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Noteworthy DIY Gift Ideas For Valentine’s Day

In Victorian times it was considered bad luck to sign a Valentine’s Day card.

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In Victorian times it was considered bad luck to sign a Valentine’s Day card.

Victoria Baldor, Senior Staff Writer

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Whether it’s due to high costs or just procrastination, finding the perfect valentine’s day presents can be difficult. The closer the day gets the more challenging it can be to find a great gift. It’s always nice to give someone a gift you bought them, but it’s more heartfelt to give a gift that’s handmade. Senior Morgan Graff says, “I like making presents instead of buying since it’s more sincere and it means more.” With gifts that save time and money, here are DIY gifts for this years valentines day.

For boyfriends

Gifts By the Hour

This gift is perfect to keep your friend or boyfriend engaged in the gift all day. On each present a time stamp can bet on it, showing which time the gift must be open. Things like movie tickets, jewelry, lush bombs would be perfect gifts throughout the day.

 

DIY Dinner

A DIY dessert kit is a perfect way to spend valentine’s day.

 

 

Pun-Poster

For all those who love puns, this gift if perfect you. This present is a creative twist on the classic chocolate for valentine’s day.

Had fun creating this one for the birthday boy, @joshjdonovan ! ??

A photo posted by SΔRΔH MCLΔUGHLIN (@saremclaughlin) on

 

Valentine Candy Box 

Fill a small box with the person’s favorite candy. Once they’re done with the candy they’ll uncover a secret message.

 

For Friends

Bath Bombs

With only a few ingredients you can make your own bath bombs for a friend, boyfriend, or for a treat-yo-self.

If Cupid's looking for me, I'll be in the bathtub ??#lushvalentines #cupidbathbomb ? by @ever.nkn.green

A photo posted by Lush Cosmetics North America (@lushcosmetics) on

 

Flip Book

This is not only fun to make but you can also send your partner a secret message. All you have to do is take a series of photos of you

 

 

Sharpie Mugs

Make your own mugs for friends, family, or loved ones.

Some cup #doodling #sharpiemug #crafternoondelight #dandelion #woodlands

A photo posted by Ashley Krijnen (@rise.from.the.ashes.xox) on

 

For Yourself

An Entire Cake 

You’re not living until you’ve shipped yourself a cake via air-mail.

momofuku birthday cake?

A photo posted by East Coast Munchies? (@eastcoastmunchiess) on

 

Movies

Pick a movie you’ve been wanting to see and watch it in the comfort of your home—no need to wait up for boyfriends.

 

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Victoria Baldor, Senior Staff Writer

Victoria Baldor is a Senior Staff Writer for Achona. She is in her second year on staff. Outside of school, Victoria is on both the cross country and...

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