Everyone knows a bouquet of flowers is the classic, go-to Valentine’s gift, and while they are beautiful and romantic, a week later, they are just a memory. Here are 10 thoughtful ways to still give flowers, but also give something that will stick around a little bit longer.
Botanical No. 5510 1 of 10This unbelievably beautiful fine art print of deep aubergine peonies would make anyone swoon.
From Etsy $30
Rose Print Thank You Notes 2 of 10Treat your mom or sister to sweet rose printed thank you notes. (Doesn't it seem like you never have any when you need them?)
From Kate Spade $20 for 10
Cath Kidston Rose Scented Drawer Liners 3 of 10These vintage looking scented drawer liners are a fun little luxury that would make every day feel more special.
From John Lewis £10
Petite Yellow Rosebud Earrings 4 of 10Since yellow roses are a symbol of joy and friendship, these would be a perfect unexpected gift for a friend this Valentine's Day.
Pom Pom Flower 5 of 10This little pom pom flower would be so much fun to wear on Valentine's Day.
From Bando $15
2012 Botanical Calendar 6 of 10Even though we're already a month into 2012, it's not too late to pick up this pretty calendar which would make your flowers last a whole year.
From Rifle Paper Co. $28
Craspedia Cluster in White 7 of 10If you can't get away from a bouquet, how about something a bit more unexpected, like these beautifully preserved Craspedias, which will last months longer than a fresh bouquet.
From Etsy $55
Wildflower Sash 8 of 10This flower sash is a long time favorite of mine.
From J.Crew $25
Glam Organza Flower 9 of 10This gorgeous flower makes a bold statement—and also comes in white for a softer look.
From Bando $55
Bloom Fine Art Photograph 10 of 10If deep dark colors aren't your style, this ethereal pink peony would be a great alternative
From Etsy $25