Shopping for Valentine’s Day is never easy—and, honestly, finding the best Valentine’s gifts for her has some added pressure. Because the truth is this could set the tone for this nascent year. And I’m sure you want it to be a good one.
And, while the thought certainly does count, it’s important to invest more than just, uh, thought when looking for things to get your girlfriend or wife for Valentine’s Day. That could go over badly—very badly. And no one wants that. Least of all you.
So, whether you’re looking for cheap Valentine’s gifts for her, small Valentine’s gifts for her, cute things to get your girlfriend for Valentine’s day, non-cheesy Valentine’s day gifts for her, or simply the best Valentine’s Day ideas for her—there’s options for everyone!
So, without further ado, here are both the best Valentine’s day gifts for your girlfriend or wife and the best Valentine’s Day ideas for her in general.
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Best Valentine’s Gifts for Her Under $20
We’re about to prove that the best Valentine’s gifts for her don’t have to cost an arm and a leg. And, while having some cash to burn definitely helps, investing some time into finding the perfect Valentine’s present for her will go a long way! Whether you’re looking for cheap Valentine’s gifts for her or small Valentine’s gifts for her, there’s a little bit of everything for you if you’re on a budget. Here are our favorite things to get your girlfriend for Valentine’s Day under $20!
Valentine’s Day Heart Handmade Soap
Small, resplendent, and reminiscent of childhood’s spent exchanging candy hearts, this Valentine’s candy heart soap is the kind of gift you’ll want to give someone who could stand to regain some of that childhood wonderment. And, honestly, they’re pretty cool.
Redolent of those same candy hearts, each jar contains 18 mini hearts in a pastel assortment. With this in her bathroom, her days will be bookended by saccharine dreams. And, of course, the engraved messages don’t hurt.
Custom Valentine Box
Containing everything she needs to have her own spa day, this custom Valentine’s box is a gift that truly transcends its affordable price. And, even better, relaxation has never been this accessible—and we could all use a little decompression these days.
You can select between a wide variety of gift box options, and you can even choose the candle lid color. The soaps are handmade. This one is sure to win you some points. And, who knows, maybe you’ll get to try some of it out yourself!
100 Dates Scratch Off Poster
Perfect for that special someone who values experiences over material things, this 100 dates scratch off poster will truly inspire, and possibly reinvigorate, your dating life. And, as a bonus, this means you don’t have to plan out any dates for a while.
She just has to hang the poster up and scratch off one of the boxes in what is, in some ways, like a romantic lottery. And who knows what you guys will be doing! Cheese tasting? Horseback riding? This is a gift that will only prove to bolster your relationship.
Should you and your partner feel like Valentine’s Day is more of a competition, maybe this will be the ace you have up your sleeve. Because, well, it is a declaration of victory. Though who knows how far that will take you.
But, honestly, this jewelry tray will hopefully come in handy down the road when you—ahem—start buying actual jewelry. On it is printed the phrase: “I love you more. The End. I win.” And, if that’s your guys’ thing, then this is the gift for you!
I Love You Card, Handmade with Real Bamboo
Should you be like many people trying to find the perfect Valentine’s gift, then you probably aren’t exactly artistically inclined. And that’s OK. Because, with this handmade I Love You real bamboo wood card, you can kind of, like, cheat the system.
Laser cut and long lasting, this is the kind of gift that will immortalize your feelings for. Because, well, this is one of those cards that’ll probably stick around. And you don’t want anything lackluster living in perpetuity. You’ll never live it down. Trust me.
Best Valentine’s Gifts for Her Under $50
If nothing you’ve seen so far has cut it, don’t worry. We get it. This is, like, a holiday that carries way more weight and has far greater repercussions than others. OK—maybe that’s a bit dramatic. But, honestly, the point still stands. Whether you’re looking for non-cheesy Valentine’s gifts for her, cute things to get your girlfriend for Valentine’s day, or just unique Valentine’s gifts for your girlfriend, we’ve got you covered! Here are the best valentine’s presents for her that cost just a smidge more and are worth every extra penny.
Crystal “Box of Chocolates” Valentine’s Day Gift
Not everyone has a sweet tooth—but that doesn’t mean they don’t deserve heart-shaped-things, too. And, if you’re shopping for one such person, this crystal “Box of Chocolates” is the perfect gift. And let’s be honest: who wants chocolate when you can have crystals?
With the choice of including a handwritten, heartfelt (obvi) note, this will make for one of the memorable Valentine’s gifts you exchange. The box is specially made and metallic to keep these eight crystals safe. And the candy wrappers are, admittedly, a rad touch!
Valentine’s Day Candy Arrangement
And, on the opposite end of the spectrum, there are those who would prefer sweets over anything—and, honestly, that’s understandable, too. This awesome Valentine’s Day candy arrangement is so much more than just candy, though.
With the option of a plush animal for an extra charge, this trove of goodies will likely have your Valentine crashing from a sugar-high within hours. 30 pieces of valentine’s candy and a red felt heart aren’t all she’s getting; she’s also getting a Valentine’s tin.
Which, you know, could be used for anything if she’s imaginative. Maybe even re-gifted as a tin of beer and airport bottles of liquor if you play your cards right.
Birth Month Pressed Flower Necklace
Not everyone would be into this—but if your Valentine is into flowers, then this birth month pressed flower necklace is easily one of the most unique pieces of jewelry you can get this Valentine season.
With a different flower embodying each month’s spirit, this necklace is sure to serve as something much more significant than (what you probably see as) just a dead flower in a necklace. You just have to select the month, necklace length, and necklace material.
Perfect for water, wine, or whatever—this personalized tumbler is sure to become something more like a chalice. Because—let’s face it—who doesn’t want to have their name printed on something like this?
Just enter their name to have it included on the tumbler—but that’s not all she’s getting. Packaged in a kraft box with a personalized tag, note, and ribbon, this 12 ounce tumbler and gold diamond pen are sure to be appreciated.
Preserved Real Rose Gift Box
Literally everything movies have taught you (and I) that we ought to be getting on romance’s most sacrosanct day, this preserved real rose gift box with an I Love You necklace in one hundred different languages will leave you feeling like the leading man or woman in a Rom-Com.
Touted as the symbol of eternal and true love, the rose is real and fresh and, well, preserved. So I guess it’s kind of like a botanical mummy. Which might make it cooler for you to buy. More than just a necklace—this jewelry is also a projector. This is it!
Best Valentine’s Gifts for Her Under $100
So you’re not satisfied with anything we’ve listed so far. Well, truthfully, I think that’ll pay dividends down the road. And will probably avoid you having to, uh, temporarily relocate to the couch. So, if you’re wiling to spend a little extra this Valentine’s Day to make it truly special, we’re here to help you in that endeavor. After all, it’s the thought that counts, but you can actually count cash. So, whether you’re looking for unique Valentine’s presents for her, romantic Valentine’s presents for her, or even non-cheesy Valentine’s presents for her—we’ve got you covered. Here are our favorite gifts that might hurt your wallet but will be cheaper than a night or two in a hotel!
The Kissing Mugs
Cheesy in all the right ways, these kissing mugs will definitely win some points with her on Valentine’s Day itself, and also every morning you guys enjoy your coffee. Though, it should be noted, cheesiness is a war of attrition. And it might eventually wear you down.
With two different color pair options, blue/grey and red/tan, these porcelain mugs have hand applied glaze which gives them character. And even better than the lip-locking dishes is the fact that, when combined, they form a heart. This here is a winner.
Perfect for someone who loves to cook, this Kitchen Closed stove cover is great for both electric glass and gas stoves. And, as an added bonus, this could very well be an indicator that you’re in the doghouse in the future—so you’ll at least be ready.
With a wide variety of finishes available, these stove covers can be made to fit into any aesthetic. The felt bottom is there to prevent scratching, as are the multiple handle options. Handmade and wooden, this might be just what your, or her, home is missing.
Chanel Cross body Wallet
A true icon of fashion, this Chanel cross body wallet is the perfect gift for someone who likes the finer things. And, best of all, it’s upcycled (from an authentic Chanel product), which means it’s environmentally friendly (and, most importantly, bank account friendly).
Repurposed from a blotting tissue case, this wallet comes with chain and can hold up to three cards. One of the more unique gifts you can get them, it also comes with a Chanel velvet pouch, a Chanel draw string bag, a Chanel gift box, and a Chanel greeting card.
Personalized Kitchen Utensil Holder
Every instrument needs a holster—and that’s exactly what this personalized kitchen utensil holder offers. Perfect for anyone who likes cooking, it’ll undoubtedly make their culinary endeavors a little easier and more organized.
Choosing the secondary and primary colors isn’t the only personalization this gift offers—you can also have their initials monogrammed, and you can choose the font and design of the monogram. This is something she probably didn’t even know she wanted.
Long Distance Touch Bracelet Set
Should you be celebrating Valentine’s Day apart, this long distance touch bracelet set is the perfect gift for any long distance couple. This is the kind of gift that’ll make them feel like they’re right there with you, and vise versa.
All it takes is downloading an app, and then you can tap your bracelet to send vibrations whenever you’re thinking of them. You can send up to 10 taps in one message in varying rhythms if you guys are, like, into Morse Code.
Best Valentine’s Gifts for Her Over $100
So nothing has done it for you so far. Maybe you’re making amends or have to break some bad news (which makes it pre-emptive amend-making, I suppose). Or maybe you just really want to prove a point. Whatever the reason—we’re here for you. It’s clear that you’re not afraid of spending a nice chunk of change on the best and most luxurious Valentine’s Day gift. And, truthfully, we know that’s going go a long way. Because it gives you some leeway. And that’s always a good thing to have when Valentine’s Day shopping. Here are our favorite Valentine’s Day gifts for her that might give your accountant a brain aneurysm, but will be so worth it!
A Custom Portrait
If you’re looking to splash out on a truly sentimental and timeless gift, then consider commissioning a custom portrait of you two!
There are tons of talented artists out there who can create portraits for you in every style based on a photo – so be sure to pick a photo you know she loves for the perfect Valentine’s Day keepsake.
Handmade Chef’s Knife Set
Ideal for any valentine who loves to cook, this gift idea is simply put: badass. This handmade chef’s knife set is the perfect gift for any kitchen. Just as useful when out camping as it is domestically, pretty much anyone would appreciate getting something this cool.
Fashioned out of copper, iron, Damascus steel, and wood—these handmade knives come in a beautiful leather kit, and their rosewood handles make for easy and secure gripping. Whether barbecuing or making something in the kitchen, these knives are perfect.
14k Gold Heart Locket
A little more conventional, this 14-karat gold heart locket is sure to be appreciated—especially if you go the extra mile and put something, I don’t know, meaningful inside. And, of course, it comes with an 18 inch gold filled chain.
Vintage, beautiful, simple, classic—whatever you want to call it. This piece has a romantic double heart design etched into it, which should convey everything you’re trying to convey. This one is a no brainer.
North Star Earrings
Perfect for someone who’s, well, into astronomy, these 14K gold starburst earrings are sure to be a hit. Because—let’s be honest—when has (tasteful and carefully selected) jewelry ever been poorly received?
Handmade out of rose gold, the gemstone is made from Zircon. The anchor of the northern sky—a true astronomical navigational aide—there’s plenty of symbolism you can take advantage of to really sell this one as everything you want it to be.
Leather Tote Bag
A little less, uh, flashy and quirky, this leather tote bag would be appreciated by virtually anyone because it goes with, well, virtually anything. Minimalist in design, there’s not much about this that you can dislike.
With a lined interior and zippered pocket for your phone and keys, this full grain cowhide leather tote bag even has a strong magnetic strap to close. So, if she’s not into the cheesiness and romance, this would be a perfect option that’ll last a lifetime!
Hopefully our list helped you find the Valentine’s gift for her you were looking for!
We’re confident we’ve provided you with a great and varied list of the best possible Valentine’s gifts for her. But, if we somehow didn’t list exactly what you were looking for, then hopefully we at least pointed you in the right direction.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions, comments, or concerns. This is, like, the Super Bowl for your relationship. Every date and event has led to this one date. You don’t want to show up unprepared. That’s not how champions are made.