8 Cheap and Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Spouse and Kids!

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Images belong to respective blogger, compiled by Sharon Rowley

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. (Yikes!) Doesn't it feel like we just came out of gift-gifting season — like yesterday? So how do we take this holiday of love and do something fun and creative that shows just how we feel, without spending too much money?

Well, here are eight fantastic ideas from some fellow bloggers for cheap and easy DIY Valentine's Gifts for your spouse and your kids!

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Image via 517 Creations

Idea #1 LOVE Sign!

I am always picking up those wall signs with cool expressions on them to decorate my home. But I hadn't thought of creating one of my own like this adorable LOVE sign from 517 Creations. Check out her tutorial on how to make your own!

Image via Thinking Closet

12 Months of Pre-Planned Date Nights!

I am guessing that most of us would like to have a few more date nights. But planning them can actually stand in the way of making them happen. (Well, that and finding the right babysitter!)

What if you took one afternoon and planned out an entire year's worth of date nights? That's exactly what Lauren from Thinking Closet did, and she created the free pre-planned date night printables that you can download them and make your own. She even has a great list of ideas that you can use to get started on your own date night plans!

Image via Little Bins for Little Hands

Build Lego Hearts with the Kids

Do your kids love building Legos as much as mine do? Wouldn't a gift of time together building Lego hearts be awesome? How about starting the morning with a little Lego heart next to everyone's breakfast plate with an invite to spend time as a family building more? Sarah from Little Bins for Little Hands shares her ideas for building all kinds of Lego hearts on her site.

Image via Tatertots and Jello

Pallet Art

I love all of the cool ideas you can find online for creating useful items out of old pallets. But I hadn't thought of using a pallet for Valentine's art until I saw this great idea from Jen over at Tatertots and Jello. How cool is this? Check out her full tutorial!

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you + me on a tree
Image via Three Scoops of Love

You + Me on a Tree

Got firewood? Then you've got what you need to create this awesome carved “love tree“! Check out Jaime's tutorial over on Three Scoops of Love!

Image via Paging Supermom

Whoopee for Valentine's Day!

My kids would LOVE this hilarious idea for Valentine's Day! (However, I am wondering how long I would be able to put up with six kids using six whoopie cushions all day long!) This fun idea comes from the Aimee and Bettijo over at Paging Supermom!

Image via The Celebration Shoppe

Valentine's Day Candy Bar Wrappers

Let your kids know just how cool they are by wrapping their favorite candy bars in these awesome free printable Valentine's Day candy bar wrappers created by Kim from The Celebration Shoppe!

Image via I Can Teach My Child

Valentine's Day Coupon Book for Kids

I love this sweet idea for a kids Valentine's Day coupon book. Jenae from I Can Teach My Child has everything you need for you to download and print the coupons. On her site, Jenae shows you exactly how to put the coupons together into this book!

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My name is Sharon and I am the busy Mom of six children ages 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, and 8. People often ask me "How do you do it?" I tell them that my key to success lies in planning ahead, with a whole lot of creativity and organization thrown in! ... More

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