So you’ve made it past the are-we-or-aren’t-we phase, and you’re certain about your sweetheart. What you’re less certain about is what to give them this Valentine’s Day.
Well, we’ve got good news. With a little thought on your part, and these expert strategies and inspiration, you’ll be sure to wow your loved one on the most romantic day of the year.
Relationship Status: It’s Official
If you’re in a relatively new relationship and not quite sure what to get your significant other for Valentine’s Day, relationship experts suggest executing a delicate balancing act. It’s about finding a gift that shows that you care about them while not being completely over-the-top.
Ask yourself: What do they love to do? What have they been talking about doing? Maybe it’s concert tickets to a band they love or taking a cooking class together. Whatever you chose, it should demonstrate that you’ve been paying attention and listening to their likes and dislikes.
with an invitation to use it together, ideally on a specific date.
for a romantic gift that encourages creative expression.
to keep her charged at all times.
Relationship Status: Getting Serious
If your relationship has evolved to the next level, congratulations! And a warning: You now have some gift landmines to avoid. Two items shouldn’t be given unless explicitly asked for: lingerie and fitness equipment, to avoid sending the wrong message.
A safe, yet still exciting and romantic, route to go for couples in this stage is to focus on experiences—like a hot air balloon ride, wine tasting, or theater tickets. A meaningful experience that has a lasting impact shows your partner that you’ve listened and paid attention, which shows that you care. The point, after all, is to both celebrate your love and to pay attention to their needs and desires.
Try purchasing a small, romantic token, such as a bouquet of flowers, and attaching a card that describes the adventure you’ll take together, with a message such as: “Here’s the real present: We’ve been talking about that weekend trip for a while now. Let’s plan it and go!”
With GiftNow, your gift always arrives right on time via text or email, so even last-minute shoppers can take advantage of these cute Valentine’s Day gift ideas.
1. A photo frame from Target,
complete with an image from a meaningful time together.
2. A weekender bag from Target,
along with a card referencing a weekend away from it all—spent together.