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5 Fun Gifts for Anti-Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is the one date in the calendar year dedicated to romance, flowers, and general mush but it's definitely not for everyone. As Shakespeare said, 'the course of true love never did run smooth' so if your love life has run off course, the one thing you can rely on is your girl mates. February 13th has been dubbed 'Palentine's Day', a day to celebrate your strongest friendships and the special pals in your life. More and more people are celebrating 'Anti-Valentine's' on February 14th if they're against the romantic sentiment. There's more going on in February than just the lovey dovey, so take time to celebrate all kinds of love and the friends you take for granted.  Whichever day you...

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5 Unique Valentines Gifts For Boyfriends And Husbands

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, buying a gift for the man in your life always poses a dilemma! What to buy the man that has it all? What to buy for your love that isn't tacky, pink themed or going to fall apart with a day or two? Luckily we have a range of premium products made from ethical materials that will offer both longevity and style. Take a look... Valentines Wood Gift Hamper Boyfriend or Husband = £45 This wooden Valentine's Hamper is full of love related items ideal for the most amorous day of the year. Create a personalised keyring that he can carry with him at all times and then the box can be re-used to store...

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Valentine's Day Hamper Giveaway

Roll up, roll up! It's Prize Draw time and here's something really special for lovers or friends out there. Valentine's Day is just round the corner and we love a good love or friendship story here at Create Gift Love, so if you'd like the opportunity of winning a set of his and hers 'Little Box of Love' Hampers then continuing reading. All you need to do to enter is comment upon this blog post telling us in a few words why your love or friendship story is the best! Simple! The winner will be selected at random on Friday 10th February, 2017. Entries must be received by 23.59GMT on Thursday 9th February, 2017. Good luck!  Create Gift Love Team...

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24 Days Of Christmas Giveaway

So the Christmas 2016 countdown has officially begun! And since we love the festive season here in our little Santa's workshop, we've decided to give a prize away a day on the run up to the 25th December. Ho, ho, ho!  Each day we will be selecting a winner at random to receive one of our on-trend hashtag magnets as seen in the picture above. Magnets will also be selected at random to be sent to the lucky winners. All you need to do for a chance of winning is like our Facebook/Instagram page and then write the corresponding day in the comments section below. i.e To win a prize on the 1st December, like our Facebook/Instagram page and then...

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The rise of Halloween

Halloween, or as it's traditionally known 'All Hallows' Eve', is thought to have originated from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to warn off roaming ghosts. This day marked the end of summer and the beginning of the dark, cold winter, a time of year that was often associated with human death. The Celts believed that on this night the boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead became blurred. Nowadays, Halloween has evolved into a community-based event characterised by child-friendly activities such as trick-or-treating. With a huge influence from the USA, a quarter of all sweets sold annually in the US is at Halloween, the concept of trick-or-treating was re-born in the...

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Have you got what it takes to be a Product Tester?

We thrive on product development here at Create Gift Love and it's of paramount importance to us that we create beautiful gifts that appeal to our core consumers, as well pushing the boundaries in style and innovation. Therefore we are putting a call out to anyone who wants to get a first-hand look at what we do and offer their creative advice on potential products coming to market. We're looking for someone to give their opinion on colour, shape, typography and a variety of other variables involved in the making of our products. What's more, you'll occasionally get to keep the samples that we need you to test at home! In return we'd like you to share and upload 'sneak...

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Autumn Photo Competition

Roll up, roll up! As we approach the beautiful autumnal season we're running an exciting photo competition to see all of the stunning images that inspire you. This might be your kids jumping in puddles, leaves falling from the trees or something more sinister like Halloween! The winner will receive a set of 6 x wooden leaves as per the image above with either a choice of photos or a printed pattern on them. These look beautiful when arranged on a wall and come complete with 3D adhesive pads for easy fixing. Here's how to enter: Upload a photo that makes you think of autumn. Post onto Facebook, Twitter or Instagram tagging @creategiftlove and using the hashtag #autumnCGL. Once you've...

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A day in the life of a real prize draw winner's wedding

We recently ran our biggest ever Prize Draw worth £600 for a chance to win a complete personalised Wedding Styling Package for one lucky bride. Here we catch up with Kirsty Macpherson, our winner picked at random, to find out more about her special day and how she went about winning this awesome prize. When and where was your wedding?  Our wedding was Monday 25th July 2016 at The Vu, Bathgate.  Tell us about your venue and why you decided upon that location? The Vu is a beautiful venue which is specifically hired for weddings. We got married in the Waterlily Room which has a beautiful, modern aesthetic with full length glass panel windows looking out over the water.  After...

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Win-A-Prize-A-Day August Bank Holiday Bonanza

***THIS PRIZE DRAW IS NOW CLOSED, SEE WINNER'S NAMES BELOW***  Hooray for bank holiday this coming weekend! We all love an extra day off work and to make it even better we are giving away one prize per day for the next five days to five lucky winners. Each day we will be releasing a new prize, all you need to do for a chance of winning is like our Facebook/Instagram page and then write the corresponding day of the week in the comment box below this blog post. i.e To win Monday's prize, like our Facebook/Instagram page and then write MONDAY in the comments below on Monday. For Friday's chance of winning, like our Facebook/Instagram page and write FRIDAY on...

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