9 Unique Valentine’s Gifts for Her That Aren’t Teddy Bears and Balloons

Saffron Marigold - Updated: January 14, 2024

You want to impress her this Valentine’s Day with extraordinary gifts and gestures she won’t forget. It can be hard filtering through the basic and often low-quality gifts for this holiday—at the store and online. Lucky for you, we’ve put together a list of nine Valentine’s gifts for her she’ll truly love. When in doubt, a gift card to one of her favorite stores will always be appreciated.

1. Valentine’s gifts for the home chef

The dear food enthusiast in your life may already have the Lenox and Wedgwood collections they need. Something deceptively simple like an apron will complete their kitchen essentials. How about a block printed cotton apron in a stunning design like this floral number featuring out Tropical Garden prints?

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2. Curated Valentine’s gift box for the Earth lover

An all-natural gift box with eco-friendly items is a fine choice for someone who enjoys luxury treats and being kind to the Earth. For example, this self care kit is zero waste, certified vegan, and plastic-free.

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Make it even more special…

Throw in this set of luxury spa soaps to complete your self care gift box. Triple-milled soaps enriched with botanical butters and extracts inspired by global destinations like Paris, Tahiti, and Morocco. She’ll feel extra pampered for sure!

3. A unique Valentine’s Day gift for her she’ll use every day

Does she like to sit by the window as she dozes off watching her shows in the evenings? Or, does she start her day by enjoying a morning cup of coffee out on the porch? Gift her this billowy cotton quilt with handcrafted details to keep her company even when you’re not there. This is also a one-of-a-kind gift for all the wonderful women in your life: moms, sisters, and close friends.

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4. Gifts for the partner who loves big romantic gestures

If she’s someone who is generous with love and presents, but rarely treats herself to luxury items, give her an exceptional experience gift. Set up a mini spa day at home with everything she’ll need for her mini getaway—a luxury fabric shower curtain, moisturizing soaps, a scent diffuser, and deluxe spa products for head-to-toe pampering!

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5. Small, but show-stopping gifts

When it comes to thoughtful gifts, a high-quality gift or two will be more appreciated than trinkets that belong more in a Christmas stocking.

So whether it’s a pure silk, hand-dyed scarf with matching carry pouch…

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..a hand-carved tea light holder packaged in a tasteful shibori box…

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…or a block printed tote bag, it will make a brilliant Valentine’s day gift for her, particularly if extravagant gifting isn’t her main love language.

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6. Valentine’s gift for the nature lover

Similar to a necklace with a birthstone pendant, a glass birth month flower is a personalized gift choice she’ll cherish. A handcrafted gift like this will delight any nature lover in your life on Valentine’s Day.

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Make it a gift set…

A floral kaftan is a fantastic gift for someone who enjoys nature and travel. Shop our Floral Bouquet collection of kaftans and kimono robes for more floral motifs like the sacred lotus, the regal chrysanthemum, and the intoxicating jasmine.

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7. A gift that’ll bring a tear to her eye

Some people may prefer to stick to digital, but there’s nothing quite like a photo album filled with reminders of your years together. Memories made tangible. Whether it’s a gift for a mom, wife, or best friend, a personalized photo album will warm her heart.

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8. A room of her own

If you’re looking to do something memorable and different this year for your partner on Valentine’s Day, how about making over the bedroom? New bedding and an upgraded set of curtains that speak to your partner’s design tastes will leave them speechless! Don’t forget to spruce up in other ways, too—a fresh coat of paint, a photograph hung on the wall, or a new cozy rug, for starters.

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9. Valentine’s gift for the traveler

The ultimate travel-friendly gift is a reusable water bottle. Preferably one that accommodates both hot and cold drinks! One with a gorgeous print like a foliage-covered bottle will remind her of you whenever she’s out and about.

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Then, make your gift even more extraordinary with a toiletries bag set she can take on her next adventure. From weekend trips to the nearest big city to your international anniversary trip, she’ll love packing with these quilted makeup bags.

Blue Poppy ~ Quilted Toiletries and Makeup Bag

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Don’t forget…

To put your feelings into words! Whether you’re gifting a best friend of fifteen years or your romantic partner for life, a heartfelt note card to go with your gift will bring a smile to her face.

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Need Valentine’s Day gift inspirations for the special men in your life? Take a look at the following gift guide!

Gift Ideas for Him

There’s only a little time left till that sweetest of days, Valentine’s Day. Add a romantic touch to any room with our linens–along with great ideas for accessories–and see the room come alive.