Looking for a gift for your Valentine? Here are 11 great gift ideas, from the traditional to the unusual, guaranteed to make your loved one's day.
1.FRESH FLOWERS: Nothing says I love you more than fresh flowers, such as these gorgeous blooms (above) from Little Flowers in Sydney. Flower sales go up by more than 500 per cent on the big day, with Little Flowers founder Sarah Regan saying vibrant bursts of colour in bouquets is on-trend, while
roses remain timeless for the traditional romantics.
2: KOBO DIGITAL READER: Load up her favourite romance novels on this nifty eReader for a Valentine's delight! The Kobo NIa can carry up to 6,000 e-Books, has a glare-free touchscreen and an adjustable light for night. Best of all, some regions have access to an e-Library so it really is the gift which keeps on giving!
3: GRAMPIANS CANDLE: What better way to say I love you than with a romantic aromatherapy candle? Lifestyle News loves The Grampians Goods Co candles, scented with pure essential oils inspired by natural Australian botanics, found n the Grampians. Choose your loved one's favourite scent from a large range for guaranteed delight.
4: TENNIS BRACELET: This stunning bracelet from TheCut Jewellery certainly has the wow factor! The timeless Tennis Bracelet in yellow and white gold will elevate her jewellery collection from now to wow!
5: NINJA BLAST: NinjaKitchen's NinjaBlast is a powerful portable blender for making smoothies, shakes or drinks on the go! It's perfect for people leading a busy lifestyle. .Whether your Valentine is sprinting to the office, hitting the gym, or just seizing the day, NinjaBlast is a trusty companion for instant liquid rejuvenation.
6: TURQUOISE & EVIL EYE JEWELLERY: As lucky charms go, something blue holds a strong meaning of protection and good luck for the wearer. These artisan crafted pieces from Patara Life are unique to the Australian market and an unique jewellery choice for your Valentine.
7: NONTRE NATURAL BATH SALTS:: Nontre's relaxing and detoxifying Natural Bath Salts are infused with a special fusion of Ylang Ylang, Pink Grapefruit, and a touch of Oud. Cyprus Black Lava, Magnesium and Himalayan Pink Salts. They work together in a luxe blend to soothe the body and mind. Add one scoop of salt to your bath and immerse yourself in a sea of luxury.
8. COOKING CLASSES: A lovely gift you and your partner can do together is an initmate culinary masterclass at I Maccheroni, led by their top chefs. The small-group gatherings, limited to no more than six guests let you delve into the heart of authentic Italian cooking. Think pasta, arancini and mozzarella! It's a hands-on experience that imparts both knowledge and treasured memories.
9: FOR THE MAN IN YOUR LIFE: Every man needs at least a moisturiser in their life! Kick start his skincare routine with this affordable Moisturising Lotion from Neutriderm. This lotion is lightweight on the skin and has Vitamin E to hydrate and protect your skin barrier. Plus it's anti-ageing!
10: REUSABLE CUPS & DRINK BOTTLES: This gift comes in a range of gorgeous colours and is something your Valentine will remember you for every time they hydrate! Stay hydrated or caffeinated together with madebyfressko, an award-winning coffee cup and ultra cool drink bottle that can also become a tea infuser.
11: WATCH A MOVIE IN LUXURY: Ignite that romantic spark though a luxurious experience at HOYTS. Indulge the movie lover in your life with the ultimate dine-in cinema experience with a feast of movies. The ultimate chick flick showing now is Anyone But You ... Enjoy!