Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and sweethearts all over the world are trying to find the perfect gift for that special someone in their life. Instead of going with roses this year, why not make your significant other a unique DIY Valentine’s Day gifts using Real Milk Paint. Think outside the chocolate box and get crafty with our top five DIY Valentine’s Day projects!

Our Top 5 DIY Gifts for Valentine’s Day

1. A Jar of Reasons Why You Love Them

This adorable idea only requires a small mason jar, ribbons, Real Milk Paint’s Sweetheart, and felt hearts. To personalize your gift, simply paint the outside with Real Milk Paint and then add your love letters to the inside of the jar. This heartfelt gift can be added to your bookshelf as a decorative piece and personalized with a heartfelt message from you.

2. DIY Image Transfer onto Wood

Another great Valentine’s Day project is perfect for those looking for a creative gift. Using Real Milk Paint’s Dead Flat Finishing Cream, a printed photo of you and significant other, foam brush, water, scrubbing brush and a flat and sanded piece of wood that you would like to have your photo transfer to. Once you have gathered your materials, you can follow these steps to transfer your image to wood, making an adorable gift your significant other will cherish forever! For added creativity, you can top it off with a decorative heart pin or red bow for the perfect romantic touch!

3. Miniature Valentine’s Day Notebooks

One of the top Valentine’s Day gifts you can make for your loved one is a miniature notebook. Decorate the cover with white, pink, and red colors from Real Milk Paint and then bind small, rectangular paper together. Another awesome idea is to make a mini keepsake notebook with pictures of you together. It’s not only a beautiful expression of your love for your partner, but a fun craft to put together as well!

4. Homemade Chocolate Cupcakes on a Romantic Platter

If your loved one is a foodie, what better way to get to their heart than through their stomach? Whip up a batch of delicious, rich, dark chocolate cupcakes and serve them up on a heart-shaped wood platter. Because Real Milk Paint is made from organic elements and non-toxic, it’s perfectly safe to use as a food platter and present to your partner.

5. Personalized Photo Frame

Make a unique picture frame that you can’t find in any store! Simply find a natural and untreated wood frame and paint it with Real Milk Paint. Add a memorable photograph of you and your Valentine so that they can keep it on their work desk or on a bookshelf at home.

There are tons of ideas for cute and crafty DIY Valentine’s Day gifts that you can make right at home using Real Milk Paint. Get creative this year and truly give a gift from the heart.