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Heartfelt Creations: DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts with PNA

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and while traditional gifts like chocolates and roses are always appreciated, there’s something truly magical about giving a heartfelt, handcrafted present to that special someone in your life. In this blog, we’re diving into the world of DIY Valentine’s Day gifts, and we’re doing it with a touch of creativity and a whole lot of love. With PNA as your trusted stationery brand, you’ll have everything you need to create thoughtful, personalized Valentine’s Day treats that will warm the hearts of your loved ones. And remember, it’s not just about significant others – you can craft these gifts for friends, family, or even yourself! Let’s get crafting and explore three exciting tutorials: Polymer Clay Heart Magnets, Love Potion Bath Bomb Set, and a “Reasons Why I Love You” Jar!

Crafting Love: The Essence of Handmade Valentine’s Gifts

There’s a special kind of charm in crafting your own Valentine’s Day gifts. When you put your time, effort, and creativity into making something unique, it becomes a symbol of your love and affection. Handmade gifts are a reflection of your thoughtfulness and show that you’ve taken the time to create something meaningful. Receiving something handcrafted is always way more memorable than a store-bought treat.

PNA: Your One-Stop Shop for Valentine’s Day Crafts

When it comes to crafting, PNA is your ultimate one-stop shopping destination. With stores all over South Africa, we offer an extensive range of stationery and craft supplies, from pens, files, books, and notebooks to arts and crafts materials. Whether you’re a seasoned crafter or a newbie looking to try your hand at DIY gifts, PNA has you covered. Find your nearest PNA using our store locator.

The Art of Thoughtful Gifting

DIY gifts are more than just physical objects; they are expressions of love and care. They convey the message that you’ve thought about the recipient’s preferences and tailored your gift accordingly. In a world filled with mass-produced items, a handmade gift stands out as a unique and cherished treasure. Can you remember every box of chocolate you’ve ever gotten? Probably not. But you almost definitely remember all the handmade gifts you’ve gotten!

PNA Supplies: Everything You Need for Personalized Presents

Before we dive into our DIY tutorials, let’s take a moment to explore the treasure trove of PNA supplies available to us. From premium polymer clay to an array of crafting tools, PNA ensures that your creative endeavors have the best possible start. With high-quality materials, your DIY gifts will not only be meaningful but also long-lasting.

Tutorial 1: Polymer Clay Heart Magnets

Our first DIY Valentine’s Day gift is sure to melt hearts – polymer clay heart magnets! These adorable, handcrafted magnets can be personalized in countless ways and are perfect for adding a touch of love to any magnetic surface.


  • PNA Polymer Clay (Assorted Colors)
  • PNA Heart-Shaped Cookie Cutters
  • Magnets
  • PNA Clay Tools
  • Baking Tray



  1. Knead the polymer clay to soften it.
  2. Roll out the clay evenly.
  3. Use heart-shaped cookie cutters to create heart shapes.
  4. Personalize with PNA clay tools.
  5. Place on a baking tray and bake according to clay instructions.
  6. Attach cooled polymer hearts to magnets with double-sided tape.

Tutorial 2: Love Potion Bath Bomb Set


Imagine surprising your special someone with a bath bomb set that’s not just soothing but also a symbol of your love. Let’s dive into the world of crafting love potion bath bombs.


  • Baking Soda
  • Citric Acid
  • Epsom Salts
  • PNA Essential Oils (Various Scents)
  • Food-Grade Colors
  • PNA Bath Bomb Molds
  • PNA Packaging Materials


  1. Mix baking soda, citric acid, and Epsom salt.
  2. Add PNA essential oils and food-grade colors.
  3. Mold the mixture using PNA bath bomb molds.
  4. Let the bath bombs dry.
  5. Package with PNA materials for a lovely presentation.

Tutorial 3: “Reasons Why I Love You” Jar

Our final DIY Valentine’s Day gift idea is all about expressing your feelings through words. Create a “Reasons Why I Love You” jar filled with heartfelt messages. PNA has a wide selection of papers and pens for you to choose from. Opt for colours, textures, and writing tools that resonate with your emotions.


  • PNA Papers (Assorted Colours)
  • PNA Pens
  • Decorative Elements (ribbons, stickers)
  • A Jar


  1. Write heartfelt messages on PNA papers.
  2. Decorate the jar with PNA materials.
  3. Fold the love notes and place them in the jar.
  4. Present your thoughtful gift.

The Joy of Crafting and Giving Handmade Gifts

Crafting your Valentine’s Day gifts is not just about creating beautiful items; it’s about pouring your love and creativity into something special. The joy of giving a handmade gift is unparalleled, and it’s a gesture that will be remembered and cherished. With PNA as your crafting partner, you have access to a world of possibilities. From high-quality materials to an array of supplies, PNA empowers your creative expression and makes DIY gifting a breeze! Find your nearest PNA store here.



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