Plato wrote 'at the touch of love everyone becomes a poet'. Yes, we have seen and heard millions of examples of this statement in real life. The touch of love not only makes one a poet but a handicraft manufacturer also. Have you ever noticed that your beloved loves the tiny gift made by your own hand than any expensive present bought from a shopping mall? When you make a gift for your girlfriend/boyfriend yourself, that itself reveals your sincerity and care for her or him. Anybody can purchase a consumer product from a shop and present it to his or her beloved or any other person but it takes honest love and patience to make homemade gifts. This Valentine, try to make some simple homemade gifts for your sweetheart, to get a lovely smile on her/ his face. Read on the article to get a few tips about how to make homemade valentine gifts.
Homemade Valentine's Day Gift Ideas
A Sweet Memory Collage
Collect the symbols of your sweet memories such as high school snap shots, the movie tickets of your first date, The gift wrapper for your first gift, a tissue paper from his/her favorite restaurant, his/her first gift to you etc. Get a cardboard piece and stick all these sweet little things on to it. Once you have finished sticking all the materials, you can draw hearts, fill the empty spaces with love messages, and love quotes from great writers and philosophers.
The Romantic Map Of Your Life
Make a list of places you went with your mate. Make a accurate list of the first date, first movie, the first kiss, her/his favorite leisure spot, restaurant, ice cream etc. Yes, you are about to make a map of your life. Draw a map of your city and mark all the special places in your life. You can use tickers, color sketches, and glitters to make your map visually stunning. You can give the map an old look by burning out the edges, for hinting the past. When it is done, roll the map up and tie it with a ribbon.
Your Love Story
This might be the most nostalgic and sweet idea you have ever read or heard. This idea is basically for people who use to chat a lot using internet messengers. Yes, you can make your sweet, funny chat into a book. Just copy and paste all your chat stuff into a word document. This can be so sweet when you look back at your old memories, after a long time. You may feel like looking into a past spring season through a small window. Get the word document printed and bind the book with an illustrated cover. You should select what kind of illustration you want, according to your idea of love and nostalgia.
Cookies And Chocolates
If you like to cook and your girlfriend/boyfriend likes chocolate cookies, then you can try this one option. Bake your girlfriend/boyfriend's favorite cookies and design them in heart shape. This design symbolizes the theme of the valentine. Put some nuts and flowers to make it look a little more different. Toss the cookies into a cute basket and top it with funny and colorful ribbons. Once it is done, you must attach an honest hand written love note with the basket. You can write about one instance of your life in which your boyfriend/girlfriend touched your heart by his or her honest love. That sincere and innocent note itself will be the biggest gift for him or her.