Celebrations, Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day-You are my heart, my life, my one and only thought

Valentines Day Gift ideas from Affinity Made By Hand Shop in Portumna

Love is the only thing we get more of by giving it away

February 14th is just around the corner, and sweethearts all around Ireland are gearing up to shout their love from the rooftops. Need some Valentine’s gift ideas? Our huge selection of gifts is ideal to help you find something for your girlfriend, partner, wife, mother, or best friend.

Play Cupid this Valentine’s Day and spice up the holiday with Affinity Made By Hand Valentine’s presents that are as special as your sweetheart. Think outside the box this year with these unique Valentine’s Day gifts. Every one of our gift ideas is Fair Trade, Ethically Sourced and Eco-Friendly and sold from our Potumna shop in Galway.

Valentine’s Gifts For Her

If flowers no longer cut it as a Valentines Day gift, then choose valentine’s day gifts for her that are more unique than flowers. Of course, there is nothing wrong with a box of chocolates and flowers, after all, we’ve all done that last minute shopping on the way back home.

Let this year be different! and here we must apologise, for we really are all out of the ordinary. Just a few suggestions for you, with many more ideas to see in our online shop.

Chill Pills – Mini Bath Bombs

Fizzy, bubbly mini bath bombs to blissfully wind down the day with. Run a warm bath, turn down the lights, light one of our scented candles and run a warm bath, next drop a mini bath bomb or two into the bath and let your loved one relax away the day listening to soothing music.

Valentine’s Day Chill Bath Bombs

Pink Rose and Carnation Soap Flower Bouquet

Pink Rose and Carnation Soap Flower Bouquet

Romantic Candleholder – Twin Hearts Flower

We have various heart shaped romantic Valentine’s day candle holders, There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart for that special person. Simply light them and use in the bathroom with our amazing assortment of fantastic bath bombs or why not cook something delicious for an evening meal and have the candle holders as a romantic table centrepiece.

Romantic Valentine Day Heart Candle Holder

Midnight Rose Soy Pot of Fragrance Candles

Natural, smoother fragrance and long burning time, to last all evening and beyond! A candle in a reusable glass jar with a cork lid that has been specially made for Affinity Made By Hand shop. These soy candles don’t cost the earth nor do they contain any harmful ingredients, unlike paraffin candles that are the most commonly found in shops.

Guaranteed a minimum 3% fragrance level, long burning (approx 20 hours) and a genuinely environmentally friendly product.

Soy Pot of Fragrance Candles

Pink Rose Live, Laugh, Love Wall Clock

You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back. The same for this round wooden shabby chic clock with a vintage rose design, never lose your loved one or time again. With a ‘Live, Laugh, Love‘ motto. One of the many beautiful chic wall clocks we have. Powered by one AA size battery (not included). Approximate Dimensions for this clock are H34 x W34 x D3 (cm).

Pink Rose Live, Laugh, Love Wall Clock

Where there is love, there is life

Hand Crafted Double Angel Wing & Heart

If your loved one is the answer to every prayer that you’ve offered, take a look at these Beautiful Hand Carved Angel Wings. Hand Carved with a vintage style in distressed wood.

These pretty angel wings make a lovely gift, they look pretty hanging on a wall or door or even propped up on a shelf. At the back, they are painted with blackboard paint so you can use chalks to write lovely messages on. Perfect for a Valentine’s Day gift.

Hand Crafted Wooden Angel Wing and Heart Valentine Gifts

Valentine’s Gifts For Him

We have lots of loved up gift ideas to show that special man in your life just how much you care about them. While it’s true men can be quite tricky to think up of gift ideas to give him on Valentine’s day, we have a few suggestions to get you going. After all, perhaps there is truth in the saying “the heart has its reasons which reason knows not.”

Abstract Lovers Kissing

You never know what life will throw at you these days, hopefully not your valentine’s present! So perhaps the best thing is to hold onto in life is each other. A lovely sustainable wood hand carved fair trade abstract figure of Lovers Kissing.

These wooden carved figures come in light and dark shades with the natural grain of the wood visible. Each figurine is individually hand carved and hence no two wood carvings are the same. Too many different designs to show here so head on to our shop pages for the full collection.

Abstract Lovers Kissing-Hand Made

Gecko Balance Wine Holder

We know you will drink sensibly with these balanced wine holders keeping your bottles safe, they are a great talking point for a romantic dinner table setting. The wooden Balance Wine Holder is made from natural fair trade and sustainable wood, it delightfully balances on any flat surface balancing a single bottle of your favourite wine.

Our wooden balanced wine bottle holders (sadly wine bottle not included) come in various designs, though are selling out fast. If you are lucky to buy one raise your glass…”Sláinte agus táinte!”

Gecko Balance wooden Wine Holder

Sitting Chicken Set

As Plato, the ancient Greek philosopher said “Every heart sings a song, incomplete until another heart whispers back.” well nows the time to whisper sweet nothings in his ear when you give him this unique gift of a wooden chicken set. Ideal for sitting on a shelf or worktop. Ethically sourced, fair trade, handcrafted and Hand Carved. A lovely set that will look great in any home complimenting any décor.

Sitting Chicken Set-Wood Hand Carved

When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too

More Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas in our shop and website

This Is Just A Tiny Selection Of unique Gift Ideas out of our huge stock that we have, too many to mention in this article. We have new items arriving daily and remember no two items are exactly alike due to the hand made nature.

A lot of items are selling out fast so if you like something and want it, go for it or wait till the new stock of something uniquely different comes in. Happy Valentines Day to you all from the Affinity Made By Hand team in Portumna.

Lá Fhéile Valintín Shona