Forget the flowers and candy this year and try these truly romantic Valentine’s day gift ideas for your girlfriend instead. Each gift is unique and brings to life fairytales, puns or puzzles. It won’t cost you more money, but it will make you seem a lot cleverer than everyone else. Intrigued? Very well, here they are… 10 truly romantic Valentine’s Day gift ideas for your girlfriend.
#1. Pick Her a Wishing Star out of the Sky
What could be more truly romantic than a Valentine’s Day Gift Idea for Your Girlfriend that hands her a wishing star on a silver platter? Take her to a moonlit walk, look up at the stars and tell her to make a love wish. Then pull a Christmas star ornament out of your pocket, pretend to pick it out of the sky, then hand it to her, saying: “I’ll make your wishes come true.”
#2. Give Her a Magic Mirror
This truly romantic Valentine’s gift idea for your girlfriend turns fairytales into reality. Buy a beautiful ornate hand mirror that any woman would love to own. Then wrap it in shimmering Valentine’s day wrapping paper and tell your girlfriend that your Valentine’s Day gift is your most precious possession in the world. When she sees her reflection in the mirror, she’ll understand.
#3. Give Her a Secret Key
This truly romantic Valentine’s gift idea for your girlfriend will take her on a storytelling experience. Buy a beautiful home decorating box or jewelry box that comes with an ornate lock. Hide the box inside a cardboard box, hidden inside another box and so on with as many layers of boxes as you feel like. Give your girlfriend the key and tell her that when she reaches the right box, the key will reveal a deep secret. Now make this truly romantic Valentine’s day gift idea for your girlfriend live up to the buildup. In the locked box hide a series of love letters, or photos and cherished memories of your love. Imagine her face when she finally discovers the chest and unlocks it.
#4. Give Cinderella a Glass Slipper
This truly romantic Valentine’s day gift idea for your girlfriend brings a fairytale to life. Look for a see-through rubber high heeled shoe or slipper online. Get it in your girlfriend’s size and wrap it with beautiful Valentine’s day wrapping paper. Tell her that she’s your Cinderella, like in the fairytale, and you have the proof. Then give your girlfriend her truly romantic Valentine’s Day gift.
#5. Make Her a Crystal Ball
This truly romantic Valentine’s Day gift idea for your girlfriend reads your love-future in a crystal ball. First hollow out a clear incandescent light bulb by carefully slicing off the metal end (just the very end). Next, print a small picture of you and your girlfriend kissing or hugging and slip it inside the glass bulb but upside down. Finally imbed the light bulb upside down in a Valentine’s cushion, as if it were a crystal ball. You can spray paint a little frosted glass paint on the bulb to give it a hazy look and complete the enchantment of this truly romantic Valentine’s day gift idea for your girlfriend.
#6. Make her a Love Puzzle
This truly romantic Valentine’s Day gift idea for your girlfriend is like a puzzle of love. Buy a small magnetic board, or paint a small plank of wood with magnetic paint. Buy magnetic letters (from a toy store) and write a love message on the board. Then scramble it up and give your girlfriend the truly romantic gift of a puzzle she’ll have to solve.
#7. Make her a Carved Heart
This truly romantic Valentine’s gift idea for your girlfriend is as charming as a fairytale. Look for a fallen wide branch in the forest or park and slice a section of it off. Then carve a slice of the bark off to expose the pale wood inside. Finally, carve a heart and the initials of you and your girlfriend. Complete this truly romantic Valentine’s gift idea for your girlfriend by giving her the love branch in a beautiful flower vase stuffed with earth and moss growing on the top.
#8. Take Her on a Treasure Hunt
Hide 5 notes with clues in your favorite park, with each note giving a riddle to where the next one is. At the end of the treasure hunt, hide a Valentine bear. And to make this Valentine’s Day Gift Idea for Your Girlfriend truly romantic, buy hair accessories with the alphabet to spell her name on the bear.
#9. Write Her a Song
If you can play a guitar, a flute, the piano… or even just press play on your CD player, you can make a truly romantic Valentine’s Day gift for Your Girlfriend by writing her a song. Invent lyrics to a piece of music you like or write a love song from scratch. Make this truly romantic Valentine’s Day Gift Idea for your girlfriend even more special by writing the lyrics on sheet music, which you can roll and tie with a red ribbon.
#10. Make Her an Ancient Poem-Scroll
This truly romantic Valentine’s Day gift Idea for Your girlfriend has the appeal of endless love. First write your girlfriend a love-poem (or choose from these famous classic love-poems). Print your poem in an elegant font, then crumple the paper before straightening it again. Finally, to make your Valentine’s Day Gift Idea for Your Girlfriend truly romantic, burn the edges of the paper all around, as if it were an ancient poem-scroll.
Bonus Romantic Valentine’s Day Gift Idea
If none of the ideas caught your imagination, this one surely will. Imagine the heads of two lovers intertwined and cut out of paper that looks like a sculpture. See the pictures of this amazing craft with instructions for how to make the intertwined lovers.
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