It’s that time of year again. Colourful cards and flowers seem to appear out of nowhere, and February 14th starts to be circled on the calendars of every thoughtful partner across the country.
While some may scoff at the notion of Valentine’s Day, these difficult times call for a little more romance in the world. As unapologetic cheerleaders of true love, there’s nothing the enamoree team loves more than thinking of gifts to make that special someone in your life feel adored and appreciated this year.
Of course, the perfect Valentine’s Day gift can be anything from a promise ring to a portion of chips on a park bench. It all depends on what means the most to you and your partner.
To make sure that you get hit by Cupid’s bow and not the cold shoulder this year, here are five gift ideas to get your loved one this Valentine’s Day.
Name a Star After Them
Is there anything more romantic than gazing up at the stars and pondering the universe? So, how about naming a star after them? Imagine the shock and delight on their faces when you finally reveal this gift and begin to find the exact location of their very own star.
For a gift that evokes eternal love and serves as a constant reminder of how special someone is to you, this is one gift that truly shines.
Buy Them an Eternal Rose
Speaking of eternal love, the undying beauty of a preserved rose offers a romance novel’s worth of emotions in one loving gesture. Whether it’s dipped in gold, kept in a beautiful display case or immortalised in some other way, an eternal rose will never be forgotten.
Get Them a Promise Ring
As the ultimate symbol of devotion to your partner, a promise ring is more than a beautiful gem to wear. It’s a powerful statement. A commitment to your life together – and shows unconditional love.
Make Them a Mixtape
For a more personalised Valentine’s Day gift, put together a playlist of the songs that have defined your relationship over the years.
This can be a Spotify playlist, a CD rip, or even an old school cassette tape. Just make sure it’s personal and fun. For Spotify, go for a private playlist and put a cute selfie of you both as the cover art. If it’s a CD or cassette, embrace the retro feel and decorate the casing. Make it memorable and they’ll feel like the luckiest person in the world.
Put Together a Couples’ Montage
For the ultimate combination of personalised, considerate and innovative Valentine’s Day gifts, try putting together a couples’ montage.
Find the funniest and most embarrassing moments, the best selfies, and the cutest video clips. Edit them all together and put their favourite song over the top of it. For a little extra romance, make it a surprise with a special screening for just the two of you.
All that really matters is finding a gift that your special someone opens and instantly feels understood. Do that, and you’re guaranteed to go into February 15th with a smile.