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23 Valentine’s Day Gifts Under £20 (That You Can Buy on Amazon)

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and though we’ve already searched out the least cheesy cards, and some low-key fancy gifts you can buy, we also know that sometimes it’s difficult to plan in advance. Especially if a relationship has gone from casual texting to “will I get you a present?” over the course of the past few weeks. To which we say: Behold these thoughtful gifts, all under £20, which you can buy on Amazon. They should all arrive well in time for Valentine’s Day, too.

For the valentine who always takes a bite of your dessert

Alessi Coffee Spoons

These sweet heart-shaped spoons are the right size for a nibble of someone else’s tiramisu.

For the valentine who is a li’l mushy

Falcone Parapluie Droit — Toile en Forme de Coeur Rouge

Cancel out the mush of the heart shape with the practicality of a brolly.

For the valentine who loves eating brunch, but hates getting up before eleven

Voche 1000W Electric Waffle Maker

Give the gift of waffles in your pj’s.

For the valentine who still writes love notes

Gold Heart – Flat Notes

You could write a little love note on the first one, if you’d like.

For the valentine who’s a light sleeper

Lewis N. Clark Comfort Eye Masks

This holy grail eye mask will help them to sleep past six am.

For the valentine who stays up late reading

Moleskine Booklight Hay Yellow

A book light for a bookworm.

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

A daring and moving novel for that book light.

For the valentine who thinks Pret coffee tastes like soil

Magicafé Pour Over Coffee Dripper

This pour-over dripper easily makes enough coffee for two.

Le Creuset Stoneware Mug, 350 ml, Cerise

(Plus, a nice mug to go with that coffee dripper.)

For the valentine who keeps losing their phone

Tile Mate

A practical gift that will pay for itself.

For the valentine who’s a little frazzled

Scentered Sleep Well Therapy Balm

This sleep balm is a solid, so it can travel wherever they go.

For the valentine who’s newly official

BROU Premium Biodegradable Bamboo Charcoal Toothbrush

A design-y bamboo toothbrush for when they stay over.

Marvis Jasmine-Mint Toothpaste

Bundle it with this status toothpaste.

For the valentine who’s a cautious gardener

Mother-in-Law’s Tongue

This plant is practically unkillable.

Bloomingville Flowerpot Bubble Structure Powder

A plant pot for that plant (available in a range of colours).

For the valentine who’s a confident gardener

La Jolíe Muse Plant Pots With Stand — H24cm Large Ceramic Flower Pot With Wood Holder

Buy them a plant stand to show off their hard work.

For the valentine who is a visual thinker

Princeton Architectural Press Grids & Guides: A Notebook for Visual Thinkers

Pleasingly interesting, thanks to a variable grid design on each page.

For the valentine who would happily eat cereal for every meal

Greenandlife Unbreakable Large Cereal Bowls

A pack of four, all in pleasant pastel shades.

For the valentine who grinds their own peppercorns

Berghoff Leo Stoneware Mortar and Pestle Set

Suggested card inscription: “You’re the pestle to my mortar”.

For the valentine that leaves a trail of bobby pins in their wake

Stackers Small Rose Quartz T-Bar Jewellery Stand

The little ledge on this jewellery stand will stop earrings and hair grips going walkabout.

For the valentine who starts a picnic WhatsApp group on March 1

VonShef Picnic Blanket — Large 147 x 180 cm

This blanket is waterproof, and comes with carrying handles.

For the valentine who only wants a card this year

I Choo-Choo-Choose You Valentine’s Day Card

A Simpsons classic.

For the valentine who only wants a card ‘and something small’ this year

Charbonnel et Walker Pink-Champagne Truffles

Don’t mess with success.

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23 Valentine’s Day Gifts Under £20 (You Can Buy on Amazon)