Looking for a non-cheesy valentines day gift? Let us inspire you with 12 meaningful Valentine's Day gifts your loved one will adore!
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- What is Valentine's Day and why do we celebrate it?
- What is a traditional Valentine's Day gift?
- What can I do on Valentine's day for a low budget?
- Which is the best gift for Valentine's Day?
- Gift ideas
Rainbow heart card
This gorgeous rainbow heart design is printed using vegan inks. The process is all heart too: 1 Tree Cards plant a tree for every card sold, and each one includes a bee-friendly wildflower seed token, ready to plant. Rainbow Heart Recycled Card, £2.99
Give a warm embrace candle
A great option for a loved one at a distance, this gorgeous candle has a soft, nostalgic, gentle and calming fragrance, reminiscent of a warm hug. This organic plant wax candle is presented in a striking reusable tin featuring artwork from artists at ARTHOUSE Unlimited, a charity challenging perceptions and increasing acceptance and inclusion for all people living with neurodivergence and physical adversities. A gift of light candle tin: warm embrace, £20
Luxury sea salt caramel truffles
These indulgent dark chocolate truffles are filled with the salt-sweet richness of incredible Cornish-made caramel. Chocolarder are craft chocolate makers with uncompromising ethical and environmental principles. A wonderful gift for even the most scrupulous Valentine! Sea salt caramel truffles, £14
Embroidered mountain clutch bag
These beautiful and unique clutch bags are handmade by Afghan women who are now seeking refuge in camps in Pakistan. Making these handcrafted goods gives artisans a way to earn an income, and to re-establish their independence. The artisans who make these bags specialise in intricate embroidery techniques, used to create the geometric mountain scene on this special clutch bag. Embroidered mountain clutch bag, £37
A roost for a pair of birds
Who says you can't be a romantic naturalist? These beautiful bird nesters are handmade from recycled saris and seagrass. The nester makes a safe space for small garden birds to nest in during spring, and for pairs of birds to roost in over the cold winter months. Handmade and Fair Trade bird nester, £18
Get cosy with this big tassel blanket
This very special blanket is handmade by artisans at Neema Crafts' workshop in Tanzania. Each one takes a few days to make, first spinning cotton thread together, and then weaving it into this blanket with feature tassels at each end. Big tassel blanket, £63
Hedgeways strategy game for two
For those who love to spend time together playing board games, try Hedgeways. A luxury two-player strategy game presented in an ingeniously hinged wooden box. Just remember to keep it friendly! Hedgeways, £24
Moon and bars earrings
Elegant and lightweight handmade brass earrings that can be worn from day to night. Each pair is created from a brass half moon with hanging bar shapes. Neema Crafts is a Fair Trade social enterprise that transforms the lives of over 120 people with disabilities in Iringa in Tanzania. Moon and bars earrings, £16
"You're Special" Lime, Basil & Mandarin Soap
Tell it like it is with this indulgent organic and vegan soap printed with the message "you're special". It come presented in an embellished gift box featuring artwork from the artists at the charity ARTHOUSE Unlimited. The soap is triple-milled to create a longer-lasting luxurious lather, and your loved one won't be able to resist the fresh and zingy lime, basil and mandarin fragrance. Lime, basil and mandarin tubular soap bar £6.75
Wildlife Lover's Gift Set
A gift set inspired by and supporting the natural world. Perfect for Attenborough fans, this gift set includes a pair of bamboo socks supporting the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, a packet of wildflower seeds that support 1500 UK pollinators and a blooming marvellous organic and vegan soap made by and supporting the charity ARTHOUSE Unlimited. Wildlife Lover's Gift Set £18.95
Blossoming felt cactus
Sure, a bunch of flowers is traditional on Valentine's Day. But how about this cute felt cactus which blooms all year round? It's handmade in Nepal and is the perfect way to brighten up a desk or shelf. Miniature Blossoming Cactus, £9.95
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