8 Inexpensive gift ideas for Valentine’s day for him

You don’t have to break the bank to show your appreciation to your man on Valentine’s day. And anyway, money can’t buy you love. So forget the designer labels and the snazzy restaurants, it’s the thought that counts, and have a look at some of our less expensive gift ideas for Valentine’s day for him:

1. Candy and a card

One of the easiest, sweetest and cutest ways to show your man some love is to give him a candy and a card on Valentine’s day. He probably doesn’t get to eat candy very often, so a selection of kids candy and a nice card will warm his heart more than any expensive gift. And make the card a bit special, write something meaningful inside, not just your name!

2. Bake him a cake

If you are looking for inexpensive gift ideas for Valentine’s day to surprise your man, make a cake or his favorite desert for him. Go cute with some heart shaped cookies or ice a cake with a special message. The effort will be far more valued than a price tag.

3. Go practical

To be a little more practical about gift ideas for Valentine’s day you and your man could discuss it and just agree this year to buy each other presents that you will actually use. Perhaps he really would love to have a new scarf or a pair of gloves…You could always add a box of chocolates with it as well.

4. Send him a pizza

Another simple surprise idea for Valentine’s day for your man would be simply sending him a pizza to his work place. He’s going to spend money on lunch anyway, so why not surprise him with his favorite pizza delivered to his place of work? Not the healthiest of lunches, but he’ll enjoy the surprise and care!

5. A framed picture

One of the popular inexpensive gift ideas for Valentine’s day for your guy would be a nice, framed photograph of you together; this gift will last beyond the day and your man can put it on his desk at work or in his room at home.

6. Cook him a dinner

You don’t have to go out to a fancy restaurant to get fine dining; prepare a special dinner for him and have the romantic night in on Valentine’s day, instead of going out. Make it something a bit different, something that you wouldn’t normally have. If in doubt, there are plenty of recipe ideas, with instructions, on the internet. Just google.

7. Book a weekend away

It doesn’t have to be a luxury five star hotel to make your Valentine’s day fun. There are plenty of ways of staying away for less money. You’re going to be out all day and in the dark all night, so why waste money on a pricey hotel room?

8. Just give him you

You know what? All he probably really wants is you; so don’t stress about the price of a gift, just give whatever you can with love and he’ll be happy.

Do you have some other inexpensive gift ideas for Valentine’s day for him? Make sure to share them in the comment section below.

Stay happy, love and be loved!


  1. Dillan
    February 24, 2014 at 7:18 pm

    Super ideas! Thanks

  2. Anonymous
    February 20, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    Thank you for sharing, love the tips!

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