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Valentine's Day Gifts That Don't Suck

Valentine’s Day Gifts That Don’t Suck

| On 26, Jan 2015

Love is in the air, and the money-grubbing holiday we all secretly love is just around the corner, but roses and chocolates are so 2014. This Valentine’s Day, get your sweetheart something that they’ll truly appreciate, and will struggle to throw out when you break up in six months.



letters hard to find


Something for the lovers with wanderlust, these personalised map letters are a cute and quirky addition to any home. Select your initials and locations of birth as a unique way of telling your love story.

Bespoke Vintage Map Letters (Set of 3) by Bombus, $67.50


coffee mug


Coffee, tea or me? Be one of those sickeningly adorable couples with this sweet set of mugs. You probably won’t be impressed consuming half of your usual caffeine fix, but the sentiment is there.

Tea For Two Lovers’ Mugs by Kikkerland, $19.75


all you need is love


You’ll win brownie points with this beautiful frame. This timeless Beatles lyric makes a simple and romantic statement. 

All You Need Us Love Papercut, $35



Who could forget what is possibly the most memorable and iconic Valentine’s Day moment in pop culture; Ralph Wiggum’s “I choo choo choose you” Valentine to Lisa Simpson. This candle will bring an “aww” from even the coldest of hearts. Choose from over thirty delicious scents.

I Choo Choo Choose You Soy Candle, $19.95


i like you


Because who wouldn’t want a canvas print of a dog sniffing another dog’s butt? This is a sweet and cheeky gift idea for those who aren’t so into the mushy stuff.

I Like You Canvas Print by Gemma Correll, $85


Be creative and think outside the heart-shaped chocolate box this Valentine’s Day with these unique and heartfelt gift ideas. If all else fails, you can always cut out your own heart and decorate with glitter and other assorted embellishments. 10/10 for effort.


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