Whether or not you think of Valentine’s Day as a Hallmark holiday, you don’t want to be caught empty handed when it comes to having a gift for your child’s teacher or a close friend.  Here are 8 unique gifts for your viewing pleasure and they’re all under $20.  At these prices, pick one and treat yourself!

 Forget conversation hearts, how about conversation mugs?  The possibilities are endless with this chalk talk mug set ($16) from World Market.
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Who says doing dishes has to be all work and no play?  These love dish towels ($9) from Crate & Barrel are light “hearted” and towelsReal pillow talk with this gift idea ($13) from H&Mtrue loveGive the gift of beauty with the lip essentials set ($10) from Forever 21.beautyI’m a sucker for glitter hearts so I adore this print ($15) from the Etsy shop, Pretty Chic.   glitter

There is just a certain je ne sais quoi about giving a lavender candle ($10) made in France.  candle

Don’t wear your heart on your sleeve, wear it on your knees!  Cableknit heart knee socks from Urban Outfitters ($14)knee socks

Spread the Love with this charm bracelet by the same name from Charming Charlie ($10)LOVE

xoxo, Kirsten