26 Best Valentine's Day Gifts for Couples 2019

For the day of love and beyond

Updated 01/24/19
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Ready or not, it's officially that time of year when Cupid strikes and all-pink-and-red-everything makes a sweeping comeback. So, you know what that means—time to surprise your S.O. with the best possible Valentine's Day gift for couples, duh! Whether you live for February 14 or could do without all the mushy-gushiness, your love deserves a little extra, well, love on this heartfelt holiday. But with the overload of teddy bears, chocolates, and roses, we know the struggle is so real in terms of finding a more personal present for your partner that really hits the mark (because a girl can only have so many heart-adorned stuffed animals). And, let's get real—there's a very, very fine line between sweet and just plain sappy V-Day picks.

This February 14, we're here to help you step away from the cliché and treat your fiancé or spouse to a tasteful, love-inspired treat. Even better news? Our top Valentine's Day gifts for couples of 2019 guarantee that you both get to take full advantage of each present for the day of love and beyond. No matter your speed this upcoming holiday, there's something for every couple and budget to commemorate the occasion in style.

For the lovebirds celebrating with a low-key night in, allow a jigsaw puzzle to keep you entertained, or take a stab at a new recipe from a hospitality-centric cookbook. Adventure junkies, hit the road with a travel cocktail kit (hello, V-Day getaway) and camping-friendly outdoor blankets. Since there's no better evening to curl up with a movie, we have rom-com buffs covered, thanks to a design-savvy hot air popcorn machine. Haven't even thought about your V-Day plans? No shame—let a selection of date-night prompts guide you in the right direction (and determine your future weekend plans).

No matter if it's your first holiday as an engaged couple or you're seasoned V-Day veterans, our 26 Valentine's Day presents effectively say "I love you so much more than chocolate-covered strawberries and a bouquet of roses." Here's to your most well-received couples gift yet.

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Champagne Pairing Chocolates

Courtesy of Paper Source

Step aside, store-bought, heart-shaped chocolates. For the best of both worlds, these champagne-filled dark chocolate treats absolutely can't be rivaled.

SHOP NOW: Paper Source, $15

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Marble + Wood Heart Serving Board

Courtesy of Terrain

Hosting your posse for a love-themed party? Accommodate all your guests (read: "valentines") in style by serving light bites from the most fitting board. Bonus points if you stock up on heart-shaped cheese.

SHOP NOW: Terrain, $38

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The Love Fortune Cookie: A Romantic Keepsake by Running Press

Courtesy of Urban Outfitters

No takeout necessary to revel in your good fortune, cookie and all. Simply tear out pieces of love-related wisdom from the book, stuff in the gold-plated cookie box, and surprise your partner with some fortuitous sweet nothings.

SHOP NOW: Urban Outfitters, $9.95

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Let's Stay In

Courtesy of Anthropologie

The cover says it all—this Valentine's Day gift for couples has homebodies written all over it. Take your pick from one of 120 quality-time-focused recipes to tackle with your love (and a glass of wine).

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $28

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Hello Fresh Wine

Courtesy of HelloFresh

You already know and love the subscription food service for its slew of quick-prep meals, fit for any cooking level and taste palette. Now, brace yourself for the next best thing—an additional monthly wine delivery. Each box comes with vino pairings for your upcoming recipes, or you can go the à la carte route and stock up on the wines alone. Consider your V-Day food and drink fully covered.

SHOP NOW: Hello Fresh, $89 a month

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Yours, Mine, and Ours Engraved Decanter Set

Courtesy of UncommonGoods

On another alcohol note, raise a personalized glass to celebrate one of many Valentine's Days with your significant other.

SHOP NOW: Uncommon Goods, $65

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Amana Camp Blanket

Courtesy of Food52

Adventurous couples, meet your latest and greatest Valentine's Day tradition—camping under the stars with a cozy striped blanket in tow. And when not outdoors, put the plush throw to good use draped over your sofa or bed.

SHOP NOW: Food52, $140

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Sally Muir Dog-a-Day Dessert Plate

Courtesy of Anthropologie

Spread the love with a memento reminiscent of your fur baby. Your puppy co-parent won't be able to resist this dashing doggy dinnerware.

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $14

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A Purr-fect Fit Cat Jigsaw Puzzle

Courtesy of Modcloth

Or, pay tribute to your shared love of your feline companion and spend your date-night-in buried deep in the throes of a cat-infused puzzle.

SHOP NOW: Modcloth, $19

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Brook Love Script Rope Throw Pillow

Courtesy of Wayfair

All you need is love...written on a romantic throw pillow. Set up a permanent spot on the couch for this mushy decor to feel that Valentine's Day vibe all year long.

SHOP NOW: Wayfair, $30

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Make Your Own Chocolate Truffles Kit

Courtesy of UncommonGoods

If you're above feeding each other chocolate strawberries, consider a DIY chocolate truffle date night. This all-inclusive kit allows you and your S.O. to create and customize your own desserts for your sweetest Valentine's Day yet.

SHOP NOW: Uncommon Goods, $35

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2-pack Mug Hello Handsome/Hello Beautiful

Courtesy of Target

Valentine's Day marks the perfect excuse to drag your partner onto the his and hers coffee mug bandwagon ('tis the season!). You can't go wrong with complementary versions that home in on your good looks.

SHOP NOW: Target, $12

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Cuisinart Hot Air Popcorn Maker

Courtesy of Crate & Barrel

Because nothing goes better with your favorite romance flicks than fresh popcorn. Ditch the microwave, though, with a sleek, direct-to-bowl device that spits out your go-to snack in just three minutes.

SHOP NOW: Crate & Barrel, $40

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Twine After Time Photo Hanger Kit

Courtesy of Modcloth

Here's incentive to finally put your pile of wedding prints (or engagement photos!) to good use. Forty clothespins, twine, and wall mounts are at your full decorating disposal.

SHOP NOW: Modcloth, $25

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Polaroid Originals One Step 2 Viewfinder Mint Instant Camera

Courtesy of Urban Outfitters

If you're lacking in photos with your partner, use Valentine's Day as an excuse to snap a million Insta-worthy selfies together. The mini old-school camera design makes for easy transport wherever your holiday activities may take you.

SHOP NOW: Urban Outfitters, $130

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Le Creuset Heart Cocotte

Courtesy of Le Creuset

Give new meaning to the term "eat your heart out." You'll be hard-pressed to find a more festive cast iron than this pink, heart-shaped number.

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, was $250, now $200

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Dash Red Mini Waffle Maker

Courtesy of Crate & Barrel

Also on par with Valentine's Day–inspired cookwear, this red waffle maker means you can kick off your day with a hearty (get it!?) breakfast.

SHOP NOW: Crate & Barrel, $9.99

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The Road Soda Set

Courtesy of W&P

Frequent road-trippers and jet-setters, this one's for you. Just because you're on the go doesn't mean you can't indulge in a well-made cocktail (unless you're driving, of course), and this book-and-mini-bar combo has come to your rescue. Penned by Kara Newman, the literature component breaks down tips and tricks for whipping up travel beverages, which you can put to good use for your V-Day getaway with the corresponding Cocktail Canteen.

SHOP NOW: W&P, $54

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Alessi Big Love Ice Cream Spoon Set

Courtesy of Need Supply Co.

Pint of cookies and cream ice cream, meet stainless steel heart-shaped spoons. Enough said.

SHOP NOW: Need Supply Co., $44

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Heart Snapshot Mix Photo Art

Courtesy of Minted

To truly wow your valentine, turn cherished memories into a work of art. Minted's one-of-a-kind Heart Snapshot Mix allows you to highlight 30 photos in any frame and size of your choosing. It's the sentimental gift that keeps on giving, no matter where you hang it.

SHOP NOW: Minted, starting at $29

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Personalized Picnic Table Wine Carrier

Courtesy of UncommonGoods

Commemorate your first newlywed Valentine's Day with a customized picnic-ready platform. And fear not if it's too cold to christen the table outdoors—set it up in your living room instead for an intimate, nontraditional sit-down meal.

SHOP NOW: UncommonGoods, $150

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4" 4-pack Ceramic Love Coasters

Courtesy of Target

Style your coffee table with the famed February 14 color palette to truly get in the spirit. Celebratory glasses of V-Day wine taste so much better paired with ceramic love coasters anyway.

SHOP NOW: Target, $9.99

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Tapered Beeswax Candles (Set of 8)

Courtesy of Food52

Candlelit dinner? Um, yes please. Stock up on the Shell, Canyon, and Marsala hues to stay true to the Valentine's Day theme.

SHOP NOW: Food52, $48–$52

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XOXO Wall Art

Courtesy of Anthropologie

If you love each other like XO, extend the sentiment onto a statement print. Disclaimer: Increased hugs and kisses are an automatic side effect.

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $218

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Date Night Bucket List

Courtesy of UncommonGoods

No plans? No problem. Let a prompt from this kit determine your date-night fate for you, whether it be visiting a museum or cocreating a piece of art.

SHOP NOW: Uncommon Goods, $18

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Lord Jones Limited Edition Valentine's Day CBD Gummies

Courtesy of Lord Jones

Candy hearts are so last year. For an unexpected spin on traditional V-Day candy, open up a box of Passion Fruit and Red Raspberry gummies, each infused with 20 mg of CBD.

SHOP NOW: Lord Jones, $50

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