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Our favourite DIY Valentines gifts

You've left your valentines gift until the last minute? No worries here at Vintage Child we've searched for you and found our favourite DIY gifts that can be made quickly but are still (we think) great gifts that your partner would love to receive!

Firstly, you've probably seen personalised mugs with cute drawings and text on, well you can easily make these yourself with a plain white mug and a set of sharpies, to make the design stay on all you have to do is after drawing pop the mug in the oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 30 minutes and you've made your very own personalised mug. A few design ideas:

Another idea is preparing a pre-made hot chocolate in a jar for your other half, with this you can personalise it as much as you want, by first putting hot chocolate powder in a jar and then adding whatever else you want such as marshmallows, chocolate chips or break up their favourite chocolate and add that in, you could also make it a flavoured hot chocolate by adding in the necessary ingredients such as mint chocolate or orange chocolate, the possibilities are endless, here are a few of our favourites for inspiration:

Do you and your partner ever get stuck for date ideas? Well for valentines day you could fill a jar with a years worth of date ideas so whenever you're stuck you can use the jar to pick what to do and it'll be a surprise each time! You can code each date idea too from free to expensive to give you a little control over what you are picking. You can also have fun decorating the jar:

Or if you find yourself without a valentine this year take a cue from Leslie Knope and celebrate Valentines day with your friends!