The Valentine's Day Gift Guide: For Her

January 31, 2018

Let me start this off with a disclaimer: My husband and I have decided to no longer buy each other gifts for Valentine's Day. We prefer to spend that money on a trip/activities/dates that bring us closer together as a couple. That being said, I know most people like to buy their person something special (I used to even go a little overboard!) so here are some gift ideas that have been wife and girlfriend approved!

1. Round Pendant Initial Necklace ($62) 2. Pandora Two Hearts Ring ($45) 3. Skinny Coordinates Bar Necklace ($38) 4. Gucci Marmont Card Case ($250) 5. Mejuri Layered Spheres Choker ($72) 6. Anastasia Glow Kit ($40) 7. HUDA Beauty Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette ($27) 8. Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté Shine Oil-In-Stick Lipstick ($37)

9. What I Love About You By Knock Knock ($10) 10.  Mini Cinema Light Box ($29) 11. Retractable Charging Cord-Heart to Heart ($30) 12. Ed Sheeran "Perfect" Lyrics Print ($6.10) 13. Crosley Tan Velvet Cruiser Bluetooth Record Player ($99) 14. Fujifilm X UO Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera ($69) (SOLD OUT, check out this one)15. Mini Instax Acrylic Album Photo Frame ($14) 16. Girls Support Girls Pin ($12)
1-3, 5. Jewelry: What's more romantic than personalized jewelry? I personally own the Skinny Coordinates Bar Necklace (#3) in both gold (see it here) and silver! Mine have the coordinates of the church where my husband and I married and I love them. The new Valentine's collection from Pandora is another jewelry option which most women appreciate. My favorite piece is the ring pictured above. Last but certainly not least, the choker necklace from Mejuri pictured at #5 is a gorgeously simple piece that adds the perfect statement to any outfit. 

4. Wallet/Card case: This is definitely a splurge item but isn't it gorgeous! The perfect card case to fit in any purse!

6-8. Makeup: If your lady is a makeup addict these would be an amazing addition to her collection. I received the Anastasia Glow Kit in December and have been glowing none stop since! Each highlight is creamy and would work on all kinds of skin tones. I've been craving this small eyeshadow palette from Huda Beauty ever since it came out. The pigmentation on the shimmers is amazing and it includes the perfect matte shades to give a complete look! Lastly, you cannot go wrong with a classic red lipstick. Especially one that comes in such gorgeous packaging as the ones from Yves Saint Laurent. Definitely worth the splurge!

9. A loving detail: This little book is adorable! You fill it in with things you love about your partner! Its the perfect detail to complete any gift.

10, 12. Home decor: I bought my own light box at my local TJ Maxx and absolutely love it! I constantly change it to reflect either my mood or the season. I have also purchased lyric prints off of Etsy before and believe they make for a perfectly thoughtful gift. Choose lyrics from your first dance or her favorite song and make it special. The instant download option is great because you can print it at home and purchase the frame of your preference.

11-15. Tech: If you find your girl's phone constantly at 5% battery (guilty!), this charging cord could be a cute way for her to charge on the go. A Crosley record player is also quite a splurge but its a gift that both could use! Get an Ed Sheeran vinyl for her and a Post Malone one for you! If she doesn't own a Polaroid camera yet, this would also make a great gift! I purchase my film from Ebay. If she does own one already, I'm sure she'd appreciate a display option like the one above. I have the same one which I found at, you guessed it, my local TJ Maxx and I love it.

16. Girls support girls: In the social and political climate we are living in these days its important to stand up for each other and what we believe it. Wear your heart on your sleeve with a pin like this one.

Con amor,
María Eugenia



  1. I love everything you include in the gift things!
    Alessa Bernal


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