Going for flowers, dinner and chocolate again this year? Are you completely out of your mind? Surely your sweetheart deserves a little bit more thought and imagination this year? And don’t be kidding yourself you haven’t got it in you? To help you get on track we thought we’d give you a few ideas. Then it’s all up to you to take it from there. We know it’s there inside of you – the ability to find the best Valentine’s gifts for her. But with a few of our ideas and a little bit of your imagination, you’ve definitely got it made. But don’t forget… do it this year and you’re going to have to carry on the tradition. Don’t worry though. We’ve got lots more ideas up our sleeves, and we’re planning to share them with all of you.
Budget-Friendly Romantic Valentine’s Gift Ideas for Her
There are lots of different ways to say “I Love You”, and they don’t have to be cliched or far too mushy – if there is such a thing. Give her something that she’ll love and you’re on to a winner. Believe it or not, Valentine’s Day is a very important event for women across the world. You should not forget also her birthday and the anniversary of your wedding, of course.Romantic gestures don’t have to cost a fortune, but they have to come from the heart.
Transform Your Bedroom with a Bunch of Candles
Nip down to the nearest dollar store and buy a truck load of candles. It amazing how candlelight can completely transform a room. Spending just $20 dollars will set the scene for a romantic evening at home.
Compose a Romantic Song
This one might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but it’s definitely worth giving it a try. Write a personal love song for your loved one, and include lots of sentimental feelings in the lyrics. This gift idea won’t cost a single penny, but the rewards are priceless. Adding some musical accompaniment might cost a little extra, in the form of music lessons or by buying yourself a guitar. But adding another string to your bow, could pay dividends in the long run.
A Great Place to Start – Chocolates and Flowers
It might be a bit stereotype, but the majority of women love to receive chocolates and flowers. Don’t make this the only gift this Valentine’s Day, but it’s certainly a great place to start. Buying her flowers that you know she loves, will show her that you care about her, and if the chocolates are her favorites then you’ve done a good job.
A Stay at Home Picnic
With Valentine’s Day falling in February, the weather outside is not conducive for outdoor pursuits, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a picnic indoors. Lay a picnic blanket out on the living room floor, and serve up some of her favorite dishes. Even ordering in a take out will make the occasion special.
Valentine’s Gifts for Her – Ideas you Can Make Yourself
Candy is a popular gift for your girlfriend or wife when it comes to Valentine’s Day, but the sweetest candy of all isn’t really that great to gorge on. Conversation hearts are a great way of giving your significant other sweet messages from your heart, however they don’t score very highly on the taste scale. But believe it or not there are some really cute DIY gift ideas that they can be used for. Colorful and sweet, they’re bound to brighten up your partner’s day.
- Make a Wreath of Hearts – stick the conversation hearts onto a wreath shape to hang on the door. Greeting friends and your lover with tiny messages they’ll adore.
- Pinatas from the Heart – wrap your conversation hearts up in a pinata, and have fun breaking it open, allowing your messages to tumble to the floor.
- Sentimental Shades – stick the hearts around the frames of your sun glasses, a great accessory for you to wear when serving her breakfast in bed.
- Make your own Delicious Hearts – if you’d rather have some conversation hearts that are actually worth eating, make your very own graham crackers and decorate with your own messages.
Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Her – Memorable Dates
If you’re prepared to step away from the usual Valentine’s fare, dish her up a date that she’ll remember, for many years to come. We’re not saying here that a romantic dinner isn’t an option, because it is. But it’s always good to try and interject a little adventure and excitement into your usual Valentine’s routine. Here’s a few date ideas that you might want to try this year.
- Throw caution to the wind – it’s all very well planning your Valentine’s Day, but are you both brave enough to throw caution to the wind? Step out of the house with just a few dollars in your pocket, and see where the day takes you. When you need to make a decision about which way to go, just flip a coin and let fate decide the path you take for the evening.
- Cookery classes – a novel way to spend your Valentine’s Day. You and your beloved taking cooking classes from a master. This might be a much better way to spend Valentine’s Day, rather than jostling with the crowds at a restaurant.
- A spot of volunteering – there’s heaps of the feel good factor with this idea. Pick a local project that is close to both of your hearts, and spend the day doing things for others less fortunate.
- Burn some calories together – a spot of yoga, bicycle ride, brisk walk, pretty much anything that will get you both hot and sweaty, and work up an appetite. The chemicals your bodies release will have you both on a natural high.
When you’re looking for Valentine’s gift ideas for her, spend a little bit more time and effort than normal, and make this year one that she’ll remember for many years to come. This is one day of the year when you can go all out and be as romantic as possible, share your feelings for each other and strengthen your bond.