“Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr
This Valentine’s Day make your ‘someone special’ feel more special. Tell him or her how important he or she is in your life. Well, you don’t need a special day to celebrate love. But, one loving gesture of yours may bring a big smile on your partner’s face this V-Day. So, just for the sake of that smile, you should plan something special.
10 Low-cost V-Day gift ideas for your darling
You don’t always need material gifts to bring a smile on your partner’s face. Your love, affection, and care are also important. So, this Valentine’s Day try to do something special for your love, like ‘surprise him or her by decorating the bedroom with flowers, candles, and balloons’.
You don’t want to sound like a penny pincher on Valentine’s day. But, there are other things that need your attention too such as your budget and personal debt, if you’ve any. It’s absolutely okay if you want to plan something beautiful and lavish for your partner, but you also need to peep into your wallet.
So, here are some budget friendly and yet romantic ideas to make your sweetheart feel special on this Valentine’s day:
1. Breakfast in bed
Yes! This is a pretty good idea if you are falling short of money. Cook something that your partner loves to eat. Instead of making the regular pancakes and sandwiches, choose a love theme for breakfast. For instance, you can use a metal cookie cutter to carve out a heart-shaped bread, or make a heart-shaped omelet with the help of a heart-shaped cookie cutter, and so on. So, make a romantic breakfast and give a sweet surprise to your honey!
2. Indoor picnic
You don’t always need to go outdoors to have fun. This time, create an indoor picnic with items such as picnic tablecloths, paper goods, finger foods, etc. To spice up your picnic, you can use a glass of wine. You can enjoy the picnic in your living room or bedroom by playing card games or board games together. You can also arrange a barbecue in the backyard of your home.
3. Cook together
You can give a surprise by helping her in the kitchen when she is making the dinner. If you are a good cook, then you both can make the dinner together. What say?
4. At-home spa
You can create an at-home spa for your mate. Give your partner a basket full of gifts with inexpensive candles, bubble bath, rose petals, facial mask, and scrub. Then give him or her the time enjoy and relax.
5. Burn a CD
Is your partner a music lover? If so, then create a CD with the favorite songs of your sweetheart, and present it to him or her. This’ll surely make him or her smile. Even better! Do you have a guitar? Yes? Then play your partner’s favorite love song on the guitar.
6. Watch movie
Enjoy watching a movie by making your home the movie-theater this time. You both can watch an old movie or both of yours’ favorite movie together at home with popcorn, soft drinks and candy, just like a movie-theater style.
7. Candlelight dinner at home
You don’t need to visit expensive restaurants to enjoy a candlelight dinner. You can also enjoy the dinner at your home. For that, you just need to have candles, good food, and decorate the table a bit. You can play violin music to make the ambience more romantic.
8. A walk together
After dinner, you can stroll with your love at the nearby park or beach under the moonlit sky. Put your arms around your love and explore new routes in a starry night and enjoy each other’s company.
9. DIY photo-frames and cards
Memories are special. Capture your special moments with a camera or use your old pictures and make a DIY photo frame and present it to your love. You can also give a homemade Valentine’s Day gift card to your darling.
10. Gift your time
It’s all about spending time together. Is your love always complaining that you don’t spend time with him or her? If yes, then make it a point to spend a quality time with your partner this V-Day. You don’t always need material goods to make your partner happy. Sometimes, it’s your company that matters the most. And, don’t forget to say ‘I LOVE YOU.’
You can get some cool options from the above ideas to make your Valentine’s Day special. So, what special are you planning this V-Day for your sweetheart?
‘Love is in the air. Let’s fall in love again.’
Author Bio – Good Nelly, primarily a financial writer, has started a blog to share her life’s experiences with others. She loves to shift her focus to lot of other things in life apart from finance; and, healthy living as a part of her recent venture. Apart from writing articles, she also loves to collect antiques and do photography.