If you love Valentine’s Day and want to wear your affection, here are 20+ DIY fashion ideas to inspire you. Show the world your love!
If you had asked me about Valentine’s Day fashion about a week ago, I would have held up two fingers in an “X.” But then I heard a news story about Drew Barrymore’s recent book release called “Find It in Everything.” Drew has always loved hearts and finds them in everything, including nature, hence the title of the book.
That got me thinking about hearts in fashion, which led me to Valentine’s Day fashion. And that’s how we arrived here! It turns out there are some great DIY fashion ideas for V-Day, from accessories to clothing.
I’ve found more than 20 that I absolutely love! I think you’ll be impressed too . . . just scroll down to see them.
Valentine’s Day Fashion
Have you ever used iron on studs? Me neither! You can decorate a simple sweatshirt for Valentine’s Day in a jiffy.
Use a cereal box to make a simple stencils to add a heart accent to your shoes.
This cute heart applique is easy to make with a few scraps of fabric and some embroidery thread.
Kiss Stamped Jeans
All you need is a valentine themed stamp and fabric paint to decorate your pants for V-Day.
Create these cute necklaces with thumbprints of your favorite people.
Crochet a chain using a lightweight yarn and use it to sew “love” to the front of a top.
These tights are so simple to make, and all you need is fabric paint.
Find out how they were made at The First Blog
Heart & Bones
Use a stencil and glitter bond to create this awesome tee that shows you have heart.
Use glitter and Mod Podge to create shirts inspired by candy hearts.
A regular pair of gloves gets a sweet makeover with felt.
Make these cute bangles with dollar store bracelets and embroidery thread.
I didn’t know you could gild leather! Jeran will show you how to do it and make this clip.
Use microbeads to add a small heart to a fabric decoupaged pendant.
Valentine’s Day Charm
Use clay and basic jewelry supplies to make a set of these cute heart necklaces.
Anne used her own handmade stencil and glitter along with fabric paint to make this unique heart tee.
Megan will show you how to decorate your nails for Valentine’s Day using two colors of polish.
Pick a word that represents Valentine’s Day to you, and turn it into a wire necklace.
Use thick felt and embroidery floss to make this personalized love tote.
See how it was done at Love to Go Happy Little Things
This sweet little dress is made completely from thrifted women’s t-shirts.
Take an old men’s t-shirt and turn it into a fashionable top with your sewing machine.
Use gold sequin trim and a strong glue to make this heart design on the front of any tee.
Learn how to use jewelry resin to make this unique heart pendant – durable and long lasting, like love!
Use a simple felting technique to add this fuzzy heart to the front of a plain sweater.
These vintage inspired collar clips are perfect to wear on Valentine’s Day.
Learn how it was done at Lexy Levin