Can't believe that the 14th Feb is nearly upon us already?
Looking to avoid the cliche of chocolates and roses this Valentine's Day?
Whether your style is romantic with a hint of old world charm, or whimsical and fun - we've got a range of creative ideas for how to spoil your loved one this Valentine's Day!
We've put together a list of four different ideas to have your Valentine swooning! This year, try one of our romantic suggestions and you are guaranteed to earn lots of extra brownie points!
For the Old School Lovers of Romance:
True Love - Looking to really ooze romantic charm? Here's how: pack a picnic basket with a range of tasty treats - don't forget the champagne! Head to a local scenic location - we recommend a spot on a hill with sweeping views or a spot on a secluded beach. Being in the moment with your loved one, enjoying each others company and yummy food, is at the heart of true romance.
For the Creative Lovers:
The Story of Us - To really raise the stakes this year, why not write a poem to your loved one? Here's how: start by writing down some key points about your 'story of us' pick out some of the funny + touching moments that you've shared. Use these notes to help craft your very own love poem. If this seems a bit intimidating, we love this blog by wikiHow called "How to Write a Valentine Poem that Rhymes" it includes a simple 7 step process to craft a poem that will have your loved one swooning!
For the Adventurous Lovers:
Run away with me - The ultimate in romantic gestures is planning a surprise get-away! Here's how: check your partners availability first - this can be down under pretense of something else but ensuring availability before springing the surprise is a must! Pick a location that has special meaning to your partner - a childhood favourite destination or a place that includes activities they enjoy. Be sure to pick your accommodation to suit their style. Provide hints on what sort of clothes they need to pack and then hit the road, all set to enjoy an exciting and romantic trip!
For the Long Distance Lovers:
See you soon - Not going to be with your loved one this Valentine's Day but want to make them feel as if you are there with them? The ideal way to achieve this is to create a 'treasure hunt' for them to follow! Here's how: The treasure hunt takes shape by leaving a series of clues in different locations - each one with a clue to help find the next. (For simplicity the locations can be different rooms in your house!) Include cute messages of love with each clue to help increase the 'swoon' factor. Remember - try to ensure that your clues are left in locations where your loved one is not likely to look before you actually want them to be found!
Compliment each of these 'swoon worthy' Valentines Day ideas by giving your loved one a Candid piece that symbolises this romantic moment. To shop the pieces mentioned in this blog, click the links below:
1 - True Love
2 - The Story of Us
3 - Run away with me
4 - See you soon