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38 Original Valentine's Gift Ideas That Won't Break the Bank

Updated: Feb 15

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Well, Hello there!

Do you celebrate Valentine's Day?

This Valentine's Day, let your loved one know that you are thinking about them…without breaking the bank!

I have carefully selected 38 Valentine's Day ideas which are all under £50.

All of my selected shops are on Etsy, so when you purchase from them you are supporting a small business too!

Let's get to it!

Romantic Gifts

Food-Inspired Gifts

Crafty Gifts

Printable Gifts

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Gifts


Romantic Gifts

These gifts will last the test of time for the old souls and lovers of romance.

Valentines gift bag

Valentine's Day Gift Bags

Etsy | From £2.69

These red heart gift bags and boxes are the perfect way to wrap up your Valentines surprise.

Order yours here

Penguin Keyring

Etsy | From £5.00

A keyring which you can personalise with the name of your loved one. Adorable!

Personalise yours here

Romantic valentines gifts

Framed Poem

Etsy | From £16.00

Choose your own words to express your love, or use the words from your favourite poet. Either way, the recipient will be lost for words with this touching gift.

Create yours here

Map love story

Our Love Story Map

Etsy | From £16.11

Show off your love story with this rustic frame with personalised map detail.

Buy yours here

Chocolates for valentines day

Handmade Japanese Chocolate Truffles

Etsy | From £16.80

Chocolates are a classic for Valentine's Day! These stunning handmade chocolates are sure to be a sweet success.

Order yours here

Valentines gift stars

Star Map

Etsy | From £16.90

You could map where you had your first date, first kiss or maybe where you first met?

Customise yours here

Valentines gift

Personalised Scrap Book

Etsy | From £19.99

Fill this personalised scrapbook with your favourite memories.

Get yours here

what to do for a date night in

Date Night Box for Two

Etsy | From £22.95

Connect with your partner with this date night box. It contains date night cards, drinks and paints.

Click here to find out more.

A Year of Dates

Etsy | From £28.00

Never be stuck for things to do on date night again, with 52 sealed cards to open with a new date idea for each week.

Get yours here

A Journey on the Orient Express

Etsy | From £35.99

Time travel back to the roaring twenties with this art deco inspired date night.

Get your date here


Food-Inspired Gifts

Valentine's Day conjures up images of romantic meals by candlelight. Preparing for a night in has never been easier, with food kits available to be delivered to your door.

Valentine's Sweets Box

Etsy | From £3.00

This Valentine's Day-themed gift box filled with sweets is a budget-friendly gift that all sweet-lovers will adore.

Get yours here

1kg Valentine's Sweets

Etsy | From £6.90

A box that is full of pink and red sweets will certainly bring a smile to your loved ones face.

Order yours now

what can i buy instead of chocolate for valentines day?

Valentine's Biscuits

Etsy | From £10.00

Handmade Valentine's Day vanilla biscuits are a tasty alternative to chocolates.

Get yours here

Valentine's Brownies and Blondies

Etsy | From £12.00

Gorgeously gooey brownies sprinkled with love hearts delivered straight to your door.

Order yours now

Valentine's Breakfast Graze Box

Etsy | From £14.95

Treat the person you care about to breakfast in bed, or perhaps get it delivered to the office?

Click to find out more

Chocolate Fondue Kit

Etsy | From £17.00

Snuggle up and share this tasty platter by candlelight.

Order yours here

what to do for valentines night in

Valentine's Movie Night Hamper

Etsy | From £18.99

Snuggle up and share this tasty platter by candlelight.

Order yours here

What chocolate should I get for valentines day

Artisan Handmade Chocolate Hamper

Etsy | From £19.95

Hand made by award-winning artisans. An ideal gift for the chocolate lover in your life.

Buy yours here

how do i create a valentines afternoon tea

Valentine's Afternoon Tea

Etsy | From £19.99

Want to be romantic without leaving the house? No problem, this pretty afternoon tea hamper has you covered!

Click to order yours

What to order for a night in on valentines day

The Foraged Cheese & Charcuterie Hamper

Etsy | From £38.00

Why not treat yourselves to something a little extra special from the Folly Farm shop.

Get yours now


Crafty Gifts

Why not select a gift that you can enjoy together? You don't need to be a craft expert with these beginner-friendly kits.

Fun valentines ideas

Create Your Own Clay Pottery Kit

Etsy | From £7.50

Do you want to re-enact THAT scene from Ghost? Now is your chance. Now, where did you put that white shirt...

Order yours now

Create Your Own Cheese Kit

Etsy | From £8.00

One for the cheese lovers, you can create your own halloumi, mozzarella, mascarpone, goats cheese and ricotta.

Buy yours here

Gin valentines gifts

Craft Your Own Gin

Etsy | From £14.00

One for the gin fanatics, create your own special blend of gin.

Start blending yours here

What to get for valentines day

Create Your Own Bath Bombs

Etsy | From £28.00

Bath lovers, this one is for you! Each kit contains enough to create 5 divine bath bombs.

Choose yours here

Valentines day ideas

Create Your Own Coaster

Etsy | From £39.00

Never argue about tea rings on the coffee table again! Create beautiful and unique coasters.

Buy your pack here


Printable Gifts

Printables are items that you download and print at your leisure. They are a perfect budget gift and are reducing your carbon footprint because there is no postage and packaging.

Love coupons

Love Coupons

Etsy | From £2.96

This gift will last for weeks! The pack has 12 romantic, 6 naughty and 3 blank coupons.

Download yours here

Fairy Print Mother Gallery wall

Love Gallery Wall Art

Etsy | From £3.56

This set of five gallery wall art printables will look great on your walls all year round.

Download yours here

Valentines day gifts

Valentine's Day Party Games

Etsy | From £4.67

This bundle has 14 games. Perfect for a couples night in or a Valentine's Party.

Download yours here


Sci-Fi and Fantasy Gifts

A section for book lovers, geeks and everyone in between.

Harry Potter valentines

Snape Wrapping Paper

Etsy | From £2.00

This is one for the Harry Potter Fans, just make sure your gift inside is as cool as the paper!

Order yours here