Top 7 Valentine's Day Gifts

Valentine's day is fast-approaching and whether you celebrate this holiday or not, there is no denying that showing your significant other or yourself a little extra love feels a little extra wonderful.  I've never been much of a diamonds + pearls kind of gal but I sure do love a meaningful, useful, and thoughtful gift and/or experience.  Gifts that say:

Hey, I noticed how much you love ___________________, especially when _______________, so I did some extensive research and found this ____________.  I think you might really enjoy______________.  I hope you love it.

I wanted to give some gift ideas which may be a tad bit biased.  Feel free to forward this post to your significant other to drop them the hint.  Without further ado, here are some gift ideas for yourself or your lover:

1. Polaroid Camera ($59)

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Hey, I noticed how much you love making collages with the instant Polaroid shots, especially when the ones with both of us in it, so I did some extensive research and found this Polaroid Instax CameraI think you might really enjoy taking this to Stephanie/Stephon's weddingI hope you love it.

2. Canon Rebel 600/650/700/750D ($500ish)

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Hey, I noticed how much you love taking photos with your iPhone, especially when we're traveling, so I did some extensive research and found this Canon Rebel recommended by a really cool Hermosa Beach PhotographerI think you might really enjoy taking this on our next trip to London.  I hope you love it.

3. Couple Portrait Photography Session ($400ish)

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Hey, I noticed how much you love framing our photos around the house, especially the ones of us, so I did some extensive research and found this portrait photographer in the South Bay that could take professional portraits of us togetherI think you might really enjoy getting dressed up and taking some nice shots for you to hang around our house I hope you love it.

4. Boudoir Photography Session ($400-$600)

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Hey, I noticed how much you love me in my lingerie, especially when I'm wearing your high school jersey, so I did some extensive research and found a boudoir photographer to help me create this boudoir calendarI think you might really enjoy looking at it.   I hope you love it.

5. Ona Bag ($249)

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Hey, I noticed how much you love carrying around your Canon Rebel Camera especially when we're traveling, so I did some extensive research and found really trendy camera bag that doesn't even look like a camera bagI think you might really enjoy taking this on our next trip to Paris.  I hope you love it.

6. Photography Class

Photo Credit: Studio Altius

Photo Credit: Studio Altius


Hey, I noticed how much you love reading all those photography blogs, especially the ones about taking portraits of people, so I did some research and found this photography course that we could take together.  I think you might really enjoy learning the fundamentals of photography and I'd love to learn with you.  I hope you love it

7. Photo Book ($35-$60)

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Hey, I noticed how much you love taking photos, especially the ones that you post on your Instagram, so I did some extensive research and found this website that prints all your Instagram photos into a Photobook Album.  I think you might really enjoy holding on to these memories forever and ever.  I hope you love it.

And hey...if nothing else, a hand-written love letter will do. 

xoxo,
Hannah Q.