Idea for a Romantic Homemade Valentine Gift

Planning a romantic, homemade Valentine's Day gift for your sweetheart or spouse is exciting.
Romantic homemade Valentine's Day gifts are fun to give and receive.Romantic homemade Valentine's Day gifts are fun to give and receive.
Consider putting together a basket of items designed to stimulate each of the five senses and you have a gift for both of you to enjoy together.

Smell

Start the basket with scented candles, which will create beautiful, sweet-smelling candlelight.
Nothing sets a romantic mood like candlelight.

Hearing

Create a mixed play-list of mp3s for romantic background music.
If you do not have an mp3 player, make a mixed CD-Rom. Choose songs that evoke romantic memories for you both.

Taste

To stimulate the taste buds, be sure to include some decadent treats to share.
Whether your tastes lean toward champagne and caviar or strawberries and chocolate, there is a romantic food item for everyone.

Sight

For a gorgeous treat for the eyes, slip in some pretty lingerie and/or silk pajama bottoms.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the view.

Touch

For the ultimate romantic treat, add some massage oils and body lotions, and treat your Valentine to a full body massage.

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About the Author

Laura Gordon has been writing since 1988. She was the features editor for "The Scarlet" at Clark University. In 1996, Gordon published a thesis entitled "Successful Functioning after Trauma: Positive Correlates of Healing from Treatment Abuse." She holds a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from Clark University and a Master of Arts in applied sociology from the University of Massachusetts-Boston.