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10 Thoughtful Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Framed picture of longitude and latitude with “You and Me” subtitle hangs on half pink, half white wall.

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and while we’d never turn down flowers and chocolate, we believe the best gifts are those that have a lot of thought and meaning behind them. If you’re stumped on what to get your sweetheart this year, here’s our list of ten Valentine’s Day gift ideas anyone in your life would be happy to receive.   

1.    Coordinates Wall Print

Every relationship has a special spot or meaningful location. Use the map coordinates from the state and city where you met, your first date, or your wedding venue to create this custom piece that doubles as trendy wall décor for your home.

2.    Date Night Bucket List Kit

The experts say the key to a lasting relationship is never to stop dating—but we know the typical dinner and a movie can get old pretty quickly. This date night bucket list kit features a variety of fun prompts, so you’ll never run out of date night ideas again. 

Valentine's Day flower bouquets wrapped in brown paper

3.    Monthly Bouquet Subscription

Who says Valentine’s Day gifts are only reserved for February 14th? Make this year one to remember, and gift your loved one a flower subscription service. Services like BloomsyBox allow you to deliver bouquets to their doorstep every month—making it easy to show you care all year long.  

Want to get the most out of your stunning blooms? Check out how to make your bouquet last

4.    Favorite Perfume or Cologne

Sometimes it’s best not to reinvent the wheel. A great Valentine's Day gift idea for men and women, peruse your significant other’s perfume or cologne collection to see which scent is running low. Chances are, it’s a favorite and a gift that they’ll appreciate. Bonus Tip: Department stores like Macy’s will even engrave the bottle to make it extra special.

5.    Customized Jewelry

Trust us—you can’t go wrong with jewelry. However, if you want to take this traditional Valentine's Day gift to the next level, get a beautiful piece personalized. From personalized bracelets to necklaces, online marketplaces like Etsy have endless options that will bring a smile to anyone’s face.

6.    An Experience

Are you shopping for someone who already has everything? Think outside the box for Valentine’s Day gift ideas that are an experience instead of something tangible. If you need a little inspiration, check out HGTV’s list of virtual experiences and online classes you can do right from the comfort of your couch!

While these ideas are great, wine and chocolate are always a classic. Check out our top wine and chocolate pairings for Valentine's Day

7. Memory Scrapbook

Capture the essence of your relationship by creating a personalized memory scrapbook. Fill it with photos, ticket stubs, and notes from moments you've shared. This thoughtful Valentine's Day gift idea allows you to reminisce about your journey together, creating a cherished keepsake filled with unforgettable memories.

senior couple cooking together in kitchen

8. Cooking Class Subscription

Food is a love language for many, and you can use that love to elevate your culinary skills through a cooking class subscription. Explore new recipes and cooking techniques with your significant other, turning ordinary evenings into flavorful adventures. This unique Valentine's Day gift idea adds a dash of excitement to your relationship, creating delicious memories that you can savor together.

9. Stargazing Date Night

Transform your Valentine's Day into a celestial experience with a stargazing date night. Invest in a telescope and cozy blankets, and then head to a location away from the city and spend the evening marveling at the beauty of the night sky. You can even throw in a nice nighttime picnic to make things extra special. 

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10. Personalized Playlist

Create a personalized playlist that embodies your relationship. Include songs that hold sentimental value, remind you of past experiences, or simply make you both smile. Presenting this curated playlist is a heartwarming and meaningful Valentine's Day gift that'll evoke the soundtrack of your one-of-a-kind love story.

No Valentine? Try Galentine’s Day!

If you have a Valentine this year, these Valentine's Day gift ideas should hopefully give you a great way to show appreciation to the one you love. If you don’t have a partner to pair a gift with, consider celebrating the day with your best friends the day before with a February 13th Galentine’s Day celebration. To find out what the day is all about, follow our “Galentine’s Day: What It Is and How to Celebrate It” guide.