With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the stresses of picking the right gift for your significant other are becoming more abundant with every passing day. This is the time of year to really show your partner just how much they mean to you, and that can feel like an overwhelming task sometimes. But there’s no need to be stressed about what to give them! Here are some sweet and unique gift ideas that you can gift to that special someone this Valentine’s Day!
1. “52 Reasons I Love You” Card Book
This classic booklet made from a standard pack of playing cards is a simple yet heartfelt way to let your partner know how much you love them. Handmade gifts are often the most special because they show how much effort and dedication you are willing to put towards someone.
Plus, if you’re looking for an idea that won’t break the bank, playing cards are incredibly cheap! All you need is your deck of cards, maybe a couple of binder rings, and fifty-two things you love about your S.O.—sounds easy enough! You can also make this idea your own and simply create a different kind of booklet or include any number of reasons that you’d like.
2. Personalized Coupons
While it may seem a bit cheesy or perhaps reminiscent of the coupons you made for your mom as a little kid, this is another sweet, handmade gift that can be tailored specifically for your significant other. These can be made from scratch, or there are dozens of templates online that you can either order or print out. Don’t know where to start? Here are a few ideas for coupons you could make:
- Full body massage
- Date night (they get to choose what it is!)
- Breakfast in bed
- Dinner and a movie
- Weekend getaway
- A home cooked meal
- Any/all chores
- Shopping spree
- Compliment day
You can truly make this into such a meaningful and memorable gift that your partner will enjoy for a long time, and it will make for an extra special Valentine’s Day!
3. Subscription Box
Subscription box services really are the gifts that keep on giving all year long. If your partner has any specific interests or hobbies, chances are there’s a subscription box for it! Simply find a box—you can find hundreds online from a quick Google search—that your significant other would enjoy, subscribe to any plan you’d like, and voila; every month (or every few months, depending on the plan), they’ll get a box full of things they’re sure to love delivered to their door.
Cratejoy is great place to start if you’re feeling overwhelmed. They have tons of different categories and prices to choose from. This is a great gift to show your partner how well you know them, and give them joy not just on one day, but on many.
4. Photo Album
Making a photo album full of cute pictures of you and your partner is a super unique and personalized gift you can give on Valentine’s Day! You just need to pick out all of your favorite photos of the two of you and arrange them in an album; you can find cheap ones pretty easily, and then all you have to do is print photos! They’ll have those memories of the two of you forever now.
5. An Experience
Not all gifts need to be tangible! If your partner’s love language is quality time, or if you’re simply looking for a way to step up your gift-giving, providing an experience for them—or for the two of you—is a great way to go. If you’re feeling confused, here are some ideas of experiences your S.O. will love:
- Tickets to a concert (bonus points if it’s their favorite artist or band!)
- Cooking class
- Theme park tickets
- A day at the spa
- An escape room (for the problem-solving partners out there)
- Tickets to a sports game
- Go ice-skating
- Romantic boat ride (depending on where you live)
- Tickets to a musical/show they love
Another great idea is gifting them with a trip! This can be tricky, as pricing, timing, and all sorts of other factors can be hard to work around. However, giving them a trip can be as simple as booking a hotel room for a night in a city close to you—it doesn’t have to be Paris or an island resort to be special. With a trip or any other kind of experience though, you know your partner better than anyone, which means you’ll know what they’d want to do most.
This kind of gift will show them that you take interest in their passions, and best of all, it can be something that they get to do with you! Nothing will make your partner happier than getting to do something they love with the person they love right by their side—especially on Valentine’s Day of all days!
6. Spotify Photo Frame
If you and your partner have a special song, why not create one of these adorable, personalized plaques? This frame displays a photo of your choosing that you have with your S.O. and uses at as the album/song cover of any song you want. This song could be whatever you’d like—perhaps a first dance song, a song that played on your first date, or simply just a favorite song that both of you share.
This special memento is the perfect gift to help you celebrate your partner and the relationship you both share, and it will serve as a lasting memory of the unique bond that you have with one another. Any S.O. would be sure to appreciate this thoughtful present. If you’re looking for a place to customize one of these, there are dozens of sites that do this. However, one place to start is at myspotifyplaque.com.
This might not seem like a great gift for Valentine’s Day, but just imagine the joy on your partner’s face when they receive a pair of fancy, silky pajamas. Everyone loves cozy loungewear, and this is both a sweet, thoughtful gift, as well as a fun and unique one. You can even getting a matching set and enjoy a cozy day together!
Literally everyone loves flowers; no matter who it is, this is a pretty safe bet as far as Valentine’s gifts go. This can be unique, however, because you can customize this to suit your partner; choose flowers that remind you of them and create a pretty and special arrangement that will make their day!