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TREAT YOUR SWEETHEART {UNDER £15}

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner we’re in the mood for a little love and romance!  Whether you like to lavish your loved one with gifts or treat them with a little trinket, there are so many cute V-Day worthy items in the stores this month! We’ve scoured them all to find the very best Valentines Day gifts under £15…

Above are some of my favourites! This ‘All You Need is Love‘ album (£12.00) is perfect for filling with your favourite selfies (up to 200!) of the two of you, while the ‘You’re Grate‘ is the perfect balance of cheesy and fun (sorry I couldn’t resist!)  The hip flask covered in kisses (£10.00)…? Well, I can guess what your man will be thinking every time he takes a swig!

bloved-style-blog-valentines-day-gift-guide-2016 (7)If you’ve ever stood in Clintons* crying in desperation over the cutesy selection of greeting cards on offer, you’ll know the feeling of utter cheesiness only amplifies at this time of year.  Thankfully, there’s a growing crowd of brands and designers who have realised that in fact, we are not all fans, and have come up with a selection of rather witty and sassy captions and phrases that won’t make you cringe.  We love the monogram designs from Paperknots, with adorable slogans like ‘L is for Love and lazy lie-ins‘ (£1.95)

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For those with a cheeky side, I’m also a fan of ‘I Love You Like a Fat Kid Loves Cake‘ (£1.95).  Paperchase have come up with the cutest range of illustrated cards this year, with the ice cream duo on ‘You Melt My Heart‘ totally stealing mine! (£2.25).  They also have some sweet gift ideas, this heart motif sticky note set (£5.00) with cheeky quips is perfect for the organised other-half.  Oh, and we’re also gushing over the contemporary graphics from Kikki.K.  This new-to-London brand has recently popped up on our radar and we are coveting, well, everything! From the letter-pressed ‘Happy Valentine’s‘ (£5.25) to the simple ‘I ♥ Us‘ (£3.00).

bloved-style-blog-valentines-day-gift-guide-2016 (13)For the luxe-lovers these gold foiled cards add a touch of glamour. ‘You’re My All‘ (£3.00) and ‘Love‘ (£3.00)

bloved-style-blog-valentines-day-gift-guide-2016 (10)The romantics among you will love Hip Hip Hooray’s adorable famous couples poster (download £7.00, printed & delivered £10) and personalised card, (download £2.00, printed & delivered £4.50) which bills you and your beau alongside some of our most loved couples (are you the next Carrie and Mr Big or Micky and Minnie?!) which you can download or purchase printed and ready to go! I’m also loving these his ‘n hers egg cups from Paperchase.

bloved-style-blog-valentines-day-gift-guide-2016 (11)Speaking of gifts, technophiles will love this hot lips iPhone case (£8.00), and stationery-hoarders will appreciate this mini-sticker book (£7.50) and set of 5 pink pencils adorned with loved-up sentiments (£3.00).  I’m also crushing on Oliver Bonas sweetheart keyring (£10.00)… you could make this an extra cute gift by adding your key and asking your significant other to move in. Romantic much?!

bloved-style-blog-valentines-day-gift-guide-2016 (8)And if you’re already over the red, pink and gold, how about this sweet ceramic heart bowl trio from Oliver Bonas (£15.00)? The perfect place for the lipstick and jewellery hoarder to stash her stuff!

What will you be treating your honey to this Valentine’s Day?

* other greetings card shops are available

Louise

After a decade-long career in corporate interior design, I took a giant leap of faith, left the security of an office job, and founded B.LOVED in 2011 as a platform for romantic and beautiful wedding inspiration. Thanks to a whole lot of creativity, hard work and passion, my gamble paid off and B.LOVED became one of the leading wedding blogs in the UK.

You’ll also find me working as an Editorial Stylist, where I design and curate beautiful photoshoots for wedding and lifestyle brands, as well as contributing as a founding member of bridal inspiration hub Aisle Society, and running wedding industry community the B.LOVED Hive from our super pretty base in London. Yep, I definitely have the best job in the world.

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