Friday Five

Today’s Friday Five is ten Valentine’s gift ideas! Whether your significant other is a guy or a girl, there’s a Friday Five for both. 🙂

For Him:

beer-nerd-1Beer Nerd, it’s a beer tasting trivia board game. If the guy in your life is a beer connoisseur this would be a really cute and fun gift. The game requires some ‘blind taste tests’ so it would be cute to pair it with a six pack of various beers!

downloadThe Spirited Cheers Flask, available at ModCloth, would make your guy the hit of his next dudes night. This flask is both quirky and unique.

60281259179ceddf0e85feda1f85ac71If you’re looking to save some money, you can’t go wrong with a gift like this. After all, if the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, by all means give him food! Plus homemade gifts always mean so much more!

download (1) Another cute and cheap idea! Take a deck of cards and write a reason why you love your guy on each one! I did this for Max for our first Valentine’s together..it’s fun to look back on! I can’t imagine how fun it will be to read it years from now. 🙂

il_570xN.442453708_b0wlMost men are bad at decorating and dont’ have any decorations in their homes. Think outside of the box and order a vintage print and have it framed. Posterorama has a great selection…you can find something to suit any personality!

For Her:

modcloth-red-wishes-and-whims-bag-product-1-13870024-265094717_large_flexEven better then jewelry, this adorable purse is sure to have your gal swoooninngggg. Pair it with some matching red lipstick and a bottle of red wine. The purse is available at ModCloth.

il_570xN.545482167_9pvnIf your girl is really into Valentine’s day, she would adore this heart necklace made by TheWhirlwind on Etsy. It’s not gaudy, like a lot of holiday themed jewelry tends to be, and can be worn again even after Valentine’s day!

il_570xN.415614315_n1eqI’ve personally been swooning over these heart cut out shirts by BGlorified Boutique since they were first featured  here on Crafting & Cupcakery. They have a variety of the heart cut out shirts in their shop so be sure to check out the selection! You can also send in your own shirt and have the heart cut out done by these fabulous ladies! I don’t know what girl wouldn’t adore this!

8949screenLast year for Valentine’s Day, Max made me a giant card that lit up. He made it all by himself. This gift meant more to me than any gift he’s ever bought me! Even if you don’t think you’re creative, give it a shot! Even if it’s not perfect, I’m sure the recipient will adore it and appreciate the effort! If you really doubt you’re creative abilities, shop locally for a handmade card. If you live in Southwest WI, check out the Valentine’s Day Card Sale at Shake Rag Alley in Mineral Point, WI.

IMG_3261-500x750Spotted on Pinterest of course, this DIY Relaxation gift is a cute, affordable and thoughtful! Wrap up a candle, bath salts, and lotion in a towel, tie with a bow, and attach a loofah! Voila!

Hope your weekend is full of adventure and things you love!

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