If you are looking to get your other half something different to a box of chocolates then we have a great selection of gifts and accompanying ideas of how to make them extra special for Valentines day.
Inspired by John Lewis's Christmas gifting ideas to make your gifts more thoughtful we have gone through their website and picked out some gift ideas that you wouldn't normally think of as Valentine gifts and given them a more personal edge.
It is all in the presentation when you are gifting so even something as mundane as a wash bag can become something truly special if you put your thinking cap on.
So take inspiration from our ideas or steal them for yourself....
LSA International Pearl Vase £60.00 John Lewis (Shop Now)
Create a spectacular display of blooms in this globe vase from LSA International.
If you want to stick with a traditional bunch of flowers this Valentines why not make it a little more special with a beautiful vase that she can keep long past the flowers blooming. Waitrose Florist have a wonderful selection of Valentine bouquets that you can choose to fill your vase (Shop Flowers Here)
Store your cosmetic essentials in style with the large Redford wash bag from Ted Baker.
Even though this is a beautiful gift on it's own make it a little bit more personal by adding in a pack of travel sized beauty products for the next time you go away (Shop Beauty Sets Here) or you could totally surprise them with a romantic getaway or holiday by printing out the reservation and putting it inside. Our top hotel finder is Booking.com where you can pick out a great staycation or trip aboard, Lastminute.com have some great deals and you can book everything from the flight to the hotel in one spot or if you are looking for something special Kuoni.co.uk have some exquisite hotels you both will love.
HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer £119.99 John Lewis (Shop Now)
Make this gift a little more sentimental why not go through your phone and print out some lovely pictures of yourself and your partner, make a collage with them and frame it so they can hang it. (Shop Photo Frames Here)
Simple yet sophisticated, the Grace Avenue Vanity Box from kate spade new york is the perfect station to hold all of your most valued trinkets. Featuring a detailed grosgrain trim with a single bow and a rectangular pattern on the lid, this box will be a stand-out feature for your dressing cabinet.
This is a lovely/sneaky way of gifting your partner a beautiful piece of jewellery or popping the question.... (Shop Engagement Rings Here)
This candle offers a pairing of the two most exquisite roses used in perfumery: Damascena, the Damask rose, and Centifolia, the May rose. They are celebrated for the variety and richness of their scents; a story is told as they bloom.
With top notes of currant and bergamot to provide freshness, the lychee's fruitiness complements their petals, and the geranium enhances their naturalness
If you would like to treat your partner to some much needed TLC this beautiful Valentines candle will help them create a zen atmosphere and you can finish of this gift with some pampering products like bubble bath so they can have a mini relaxation spa at home.(Shop Bubble Bath Here)