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The 19 Best Valentine's Day Gift Basket and Gift Box Ideas

Sep 29, 2023

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Valentine's Day is all about celebrating the ones you love for exactly who they are, but it can be hard to find a gift that's equally original and adorable in a sea of flowers and chocolate. While sticking to the reliable can work for some (clichés are cliché for a reason, after all), there are plenty of creative ways to appreciate your loved ones.

Gift baskets are an efficient, yet cute as ever way to show your giftee that you care. From pre-made baskets that highlight a hobby to custom-made gift boxes that really get them, we're all about recognizing every kind of love this February.

Since your valentine can be a partner, a family member, or a best friend, we've made sure to include options that truly cater to all kinds of valentines. Plus, if you'd prefer to make a custom basket yourself, we've chosen some of the cutest Valentine's Day gifts to combine into the ultimate gift box.

Mouth Valentine's Day Gift Boxes, from $3

Mouth is a reliable source for edible, adorable gifts for any occasion — and its Valentine's Day basket selection is no exception. Mouth has anything from cocktail kits to the classic chocolate box, plus some savory snacks as well.

The Milk Bar Sampler, $55

This is arguably the sweetest gift box they will ever receive, and we mean that quite literally. Milk Bar is known for its indulgent, delicious confections, like birthday cake truffles or the popular Milk Bar Pie. Shop Milk Bar's entire Valentine's Day selection here, and read our review of Milk Bar here.

Harry & David Valentine's Day Gift Basket, from $25

When you picture a classic Valentine's Day gift basket, you likely think of something you can find on Harry & David. The gourmet food gifting brand features gift baskets from popular chocolate brands like Ghirardelli and Godiva, as well as plenty of savory snack and drink options.

Shari's Berries Valentine's Day Packages, from $34.99

With the exception of having food allergies, it's hard to find someone who doesn't like chocolate-covered strawberries. Shari's Berries is known for the best in both taste and presentation, and you can pair the berries with flowers or wine — all in a single purchase.

Sugarwish Treat Box, from $23

If you know they have a sweet tooth but aren't quite sure what they like, Sugarwish is a great place to start. You can choose whether they'll receive a gift box of candy, popcorn, cookies, or more, and the recipient will choose the specific treats that go into their gift basket. Learn more about how the process works here.

Bokksu Gift Boxes, from $39.95 per month

Bokksu is a monthly subscription service that will deliver a variety of authentic Japanese snacks right to their door. The minimum subscription is for three months, but you could always get them a gift card as well. Learn more about Bokksu here.

Goldbelly Valentine's Day Gift Boxes, from $29.99

Goldbelly is a widely loved food delivery service that ships treats from the nation's most popular restaurants to anywhere in the US. Its Valentine's Day selection spans from a heart-shaped soft pretzel to a pink-and-red bagel brunch spread. Of course, there's also no shortage of V-day-ready sweet treats.

Book of the Month Subscription, from $49.99 per month

For your favorite book lover, Book of the Month is practically a no-brainer. They can choose from five book options each month, and their selection is shipped directly to them (note: the minimum subscription is for three months). Learn more about Book of the Month here.

Magicfly DIY Candle Making Kit, $38.99

We're fairly certain that candles smell even better when you make them yourself. They can make up to six candles with this kit, which includes beautiful scents like lemon or lavender.

Stitch & Story Starter Kit, from $62.40

A gift box full of yarn just might be what inspires the world's newest knitter. If they've expressed interest in knitting, this box includes all the materials and patterns they'll need to get started on their latest creation.

126 pc. Painting Art Set by Artist's Loft Necessities, $19.99

A paint set is a gift box full of opportunities: With multiple colors to choose from in acrylics, oil paints, watercolors, and the tools to use them all, they'll be able to paint until next year's Valentine's Day rolls around.

Gaming the System Gift Box, $99

Fit for family game night or couples' trivia, this gift box has everything they'll need for their next game session. It features a puzzle, playing cards, trivia games, and of course, some mid-game snacks.

Movie Lover 2-Piece Gift Set, $55

Spice up their next movie night with the film-inspired "Eat What You Watch" cookbook. Since no movie (or movie snack) is complete without popcorn, this gift set also includes a popcorn bowl.

Glossier The Skincare Edit, $50

Glossier is known for its minimalist yet effective approach to makeup and skincare. This gift set includes all of the brand's skincare basics, from cleansers and serums to the ever-popular Balm Dotcom.

Benefit Be Mine Beauty Lip & Cheek Stain & Matte Bronzer Set, $36

This limited-edition Valentine's Day set from Benefit contains the brand's infamous Hoola Matte Bronzing Powder and Benetint Lip Stain. It's hard to beat well-known products with themed packaging, and this set strikes out in both categories.

Just Breathe Spa Gift Set, $84

We could all use a day at the spa, so bring the spa right to them with this cozy kit. A candle with included matches, a coconut soak, a sea sponge, and a faux succulent all work together to send them right into relaxation.

Drunk Elephant The Littles Hair + Body Kit 2.0, $49

Drunk Elephant's bright and adorable packaging is home to vegan and cruelty-free products for their hair, face, and body. They can try a sample of some of the brand's most popular products in this kit and then opt for a larger version of their favorites if they so choose.

The Mini Miracle Broth Introductory Glow Set, $165

Luxury skincare brand La Mer is beloved among those who use it, and this gift set will give them a hint of the hype. This set holds travel-sized versions of The Revitalizing Hydrating Serum, The Renewal Oil, The Eye Concentrate, and The Moisturizing Soft Cream.

If you're feeling crafty and want that extra personalized touch, a homemade gift basket is a thoughtful way to show you care. There are plenty of ways to customize a gift basket, but here are our favorite gifts to include. (P.S.: If you're gifting lingerie or a toy, be sure to receive clear, enthusiastic consent from your partner first!)

Of course, no gift basket is complete without the base. These kits from World Market supply the basket, as well as filling, a tag, and a basket bag to wrap it all in.

Greetabl allows you to send a small but meaningful gift to brighten someone's day.

This adorable felt pairing is a sweet way to demonstrate your love for one another. More pairs available include eggs and bacon, donut and donut hole, and peanut butter and jelly.

Love the look and feel of sexy lingerie sets but don't have a ton of money to spend? Give Adore Me's affordable yet stylish lingerie a try.

The unique air-pulse clitoral stimulation suctions and pulsates in a shockingly similar way to what you feel during oral sex. The device is very quiet, very discreet, waterproof, and has 11 intensities that will bring most women to climax in under two minutes (no joke).

Dried bouquets will be sure to last from the first day of basket prep until Valentine's Day, and they’re just as beautiful as fresh flowers. For bonus points, deliver the basket with a fresh bouquet in hand.

Godiva makes Belgian chocolate that's affordable and deliciously smooth.

Banfi, a winery led by one of the industry's few female CEOs, is the only winery to win an ISO award for sustainability.

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Still looking for a gift? Check out our list of the All-Time Best products we've ever tested . Mouth Valentine's Day Gift Boxes, from $3 The Milk Bar Sampler, $55 Harry & David Valentine's Day Gift Basket, from $25 Shari's Berries Valentine's Day Packages, from $34.99 Sugarwish Treat Box, from $23 Bokksu Gift Boxes, from $39.95 per month Goldbelly Valentine's Day Gift Boxes, from $29.99 Book of the Month Subscription, from $49.99 per month Magicfly DIY Candle Making Kit, $38.99 Stitch & Story Starter Kit, from $62.40 126 pc. Painting Art Set by Artist's Loft Necessities, $19.99 Gaming the System Gift Box, $99 Movie Lover 2-Piece Gift Set, $55 Glossier The Skincare Edit, $50 Benefit Be Mine Beauty Lip & Cheek Stain & Matte Bronzer Set, $36 Just Breathe Spa Gift Set, $84 Drunk Elephant The Littles Hair + Body Kit 2.0, $49 The Mini Miracle Broth Introductory Glow Set, $165