Ahh Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to show that special someone just how much they mean to you. Whether you’ve been dating for a month or married for a decade choosing the right Valentine’s Day gift is so important, that’s why I love places like Notonthehighstreet.com you can find unique and thoughtful gifts that you just can’t buy, well, on the high street. That’s the whole point isn’t it.
So this year, don’t buy your loved one something last minute from the supermarket, take a look at my gift guide for some romantic inspiration…
Gifts for him
6 Month Sock Subscription by The London Sock Exchange £38.00
Here is a gift that keeps giving, every quarter. Receive the first pack of 3 pairs of socks straight away followed by a new pack of 3 every quarter depending on the length of your subscription. Additional subscriptions are available, 9 months for £56.00 and 12 months for £72.00
“I Tolerate You” Belgian Chocolate Lollipop by Bagstock & Bumble £7.95
Perfect if you aren’t into all that lovey dovey soppy stuff and just want to keep it real, but it’s still sweet, it’s made of chocolate.
Ultimate Chilli Lovers Hamper by World of Zing £59.95
World of Zing have appeared on the BBC and Channel 4 Sunday Brunch show with their super hot hamper. If your guys loves the taste of chilli this would make a perfect gift. Each hamper includes:
Dried Aji Amarillo Peruvian Chillies, Habanero Hot Chillies, Chaotian Chinese Chillies, Togarashi Japanese Spice Blend, Chipotle Chillies in Adobo Sauce, World of Zing Chilli Salt, Texas Hot Spice Blend, Dried Garlic Flakes, Bottle of Cider Vinegar, Funnel, 2x Empty Glass Bottles, Labels for bottles, World of Zing’s ‘Home Made Hot Sauce’ recipe booklet, Eat The Bits Japanese Chilli Oil, Sidekick Mojo Picon Spanish Pepper Sauce, Prairie Fire BBQ Sauce, Naga Hot ChilIi Pickle, Slow Richies Blenheim Black Hot Sauce.
Personalised Leather Loop Key Ring by Create Gift Love £16.00
Is your man forever losing his keys? Now you can get him a key ring with his name on. Or with anything on really, the front and back of this leather loop can be engraved. How about the date you met so he never forgets your anniversary, or a quote from your favourite song or movie, anything that reminds him of you.
Gifts for her
Personalised Initial Double Disc Bracelet by Bloom Boutique £21.00
Jewellery is such a safe choice for Valentine’s Day but that doesn’t make it the wrong choice, this beautiful bracelet can be customised with your initial and that of your partner, or perhaps the initials of your children for a real special touch and something she can keep forever.
Three Month Flower Bouquet Subscription by Bloomon £99.85
Want to send your lady a beautiful handpicked bouquet every month? You can, and it’ll be designed by a floral stylist to ensure that each bouquet is beautiful and different from the last. There are other subscriptions options available too; 6 months for £149.70, 12 months for £299.40 or a one off bouquet for £24.95
‘You Complete Me’ Gin Mug by Of Life and Lemons £12.50
Does your lady appreciate the fine things in life, like drinking Gin from a mug? Then keep it classy with this cute illustrated Gin mug.
Build Your Own Luxury Pamper Gift by Bloomtown Botanicals £29.90
The perfect choice if your lady needs a little pampering me time, this set comes with 3 items of your choice from a huge list of beauty products. The gift set can be increased for up to 7 items at additional charge depending on the additional item. All sets come gift wrapped and beautifully presented.
Gifts As A Couple
A Box of Dates by A Year of Dates £25.00
Want to go out but tired of visiting the same old places and doing the same old things? Try a new date night idea, or 52 of them. This box set has 52 date night suggestions for you to try something different together every week.
Can’t decide who will pick the card? there’s even a dice included so you can roll for it.
The Boss And Real Boss Pillowcases by Koko Blossom £26.00
The pillows say it all really, you can argue amongst yourselves who has which…
Personalised First Dance Song Lyrics Print by Hope & Love £34.00
It doesn’t have to be your first dance lyrics, it could just be that song you both love, the one that was playing when you had your first kiss or the one that just makes you want to dance around the house together.
Personalised Valentine’s Love Is Coaster by Coconutgrass £6.00 each
Nothing says love like reminding your other half of the things you put to one side in order to love them, like letting go of your celebrity crush or your love of fine wine.
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