14 Easy Homemade Valentine's Day Gifts for Him

Valentines Day Card with Leash Latches and string

Stuck on what to get your special man this year? Our Valentine's Day gifts for him are sure to blow him away. Not only are our DIY Valentine's Day gifts fun and easy to pull together, but we have some unique food, tech, and home ideas.

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"Beer Me" Pack

diy drink tag coasters beer six-pack
Jacob Fox

For all those times he asked you to grab him a beer: a pack of his favorite specialty brews. Decorate cork coasters ($2 for 6, Hobby Lobby) with playful notes, then hang over each bottle. Pair it with peanuts, ranch-dressed snack mix, or popcorn.

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Leather Keychain

Valentines Day Card with Leash Latches and string

A chic men's keychain doesn't have to be complicated to make! He'll be proud to carry these simple leather and gold clips (from $3 for 20, Etsy). Give it a personal touch by upcycling a vintage leather case or bag.

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Cold Brew Coffee Kit

Cold Brew Coffee with stack of coffee cups
Andy Lyons

Hanging with a coffee addict? We get it. Keep your love brewing with a barista-approved coffee kit. Include a drip-coffee maker, filters, and favorite beans to perk him up.

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Sweet Succulent Arrangment

succulent plants thermos planters
Jason Donnelly

If your man is the gardening type, try an arrangement of succulents for his Valentine's Day gift. Arrange the plants in vintage insulated drink containers and tops.

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On-the-Map Art

DIY Map Art Living Room with green wall
Jay Wilde

Put that trip you've been wanting to take on the map using this wood-stained piece. All you need is cherry plywood, a United States map decal (from $20, Etsy), and contrasting wood stains.

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Cork Coasters

DIY Cork Coasters with Stripes
Adam Albright

Snazz up some simple cork coasters with geometric designs for a DIY Valentine's Day gift. To make, cut 4x4-inch squares from thin cork ($4, Joann). Cut a simple herringbone pattern from stencil acetate. Press the stencil onto a cork square and apply acrylic paint.

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Freestanding Photo Collage

DIY Freestanding Photo Collage
Jay Wilde

Give your valentine the gift of a trip down memory lane with our freestanding photo collage. Select 14-20 special photos, and crop them into 4-inch squares. Print onto photo paper; cut out. Using adhesive strips or Mod Podge ($6, Target), adhere the photos onto thick white cardstock. (The paper has to be thick enough to stand on its own.) Cut out photos using a crafts knife, leaving a narrow border. On all four sides of each photo, cut small slits as pictured. Assemble the collage by slipping photos into the slits.

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Beer and Peanuts

bag of peanuts with bottle of beer gift
Jason Donnelly

If the quickest way to a man's heart is through his stomach, this pairing will have him head over heels in no time. Repackage salted shelled peanuts in a resealable plastic bag and pair with your loved one's favorite beer. Add a personalized tag or note and embellish with red ribbon.

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Homemade Pizza Kit

Homemade Pizza Kit
Jason Donnelly

Surprise him with a romantic dinner at home. Make and bake pizza crusts; wrap up a variety of his favorite pizza toppers plus our quick pizza sauce. Include instructions to bake at 350°F for 12 minutes, and place in a decorated pizza box.

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Stamped Cheese Markers

Stamped Cheese Markers
Adam Albright

We can't help but get all cheesy about this Valentine's Day gift idea. Silver-plated forks from a thrift shop get a new look. Place between two felt pieces and flatten in a vise. With the front side up, hammer metal stamps into the fork to mark the name of the cheese. Cut a few inches off the handle, wrap it in felt, and curl it backward using pliers. Surprise him by using the gifts in a Valentine's Day cheese spread.

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Hot Chocolate Date with Personalized Mugs

Personalized Valentines Mugs
Kritsada Panichgul

Pull this Valentine's Day gift out on date night. Packets of hot chocolate and mini bottles of Irish cream liquor nestle in white mugs that you write sweet messages on before you sit down to enjoy your hot chocolate.

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Memory-Saver Photo Frame

Memory-Saver Photo Frame
Mark S Peterson

Highlight a trip or other event in a gift that preserves cherished memories. Create a custom embellished photo mat by arranging words and phrases in an illustration program then converting them to an outline font. Print your creation on art paper, then color the words.

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Triple-Pepper Hot Sauce

Triple-Pepper Hot Sauce
Andy Lyons

Spice it up this Valentine's Day with the gift of hot sauce. Try our Triple-Pepper recipe, perfect for heating up everything from scrambled eggs to stir-fry. Or buy his favorite hot sauce and personalize it with our printable labels. Dried chili peppers complete the gift.

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Travel Wall Art

Travel Maps Wall Art
Steven McDonald

Remind your man of a favorite vacation you took together with our easy wall art. Cut a map to printer-paper size; print it with memorable phrases and images. Attach the map to a store-bought canvas with spray adhesive, then brush with two coats of decoupage medium to seal.

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