The weekend is almost upon us and you can sense the love in the air. No, it is not just about the weekend alone and usual relaxed time that you have. This time around, it is the weekend that leads to Valentine’s Day and as fate would have it, this year the day of love comes smack bang in the middle of the week. For some that means pushing the celebrations to the weekend next and for others, it could well be on the 14th itself. It all depends on your plans and how much time and budget you have at your disposal. But when you are teen, you have all the time in the world for love!
Valentine’s Day DIY ideas for teens come in a wide range of shapes and forms with even the most pragmatic or even pessimistic teen finding ways to embrace love. For some, it is about flowers chocolate and a date night and for others it is a small gift and less clichéd celebration. No matter which category you fall into, the ideas we have today should appeal to tweens, teens and even adults who are still young at heart. Its about being playful, innovative and just plain cool –
Accessorize in V-Day Style!
For a teen in love, being inconspicuous or going under the radar is just not an option! Many want to announce that they are in love and in the Facebook generation, your relationship status is no longer a well concealed secret. An accessory as a Valentine’s Day gift is the perfect way to showcase your love without being too clichéd or mushy about it all. Our absolute favorite in this regard is the DIY Pixel Heart Necklace – a fashionable and chic accessory with an undeniable retro charm. Even adults might want to try this one out as it brings back a sense of nostalgia.
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Printable labels make everything more special and even if you really do not want to make a gift, you can personalize the store-bought gift with a cool tab like the “You Brighten My Day printable!” The options here are endless and a custom message is even more welcome.
For the Love of Felt
Admittedly felt DIY crafts are not for everyone, but if you love the material and are looking for alternatives to natural flowers, then colorful and fabulous felt flowers are a great way forward. Another catchy and colorful idea is the DIY Felt Conversation Hearts while an even more stylish addition for your Valentine’s Day celebrations is the Rainbow hearts banner that makes a big visual impact. These felt wonders make for wonderful gifts and they show that you care to put in the extra time and effort.
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Gifts that Say You Love!
Few DIY ideas on display today make as much impact as the Love Yarn Letters with their bright and obvious presence. Yes, they take considerable amount of time to make, but you can even make just a single alphabet (maybe the starting letter of your loved one’s name) if you are short on time. The yarn letters will become a part of your home beyond the Valentine’s Day as well while the Rustic Valentine’s Day Wreath feels eco-savvy and also a touch different from other polished options.
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Another heart-themed idea is the Valentine Yarn Heart DIY, which can be used to create banners, wreaths and a whole lot more. Finally, for the tech-savvy, there is the DIY fingerprint custom artwork idea. Simply take the fingerprint of your beloved, couple it with your own fingerprint and create a wall art piece that is undoubtedly one-of-a-kind on the planet. Talk about an exclusive gift on Valentine’s Day!
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