Be creative with Valentine’s gift giving

Addy Chalmers, Staff Writer

When determining what kinds of gifts to get your significant other for Valentine’s Day, you don’t always have to spend a lot of money. Sometimes creativity is the best way to go.

Paper Flowers: These are a great replacement for regular flowers because they will never wilt. They will also give you a chance to show your significant other your artistic skills without it being too hard. There are many instructional videos on YouTube and TikTok that will walk you through the process, and the paper used can be customizable to your partner’s interests.

Homemade Dinner: Sometimes the best gift is not an object, but it is an experience. This is a clever way to have a nice dinner without the hassle of getting reservations and being around so many people. Light some candles, get some flowers, and make the food your significant other enjoys. Whether the meal includes chicken nuggets or a steak, it will be a night to remember.

Picture Box: This gift is a wonderful way to remember some of the fun times you have spent with your significant other. There are many creative ways to make this gift that will complement your relationship.

Note Jar: This can be filled with reasons why you love them, songs that remind you of them, things you can do together, and so much more. This is good to remind your loved one of you when you are not together.

Senses Gifts: Give your significant other something to see, hear, smell, touch, and taste. You can give them their favorite movie, concert ticket, candle, blanket, and snack. There are many possibilities with this gift idea that can cater to your person’s interests.

Lego Flower Bouquet: This is a fun date night that will leave a wonderful souvenir. The flowers look so realistic and are super fun to make. You can get them at Target, Walmart, and so many other places for around $60. You might think that is a lot of money, but these flowers will last forever.

Friendship Lamps: These are two lamps that connect to each other through the internet. Once they are connected, tapping one of the lamps will light up the other. This is a way to let your partner know that you are thinking about them.

Personalized Jewelry: This is a great twist on a simple bracelet, necklace, or ring. You can characterize jewelry with a picture, initials, or a saying that will spice up the plain piece of metal to match your significant other’s style.