While I’d happily accept a gift of artisan chocolate, or a gorgeous bouquet of blooms, any day of the year, here are 10 creative alternatives to surprise & delight your loved ones with something unexpected on Valentine’s Day. Best part? Skip the hectic supermarket floral department and picked over card aisle because these ten unique gifts are available online.
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The Little Book of Love. A pocket-sized cloth hardcover book by Chronicle filled with inspiration, quotes and tips to nurture your relationship. $12 in the Create A Gift Builder and featured in the Love Story gift box.
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Ylang Ylang Essential Oil. A natural aphrodisiac sourced from the coast of Madagascar by Vitruvi. $13 in the Create A Gift Builder, or $28 when paired with a porcelain aroma stone diffuser.
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Petit Rose Mini Spa Day. A rose-infused face mask, sparkling bath tablet and a five-free polish delivered in a sweet wooden keepsake box. $36 in the Valentine’s Day collection.
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Suede Vetiver Body Scrub for Him. A mineral rich, organic salt scrub by Seoulscrub with notes of vetiver and woods will prepare his skin for a smooth shave. $12 in the Create A Gift Builder and featured in the Mon Petit Chou gift box.
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Spicy Hot Red Wine Jelly. Sweet red wine spiced jelly from Soiree Wine Jelly with red pepper flakes makes this a perfect sweet heat ratio. Wonderful as a glaze, dip or spread. $10 in the Create A Gift Builder.
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Heavenly Cream Loose Tea. A velvety Ceylon and Assam black tea with notes of bergamot and creamy vanilla packaged in a vintage style keepsake tin from Sloane Fine Tea. $23 in the Create A Gift Builder and featured in the Fleurish gift box.
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An Inspired Life Journal. A hardcover journal by Compendium filled with quotes & prompts to inspire thinking, dreaming and discovery. Featured in the Simple Moments gift box.
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Thai Lily Demi Hand Cream. A luxurious hand cream from Illume with exotic notes of Bali Mango, Orange and White Nectarine. $10 in the Create A Gift Builder and featured in the Love Story gift box.
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Dancehall Days Nail Polish by Odeme. A vibrant, five-free polish to pain the town fuchsia. $13 in the Create A Gift Builder and featured in the Petit Bisou gift box.
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Flowering Green Tea. An assorted flowering green tea sampler with 4 hand-tied artisan buds that will bloom in hot water. $10 in the Create A Gift Builder.