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Get thready for Feb 14th ūü™° Love Gift Guide

As Valentine's Day approaches, we've put together a couple of cute, crafty & alternative ideas to show love this year. Whether you're the grand gesture or low key type... it's always nice to do something to show love to your Valentine, palentine... or yourself. 

Time for a (romantic) getaway? 

A weekend in the Cotswolds, or a Eurostar to city of love... Nothing beats a surprise trip away. Let us help you deliver it in style with our Boarding Pass Gift Card. 

Sew Love ūüíė (For Less)

Our Heart Strings range is on sale to celebrate the season of Saint Valentine¬†ūüíē Add your own stitches and fill the pouch with tickets, love notes or photos for extra points.

Try our Love Heart Envelope for a lovely way to send a really special message to someone by post. Add some photos of the 2 of you together and you've got yourself a very lovely, simple and special galentine gift. (Was £20, now £15)

Love heart Pouch

Or maybe you can't find a place to store all those love letters and cards from your secret admirers?? (I know right.)
Our Heart Strings Envelope Pouch is also perfect for keeping them all together.

heart string pouch with love letters valentines giftOr use the mini Heart Strings Purse to store a gift card or little love note... 

(Was £15, now £12)

heart strings purse stitched in red thread

Bae-con roses

If you want to use a bit of creativity but don't have time to order anything online, try spending an afternoon making something both beautiful and delicious. These bacon roses were tried and tested - and were as ridiculous as they were brilliant! 

 bacon roses creative valentine gift

All you need is bacon, maple syrup, toothpicks, some foliage and mood lighting. Then go wild with all the meat puns until your partner says "You're bacon me crazy"...

 bacon roses for creative valentines

Stitch your own sweet (or sour) message

When thinking about gifts for friends I love anything that encourages a bit of reminiscence. Especially when it also involves food. Party snacks and goodie bag treats from childhood were probably the most fun and exciting gift as a kid. So I loved stitching this homage to the classic Love Hearts sweets by Swizzels Matlow - where you can choose your own love-related message! 

I used the Stitch Envelope Pouch and Rainbow Threads with Love Heart Template stitched on for this design. And I chose these phrases especially with 2020/21 in mind... 

Go cheeky or charming with your design, and then fill the pouch with a bundle of fun sweets (and classroom-style notes) that would brighten up anyone's Valentine's Day. 

I hope this gives you some ideas for unique gifts for V Day. If nothing else, remember how nice it is to receive love, any day of the year. And a little imagination goes a very long way...

Big love!

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