Valentine’s Day is almost here and you want to get your significant other something really special. You want them to know that you love them and that you understand their likes and dislikes. If you buy them a random box of candy or a dozen roses, you may find yourself single a few weeks later. Whenever you buy a gift for anyone, you should get them something that they will love and use, but that they would not buy for themselves. There are a few gift ideas that will make your beloved happy.
Make Them a T-Shirt Or Mug
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If you have just started dating someone, you want to get them a Valentine’s Day present, but you do not want to scare them away. Hence, you do not want to get them anything that is terribly elaborate or expensive, but you want to let them know you care.
There are on-demand printers online that will allow you to create clothing. All you have to do is upload a design to a printer’s website and select an article of clothing on which you want that design to appear. You can also create a design using the tools of the on-demand printer. After your design is printed, the on-demand printer will ship it out to you. The average custom-made t-shirt cost around $30. The average mug cost around $15. It is a great way of having a unique present for a low price.
You do not have to be an artist to make a shirt, you can also print a quote from a favorite author, lyrics from a song, or even a reference to an inside joke that the two of you have.
Get Them a Souvenir From a favorite Movie or Show
One of the most important things in a romantic relationship is to listen to the other person. When they tell you about a movie they’re obsessed with or a series that they binge-watch, it is important to take note of that fact. A souvenir from their favorite show will let them know that you are listening and that you want to make them happy. It is even more impressive if you can remember their favorite character on the show.
Show Them You Have an Imagination
If you take your beloved to a restaurant with a Valentine’s Day special and present them with a box of lacey underwear, they may get the idea that you cannot think for yourself. Why not eat at home instead? You can make them their favorite meal or order a few of their favorite things from restaurants that they like.
Get them something that will remind them of what they liked about you in the first place. Do you remember what you did on your first date? If you go to a restaurant, get matchbooks or a menu from the restaurant. If you went to a play, get a copy of the script. Even a coffee date merits a mug with a few packets of sugar in it.
A gift that references where you met them will also show your imagination and let them know you care. If you met at a book club, get them a book you think they would like. If you met at work, get something that has to do with your profession.
There are some situations in which a conventional gift may be appropriate. If you are celebrating your 10th anniversary, get your spouse something made from tin. If you have been married for 25 years, get them a present that is made of silver.
Valentine’s Day comes once a year. If you get your special someone a perfect gift, you will have a great 2023.