WHAT TO BUY YOUR SWEETHEART

5TH FEBRUARY 2017

Valentine’s Day is not far off and cupid may need a little help finding the perfect gift or creating a romantic night out. The South Granville neighbourhood is your Valentine’s shopping and dining destination. Find everything from certificates to spend time at spas and salons, to unique art and gourmet gifts, to award-winning, romantic restaurants. With so many Valentine’s Day activities and gift ideas to choose from, you’ll find plenty of things for couples giving treats to each other, and singles treating themselves and friends alike.

We can definitely feel that love is in the air, so we wanted to give you a little hand in finding the right gift. Here are 26 ideas for what to buy your sweetheart.

 


 

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MUSIC IS LOVE

ATKINSON’S
1501 West 6th Avenue

The heart is a universal symbol of love. This Red Heart Sculpture, designed by Elton John and Lalique, was created in love in a limited edition of 499 to raise funds for a charitable foundation.

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MINI HEART COCOTTE

LE CREUSET
2997 Granville Street

Surprise your loved ones with sweet treats baked in the cleverly designed mini Heart Cocotte. This miniature casserole is ideal for baking desserts, appetizers or side dishes.

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JE T’AIME SCULPTURAL ART

POTTERY BARN
2600 Granville Street

Love is the same in any language, but Pottery Barn spelled I love you in French for an extra touch of romance. Hand made of aluminum with a gold finish.

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FILL IN THE LOVE JOURNAL

ANTHROPOLOGIE
2912 Granville Street

112 pages to record your responses to various prompts and fill-in-the-blanks with affectionate, witty sentiments to be read and treasured by your beloved.

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JUST MY TYPE

INDIGO GRANVILLE
2505 Granville Street

Show your love with a darling mug. The Valentine’s Expressions mug is designed in crisp white with a bright pink glaze at the interior and features a sweet motif that reads, “You’re Just My Type.” Its generously sized and makes a fun, feel-good gift for your special someone.

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CROWN YOUR PRINCE OR PRINCESS

RESTORATION HARDWARE
2555 Granville Street

Let your special prince or princess know that you hold them in high regard by giving them their very own crown. With prominent symbols – such as spires and fleur-de-lys – and glass jewels, these reproductions of 19th-century originals are works of art unto themselves.

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CHOCOLATE ROSE

DANIEL LE CHOCOLAT BELGE
2820 Granville Street

A solid chocolate rose foiled on a stem. Wrapped like a real rose in cello and a ribbon at your local neighbourhood store. Available in singles or create an entire bouquet.

The perfect gift idea for your Secret Valentine.

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DIAMOND RING

MJ JEWELLERS
2832 Granville Street

An exquisite handmade 19k White Gold, Tanzanite and Diamond Ring will go a long way in sharing your feelings for her.

Jewellery is an enduring symbol of love.

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BLISS DOWN-FILLED LOVESEAT

WEST ELM VANCOUVER
2947 Granville Street

Cuddle up in total bliss. Whitewashed solid ash legs, a deep, single-seat cushion and subtly flared arms make the Bliss Loveseat perfect for visiting with friends and family, cuddling up to watch a movie at home, or for catching a mid-afternoon nap.

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ORIGINAL ART

ELISSA CRISTALL GALLERY
2239 Granville Street

Start or add to their art collection with a unique piece of original artwork. A gift your loved one will cherish for years to come.

Pictured: Anda Kubis, Construct II, archival digital print, 30″ x 30″, ed./3

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ROMANTIC DINNER
OR CELEBRATE WITH FRIENDS

SIENA RESTAURANT
1485 West 12th Avenue

The room, aglow in saffron, wood and burnt siena tones, is the perfect setting for a romantic Valentine’s dinner or a celebration of love with friends and family. They say that a way to a person’s heart is through their stomach.

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ROMANCE THEIR SWEET TOOTH

CHEESECAKE ETC.
2141 Granville Street

Night time dessert café – open 7pm to 1 am, 7 days a week. Different styles of cheesecake, with et ceteras like hot cider, cappuccinos and live piano.

The best cheesecake in the world!

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ANTIQUE CUT GLASS

VERANDAH ANTIQUES
2410 Granville Street

Toast your Valentine with a selection of antique cut glass. A gift destined to become a family heirloom.

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A GIFT FOR BODY AND SOUL

MIRAJ HAMMAM SPA
1495 West 6th Avenue

Considered one of Vancouver’s best spas, send your loved one on a soothing and rejuvenating afternoon or evening in this exotic oasis. Gift certificates available.

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INDIGO GRANVILLE
2505 Granville Street

Send your kids off to school with these magical Valentine’s Day note cards! This die-cut, flat card set includes four different charming designs with a loveable message printed on the back. A sheet of stickers is also included for some extra fun.

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TEA FOR TWO

GOODGE PLACE
1523 West 8th Avenue

The beautiful I-ware tea and coffee service collection. Classic, fun, modern and tres chic!

Fine white porcelain.

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GOURMET GIFTS FOR KIDS

POTTERY BARN KIDS
2933 Granville Street

Encourage your sous chef’s creativity and individuality in the kitchen with this Valentine-themed apron.

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HEART DECORATIVE PILLOW

POTTERY BARN KIDS
2933 Granville Street

Designed for someone who’s all heart, this iconic pillow draws the eye and lifts the spirit.

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A LASTING FLORAL BOUQUET

EQ3
2526 Granville Street

Good times are tucked inside. Made with 100% cotton, this pillowcase adds a little imagination to the living room, bedroom, or office. Perfect to share with good company.

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DECLARE YOUR LOVE

POTTERY BARN
2600 Granville Street

Using simple typography, the sentiment expressed in this artwork makes a bold yet sweet statement. Includes plexiglas front, quality construction of wood molding and foam core with a paper backing.

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FASHION GIFT CARDS

DIANE’S LINGERIE
2950 Granville Street

Diane’s Lingerie gift cards fit every time!

The perfect gift!

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THE GIFT OF GOOD STYLE

UNION SALON
3149 Granville Street

A day of pampering is always a good gift idea. Spoil your Valentine with a new style. Pictured: Stunning sandalwood balayage colour correction from level 2 box colour by Stylist Amber Beckjord.

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THE GIFT OF FASHION

PLUM CLOTHING CO
2799 Granville Street

Take her shopping and help her refresh her wardrobe with a dress from the Plum Resort and Spring 2017 Collection. Fashion designed in Vancouver for work to the weekend.

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NICE SHOES!

WANT APOTHECARY
2956 Granville Street

A gift of designer fashion for your Valentine is always in style. WANT Apothecary’s neighbourly retail experience is a unique mix of international fashion brands.

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A BEAUTIFUL BOUQUET

GIF GRANVILLE ISLAND FLORIST
3050 Granville Street

You can never go wrong with flowers. Treat any Valentine to a single rose or a beautiful bouquet of flowers and you are guaranteed to get a big smile, a loving hug, and even possibly a big kiss in return.

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FOR THE LOVE OF COFFEE

TREES ORGANIC COFFEE
1598 West Broadway

Treat your Valentine to an afternoon in the South Granville neighbourhood with a stop at Trees Organic for their great tasting coffee, delicious cheesecake, fresh house-made baked goods and sandwiches.

 

Cheesecake Etc photo (pictured above) by Dennis the Foodie.