8 Romantic Valentine's Day Gifts Under $50

8 Romantic Valentine's Day Gifts Under $50

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8 Romantic Valentine's Day Gifts Under $50

Money can't buy love, but it sure can buy a mini waffle maker to show how much you care.

Money can't buy love, but it sure can buy a mini waffle maker to show how much you care.

Text: Trishna Rikhy

With Valentine’s Day only a few weeks out, now is the perfect time to be gift shopping for that special someone. Whether you’re celebrating a relationship comfortable and familiar or tentatively approaching something new and sweetly delicate, getting your partner a gift to show what you mean to them is key—but thoughtful and romantic doesn’t have to break your bank.

Whether it’s jewelry, flowers or candles they want, you can keep their heart as full as your wallet. Below, we’re sharing 8 of our favorite affordable Valentine’s Day gifts all under $50.

1. Personalizable Romantic M&Ms Gift Box

Image via M&Ms

What says “I love you” better than custom chocolate? Show how much you care with this beautiful bottle of personalized M&Ms, made to order with your custom color, photo, clip-art or messages. In a romantic, rose-decorated gift box, this keepsake will stay in your loved one’s heart (and stomach!) long after February 14.

Shop the Personalizable M&M’s Occasion Bottle for $49.99 here.

2. The Cathy Plant

Image via Urban Stems

Bouquets might be overdone, and they die within days—but a ceramic potted plant is the perfect long-term companion, just like you. In an adorably decorated face vase, this low-maintenance plant is an adorable addition to your loved one’s home that will remind them of you and brighten up their interior. Who needs roses anymore?

Shop The Cathy plant from Urban Stems for $50 here.

3. Love Letters Candle

Image via Homesick

You could write a love letter, or you could let a warm, romantic candle with notes of jasmine and rose petals do all the talking. A sweet memento with practical use, this candle expresses love and comfort, a companionship as passionate and steady as the glowing flame.

Shop the Love Letters Candle by Homesick for $34 here.

4. Heart Chain Necklace

Image via Alex and Ani

In a shiny gold or rose gold finish, this sweet, heart motif necklace is fine jewelry that won’t break your bank. Stacked heart beads in a continuous loop are not only perfect for layering and everyday wear, but a constant reminder: your love, a perfect circle, has no end.

Shop the Heart Chain Necklace by Alex and Ani for $49 here.

5. Gourmet Gift Box

Valentine's Day Gift Box

Image via Harry and David

Sweet, savory, and sophisticated, this Valentine’s Day gift box is perfect for your loved one. One of the most tender expressions of love, the act of feeding someone is taken to the next level with this box that includes rich chocolate truffles, buttery shortbread cookies, and juicy pears.

Shop the Valentine’s Day Gift Box by Harry and David for $39.99 here.

6. Dash Heart Mini Waffle Maker

Viewing product image Dash Heart Mini Waffle Maker

Image via Crate and Barrel

Or, if you’d rather a cute way to cook your special someone something yourself, why not go nice and simple with some mini heart-shaped waffles? Perfect for the every day but made all the more romantic on Valentine’s Day, this mini waffle maker is fun and quirky—plus, nothing says love like waffles do.

Shop the Dash Heart Mini Waffle Maker from Crate and Barrel for $11.99 here.

7. I Love You Socks Gift Box

I Love You Gift Box, Pink | Happy Socks

Image via Happy Socks

“The perfect match” is a term which should only be applied to two things: you and your significant other, and socks. Happy Socks brings a 3-pack of socks that go together just as well as your relationship, with three original Valentine’s Day themes that are fun and chic year-round.

Shop the I Love You Gift Box 3-Pack by Happy Socks for $38 here.

8. Bricked Bar Chain Bracelet

Image via Please Repeat

Dainty and effortless, the 14K gold vermeil bracelet is made to be loved in and lived in. The “bricked” bar chain is playful and sophisticated, a constant reminder on the wrist of your SO that you care—and have great jewelry taste.

Shop the Bricked Bar Chain Bracelet by Please Repeat for $49 here.

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