The first of every occasion is a memorable one- first birthdays, first wedding anniversaries, first meetings etc. If this is the first time you would be spending Valentine’s Day with your partner, then you should put your best foot forward to make it a success. The first Valentine’s Day comes only once in a relationship and the memories of it would last a lifetime.
To make the day special, you both can do everything by the book such as gift each other flowers or chocolates, go for candle light dinners or a long drive etc. You could also do something completely spontaneous that would be memorable for both of you. An impulsive trip outside the city or going salsa dancing is an ideal example of a spontaneous Valentine’s Day evening.
An essential part of Valentine’s Day is the gift. Both boyfriends and girlfriends exchange gifts on this day. The gifts usually picked out signify romance such as flowers, chocolates, CDs of love songs, photo frames bearing pictures of you both. However, you can try Valentine’s Day gift ideas that are quite unique. For example, you can donate the money you were going to spend buying gifts for each other to charity. You can also buy materials to make your own gifts. Valentine cards are relatively simple to make at home and you can try it too.
You can use crepe paper as the base material of the card and stick photographs of the two of you to make the card. You can also use quotes made by the two of you to decorate the card. Special incidents can be used to fill in the cards to remind you of the time that you spent together. Write in a passage or poem for your loved one to show them how you feel. Valentine cards are the perfect do it yourself gift item.
You can also try other innovative stuffs such as wrap beer bottles or bottles of an innovative shape with coloured cloths and write in messages for her. It would be a uniquely designed flower vase that she would love. You could also frame posters of the classic movies that you both enjoy.
When it comes to going out, you both can go for a traditional candle light dinner. However, if you do not want to spend the day outdoors, then you can stay at home, order take-out food and watch your favorite movies together. You can also preparing a 3 course meal by dividing the chores between the two of you. Activities such as cooking and doing household chores help to bring couples together.
You can also look to book yourselves for spa packages or river cruises. These activities are quite relaxing and enjoyable by both men and women.
There is a mad rush around this time to book for outings and gifts. Therefore, you should act fast and book your V-day gifts till stocks last. Find the best gift shop in your city by logging onto free classifieds portals.