Posted on 09 February 2011.
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and if you did not know it, that special someone in your life is expecting something extra special from you. Valentine’s is the only single day in the calendar when you publicly show love and affection to someone dear to your heart. It is the time when you get to tell him/ her that they are the only true love in your life. People tend to show their affection in different ways, for example, there are those who give flowers, chocolates and jewelry. If last year you did not get the opportunity to tell someone how much you cared and loved them, you have another go this year.
This might seem quite challenging and tough for some people especially men given that gifting is not their forte. Nonetheless, chivalry is not dead in men as some may put it. Discussed herein are top ten gift ideas for Valentine’s Day that will make him or her melt.
1. Hand Made Valentine’s Card
If you are looking for a way to make an impact in an inexpensive yet romantic manner, make for him or her Valentine’s Day handmade card. In the card, you can include pictures of memorable moments the two of you had together or favorite scripts or quotes. Whereas, it may seem like a simple idea, but it goes further to make a great impact on the life of someone you truly cherish.
2. Fresh Flowers
Flowers has been the modus operandi for couples for generations and has continued to the present age. Women in particular love flowers so never underestimate its affect. The secret is to have the flowers delivered to his or place with an accompanying note. Nevertheless, this valentine you need to be aware of the significance of the color of the flower that you are gifting. Pink roses are a symbol of friendship or rather oral love. Red roses signify love. White roses are a symbol of peace, purity and innocence. Never send yellow flowers to your loved ones as it is a symbol of infidelity and impurity.
3. Personalized Chocolates
Other than flowers, you can use chocolates as a way of showing your love. Where possible, have personalized chocolates made and delivered for him or her. There are different assortments of chocolates that you can choose from the market to gift your loved one, but, the best so far are the bespoke chocolate hampers. This gives you the opportunity to add extras to the hamper or customize it to suite your loved one.
4. Air ticket to Paris
The fourth Valentine gift idea is for men to women. If you really want to take out the norms of Valentine’s and sweep her off her feet, then consider purchasing a ticket for two to Paris. Paris also known as the city of love is every girl’s dream. Fortunately, due to increased competition from various international air carriers, the prices of air tickets have reduced significantly by a big margin. Given that it is Valentines, possibilities are that there will be countless offers from various airlines and travel agents urging folks to book an air ticket to Paris. This is the one gift that will last in her for generations to come.
5. Candle lit dinner for two
You may have been wondering when it was going to appear, but at number five is candlelit dinner for two. Candlelit dinner is the oldest known form of romantic evening for two. You do not have to make reservations at a restaurant. You can make the night memorable by preparing making for him/ her hearty meal to dine the night away to. If you are tight on budget then this will be the most affordable dinner you will ever make and enjoy with your partner.