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5 Simple, But Useful, Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Updated on September 16, 2016

Still at a loss as to what kind of gift you should or you could give to your lover for Valentine's Day? Are you thinking that you have to find something expensive so that your present can appear worthwhile and special? Are you worried that your significant other might not like whatever item you pick out for her?

There is really nothing to worry about. Why? It's because you don't have to buy your partner expensive gifts in order to convey how much you love her. Your present doesn't have to be extravagant for it to appear special and worthy of being given to your soul mate.

A good addition to your simple, but useful, Valentine's Day gift:

VictoryStore Jumbo Greeting Cards: Giant Valentine's Day Card (hearts) 2' x 3' card with envelope
VictoryStore Jumbo Greeting Cards: Giant Valentine's Day Card (hearts) 2' x 3' card with envelope

Add a Valentine's Day card alongside another gift for your lover. You can include a short note or message on the card.

It doesn't have to be long or poetic. The important thing is that the words in the card are sincere.

Even if it's just a simple greeting along with an "I love you," it doesn't matter as long as you mean the words and let your lover know just how important they are and how much they mean to you.

 

There is beauty even in the simplest of gifts. No matter how simple your present may appear to be, it doesn't and it shouldn't matter.

What really matters and what is really important is the time, effort and the thought that you put in trying to procure the best gift that you can give to your girlfriend or wife.

This will really show just how much you love her and how special she is to you.

This is even more so if the simple present that you have obtained is not only nice to look at but is also something that can be very useful to its recipient.

Products that are useful to your partner will be more appreciated because these things won't just be left lying around or discarded and then forgotten.

Rather, your soul mate will actually be making use of these items so, every time she looks at it, she can be reminded of how you gave it to her on the day of hearts and she has all the more reason to treasure and cherish it.

So, what are some of the simple but useful gifts that you can consider giving to your lover for Valentine's Day?

5 Simple, But Useful, Valentine's Day Gift Ideas
5 Simple, But Useful, Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

1. Bag

MG Collection Dorit Ostrich Tote Shoulder Bag, Blue, One Size
MG Collection Dorit Ostrich Tote Shoulder Bag, Blue, One Size

This cute-looking orange / beige handbag also comes in blue and green colors.

 

Bags are something that can be said to be always useful. They can be used to carry a variety of different items so that one does not have to lug everything separately.

They even come in varying shapes and sizes so you can have backpacks, shoulder bags, handbags and many others.

If your partner is the type to collect bags, then it's all the more reason to get her one for Valentine's Day.

She can make use of the bag whenever you two go out on a date or for work or for traveling, depending on the kind of bag you intend to get for her.

Orange / Beige Ostrich Embossed Shoulder Tote Style Handbag
Orange / Beige Ostrich Embossed Shoulder Tote Style Handbag

For something that looks simple and yet can still appear stylish and stunning, you can go with a bag like the MG Collection DORIT Orange / Beige Ostrich Embossed Shoulder Tote Style Handbag, which is featured to the right.

One of the things that saves this item from coming across as too ordinary is the cool addition of the print scarf, that's tied into a bow, that you can see near the handle of the handbag. This scarf really fits the bag and adds to its fabulous and fantastic look.

The orange and beige color also looks bright and lovely. But if your partner does not like those colors, then know that this particular bag also comes in a nice shade of either blue, pink or green.

2. Coat / Jacket

Yellow Trench Coat Jacket

LANHUACAO Women Wool Blends Coat Slim Trench Winter Coat Long Jacket Outwear Yellow L
LANHUACAO Women Wool Blends Coat Slim Trench Winter Coat Long Jacket Outwear Yellow L

Jackets or coats aren't just perfect and useful for winter. Rather, it can also be something that one can wear when in a cold place.

For instance, if your girlfriend or wife's office or home or any other place where she is wont to go to (like a cafe, or store, etc) has the tendency to be really cold or if she is just the type who easily feels cold, then it's definitely a great idea to present her with a jacket or coat to keep her warm.

You can go with an item like the LANHUACAO Women Wool Blends Coat Slim Trench Winter Coat Long Jacket Outwear Yellow L, which you can see on the right.

With this kind of coat, your soul mate can be warm while also looking splendid and stunning, considering the way the jacket looks.

The item might appear simple because of its minimal design but its beauty lies in its simplicity. In addition to that, the bow on the side of the coat helps to add a little bit more oomph to this jacket.

The yellow color itself is a really good choice for the product in question because it is such a warm shade, which can be reminiscent of light and the sun. But for those that don't like that color, this jacket also comes in beige, black, grey, pink, red and rose.

3. Wallet

Red Wallet With Bow Design

Wallets are useful and helpful for storing cash and credit cards and IDs.

This is something that people will always have with them when they go out unless they don't make use of wallets and just put their money in their pockets.

Wallets come in varying shapes, sizes and designs so you're sure to find one that your girlfriend or spouse will really appreciate and like.

If she has a lot of things to put in her wallet, then you should get her one that's larger in size and can store many more things as opposed to a smaller wallet.

Damara Women Long Faux Leather Bifold Large Bow Design Wallet Handbag,Red
Damara Women Long Faux Leather Bifold Large Bow Design Wallet Handbag,Red

You can get her one that has the color she likes best.

For instance, the Damara Women Long Faux Leather Bifold Large Bow Design Wallet Handbag,Red that you can see to the right is red in color.

However, this wallet also comes in other shades, including black, beige and deep pink.

The design of this particular wallet also looks pretty simple but the bow and the hearts on it add elegance to the item, making it appear classy and magnificent.

It's even got 8 slots for your partner's credit and bank cards. Aside from that, there is also a clear window for an ID picture or a driver's license as well as 5 pockets for cash and the like.

4. USB Flash Drive

Pink Crystal Heart-Shaped USB Flash Drive Necklace

KOOTION Shiny Crystal Heart Shape USB Flash Drive with Necklace (64GB, pink)
KOOTION Shiny Crystal Heart Shape USB Flash Drive with Necklace (64GB, pink)

The pendant of this necklace is a cute heart-shaped 64 GB USB flash drive.

 

In this day and age where it seems that most, if not all, have their very own technological gadgets such as laptops and tablets, flash drives can definitely be useful and essential.

People make use of these devices to store their files or to make a backup copy of their files.

For some, especially for those that have a multitude of various files, you can never have too many flash drives.

For something that's simple and yet still useful and special, give your lover a KOOTION Shiny Crystal Heart Shape USB Flash Drive with Necklace (64GB, pink).

What makes this particular flash drive different from all the others as well as very appropriate for Valentine's Day is the fact that it comes in a very cute heart shape and it can even be used as a necklace.

5. Watch

Ladies Luxury Swarovski Crystal Bracelet Wrist Watch Heart Dial Rose Gold-RCW07
Ladies Luxury Swarovski Crystal Bracelet Wrist Watch Heart Dial Rose Gold-RCW07

Heart-Shaped Wrist Watch

Ladies Luxury Swarovski Crystal Bracelet Wrist Watch Heart Dial Rose Gold Tone -RCW07
Ladies Luxury Swarovski Crystal Bracelet Wrist Watch Heart Dial Rose Gold Tone -RCW07

A unique and special-looking watch that is perfect for those who love heart shapes and cute things.

 

Does your wife or girlfriend value time? Does she always want to be on time for all of her appointments and meetings? Does she hate being late?

If so, a watch is definitely a great and useful present for her so she'll always know what time it is.

And, if your partner is wont to be a bit late for her important appointments and meetings, then it's certainly a good idea to give her a watch to remind her of the time so she can refrain from being late.

While there are many different kinds of watches out there, a heart-shaped one like the Ladies Luxury Swarovski Crystal Bracelet Wrist Watch Heart Dial Rose Gold-RCW07 is a perfectly good choice for the fourteenth of February as the heart can signify and convey love.

This particular rose-gold-colored watch appears to be pretty simple in that it only has a heart theme. However, the heart and the entire watch itself alongside the sparkling crystals really help to make this watch stand out and look elegant and gorgeous.

Which of these gift ideas will you be giving to your lover for Valentine's Day?

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Conclusion

These are just some of the simple and yet still useful Valentine's Day gift ideas that you can choose to give to your lover.

While these items might appear to be simple, plain and ordinary, it doesn't mean that they are not worthy to be given as presents.

There is beauty in the simplicity of things and useful items will always be appreciated by their recipients.

Remember that it's the thought that counts as well as all the time and effort you took in trying to find the perfect gift for your soul mate so she is sure to love whatever you plan to give to her.

Have you already decided on what kind of gift you'll be giving to your girlfriend or wife? What is the kind of present that you think she will surely want to have?

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      John Fox 4 years ago from Richmond, VA

      These are some great ideas here but I think it's better to get something you can enjoy together also. It all depends on the perception of that though. This is a good article though, very well thought out and well put together. Thanks for the post!

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