13 Sweet & Simple Galentine's Day Craft Ideas for 2024

Last Updated on Jan 10th 2024
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Making fun Galentine's Day craft ideas is one of the best activities to do with your girlfriends this February. Gather your gal pals and invite them to unwind and connect over handcrafted creations.

Not only is making crafts together a fun way to express yourself and socialize, but nurturing female friendships is proven to create a sense of empowerment and positivity, as the National Library of Medicine shares.

Celebrating Galentine's Day is an opportunity to build on your relationships, make meaningful memories together and take the time to honor the women in your life. But how can you make your Galentine's Day event one to remember? 

Add some of these cute Galentine's Day craft ideas to your party itinerary! Your guests will love DIYing the day away as they create and connect over painting, potter making, cookie decorating and more. 

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Best Galentine's Day Craft Ideas for Adults

1. Join a Galentine's Paint and Sip

If you're planning the Galentine's get-together this year, consider booking a local paint and sip class — it is a venue and party activity wrapped into one, making for easy planning and cleanup.

Plus, the squad can sip their favorite wines and paint to their hearts' content and enjoy spending quality time with one another in the process.

Explore paint and sip in Atlanta, paint and sip in Chicago, paint and sip in Los Angeles or paint and sip near you for one of the best Galentine's Day craft ideas for adults.

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2. Craft Floral Creations

Have you been singing "I can buy myself flowers," a lot lately? Celebrate singledom with fun floral themed Galentine's Day craft ideas. Learn how to press flowers together or create your own vibrant Valentine's bouquets at home when you join virtual flower arranging classes.

An experienced florist will guide the way as you and your friends learn to create gorgeous arrangements and other fun floral art projects, like wreath making, collages and more.

3. Paint Custom Wine Glasses

Painting wine glasses is one of the most popular Galentine's Day craft ideas for good reason — guests love leaving the party with their own custom creations, and a handpainted wine glass is a useful craft they can enjoy year-round.

Serve your girlfriends' favorite wines and snacks, supply the paint supplies and wine glasses and get inspired with fun wine glass painting ideas for a cute Galentine's Day activity.

4. Start an Art Journal

Many of us would love to explore the world of art journal ideas, but it may seem like a big project to start on your own. Gather your inner circle of gals for an art journal craft night and feel free to create with the support of close friends.

Organize the year ahead with a satisfying bullet journal or get a little hectic and break some rules with a Wreck This Journal. It's a simple Galentine's Day craft idea that opens the door to meaningful conversation and insights about one another.

5. Join a Candle Making Workshop

If you're wondering what to do at a Galentine's Day party, consider candle making together. February is the perfect time of year to cozy up with a pretty scented candle, and there are plenty of candle making workshops out there to help you and your squad make your own.

To make this more of a Galentine's Day craft idea for adults, find some funny or sexy candle molds and get a little risque with your DIY candle creations!

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6. Host a Vision Board Party

Falling so close to the beginning of the year, Galentine's Day offers an ideal opportunity for women to gather together and discuss and envision their goals for the year ahead.

Explore fun vision board ideas for a Galentine's Day craft idea that encourages the women in your life to consider their long-term goals and manifest them into reality!

7. Plan a Craft-Themed Gift Exchange

Your creative gal pals will love exchanging their favorite gifts for crafters with one another. Choose your favorite gift exchange ideas for your Galentine's Day party.

Guests will mix and mingle as they trade the coolest and craftiest favorite things gifts, from trendy crochet kits to their go-to gel pen set.

Another option is to have everyone make a gift to exchange, such as homemade cookies, DIY ornaments or handmade jewelry. 

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8. Mold Clay in a Pottery Class

Bud vases, trinket boxes, eclectic sculptures — there are limitless possibilities for unique Galentine's Day craft ideas when you take the party to your local pottery studio.

A skilled potter will guide you through every step of the pottery making process, from wheel throwing to glazing and firing and everything in between.

Check out pottery classes in Boston, pottery classes in Austin, pottery classes in Portland or pottery classes near you to make fun memories and custom masterpieces you'll love displaying on your home shelf. 

9. Galentine's Cookie Decorating

The easiest Galentine's Day craft ideas begin with basic cookie decorating. It's a lighthearted activity that no one takes too seriously — after all, they'll all be eaten soon enough!

You can find cookie decorating classes near you or online baking classes, or you can keep it simple by setting up a cookie decorating station at home. Be sure to include tons of fancy sprinkles, and encourage your guests to get a little silly with it!

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10. Paint Personalized Tote Bags

If you're in search of simple Galentine's Day craft ideas that are especially useful, invite everyone to paint their own tote bags. The setup is relatively inexpensive — you only need blank canvas tote bags and acrylic paints and paint brushes.  

Get inspired with some fun tote bag painting ideas. Your guests will love personalizing their bag with monograms, favorite quotes, flowers and other custom touches. Plus, one can never have too many totes!

11. DIY Soap & Bath Bombs

Treat yourself and your girlfriends to a little luxury by making homemade soaps, body butter and scrubs, bath bombs and other DIY skincare essentials.

Inhale the aroma of relaxing essential oils as you make lasting products you can use throughout the year. It's a Galentine's Day craft idea that keeps on giving!

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12. Assemble a Terrarium

Bring your Galentine's Day craft ideas to life by building a terrarium. There are tons of cute terrariums out there — play into the Valentine theme with heart-shaped glass, make a mystical fairy lantern or choose a whimsical corked bottle. 

Supply a variety of options for fillings, such as different types of moss, an assortment of succulents and some colored rocks and crystals. 

13. Make the Friendship Bracelets

The friendship bracelet trend has seen a resurgence in popularity, but that's not what makes this one of the best Galentine's Day craft ideas — in fact, making and trading friendship bracelets has always created a special bond between friends, making it a timeless activity for any age. 

Find inspiration with some clay bead bracelet ideas and start brainstorming the perfect bracelet ideas for your girlfriends!

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Including Galentine's Day craft ideas in your celebration ensures ample opportunity for guests to let their guard down and allow creativity to flow in a safe space surrounded by supportive women.

You never know what you'll discover about the world or learn about yourself when you spend quality time at the craft table with the women who mean the most to you. 

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