Our 12 Favorite Heart DIY Projects



Love is in the air! It’s not quite Valentine’s Day yet, but was my 3rd wedding anniversary this week so I’m happy to jump the gun. Looking for some sweet DIYs? Here are my top 12 heart DIY projects.

/1/ Printable Heart Gift Wrap + Gift Boxes

Top Heart Valentines DIY Craft Projects (1)

Funkytime makes Valentine’s wrapping a snap with these adorable printables!

/2/ DIY Heart Print Jeans

Top Heart DIY Projects (2)

DIY your date night outfit by adding a heart print to your jeans.

/3/ DIY Sequin Heart Elbow Patches

Top Heart DIY Projects (4)

Dress up a sweater with sequin heart elbow patches.

/4/ DIY Heart Knee Tights

Favorite Heart DIY Crafts (2)

Grab a marker and add a heart accent to any pair of tights.

/5/ DIY Leather Heart Coin Purse

Top Heart DIY Projects (1)

Simple, modern leather projects are some of my favorites, so this little coin purse is an instant favorite.

/6/ DIY Heart String Art

Favorite Heart DIY Crafts (1)

Here’s a lovely take on the popular string art trend.

/7/ DIY Heart Photo Display

Top Heart Valentines DIY Craft Projects (2)

A cool photo display like this has been on my to-do list forever. Put your Instagrams to good use!

/8/ DIY Ombre Heart Tote Bag

Top Heart Valentines DIY Craft Projects (3)

There are a lot of cute heart tote bag DIYs out there, but this ombre stamped version is one of my favorites.

/9/ DIY Heart Cake

Top Heart Valentines DIY Craft Projects (4)

The perfect dessert after a romantic dinner. (Or takeout, if you’re like me!)

/10/ DIY Sparkly Heart Hair Pins

DIY Heart Hair Pin Valentines

This is an old project of mine from a few years ago + I still wear one occasionally!

/11/ DIY Heart Calendar

Top Heart DIY Projects (3)

Count down the days to February 14th with this sweet calendar.

/12/ DIY Heart Handwarmers

Top Heart Valentines DIY Craft Projects (5)

Is it cold where you are? Even Houston, TX has had a few chilly days lately. Warm up with these adorable felt heart handwarmers!

Did I miss any of your favorite heart DIY projects? Leave them in the comments- I’d love to check them out!

Inspiration Board Images:
1st Column: Sequinsweaterstring

2nd Column: Giantjeanstotescoin purse
3rd Column: Photoscalendarknees

Project Gallery 1

Alicia DiRago is the founder and CEO of Whimseybox. She has led DIY events across the country and been featured in the Wall Street Journal. Alicia is a lifelong crafter and former chemical engineer obsessed with making everything from bracelets to (homebrewed) beer! You can find her personal DIY, fashion and design blog at dismountcreative.com.


  • What a great round-up! I am a sucker for hearts — no matter the time of year. Thanks for including my coin purse among these other amazing projects!

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