19 Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for All the Loves in Your Life
Your loved ones deserve only the best! These thoughtful and unique Valentine’s gift ideas are sure to hit the sweet spot.
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The best Valentine’s Day gifts
There isn’t one perfect Valentine’s Day gift—there are many! Of course, finding the right gift depends on who you’re buying for, what they like, and even the stage of your relationship. That’s where this list comes in.
We rounded up the very best Valentine’s gift ideas for 2023. It’s full of thoughtful little things guaranteed to put a big smile on your loved one’s face, whether you’re looking for Valentine’s gifts for him, Valentine’s Day gifts for her or Valentine’s Day gifts for friends.
From Valentine’s chocolates and adorable Valentine’s candy to Valentine’s flowers and romantic tokens of love, there’s something here for every stage and style. If you’re working with a strict budget or you’re tight on time, we also have plenty of cheap Valentine’s Day gifts and last-minute gifts for everyone on your list.
Picking out a nice date night dress for yourself or your loved one can add a touch of glam to your day and make it even more special!
Oh, and remember: You’re not done shopping until you’ve picked up a sweet and funny Valentine’s Day card!
Minted Heart Snapshot Photo Collage
This heart-shaped photo collage is one of the best Valentine’s Day gift ideas for the person who already has everything. This timeless token is totally customizable. It’s tasteful and offers just the right touch of sentimental affection. Choose from six sizes, several frame options, and formatting styles for a completely personalized gift they’ll treasure.
Harry & David Heart-Shaped Succulent
This heart-shaped succulent is a great alternative to traditional flowers since the hard-to-kill plant will spread love all year long. It comes in a cute resin pot and sits nicely on a shelf, desk or other display space that catches some natural light.
Quince Italian Leather Crossbody
A soft, classic handbag like the Quince Italian leather crossbody is one of the best Valentine’s Day gift ideas we can think of—especially because she’ll love using it all year long. Made by the same affordable fashion brand that makes our editor-loved $50 cashmere sweater, it’s a budget-friendly accessory that promises luxurious style and European charm.
YumEarth Organic Lollipops
Forget the typical cartoon cards with chewing gum to pass out at school this year. Opt for allergy-safe, organic YumEarth lollipops in a variety of love-inspired pinkish hues. They’re also free of synthetic dyes and gluten and are totally vegan. Have the kids wrap them in hand-written DIY Valentine’s Day cards for an extra sweet touch.
FreshCut Paper Pop-Up Tulips Card
Skip the typical bouquet this year and go straight for this pop-up card from FreshCut Paper. It’s an artistic take on the traditional bouquet, and your Valentine will never have to worry about changing the water. Paper flowers are the ultimate hack for making flowers last longer, and a creative spin on an old classic.
This bunch stands 12 inches tall on its own or in the supplied paper vase. A note card is included so you can write the perfect Valentine’s Day message, and the whole thing folds flat for easy mailing.
HexClad Chicken Fryer Pan
Home chefs will fall head over heels in love with this do-it-all HexClad chicken fryer pan, one of the most useful Valentine’s gifts on our list. The seven-quart capacity, non-toxic, oven-safe frame and stay-cool handle make it a favorite among pros.
It’s big enough to fit a whole chicken, but it’s also ideal for large batches of saucy meatballs and cozy risottos. After all, the best way to the heart is through the stomach. If you’re planning to cook for your valentine, here are some heart-shaped recipes perfect for Valentine’s Day.
Brooklinen Super Plush Robe
This ultra-soft Brooklinen super plush robe lives up to its name and then some. An extended size range makes it one of the best bathrobes for women and men alike, and it comes in nearly a dozen versatile colors and prints. Reviewers rave about how soft the 100% Turkish cotton material is, but we love that it’s machine washable and stands up to just about anything.
Beyond Good Madagascar Dark Chocolate Set
Upgrade them from typical store-bought chocolates to this mouthwatering set of Madagascar dark chocolate bars that boasts single-origin sourcing and feel-good ethics. It’s one of the best Valentine’s Day gift ideas for bakers or a fun gift for neighbors with sophisticated palettes.
Light Up Beanie
The light of your life needs this versatile unisex headlamp beanie. It’s perfect for long walks together at dusk and taking the dog out at odd hours. It’s a rechargeable piece thanks to a brilliant, hidden USB port and comes in dozens of colors. We think it’s one of the best Valentine’s Day gift ideas for outdoorsy types, and a thoughtful best friend gift.
Smartish Cable Wrangler
Choose from soft pink or sophisticated neutrals, and then get all the cables from their favorite tech items organized in one neat little spot with this clever Smartish cable wrangler. It’s an incredibly useful Valentine’s gift that will keep their desks, nightstands and other countertops organized in style. For less than $30, it’s also one of the best affordable tech gifts.
Kendra Scott Ari Heart Rose Gold Necklace
This eye-catching pendant-style Kendra Scott necklace features the perfect mashup of classic elegance and offbeat creative flair. It can be worn on its own as a sophisticated pop of rose gold or layered with other necklaces for a bolder statement. Don’t miss this list of affordable jewelry finds and these jewelry gifts for more gift inspiration.
Skeem Match Cloche
If you’re giving scented candles as part of your Valentine’s Day gift, consider upgrading your package with this design-forward Skeem match cloche. The elegant, hand-blown glass container comes filled with long matches and a strike-on-bottle flint that always promises to be ready when it’s time to light.
Dash Mini Heart Waffle Maker
Is this the cutest little heart-shaped waffle maker you’ve ever seen, or what? This compact and lightweight kitchen wonder also makes heart-shaped paninis, hash browns and a long list of other creative treats. It’s ideal for tiny kitchens, heats up in a jiffy, and costs less than $20, so it should come as no surprise that it’s an Amazon best-seller with more than 180,000 five-star reviews. Find more Amazon Valentine’s Day gifts perfect for your loved ones.
UrbanStems Verona Bouquet
This beautiful collection of fresh blooms is aptly named for the town where Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet takes place. The Verona bouquet is brimming with delicate spray roses, hypericum berries, and other lush florals that are sure to set the scene for romance. By the way, here’s what every rose color means—trust us, you’ll want to get this right.
Ruggable Keith Haring Holding Heart Doormat
With one little gift, you can let them know that they hold your heart—and that they’re always welcome at your place. They’ll love you extra when they find out how simple this Keith Haring doormat is to clean because it can be popped right in the laundry machine. It also makes a great housewarming gift.
Bloomscape Bird of Paradise
Give the gift of greenery with this impressive-looking Bird of Paradise. The large plant may be tropical, originally hailing from South Africa, but it’s also hardy and adapts easily to different light conditions. Grown in the USA by Bloomscape, a company built on five generations of greenhouse growers, the plant will arrive healthy and thriving in the colored pot of your choice.
Karma and Luck Evil Eye Heart Charm Red String Bracelet
Ward off bad luck and invite only goodness and love with this amulet-style evil eye charm bracelet. It’s a modern and Valentine’s Day–appropriate take on age-old beliefs and comes with a gem identification card to authenticate the tiny diamond at the center. After all, she is your lucky charm.
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