Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts That Are Full of Sentiment

There are those who will have had Valentine’s Day presents sorted months ago and can feel smug in the run-up to the 14th, safe in the knowledge that their planned present is both thoughtful and full of sentiment. However, there are others amongst us, that will be starting to quiver at the thought of the 14th coming around so quickly. If you categorise yourself as one of these, fear not, for we have some good news!

Here at Image Casting, we’ve created a list of last-minute Valentine’s Day presents that can be arranged as late as the day before! So, whether you’re doubting your current gift choice and need a back-up, or you’re yet to start your Valentine’s Day shopping, check out 5 of the most thoughtful last-minute presents for 2018.

A Casting Voucher

You may have left it too late for him or her to wake up to the beautiful sculpture itself on the big day, but you can actually work this to your advantage. A casting voucher means that your better half can be completely involved in the casting process; from choosing a type and material to taking the mould and choosing a mount. Some may opt for a tiny, delicate cast of their baby’s foot, while others prefer a holding hands cast that is reflective of the bond between you. Casts last forever, and are something that can

Casting vouchers available at Image Castingbe treasured for years to come, making them the ultimate Valentine’s Day present for those looking to impress. Whatever their selection, giving them the flexibility to be as involved with the process as possible is always a good idea, and the recipient need never know you may not have been as prepared as you should have been. A Casting Kit makes a great rainy Sunday family activity for taking the moulds of your baby’s hand and feet, or choosing to visit  the studio in Battersea can be combined with a lunch date in the city.


Romantic Getaway

For those looking for a big, romantic gesture this February 14th, why not invest in a romantic weekend away? Make a big statement and opt for a romantic European city such as Rome or Paris for a Valentine’s Day like no other in 2018. For you both to enjoy some quality alone time, however, you don’t have to jet off to faraway lands, particularly if you are working to time restrictions. The UK is home to some fantastic destinations just waiting to be explored, and there is an undeniable romance associated with the spontaneity of waking up in the morning, packing your bags and heading out on an adventure! We suggest opting for Valentine’s friendly features such as hot tubs, open log fires or sea views. All holidays and romantic breaks can be booked at the last-minute, and some may even choose not to book, and go wherever the wind may take them!

Spa Vouchers

For those that are not privileged enough to have time off work over Valentine’s Day, spa vouchers can be purchased up until the very last minute and can be redeemed at the convenience of the lucky recipient. There are various options out there in spas all over the country, so perhaps contact those near to you about vouchers and the services on offer. You can either choose a pamper day for them and a friend so they can relax and catch up or you opt for a couples spa day, where many of the treatments are available to have as a duo. A day at the spa usually consists of cosy gowns, champagne, hours whiled away in the hot tub and perhaps a high tea – what could be better?

Three-course meal

When was the last time you enjoyed a great-quality, home-cooked meal? What about one that was designed specifically for you? Unless you’re very lucky, it’s probably been a while! Hit the supermarkets and stock-up on the required ingredients for your partner’s favourite dishes. Ensure you have enough time on the day itself to prepare the meals, and a special-occasion bottle of bubbly never goes amiss! Those looking to impress can go the extra mile with rose petals scattered on the tables and a romantic soundtrack of all your favourite songs playing in the background. A lovely evening for you both to slow down, relax and really reconnect with each other. Remember, there’s no reason you can’t do this along with any of the gift ideas above – particularly if it’s the year of a significant anniversary.

Retail Gifts

We’re lucky in 2018 that Valentine’s Day falls on a Wednesday, so if you find yourself at a loose end come the Monday before, you have the option of next day delivery to save the day. Ordering a variety of gifts that are specifically related to subtle – or not-so-subtle –  hints, and make sure you’ve thought about the lucky recipient every step of the way! You can personalise products at the last minute, perhaps by ordering a photo frame and putting a favourite photo of the both of you inside or ordering roses and adding a date idea for each month of the following year – but make sure you stick to it!

If you’d like to organise a casting voucher for your partner, please order online here, or for further information about any of the services we offer, don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of our passionate and dedicated team today!