January 31, 2016
If you’re not part of a ‘traditional’ couple, then the run up to the 14th February can seem like an endless parade of soppy posts on Facebook, restaurants offering set-menus for two and people boasting about the amazing gifts they’ve bought for their better half. But why leave Valentine’s Day to couples? You may be happily single, but we can guarantee there are at least one or two people in your life that you love. From your group of friends, to Grandma – we’ve come up with our top alternative Valentine’s Day gifts. Mates over dates In Finland, Valentine’s Day is called ‘Ystävänpäivä’, which translates literally into ‘Friend’s day’. It’s more about remembering your pals than your partner, which we think is a great idea! If you’re the sort of friendship group who are forever chatting over Whatsapp (or Messenger, or Twitter…the list goes on), then a phone case covered in your favourite photos together would make a great gift. Cases are available for several Samsung & iPhone models, starting from £14.00 With Samsung & iPhone options available, there’s plenty to choose from. We love the iPhone 5c case, which you can add a black or white chevron designs to. If you’re a little more traditional, we think this double-sided glass photo frames from ‘All Things Brighton Beautiful’ is a great way to display our Retro Prints. We gave the frame an extra personalised touch by adding gold letters underneath – you could also add in sequins or a pressed flower into the frame – the choice is yours! Gifts for Grandparents To be quite honest, is there a time of the year when Grandparent’s don’t deserve a gift? Their hearts will melt at the sight of a photo cushion featuring the grandkids. You can feature up to 8 photos per cushion, so there’s more than enough space for all their favourite photos. The Work BFF It’s more than likely that you spend 8 hours a day, 5 days a week with them – so why not show your work best friend the appreciation they deserve this Valentine’s Day? Just pop your favourite selfie onto one of our specially designed ‘Love’ range mugs (8 designs available, starting from £8.00), and don’t forget to make them a cuppa when it arrives… And if you’re still stumped for gift ideas, head on over to our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for lots more inspiration!