8 Great Low-Voltage Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your New Girlfriend or Boyfriend

8 Great Low-Voltage Valentine's Day Gifts for Your New Girlfriend or Boyfriend

8 Great Low-Voltage Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your New Girlfriend or Boyfriend


It’s no secret that Valentine’s Day can be a tricky day for newlyweds, current couples, and those who aren’t quite there yet. One of the main ways is: guided gift-giving. You need something that says “Hey, I thought of you” instead of “Hey, I’m ready to think of you” forever. “ If red roses, jewelry, and heartwarming bears aren’t your vibe (hint: bears aren’t anyone’s vibe), here are eight great gifts—all local and under $100.

Golden gardening tools for your favorite plant parents.

Mollie Lee, owner of Little Leaf, recommended this little gold watering can when we put together our holiday gift guide, and we’re still considering it. It’s stylish and goes with just about any decor, and it says, “Hey, you, I’ve noticed not only you, but how much you love your plants.” If it’s still sold out when you want to buy it, try just as cute. vintage style brass plant mr.

$36 at the Little Leaf store.

Gold watering can from Little Leaf.

Leather card wallet for pocket minimalist companions.

Shinola offers a variety of personalized gifts for Valentine’s Day. Listen – those luggage tags look cool, and they’re a great gift, but if you’re still in a gray area, go for something else.Giving that guy or girl a travel accessory raises questions about potentially suggestive travel Together, My friend, you are not ready for that conversation. On the other hand, this card wallet: cool, classic and doesn’t cause any other problems.

$95 from Shinola.

Shinola’s Utility Card Holder

A small bouquet of hand-picked (by mistake, by someone else) flowers

The cute duo at DC Florist, She Loves Me, are launching a Valentine’s Day collection, and we don’t think about it too much (of course, yes, we do), but with names like “Eternal Love Bouquet,” Watch our “Love Grow Gift Sets” and “Own and Keep Centerpieces” and we’re just saying, you know, maybe go a different direction on the floral route. She Loves Me has more caj collections in its everyday products. The little “She Likes Me” bouquets are “fresh-picked seasonal flowers selected by the florist” that are cute without being serious. Dried garlands start at $38 and are cute too.

she loves me $57

She loves my “she likes me” bouquet.

Dreamer tops for dream dates.

The District of Clothing is probably best known for their “51–Statehood for DC” gear, but we love this cozy little dreamer/doer tee because it embodies the “activists, ideas, businesses” in your life family and community spirit of action”.

Garment section $32

“Dreamers Doers” T-Shirts from the Clothing District

Sew something for your crafty cutie.

Listen, a lot of people started sewing during the pandemic – and two years later, we bet some people are really good. The team at Alexander Stitch Sew Shop has some ideas for sewing enthusiasts: these very beautiful scissors, plus beautiful glass pins, a magnetic sex pin holder, and this rotary cutter. Honestly this should go without saying, but since this is a guide and we’re here to help, let’s say: if the recipient doesn’t like sewing, these scissors make a really weird gift, so we hope You have been following.

Sewing shop $88

Kay Scissors at the Sewing Shop

Literally… anyone’s chocolate.

Well, a box of chocolates might be a clichĂ©. But we’re considering local gems like Petite Soeur, Georgetown’s new specialty chocolate and confectionery company. Boxes include candy samplers, chocolate fudge, buttery “sablĂ©” cookies and more – there’s even a coffee-themed box, all made in the district. Looking for other great local chocolate shops? Check out our handy guide.

Petite Soeurs start at $12.

16 Signature Candy Boxes from Petite Soeur

Doubtful astrology candles.

Made by three young brothers and based in Washington, the Frères Branchiaux brand includes a range of astrology-inspired candles to celebrate the horoscope season: for example, the Capricorn Season candles include lime, mint, jasmine, pineapple and rum. Aroma, while Leo Seasons candles exude leather, smoke, Amyris, pale musk and moss.When you’re on Valentine’s Day with a kind of “Hey, I Also know your birthday. “

Frèresbranchiaux.com $38

Virgo Season Candles by Frères Branchiaux

Bring a new spirit to your spice-loving suitor.

Spice up your Valentine’s Day with a bottle of jalapeno-flavored aguardiente from Chacho, DC’s new aguardiente winery. Give away a bottle of wine, a few glasses, and some shakers—the distillery’s website offers a variety of cocktail recipes—and cheer on a fresh start to avoid Valentine’s Day flops.

Chacho $25

Jalapeno-infused aguardiente from Chacho

Amy Mueller

Editor, Washington Weddings

Amy leads Washington Weddings and writes the style setter for Washingtonians. Before joining The Washingtonian in March 2016, she was the editor of Capitol File magazine in Washington, D.C., and prior to that, editor of What’s Up?. Annapolis wedding.

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