The same old flowers. The same old chocolates. The same old card. If you truly love someone, you can do better. The problem is, when we step away from these classic Valentine’s Day gifts, we can feel a little lost at sea. That’s why we turned to Sarah Cunningham, owner of the shop A Lovely Universe, to assist us with some solid Valentine’s Day gift ideas for the lady in your life. The 50 gifts listed below are each under $50 and are sure to go over better than anything you picked up at the drugstore on the way home from work.


Rose Gold Heart Studs by Catbird

When it comes to purchasing gifts for the woman who seems to have everything, it’s hard to go wrong with anything from Catbird. These dainty heart stud earrings are handmade in Brooklyn and crafted with solid 14K rose gold.


XO Enamel Lip Pin & Postcard Set

Novelty enamel pins are everywhere lately, so why not add one in with your Valentine’s Day card? This set by The Good Twin has colorful minimalist vibes and is something your love can keep forever.


Zenbunni Garden Chocolates

Elevate the typical “chocolates for Valentine’s Day” concept with this beautiful set of gluten-free, dairy-free chocolates made with flavorful notes of organic lavender, cacao, elderflower and blood orange.


Pink Clay Beauty Set

It may feel a little risky to give beauty products as a gift to your lady, but anything by Herbivore Botanicals is a different story. Their products have a loyal, semi-cult following due to their high-end yet gentle ingredients and super clean packaging.


Stranger Things Card

If you and your significant other obsessed over the Netflix series Stranger Things, then this is absolutely the card for you. Make the note inside count, because this may be one to frame and keep forever to remember one of the best shows of 2016.


Fictions Eu De Parfum

In a collaboration with various artists from Sydney, Los Angeles, Istanbul, Paris and London, the Fictions Eu De Parfum is a fragrance collection with an enchanting story to tell. Each scent is designed to reflect different poetic experiences of falling in love.


Happily Ever After Pillow

Add a touch of personalization to your bedding situation with this super thoughtful custom printed to order pillow cover from West Elm.


Year Round Garden Seed Set

Show them you’ve been listening when they go on one of those “I really wish we could grow our own produce…” rants with this awesome Year Round Garden Seed Set. The set includes a fantastic array of seeds for everything from carrots, radishes and arugula to melon, cucumber and eggplant.


How Amazing You Are Card

Hand lettered, printed and packaged in Moglea’s Iowa studio, this colorful card expresses a simple yet impactful statement that will make your partner’s day brighter.


Sugarfina Be Mine 2 Pc Bento Box Set

Everyone loves a little something sweet on Valentine’s Day and this gummy candy set totally gets the job done. As if it wasn’t delicious enough, this also includes Sugarfina’s best-selling Rosé Roses candy, crafted with the well-loved Whispering Angel brand of rosé.


“You Hold the Key” Chain

This thoughtful yet functional keychain gift serves as a punny and sweet everyday reminder that they hold the key to your heart.


Wife ‘Morse Code’ Necklace Set

This handmade treasure is not only pretty but it’s also designed to have a secret morse code message. The free-moving beads code the word “WIFE” and the necklace is available in both 16K or 24K dipped gold or white gold.


Things I’d Do (But Just For You)

Illustrator Jack Sjogren humorously celebrates the adventure of love and all of the simple, kind and sometimes downright crazy things we’d do for our other half.


Best of Alma Chocolate Gift Set

Portland-based chocolatier Alma is known for their decadent and unique treats. This gift-wrapped set includes a collection of their best-selling salty yet sweet gourmet chocolate bars.


Swoons and Tunes Headphones

Provide a music-listening upgrade with this happily designed floral pair of headphones with impressive bass quality and cushioned ear pads that block out all background noise.


Love Vouchers

Give the gift of “IOU” with these fun and responsible Love Vouchers. Promising to remember to plan more weekend trips away and say “I Love You” a bit more is the perfect addition to any Valentine’s Day card.


Luxe Soap Trio Set by Illume

The lush combination of coconut milk mango, thai lily and anemone soaps by Illume is definitely the type of special purchase that she may not buy for herself but will absolutely love to have.


Dreamfringe Necklace

This delightful fringe necklace from Madewell is inspired by homespun wall hangings and adds an element of texture and color to any look. It’s one of those pieces that she can wear throughout the day that serves as a reminder of your love.


Hand-Stitched Kitten Sleep Mask

For the woman who loves her sleep and appreciates a playful little accessory, this hand-stitched black cat sleep mask is the ultimate whimsical gift option.


Many Moons Card

Minneapolis-based stationery studio Modern Lore’s clean design makes a heavy statement that will show your partner just how in love you are.


Mullein & Sparrow Rose Bath Salts

Life can get super busy and sometimes a long leisurely spa visit just isn’t in the cards. Brooklyn makers Mullein & Sparrow created their Rose Bath Salts with a goal to promote self-care at home with this wonderful combination of pink himalayan salt, rose blossom and detoxifying lemongrass and mint.


Kris Nations XO Studs

Handmade in Half Moon Bay, California, by sister designers known as Kris Nations, these X O studs are cut from recycled brass, plated in 14K gold and attached to sterling silver posts. Bonus points for the cool glass bottle packaging that makes it nice and ready for Valentine’s Day gifting.


John Derian Company Oval “Love” Paperweight

This lovely paperweight is a true collector’s item, handmade in John Derian’s iconic New York studio. Each glass piece is handblown, inspired by antique art prints and individually crafted by trained artisans.


Twisted Gold Bangle Set

Anything as clean and sleek as this twisted gold bangle set is something that will remain stylish forever. They can easily be worn individually, together or mixed in with other contrasting pieces.


S’well Love Collection Bottle

It’s apparent that S’well bottles are taking over as the go-to for keeping up with hydration in a stylish and eco-friendly way. A portion of all sales from the Love Collection will be donated to UNICEF to provide clean drinking water to children all over the globe.


Belle Calligraphy Starter Set

Encourage your better half’s creative side by gifting them the art of calligraphy. A beloved skill that has been cherished from generation to generation, this starter set provides the tools and instructions to perfect this beautiful handwritten technique.


Monogram Pendant Necklace

Spell out your love for your partner with this polished brass monogram pendant necklace. It’s a refined and classic jewelry option that goes well with any sense of style.


Handpainted Round Watch

A good watch is always a solid gift idea. This awesome hand-painted hexagon watch with leather band and delicate gold numbers is a dreamy piece to give someone who isn’t afraid of a little color.


My Little Valentine Gift Bag

Mouth is a one-stop shop for all things foodie related and their specially curated gourmet gift bags are no joke. Their My Little Valentine gift bag has a little bit of everything, including buttery raspberry cookies, X&O candies and chocolate covered animal crackers.


Capture Your Style Book

If your valentine is obsessed with all things style and is starting to create a presence on social media with their impeccable personal taste, this inspiring book by successful fashion blogger Aimee Song (including a foreword by Diane von Furstenberg) is an excellent pick.


Fredericks & Mae Incense Set

Set the mood wherever you are with this woodsy and romantic cedar rope incense by Fredericks & Mae.


Carpe Diem Passport Holder

Planning on surprising your love with a romantic getaway? This is the perfect accessory to go with a round trip ticket to somewhere amazing.


Merlot Infused Coffee

Many of us take our coffee and our wine very seriously—why choose between the two? These delicious Merlot Infused Coffee Beans are a thoughtful morning treat and would work excellently as an add-on to a few other related gifts such as this and this.


With This Ring dish

Celebrating your first Valentine’s Day together as a married couple? This simple yet pretty ring dish is a gracious reminder of your special union as well as a safe spot to place her cherished rings at the end of the day.


I Like You, I Love You Book

This sweet, illustrated book does its best to depict the wacky and wonderful world of falling in love and humorously differentiates the distinction between just liking someone and truly loving someone.


Druzy Bar Necklace by The Silver Wren

One of the prettiest stones out there is the druzy. This particular necklace, handmade by The Silver Wren, adds a subtle natural shine and a ton of texture while still remaining fairly minimal so each piece appeals to many different variations of style.


Together Forever Confetti Card by Knot & Bow

Add in a little extra fun this February with a festive confetti filled take on the classic Valentine’s Day card. This would go really well with this and this, also by Knot & Bow.


Black Pumps Organizing Bag

Are you going for it this year by purchasing your partner the coveted pair of shoes she’s had her eye on for months? This classic 100% cotton organizing bag is a great accompaniment to the main gift and can also be monogrammed for an extra $12.


My Life Story So Far Journal

You may think you know your partner better than anyone, but there’s always so much more to learn. My Life Story So Far journal is a fantastic way to encourage your spouse to write down their story and answer questions that provide a new glimpse into their heart and mind.


Odeme Luxe Flasks

Who says you can’t give a flask as a gift? Especially if it’s pretty, which immediately makes carrying a flask a bit classier. This is the perfect add-on gift for any liquor connoisseur in addition to a good quality vodka or whiskey.


Paris in Love Book

It’s no secret that the growing fascination with all things Paris is alive and well. This beautiful book is no exception. Paris in Love’s pages are filled with photos that capture the hidden moments, rich history and complete romance that fills the City of Lights’ streets.


Moon Dust

Do you have a significant other that is always following some new wellness trend or has successfully convinced you to appreciate the importance of meditation, affirmations and the power of crystals? Well, look no further than Venice Beach-based holistic lifestyle company Moon Juice’s Moon Dust sampler collection.


Brushstrokes Scarf

A beautiful stand out scarf with a painterly design and a beautiful pop of color is an excellent gift option for a wintery holiday like Valentine’s Day. It’s light enough to wear in warmer climates but cozy enough to bundle up with.


Cinnamon Girl Bath & Body Set

Sustainable beauty brand Farmaesthetics is known for their aromatic, simple yet luxurious approach to bath and body products. This set includes items such as a rose & geranium sweet soy oil and a rainwater-infused cinnamon rose beauty bar, which is sure to create a spa-like atmosphere right at home.


Gold Studded Pave Earrings

For the accessory lover that appreciates a little edge. New York-based designer Rebecca Minkoff’s 14K gold plated spiky earrings make a statement without being too trendy.


What I Love About You book

Jotting down all of the things that you treasure about your significant other is absolutely priceless. This book is filled with short answer questions, phrases and checklists designed to get your brain goin’ about how much you love your special person.


Network Pouch by Herschel

Everyone always needs a space to keep all of their belongings (aka crap) contained and organized. However, Herschel takes it to the next level with this dreamy marble printed neoprene carryall pouch that works as a great gift for that special someone on the go.


Maison Checkmate Votive Candle Set

The Maison Checkmate votive set, by best-selling high-end candle brand Voluspa, is elegant, compelling and aesthetically pleasing.


Valentine’s Day Macarons

It doesn’t get much sweeter than a box of hand decorated French-style macarons. With flavors such as raspberry jam, red velvet and champagne, these little treats are not only delicious but incredibly lovely.


Ceramic Heart Jewelry Dish

A collection of jewelry dishes always come in handy.  These ceramic heart dishes are glazed in either white, blue or blush with 22K gold luster overglaze and are the perfect size for any tiny beloved trinkets.


When it comes to the daily uniform, there are few things as important as pair of comfortable, stylish and well-fitting pants. That’s where Flint and Tinder comes in with their bestselling 365 Pant. These year-round essentials have the cut of a jean, the feel of a chino and the stretch of a performance pant, which makes them unlike anything else on the market. As if being the perfect combination of all your favorites wasn’t enough, they’re available in multiple fits (slim, straight, tapered, jogger) and colors so you’re covered for work, travel and play.