Did you know that between flowers, dinner, decorations, and gifts, Americans spend about $13 million a year on Valentine’s Day? That’s a lot of green to spend in one day – especially when a good chunk of it could easily be saved with a little creativity and upcycling. To muster up some crafty motivation and make your own Valentine’s Day decor out of recycled materials, check out these clever crafting ideas from HomeTalk. From toilet paper rolls to old glass bottles and aluminium cans, there are tons of materials for adorable V-day DIYs already sitting in your home.

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