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6 DIY Valentines Decor Ideas

by The Artful Parent Editorial Team
February 13, 2023
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Lots of DIY Valentines decor ideas for kids to make. Paint and print heart garlands and buntings along with suncatchers for Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we’re ready and waiting with lots of fun heart art projects!

Here’s a sampling of valentine art activities that are fun for kids to make AND are beautiful decorations to hang around your house.

Photo by Andrea Martelle

DIY Valentines Decor Ideas

painting paper heart doilies
Photo by Andrea Martelle

1. How to Make a Valentine’s Day Garland

Create a vibrant and colorful Valentine’s Day garland with paper doily hearts.

papel picado valentine decoration
Photo by Rachel Withers

2. How to Make Papel Picado

Learn how to make valentine papel picado with scissors and tissue paper.

valentine decoration Melted Crayon Suncatcher Heartstrings
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

3. How to Make Melted Crayon Hearts Garland

Use melted crayons to make a beautiful garland to hang in your window!

Photo by Andrea Martelle

4. Painting Coffee Filter Hearts

We love coffee filter crafts! Hang them in a window for a suncatcher effect, or on string for a nice garland.

potato print valentine decoration
Photo by Rachel Withers

5. Potato Print Garland

Always easy, always fun–a perfect way to create your own decorations!

heart suncatchers in window
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

6. How to Make Heart Suncatchers with Paper Plates

A simple craft that uses inexpensive materials that are surprisingly great for all kinds of arts and crafts projects!

More Valentine Crafts & Activities for Kids

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