5 Last Minute Valentine’s Day DIY Crafts For Your Home

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If you're anything like me, you are patting yourself on the back for putting away the Christmas decorations and haven't even noticed the calendar quietly flip to February. Well, wake up! Valentine's day is here! Thankfully, Valentine's day is also one of the easiest holidays to decorate for. Just add in a touch of pink and a dash of red and of course, loads of hearts, and you are all set. Easy squeezy!

I've selected some easy do it yourself projects that will help you do just that. I'm sure even those without a predilection for DIYs will get along just great and your schedule won't be affected too much. They should take less than an hour (and some even 5 minutes!) and will be the perfect accessory for a romantic night, a good time with a bunch of girlfriends, or activities with your enthusiastic kiddos.

Free Valentine’s Downloadable Posters

Jordan Ferney of Oh Happy Day has created a series of cool giant posters with fun sayings like "let's make out" and "come hither" that you can download and print for $5 at your nearest Kinkos. Just fold it up and give it away or surprise someone by putting it up on a wall.

Valentine's Backdrop

Heart Backdrops

Jenny from Hank and Hunt created a fun backdrop for your Valentine's event. She used a simple heart cut out and used fun bright colors to create the unique look.

Valentine's Geometric Wall Art

Geometric Heart Wall Art

Jeran from Oleander and Palm took Valentine's day to a cool level by mixing up the traditional color palette with two shades of pink and gold that blends well against a dark grey background. She even includes a video to show how she crafted it and how you can recreate it.

Valentine's Heart Garland and Post Its

Paper Heart Garlands

Tredenser, a Swedish site, create this easy heart garland that would look lovely against your mantle or hanging from a ceiling. And the easiest DIY one of all is the Post-it heart collage by Jason Grant for Officeworks.

How are YOU decorating for Valentine’s Day?

Sources: Valentine's Posters, Valentine's Backdrop, Geometric Heart Wall Art, Paper Heart Garland, Post-it Note Heart.

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  1. I absolutely love these easy, quick and fresh ideas for Valentine’s Day. Great post!

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Brittany Watson Jepsen is an American designer and crafter who just returned to America after 2 1/2 years in wonderful Copenhagen, Denmark. Her motto is "a creative mess is better than tidy idleness" and she lives each day accordingly. During graduate school for interior design she spent one summer working for designers Jonathan Adler and Celerie Kemble and another summer studying textile design at the Danish Design School. She created her blog, The House That Lars Built, as a way to keep her designing and crafting. She currently runs her blog and her etsy shop, where she sells her home accessories and paper flowers.