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Valentine’s Decorations You Can Make Yourself

16258343_lWhile you've probably been avoiding eye contact with the Valentine's décor in the craft stores and the supermarket because they started displaying it in November, it's time now to lift your eyes and find some festive decorations to dress your home with Valentine's Day cheer.

If you don't have the funds to buy something pre-made, then try your hand at creating your own décor with these easy DIY projects.

Heart-Shaped Wreath
Why spend money on an expensive floral wreath when you can make one at home out of coffee filters? The mom behind Soccer Mom Style used a package of the filters and some water colors to create a stunning wreath that is sure to brighten up any dark, wintry door.

Lovely Branches   
A vase of decorated tree branches can be a nice way to dress up a mantle or dining table. And when you add cute, sparkly foam hearts with your glue gun, they can be even more festive and inviting. Moneyhipmamas has a tutorial on how to make your own sparkling Valentine's branches that will impress even your most design savvy friend.

Conversation Heart Banner
Conversation hearts and Valentine's Day are synonymous. You really can't have one without the other. Sandytoesandpopsicles has a free printable that will help you create a festive Valentine's banner with paper hearts resembling those famous heart-shaped candies.

Easy Valentine's Garland
If you're looking for some kid-friendly DIY décor, than try making this easy Valentine's garland. It can be made with felt, paper or any other material you have around the house. Not only will it get your little ones involved in the decorating, but it will be something you can use year after year.

Outdoor Décor
Those conversation hearts aren't just for inside the house. You can also create some festive foam hearts to decorate the outside of your home. Theseasonalhome.com offers a tutorial on how to take Styrofoam, spray paint and a cookie cutter to create cute planter decorations that will definitely be a "conversation" piece.

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Jessa McClure

Jessa McClure

Jessa is the Editor-in-Chief of Hooray for Family and the mom of three energetic children. She has a BA in Mass Communication/Journalism from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, and is a long-time resident of Central Texas. When she isn't writing and editing, she enjoys playing board games with her kids, teaching Sunday school and channeling her creativity into craft projects. 

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