Last Minute Valentine Gifts

Looking for last minute Valentine gifts?

The Valentine hearts below are easy-to-make, yet wonderful ideas. The salt dough heart is an excellent Valentine Day gift for men as well as women that will take a short and fun time to make. Believe you me, men, boys or husbands love to get gifts like these – as long as their wife's or girlfriends gave the presents to them, of course.



Another advantage of these Valentine hearts is that you can make them in a very short period of time - in the last minute if necessary. They are true last minute Valentine gifts.
To learn how to make these Valentine presents for men and husbands, just scroll down and read the step-by-step instructions below.

What can I make my boyfriend for Valentines Day?

LAST MINUTE VALENTINE GIFTS

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Single Valentine Heart Double Valentine Heart



LAST MINUTE VALENTINE GIFTS


Single Valentine Heart

What you'll need:

How to Make the Salt Dough

Before you actually start creating these last minute Valentine gifts, you'll need to make the salt dough. It's very simple.
Mix 1 cup of salt with 2 cups of flour, and then add 1 cup of water. If the salt dough is too sticky, add more flour, and if it's to dry, add some more water. Next, get your rolling-pin and pastry-board, and roll out the salt dough.
Now, you're ready to start last minute Valentine gifts. Watch a video about salt dough making...


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Step 1. Get your heart-shaped pastry cutter and cut out the heart shape from the salt dough. Step 2. Now, you'll need you thin stick to make the squared pattern. 'Scrape' the lines first as shown.
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Step 3. Now, place the stick all the way over each lines to make nice and even. Step 4. Using the same stick, pierce a hole in the middle of the top square as shown.


mother's day giftsStep 5. Place your Valentine heart on a heater until it has dried out completely (it takes usually 1-2 days).

Step 6. Paint the salt dough heart using the acrylic paints. The red and white are only tips: you don't have to use the same colours.

Step 7. Finally, string the red thread through the middle hole and make a knot on top of it, so that your sweetheart can hang up the finished Valentine heart somewhere.

How to make salt dough Valentine flowers...


What can I make my boyfriend for Valentines Day?


LAST MINUTE VALENTINE GIFTS

Double Valentine Heart

You'll need:

  1. Salt dough
  2. 2 special heart-shaped pastry cutters (a bigger and a smaller)
  3. Knife
  4. Thin, wooden/plastic/metal stick
  5. Red thread
  6. Acrylic paints (light and dark red)
  7. Brush
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Step 1. Make the salt dough as explained above, and cut out the big heart using the pastry-cutter. Step 2. Here is the bigger heart, on which you'll place the smaller one. You'll make that in the next step. Step 3. Now, cut out another heart, but this time, use the smaller special heart-shaped pastry-cutter.
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Step 4. Place the small heart on the middle of the other. Also, pierce a hole on the top of the big heart using the stick. Step 5. Paint the Valentine hearts using the acrylic paints. Finally, string the thread in the hole so that your sweetheart can hang up the Valentine heart later on.

Are you happy with the last minute Valentine gifts above? Hope you could find answer for the usual question: What can I make my boyfriend for Valentines day?



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