Five Quick Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Present inspiration for your sweetheart

| February 23, 2017

Gifts! Some of us like to give them, others like to receive them, but one thing is certain: they are meant to be a fun way to show others how much we appreciate them. Most of us can agree that receiving a gift is fun, but watching another person’s excitement as they open your gift can be twice as fun. Unfortunately, due to school and work, most of us can’t spare a lot of time to make elaborate gift plans; hopefully these five gift ideas are useful or can give you some inspiration in case you find yourself approaching Valentine’s Day without any gift.

When in doubt, give food!


This suggestion will seem obvious, but sweets never fail. If you are crunched for time and can’t come up with anything, a box of chocolates is a simple and

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quick solution. Now, if you have an hour to spare, a better idea is to personalize the sweets by making them yourself. You don’t have to be a culinary expert. Many food related websites are busy releasing tons of Valentine’s Day recipes that are quick and easy. Make your significant other a chocolate cake, some cupcakes or even some cookies. The effort you put into it will be what they value the most.

Make a picture Collage


Print off pictures of the two of you together and make a beautiful collage of the memories you’ve made so far. This is a sweet and romantic way to show your significant other all the great memories you’ve made! Get creative with the collage and remember to add your touch! If you want, instead of a collage you can opt for an album.

Movie Tickets!


Why not surprise your Valentine with movie tickets? It’s a great way for the two of you to spend some time together and to enjoy a good film. Make sure that you choose a time when your schedules won’t conflict with each other’s. The best part about it is how quick it can be, and it’s a great way to spend time with each other.

Goodie Basket


Surprise your Valentine with a goodie basket filled with all their favorite things. If they love a specific candy, fill your basket with the candy and other things they like. Try to make this basket personalized according what their interests are. Maybe you want to make their basket into a mini spa kit; in that case, you can add face masks, lotions and bath bombs. The goal of this gift is to give your significant other a combination of gifts which are specialized to their interests.

Something for their home


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If you feel like you know your partner well enough, try buying them a decoration for their home. This can be anything; a nice wall decoration, a small sculpture for the living room, some beautiful pillowcases, or anything that will add a nice touch and complement their home. Perhaps if they like to cook you can give them some cute oven mitts or a nice apron. If they spend a lot of time studying at their desk, try giving the something that can be useful to them. Maybe a decoration that they can interact with while they think, like some magnetized sculptures, where a person can form different shapes with a set of magnets.

Valentine’s Day is a great way to show others how much they mean to you! You don’t have to worry about what you give, because if it is something that you put thought into, it will be appreciated. Remember to enjoy the time you spend with your partner, because being with each other is more important than any material thing.

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