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Homemade Valentine's Day Gifts for Women


Want to impress your wife or girlfriend with a homemade Valentine's Day gift? Consider these ideas:

Bath Salts

Bath Salt
Photo © Flickr user 2Eklectik

Give the gift of relaxation in the form of a big bottle of homemade bath salts.

A Coupon Book

Coupon Book
Photo © Flickr user kwantakoon

Make a coupon book with vouchers for things that you're willing to do for her. You can create your own coupons or choose from the ones featured here.

A Button Bouquet

Button Bouquet
Photo © Erin Huffstetler

Round up a bunch of old buttons (try a thrift store or Ebay), and create a special bouquet that she can keep forever.

Chocolate Covered Cherries

Chocolate Covered Cherries
Photo © Elizabeth LaBau

You'd don't have to be good in the kitchen to make chocolate covered cherries, and the results are nothing short of spectacular.

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Photo © Elizabeth LaBau

Chocolate covered strawberries are ridiculously expensive to buy, but super easy to make (think minutes).


An Edible Bouquet

Love Pops
Photo © Elizabeth LaBau

Treat her to an edible bouquet that looks great and tastes even better.

Treasure Soap

Valentine's Treasure Soap
Photo © Flickr user LilytheDesigner

Tuck a small gift (jewelry is sure to make you popular) inside a bar of melt-and-pour soap.

Heart Soap

Heart Soap
Photo © David Fisher

Purchase a heart-shaped soap mold from a craft store, and make her a batch of heart soap. It's as simple as melting a block of soap in the microwave and pouring it into the mold.

Flowers Wrapped in a Love Note

Photo © Flickr user jakeprzespo

Start with a bouquet of store-bought flowers. Then, replace the cellophane that they're wrapped in with a piece of tissue paper that you've written a love note on.

A Gift Wrapped in a Chocolate Box

Chocolate Box
Photo © Elizabeth LaBau

Transform a small gift into a "wow" gift by wrapping it in an edible chocolate box.

A Paper Flower Bouquet

Paper Flowers
Photo © Erin Huffstetler

Recycle old magazine pages into a bouquet of paper flowers. Just follow these instructions for making gift bows, but leave the pipe cleaners long to create the stems.

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