10 Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, there is only so much time left to get something nice for that special someone. Whether that be your significant other, mom or best friend you are bound to get gift inspiration from any of these ten gift ideas!

1. Candy (duh!)


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Candy has always been the easiest, yet somehow most cherished, gift one can receive on Valentine’s Day. So, if your sweetie has a sweet tooth then this idea is an easy decision.

2. Flowers


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Whether you purchase a classic bouquet of red roses or specific flowers that your special someone loves most of all, they will be sure to love these just as much as they love you after receiving this gift.

3. A fragrance


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Perfume and cologne are gifts that appear to be more thoughtful, yet they are super easy to purchase. Not only will they love that you thought of something special, but you can also turn this into an opportunity to choose a scent that you love as well. Not sure which fragrance to purchase? Here are some romantic fragrances that would be great to choose from.

4. A personalized card


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There’s nothing better than telling someone how much they mean to you and what better way to do that than with a personalized card that they can keep forever. Creating a card from scratch is a nice quick way to make a thoughtful gift. Here are some ideas for how you can create one.

5. DIY bath bomb


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A bath bomb is a fun gift that your special someone can enjoy. They are very easy to purchase at stores like Lush and Bath & Body Works, but if you really want to make it special you can make one yourself using this tutorial. You can then incorporate personal touches that your Valentine will appreciate.  

6. Wine


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If you and that special someone are of legal age, you can purchase a nice bottle of wine. That way not only will you be gifting something enjoyable, but you can also turn it into a fun treat that the two of you can enjoy together!

7. Gift Card


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Bear with me, I know that gift cards can often be seen as a last-minute gift, but let’s be honest there’s nothing better than being given a gift that you can use to buy more things with. The trick to purchasing a good gift card is to make sure that it can be used for a specific thing that your special someone enjoys. Not only will it relieve you from the stress of finding the perfect gift, but it will also be a nice way to show that you pay attention to their likes and interests.

8. Underwear


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Buying underwear for your Valentine is the perfect opportunity to get something sexy that the two of you can enjoy. 

9. Jewelry


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If you are looking to spend a bit more money, buying jewelry is easily accomplished with a quick trip to the mall. Jewelry is a special gift that is valuable and can be personalized for your special someone.

10. Scrapbook


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This thoughtful gift can be personalized to be just what your special someone would enjoy. You can fill it with wonderful memories that the two of you have shared, along with meaningful messages that your Valentine will love.

Although all of these gift ideas would be a great way to show someone how much they mean to you, the easiest way to do that is just by telling them. Don’t wait for this one day out of the year to tell your loved ones what they mean to you because life is much too short and let’s be honest, we all know that the day after Valentine’s Day sales make Feb. 15 the best time to do that anyway!