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Welcome to Connswater!

Love is in the air!

Can you believe Valentine’s Day is just around the corner?

As it feels like Christmas is just over, I’m sure the last thing you want to think about is spending money on more presents…

But you can still find the perfect gift to make your Valentine feel loved without breaking the bank!

These DIY Valentine’s Gift ideas will give your ‘special delivery’ the boost it needs on the 14th February this year.

Whether it’s a partner, family member or friend, these will be sure to put a smile on their faces.

It’s time to get creative and pack your gifts with love!

Reasons why I Love you Jar

Find a mason jar and write down all your favourite things about your valentine on little pieces of paper that you can roll up to fill the jar. If you put 52 in there, they can get a weekly cheer up, thanks to you!

All you need: jar, paper, pen


Love Coupons

Think of all the things you can do for your valentine that would make their day. Write these out on individual pieces of paper to make coupons that they can redeem at any time.

Ideas: breakfast in bed, movie night (movie of their choice), hot cuppa

All you need: paper, pen


Rainy Day Hamper

Find a box or basket and fill it with some of their favourite things or activities.

Ideas: favourite crisps, bottle of gin, boardgame, face mask, loungewear

All you need: a basket, their favourite things


Bake a Cake

Nothing says ‘I love you’ like homemade delicious treats. Even if your baking skills aren’t up to scratch, from chocolate brownies to lemon drizzle, there’s bound to be something that’s just the trick!

All you need: Ingredients from your recipe of choice


Memory Scrapbook

This is your chance to create a book full of memories for you both to cherish. See if you can find some old event tickets, print off your favourite photos together and enjoy flipping through the memories together.

All you need: scrapbook, printed photographs, craft glue


Shop all supplies at Connswater Shopping Centre & share the love this Valentine’s.