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35 Valentine's Day Ideas That Look Amazing (But Cost Next to Nothing)

01/28/2016 11:03am ET | Updated December 6, 2017
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This Valentine's Day, save your money for gifts and fancy dinners, with these low-cost (but great-looking) Valentine's Day decor ideas. With only a little effort, you can treat loved ones and guests to an adorable heart-filled celebration on the cheap - and get away with it!

1. Cut beadboard into a mason jar hanger
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Project via Simply Country Life

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2. Turn a scarf into an easy wreath
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Project via What Meegan Makes

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3. Draw on a set of mugs with a sharpie
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Project via Meatloaf and Melodrama

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4. Build planks into a cute heart hanging
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Project via Refresh Living

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5. Upcycle a jar into a floating heart snow globe
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Project via My Thrift Store Addiction

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6. Use Dollar Store vases to make a cozy cocoa corner
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Project via Intelligent Domestications

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7. Gather sticks from the yard for a rustic-chic mantel display
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Project via Tastefully Frugal

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8. Craft alphabet buttons into a loving message
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Project via Mother Daughter Projects

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9. Dress up a dollar store chalkboard and make it look designer
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Project via Little Red Mirror

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10. Pair tin cans and branches for a Cupid-approved decoration
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Project via Refresh Living

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11. Stamp bright hearts on burlap for a rustic table runner
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Project via Blue Ribbon Kitchen

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12. Cover a foam heart in tons of twine
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Project via Little Red Window

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13. Showcase your bright and colorful pieces in a display shelf
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Project via The Interior Frugalista

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14. Make a romantic nautical decoration with driftwood and cardboard
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Project via My Creative Days

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15. Turn paper mache boxes into a candy heart wreath
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Project via Crafts Unleashed

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16. Use some ribbon to make elegant napkin rings for a romantic meal
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Project via FrugElegance

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17. Stay simple and sweet with a moss and wicker wreath
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Project via Seeking Lavender Lane

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18. Turn baking tins into signs
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Project via Kreativ K

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19. Frame a Valentine holder for your wall
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Project via The Southern Couture

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20. Fold paper into cute fortune cookies
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Project via Beauteeful Living

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21. Make burlap-backed paper artwork
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Project via Canary Street Crafts

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22. Crochet a string of mini hearts for your mantel
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Project via The DIY Mommy

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23. Cut strips from a white trash bag for this door decor
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Project via 3 Little Greenwoods

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24. Punch a pile of hearts out of colored paper and create a collage
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Project via Creative Ramblings

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25. Save up your corks for this wine lover's decor
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Project via The Navage Patch

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26. Bunch tissue paper into a pretty garland
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Project via One Project Closer

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27. Wrap a wreath ring in an old sweater
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Project via Adirondack Girl @ Heart

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28. Write a wall message using crepe paper
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Project via Run to Radiance

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29. Upcycle an old map into a sweet message
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Project via Purl3Agony

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30. Make your own treat bags to gift to loved ones
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Project via Satori Design Living

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31. Put together a sweet paper and felt banner
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Project via House of Hawthornes

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32. Mix Cherry Sours and fish gravel to dress your Valentine's Day windows
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Project via Stow & Tell U

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33. Wrap a wreath form in an old sweater for a warm decoration
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Project via House of the Hawthornes

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34. Turn a scrappy Christmas tree into a celebratory Valentine's tree
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Project via Cottage at the Crossroads

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35. Twist paper spirals into delicate rosettes to dress a wreath or tablescape
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Project via Unoriginal Mom

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For more amazing Valentine's Day ideas, check out the Valentine's Day decor page on Hometalk!

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