Valentine’s Day is on the horizon folks; Let’s indulge our inner romantic. Even if your standard take is that it is commercial schmaltz, this is the year to throw that shade aside and relish in love. We could all do with being reminded of our specialness, and quite how cherished we are. So, let’s up the ante!
The gifts I have selected are unisex and surely pleasing for all. In some instances, providing a moment to remember, in others a keepsake to treasure.
So please indulge, enjoy and make someone feel utterly sublime in the process. Let’s spread
Silver Fortune Cookies
Who doesn’t adore opening a fortune cookie full stop? Here we upgrade to the next level, presenting a silver object d artè Cookie with our own hand-written message enclosed. So thoughtful, beautiful and packaged in its own takeaway box for an added bit of kitsch.
$25.00 from Coming Soon
Hot Choc Bombs
A little indulgence liked by all surely. These bombs only require warm milk added to ensure a sumptuous, decadent drink. The array of flavours available is astounding (Salted Caramel for me please) and chocolate is a pre-requisite on Valentine’s Day of course.
Etsy.com £3.16 upwards
Darcie Olley Personalised Portrait
This immensely talented young lady is an illustrator lauded by Paul Smith none the less. As well as selling her own designs she will personalise a work for you in her own inimitable style. Please see my darling family portrait that she produced; we are all delighted with it. Such a unique eye. It could be you and your partner, dog, child. your call, her magic.
In true Valentine’s spirit, Darcie has offered all readers 10% off her Portraits during the month of Feb, use code : AMANDA10
Solid Copper Photo Print
Have a special moment framed in a unique, decidedly retro way. My husband absolutely adores his, and it takes pride of place bedside. A personalised message can be inscribed too.
Not seen on the high street £25.00
Letters to my Love
How immensely touching would it be to receive 12 letters from your loved one?! No one could be failed to be blown away by such a gesture. Draw on your hidden wordsmith nature and start penning meaningful missives. Be sure to seal them with a Loving Kiss.
” Cheese Box of Love”
Staying in has never looked nor tasted so appealing with one of Grape & Figs grazing boxes. Including three cheeses (Brie, Goats & Blue), cured meats, antipasti, fresh & dried fruit, nuts, garnishes and crackers. Vegan wine and stunning hand-tied blooms can be added. What more could you need for a romantic Valentine’s night in?
Grape & Fig starts from £45.00
Honey Birdette Massage Candles
On a slightly saucier vein, there are seven different scents of these exquisite massage candles to sample. These are not your average candle by any stretch. Use to fragrance the room, perfume the bath and also for some erotic wax play.
Honey Birdette £20-40
Wishing you all a Happy and Playful Valentine’s Day.
Chanelle Clark Bruccoleri