Valentine’s Day only comes around once a year, and it’s the perfect opportunity to let your partner know just how much they mean to you. Picking out a cute Valentine’s gift is one simple way to show your S.O. how you feel (and rekindle some of the romance that gets a little lost in everyday life). Of course, presents aren’t everything. Simply taking time to be together, whether it’s in person or over the phone, is already a great way of strengthening your relationship. But if you’re feeling generous, a gift is a welcome surprise that’ll certainly show your appreciation.
Ready to surprise your other half with a great Valentine’s Day gift? Call us Cupid, because we’re here to match you with the perfect present for your future or current spouse. Whether you’re looking for something fun, romantic or just downright practical, we’ve got tons of good ideas in our Valentine’s Day gift guide that’ll brighten up their February 14. From classics like chocolate to more unique options (think: an enchanted rose à la Beauty and the Beast), one of these sweet picks is sure to impress.
If you’re finding it hard to come up with good Valentine’s Day ideas, don’t worry. We just happen to know exactly where to find the cutest Valentine’s gifts on the web, from engraved pieces of jewelry to cool gadgets and delicious treats (salami bouquet, anyone?). These thoughtful presents work for anyone, whether you’re dating, engaged or married.
1. Electronic Love Note
What if we told you there’s a better way to send love notes? This adorable box will let you send messages to your S.O. straight from an app on your phone. The heart spins whenever a new message arrives, making this a cute Valentine’s day gift for any modern romantic. It’s an especially thoughtful present if you or your partner travels for work—you’ll never feel too far away from each other with this clever device.
From $100 | Uncommon Goods
2. Super-Sweet Greeting Card
We’ve all been there: You agreed with your partner not to go over the top with gifts this year, but you really want to give them more than a card. Well, check out this creative Valentine’s Day gift that doubles as a card and—wait for it—a bar of delicious sea salt caramel dark chocolate. Inside, there’s space to add your own handwritten note. Use our code WedSC for 10% off the site.
$9 | Sweeter Cards
3. Enchanted Rose
Consider your love story something of a fairytale? Impress your significant other with this mesmerizing galaxy-themed rose. The glass dome contains a single iridescent rose lit up by 20 LED fairy lights. A carved wooden base completes the display-worthy ornament. Any Disney-loving spouse will swoon over such a unique and thoughtful present.
$95 | Rose Lives Love
4. Engraved Necklace
What would a list of cute Valentine’s Day gifts be without heart-shaped jewelry? This understated necklace will go with practically anything. Get it engraved with something meaningful like your initials or anniversary date for an extra-special present.
$85 | Gorjana
5. Personal Fire Pit
This adorable mini fire pit will bring nights in together to a whole new level. No matter the weather outside, you can bring the warm and cozy atmosphere of a campfire under the stars to your actually warm and cozy sitting room. The fire pit offers up to 50 minutes of burn time with just 5 ounces of isopropyl alcohol (which is clean burning, by the way). We see lots of toasted marshmallows in your future when you surprise them with this cool Valentine’s gift.
$99 | Huckberry
6. Funny Candle
If you met your other half on a dating app, pay tribute to your 21st-century beginnings with this funny candle. The label is printed with the hilariously sweet message: “I’m so glad we swiped right.” Light-hearted and affordable, it’s one of the best Valentine’s gifts for newly established couples celebrating their first February 14 together.
From $20 | Etsy
7. Date Bucket List
Never know what to do on date night? We’ve got you. (Or rather, this poster filled with 100 brand-new date ideas has got you.) This genius scratch-off chart is a unique Valentine’s Day gift that’ll give you plenty of fun activities to look forward to with your favorite person. Your only problem will be deciding what to do first!
$15 | Uncommon Goods
8. Personal Astrology Reading
There’s no shortage of unique Valentine’s gifts out there, especially if you turn to the myriad small businesses on Etsy. This personalized horoscope book features a reading of your S.O.’s birth chart in a keepsake hardcover book. It’s the perfect present for an astrology-obsessed other half. One thing to note: You’ll need to know the exact date, time and place of their birth to get an accurate reading (this is where mom-in-law can save the day!).
$80 | Etsy
9. New Pajamas
If she’s always stealing your baggy tees, this is the Valentine’s Day gift for her. Lunya’s heavenly washable silk pajamas are just as comfortable and a lot more luxurious. There are currently six stylish colors to choose from, including a limited edition delicate pink hue that screams “Valentine’s Day.”
$198 | Lunya
10. Heart Art
Got a sentimental spouse on your hands? Fill this heart with 30 of your favorite shared memories for a picture-perfect present. You can even have your art pre-framed for a cute Valentine’s gift that’s ready to display. It’s an especially fitting gift if you recently moved into a new home or have been talking about redecorating.
From $48 with a frame | Minted
11. Registered Star
For the person who’s totally into space and has enough “stuff” already, check out this cute Valentine’s Day gift: a star. Pick one to register for, name it and track it. Star Registration only offers stars you can actually see, so you won’t be stuck investing in a crazy-expensive telescope to show off your gift. For an ultra-cute Valentine’s idea, pack a night picnic and tell your partner to “look up.”
From $35 | StarRegistration.net
12. Salami Bouquet
Don’t get us wrong, flowers are great—but so is salami. Any meat lover will get a kick out of this one-of-a-kind bouquet, which is a playful (and tasty) twist on a classic cute Valentine’s Day gift. Bonus: The bouquet is arranged in a personalized pilsner glass and also includes four Man Crates-exclusive jerky sticks.
$100 | Man Crates
13. Intimate Adventure Book
You might already be familiar with The Adventure Challenge: Couple’s Edition (and if not, you should definitely check it out), but this is The Adventure Challenge… In Bed. Rather than general date ideas, this extra-spicy edition of the popular series is designed to promote intimacy and connection through various bedroom ideas. Just look at all of those five-star reviews! (Psst, our readers can get 10% off sitewide with code THEKNOT10.)
$50 | The Adventure Challenge
14. Candy Delivery
If you and your partner are separated by distance, send a candy-gram. Sugarwish will let you email, text or even Snapchat them a gift code. The lucky recipient can then choose their favorite sweets to be mailed directly to their doorstep. Now that’s what we call a cute Valentine’s idea.
From $22 | Sugarwish
15. Lingerie Subscription
Whether you’re both looking to heat things up in the bedroom or you just want to treat your other half to some comfy new underwear, Underclub’s designer lingerie subscriptions are an awesome Valentine’s Day gift idea. You can even pick out a few add-ons they’ll receive with their first delivery. Your S.O. will get the good news via email, along with a style questionnaire (meaning you don’t have to worry about picking the perfect pair—phew!).
From $45 | Underclub
16. Sentimental Book
If your partner prefers small, sentimental presents to expensive luxury items, Knock Knock’s fill-in-the-blanks books are a shoe-in for their approval. Fill out the pages of this adorable book with thoughtful answers highlighting what you love most about your other half. It’s a cute Valentine’s Day gift that may just make them tear up.
$10 | Knock Knock
17. “Love Potion” Mixology Class
If you’re not familiar, Uncommon Goods recently launched a whole slew of fun virtual experiences you can easily gift to your loved ones. This Love Potion cocktail-making class is right on theme for February 14, whether you’re buying a Valentine’s Day gift for your partner, a friend or yourself. We suggest booking a slot sooner rather than later, as the classes will probably fill up fast. (Though if you do miss out, you can still buy the cocktail kit on its own.)
$65 | Uncommon Goods
18. Traditional Game
Classic games never get old, especially when they’re beautifully carved from maple wood. This heirloom-quality four across game is personalized with both of your names surrounded by heart-shaped slots. It works just like regular-old four across, except it doubles as a romantic piece of decor. For a cute at-home Valentine’s Day idea, challenge your partner to a game night.
$85 | Uncommon Goods
19. Virtual Cooking Classes
Looking for cute Valentine’s gift ideas that double as a unique experience? Give the aspiring home chef a chance to practice their skills with an online cooking lesson. Since Sur la Table’s virtual classes are charged per household, you can make it into a fun date night by promising to join them. At the end, you’ll be rewarded with a delicious dinner or dessert—it’s a win-win for both of you.
From $29 | Sur la Table
20. Sleek Wine Chiller
Wine chillers just got a serious makeover. This clever gadget will allow your spouse to take charge of the temperature of their wine (without the need for an oversized ice bucket or stainless steel tumbler). They can sip their favorite vino exactly the way it was meant to be enjoyed—from a wine glass. Simply set the glass in VoChill’s refreezable chill cradle and fill with chilled white wine or room-temp red.
$45 | VoChill
21. Therapeutic Massage Gun
We bet your S.O. won’t be expecting this splurge-worthy present, making it a unique Valentine’s Day gift. A professional massage tool like the Theragun Elite isn’t just for fitness enthusiasts—anyone can benefit from a little deep muscle treatment (especially when it comes from this ultra-quiet tool). That said, if your partner is a fitness enthusiast, the Therabody app integrates with Apple Health and Google Fit to suggest guided routines that can be sent to their Theragun via Bluetooth.
$399 | Therabody
22. At-Home Treasure Hunt
Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity for a romantic scavenger hunt. Scavenger Box makes creating your very own treasure hunt easy peasy. It comes with everything you need to lead your love to a secret treasure box secured with an adorable heart-shaped combination lock. Once you’ve customized your clues and set a romantic scene with the rose petals and LED candles, place a sweet message or gift inside the box (one of the items from our list, perhaps?).
$70 | Scavenger Box
23. Wireless Charging Tray
Cute Valentine’s Day presents can be practical too. This valet tray can wirelessly charge Qi-enabled phones (including most Apple, Samsung and Google devices) while also providing a place to store keys, accessories or other odds and ends. It’ll look super chic on their bedside locker or console table and comes in five stylish Italian leather finishes.
$175 | Courant
24. Unforgettable Experience
Shopping for the person who has everything? Tinggly’s experiential presents make for excellent Valentine’s Day gifts for couples and spouses alike. You can send them a beautiful gift box, or if you’re on a tight deadline, have your gift delivered via email. Either way, they’ll get to choose one amazing experience from a choice of over 900. There’s something for everyone, from wine tasting to a sunset cruise. Bonus: The site has a special Be My Valentine collection specifically for lovebirds.
From $129 | Tinggly
25. Trendy Bomber Jacket
Who says clothes can’t be cute Valentine’s gifts? Put the finishing touch on your partner’s date night outfit with this dapper pilot-inspired jacket. (Bonus: It’s made from recycled fabric—yay for sustainability.)
$98 | Everlane
26. Vintage Champagne
Like we said before, Valentine’s Day only rolls around once a year. Why not go all out on a bottle of 2013 cuvée? This beautifully balanced rosé is perfect for raising a toast. “Only made in the best years, the wine balances delicate notes of red and pink flowers with the extravagance of wild strawberries and raspberries,” says Elise Cordell, national ambassador for Perrier-Jouët and G.H. Mumm. It also pairs well with lobster, so take the opportunity to enjoy a fancy meal together too.
$360 | Perrier-Jouët
27. Super-Soft Throw
A snuggly blanket is something you can both appreciate, and this unbelievably soft option from UnHide is super giftable (and made of 90% recycled materials). On the flipside, if you can’t be together in person right now, it’ll offer your S.O. some extra warmth and comfort. How’s that for a thoughtful and cute Valentine’s Day gift idea? The site’s new wearable blankets are another great option for the person who’s always cold.
$195 | Unhide
28. Travel-Tracking Mug
If your spouse loves exploring the great outdoors, this is a cute Valentine’s Day gift for her or him. It’s a perfectly functional coffee mug featuring a map of every US National Park, from Acadia to Zion. As they check a visit to each wonderful wildlife spot off their list, they can color in the corresponding tree on the map. Simply bake the mug in the oven after coloring so the colored trees don’t fade.
$25 | Uncommon Goods
29. CBD Gummies
Swap out the traditional Valentine’s box of chocolates for a pack of these desire-promoting gummies from House of Wise. This innovative woman-owned business helps other women to take control of their sleep, stress levels and sex lives with edible CBD products. Designed to increase energy, concentration and sexual desire, they’re the perfect gift to get you or your other half in the mood.
$50 | House of Wise
30. Silky-Soft Underwear
If you didn’t think underwear could make a great Valentine’s Day gift, you’ve never seen these luxurious silk boxers from Lunya’s sister brand, Lahgo. Each pair is silky soft, comfortable and sexy to boot, making this men’s underwear perfect for V-Day.
$88 | Lahgo
31. A Year of Dates
Sometimes the most simple Valentine’s gifts are the best of all. Giving your partner a year’s worth of dates will help switch up your usual routine and let your other half know you love spending time together. The box includes 51 thoughtful and romantic date ideas, plus one deliberately blank envelope that’ll give you two a week off. There are also five blank cards for writing down your own favorite activities.
From $40 | Etsy
32. On-Theme Cookies
Goldbelly is chock-full of cool foodie-approved Valentine’s gifts. Satisfy their sweet tooth with this way-cooler version of conversation hearts: cookie fries. The whimsical treats are placed in super-cute packaging printed with classic conversation hearts in phrases like “nuts 4 u” and “be mine.” But that’s not all: There’s also eight dipping sauces to accompany those delicious “fries.” They’ll make a cute Valentine’s Day gift for him or her, especially alongside a funny Valentine’s card.
$79 | Goldbelly
33. Versatile Sweater
A sweater might feel like an overly simple Valentine’s Day gift, but it’s actually a pretty awesome present. Anyone who appreciates practical gifts over sentimental keepsakes will happily welcome a stylish new sweater to their wardrobe. This particular quarter-zip is an excellent layering piece, making it perfect for wearing as winter transitions to spring and fall to transitions to winter.