Romance baskets are perfect for Valentines Day, getaways, anniversary celebrations, honeymoon gifts and date nights. They can even be used at home behind closed bedroom doors once the kids are asleep. It’s great because it only takes a little bit of time to put it together. Most of the items can be bought at discount stores or found in your own stash. No excuses, it’s time to get romantic!
- 1 bottle of your favorite beverage. I like sparkling apple cider.
- 2 plastic champagne flutes
- 1 candle
- 1 body lotion
- 1 body wash or bath salts
- Rose petals, which you can sprinkle in a bath, or make a heart on the bed. Who wouldn’t love to lay in a bed full of rose petals?
- Most of all, some chocolate!
Get creative. Romance hat boxes and romance totes can be filled with these goodies too, so use what you have.
Don’t forget the romantic music. I created a romance playlist on my iTunes that’s always ready to go!
Give it away. Also, if you’re giving a romance basket as a gift, wrap it up with shrink wrap and finish off with a bow. I add a pretty tag which you can download for free here.
Don’t let your budget stop you from being creatively romantic with your spouse. Believe me, once you make your romance basket, you’ll want to use it over and over again.
Blessings and Shalom,
This article is an excerpt from my new resource pack, Happily Ever After: A Marriage Guide to Keep the Romance Alive. Filled with romance ideas and free printables.
How do you keep the romance going in your marriage? Share your ideas in the comments below.