Homemade and recycled Valentine’s gift ideas

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Tired of the same old Valentine’s gifts? Fed up with the expense? Treating a loved one this Valentine’s Day doesn’t need to be about clichés – and it certainly doesn’t need to break the bank.

At First Utility we put our energy into lowering gas and electricity prices so you can put more energy into doing what you love – be it creative crafts, ballroom dancing or even competitive dog grooming!

There’s plenty of quirky gifts you can make yourself using recycled materials and bits and pieces from around the house, so you can show some love while showing the planet some love with the energy you’ll save. Have a flick through our collection to find homemade gift ideas you’re sure to fall in love with.

 

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