12 gifts ideas for your lover – Valentine’s 2016
Valentine’s Day is a day for couples, old and new, to celebrate their love with food, wine and gifts. Sometimes coming up with ideas for what to buy your significant other can be a little difficult, especially when you don’t want to go the traditional roses, jewellery and chocolate route – so we’ve rounded up a few ideas to give you a hand, so you don’t get the boot!Potted flowers
Why waste your money on a dozen roses when you know they’re going to die within a week? Buy a pot plant instead – a much better representation of your love everlasting! …until she kills it, that is. Buy it now.
Personalised leather notebook
Invoke their imagination and inner writer with a leather notebook that is truly theirs. Bonus points for writing a cheesy poem on the first page. Buy it now.
Woodfolk Natural Accessories
Hand-made by artisan families in Nepal, these gorgeous natural bangles, rings and necklaces are crafted from leather, wood and stone – perfect for the girl who wants something other than gold or silver. Buy it now.
The Parcel Project
A little unsure on what to buy? Leave it to the experts at The Parcel Project, who hand select a number of carefully-curated gift boxes and have them delivered straight to your door. Grab a box for the tea-lover, jetsetter, coffee addict or self-acclaimed lumberjack love of your life. Buy one now.
Wood chip smoker box
Perfect for the guy who loves to throw a BBQ, this little box adds a fantastic smokey flavour to all your meals – so steak on March 14th is going to be quite the treat! Buy it now.
These deliciously luxurious Turkish towels are not only stunning – they’re also extremely versatile. Take it to the beach, use it as a throw or a picnic rug; no matter where you go, she’ll find a use for this gorgeous towel. Buy it now – and get 20% off using the code plate at the checkout.
Does your lover appreciate good craft beer? Beer Cartel has one of the largest ranges of craft beer, and if you subscribe to their service, every month they’ll deliver a box of specially-selected beers from Australia and around the world straight to your door. Sign up now.
His & Her Cheeseboard
For the deeply in-love couple who love nothing more than to cut the cheese together, emblazon your love in wood with a personalised cheese board. Because there’s nothing more romantic than wine and cheese. Buy it now.
Keep your shared Instagram moments where you can see them – on your fridge. Get your favourite couple selfies and memories printed onto magnets, turned into a photobook or framed. A gift with a personal touch – like your own face – is always just a little bit sweet. Buy it now.
Got a caffeine addict whose habit needs fueling no matter where they are? Keep them sated during road trips with this really nifty in-car espresso maker – so they can keep sane between the pit stops. Buy it now.
Chocolate indulgence for dinner
Skip going out and have a romantic chocolate-filled candle-lit dinner right in the comfort of your own blanket fort. The set includes waffles, fondue set and all the chocolate you need. Buy it now.
And just in case you forget…
Did you forget a present on Valentine’s Day? Never fear – if you’re in Sydney CBD, you can always get 6 freshly baked cupcakes delivered straight to their office the next day. It won’t get you out of the shitter completely, but it’ll make life a little sweeter, and their Monday a little easier. Buy them now.
Based in Sydney and need some date ideas for Valentine’s Day? We’ve got you sorted.
Still need ideas for gifts? Check out our travel-inspired gift guide.