Chocolate and flowers are great, but if you’re looking to really wow the No. 1 woman in your life this Valentine’s Day, you’re going to have to think outside of the heart-shaped box. Before Feb. 14 rolls around, consider gifting your wife, girlfriend or fiancée one of the following five gift ideas below for the 2016 holiday.
Bloom, Lovely Journal — Give your better half something greater than a Valentine’s Day card this year. Ashley N. Crouch's limited edition The Bloom, Lovely Journal will give her the opportunity to jot down her daily notes in style. The limited edition, hand-crafted journal was painted by American artists and specifically designed to help women feel more beautiful every day (and not to mention, fit comfortably in a purse or clutch). This item retails for $16.95.
Skin Truffle — Sure, chocolates are great, but if you’re looking to jazz up the typical Valentine’s Day gift, we’ve got just the ticket! TempleSpa USA’s Skin Truffle Total Face Rejuvenation, dubbed “happiness in a jar,” combines a cream that not only increases skin radiation, but is made from some seriously delicious products. The Switzerland-created item includes black truffles, grapeseed champagne, purifying strawberries and cocoa butter in its ingredient list. A 1.7 ounce jar retails for $125.
Leather Heart Coasters — Put a new twist on a heart-shaped gift. Colonel Littleton is selling vintage brown, polished leather coasters this Valentine’s Day. To make the Leather Heart Coasters a little more personal, consider getting the set of four embossed with a single letter. A coaster set retails for $90. Personalization for four items costs an extra $12.
Round Mirrored Tray — If you’re planning to gift the woman in your life flowers, consider also giving her something beautiful to put them on. Havenly’s Round Mirrored Tray is the perfect way to show off flowers because it gives the floral display that extra special touch. The antique-finish metal piece comes with rope handles and retails for $49.99.
RetroViewer — Get ready to completely blow away your valentine with Image3D’s customizable RetroViewer. The business allows you to customize your own photo reel, putting several of your loves ones favorite pictures in one neat item that will bring some serious nostalgia to your Valentine’s Day date. The service is super easy to use. (You can even use Instagram photos!) One reel, viewer and handout box retails for $29.95. Check out a full pricing list here. Products typically ship in five business days.