Saturday, February 12, 2022

Made With Love – From the Heart

 Reviewing heart-shaped gifts for Valentine's Day

Image on pink hearts

This is a gift review of handmade gifts that are definitely 'made with love'; thus, are perfect for Valentine's Day or any occasion where you wish to express your love for the recipient.  

There have long been certain gifts associated with Valentine's Day. Flowers are the most popular, especially roses.  Chocolates and jewelry run a close second.

Today we are going to talk about handmade gifts made with love.

Couple in Love

Wood puzzle of a pair of giraffes - Couple in Love
Couple in Love Giraffe Wood Puzzle

For a sweet way to express the love of a couple, this set of giraffes with a heart in the form of a wood puzzle would be perfect.

Handmade from hardwood birch, sanded and coated with linseed oil, this 3-piece puzzle of two giraffes hugging, with a heart in the middle, is a lovely depiction of a 'couple in love'. Created by Ecopuzzle on Etsy.

Cuddly in Crochet

Handmade crochet pig with a heart
Crochet Pig with Heart

Cute for a little girl for Valentine's Day – a cuddly crocheted plush pig holding a heart.  Handmade by Amanda and found in her Etsy Shop Created by Manders.

Hearts Bibs for Baby 

heart design baby bib
Bib with Heart Designs

An easy and very practical way to remember baby for Valentine's Day is with a bib with a hearts design.  Cute photo-op too. 

These bibs are handmade in cotton with red hearts on a striped background. The back of the bibs is soft, absorbent terry cloth. Bib closes with a snap and comes in infant and toddler sizes.

Handmade by a Kentucky crafter for the Etsy Shop Nana's Notions Crafts

Grogu with Heart

Crocheted Baby Yoda Doll with heart
Grogu with Heart (Baby Yoda)

A fun Valentine's gift for any Star Wars fan is this Grogu with Heart.  Grogu, also known as Baby Yoda, has become very popular. Finding him with a heart fits right in with this made with love from the heart themed gift guide.

Grogu with Heart and many other Baby Yodas can be found in the Etsy shop of Mad Mac Crochet created by Michelle of Calgory, Canada. 

Hearts for the Home

Handmade Valentine drink coasters
Valentine Beverage Coasters

For a heart-warming home décor gift, check out this set of Valentine Coasters handmade by Wednesday Elf for her Etsy Shop Coastal Crochet Crafts. This particular set of coasters has sold, but Elf will be happy to make another set just for you. Just contact her at her Etsy Shop.


So, if you are  looking for a gift that is perfect for Valentine's Day, or for any occasion where you want to give a gift that is 'from the heart', check out the Made with Love items here or anywhere on Etsy.

Happy Valentines Day image
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This Made with Love article was written by Wednesday Elf

Note: The author may receive a commission from purchases made using links found in this article. “As an Amazon Associate, Ebay (EPN) and/or Esty (Awin) Affiliate, I (we) earn from qualifying purchases.”


  1. These are all such cute ideas for Valentine's Day. Who doesn't love hearts? They are lovely for anytime of the year, but especially this weekend! What a great selection for all of us to choose from. Thanks Pat Austin for this great list!

    1. Glad you enjoyed my selection of handmade with love Valentine hearts, Olivia.

  2. There are so many different ways to express Love, and you have come up with a wonderful selection. These are perfect for Valentines Day, Anniversaries or any time to say "I Love You" Thanks for the ideas Pat.

    1. Thanks for looking over my gift ideas, Sam. Happy Valentine's Day

  3. Lots of great ideas. Love your heart coasters. Happy Valentines Day!

  4. Piglet and Baby Yoda are super cute! What a nice idea as gifts for family - Handmade gifts are the best gifts, especially these days with all that's going on. Something personal for a world that's increasingly in need of greater connections (imo) - plus we support each other's ventures.

    1. I love supporting fellow crafters, Barbara, and showing off their talents. I agree handmade gifts are the best gifts. Thanks for visiting.

  5. Elf, the handmade gifts in your Etsy store are such a delight! I am reminded of you and your kind heart every time I pull out my mouse hot pads. The coasters you have made are adorable an would be great for Valentine's Day. The perfect conversation hearts! The gifts made my other Etsy sellers are also fabulous. I love the giraffes, but you already know how much I love animals and especially giraffes. Any of these gifts would be great for Valentine's Day!

    1. Those giraffes representing a couple in love are SO perfect, Mouse. I loved them. Such talent on Etsy and with any handmade crafter. Handmade gifts are the BEST!

  6. Elf, what a wonderful collection of handmade gifts from the heart! It's great that you have included a selection of heart-themed handcrafted gifts suitable for all ages and different types of loving relationships (parent-child, grandparent-child, spouse/romantic partner, friends, cousins, etc. Your keen eye for excellent design and high-quality materials and craftsmanship are evident in your product recommendations, including your own beautiful handmade crocheted heart coasters.

    1. Thanks, Margaret. I so admire handicrafts of all kinds and love sharing them with others.

  7. What a gorgeous selection of handmade gifts from the heart. It is so great to have something more personal and hand made. Lovely for Valentines day and also for Birthdays and just to say I Love You. I especially love Baby Yoda and your coasters. Thank you for a great selection !

    1. Thanks, Raintree Annie. I so admire handmade gifts because they are ALL Made with Love. I know, because I do the same. :)


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