Anna Buckley
January 23, 2018 8:26 am

Ah, love. It comes in many forms. So do Valentine’s Day gifts. Are you not quite sure what to get your girlfriend for Valentine’s Day? Well, have no fear, because we’ve rounded up plenty of perfectly individual gift ideas. 

Are you more of a one-of-a-kind gift giver? Looking for something super romantic? Are you into giving cute gifts that will work for any time of the year? Or are you more of an experience-oriented gift giver? If you said yes to one (or all) of these questions, then scroll on down.

DIY and/or Personalized Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Girlfriend

From literal crafts to personalized and totally special jewelry, these gifts are sure to wow.

1Valentine’s Day Create Your Own Unicorn Mailbox Kit

For the DIY-loving gal who lives for a healthy dose of nostalgia.

Buy here for $5.

2Diamond Picture Frame

Put your favorite picture of you and your girl in this frame (and your purchase of it supports female artisans who make these frames at Matr Boomie in India).

Buy here for $38.

3DIY Candle Kit

You can make the candle yourself, OR gift the kit and have some DIY fun together.

Buy here for $16.99.

4Custom Hand-Stamped Necklace

Wherever the special place, memorialize it in silver or gold.

Buy here for $17.50+.

5Colorway Monogram Mug

Who doesn’t love a good initial mug?

Buy here for $8.

6Mini Instax Album Photo Frame

What better place for them to store the Polaroids of you two that are piling up on their desk?

Buy here for $10.

7Custom Quote Print

Inside jokes? Favorite quotes? Give them something special with this custom print.

Buy here for $14.99+.

8Zodiac Necklace

If they swear by their sign, give them a way to show it off every day.

Buy here for $47+.

9Personalized Porcelain Faux Bois Mug Set

It’s like carving your initials into a tree, but so much easier.

Buy here for $72.

10Felt Rose Wreath

DIY some decor together.

Buy here for $9.

11Personalized Morse Code Necklace

How cool is this idea??

Buy here for $65.

Romantic Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Girlfriend

No, you wont find any big heart-shaped chocolate boxes in this selection. We’re thinking more along the lines of spa time, me-and-you time, and literal declarations of love time.

12Rest & Recover Spa Set

This soaking salts and hand towel duo is sure to help your loved one relax and wind down.

Buy here for $60.

13Berry Bunch Bouquet

What’s more romantic than a farm-to-table bouquet of carnations with a sweet mix of peach and red berries?

Buy here for $55.

14Reusable Handmade Bag

This handy tote that literally professes your love also helps support artisans at Corr Jute in Bangladesh.

Buy here for $10.

15Aromatherapy Bath Bomb Set

These cocoa butter petite bath bombs are filled with essential oils and petals (aka they make for the perfect bath).

Buy here for $15.50.

16Pablo Neruda’s “Love Poems”

There are few poets more romantic than Neruda. Why not gift some literary love?

Buy here for $11.95.

17Follow Your Heart Necklace + Earrings Set

Gift them your heart, in the symbolic form of colorful stone jewelry.

Buy here for $48.

18Silk Eye Mask

Pure silk, perfect sleep.

Buy here for $45.

19Wild Rose Lip Butter

Pucker up!

Buy here for $7.

20Deepest Darkest Secrets Notebook

A group activity, perhaps?

Buy here for $15.

21Love Mug

Remind them that you love them every day when they fill this up with their morning coffee.

Buy here for $4.99.

22What I Love About You Book

Bring this to Valentine’s Day dinner for some prompted reminiscing.

Buy here for $10.

Cute Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Girlfriend

Let’s be real: Pretty much everybody loves some cute shit. Treat them to body glitter, lip pins, and heart pillows. You know, the things they wouldn’t buy on their own but would be stoked to receive as a gift.

23Blushing Over You Gift Box

This sweet set benefits artisans at Chabi Chic in Morocco.

Buy here for $82.

24Roll-On Shimmer Body Glitter

For all the ’90s babes.

Buy here for $10.

25Heart Throw Pillow

Tell someone they give your heart the warm and fuzzies by giving them a warm and fuzzy heart.

Buy here for $19.99.

26Wooden Heart Dish

Simple and sweet.

Buy here for $6.

27Coffee Lover Mug

Totally festive, but they can use it all year round.

Buy here for $10.

28Mason Hearts Mixing Bowl

With this, they can always bake with love.

Buy here for $39.99.

29Three of Hearts Gift Set

Not only are these nesting bowls adorable, but purchasing them empowers the Kenyan artisans who hand-carve them.

Buy here for $50.

30You Are Loved Oval Glass Tray

A good daily reminder.

Buy here for $14.

31Hot Lips Pin


Buy here for $9.

32Sugarfina x Gray Malin

Sugarfina, your fave candy boutique, paired up with fine-art photographer Gray Malin for the prettiest, chicest V-Day gift around. The candies even match the photographs beneath them.

Buy here for $28.

33Teal Pompom Mini Macramé Succulent

These little suckers are SO DANG TINY AND CUTE.

Buy here for $15.

Creative Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Girlfriend 

From thoughtfully paired pieces to experience-related gifts, these unexpected ideas are sure to surprise your loved one.

34Name A Star

YE AUNG THU/AFP/Getty Images

What’s a more unique gift than a literal star in the solar system?

Buy here for $33-$54.

35Surprisily Gift

My quiz experience went like this: Occasion? Just because. Gender? Female. (They also have a non-conforming option.👍) Age range? 25-34. How do you know your giftee? Friend. (Being your own friend is important, right?) What do they do in their free time? Travel, explore the outdoors, host at their home. Pick their poison (drink of choice)? Coffee. What moves them? Animals, fair trade, education, sustainability. Describe their look? Casual. Presto! I checked out, and a few days later, I received (drumroll please)… a *gorgeous* orange leather clutch from Haiti Design Co. that I honestly would have bought on my own.

Buy here for $25, $40, or $60.

36Best Friends Soy Candle

You can choose from a whole laundry list of scents, and get a little gift for yourself at the same time.

Buy here for $28.

37Perfectly Paired Mug Set

One for them, one for you. Share some love no matter where you both are.

Buy here for $36.

38Paint Nite

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Give some love in the form of a memorable experience.

Buy here for $28+.

395ct Valentine’s Love Letter Wine Decanter Set

What’s more festive and special than a decanter set all about love?

Buy here for $61.99.

40Two-Tone Succulent Duo

The perfect pair.

Buy here for $35.

41 P.F. Candle Co. No. 31: Cannabis

Give a pretty candle, but make it a fun and unexpected scent.

Buy here for $11-$32.

42Best Babes Shot Glass Set

Just like the BFF necklaces you had as kids, but grown up.

Buy here for $8.

43Sex Bomb Bath Bomb

Give the gift of the Harry Styles Cover Album art experience.

Buy here for $7.95.

44Wilton 4pc Nested Cookie Cutter Set

Gift this cookie cutter set, bring along some sugar cookie mix, and spend your night making sweet treats together.

Buy here for $4.99.

Here’s to celebrating those you love — not just on Valentine’s Day, but every day.

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