It is a truth universally acknowledged, that flowers and chocolates are nice - but heart-shaped waffle makers are better.
When it comes to making Valentine's Day special, a truly original gift is the perfect way to show your loved one how much you care. On the other hand, with many of us still recovering from Christmas spending, an extravagant romantic gesture is off the cards.
But have no fear! Here's our round up of the best unique Valentine's Day gifts that won't break the bank.
Baked by Steph letterbox biscuits, from £9.95
These beautifully iced letterbox biscuits are perfect for long-distance love - they can be posted through letterboxes nationwide.
You're my lobster notebook, £14.99
Pretty much the perfect way to show a Friends fan your love, this super-cute lobster notebook can be personalised with the name - or, even better, daft nickname - of your beloved.
These have been described as 'the ultimate date night accessory'. With three levels of questions on increasing levels of intimacy, they can help you cut through the everyday small talk to enjoy some truly meaningful connection.
This is the gift that scores high on the thoughtful scale. Simply select a significant place, date, and time in your relationship, and the map will show the night sky as it was at your milestone moment.
If you're British, you know that nothing says 'I love you' like a perfect brew, but you can say it even more clearly with a secret message in these mugs.
USB mix tape, £17.99
We all know that a custom-made mixtape is the ultimate expression of affection - this up-to-date version just makes it slightly easier for your beloved to actually listen to it.
Our love story mini book, £9.50
Put the story of your love in writing and personalise this mini-book.
These gorgeous personalised beer mats make for an original gift - but make sure to include your partner's favourite drink to go with it.
Give the gift of making memories, with this personalised date night dispenser - it contains date ideas from dressing up and going for cocktails to taking a day trip to the beach, so you'll never have a predictable date again.
A non-traditional twist on the classic Valentine's Day bouquet, these flowering teas open up into a delightful blossom placed in boiling water.
Heart shaped waffle maker, £11.99
What makes a Valentine's Day breakfast in bed more perfect than heart shaped waffles? It definitely blows tea and toast out of the water!