Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Don't be one of the last people in the store fighting over dying flowers and the last box of candy. These gift ideas are affordable, sensible and can be shipped almost anywhere.
Flowers from Bloomnation.com
Who doesn't like to get flowers on Valentine's Day? Skip the over commercialized florists and send your beloved something from BloomNation. Instead of stock arrangements found on most websites, BloomNation offers shoppers an Etsy-like marketplace where florists showcase custom designs. Simply go to BloomNation.com, enter a zip code for delivery and start shopping.
Hello Kitty Wine Basket
This wine basket from Wine Country Gift Baskets come chock full of pink treats along with a cute bottle of "Hello Kitty Sweet Pink" wine, $59.95. Check the website to see if it ships to your state.
What could be more uplifting than a balloon bouquet? Maybe one with some chocolate attached! The folks at Balloon Planet have a great selection of cute Valentine's balloon bouquets, or custom design your own. Delivery is available in most U.S. cities as well as many places around the globe. Bouquets start at $29.95.
Mini Martini gift set
If your Valentine is a martini lover, this shaker set from Sugarfina is the perfect gift. This functional single-serving martini shaker is filled with chocolate-covered martini olive almonds. Only $22 at Sugarfina.com.
This gift idea is part practical, part sentimental. The Opera Wallet by Mark and Graham can be carried as a clutch or over the shoulder. It is available in six classic colors and can be monogrammed (no charge) with your Valentine's initials. Mark and Graham, $75.
Taken bracelet by Sydney Evan
Let your Valentine know who she belongs to with this "taken" bracelet from Sydney Evan. This delicate bracelet is white rhodium plated sterling silver with a single .015ct bezel-set diamond, $115 at sydneyeven.com.
A new version of the popular JOY perfume by Jean Patou is coming to stores this February. JOY FOREVER is a new concoction of the original JOY's mix of jasmine flowers and roses. JOY FOREVER starts at $110 for one ounce bottle and will be available at Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdales, Nordstrom and other fine department stores.