15 DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Sweetie

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Nothing says “I love you” like a homemade Valentine’s Day gift. A day set aside to honor love, Valentine’s Day has become awash in commercialism with store bought greeting cards, chocolates, and pink monkeys. Try giving the one you love something different this year, with a handmade gift from the heart.

1. Lovely Bookmarks

For the bookworm in your life, pick up paint chip samples from the local hardware store in pinks and reds. The long, variegated ones work best. Using a heart-shaped hole punch, punch a heart in each color square, and tie a twine tassel from the top. These bookmarks will ensure your soul mate never loses his or her place again.

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