Five heartfelt ways to say "I love you" this Valentine's Day

30 Jan 2018

Haven't sorted a Valentine's Day gift for your loved one? Take a look at these sentimental ideas

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Valentine's Day is fast approaching and with it comes the panic of what to buy for your other half. When the years of chocolate boxes, teddy bears and red rose bouquets are behind you, it becomes harder to find a present that really shows how much you care. Give the gift of love this Valentine's Day with these five hand-picked ideas which offer something different and that your partner will adore. 

For the hopeless romantic...

20 Reasons I Love You Jar: More Love, £9,


Let someone special know all the reasons why you love them with this gorgeous gift. Put pen to paper and write down 20 reasons why you love them. Place your handwritten notes in the jar then seal and gift away. They’ll love reading your thoughtful notes and you’ll both enjoy looking back on this beautiful keepsake for years to come. You could even celebrate by gifting one to each other and each opening one note a day for 20 days.

For the devotee of literature...

Classic Poetry Subscription, £35,


Old romantics, rejoice! Sent to the subscriber every month, this classic poetry subscription box from Bespoke Verse at notonthehighstreet contains three beautiful poem postcards and a stylish wooden stand for display. Poets featured include W B Yeats, Keats, Bronte, Shakespeare, Hardy, Owen,Tennyson and many more. Each box comes with its own colour scheme and is themed to reflect the month - for example, there are two war poems in the November subscription box. 

For the home bird...

Personalised heart cushion, from £24.99,


Get cosy with a personalised heart cushion from Jessops. Add one of your sweetest snaps and relive your happiest moments together. Made from 100% cotton and washable at 30°C, this comfy heart-shaped cushion can also come with you on long car journeys and flights so you always have your loved one nearby. Enjoy 50% off for Valentine’s Day with code HEARTSAVE50.

For the retro collector...

Two Line Landscape Lightbox, £40,


See your personal message in lights with this illuminated LED cinema lightbox which can include up to 85 black letters, numbers and symbols, and comes with a 9v DC port. Light up with either mains or by battery and display your love for all to see. 

For the food lover...

Krispy Kreme Valentine's Doughnuts, £3 per pack,


Share a box of love-filled doughnuts this Valentine's Day. Featuring a double strawberry heart, raspberry chocolate heart, and loveable sprinkles doughnut, the three-pack or premium dozen is the perfect gesture if your partner has a sweet tooth. The three-pack is only available for two days (13th-14th February) but the doughnuts can be bought individually from 29th January until 25th February. Selected Tesco and Morrisons stores, as well as selected service stations, will stock the limited edition doughnuts; find your nearest store at

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