Valentine’s Day is just a few weeks away, and if you haven’t thought of a gift to give to your special someone, NOW is certainly the time — but of course… I also know how tough it can be to think of the best valentines day gift ideas especially if the two of you have been together for a long time.
Luckily for you though, you’ve found your way to this article which lists out a number of new and unique presents that will help you earn major brownie points with your girlfriend or boyfriend this year. The best part? These valentines day gift ideas are made locally in the Philippines, if not available for shipping to the Philippines!
So without further ado, below are a number of the most awesome valentines day gift ideas for him and her — from cheap to luxurious finds, as well as simple to thoughtful keepsakes, this list surely has it all and you can even mix and match!
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Valentines Day Gift Ideas
You can never go wrong with a flower arrangement to gift to your loved one — but this section also lists out a number of unique (if not quirky) variants that will help give a good new twist to the ol’ classics.
There is a huge number of flower shops spread out across the Philippines, but if you want to source it from a brand that packages a fresh flower bouquet luxuriously — and puts it at a price point that doesn’t burn a hole in your wallet, FlowerStore.PH should be your go-to place!
The price of bouquets starts at Php 999 with a number of flower type choices. Other unique bouquet options are:
– Boxed Flowers
– 99 Red Roses
– Basket of Flowers
– DIY Kit
Flowers with Chocolates
How about adding more ‘sweetness‘ to your flower arrangement with this bouquet that’s speckled with Ferrero Rocher goodies?
Two great things in one will definitely make your beloved swoon!
How about a metaphorical bouquet that symbolizes your undying love for your partner? With these eternal flowers that can last for years, they are definitely one of the best valentines day gift ideas!
Some flowers are preserved while others are made of soy wax that mimics the texture of real flowers! Other choices are:
– Red, Pink, Blue, Purple
– Monogram Letter
– Boxed Letter
“I Love You” Flowers
If you want to express your love in the most obvious way possible, gift them this big elegant box that’s filled with red eternal roses arranged in an “I ♡ U” pattern!
“Beauty & The Beast” Flower
Inspired by the movie, this rose went through a sophisticated preservation process and was then encased in a glass dome with LED lights — it’s certainly a romantic and enchanting gift!
Teddy Bear Flowers
Gift this unique and adorable bear-shaped art that is made of high-quality artificial roses — it’s sure to surprise your partner in a good way!
As an alternative to all of these, you can give a bouquet of dried flowers!
This is one of the great valentines day gift ideas especially if your S.O. loves something that lasts even longer, if not a great additional decoration to their home.
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» Food & Drinks
Is your loved one more of a foodie? Don’t fret because the following unique valentines day gift ideas will surely give you lots of options to choose from — and which the two of you can both enjoy especially if you’re planning to do a picnic, lunch, or dinner date of sorts!
You can give them any cake to satiate their sweet tooth, but I suggest that you take it a step further.
Offer this beautiful rose-colored heart-shaped drip cake that’s topped with strawberries, meringue, and macarons! Did I hear you say, ‘yum’?
(Made by Bizu).
“Smash” Heart Cake
Ever heard of a ‘smash’ cake?
It’s basically a kind of dessert that can be smashed or broken with a wooden hammer — and as a sweet surprise, the receiver will find a number of goodies, chocolates, and other snacks! It’s definitely a fun gift that your significant other would love.
(Check this if you want a chocolate smash cake version).
Offer up a bouquet for this special day, but instead of the usual, why not a gigantic arrangement of 20 Ferrero Rocher pieces?
This is surely a confectionary treat for your special someone!
— Otherwise, go for a classic box of chocolate truffles… or maybe a set of chocolates with liquor if that’s more of their style?
Pink Chocolate Strawberries with Wine
Make their day with this one-of-a-kind luxurious arrangement of pink-covered strawberries with rose wine!
For other options, see:
– Pink Chocolate
– Chocolate Strawberries
– Chocolate Strawberries with Wine
Steak with Wine
Surprise them with a pack of fresh steak AND wine — or maybe beer? After all, there is no better combination than these two, especially for the true-blue meat-lovers!
For a list of options:
– Steak Supreme and Wine Basket
– Seafood and Wine Set
– Steak and Beer Set
– 1kg Korean BBQ Beef with Red Wine
– 500g Japanese Wagyu with Red Wine
– 500g Australian Wagyu with Red Wine
Grill-To-Go Yakiniku Set
Do they love yakiniku or samgyeopsal (grilled meat)?
Give them the chance to have their own grill set at home with this portable griller bundle that comes with a range of meats and side dishes.
Alternatively, you can gift them a hot pot (shabu shabu) set from Nabe!
Graze Box with Wine
Send them a luxurious selection of delicious cured meats (charcuterie), cheese, dried fruits, and many others — including a bottle of wine. This is best paired with a trip to a nearby park for a picnic, or better yet: a night of Netflix and chill *wink*
– Graze Box (no wine)
– Graze Box with Wine in Heart Box
– Bigger Graze Box with Wine
This is a great addition to, let’s say, a camping or picnic trip for Valentine’s Day — after all, it will help you build the perfect s’mores treat in a romantic setting!
– Fruit Box
Show your love — literally — with these sugar cookies that make up the word ‘LOVE’! Rest assured, these are delectable to munch on with the perfect balance of sweetness in every bite.
Are they a fan of the famous Netflix show, Squid Game? Gift them a Dalgona Candy cookie set!
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» Accessories & Other Valentines Day Gift Ideas
Want something else that is more tangible and long-lasting? If you know that they’re not into food or flowers (or if you’ve already given them these things numerous times before), check out the following list of unique items that will surely remind them of your affection and thoughtfulness.
Customized Portrait Lamp
This is one of the best unique valentines day gift ideas! This lamp can be personalized based on a photo you’ll provide and it will have 16 changeable colors (remote included).
To power it up, it’s USB-powered or battery operated with 3 AA batteries.
Custom Anime/Cartoon Caricature
If your S.O. has a favorite show, you can have an artist make a digital sketch drawing of them — or the two of you — and have it framed!
You can have it in the style of The Simpsons, Adventure Time, Family Guy, Naruto, and more~
Surprise your loved one with memorable customized bobblehead figures of the two of you!
The process takes a bit of a long time but both of you will be impressed with how detailed it is.
ALTERNATIVE: How about a customized Funko Pop figure?
Personalized Keychain Film Roll
Stored and printed on authentic waterproof film roll, this unique keychain is sure to secure your photos as well as serve as a nice reminder of fond memories!
They come in various colors and can store 15 or 30 photos.
Personalized Record Display
This is one of the most unique valentines day gift ideas for him or her!
Immortalize a significant song between the two of you and have it printed on a record in which you can customize the album cover and even print a Spotify scan code. (You can even specify a timestamp for added meaningfulness!).
ALTERNATIVE: Transparent acrylic plaques by ikebana.ph or by GiftStory
Mixtapes have long been phased out — but it’s still one of the most loving gestures that anyone can do! Thankfully, this USB Mixtape gift will allow you to store up to 16GB of songs, photos, videos, notes, and so much more.
(You can personalize your own labels and designs).
Mark your “first” (kiss, date, anniversary, etc.) or a special day (wedding, etc.) with this customized star map that shows what the sky and stars looked like on a particulate date and place!
(They have over 8 designs, from minimalist to round watercolor layouts.)
Is your loved one a plantito or plantita? If your answer is a resounding yes, MNLGrowKits are a must for you to buy! They have a lot of seedlings and grow kits available for you to choose from.
ALTERNATIVE: Buy potted plants at @spruceplantshop
Personalized Dopp Bag for Her
As a great addition to your lady’s purse, this cute and unique handmade leather pouch can function as a cosmetic bag, organizer, or accessory for storing all kinds of little things (jewelry, keys, and more).
The best part? You can add her initials to it for a personalized touch!
Personalized Toiletry Bag for Him
For the man in your life, introduce him to this perfect and luxurious leather dopp kit that he can use as a toiletry bag among many others.
Choose from a range of colored leather as well as varying stamp designs to put their name or initials!
Personalized Docking Station
Help them keep their daily items organized — their keys, Apple watch, mobile phone, wallet, and many others.
To add, this handmade docking station is compatible with all mobile phones, and with its design, it can be easily set up for charging. For a nice touch, their name or initials can also be engraved!
For those who love hiking, travel, and adventure — gift them a rustic yet working compass with a personalized design.
Choose to also add an engraved message on the inside of the lid, as well as print their initials on the included leather pouch!
Affordable Branded Bag or Clothes
Are they into branded items but you’re on a budget?
Don’t worry! If you shop by Luna & Co’s shop, you can find a range of brand new AND preloved branded apparel and clothing that are sourced from the USA and Europe.
Make sure to turn on your notifications for their Instagram and Facebook pages because their items sell out really fast!
Why not book a future vacation for your special someone? Better yet, book a vacation for the two of you!
There are a lot of amazing websites where you can make this happen such as AirBnB (accommodations), Klook (tours), and SkyScanner (flights).
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Local Gift Cards
…Or is your loved one a practical and no-frills individual? If so, buying them a gift card or combining it with a flower bouquet might just be the solution you’re looking for!
Some of the top favorites are Klook, GrabFood, Puregold, SM, Flowerstore, and more (can be purchased from Lazada or Shopee).
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I hope this list of unique valentines day gift ideas for him and her helped you find the best gift that will show your love and care.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
This is very helpful! Thank you!
Glad to be of help! Happy Valentines :D