Valentine’s Day often seems like a lot of hoopla and commercialism. However, you can make the day truly romantic by starting on your gift to her right now. Planning something more romantic than an expensive piece of jewelry will show her that you truly care about her and want to make her happy. Ditch the expensive expectations and get her something that has true meaning.
Build Her a Hope Chest
Women often love to keep sentimental things. It could be things from her childhood, your wedding day of your children’s lives. All of these things hold a special place in her heart and are priceless. She needs a specific place to keep all these items. A hope chest is a great way to keep things for years and years to come. She can store many things in here and even pass it down to the next generation. Building a chest is a simple project, and she will love the fact that you took time to build it with your own two hands.
Get Her a Personalized Charm Bracelet
Tell the story of your relationship through a charm bracelet. You will need several weeks to find all the charms for it. Get a charm for every monumental moment in your relationship. For example, if you proposed to her at a French restaurant, you can get her a charm of the Eiffel Tower. This is a great way to get creative and remember all the wonderful moments in your relationship. She’ll love all the thought you put into it, and it will remind her of the unique relationship you have with her and her alone.
Write and Play a Song on Guitar
If you know how to play guitar, you can write and play a song for her on Valentine’s Day. Even if you don’t know how to play very well, you can learn enough chords to get out a simple song to her - TakeLessons resources is a good place to start. She will find it very romantic that you wrote your feelings for her and put them into a song. It will be something that she will remember fondly for years to come.
These three gifts will make her feel like the luckiest girl in the world. Remember, invest time this year, not money. Money comes and goes, but time is a priceless jewel that you will never get back. It’s a true investment and a genuine expression of your undying love for her.
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