Valentine’s Day is coming up, and if you’re like most people, you’re probably freaking out about what to get your partner. Chocolate and flowers are nice, but they can get pretty expensive—not to mention clichéd. If you’re looking for something a little more unique (and affordable), read on for 17 creative Valentines day gift ideas that will make your loved one feel special without breaking the bank. Happy Valentine’s Day!
1. A nice kitchen appliance or cookbook
Cooking is a great way to show your partner that you care. If your partner loves to cook, get them a nice kitchen appliance or cookbook for Valentine’s Day.
This will help them make delicious meals for you and your family. Plus, it will give you something fun to do together in the kitchen. With a little bit of effort, you can make your partner’s Valentine’s Day extra special this year.
2. They’re always cold, get them a nice warm blanket or scarf
If your loved one always seems to be cold, here’s the perfect gift idea: a warm blanket or scarf!
They’ll stay nice and toasty all winter long. Plus, it’s a practical present that they’re sure to use regularly. So if you want to keep your loved one warm and happy, get them a nice warm blanket or scarf this holiday season!
3. A Plane tickets to their favorite destination
If your loved one is always talking about their next great travel adventure, what are you waiting for?
Get them plane tickets to their favorite destination! Whether they love soaking up the sun on a beach, touring ancient ruins, or taking in the sights of a big city, there’s a perfect destination for them out there. So start packing your bags – your loved one is going to have an amazing time!
4. A piece of workout equipment or subscription to a fitness magazine
If you’re one of those couples that love staying active together, then you know that finding new and fun ways to work out can be tough. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!
This Valentine’s Day, why not get your loved one a new piece of workout equipment or a subscription to a fitness magazine? That way, you can stay active together all year long! Plus, it’s a great way to show them how much you care about their health and wellbeing. So what are you waiting for?
5. If they like to relax at home, get them a nice scented candle
There’s no denying that relationships are hard work. But that doesn’t mean you can’t show your loved one how much you appreciate them with a few small tokens of your affection.
Why not get them a new set of cozy pajamas, or some scented candles to make their home smell nice? Whatever you do, just make sure it shows how much you care.
6. If they love spending time outdoors, get them a new set of hiking boots or a camping tent
If your loved one is always talking about how much they enjoy going out and exploring nature, then get them a new set of hiking boots or a camping tent for this year’s Valentine’s Day.
Not only will it get them excited about spending time together outdoors (which you both know is good for the soul), but it will also make it easier.
7. A ticket to their favorite museum or historical site
Museum tickets make great gifts for history lovers. If your loved one is into Ancient Greece, the Egyptian artifacts, or just learning about general history, then a ticket to their favorite museum or historical site will surely please them! You can even go together and enjoy the experience together.
Whether your significant other is an avid history buff or simply curious about the subject, a museum ticket will give them a new and exciting experience. So, consider getting your loved one a ticket to their favorite museum or historical site! They’re sure to appreciate it.
8. Get them a new pet (or a gift certificate to a local pet shelter)
If you’re looking for a way to show your loved one how much you care, consider getting them a new pet! Pets provide companionship and can make great additions to any family.
And if you’re not quite sure what type of animal would be the best fit for your loved one, don’t worry – gift certificates to local pet shelters are always a welcomed option as well! 🙂
9. If they’re always busy, get them a day off from work or some vouchers for a day of pampering at a spa
There’s no doubt about it – we all need a break sometimes. A day off work, or even a day spent pampering ourselves at the spa can do wonders for our mental health.
But what happens when that just isn’t possible? If you’re lucky enough to have a partner who loves you, they might be willing to take a day off work to spend with you. But what if they can’t or don’t want to? Why not try giving them a few vouchers for a day of pampering instead? It’s the perfect way to show them how much you care, and it might just make them feel a little bit appreciated!
10. A tickets to their favorite concert or a new album by their favorite artist
A ticket to their favorite concert or a new album by their favorite artist is the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for any music lover.
Whether your loved one is into country, classical, or rock ‘n’ roll, there’s sure to be something they’ll love. So don’t wait any longer – pick up some tickets today and make your sweetheart’s day!
11. Get them a romantic dinner for two cooked at home
Cooking at home can be a romantic gesture for your partner. Instead of going out to a restaurant, why not stay in and prepare a special meal for them?
It’s definitely more affordable, and you can customize the menu to your liking.
12. A basket filled with their favorite snacks and drinks
You know what they say, the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach! Why not show your loved one how much you care by getting them a basket filled with their favorite snacks and drinks?
This way, they can snack on their favorite treats all day long while relaxing in front of the TV or just taking a break from work. Plus, it’s always fun to try new snacks, so this is the perfect opportunity to do that!
13. A custom-made T-shirt or mug with a special message from you
Is there someone in your life who is impossible to shop for? Do they seem to have everything they could possibly want? Why not get them a custom-made T-shirt or mug with a special message from you instead?
It’s the perfect way to show them how much you care, and it’s something they’re sure to appreciate. Plus, it’s a gift that can be enjoyed all year round! So why not give it a try? You won’t be disappointed.
14. Make them a scrapbook filled with photos and memories from the past year
Looking for a thoughtful and unique gift for your loved one? Why not make them a scrapbook filled with photos and memories from the past year?
It’s a cinch to put together, and your significant other will appreciate all of the thought you put into it. Plus, it’ll help them look back on all of the good times you’ve shared together over the past twelve months! Here are some tips on putting together the perfect scrapbook for your sweetheart. Happy crafting!
15. Write them a love letter telling them all the reasons why you love them
A love letter is a perfect way to remind your loved one why you fell in love with them in the first place. It doesn’t matter if it’s been a few days, weeks, months, or even years since you’ve last told them how much they mean to you – it’s never too late to make them feel appreciated!
So go ahead and grab a pen and some paper, and write them a heartfelt love letter telling them all the reasons why you love them.
16. Buy them flowers – but instead of roses, get something more unique like lilies or daisies
If you’ve been together with your partner for a while, chances are they’re pretty sick of getting roses.
So instead of going the traditional route, why not surprise them with something a bit more unique? Lilies and daisies are just as romantic as roses, but they tend to be less common – so you’ll definitely have a special surprise waiting for your significant other when they get home.
17. Take them on a picnic in your backyard or at your favorite park
Have you ever wanted to take your significant other on a romantic picnic, but didn’t know where to go? Why not have one in your backyard or at your favorite park?
It’s easy to do and can be a lot of fun. All you need is a few blankets, some food and drinks, and maybe some games to play.
18. Make them breakfast in bed
A scrumptious breakfast served in bed is the perfect way to show your loved one you care. It doesn’t matter how well they can cook, because chances are they probably aren’t quite as good at it as you are!
Just make sure to bring them up some coffee before serving breakfast. Extra brownie points if you whip up a batch of their favorite pancakes or hash browns!
19. Take them to their favorite restaurant for lunch.
Have you ever been to a restaurant with your significant other where the food was so good that you wished you could eat there all the time?
Well, why not take them to their favorite restaurant for lunch and surprise them with a tasty treat? It’s a great way to show how much you love them! And if they’re anything like me, they’ll appreciate the yummy meal and fun atmosphere of their favorite restaurant even more than you already did!
20. Take them out for ice cream
Ice cream shops are always fun to visit, so why not take your significant other out for some?
Whether it’s at a local ice cream shop or the frozen yogurt bar down the street, you’re sure to have a good time.
21. A lens they love to have.
Photography is a great hobby that can easily grow into a lifelong passion. If your partner is into photography, get them a lens they love to have.
They’ll appreciate how thoughtful and unique your gift was. Plus you can use their new camera to take photos of the two of you together whenever you want!
22. If they are into drawing, buy them a drawing set.
Whether you’re buying a drawing set for your significant other because they enjoy drawing or if they’re just starting out, a drawing set is a great gift.
Drawing sets can come with a variety of different items such as pencils, pens, erasers, and more. They’re perfect for beginner artists who are looking to expand their collection!
23. A new game or an M.2 SSD drive.
Does your significant other love playing video games? Well, if they do it’s the perfect time to show them how much you care by surprising them with a new game or an M.2 SSD drive!
You can use their new gaming console to play the latest and greatest games together whenever you want.
24. An engraved message in a bottle
If you want to add some romance to your next date night, how about surprising your partner with an engraved message in a bottle?
You can personalize it by including a special poem or saying that’s meaningful only to the two of you.
25. Get them tickets to see their favorite band or comedian perform live
Ever since they were kids, your significant other has been a fan of a certain band or comedian.
Seeing them live is on their bucket list, and you want to make sure that tickets are in hand for when the time comes.
If you’re looking for a last minute Valentines day gift that won’t break the bank, consider one of these 25 ideas. Share this post with your friends if you think they don’t know what to get their significant other or loved ones for Valentine’s Day!