Need to find the best Valentine's Day gifts on a budget? This gift guide is full of unique gift ideas your sweetheart will love!

Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $50

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We’re talking about love so you want to go all out, but the new spending diet you’ve instituted won’t allow for that. According to a recent study by deal site,, 60 percent of men have a spending target of under $100 where 41 percent of women hope to spend less than $50. The good news? We’ve found 15 Valentine’s Day gifts under $50 that will delight your partner and your savings account.

Need to find the best Valentine's Day gifts on a budget? This gift guide is full of unique gift ideas your sweetheart will love!

Sentimental Gifts

A beautiful book to enjoy together, the small hardcover book, People Kissing: A Century of Photographs ($12), makes a sweet Valentine’s Day gift. It contains everything from vintage postcards to pics of saucy smooches for you and your sweetheart to flip through.

According to Parisian lore, when lovers place a lock on a bridge it’s a symbol of love eternal. The Parisian Love Lock & Key from Olive & Cocoa ($38) is just under five inches tall and comes in a beautiful wooden crate. Place it on a bridge, on the gate to your home, wherever your heart desires!

The Feyarl Gold Heart Jewelry Dish ($29) is a heart-shaped jewelry tray with a modern design and mirrored bottom. A perfectly pretty addition to her dresser for all her precious trinkets.

Create a decorative photo gift in minutes with MyPhoto. Their 4″ x 4″ Atrium Acrylic Block ($35) is the perfect showcase for a favorite photo and requires no frame!


Sweet Gifts

As sweet as it is beautiful, the Sugarfina Design Your Own “XOXO” 4-Piece Candy Bento Box ($34) is filled with four candies that you choose, from “Olive You” candy martini olives, to “Love You a Bunch” Rosé roses. Your partner will swoon

It’s not summer, but the Knack Summer Sundaes set ($44) will heat things up! This tasty gift comes with handcrafted Fran’s hot fudge sauce and caramel sauce as well as a beautiful ice cream scoop. You supply the ice cream, whipped cream and the fun.

Who wouldn’t love a giant chocolate chip cookie? Pop into a Mrs. Fields store for a personalized, chocolate chip cookie card for $14.99. Need something bigger? You can order a 12-inch heart-shaped cookie cake online that is big enough to satisfy a crowd ($25).

For the cocktail aficionado, Herb & Lou’s Infused Ice Cubes ($25) are guaranteed to impress. These artfully packaged, ready to freeze cubes are available in three flavors, and are well suited for vodka, tequila or bourbon. Rather than dilute the spirit, they enhance and add flavor. Freeze and enjoy!


Stylish Gifts

Ideal for the host or hostess, the Heart Coasters And Trivet from Kikkerland ($21) is multipurpose. Use it whole as a safe surface for hot dishes or separate and use as colorful coasters.

The Mr. & Mrs. Ceramic Mug Set ($30) is perfect for sipping hot toddies by the fire or your favorite joe in the morning. And you’ll always know which mug is yours! These marbled mugs with gold accents come in a gift box with two spoons and coaster.

Instead of pricey flowers, the IKEA Phalaenopsis Orchid comes in a pretty white pot and it’s only $10. She’ll think you spent five times that. In-store only.

Time for a backpack upgrade? The Solo New York Crosby Backpack ($45, originally $87) is a stylish bag for work or play, with padded straps and plenty of room and pockets for his phone, laptop, tablet, or essentials for a light hike.

Show her how much you care with these ultra-feminine Pave X and O Studs from Maison Miru ($49). Each stud is about 6 millimeters tall and they’ll look beautiful dressed up or down.

A cozy gift, perfect for winter, the Share Maison Unisex Indoor Home Clog ($22) are furry, memory foam slippers with a rubber sole. Maybe get a matching pair? Available in several colors.

What’s better than a cozy throw on a chilly evening? The Threshold Fuzzy Blanket Throw ($15) comes in several colors for any decor and it’s the perfect size for snuggling.


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