February 14th is the international day of love. It’s a day when people all over the world celebrate the love they share with their loved ones and love interests.


Most people commemorate this special day by exchanging gift items and, or planning intimate activities for or with their loved ones.

While some may argue that the activities of Valentine’s Day are pointless, others beg to differ. 

Gifting your loved ones during Valentine’s is an expression of how much you care about them. And to achieve this, it is important to be intentional about what you give them.


Love is almost in the air and in the spirit of love, here are 4 thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift ideas.

Five Senses

Hearing, touch, sight, taste, and smell are the five primary human senses. This elementary Biology subject can be the key to unlocking the perfect Valentine Day’s gift idea for your loved one.


 How can you apply them to gift ideas? Tag along, you’ll find out.

  • Hearing: Gifts under this category engage your partner’s listening abilities. An example of this kind of gift is curating a playlist with your partner’s favourite songs. Another idea can be getting your partner earphones or ear pods. If the above suggestions are off-limits for you two, consider recording a voice note. In the voice note, share from your heart, words of affirmation and gratitude for your partner.
  • Touch: This category features gifts your lover can feel. Some gift ideas that fit into this category are soft stuffed animals, soft throw pillows, warm cardigans, or stylish clothing items which fit your partner’s preference and style. Another idea to explore is to book a spa session for both of you. And if you trust your masseuse skills, why not give your partner a nice massage.
  • Sight: Think of gifts or activities involving the sense of sight under this category. You want to plan activities revolving around this like; scheduling a photoshoot session for both of you, planning a movie date or art museum date. In addition to this, if your partner spends long hours on their computer, you can get them anti-blue glasses.
  • Taste: A no-brainer. Gift your partner his/her favourite meal or drink for Valentine’s. 
  • Smell: For this category, you’ll be needing things with a pleasant fragrance. Examples are scented candles, perfumes, and diffusers.

Stereotypical Red Roses And Chocolate

Red roses and chocolates never get old. Chocolate is said to stimulate love hormones. The hormone is oxytocin which is also released while kissing or hugging.

Chocolate also contains some amount of Amino acid. The brain uses the amino acid to produce serotonin. Serotonin is responsible for happiness.


Roses are believed to be made by the goddess of love, Aphrodite. Red roses symbolise deep love for someone.

Good Old Handwritten Letters

Handwritten letters are probably the most romantic thing to exist. You have been calling and texting all year long. It is time to go a little bit analogue.

You do not have to be a good writer. You can write about how the person makes you feel loved.


A Gift For Each Year/Month Together

If you’ve dated your partner for some time, this is for you. You can give them a gift for each year or month you’ve spent together.

An extra tip is to write a note and stick it to each gift. In the note, you can write why you bought the gift. For instance, “glasses so that you can see that I’m the only one for you.”

Alright, my love birds, have fun. Keep it spicy.


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