Research suggests that nostalgia can increase your mental health, raising self-esteem and promoting feelings of being loved and protected by loved ones. Don’t come empty-handed, though; have a romantic card that you can read out loud to your Valentine, or for extra bonus points, consider the Valentine's Day gift idea of an It All Began, Our Story Poster Print by WordsWorkPrints.
Gender neutral nature-inspired gift: A Demdaco Willow Tree figurine & Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree
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Nothing says, “Thank you for loving me and showing me the power of giving” like Silverstein’s touching children’s story of unconditional love, and when combined with a willow-tree carved figurine of two lovers by Demdaco Willow Tree, you can use the beauty of trees and nature to communicate how much his or her partnership matters to your heart.
One of the artist’s figurines called Around You shows two lovers touching hands and heads as they share a tender moment. It comes with an enclosed card that reads: “…just the nearness of you.”
Gender neutral cool gift: A Voice Art canvas
Now you can make your loving words last forever. For the perfect Valentine's Day gift, Voice Art will take a recording of your voice saying whatever sweet nothings you’d like to share with your sweetie and turns it into artwork. You can custom create the size of your canvas and the colors used. The most romantic part is that no one knows what you’re saying except you and your partner. Hey, secrets are sexy!
Gender neutral fantasy gift: A trip to Monet’s gardens at Giverny, France
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The serenity and beauty found in the immaculately kept flora and fauna of Monet’s gardens is the perfect backdrop for making lasting romantic memories. The Maison de Claude Monet was not only the home and gardens of the Impressionist painter, but was also the inspiration for his series of water lily paintings. Aim to go in early summer when most of the garden’s 200,000 plants are in full bloom.