Valentine’s Day is a special occasion to have fun and show your loved one – or someone you’d like to get to know- how much you care.
Finding the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day can be challenging, especially if you’re on a budget. But you don’t have to break the bank to show your love and appreciation.
Remember it’s the thought that counts, and a heartfelt and thoughtful gift can mean more than a pricey one.
Here are our thoughtful and budget-friendly Valentine’s Day gift ideas under $20 for him and her designed to help you make your Valentine’s Day a memorable one.
Do you and your partner have a special song you would like to immortalise? You can design your own song cover with a significant image of your choosing and even change the name of the artist and all for under $20. There is also a keychain option, if you would like your gift to be with them everywhere they go.
Cost: Keychain $12.95 | Acrylic Plaque $17.95
There’s nothing more romantic than the soft glow of candles to create an ambient mood at home, whether to watch a romantic movie, read a love story, or enjoy a personalised cooked romantic dinner at home.
The Rosé Arlo Vintage Candle Holder by Candle Co RRP $7.95 is a versatile holder which fits a thin taper candle on one side, and then you can flip it upside down to fit a larger candle. Available in a range of colours, but we love the rose pink shade for Valentine’s.
This magic mug reveals a secret message for your special Valentine. Initially a black mug, once heated the colour changes to reveal your message.
Cost: From $19.51
Bath and Shower Products
For a lot of people, their bath or shower at the end of their day is their favourite time to unwind and relax. Lush has their own page of Valentine’s Day gift ideas with stunningly scented bath bombs, bath oils, shower gels, and body wash.
Cost: From $7.95
There are thousands of recipes for delicious and sometimes complicated Valentine’s Day themed desserts, but they could also be simple. Any food that can be heart-shaped – such as pizza, cake, pancakes, waffles, and eggs – is an easy way to show someone you love them.
Your local supermarket will provide all the ingredients you need, and maybe even a heart-shaped pan if you are in need.
This personalised map is a sentimental gift for all couples. The product is a digital download, but all orders are processed within one day of purchase and are emailed in a .png format. It is a perfect personalised gift to celebrate the first place you met your partner.
Wine is a classic gift: it is versatile, can be personalised upon preference, and can be enjoyed together.
They are also affordable. A full-size bottle of wine is a great gift, but you can also opt for purchasing several smaller sized bottles for only $4-$5 each to accompany as a gift set or as gifts for several people.
The ideal Valentine’s Day present for someone who doesn’t enjoy a lot of fuss but yet values thoughtfulness. The Little Book of Us is a tiny scrapbook that allows you to record your relationship’s history.
Using the suggestions in this small book, express your affection for them, document the significant moments of your journey together, and write down some of your most priceless memories. This is a lovely Valentine’s Day present for him with a simple, classy, and timeless design.