Made With Love! 5 Bespoke Gifts You Can Make For Your Valentine

One-of-a-kind gifts you won’t find at a mall.

By Annie Tan      10 February 2021
Photo: Crafune

She’s a Keeper

Instead of getting her the latest It bag, why not make her one at Crafune Leather Crafing Workshop? Depending on her style, choose from options such as the trendy bucket bag, versatile tote or a cute cardholder. Working with basic leather crafting tools, you will be personally scoring, cutting, gluing, lining and burnishing the leather to create her perfect arm candy. Further personalise it by hot-stamping your names or initials onto it.

$79 to $690 (depending on your choice of workshop) for 180 minutes or longer at 38a Haji Lane, #02-01, Tel: 8218 4223, daily.

Glow of Love

Cook up her go-to stress antidote with ingredients from your very own kitchen. To create an aromatic Brown Sugar Body Scrub, simply mix half a cup of brown sugar; half a cup of coconut, olive, jojoba, grapeseed or almond oil; and two drops of pure essential oil. The brown sugar will gently slough off dead cells, and the essential oils will lift her spirits. Pick from romantic floral notes such as neroli, geranium or ylang ylang; or relaxing citrus notes such as bergamot and grapefruit. Store your bespoke scrub in a mason jar, and write a personalised message to inspire and encourage her on long, tiring days.

Have you ever made your love a gift for Valentine’s Day? Tell us how it went at magnsman@sph.com.sg!

Main photo: Crafune


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