Gifts from the Heart

Want to show your love? Sure, store-bought gifts are great, but homemade gifts really show how much you care. This Valentine's Day, surprise your loved one with one of these DIY delights.

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Upcycled Jewelry

Upcycle old paint chip samples from hardware stores or paint shops to create beautiful, funky pieces of custom-made jewelry!
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DIY Pillow Cover

Redecorate the smart way -- pillow covers are a fast, fun and easy craft that can transform a room with an artsy punch of color.
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Photo Coasters

Photo coasters are a lot of fun, and this tutorial helps you make a unique set of low-cost photo coasters. Craft some photo coasters with your child.
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DIY Zen Garden

Being a kid is hard work. Soothe stresses and calm fears with this DIY Zen garden -- all you need is sand, stones and a shoebox.
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String Jewelry

Combine winter charm with DIY fashion to create this lovely piece of jewelry.
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DIY Hair Bow

Upcycle an old dress shirt into artsy bow with just a few simple sewing techniques.
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Super Dad Shirt

Help your child show Dad how super he is by making this homemade superhero shirt.
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Homemade Potpourri

Make homemade potpourri out of roses with your child!
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DIY Chalkboard

Make your own chalkboard to liven up a playroom, and encourage your child to practice writing and math!
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Seashell Necklace Craft

This seashell necklace lets you keep a piece of the beach with you. Help your crafty kid create this seashell necklace, the perfect summer keepsake.
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DIY Garden Markers

Teach your child the meaning of recycle and reuse by repurposing plastic spoons as plant markers for your vegetable garden.
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Create a Family Coat of Arms

A homemade coat of arms is a great way to get your child thinking about your family's values, and it makes a fun addition to the costume box as well!
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Make Your Own Postcard

Teach your kindergartener or first grader about the art of correspondence by guiding him in creating his very own postcards out of favorite family photographs.
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DIY Glitter Shoes

Spruce up some sneakers that have seen better days by turning them into a sparkly dress-up staple.
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Homemade Truffles

Even chocolate can make an appearance in kindergarten math. These truffles are truly easy to make and add a bit of decadence to math practice!
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