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5 unconventional gifts for Valentine's Day

Running out of ways to say Happy Valentine's? Perhaps it's time to retire those tacky roses and go for the unconventional, but no less romantic, route.

FOR THE PHOTOGRAPHY ENTHUSIAST

Show you care about his or her hobby with this mobile "photo studio". The Epson L805 photo printer is a 6-colour ink tank system photo printer that enables wireless printing from the smartphone - at low costs and a speedy printing speed of 12 sec per photo. Don't forget to print a couple of #vday2016 photos! The L805 retails at $449 and is available at all authorised retailers. 

FOR THE CRAFTY PARTNER

Here's a fun folding kit for your creative other half. It's also something you can do together! Designed by Dutch brand Assembli, each kit consists of three large posters, glue, a folding lath, and all the information you need to put this large, paper wall trophy together. This Paper Animal Sculpture Kit is available at Deer Industries, for $59.90.

FOR THE SUPER-COOK

Food is a universal love language, and if you and your significant other take this as seriously as Le Creuset, you’ll love their heart-shaped, cast iron casserole. This Valentine’s Day piece comes with matching stoneware ramekins – perfect for breakfast in bed or dessert. Get it at Le Creuset counters in Robinsons The Heeren, for $569.

FOR THE BAKER OR SWEET TOOTH

These handmade dessert kits by Muji are so simple, they do not even require the use of ovens. Simply combine the cake mix with required ingredients and follow the steps - you can "bake" it for your significant other or let them have all the fun. Pictured is the Handmade Doughnut-shaped Chocolates, priced at $12.90. There are also handmade kits for brownies, marshmellow chocolate bars, and strawberry gateau chocolate options.

FOR THE DRAMATIC

What is more over-the-top than a giant pretzel you can lounge on? This inflatable floater will be a hit during pool parties, and when you're done, hang it up on the wall! Buy it on HipVan for $48.60.

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