15 Gift Ideas Around $15 or Less for Valentine’s Day

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Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

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When it comes to Valentine’s Day, it’s hard to beat the classic gifts: chocolate and flowers. If you’re looking to mix it up this year, here are some fun gift ideas that won’t break the bank or create clutter.

1. Darn Tough Wool Socks

Socks might not be the most romantic gift, but just like your love, these socks will last a lifetime. They’re made of Merino wool, which means they keep your feet warm without getting sweaty. Since Valentine's Day is smack in the middle of winter for many of us, these make a great gift for cuddling up. Cost: $15.95

2. Ice Cream/Coffee Date

Whether it’s hot or cold, a date night is always a great way to connect and grow your relationship. If you’re on a budget, going out for ice cream or coffee is a good way to get out of the house to spend some intentional quality time together. Cost: Around $10

3.  Phone Storage Workout Bottle

If you love to hit the gym together, this is a great gift!  Keep all your valuables (phone, ID, keys) with you in the gym by putting them in this handy storage workout bottle. Cost: $15

4. Specialty Tea

Steep some love in this sweet, heart-shaped tea infuser that pairs perfectly with one of our favorite teas—loose leaf spiced chai. Cost: $10.78

5. Softcover Photo Book from Artifact Uprising

Remind your loved one of some favorite memories from the past year with this easy-to-make custom photo book. Cost: From $15. For more details, click here.

6. Send a “Greetabl”

Long-distance relationships can be challenging, especially when holidays roll around. Greetabl.com makes it easy and affordable to send a special gift with a personal touch. You get to choose the box design, add photos, pick a fun gift, and add a sweet message. Cost: $13.50-$17.00. For more details, click here.

7. Succulents

Flowers are great, but live plants are a gift that keeps adding cheer and oxygen into your life all year long. Even if your significant other doesn’t have a green thumb, these succulents are sturdy enough for the novice gardener. Cost: $13.95

8.  Magazine Subscription

A yearly subscription to popular magazines like Real Simple, Popular Mechanic, Food Network, Eating Well, or The Atlantic gives your loved one a fun gift in the mailbox each month. Cost: $5-$15

9. Marriage/ Relationship Book

Invest in your relationship this Valentine’s Day with a book you can both read and discuss to strengthen your relationship. For some great choices, check out The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God by Timothy Keller and You Expect?: Redeeming the Realities of Marriage by Paul David Tripp. Cost: $10-15

10. Spotify Gift Card

A Spotify gift card will always be appreciated—especially if it comes with a promise to listen to your significant other’s favorite music! Cost: $15 plus. For more details, click here.

11. Stationery

In today’s world of digital communication, nothing can top a handwritten note. We love these notecards that are great for both genders. Make your sweetheart’s day and add your own love letter to the gift. Cost: $14.95

12. Beard Oil

Beauty products aren’t just for women. This lightly-scented beard oil keeps skin and hair soft and healthy. Cost: $7.50

13. Movie Night at Home

Enjoy this summer’s blockbusters, like Wonder Woman, Hidden Figures, or Guardians of the Galaxy. Throw in some boxed candy from the Dollar Store and some popcorn for a movie night in! Cost: $10-$15

14. Moleskin Journal

This classic journal comes in a variety of fun colors.  Write your own note on the front page for a personal touch that can’t be bought. Cost: $12

15.  Book Club for Two

Reading a book together is a great way to explore the world without leaving your home—plus it can spark some great conversations! Try a classic like The Count of Monte CristoThe Lord of the Rings, To Kill a Mockingbird, or Brave New World. Cost: $7-$13