Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

5 Affordable Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Women

5 Affordable Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for your Girlfriend or Wife

Gift Ideas for that special lady in your life

Updated 02-04-2019
Ana Veiga

Can’t figure out what to get your wife or girlfriend for Valentine’s Day? Here are some fail proof Valentine’s Days gift ideas that fits any budget. 

Tip:  Start with a budget and work around that.

Don’t have money for a fancy dinner- then make it.

Don’t have money for a full bouquet of roses, buy just one or go to Home Depot and buy a nice plant. 

1. Bathtub Tray

Perfect for an at home spa day. Add other gifts like bath balms and a nice loofah.

2. Jewelry Box

A jewelry box is a fantastic Valentine’s day gift idea. Just make sure the recipient has jewelry to place inside of it. 

Tip: TJMaxx is a great place to go or Amazon if you are on a time crunch. 

3. An Online Club

You can format it to your budget. Choose for a couple of months or for the whole year. The great thing about this is that it is the gift that keeps on giving.

Birchbox- awesome beauty products and makeup

AdoreMe – lingerie and more

ShoeDazzle – for the shoe lover

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4. Ouai Gift Set

Ouai is a current cult favorite. Their hair products are sheek and of high quality.

5. Yoga Mat

For your Yoga Enthusiast or Spouse that wants to get into Yoga. Yoga matts are also perfect for stretching in the house and meditating.

 

 
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