Affordable Valentines Day Gifts for Him and Her
Tis time for our ladies favorite made up holiday… Valentines Day. This guide is for us pedestrians who can not or will not drop $200 on a fancy dinner, massage, jewelry, yoga pants, helicopter ride or yacht party. We have rounded up some very very affordable Valentines day gifts for her and of course for him too. Maybe next year we will include the new class of Hirs as well. Here is your Affordable Valentines Day Gifts:
Is your lover a Music Festival addict or snuggle bug? Then how about a comfy AF hammock from The Grand Trunk. There are tons of different options and colors in the $70 range, which is not too shabby for a gift that might last decades. I of course went with multi colored marijuana leaves hammock.
Let us start with a safe one, wine, funny that is. Selective Wine Estates, Inc. imports Mommy’s Time Out Delicious Red and Dad’s Day Off Chianti. The wines are made from select grapes from some of the finest vineyards in Italy. Each blend is fresh, crisp, and fruity, with a wonderful berry aroma. The structure and character of these great Italian wines makes them easy to drink with or without food. Both wines are fresh, fruity and well balanced. They retail for around $10.
How about some adorable wine and kitchen gear from BigMouth Inc and PAPYRUS. You can shop at more than 200 PAPYRUS locations in the US and Canada as well as online at www.papyrusonline.com. BigMouth Inc is available at nationwide retailers like Target, Walmart and online at Amazon. You can see the complete catalog by visiting www.bigmouthinc.com.
Do you both drink a lot and have different palates? Always mixing up you merlot and cab. Well not anymore ;p Introducing Tipsy Tags, the most elegant way to decorate your drink! Inspired by the style and class of vintage jewelry, Tipsy Tags wine charms will accompany any booze you bring perfectly! Each charm sits on the rim of any kind of glassware through the use of a magnet, rather than the traditional stem-secured tag. They come in a variety of different styles and themes, so there is something for every type of hostess! Designs can even be customized to feature any image or logo!
Time to get sexy? Always! How about some lingerie for your loved one or side chick. For all your lingerie needs, Brayola, the ultimate online bra shop for women has fun pieces to check out. I sampled one and adore the sheerness 😉
Want your nails to be pretty or maybe just sniff some polish when you need a self induced “break”? Dip into Pretty! is introducing a new “5 Free” nail polish range and gift sets to coincide with the upcoming holidays – the Dip into Pretty Valentine’s Day Gift Set with 5 free nail polish and a set of “Sweet Heart” pedi spacers. Dip into Pretty® creates cushioned and comfortable silicone, patent-pending, individual toe separators with a variety of unique designs to fit your mood and personality. With Dip into Pretty®, you can make your toes even more beautiful, and there’s no more need to wait around for your pedicure to dry. You’ll be up and about right away, enjoying the view of your newly dazzling fabulous feet. A very affordable valentines day gifts.
Let us cleanse our dirty loved ones a bit with Soaptopia – These handmade, eco-friendly bath and body products are created with plant-based ingredients, essential oils and wild-crafted raw shea butter from Senegal, Africa. Plus, they are free of animal testing. These products are a favorite among Hollywood A-listers Emily Blunt, Julia Roberts and Penelope Cruz. Soaptopia Valentine’s Day gift bundles, with flavors that include “You Make Me Thorny” and “Red Hot Lover”, are perfect for long-time lovers to use together or as a thoughtful surprise for a fresh budding relationship.
Bathtub Romance Pack
1 heart pumice
3 Artisan Bar Soaps
2 small 60 gram bath salt (not for consumption 😉
Flavors: Earthy Floral, Citrus
How about one of dem beauty boxes? Heather Marianna, the popular YouTube star who’s sassy DIY beauty videos (battling beauty blunders using common household ingredients) has been viewed by over 3 million fans in conjunction with her all-natural pampering skincare line, Beauty Kitchen by Heather Marianna.
- Marshmallow Whipped Body Butter – a delicious aid to dry winter skin
- White Chocolate Kiss Soap – shaped in a beautiful set of pouty lips
- Cherry Kisses Massage Oil – edible, wink wink
- Pink Diamond Eye Gels – bye bye stress and puffy eyes, these are also infused with red-wine extract
- Pink Sangria Sheet Mask – also featuring red-wine extract, tones, tightens and full of natural antioxidants
Want to let your gal know how lucky or special she is? This season, Chamilia (www.chamilia.com), a Swarovski Company, announced the introduction of Spoken by Chamilia, a collection of ID bangles featuring optimistic and spirited sentiment messaging representative of the brand. The bracelets are hand-crafted in 100 percent recycled sterling silver and made in the U.S.A. —some styles are available with rhodium (by special order), 14k yellow gold or 14 karat rose gold electroplating.
- Blessed ID Bangle—This sterling silver bangle with satin finish displays the message “Blessed” and features Chamilia’s iconic hummingbird logo charm, and is available in S/M and M/L (MSRP $39 U.S.)
Had to throw a lil fancy option in with Swerdoe By Ariel – Inspired by the work of her grandfather, renowned architect and artist Robert Swedroe, 13-year-old wonder kid Ariel launched her first collection of men’s and women’s accessories. Ariel incorporates her grandfather’s artwork onto colorful, bold 100% silk scarves and ties, all of which she designs in her Miami studio. Silk scarves range from $90 to $126, and ties start at $90. The colors and designs are mesmerizing.
Hard to go wrong loving, wooing or apologizing this V Day with some liquor. Dixie Vodka was born out of the need for a craft vodka with an authentic Southern pedigree. Made for Southerners by Southerners, Dixie Vodka is hand-crafted out of Charleston, South Carolina. Named “The South’s Best Tasting Vodka”, Dixie Vodka is an all-American brand from packaging materials to its Southern-sourced ingredients.
It is nice when you support a company that also gives back. Sick of your man pretending he is the cable guy? Let’s get him a snazzy and affordable belt! Mission Belt -the no-holes belt that gives back (over $1.3M so far) and starts at $34.95. Mission Belt was featured on ABC’s Shark Tank in 2013 and after a successful pitch we’ve expanded into over 1500 retail locations and have introduced many new styles including licensed products for NBA, NCAA, and NHL, as well as Nylon and Leather. I am loving my Affordable Valentines Day Gifts adjustable supple belt.
If any men know beauty, we should defer to our football players. Karlos Dansby, top-ranking NFL linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals, knows firsthand the toll that professional football can take on skincare. Aspiring to bring hassle-free routines to men and mitigate the damaging effects of daily life on a man’s appearance, Dansby collaborated with his longtime childhood friend, business partner, and college football buddy, Chris Butler, to create Montez Renault, an elite and high-end line of grooming products sold at Nordstrom locations nationwide.
Praised by celebs such as Neil Patrick Harris, Ethan Hawke, and NBA all-star Kevin Durant, the fast-growing brand of Montez Renault lives up to its motto, “For the well-groomed life. Men who look good and feel good can be inspired to do good.” Their signature product, the 3-in-1 performance wash, was awarded “BEST BODY WASH” by Men’s Health Magazine and is the ultimate must-have for the well-groomed gent. Perfect for guys on the go, this nourishing product combines organic jojoba oil and a special blend of green tea and aloe vera extracts to produce a rich foam that cleanses away excess oil, dirt and debris–leaving hair and skin feeling clean and fresh.
This one is not an Affordable Valentines Day Gifts, but touching so I am breaking format and including. Want to serenade your love, but sound like a barrel of dying catrs? Enter Songfinch – the personal and heartfelt gift of a professional, radio-quality song written entirely from a life experience, memory, person, or anything that speaks to you – delivering the power of music in the realest way possible, for $200 per song.
The online Songfinch process is seamless, and here’s how it works:
- A user will complete a “story guide” providing details around the experience they want to share (i.e. for Valentine’s Day: characteristics of a loved one, special moments in a relationship), who the songis intended for, the particular mood or vibe the song should capture, and the type of vocalist preferred
- Songfinch then handpicks the perfect music artist to craft a song from the story and professional record it
- One week later after submission – the user receives a downloadable/shareable web page known as their “Story Homepage”
Hope you enjoyed our Affordable Valentines Day Gifts!