Valentines Gift Guide

Hello guys, where did January disappear to? It seemed to fly by at the end. And here we are a few days before Valentines Day. February the month of love. So I thought I’d share with you all some Valentines gift ideas… for those last minute shoppers.

What is the meaning of Valentines Day you may ask?

Valentine’s Day, also called St. Valentine’s Day, holiday (February 14) when lovers express their affection with greetings and gifts. … At the end of the 5th century, Pope Gelasius I replaced Lupercalia with St. Valentine’s Day. It came to be celebrated as a day of romance from about the 14th century.

Valentines Day (14th February) has grown over the years, the commercial aspect is ever more evident in shops. Whether that be your local supermarket, or restaurants offering “Valentines” deals. It’s great if you don’t have a Valentine but fancy a nice 3 course meal!

Right, I better get started and show you the lovely selection of gifts. The gifts have all been kindly gifted to me for the purpose of this Valentines gift guide – but all thoughts are my own.

Love Crafts

The LoveCrafts store is online (perfect for a quick browse and purchase!) it has a whole array of crafts. Ranging from, cross stitching kits, knitting, crochet and embroidery. So I am sure if your valentine is a craft lover there will be something to purchase for them. I picked this cute heart cross stitch, perfect for the love theme. They have some wonderful patterns – so check them out if you are stuck for a present idea! Love crafts is just like your visit to hobbycraft but without leaving the house. Which to older people and the less mobile would be great to browse and get the items delivered straight to their door. My Grandma would love checking out the crochet supplies… ALSO, I promise once my cross stitch piece has been finished I will show you all the final piece. Probably over on my Instagram.

il Gusto

Having never heard of il Gusto, I was intrigued so headed straight to their website… WOW I wish I knew about them sooner. The specialise in personalised alcohol, ranging from whiskey to gin to brandy. Their Valentines selection is amazing, just take a look for yourself. They also sell oils, vinegars, spirits and gifts. I love il Gustos valentines motto.

il Gusto would suit anyone with a love for a alcoholic beverage. Being able to customise messages makes it that little bit more personal.. which we all love.

The bottles are so elegant – with the writing “Be Mine” or “Happy Valentines Day” makes them super unique. This would be a great present idea for wedding favours, birthday gifts and Mother’s Day/Fathers Day. I know I will be checking them out for other occasions.


Look Fantastic 

So the name implies you should Look Fantastic which is completely true, everyone deserves to look amazing. Look Fantastic however, is a monthly subscription beauty box. In it’s own rights beauty boxes are coming increasingly more popular with consumers. They provide monthly additions to that bursting makeup bag.. so why not treat your valentine to a lovely beauty box.

The contain my vary to the above, but it includes miniatures and full size products. Each month the box changes, so there is sure to be something to suit everyone. They are presented perfectly for a gift so why not check them out and see the surprise on your loved ones face this Valentines Day?!

I hope you enjoyed reading about these amazing brands, which would make fantastic gifts for Valentines Day. If you haven’t got a loved one to treat and spoil… then why not spoil yourself after all we have to love ourselves from time to time.  So why not, go and check them all out, you will not be disappointed.

Check another of my gift guides for present ideas.


       Emma x


*all items shown were gifted to me for this post


  1. February 12, 2020 / 12:06 pm

    Some lovely ideas here. My favourite is the personalised alcohol bottles ~ how cute are those! Helen

  2. February 13, 2020 / 3:01 pm

    I love the idea of getting crafty bits for Valentines Day, it makes it so personal 🙂

  3. makeupmuddle
    February 17, 2020 / 6:29 pm

    Personalised alcohol, that’s so cool and such a great gift idea xo

    Makeup Muddle

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