How to choose a great gift for your loved one this Valentine’s Day

Do you and your partner celebrate Valentine’s Day?

Though many people agree that Valentine’s Day has become overly commercialised, it’s the one day of the year when you’re reminded to take some time out and show you care.

What can you do to ignite the spark of romance in your relationship this Valentine’s Day?

Here are a few ideas:

1. Spend some quality time with your partner

Work and family demands often mean you’re too tired to take time at the end of the day to talk to your partner. And I mean really talk - AND listen!

If there are kids at home and things are a bit hectic, getting out of the house is a good idea. Take a walk in a local park or by the beach. Give your partner space to share their day, their worries, their hopes and dreams.

2. Give them a gift that means something

A thoughtful gift that shows that you care takes a bit of planning. A hand-made card or present is special and demonstrates you’ve taken the time to think about them.

A framed photo of a significant moment in your life together can be a lovely gift. While some people like to receive a bit of bling for Valentine’s Day – and that can be good too – try and personalise your gift. Have your gift engraved with a date that means something to you both.

3. You can’t go past dinner for two!

It’s a bit of a cliché, but a dinner for two is a great opportunity to share some romantic time together. It’s also a special treat for the person who carries the cooking-load in your household.

Choose a place that may have some significance to you both – perhaps a place you went when you first met? Or a picnic with all the trimmings can but just the thing.

4. Invest in ‘cuddle-time’

Creating the right atmosphere in your bedroom is sure to put them in the mood. Low lights, candles and champagne on ice might be just the thing.

Of course, having a comfortable mattress and pillows are essential when creating your love-nest. So, if your bedding needs a makeover, take the plunge and buy a SleepX mattress and pillow online today! Consider it an investment in your relationship.

5. Flowers

Valentine’s Day remains the busiest day of the year for florists – for a reason. Flowers are still a treat for most people. They mark a special occasion. You really can’t go wrong with a big bunch of beautiful flowers.  

The most popular flowers on Valentine’s Day are long-stemmed red roses. Stargazer lilies are an elegant flower and tulips are also popular. Choose a colour you know they’ll love. If you’re stumped, your local florist can make suggestions.