On Valentine’s Day, it can feel like there is a lot of pressure to come up with just the right gift.
However, you don’t need to spend a lot to make your love known. Homemade personal gifts are often the ones that communicate our love the best.
You can’t go wrong by making the effort to show and recognize your love on Valentine’s Day, but you could go wrong by just ignoring the day entirely. Aren’t your loved one worth it?
Check out these 20 Valentine’s gift ideas to ease your stress over the holiday and make those you love feel amazing!
1. Engage All Five Senses
Decorate a five drawer set for the holiday and put something to tease each of the five senses in each drawer. Ideas would be perfume, candy, massage oil, lingerie, etc. This gift can also be made for the woman in your life. Use your imagination and watch your Valentine be surprised!
2. Beer Me Flowers
Who says you can’t get a man flowers? Any beer lover would love this adorable valentine!
3. A Gift That Keeps Giving Every Day
All you need is a white board marker to tell your loved one how special they are everyday just by changing the message. Easy to make with simple craft store items!
4. For Your Booklover
This one appears to be possible to DIY, but it also has an online order option. The online option is not cheap, but would be a forever keepsake for your most beloved book worm, or give the folding a try yourself.
5. All the Pieces of Your Heart
This gift is personal, special and affordable. Surprise your valentine with a puzzle made from your favorite picture of the two of you.
6. Perfect Match
This gift is simple, easy to make and yummy!
7. Many Hearts Cheesecake
This would be an adorable surprise for your sweetheart. And it looks very impressive!
8. Treasure Hunt
This says it’s for a husband, but it could be for wife, girlfriend or boyfriend. Send your loved one on a fun treasure hunt ending just where you want them to!
9. Cupcake Bouquet
For this cute gift, you could bake your own cupcakes or buy a variety of bakery cupcakes to put in your arrangement.
10. Heart Bath Bombs
Any woman would love to get this gift. Bath bombs can be pricey to buy, but you can make them yourself. Pair it with other bath spa items and have a night of romance.
11. Two Person Journal
This is a couples journal for you both to complete by filling it in. This gift will help communication and connection building!
12. Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Doing chocolate dipped strawberries would be a wonderful valentine treat for a man or woman. If they are a football fan, consider this added white decoration.
13. Customized Photo Phone Case
Your valentine will always be holding you in their hands with this gift.
14. Engraved Alloy Wallet Card
Make a message to your loved one a permanent reminder they can see everytime they open their wallet.
15. A Year of Dates
Why not celebrate your love with a special date night once a month? Use a basket and twelve envelopes to hold each date description. Prepaid and pre-planned! What a great idea!
16. Jenga Love Game
Take a normal Jenga game and put clever questions or loving actions on each piece. If they pull a piece, the action is to be followed.
17. Chocolate Dessert Bowls
How about skipping the heavy dinner out and do dessert in? This is sure to be a sweet hit.
18. Breakfast in Bed
Simple and thoughtful. Everyone loves to be surprised with breakfast in bed. Try this simple twist on cinnamon rolls.
19. Love Painting
Just by gathering your kids, some paints and a canvas you can create a one of a kind piece of artwork for your valentine.
20. Love Box
Put together a box with fun small gifts and messages of love for your valentine to dive into on a bad day. This is great for a long distance partner too!I hope you found something to spark the inspiration to recognize your special valentine!
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