Figuring out what to get loved ones for Valentine’s Day can be so hard.
Each year, it feels like there's an immense amount of pressure to find the perfect gift, and across social media, everyone seems to think that they know exactly what you need to get that special someone in your life. It can be exhausting to parse through all of the recommendations and suggestions!
Never fear, we’re here to help. Don’t get stressed and feel like you have to fall back on another box of chocolates or a dozen roses! No matter who is on the receiving end of your Valentine’s gift, you’ll have plenty of creative choices to choose from.
Gifting someone a subscription box means giving them a personalized and thoughtful present that will keep sparking joy long after the celebratory day. With so many Cratejoy subscription box options, it’s painless to find a unique Valentine’s Day gifts for everyone you love.
Bonus! We’ve made it even easier for you by listing some of our favorites below.
For the Bookworm: The reader in your life wants nothing more than a new book! The Peace & Pages subscription box will treat your loved one to a new book every month and give them what they need for a little indulgence. With each box, recipients get a well-reviewed new (within the last three years) release, as well as a full-size bath/beauty product and aromatherapy item so they can practice self-care.
Shipping: Peace & Pages only ships in the United States.
Review: "I just loved my subscription box! It actually got me to finally sit down and just relax and chill with my book, which by the way I loved!! The scents I received were amazing and so calming!” — Theresa H.
For the Athlete: New gear and nutrition is always a win for your favorite marathoner, and the RunLocker Gold Membership lets you support the fitness goals of your loved one. This box is a curated treasure trove of healthy snacks and mid-run nutrition, gear, and recovery aids. Treat them to a one-of-a-kind gift for Valentine’s Day — not everyone’s love language is flowers, after all!
Shipping: RunLocker only ships within the United States. New boxes ship out at the end of the month, but special dates can be accommodated upon request.
Review: "I'm a keen runner (I've probably run about 25+ half marathons and 5 marathons) and I love my running gear! I've got my standard running kit (Gu, Brooks Sneakers, ClifBar, Glide etc), but since subscribing to RunLocker, I'm getting a curated selection of awesome stuff that I can add to my running drawer.” — Aneesh S.
For the Amateur (or Professional) Mixologist: At-home cocktails have become increasingly popular in recent years, and for many cocktail enthusiasts, there are still new things out there to try. This box will be a great gift for the person you love and you, if they let you taste test! The SaloonBox Curated Cocktail Kit arrives with enough ingredients for four cocktails, and you can even add-on fancy barware if you’d like.
Shipping: Free shipping within the United States, but take note that boxes only ship within the United States.
Review: My husband and I have really, really enjoyed the experience of making these cocktails at home. They have been delicious and interesting!! I am so pleased with this purchase! What a great gift! — Heather W.
For the DIYer: Craftsman Crate is the best Valentine’s Day gift for the DIYer or crafter in your life. Share your love and let your loved one create something one-of-a-kind with this subscription box. Each one features complete kits with real tools, so no add-ons necessary. It could also be a great Valentine’s Day date: start crafting, pour a few glasses of wine, and queue up a movie for a perfect evening.
Shipping: Craftsman Crate ships worldwide from the United States.
Review: “I just got my first Craftsman box. It was everything I hoped for and more. This was clearly curated by an artisan who wants to share his/her craft. I am delighted and already looking forward to my next box!” — Paula B.
For the Kiddo: When looking for a Valentine’s Day gift for your little ones, nothing is better than finding an activity you can do together. The Baketivity Kids Baking DIY Activity Kit is a great way to share love with your kid while doing something that will produce yummy results. Each kit comes prepared with pre-measured dry ingredients, a recipe book, a detailed list of wet ingredients, baking supplies, and a hat/apron pair for the child.
Shipping: Baketivity Kids boxes ship each month on the 10th.
Review: “My five-year-old loves to cook and bake and he just shouted with joy when he opened the box. He was amazed by every little item; and it also makes it easier for me as I am not a baker/person. I like to have all the ingredients for each recipe along with the instructions.” — Sophie