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10 DIY Romantic Gifts to Give to Your Significant Other

Giving a DIY romantic gift to your significant other is a great way to show your love and appreciation. It doesn’t have to be expensive or elaborate, just something thoughtful and meaningful that comes from the heart. Here are ten DIY romantic gift ideas that you can create for your special someone.

1. Love Coupons

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Make a coupon book full of romantic gestures like back rubs, breakfast in bed, and free choice of date night. Make them stand out more by dressing them up with bright wrapping paper, ribbon, and stickers.

2. Memory Jar

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Fill a jar with handwritten notes of your favorite memories together. You can include things like special dates, funny moments, and inside jokes. Tie a ribbon around the jar and decorate it with stickers or other embellishments.

3. Photo Collage

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Make a scrapbook of your best memories together. You can use a free online collage maker or print out the photos and arrange them on some poster board. Put it in a frame and write a thoughtful note to make it even more meaningful.

4. Personalized Playlist

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Make a special playlist for the two of you comprised of your favorite songs together. Create a CD with the music, or make them an online playlist. To make it even more memorable, include a cover with your name and a special message.

5. Love Letter in a Bottle

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Write a heartfelt love letter and place it in a bottle with some sand and seashells. Tie a ribbon around the bottle and add a message in a bottle tag to make it look like it washed up on shore.

6. Date Night Jar

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Make a suggestion jar for date night activities. Activities can range from watching a movie together to playing games or even eating at a new restaurant. Make the jar look pretty and add some usage instructions.

7. DIY Photo Album

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Make a photo album from scratch to remember your best times together. A scrapbook or digital photo album made with free online software are both viable options. Make sure to add captions and explanations of why these snapshots are so precious.

8. Personalized Mug

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Make a one-of-a-kind gift by designing a custom mug with a photo or text. Use a free mug maker website or decorate a plain white mug with sharpies. Put in some of their favorite treats or tea as a pleasant surprise.

9. Memory Book

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Put together a scrapbook to remember the good times you’ve had. Ticket stubs, receipts, and other mementos of your travels are fair game. Explain in captions and notes what made each snapshot unforgettable.

10. DIY Romantic Gift Basket

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Make your special someone a thoughtful homemade gift basket stuffed with their favorite treats. Besides a handwritten note, you can include some of their favorite treats, candles, and spa supplies. Make use of ribbon and other embellishments to dress up the basket.

Final Thoughts

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Creating a DIY romantic gift for your significant other is a great way to show your love and appreciation. Whether it’s a memory jar, love coupons, or a personalized mug, the key is to choose something that you know they’ll love and appreciate. Use these ten ideas as inspiration to create a thoughtful and meaningful DIY romantic gift for your special someone.



Jenna Gleespen is a published author and copywriter specializing in personal and investment finance. Her expertise is in financial product reviews and stock market education.