In the famous words of the one and only Jennifer Lopez, "love don't cost a thing." J. Lo knows what she's talking about — and if your bank account is looking a little grim this February, then these 21 Valentine's Day gifts for under $25 should put a smile on your face. Totally thoughtful, totally fun, these 21 gifts go big without making you go broke.
So, what's on the list? Just about everything that the heart could ever desire. Seriously. From a giant box of Sour Patch Watermelon to a "How Do I Love Thee From A-Z" fill-in book, these 21 gifts appeal to every type of personality. Whether your significant other is the ooey-gooey lovebird type or more of a playful flirt, you'll find something in the below roundup that appeals to him to her.
If you truly love somebody, it shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg to let them know that. In fact, it shouldn't cost anything at all. These gifts aren't meant to be a substitute for saying "I love you," but they provide a sweet way to surprise your significant other with something to make the holiday even more special than it already is. The clock's ticking — now get to shopping!
1. How Do I Love Thee From A-Z
Tell her 26 reasons why you love her. Alphabetically.
How Do I Love Thee From A-Z, $20, Uncommon Goods
2. Bath Shots
Now this is relaxation at its finest. Cheers!
Bath Shots, $20, Uncommon Goods
3. Wing & Petal Mug
Fill it with chocolate, a Starbucks' gift card, or her favorite teas. Yummy!
Wing & Petal Mug, $14, Anthropologie
4. Cafe Du Meow Dessert Cat Blindbox Keychain
Does it get any cuter than this? I think not.
Cafe Du Meow Dessert Cat Blindbox Keychain, $8, Urban Outfitters
5. Stay Weird Foil Engraved Pencils
I can't think of any better way to say "I love you" than "Stay Weird"... can you?
Stay Weird Foil Engraved Pencils, $4.88, PurpleTreeDesignsUK/Etsy
6. Secret Ingredient Spoon
In case you couldn't read that, it says "Made With Love." So sweet!
Secret Ingredient Spoon, $9.99, ModCloth
7. Bouquet Assorted File Folders
Dating a workaholic? Here's the perfect gift. Chic, feminine, and totally useful.
Bouquet Assorted File Folders, $25, Rifle Paper Co.
8. Your Twinning Ways Travel Mug
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Your Twinning Ways Travel Mug, $14.99, ModCloth
9. World's Largest Box Of Sour Patch Watermelon
Why give a pack of candy when you can give a nearly two pound box of candy? Pucker up!
World's Largest Box of Sour Patch Watermelon, $22.99, IT'SUGAR
10. Mimira Candle
You can never go wrong with a candle on V-day.
Mimira Candle, $24, Anthropologie
11. Be My Valentine Earrings
Mark your territory with Be My Valentine earrings.
Be My Valentine Earrings, $18.28, Eternity31/Etsy
12. I Like You, I Love You By Carissa Potter
I can't put it better than the back of this book does: "Give this to someone you love... or you have a huge crush on... or think you might love, or who you want to love you back, or who you think about maybe someday telling them how you want to spend lots of time together, possibly forever.."
I Like You, I Love You by Carissa Potter, $12.95, Urban Outfitters
13. Valentine's Combo
What's better than perfectly blended raspberry hot chocolate? Perfectly blended raspberry hot chocolate with vanilla marshmallows. Duh.
Valentine's Combo, $23, Wondermade
14. While The Cap's Away Bottle Opener
Every human being needs one of these in my opinion.
While the Cap's Away Bottle Opener, $17.99, ModCloth
15. Heart Vases
Hand-blown and made with love — your valentine deserves one.
Heart Vases, $25, Uncommon Goods
16. You're My Person Mug
You're My Person Mug, $18, BeholdenPrints/Etsy
17. French Macaron Soaps Set
Don't eat them, but sniff and lather with them to your heart's content.
French Macaron Soaps Set, $18, Uncommon Goods
18. Venetia Braided Choker
This boho-inspired choker looks great on just about anybody.
Venetia Braided Choker, $24, Baublebar
19. Best Of Luck Trinket Dish
Jewelry and luck... who could ask for more?
Best of Luck Trinket Dish, $16, Anthropologie
20. Heart Cutting Board
So she'll think of you every time she makes a smoothie. Lovely.
Heart Cutting Board, $16, Urban Outfitters
21. Wine Pearls
So much easier than an ice bucket.
Wine Pearls, $24.95, Uncommon Goods