Gift Guide: Valentine’s Day Gifts For Her

Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite holidays here at The Stationery Loft.  Regardless of whether you are single or in a relationship, Valentine’s Day is a great day to show the women in your life how much they mean to you.  It’s the perfect time to recognize and appreciate everything your mothers, grandmothers, daughters, sisters, aunts, and best friends do for you on a daily basis.  From sweet-smelling candles to gorgeous personalized stationery, there’s something on this list for all the special ladies in your life.  Keep scrolling for a list of 10 charming Valentine’s Day gifts, curated by The Stationery Loft.

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1. Lifetime Candles, for the love that just keeps burning – These gorgeous candles are handcrafted in Arkansas and their decorative interiors will never fade, making it a gift to be enjoyed year after year.  The refillable glass candle is filled with smokeless, odorless paraffin and the fiberglass wick never needs replacing.

2. Kendra Scott Rayne Necklace, for the fashionista in your life –  This trendy necklace should be a staple in every fashion-conscious closet.  The playful tassel pendant is sure to glean many compliments and will soon become your girl’s go-to accessory.

3. Eccolo Journal, for creative writers – Eccolo is a big name in the journal world, known for quality paper and classic designs.  This gorgeous watercolor journal, complete with an inspiring gold foil quote, is perfect for anyone who loves to jot down their thoughts on the go.

4. Rifle Paper Greeting Cards,  for the expression of your love – Rifle Paper greeting cards feature a variety of hand-painted illustrations and are the perfect addition to any Valentine’s Day gift.

5. Lilly Pulitzer Passport Cover, for your favorite travel partner – Tell her you’ll follow her anywhere with this colorful passport cover.  Pair it with a couple of plane tickets to your favorite romantic spot and spend Valentine’s Day in paradise this year.

6. Rosanna Trinket Dish, for all her nicknacks – With 24 karat gold embellishments and a playful heart shape, this trinket tray will charm every girl’s heart.  Add a red or pink vinyl monogram to show her you picked it out JUST for her.  Or, better yet, drop a ring on it and ask her to be yours for ever.

7. Mantra Band Bracelets, for the girl who wears her heart on her sleeve – These dainty, elegant bracelets are the perfect complement to virtually every outfit.  Wearing her Mantra Band every day will be a daily reminder to stay optimistic and remember that she is loved.

8. Mariposa Photo Frames, for your favorite memories with your favorite lady – Display your favorite photo in this recycled Sandcast Aluminum frame.  These frames come with a variety of cute phrases and hold a 5×7 photo.  Our favorite is “Live, Laugh, Love”.

9. Nam’s Bits Bitesized Cookies, for your sweetie’s sweet tooth – these delicious miniature cookies from the Oh, Sugar! Sweet Company will surely satisfy your sweet tooth.  The cookies come packaged in pint and quart mason jars, and small 5 oz cello bags.  Each package is wrapped with a colorful bow and sealed with a festive sticker.

10. S’well Stainless Steel Bottle in Bikini Pink, for eco-conscious girly girls – S’well was launched with a mission to rid the world of plastic bottles.  These gorgeously crafted bottles keep liquids cold for 24 hours and hot for 12.  The company is also a proud supporter of many charities, including UNICEF, American Forests, and Drink Up, so she can make the world a better place with every sip.

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Gift Guide: Valentine’s Day Gifts For Him

We can’t forget our favorite men on Valentine’s Day!  February 14th is sometimes so female-focused that our boyfriends, fathers, brothers, grandfathers, uncles and sons sometimes go by the wayside. Make your favorite boys feel special this Valentine’s Day with these awesome gifts from the Stationery Loft.  From stylish bowties to beer cap wall art, these gifts are sure to remind the men in your life how much you care about them.

Keep scrolling for a list of 10 manly Valentine’s Day gifts, curated by The Stationery Loft.

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1. Midori Traveler’s Notebook, for the man on the go – This flexible leather notebook can be customized with dozens of different inserts.  From calendars to graph paper and everything in between, Midori’s classic Traveler’s Notebook will fit perfectly into the pocket on his pants or shirt to help him stay organized on the go.

2. Beer Cap Maps USA Wall Art, for his favorite man cave – This wooden wall art is handcrafted by artists in Madison, Wisconsin.  Each piece securely holds over 100 beer bottle caps.  The company also carries wine cork wall art, in case your man happens to prefer a glass of wine.

3. Corkcicle Chillsner, for the spontaneous beer enthusiast – Fill the Chillsner with water and pop it in the freezer for 45 minutes.  Press it securely into the opening of your beer bottle to create a tight seal, so he can enjoy a cold brew whenever his heart desires.

4. Bird Dog Bay Bow Tie, to put some prep in his step – These colorful silk ties are the perfect addition to basically any outfit.  From shotgun shells to Labrador retrievers, the fun designs are sure to put a smile on his face.

5. Corkcicle Whiskey Wedge, to take off the edge – Designed to melt slower than traditional ice cubes, your man can say goodbye to watered down whiskey with this inventive gift.  Simply place the silicone form over the glass, fill with water, and freeze for at least 4 hours.  When you remove the form, the glass will contain a perfect wedge of ice, and he will be ready to enjoy his favorite spirits.

6. Toffee To Go, for your sweetie’s sweet tooth – This award-winning, handmade toffee has been featured in magazines and is one of Oprah’s favorite gifts.   Each batch is made from the original family recipe using only the finest natural ingredients.  Pick up a box of this crunchy, chocolate-covered toffee to satisfy your man’s sugar cravings!

7. HButler Orbit Phone and Key Finder, for the forgetful friend – This nifty gift attaches to your keys or other valuables and allows you to locate them at any time using the free mobile app.  With a high volume speaker, separation alert, and replaceable battery, he will never be late again because he “couldn’t find his (insert here)”.

8. Poo-Poouri Master Crapsman Gift Box, for the handyman in your life – Spritz Poo-Pourri in the toilet bowl before you go. A natural blend of essential oils will create a film on the surface of the water, trapping odors under the surface.  Now he can sit on his throne all day long, with no evidence that he was ever there.

9. Lamy Safari Fountain Pen, for the romantic writer – The Safari is Lamy’s bestselling fountain pen.  With a classic design, excellent ergonomics, and a comfortable grip, it’s no wonder why this pen is so popular.  The writer has the ability to easily change the nib size and refill the pen with any brand of ink.  He is sure to use this fountain pen for years to come.  The Lamy Safari comes in many colors, but our favorite is the classic black.

10. Duke Cannon Soap Brick, for the manliest of men – “This soap product is designed to meet the high standards of hard working men who want to get clean and smell good without using feminine shower gels and accessories.  This product is modeled after the rough cut, “brick” style of soap used by GIs during the Korean War and is manufactured in the same plant that was the primary supplier of military soap for over 20 years.” – Duke Cannon.  We couldn’t have said it better than Duke Cannon himself!

Welcome to our new blog!

Welcome to The Bubbly Chandelier, the official lifestyle blog for The Stationery Loft, a paper and gift boutique in Lakeland, Florida.  This is our first blog post since moving in to our beautiful new space in the heart of the downtown area!  We are so excited to use this blog as a platform to share new products, gorgeous designs, and breaking news in the stationery world with our customers.

We will also occasionally throw add a little local Lakeland flare to our blog posts.  We love to support our fellow small businesses, and will be featuring new shops, restaurants, and gems around town.  Look out for our Valentine’s Day post to see some of our favorite Polk County date night spots.

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