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7 Amazing Ways To Give A Valentine's Day Gift
Did you know giving surprise gifts increases your happiness?
Giving gifts is as old as love itself!
The art of gift giving and wrapping gifts dates back centuries to Asia, wrapping gifts in hemp, bamboo fibers, and rice straw. In China, red wrapping paper is good luck!
One of the best parts of gift giving is wrapping it. There's the anticipation of waiting for the receiver to open it.
The curiosity. Wondering what's inside. Shaking the gift box. Untying the bow. Making a first impression.
And giving surprise gifts deepens and brightens the relationship for you and the recipient. Some of your happiest memories likely contain a surprise gift.
Valentine's Day is almost here!
Now is a perfect time to surprise your Valentine with a special gift.
A fun wrapped present. You feel good giving the gift. Your special someone feels delighted in the surprise.
1. Turn A Box Of Chocolates Into A Beautiful Surprise
Two gifts in one! The gift recipient thinks it's a box of chocolate. When they open the box, there is a second surprise. First, you eat a piece of chocolate. Then place a piece of jewelry, like a pearl bracelet, inside the chocolate box.
2. Try The Mouse Box Surprise
Do you know someone afraid of (loves) mice? Surprise your friend (or enemy) with a charming, realistic, but fake rat in gift box. Hide a gift card to your special Valentine's favorite store under the cute little furry friend. At first they are shocked. Then delighted by the amazing gift card. (Available at www.TheGiftedRat.com)
3. Roll A Big Ball Of Plastic Wrap Surprise
Roll plastic around the surprise gift, like a tie or golf balls. Add a box of Sweet Hearts, a candy bar, M&M's, lip balm, or other small items while making the plastic wrap ball. The reward will be watching your Valentine unwrap all the goodies to get to the ultimate surprise
4. Fill Cardboard Box Full of Balloons To Hide A Gift
Do you love popping balloons? Fill a cardboard box with balloons. Instruct your Valentine to pop all the balloons to find the gift buried at the bottom. A fun game to get the gift.
5. Hollow A Book Gift Box
Take an old hard cover book. With an exacto knife cut a large hole through the center of the pages. Place a secret gift inside.
6. Make A Cereal Box A Surprise Inside BoxBefore your Valentine eats breakfast, hide a gift, like a pair of kitty socks inside the cereal box. When the cereal pours out, the present falls into the bowl.
7. Disguise A Gift In A Soup Can
Use a can opener to remove the bottom of the can. Empty the can. Wash it out. Hide a stuffed teddy bear inside. Hot glue the bottom back on. Wrap the can in tissue paper and a bow.
When you're ready to give your special gift, post a picture on Instagram using hashtag #TheGiftedRat. Or email your picture to info@TheGiftedRat.com. We'd love to see what you create!
The Gifted Rat