Everyone loves to feel loved. Sometimes we just have a hard time communicating how much we care for each other through our words so we use gifts. That opens a whole new realm that can be difficult to navigate. You want to get a gift that expresses your love for that person, but you don't want to be cheesy or get the same gifts over and over. That's why we have compiled a list of the Top 10 most romantic gift ideas for this Valentine's Day in no particular order. We're all about making your lives easier. Ladies and gentleman, take a deep breath and relax. Your Valentine's Day troubles are over. All you have to do is read this list and pick one.
1. Personalized Map Puzzle of where you first met.
We all love those sentimental gifts that tug at the heart strings. Making a map puzzle of where you first met, had your first date, or any other significant place in your relationship is a great way to show how much you care.
Bonus Points: Fellas, if you plan on proposing this Valentine's Day, you can pick a significant spot, give her the puzzle that leads her exactly to it, and pop the question then and there! See how easy and romantic that is? All of her friends will be jealous.
You can purchase these puzzles for around $15 on etsy.com. They even have puzzles in the shape of a heart.
2. Flowers with meaning.
Let's face it, everyone and their mom gets the typical red, white, or pink roses on Valentine's Day. Time to step it up a notch. Start the day off right by sending her some flowers that have some meaning and tell her why you chose each flower. For example, an apple blossom means promise, pink carnations mean gratitude, gladiolus means strength of character, and hibiscus means delicate beauty. If she gets a beautiful assortment or flowers with thoughtful meanings for each one, it tells her that you put some effort into this instead of just whipping out your wallet. Be careful, though. Her coworkers will try to steal you and/or clone you.
To find out more about the meanings of flowers, go to aboutflowers.com for the entire list.
3. Exotic Chocolates
Ladies love chocolates. However, as I said before, its more about the effort that you put into it rather than the gift itself. If your significant other is a chocolate lover, you can't go wrong with a box of exotic chocolates. Chocolates from all around the world are way more exciting than a $5 box that you picked up from Walgreens on your way home. Trust me on this.
Bonus points: Throw in a line about how you want to travel to all the different countries that those chocolates came from with her by your side, you'll be golden.
Cocoabella.com has a great assortment of these exotic chocolates. They even have boxes ranging in size and price so you can find one that fits your budget.
4. Valentine's Day Themed Adult Coloring Books
Adult coloring books are extremely popular right now because they provide hours upon hours of entertainment. These intricate books have also been proven to reduce stress. For that reason, they would make a great gift for someone with a stressful job or school schedule, or any adult in general.
You can get the "Lots of Love Coloring Book" on amazon.com for about $8.
5. Jewelry Candles
It is a well-known fact that most women absolutely adore getting jewelry on Valentine's Day. Most women also enjoy a candle in her favorite scent. Did you know that the two are now combined? That's right, you can buy a candle with jewelry (or a coupon code for jewelry) hidden inside. Now when her favorite scented candle runs out, she will have a beautiful piece of jewelry to remember it by.
Bonus points: Husbands, draw her a bubble bath, light these candles all around the tub, and line the floor with rose petals. Then have a brand new outfit waiting for her when she gets finished with her bath with a note that says "Put this on, we have dinner reservations." You will be her hero! I promise. Ps-if you need help picking out an outfit for her, you can always come in to her favorite boutique and we will help you pick something perfect for her *wink wink*.
You can purchase these candles at diamondcandles.com. They have jewelry ranging from $100 - $5,000 hidden in their candles! The more you buy, the better your chances are of getting exactly what she wants.
6. Customized Picture Frame
Pictures are memories that you can hang in your home. If you want a sentimental gift for this Valentine's Day that won't break the bank, a customized picture frame is the way to go. Fill it with your favorite picture of the two of you and she will have a gift that she can treasure forever.
Personalizationmall.com has several choices for customized picture frames ranging from around $25 - $40 so that you can pick the one that best reflects her personal style.
7. Customized Photo Keepsake Box
Speaking of photos, another amazing way to show how much you care is to customize a keepsake box with your favorite photo of the two of you. Women love when you customize things. It really is the thought that counts.
Bonus points: Fill the keepsake box with beautiful jewelry from Blush and Bashful. Not sure what to get? Come in store and we can help you pick something out that she is sure to love.
You can find these personalized boxes on etsy.com. There are some for every price range.
8. Custom Voice Wave Recording
These are huge right now, and rightfully so. You can download an app that will turn your words into a digital voice pattern that can be printed. You can express your feelings in a way that she will be able to remember forever.
Search "voice art" on etsy.com to find jewelry, digital prints, and even wood etchings that will capture the words that she wants to hear everyday.
9. Romantic Getaway
Every woman loves to be swept off her feet and whisked away on a romantic getaway. The best part about this is that you can go wherever you want. Whether it be a cruise, a cabin in the mountains, or a bed and breakfast on the outskirts of town, the fact that you planned something specifically with her in mind will blow her away.
Bonus points: Don't tell her what you're planning. Pick her up from work with her bags already packed with her favorite clothes (again, if you need help picking out outfits, we can help you). Spontaneity can be very romantic. Unless she doesn't like surprises or likes to plan things herself, then you might want to clue her in ahead of time.
10. Star Registry
Last but certainly not least, star registry. You're probably thinking what in the world is that? It's one of the most romantic things in the galaxy, literally. You can name a star or an entire constellation after her for less than $50. That's a small price to pay to be the most romantic man on the planet (Ryan Gosling, who?). Just go to star-registration.com and fill out an application. If you want to take it a step further, you can pay $80 to register a binary star. That is, two stars that orbit around each other that you can name after both of you. Swoon.
Gentleman, you have no more excuses. We have provided you with a fantastic list of unique and romantic Valentine's Day gifts that your significant other will fawn over. All you have to do is pick one, or several for a Valentine's Day she will never forget!
Sources: gayot.com, etsy.com, aboutflowers.com, cocoabella.com, amazon.com, personalizationmall.com, star-registration.com