“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens…” Hang on! We just can’t get over that warm and fuzzy feeling of all things love as the February air wafts our way.
With the season of love just around the corner, we thought we could put together some gifting ideas you could use to surprise your special one. Sure, gifting is cliche, but gifts that are handmade with lots of love? Not so much! What’s more, they’re simple to put together so you don’t need to worry about having years of crafting expertise under your belt.
Check out these cool ideas to fuel your gifting spark further!
1. Handwritten notes – Lovelies that are straight-from-the-heart
If you love putting across your innermost thoughts on paper, this one is for you. Writing for a loved one is as endearing as it can get! It’s one of the most heartfelt gifts that you could give.
Surprise your loved one with a handwritten note. Even better, a diary of your thoughts about them. Poems, notes, musings, anything! Let your writing juices flow!
2. Picture montage – Looking back at a wonderful journey
Remember all those photographs that you clicked on special occasions or your holidays together? Time to get them all out! Make a photo or video montage of your favorite memories with cute captions that celebrate the highlights of your time spent together.
3. Assortment of dried fruits – A dash of health and loads of warmth
This one’s simple but significant. Give your loved one the gift of good health with this easy-to-make trail nuts mix. You could make an eclectic mix for maximum benefits. Now here’s a gift you can assort and assemble in under fifteen minutes. How cool is that?
4. Gift a plant – “With love, from my garden to yours”
This one’s for the gardening enthusiasts out there! How about gifting a plant, or some seeds, or a sapling this season? These living, breathing, and growing beings can bring a smile to your special one’s face after a long, hard day. We say, go for it!
5. Box of chocolates – Adorable edibles
What’s love without some chocolate-induced goodness? If your loved one has a sweet tooth, this is just the perfect gifting option. You could experiment with various flavors of chocolate and even with additives like rice crispies, wafers, and the like. These munchies are sure to cheer one up! Get high on cocoa this season with your love.
6. Scented candles – For that therapeutic touch
If you want to gift something to unwind a day, scented candles are the way to go. They are known to have a calming effect. With the array of essential oils that are available, you could try out something that soothes your senses. Light up some love and watch it glow!
7. Potpourri – Like love that lingers on
Want to gift something offbeat, yet appeasing? Think potpourri. Flowers, flowers and more flowers! Ah, what a way to celebrate the essence of love! Put together your favorite flowers and spices, and voila! There’s something so inexplicably lovely about the fragrance of a potpourri.
8. Memory jar – Little somethings that remind you of them
Think of all the teeny-tiny things that remind you of your special someone. Pebbles, seashells, anything, just about anything! Now put them all in a memory jar and there you have it! You never quite know why some things remind you of some people. Amazing, isn’t it?
9. Quirky bookmarks – For the unsatiated bookworm
How about creative bookmarks for that bibliophile who has a stash of books that never seems to end? They’re cute, personal, and very handy. All it takes is a few steps of cut, fold, paint, and paste. As simple as that! So let’s get started?
How did you like these ideas? Are you going to try any of these? Let us know in the comments below.
Oh, we almost forgot! We wish you a happy Valentine’s Day, filled with love, light, and warmth.