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    38 Valentine's Day Gifts For When You're Totally In Love, But Broke

    Gorgeous earrings, custom pet portraits, literary cookie cutters, Disney-inspired slow cookers, and a whole bunch of other affordable things that will make the perfect Valentine's Day gift.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A ceramic mug for the S/O who refuses to watch conspiracy docs, psychological thrillers, or The Blue Planet with you. Why? They'd rather watch the shenangians going on at Dunder Mifflin for the trillionth time.


    Psst, this office-appropriate mug is dishwasher- and microwave-safe. *looks into camera*

    Promising review: "This mug is the perfect gift for any The Office fan! It’s super awesome, comes packaged in an easy-to-wrap box, and is a must-have for those who love collecting office memorabilia." β€”Lauren Deveau

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    2. A fishnet-and-lace teddy with a bow-back sure to make you say "hummuna hummuna hummuna" every time you spot it in your intimates drawer.


    Promising review: "This item exceeded my expectations! I ordered the red bodysuit, put it on, and was stunned at how great it looked. The material is soft, the design is sexy, and I'm going to be ordering more colors! I do suggest going a size up, but it's a gem of an item." β€”Anonymous

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes S-XXXL and in six colors).

    3. A quiz book complete with questions perfect for any couple, whether you've been married for 20 years or just made it "Facebook official" three seconds ago. Get ready to discuss everything from pet peeves to weird sleeping positions.


    Promising review: "Got this to fill in with my wife and it's lots of fun. We both discovered that, even after knowing each other for 18 years, there was still things we didn't know about one another!" β€”Ben Gygax

    Get it from Amazon for $13.46.

    4. A digital custom portrait because who doesn't want an illustrated version of their four-legged friend? Warning: this is the gift of all gifts, and you will never be able to top it.


    The seller will create the portrait (you have the option of a half- or full-body portrait, and can even add a name) and sent it you via email. The digital copy can then be printed on computer paper, stickers, a canvas, etc. The options are endless.

    You can also use this ~one~ gift as a gift for multiple people in your life since you can download it as many times as ya want!

    Get it from Le Flore Studio on Etsy for $19+.

    5. Hypoallergenic stud earrings that can totally pass off as a much more expensive purchase. "You shouldn't have spent so much!" I love you, darling, but I didn't spend much at all.


    Promising review: "These earrings are absolutely beautiful! They are way prettier in person and are great quality." β€”Michelle

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99 (available in two colors).

    6. Water-resistant handmade stickers for anyone who would rather be dating Peter Kavinsky but alas, they're stuck with you. (I'm joking, but I'm also not joking.)


    Get them from Marcela Suller on Etsy for $4.25.

    7. A stovetop tea kettle made with a heat-resistant glass, a steel mesh filter, and an ergonomic handle for a gift that's both practical and beautiful to look at. Hello, beautiful.


    This kettle can be used on both gas and electric stoves, can be placed in a microwave, is dishwasher-safe (on the top rack), AND has a two-year warranty.

    Promising review: "Wonderful design on this teapot! It pours perfectly and the infuser pulls out, which means your tea won't get too strong. Also, I love that it is heat-safe for stovetop. I liked this so much that I bought a second one for a friend!" β€”Cynthia

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    8. A 3D pop-up card for Star Wars fans and rose bouquet devotees alike. Another plus for the latter card? It won't die in three days.,

    Get them from Amazon for $15 (Star Wars) and $13 (rose bouquet).

    9. A gorgeous storage case for alllllll the jewelry currently getting tangled in a random shoe box stuffed into the back of a closet. This is a practical purchase one can even buy for themselves, to themselves.


    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in two colors).

    10. A portkey coaster that works pretty terribly, actually. If you put down a drink, expect to never see it again. It'll probably end up in Diagon Alley or something like that.


    Get it from Katie Abey Design on Etsy for $4.77.

    11. Cooking with Nonna, a cookbook packed with 100 classic Italian recipes. Hoping to whip up a romantic V- Day dinner at home? Here's your answer. Get ready to share spaghetti with bae a la Lady and the Tramp.


    Promising review: "I've been following Cooking with Nonna on FB for a while and jumped at the chance to get a cookbook. I have already made several of these recipes and they were delicious! I look forward to making many more that I haven't had since my childhood. Family recipes get lost over the years and this is a great opportunity to make favorites. This is a high-quality cookbook with beautiful pictures." β€”Denise B.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.47.

    12. Knee-high socks featuring a very friendly sloth that does not look creepy at all. Psst, these babies are available in 14 other styles...including hedgehogs, butterflies, and koalas. / Via @kbell_socks

    Promising review: "These are surprisingly well made and quite thick for $10. Seriously a really good value !I admit I was expecting thin, crappy socks with print on the top of the fabric, but this item is not remotely like that. Will be buying more!" β€”yeayea

    Get them from Amazon for $10.99 (available in 14 colors).

    13. A pocket-sized beer journal that allows one to record the "appearance, aroma, taste, mouthfeel, and overall impressions" of 124 beers. It even includes a handy reference guide and glossary!


    Promising review: "This was a gift for my stepfather and he loves it! He loves recording the different beers he’s tasted, and this guide is simple but great with descriptions of flavors and tasting notes." β€”Deanna Wegman

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    14. A cold brew coffee maker to save them a TON of money in the long run. Buying cold brew is hella expensive, and they have yet to win the lottery. Thanks for that, fate.


    This adorable mason jar makes it super easy to get your cold brew fix in the morning. All you have to do is add coffee and water to the filter (which will filter out ground and keep your coffee tasting smooth), let it brew overnight in your fridge, and BAM! You've got yourself some brew!

    Plus, this is designed with an easy-pour spout and has an air tight seal that will keep your cold brew fresh for a longer period of time.

    Promising review: "Best. Buy. Ever! I am in love with my Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks iced coffee, but not in love with what it costs every time. This has been a life saver and SOOOOO much better than DD or Starbucks. The mesh filter is super sturdy and great quality, my regular coffee works just perfectly, and not a single ground gets through. My iced coffee is usually ready within 12 hours of placing in the fridge, but I have left it up to 24 hours and it is much stronger (and better, in my opinion!). The mason jar is huge and lasts me over the course of a few days." β€”Joshua R.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.97.

    15. A Cafe Du Monde kit for anyone craving delicious, nutritious, New Orleans-inspired coffee and beignets. Name a more iconic duo! Oh wait, you can't.


    Promising review: "There's nothing in the world quite like a fresh, fluffy beignet served with a cup of French Market Cafe Au'lait. I love both of them more than I can say! But since I live about 900 miles from the French Quarter, this is the best way to go if I want to enjoy those special treats." β€”S. Meyer

    Get this set from Amazon for $14.93.

    16. Rubber wine condoms that provide an air- and water-tight seal for your favorite bottle of red. Does this seem like a gag gift? Yes. But does it actually work? Also yes.


    Promising review: "I got these as a gift for a family member that is a wine aficionado, partly for a laugh but also for the great concept. When she opened them, I did get a huge laugh and she was amazed at the concept. I also received confirmation from her that they work wonders and truly provide an airtight seal." β€”Thomas

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $13.97.

    17. A simple picture frame you can customize with your own photograph (#obviously) for a gift that's super romantic and personal. *cue Nickelback*


    Get it from Amazon for $10.89.

    18. A choker necklace perfect for people who deserve all of Rihanna's diamonds, but you've yet to win the lottery. Get ready to see your S/O rocking this affordable (but quality) accessory every single day!


    Promising review: "This was so much nicer than I ever imagined! Even the packaging/presentation was lovely. I will be wearing this with fine jewelry, and it will look just the same as my more high-end stuff." –Karen D. Schmitz

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three colors).

    19. A stress toy they'll want to squeeze whenever they're having a terrible day and in a bad mood. I guess this is the perfect thing to have when you've got a ~chip~ on your shoulder.

    Promising review: "This silly and realistic looking potato squeeze toy was the perfect joke gift for my kiddo, who loves potatoes and jokes about potatoes. Give it a squeeze and relieve some stress. Perfect for the couch potato in your life, too." β€”ScoutMama

    Get it from Amazon for $7.62.

    20. A silicone mold to infuse your ice (or chocolate!) game with some much-needed magic. Dining in The Great Hall? Eh, your kitchen is probably better.


    Promising review: "I'm so freaking happy with this! Gonna order more ASAP. The molds look SO much better in person, and I plan on using them for some handmade soaps for Christmas." β€”Alicia Marie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    21. A gift set complete with ~unusual yet delicious~ chocolate flavors to be consumed in one sitting. Cinnamon cereal chocolate, waffle cone chocolate, popping candy chocolate, bacon chocolate.... / Via @chuaochocolatier, Via @chuaochocolatier

    ...potato chip chocolate, spicy chocolate, honeycomb chocolate, croissant-inspired chocolate. All in mini sizes!

    Promising review: "This is just what was needed to lighten up my fiancΓ©'s Wednesday. She loved every flavor, glass of wine in hand! It came shipped in a cool package with ice packs β€” I live in southern Nevada where it's triple digits outside, so I was expecting to have to put the chocolates in the fridge. But nope, they came cold and dry! The best ordering experience." β€”Nick Avelli

    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $16.95.

    22. A mini waffle bowl maker for 🎢 any kind of treat, from both savory to sweet 🎢**. Get ready for ice cream bowls, taco bowls, chicken-and-waffle bowls, and more.


    This lightweight appliance is super compact, making it the perfect tool for small kitchens with limited countertop space. It also has a non-stick surface for hassle-free cleanup, and is able to heat up in mere minutes.

    **10/10, would make a fantastic jingle.

    Promising review: "I am not the biggest breakfast person, but I love this machine. Making a waffle bowl filled with fruit is a great way to start your morning. We have used this guy for quite a few breakfasts now (there are so many ways to use it), but the waffle bowls are my favorite so far. Plus, the color goes great with my question." β€”Scott Brown

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in three colors).

    23. A 300-piece puzzle you'll want to complete with your favorite travel companion prior to embarking on a country-wide road trip...or if you plan on doing one in the unforeseeable future.


    Gas for said road trip is expensive, but this puzzle is not.

    Promising review: "Loved this puzzle! The colors are vibrant, it’s a great size, and the difficulty level is perfect. Just awesome." β€”Amanda M. Septer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    24. A ~Starbarks~ chew toy for your coffee-obsessed best friend. You know, the one who will ALWAYS be your favorite Valentine, the one you would die for, the one who is your WHOLE WORLD.,

    Promising review: "I got this toy 10 months ago for my dog and it is still going strong! She normally rips all her stuffed animals apart within an hour, but this toy has lasted her longer than any toy I've gotten for her before. It looks adorable, she loves to cuddle it, and play with the squeaker." β€”Sydney McGagin

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    25. A guitar pick sure to delight musicians and pun enthusiasts around the globe. Mostly the latter, TBH.


    "There may be a million fish in the sea, BUT I PICK YOU!"

    Promising review: "This was perfect for my guitar-playing husband β€” who surprised me with the same gift! It was a cute Valentine's Day surprise for both of us. It looks like we ARE meant to be together: and we've been together for 20 years now!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.62.

    26. A pregnancy journal (arranged by trimester) packed with checklists and fill-in the blanks for the person that's expecting a new pint-sized BFF.

    Promising review: "I purchased this for my wife who is carrying our first baby. I just randomly came across this book here and took a chance on it. It's incredible. It's filled with a lot of questions and places to put pictures and is all organized from beginning to end of the pregnancy. She has spent hours working in it and it's being treated almost as a personal journal, which we'll one day show our children. You can't beat that price. It's totally worth it." β€”Heath Benson

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    27. A beard kit perfect for anyone with β€” SURPRISE! β€” a beard. Say hello to a pocket-sized brush and bamboo comb duo currently on a mission to make grooming fun.


    Get it from Amazon for $9.96.

    28. Gel pens that will make a prr-fect addition to their office supplies collection, because it is statistically proven that writing with fun instruments makes work seem 1000x more tolerable.


    Promising review: "These pens write really well, are superfine, and pretty adorable. I didn't think I would like them so much and was worried they would smear really badly (I'm left-handed), but they don't. Also, the caps stay on nice and tight." β€”Laura Bear

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $5.69.

    29. A chocolate decadence cake with a fudge-like consistency you'll technically be purchasing for your Valentine, but will you eat at least 1/2 of it? Absolutely.

    Harry & David

    Promising review: "This is so good that I had to write a review. It is unique and not really like any cake you've ever had, in that the texture is more like the smoothest fudge you have ever had. It is a rich semi-sweet (dark) chocolate flavor so it's not too sweet. Put some small pieces in with a scoop of ice cream and you'll go back for more. Heavenly!" β€”Patti

    Get it from Harry & David for $19.99.

    30. Non-slip socks for the romantic pal you'd go on a wine tour with. Will they know the difference between Cabernet or Merlot? No. Do they love and appreciate all wine, including ones that are very cheap? Yes.


    Promising review: "These socks are thick and cozy anklet socks. The writing on the bottom is anti-slip, which really helps....especially if someone actually does bring you the wine. The perfect gift!" β€”Ashley Vasquez

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three colors).

    31. A springform pan so that they, too, can eat one of those beautiful jiggly cheesecakes that the lovely people at Tasty like to torture me with via video.


    This non-stick pan is perfect for whipping up cheesecake, mousse, quiche, coffee cake, and any other delicious recipe you've found on the internet. It can even be placed inside most pressure cookers, and the buckle can be easily unfastened.

    Promising review: "My springform pan was delivered quickly and I made the most amazing peanut butter cup cheesecake in my Instant Pot with it! The pan released easily, did not stick to my cheesecake, and it was a breeze to clean as well. Worth every penny!" β€”Melissa Gatewood

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    32. Floating shelves because while an at-home library is in their near future (I PROMISE!), they'll have to currently use every inch of wall space to showcase their rather impressive book collection.

    Promising review: "These are absolutely fantastic. They also come with all the materials (minus screwdriver) you need to hang them, they're very durable (I put about five hardcover novels on each) and I could probably put a few more on." β€”Laura

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $23.99.

    33. Cookie cutters inspired by your literary faves. Chomping into a chocolate chip delicacy in the shape of Jane Austen, William Shakespeare, Edgar Allan Poe, or Emily Dickinson? Sweet.


    Get a set of four BoeTechLLC from on Etsy for $22.

    34. A v-neck chemise made from a soft, silky material because lounging at home can absolutely be both comfy AND cute.


    Promising review: "This is stretchy, soft, and has the perfect amount of lace. Plus, it's very comfortable and fits like a second skin." β€”Amat Photog

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes 16-24 and in three colors).

    35. New York in Color, a gorgeous book featuring photography of the most colorful corners in NYC. This is perfect for the S/O who wanted to move to NYC this year but alas, doesn't have one million dollars (and a spare organ) to pay for a closet-sized apartment.


    Get it from Amazon for $13.96.

    36. A two-quart slow cooker complete with a tempered glass lid, three different cook settings, and OH YEAH! Fantastic designs! Come hither, my Marvel- and Batman-obsessed friends. Your kitchenware is about to get exponentially better.


    Promising review: "I gave this to my boyfriend for Valentine's Day and he loved it. It’s a good size crock pot for two people! You couldn’t fit a huge roast in it, but it’s good for smaller dishes or smaller cuts of meat." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.63+ (available in sizes four colors).

    37. A ceramic mug best paired with a freshly-brewed cup of coffee and (yet another) episode of Law & Order: SVU. Olivia Benson, you are my idol.


    Not only are these mug adorable, but YES β€” they're also microwave- and dishwasher-safe.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.90 (available in five colors).

    38. A prompt-filled hardcover journal ideal for movie buffs and aspiring critics. Forget saving those ticket stubs β€” this book acts as an even better memento.


    Promising review: "My husband and I are avid movie renters. We also have several hundred movies in our collection. We bought this journal to keep record of what we've seen and what we liked and disliked about it. Plus, it's a great conversation starter! The very first movie we recorded in this journal was Thor, and my husband was a huge fan whereas I could have lived without seeing that movie. It was fun to use this journal to talk about what we liked and disliked afterwards!" β€”JJ Christensen

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    An animated interpretation of your partner, receiving that box of Kinder chocolates:

    Warner Bros. Television Distribution

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