……and a few ideas!!!

As Valentines Day is approaching FAST you may need some ideas. Not going to get  into ‘Why not show your love all year round’ debate. It is commercial, but it also symbolic and forget it at your peril!

Is this day and age OF COURSE there is infographics about everything to do with V day & love in general. ADORE some of these  (Warning it IS American) https://piktochart.com/blog/all-you-need-for-valentines-day-in-10-infographics/


But IF you ARE in the market to buy a gift, here are some suggestions, all local and some available online!

Say it with Flowers

A classic gift but this Lytham High Street Artisan Florist  Bond & Bloom can offer SO much more than just a bunch of red roses (but fabulous creations including them…………and other colours and  blooms too! Bond & Bloom Lytham Valentines Day Online

Check out lots more options HERE , some with FREE Delivery or pop in store for a chat. If it turns into something more SERIOUS they can also do your wedding flowers!

We all LOVE a bit of Sparkle

It doesn’t HAVE to be THE ring, they may already have that! It could be a pretty necklace, bracelet or a great pair of earrings and a visit to Timothys Family Jewellers takes all the guess work out of Jewellery buying with their long and extensive history and fantastic customer service it really is a pleasure. But if you were thinking of popping the question………….Timothys Jewlers Diamond Ring

This is 2 carats of loveliness, but they have shapes & sizes to suit all tastes and also pre-loved items too. If it turns in something more SERIOUS they also do a great range of wedding bands, eternity rings etc etc.

Heaven Scent

Smells can be  sexy, sweet, heady, natural, masculine, uplifting ……find the RIGHT smell in the form of a Hand Poured Soy Wax Candle and a complementary range of toiletries and home aromas on Lytham High Street Millie & Mini and online too HERE

NEW fragrance for Valentines Day is Pink Champagne and Pomelo but select from many of the other divine fragrances. There are also Limited Addition Pink Jars (but you will have to phone to reserve, but also in store you can have your own containers filled. In both instances please contact them first (links above)

Millie & Minni Candles & More Lytham and Online
If it turns into something more SERIOUS they can also do wedding favours!

Whisked Away

Ok time is tight now, but you could give them a (promise) voucher or a quirky gift relating to where you are going?

Claire Hudson Travel

Contact Travel Counsellor Claire your NEW personal Travel Agent/Advisor ………..it’s the future, never spend precious hours on the Internet again!

If it turns into something more SERIOUS, Claire can organise the most amazing Honeymoon!

Dreaming of You

Buying nightwear is a little bit like buying lingerie, although the sizing is a lot easier,  these beautiful colourful imported pyjamas and dressing gowns come in S, M & L and some robes in One Size so you SHOULD get it right. spend your decision making process on what colours to choose!!

Rowan Charles Dressing Gown St Annes

This quirky little shop on Orchard Road, Rowan Charles Cotton just off St Annes On Sea Square is well worth a visit as LOTS of other inspiration there.

Now at one point, if you had bought something for the kitchen, you might have found it wrapped around your head, not so with this lovely range of Polish TableWare is bright colours and great designs (including hearts)

Rowan Charles Polish pottery ST Annes
If it turns into something more SERIOUS the dressing gowns make fabulous Bridesmaid Gifts!

Hand Made with Love

Betsy & Els is the brainchild of local Lytham Creative Helen, with Laser creations including personalised Valentines Day cards …..what do you want to say??

Plus fantastic maps that could be of where you live, where you met, where you had your first date or anything else you can think of.

If any of this turns into something more SERIOUS, she also does Wedding Stationary, Accessories and Cake Toppers!

You Lift Me Up

A balloon is a relatively inexpensive way of expressing how you feel …..and even popping the question!

Jill of Balloon Designs of Lytham has a wealth of experience and creativity to make something wonderful for you, but if its a simple single balloon she can do that too!

Balloon Designs of Lytham LOVE Valentines

Balloon Designs of Lytham LOVE Valentines

If any of this turns into something more SERIOUS, Jill can provide beautiful wedding balloons!

And Baby makes Three (or more)

New Parents??? Do you know about the Positive Parenting Website & Social Media Isabella & Us it’s a great place for cards, mugs, badges with affirmation & kindness cards for all the family. Mum, Dad & Grandparents would love a card!! Order yours & browse the website HERE

Isabella and Us Mummy Valentines Card

Gin Lovers

There are a lot of them about, but now the more discerning are searching for something a bit different this is made in Lytham First & Only small batch craft distillery.  You can buy Lytham Gin  at Le Roti on Park Street in Lytham (map on link) or online HERE  

Here’s the whole family, although please remember it is small batch so wont always be immediately available, but that’s what makes it special.

lytham gin the whole family

Just for Him

Up to now most have the suggestions have been generic, but this is Just For Men, the gift of an experience at the Fat Cat Club so before your Valentines Day date get him groomed to perfection, with hair cut, luxury shave, beard sculpts,skin fades plus all the best products and even their very own aftershave developed by award winning Master Barber Theo Petrocelli MCSRSB

fat cat club barbers lytham banner

So that really is about it, hope this helps in some way.

Other than these suggestions, give the gift of (more) experiences, tickets to Lytham Festival, an Open Air Theatre Performance, Lowther Theatre, or a meal at their favourite local restaurant.

So there you go have a lovely Valentines Day!