood Grain Flask Valentine's Day Gift Idea

10. DIY Wood Grain Flask: This personal yet super simple flask is easy to make. Take it a step further on the personalization front by pairing it with a bottle of boo’s fave booze. (via Almost Makes Perfect)

DIY Gifts for Your Work Wife


11. Modern Mousepad DIY: Get creative and pick a variety of cute fabrics and motivational #girlboss phrases to get everyone through that 3pm slump. (via The Wonder Forest)

12. DIY Candy Heart Plant Pot: This quick DIY won’t break the bank, so treat a few of your fave coworkers. You might even decide to keep one (or two) for yourself. (via Popcorn and Chocolate)


13. DIY Valentine’s XO Mug: Get crafty and make your work wife the perfect desk accessory to get through the work day. She’ll think of how thoughtful you are each time she takes a sip! (via The Proper Blog)


14. DIY Rose Gold Foiled Pencil Cup: You’ll both love looking at her desk when she adds this adorable white and gold pencil holder. Fill it with pencils or even candy for a fun V-Day twist. (via Damask Love)


15. DIY Gold Foil Notebook: Is there such a thing as too many notebooks? Gift your fave coworker a personalized notebook to help get those creative juices flowing. (via Lovely Indeed)

DIY Gifts for Mom


16. DIY Painted Vase: The beauty of this DIY is you can paint any pattern to fit Mom’s style. It’s also easy enough to make a few of them for her to rotate in for seasonal events. (via Oh Joy)


17. DIY Wood Earring Board: Does Mom have a lot of jewelry? This earring stand makes organizing super easy, and you can opt for her favorite color scheme. (via Club Crafted)


18. DIY Valentine’s Day Bath Bomb: Treat her to some V-Day relaxation with these sweet-smelling bath bombs. Pair with a nice new robe for the ultimate pamper package. (via Jojotastic)


19. DIY Felt Bouquet: If Mom’s still hanging onto your finger-painted bouquets from kindergarten, update her blooms with this felt version. (via Brit + Co)


20. DIY Embroidered Phrase Kitchen Towel: One can never have too many kitchen towels! Select a cheeky phrase and spice up her kitchen with a custom towel using iron-on letters. (via A Beautiful Mess)

DIY Gifts for Dad


21. DIY Beard Balm: Surprise your bearded guy (or beau) with a way to help keep him looking smart. (via Brit + Co)


22. DIY Map Picture Frame: No doubt, Dad helped you explore your adventurous side. Show your gratitude (and remind him of all those good times together) with a map-framed photo of the two of you. (via Popsugar)


23. DIY Dopp Kit: Make Dad this highly functional gift to carry his toiletries so he’ll stay organized on his next trip to see you. (via Brit + Co)


24. DIY Orange Bitters: For the dad who loves a good drink, this little concoction is crazy easy to make and takes almost no time to put together. Just make sure you tell him to let it marinate for a few weeks before using! (via Lovely Indeed)


25. DIY Stash Book: Grab a good hardcover and turn it into a secret place for him to store things. (via Popsugar)

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