Valentines Gift Ideas
It's that time of year again when we are all in search of the
ultimate Valentines Gift ideas for that special day. Valentines
Day comes year after year and let's face it most of us are
reduced to uninspired purchases such as heart shaped chocolates,
flowers, or we get really desperate and buy the all popular red
teddy bear. You're not alone we have all made the mistake of
repeat gift giving for no other reason than...last minute
Last minute shopping is at an all time high for most occasions
including Valentines day and Christmas. Statistics revealed that
the majority of Americans only start their shopping at least two
days before the big day. Does this mean that we are living
mechanically, barely getting through the daily grind, or are we
just simply uninspired?
Most of us live in a blur of events, a hustle and bustle that
weaves our existence from one day to the next. Work, school,
kids, programs, birthdays, holidays...there's so much going on
that we live uninspired lives.
Well it's never too late. You can still pull it together if you
allow yourself to be inspired with new and original Valentines
gift ideas. Start by taking some time to really absorb the
richness of the holiday. It's a day of love, of appreciation for
those we care for. It's a day set aside from all other days when
we can stand up to the plate and really declare our love for
that special someone.
You need a plan before you go into a store and succumb to buying
something you didn't give any thought to. Think about the one
you love and how that person makes you feel. Your gift should
reflect that. Think about what that person values, what they
treasure and what will put a smile on their face.
Here are a few Valentines gift ideas that might inspire you to
reach a little further to make somebody's day one they will
1. Write a love letter and attach it to your present -
this way you're not just signing your name to something someone
else wrote. (If you want to add to that you can spray the
envelope with a romantic scent to create the mood).
2. Make a coupon book - you can get as creative as you
3. Valentines Day treasure hunt - leave notes with clues
your special someone can follow that will lead them to a special
4. Put together a basket - with a theme of course, filled
with treasures like candles, wine and other trinkets.
5. Turn a picture into a painting - you can have a
painting created from a photo done right at your local photo
6. Valentine Love Plaque - cards gets stored in drawers
and boxes but a plaque hangs on a wall or shelf where it can be
Whatever way you choose to celebrate the holiday make it count
for something special. Get inspired, be inventive, and most
importantly, give from the heart!