Valentine´s most personal and long lasting gift ideas!
Love is in the air! Just a few more days to go till Valentine´s day!
Curious facts about this special celebration around the globe:
In JAPAN, a chocolate manufacturer introduced the holiday for the first time in 1936, when it ran an advertisement aimed at foreigners. Other campaigns followed and popularized the custom.
However in Japan only women give chocolates to men! The origin of this curious custom originates from a translation error during the initial campaigns!
- In SOUTH KOREA , women give chocolate to men on February 14, and men give white chocolate to women on March 14 (White Day). On April 14 (Black Day), those who did not receive anything on February 14 or March 14 go to a restaurant to eat black noodles and lament their ‘single life’.
- SINGAPOREANS are supposed to be the biggest spenders on Valentine’s Day: between 100-500$/person!
- In the UK over 25 million cards are being sent for Valentines!
Think about all the flowers and cards being binned a few days later, the Kilos being gained by all the tones of chocolates being consumed during this celebration will be most likely to last longer!
However what about a really long lasting gift that expresses your love day after day?
Choose your favorite quote or have your own personal message printed on a quality cushion or fabric art print which will speak for it self!
You need a hand with some romantic text inspiration? Just have a look here:
You want to have something more personal with your names and the date you met or married?
Well here you have some more ideas: