Valentine's Day is almost here again—a time filled with chocolate, flowers, romance, love, and gifts. Sometimes finding the perfect gift for those you love most, both romantically and platonically, can be difficult. Thankfully, it's not too late to find a sweet treat for all the people you care about!
So, whether you need Valentine's Day present for your girlfriend, boyfriend, mom, or even a Galentine's Day gift, we've got you covered. We've selected some of our favorite items for this list of Valentine’s Day gifts—so take a look below, and discover the thoughtful present that will make this February 14th one for the books.
Star Wars-inspired coffee mugs
Is there a better way to start your morning than a Star Wars-themed mug quoting one of our favorite intergalactic couples? Whatever the recipient’s morning pick-me-up is, Princess Leia and Han Solo are sure to warm their heart—and yours, when you see their excitement upon receiving this timeless Valentine’s Day gift. Perfect for that couple who are die-hard Star Wars fans.
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Never Have I Ever board game for adults
You’ve probably played Never Have I Ever, but you’ve never played it like this. You’ll learn your friends’ darkest secrets and wildest stories. It’s the perfect way to liven up any gathering. This drinking game will have you laughing late into the night and knowing your friends like never before.
Vegan bath bombs
Whether the person you’re buying for is vegan or not, these bath bombs invite the recipient to sit back and relax. Filled with natural and organic ingredients, you can give the gift of a luxurious at-home spa day. Thoughtful and conscious, this gift will show your favorite person just how much you care about them. These vegan bath bombs are great gifts for any gender or any age.
Video Gamer Valentine's Day T-Shirt
If you and your partner love to spend time playing video games together, this t-shirt is sure to be a winner! It's available in men's, women's and youth fits—perfect for the whole gaming family.
The Date Night Cookbook
The way to pretty much anyone's heart is through their stomach, making this book the perfect Valentine's Day gift! It's essentially giving someone a guide to tons of fun dates (after all, who doesn't love cooking with their sweetheart?). Plus, each recipe takes less than an hour to make, leaving you plenty of time to Netflix & chill.
“I’m here for the right reasons” throw pillow
So maybe you and your favorite person won’t be the star couple who emerges from the next season of The Bachelor or The Bachelorette. What you can do, though, is express your commitment through one of the show’s most quoted phrases. Who will receive your bright red rose this Valentine’s Day?
Luxury bathtub caddy tray
Made from craft wood, this bathtub caddy comes with space for a tablet, book, phone, snacks, and a wine glass. Fit for a romantic night for one or two, pair this luxury bathtub tray with some beautifully scented candles, fine wine, and relaxing tunes to make for the perfect night in. Combine with the bath bombs above for a soak so inviting, the recipient will lounge until the water gets cold.
“I’m booked” tote
Here’s a Valentine’s Day gift for your favorite book nerd. You can bet that more than once, they’ve passed on social gatherings in favor of staying home with their books. Give them the power and pride to show off their love for literature with this tote.
Kate Spade Gold Bangle Bracelet
This simple, elegant gold Kate Spade bangle, inscribed with the words "Heart of Gold," is so timeless that you could give it to your partner, best friend, mom, or even your mother-in-law! (And since it costs less than $40, you could probably give it to all of them—we won't tell.)
Drawing Without Dignity adult uncensored drawing game
You’ve probably played Pictionary once or twice. Drawing Without Dignity is like that, but with no rules for what can be drawn. Give the gift of fearless and funny art, and an evening full of laughs. Together, you’ll put your drawing skills to the test to get your party to guess correctly based on a series of naughty clues.
There are just some things you need the elegant words of others to express. Who better to look to than world-renowned poet Pablo Neruda, who has written some of the best love poems? With the original Spanish version on one side of the page, and the English translation on the other, this collection of love poems will make anyone swoon.
Love You More throw pillow
Who loves who more? How do you show it? This throw pillow is a place to start. Handmade with the saying written in calligraphy, this gift is the perfect combination of sweet and practical. It’s plush and soft, and perfect for the recipient to hug when they’re missing you.
Library Scented Candle
If you need a Valentine's Day gift for a booklover, you probably can't do any better than this candle (except maybe if you get them some new romance novels to read). We can picture it now: candle burning, a hot mug of tea, and a cozy blanket—it's the ideal way for bookworms to spend the day.
Insulated wicker picnic basket
Hey boo, let's get us a pic-a-nic basket! Give the one who has your heart a gift that will keep on giving. This Nature Gear picnic basket comes with enough plates, wine glasses, cutlery, and napkins for a four-person 'nic. The basket is temperature controlled, so you can keep your muffins hot or your wine chilled during an idyllic hike to a romantic destination of your choosing. If you're looking for a gift that says both 'I envision spending years exploring together' and 'I am not afraid of dealing with ants,' look no further.
"I Otterly Love You" Card
In the age of email, text messages and Snapchat, nothing says "I Love You" like mailing a good old-fashioned card—especially if you take a moment to write something heartfelt on the inside. Pro-tip: If you live together, send the card to your loved one's place of work!
'We'll be friends' mug
This handmade black and white mug will show your bestie how dedicated you are to your friendship, and allow them to do the same anytime they drink from it. It reads, “We’ll be friends until we are old and senile, then we’ll be new friends.” There’s no better way this Valentine’s Day to show your best friend how much you love them.
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Unicorn Snot - glitter gel for face, body, and hair
Add a little shimmer to your favorite person’s daily look with 'unicorn snot.' You can choose between pink and silver. It’s a fun and quirky gift for the person in your life who would appreciate something a little different this Valentine's Day. They can wear the glitter to a party, a date, or incorporate it into their everyday look. Regardless, they’ll feel glamorous wearing this unicorn glitter.
Why You’re My Bestie Fill-in Journal
This little journal is filled with lined blank pages for you to fill to tell your bestie why they’re you’re favorite. Crack some of your inside jokes, share your favorite memories, and tell them how much they mean to you all inside this little book. It’ll be a prized memento they’ll cherish and keep for the rest of their life.
“You abducted my heart” tee
On this Valentine’s Day, combine science fiction with a little seasonal love by gifting this t-shirt. It’s perfect for your friend who shamelessly adores all things alien and strange. This gift will tell them how much you love them and their unique nerdiness. They’ll wear it around town so everyone will know they have a great person in their life like you.
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My Glory Was I Had Such Friends: A Memoir
Amy Silverstein was the recipient of a heart transplant, but 26 years later, her new heart began to fail. However,the story she tells in her memoir isn’t solely about her struggle to live. Amy tells her readers about her friends who did everything for her that medicine couldn’t. She measures the importance of what it means to be there for your friends in the worst of times through a story of resilient friendship and fierce loyalty. If you want to show your favorite person that you’ll be there for them through thick and thin, here’s your gift.
Hot Dudes Reading
We have here a Valentine’s Day gift bound to make the recipient laugh and swoon all at once. The Hot Dudes Reading Instagram account took the social channel by storm, gaining thousands of subscribers (there’s a strong chance your book nerd friend is following). Now, they’re compiled some of the best photos into one book so fans can hold a physical copy right in their hands.
Ultrasonic aromatherapy fragrant oil vaporizer humidifier
If you share a living space with your sweetie, this aromatherapy humidifier with LED lights is a great way to create a zen, romantic vibe in your home. In addition to improving air quality—helping you and yours avoid allergens, dust, and dryness—the LED lights also help add atmosphere to any apartment. Comes with a safety auto-switch that turns the humidifier off when it runs out of water to avoid overheating.
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