Valentine’s Day is a special occasion that celebrates love, affection, and romance between couples. It’s a day that is filled with joy, happiness, and excitement, as people express their feelings for each other with gifts and kind gestures. Choosing the perfect gift for your significant other can be a daunting task, as you want to express your love and appreciation in the best possible way. Whether you’re looking for a sentimental gift that will tug at your partner’s heartstrings, or something more practical and useful, there are plenty of Valentine gift ideas to choose from. In this article, we will explore some of the most creative, unique, and thoughtful gift ideas that are sure to make your Valentine’s Day celebrations unforgettable.

1. Flowers

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Flowers are one of the most simple but effective gifts you could treat someone to. Whether you opt for a supermarket bouquet or a fancier floral arrangement, I can assure you that they’re the perfect gift idea to make your Valentine smile. If you perhaps want something more long-lasting than a bouquet, how about a potted plant like an orchid or this Happy Wildflower Grow Jar from Etsy.

2. A Personalised Face Cushion

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This is an excellent present for those who haven’t been able to see their loved ones in months! If you feel like your significant other might be forgetting what you look like after all this time, then a cushion with your face on is perfect to help them fill the you-shaped void in their life. Create your doppelganger cushion on Prezzybox.

3. Scratch Map

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For those with a desire to travel, a scratch map is the perfect gift idea to help you and your Valentine to get excited about seeing the world once we’re out of the pandemic. There are loads of scratch maps for sale on Amazon with next day delivery available for prime members, so no need to worry about your gift arriving in time.

4. Roll of Film Keyring

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This is one of the more sentimental presents on our list and is perfect for collating years of memories into one keyring. The keyrings are a roll of film with a tab that can be pulled to reveal a strip of pictures. The keyrings can be found on Etsy in varying styles at different prices, perfect for anyone wanting to take a trip down memory lane this Valentine’s day.

5. DIY Photo Box

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Following on from the sentimentality of a film keyring, why not order an explosion photo box? You can fill this gift idea for your Valentine with your own photos and handwritten notes. This heartfelt gift is a definite way to your loved one’s heart and can be found on Amazon.

6. Royal Essence Candle

Royal Essence Candle
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You may have come across Royal Essence on TikTok, the brand that sells candles, bath bombs and body scrubs with rings hidden inside. The rings are random and from what I’ve seen, are stunning, making these candles the perfect sentimental jewellery gift, without having to stress if you’ve picked the right style. You can find Royal Essence products on their own website or Amazon, meaning that you can order in time for Valentine’s Day delivery!

7. Hot Chocolate Bombs

Hot chocolate bombs were all the rage this Christmas, but the trend has carried on into 2021! You can find some super cute Valentine’s themed hot chocolate bombs on Etsy like these, for the hot chocolate lover in your life – perfect for a cosy night in this Valentine’s day.

8. 100 Movie Scratch Off Poster

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If your Valentine is a film fanatic, this is the perfect gift idea for you to work through together. The poster comes with 100 movie titles for you to work through one at a time, scratching away the metallic film to reveal the movie’s icon. The poster could make for a cute project for you and your loved one to work through together. Plus it will give you something to do throughout the pandemic, as well as looking cool on the wall! They are available on Amazon with various genres available to order.

9. Pyjamas

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This gift idea is a good crowd-pleaser, whether you buy matching pyjamas for you and your Valentine, or just buy them some. This year when we can’t leave the house on Valentine’s Day, pyjamas like these on Etsy are perfect for adding to the cosy vibe of your lockdown date night together.

10. Spotify Playlist Keyring

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This last one is for the music-loving couples out there! If you had the idea to gift your Valentine a handcrafted playlist this year consisting of your songs, then why not take it to the next level with a keyring engraved with the Spotify code attached to the playlist. You can find these on Etsy at affordable prices and in different colours.

11. A Heart Shaped Brownie Box

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Make your valentine more memorable with a sweet touch of yummy and mouth-melting heart-shaped brownie box. Give your loved ones a delicious way to celebrate the moment with Valentine’s brownie box edition.

Hopefully, we’ve managed to inspire you with our Valentine gift ideas, and your stress to find the perfect gift for your Valentine is now over. But if you’re on a budget, we’ve got a great list of Valentine’s Day gift ideas for under a tenner!