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My entry for Creative Cebu Exhibit.

Artwork by Darlene Sanguenza

Artwork by: Darlene Sanguenza



Valentine Gift Ideas

Quite helpful list on what to give on Valentine’s day.


Gift Ideas

For Her

  • An engraved sweetheart locket
  • A holiday-themed watch with changeable ribbon bands
  • Bubble bath
  • Her favorite perfume and soaps in a matching scent
  • A simple, yet spectacular bunch of red tulips or her favorite flowers
  • Two-dozen long-stem red roses
  • Plush stuffed animal (with a gift certificate tucked in his arms)
  • Luxurious cashmere blanket

For Him

  • Tickets to his favorite sporting event (but you get to come along)
  • A trio of gourmet coffees and a mug in his favorite color
  • Cigars
  • Cashmere sweater
  • Leather gloves
  • Homemade brownies in an antique tin-tied with a spectacular bow

For Both of You

  • Champagne-in a bucket engraved with your love poem
  • Candlelit dinner out on the town
  • Moroccan lantern and scented candle
  • Romantic music
  • An engraved ice cream scoop and a quart of your favorite flavor
  • Sign up for dance lessons, and enjoy an entire month of cha, cha, cha
  • Chocolate, of course!

For Friendship

  • Nothing beats a homemade card with a SuperCertificate tucked inside!
  • Friendship charm for a bracelet
  • Friendship rings
  • Stack of specialty or imported magazines tied with a satin ribbon
  • Homemade lollipops

For Kids & Family

  • Valentine’s Day coloring book
  • Novelty heart-shaped sunglasses
  • Supplies for making cards
  • Chocolate mold and colored foil for making chocolates
  • Candy-making kit
  • Valentine’s Day cookie cutters and a day of cookie making
  • Heart-shaped waffle iron

My own version on “For Him”

I prefered not to spend much money since we’re on crisis, I made a customized e-card for my boyfriend,  see below.  If  you don’t know how to draw just be creative,  scrapbooking also works.

darlene sanguenzaCopyright: Darlene Sanguenza