Modern Packaging Ideas for Valentine’s Party Favors

We’re loving how the usually frilly and fussy Valentine’s Day packaging is getting a modern makeover! Now, you can DIY some pretty cool and cost-saving wraps, containers, and package trims using brown paper bags, twine, washi tape, hand-stamped designs, and trendy printables. “The more handcrafted, the more heartwarming” seems to be the Love Day sentiment these days. Grab some tips here for how you can make your own!

Valentine’s Day Packaging Ideas to Handcraft with Love

With these 12 finds from great blogs and shops, we immediately noticed the trend towards a more natural, hand-made, personalized look in Valentine’s packaging. And the materials are so handy—probably right in your craft supply collection or off your supermarket or office supplies outlet shelves—and so affordable!

Click on each link to see the corresponding tutorial, downloadable file, or how to order.

Modern Packaging for Valentine's Day Favors and Gifts -- featured on Bellenza Party Suite

1 – Translucent envelopes found on All Is Delightful – Sweet and simple DIY idea using store-bought tracing paper and self-made stickers to seal (washi tape would be perfect, too).

2 – Printable Valentine gift tags available at Tidy Mom – Other cute wordings are offered in this set, too!

3 – DIY lip-patterned gift wrap thanks to Sugar and Cloth – Wrapped with a kiss! This tutorial is a tad time-consuming (each smack mark is hand-stamped and the gold confetti is gold-foiled one by one). But just look at the really chic result!

4 – Hand-stamped heart favor bags from The Stationery Boutique on etsy – You’ll find several variants to choose from in this shop, like these arrow bags and note cards with gold-foil heart tags (image via Pinterest).

5 – Free downloadable wrapping paper from Babasouk – Looking for cooler gift wrap paper than those in stores? Print your own, using these 2 trendy downloadable designs and finish with hot pink yarn.

6 – DIY potato stamp Valentine wrapping courtesy of Boxwood Clippings – Use the childhood craft of potato stamping to turn plain kraft paper sheets and bags into delightful heart-trimmed wraps.

Hip Packaging Ideas for Valentine’s Party Favors -- featured on Bellenza Party Suite

1 – White paper bags with kraft paper hearts spotted via Hello Naomi – These were actually filled with tea leaves at a real tea party, but the paper hearts clipped on with clothespins make them darling Valentine’s gift bags, too.

2 – Eraser heart stamped gift wrap designed by The House that Lars Built – Make your own heart stamp from a pencil eraser, and stamp away in white ink on red art paper. So cute!

3 – Free printable Valentine envelopes from Ella Claire Inspired – Vintage-style calligraphy, graphics and postmarks make such charming mini packaging, all ready for you to print, fold and fill. Just add ribbon or thick twine.

4 – Origami heart box printables discovered on In the Playhouse – Traditional Japanese paper folding brings such charm to these heart-shaped containers for Valentine’s treats and trinkets.

5 – Decorated lidded containers featured on The TomKat Studio – See how Jessica of Pen N’ Paper Flowers trims store-bought ripple containers with craft paper hearts and twine. Adorable!

6 – Easy hand-made packaging found on Cupcakes and Cutlery – Such creative ideas for turning simple supplies (card stock, scrapbook paper, decorative tape, and pre-made glitter heart bags) into the cutest packaging for sweet treats.

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