Valentine’s Day Gifts Your Significant Other Will Actually Love

Skip the generic jewelry and the bouquets of flowers. We’re here to tell you what your significant other really wants for Valentine’s Day.

1. A good book, and a tub caddy to hold said book. (Prices vary)

valentine's day gifts, tub caddy, books

Courtesy Amazon.

2. A chocolate subscription box from Seattle-based Chococurb. The most satisfying thing to receive in the mail ever. ($20+)

chococurb, chocolate, subscription box, valentine's day gifts

Courtesy Chococurb.

3. A membership to the Bellevue Arts Museum. ($35+)

Bellevue arts museum, valentine's day gift, valentine's day, gifts, art

Untitled Wall Panel No. 2, by Nathan Sandberg. Photo courtesy Bellevue Arts Museum.

4. A bottle of Woodinville Whiskey. Make it even more special with a personalized etched engraving. ($55+)

5. A succulent subscription box from Renton-based Urban Sprouts. Almost guaranteed to live longer than a bouquet of flowers. ($10-$148)

succulent, valentine's day gifts, gifts, urban sprouts

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash.

6. A blend-your-own wine class at Chateau Ste. Michelle. ($95-$125 per person)

valentine's day, winemaker, wine, wine class, winemaking, chateau ste. michelle, valentine's day gifts

Photo by Rafael Barquero on Unsplash.

7. An adorable gift from one of our favorite Eastside Etsy shops.

etsy, valentine's day, valentine's day gifts

Images courtesy each brand. Illustration by Morgan Garduno.

8. A staycation in Renton, Seattle, Kirkland, or Bellingham.

staycation, valentine's day gifts, valentine's day

The Heathman Kirkland | Image by KIPMAN Creative

9. A weekend trip to somewhere warm. ($170 per night)

valentine's day gifts, airbnb, palm springs

Palm Springs Dream Home. Photo courtesy airbnb.

10. An outdoor sauna from Woodinville-based Cedarbrook Sauna and Steam. A gift that keeps on giving relaxation. ($4,000+)

11. A night out on the town to one of these hot Eastside date spots.\

date ideas, date night ideas, date night, eastside date night ideas, valentine's day, valentine's day ideas, bellevue, issaquah, everett, gifts for her, gifts for him

Illustration by Alex Schloer.

12. A gift for your dog, who, let’s be honest, is the best kind of valentine. (Prices vary)

valentine's day gifts, dogs, valentine's day, pets

Photo by Laula & Co on Unsplash.

is the digital coordinator at 425 magazine. Email her.
Find Out First
Learn about Eastside food,
fashion, home design, and more.
no thanks