Eco-Tutorials: Valentine’s Day Gifts

You know what day it is – Valentine’s Day! And just like you, our hearts are all aflutter with visions of love, romance, and heart-shaped treats!

In an ode to the holiday that celebrates amore we’ve put together a fun collection of must-try eco-friendly projects that will have your Valentine swooning! Easy to make and super-stylin’, these DIY tutorials are either sustainable in nature or can be easily converted into a green gift by using upcycled materials.

1. DIY Cork Heart Decor

2. Heart-Shaped Birdseed Ornaments

3. Lovely Newspaper Heart Garland

4. Black Heart Jar Lantern

5. Threaded Valentine Tin

6. Cork-Based Heart Stamp

7. Valentine DIY Bath Bombs

8. DIY Love Card Deck

9. Melted Crayon Hearts

10. Mini Shin Valentine Pallet

Give one, two or even three a try and post pictures of how they turned out on the Eco Etsy Facebook page here!

Happy crafting and happy Valentine’s Day!

This post was written by

Pierogi Picnic – who has written posts on Eco Etsy.
Lydia Krupinski is the avid upcycling mad-woman behind popular Etsy shop Pierogi Picnic. When she's not busy fantasizing new ways of using old threads, Lydia can be found wrangling volunteers and fosters for Chicago’s oldest and most respected animal welfare organization – The Anti-Cruelty Society. And should you be lucky to catch her on a day off, you'll probably find her canoodling with one of her four rescue pets, crafting up new eco-tutorials, exploring the city by bike, reading along the lakefront or resting in her urban homestead.



  1. What a great list of crafty ideas. V day is a while past now, but I stil feel inspired to try some of these projects. Thank you!