It's hard to be unique during the holiday of love and frankly, some people prefer the traditional box of chocolates and roses.

Your girlfriend or wife deserves the best, and sometimes this means getting something that reminds you both of how much you actually care about one another. This time around, we're keeping things cute and sappy, and found 25 gifts that are generally embroidered with hearts, birds and kisses.

So if you're up for surprising her with something more classic — since we all know romance never gets old — here are 25 gifts that will impress the lady in your life:

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  • For The High School Sweetheart

    If you've been with your sweetheart for years and you both remember carving your names on trees as teenagers, it's time to recreate that artwork in the comfort of your home. <a href="" target="_blank">Personalized Birch Vase, $22, available on Etsy </a>

  • For The Amateur Baker

    If your girlfriend or wife likes to dabble in the latest dessert recipes, get her this charming little pasty book. And yes, you can be her test subject. <a href="" target="_blank">Miette: Recipes from San Francisco's Most Charming Pastry Shop, $19, available on Amazon </a>

  • For The Woman Who Likes Her Tea Time

    This has 'aw' written all over it. If you feel like surprising your loved on on Valentine's Day with breakfast in bed, top it off with this cute handmade coaster. <a href="" target="_blank">Heart Coaster, $9, available on Etsy </a>

  • For The Woman Who Loves Snooze Time

    There's nothing more comforting than snuggling up with your partner after a long day of work. Make things a little more lovey-dovey with this custom pillow. <a href="" target="_blank">XO with Heart Throw Pillow, $59, available on Overstock </a>

  • For The Lover Of All Things Mugs

    We know she means a lot to you, but we also know how much she loves her mug collection. Give her something personalized on V-Day with this hand-illustrated mug. <a href="" target="_blank">Custom Order Hand Illustrated Art Mug, $19, available on Etsy </a>

  • For The Giggler

    If your lame old jokes still make her laugh...she won't stop giggling at this cute poster. Heh. <a href="" target="_blank">Mid Century BIRDS DO IT typography, $28, available on Etsy </a>

  • For The Woman Who Likes To Share

    We all know sharing is caring, and if you still seem to learn something new about her on a daily basis, at least now you have a place to write things down. <a href="" target="_blank">I Love You Activity Book, $12, available at Urban Outfitters </a>

  • For The Woman Who Lives Like A Royal

    The classic and fancy tea that will make any girlfriend or wife feel like Kate Middleton. Don't forget the biscuits. <a href="" target="_blank">Classic Citron Green Tea, $10, available at Chapters/Indigo </a>

  • For The Woman Who Deserves Downtime

    If going away for a relaxing retreat is out of the question (and budget), try an at-home massage kit and plan a night of relaxation. <a href="" target="_blank">Conair Professional Percussion Massager, $44, available at </a>

  • For The Woman Who Can't Stand Winter

    We get it, she hates winter. If your sweetheart gets anxious at the idea of leaving her house when it's cold, make things a little more bearable with this V-Day inspired scarf. <a href="" target="_blank">Cozy Textured Eternity Scarf, $34, available at Urban Outfitters </a>

  • For The Woman Who Hates Valentine's Day

    Not everyone loves the holiday of love. If your gal is anti-Valentine's Day, we're sure this hilarious phone case will either make her laugh...or just hate it even more. <a href="" target="_blank">Cat iPhone 5 Case, $8, available on Etsy</a>

  • For The Woman On The Go

    Your girlfriend is busy, but her love for espresso shouldn't get in the way. This espresso set is designed for the person on the go. <a href="" target="_blank">Handpresso 'Wild Hybrid' Outdoor Espresso Set, $255, available at Overstock</a>

  • For The Woman With A Sweet Tooth

    She may remember her Easy Bake oven or she may just have an obsession with mini doughnuts. Either way, she needs to have this in her kitchen. <a href="" target="_blank">Nostalgia Electrics Cake Pop and Donut Hole Bakery, $30, available on </a>

  • For The Woman With A Good Sense Of Humour

    Squee! If the girl in your life knows how to handle a bad pun or a good joke, she'll love you even more for this adorable card. <a href="" target="_blank">Valentine's Day Car, $5, available on Etsy </a>

  • For The Woman Who LOVES Chocolate

    When we say love, we mean LOVE. Chocolate and Valentine's Day go hand-in-hand and if the woman in your life just likes it simple, treat her to a box of fair trade chocolate. <a href="" target="_blank">Camino Fine Chocolates, $14, available at various grocery stores </a>

  • For The Woman Who Needs A Break

    Let your valentine lounge around at home and take bubble baths. These personalized robes are perfect for the woman who needs a break. <a href="" target="_blank">Monogram Joy Robe, $30, available at Chapters/Indigo</a>

  • For The Nature-Loving Woman Who Lives In The City

    Does she love nature but live in the city? Bring a little bit of the outdoors to her urban life with this wooden bird house. White doves not included. <a href="" target="_blank">Wooden Bird House, $41, available on Overstock</a>

  • For The Lover Of Cute Things

    There are some women out there who pay attention to detail. If your valentine is loves hosting dinners, buy her this custom embroidered tablecloth. <a href="" target="_blank">Heart Tablecloth, $15, available at Simons</a>

  • For The Couple Who Met In Winter

    For some, Valentine's Day and winter time reminds them of when they first met. If you and your sweetheart met during cold months, warm her up with these adorable handmade gloves. <a href="" target="_blank">Heart Gloves, Grey Gloves, $39, available on Etsy</a>

  • For The Woman Who Likes Her Cup Of Joe

    She may just love coffee more than you. If your sweetheart loves her morning cup of java, surprise her with this adorable mini coffee maker. <a href="||NoFacet-_-NoFacet-_--_-" target="_blank">Coffee Maker with Glass Carafe. $70, available at Williams-Sonoma</a>

  • For The Woman Glued To Her TV

    Whether she is into reality TV or sci-fi movies, keep her cozy with this 'Love is in my home' throw. <a href="" target="_blank">Typeset Throw, $100, available at Simons </a>

  • For The World Traveller

    We all want to believe our love will last forever, so if you can't make it to <a href="" target="_blank">San Francisco or another city with love lock displays</a>, lock your own love lock in your neighbourhood or home. <a href="" target="_blank">Lovelocks, $25, available at LoveLoveOnline</a>

  • For The Woman Who Appreciates Homemade Goodies

    Alright. If you really want to impress her on V-Day, we suggest making your own chocolates. White chocolate dyed with red and pink food colouring in particular. Chocolate Candy Mold, $7, <a href="" target="_blank">available on Amazon</a>

  • For The Woman Who Is Always Late

    She may have a hard time keeping track of her schedule, but she'll love you for this heart-shaped gem clock. <a href="" target="_blank">'You Melt My Heart' Rhinestone Jewels Clock, $58, available on Overstock</a>

  • For The Woman Who Likes To Match

    Cheers to the happy couple. These matchy champagne glasses are the perfect touch for all those nights you cook dinner for her. <a href="" target="_blank">Cathy's Concepts Contemporary Champagne Flute, $30, available on Amazon</a>

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  • Tassimo T47 Single Cup Home Brewing System - Black & Chrome

    <strong>Price</strong>: $139.99 <b>Where to buy</b>: Available in red at Target locations across Canada, and in black at major retailers including Canadian Tire, Walmart, Sears, Future Shop, The Bay, Home Outfitters and Bed Bath & Beyond How many relationships have started with a simple, and predictable: “Would you like to grab a coffee sometime?” Delight your coffee crush with a Tassimo Coffee Machine and a Valentine’s card that says: “Let’s grab a coffee sometime…on you."

  • Vera Wang Be Jeweled Rouge

    <strong>Price</strong>: 30 ml / $49.00 50 ml / $75.00 <b>Where to buy</b>: Available exclusively at Shoppers Drug Mart You are only courting disaster if you give jewelry too early in the courting stage of a relationship. That’s why the Vera Wang Be Jeweled Rouge is the perfect alternative. The floral/fruity fragrance comes in a brilliantly cut, gem-like bottle that radiates sparkling pink and red colours for Valentine’s Day. Also, think of what Vera Wang is famous for: wedding dresses. That’s right, start planting those subliminal messages if you are serious about this one.

  • Palladium Pampa Sport Cuff Boot

    <strong>Price</strong>: $120 <b>Where to buy</b>: <a href="" target="_hplink">Palladium Boots</a> Here’s a simple fact of life: Women like shoes. Here’s a lesser-known fact: Men are just as obsessed with their “kicks”. So there’s nothing odd at all about giving footwear for Valentine’s Day – especially if it is a sleek-looking and practical shoe such as the Pampa Sport Cuff boot from Palladium. It is stylish, it is waterproof, durable, and most importantly – it is pretty. For extra charm-points: Get yourself a matching pair and present the boots as part of planned winter hiking date, complete with hot chocolate and picnic basket. You’re welcome.

  • Cineplex And Bon Appétit Dinner And A Movie Package

    <strong>Price</strong>: $30 Cineplex physical Gift Card* and $50 Bon Appétit Gift Card <b>Where to buy</b>: <a href="" target="_hplink">Cineplex</a> A lot of secret admirers make the mistake of making their big move on their crush by asking: “Um, do you want to go out sometime?” Why not be more specific and enticing? How about: “Want to go to dinner and a movie on Valentine’s Day?” And if your crush is still unsure, seal the deal with plans to see one of the most anticipated romantic movies of the year: <a href="" target="_blank">Winter’s Tale</a>, which is fittingly set for release on Valentine’s Day. The movie stars Colin Farrell, Jennifer Connelly, Will Smith, and Russell Crowe – with an intriguing tagline that should get your crush in the mood for romance: “This is not a true story. This is true love.” Swoon.

  • My Own Fingerprint T-shirt

    <strong>Price</strong>: Starting at $29.99 <b>Where to buy</b>: <a href="" target="_hplink">My Own Fingerprint</a> If you want to be a little creative with your gift, try giving your Valentine’s crush a t-shirt designed by a real life Crime Scene Investigator. The t-shirt has a standard fingerprint design but also comes with a fingerprint kit, allowing the recipient to create a custom t-shirt, watch, or hoodie, featuring their own fingerprint. It’s a perfect gift if your crush is into TV shows such as CSI, Dexter, Criminal Minds, etc.

  • Amzer Capacitive Touch Screen Knit Gloves

    <strong>Price</strong>: $14.95 <b>Where to buy</b>: <a href="" target="_blank"></a> Not only are these pink gloves really cute…they also show how caring you are. For instance, you’ve probably been flirting with your crush via text up to this point. These knit gloves will keep her hands warm AND still allow her to use her smartphone while texting you smiley faces on her touchscreen.

  • Dakota Women's File Clip Watch

    <strong>Price</strong>: $27.83 <b>Where to buy</b>: <a href="" target="_blank"></a> This little trinket can act as four useful gifts in one. The Dakota File Clip Watch is a timepiece that can clip on to a purse, yet it also features a fold out nail file, magnifying glass, and thermometer. It’s an ideal gift for the busy woman on the go, or a female MacGyver.

  • Kobo Mini

    <strong>Price</strong>: $49.00 <b>Where to buy</b>: <a href="" target="_blank"></a> If your crush is an avid reader, the Kobo mini is a perfect fit in their pocket. The device is light as a feather, has a 5” touch screen, and features built-in Wi Fi. You also have the ability to fill the Kobo mini with tons of free literature from eBooks. Reading can be a solitary affair, so if you want to use the Kobo mini to help you get a date with your crush, try pre-loading book titles that have been turned into movies. Then start a book/movie comparison club with your crush. Start out with books that have been made into movies currently in theatres, then advance to older books that are now DVD titles.

  • WeMo Switch + Motion Sensor Bundle

    <strong>Price</strong>: $79.99 <b>Where to buy</b>: <a href="" target="_blank"></a> The Belkin Wi-Fi enabled WeMo Switch and WeMo Motion Kit isn’t a very romantic gift. But it is extremely practical, useful, and will score points if your crush is into cool techy innovations. The devices give your crush wireless control of their home appliances and electronics, turning devices of their choice on or off as soon as movement is detected. The WeMo Switch and WeMo Motion Kit makes it easy to set schedules for home appliances and electronics and turn devices on and off remotely from a smartphone. It’s a thoughtful gift for the person who is often forgetful.

  • Landing Mr. Right Board Game

    <strong>Price</strong>: $34.95 <b>Where to buy</b>: <a href="" target="_hplink">Landing Mr. Right</a> It’s been said that girls list “humour” as the most attractive trait in a guy. Put that theory to the test with a fun gag gift on Valentine’s Day. Landing Mr. Right is a board game that helps women look at love and dating in a humorous and positive light.The game takes players on a virtual dating journey to find “Mr. Right.” Throughout the game, players will be asked to answer questions and share stories about their dating experiences. When the game is over, players can review their date cards and may discover something new or even decide to date a different type of guy out in the real world. We're not saying this is in any way realistic, but this screams 'romantic comedy' if you can rig the game to make sure you are Mr. Right.

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  • Darth Vader Heart Tee

    For the guy who is proud of his inner nerd. Get it <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>,

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    For the woman who likes to look cute while she sleeps. Get it <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.

  • Red Scarf

    For the woman who likes to wear a pop of colour when she bundles up. Get it <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.

  • Lip Plumper

    For the woman (and her significant other) who loves keeping her lips soft. Get it <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.

  • Heart Cufflinks

    For the guy who wears his heart on his sleeve, literally. Get it <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.

  • Heart Signet

    For the guy who likes to take things way too literally. Get it <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.

  • Vintage Chucks

    For the guy who won't wear any other kind of shoe, so it may as well be red. Get it <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.

  • Vintage Velvet Skirt

    For the woman who loves to think she lives in the world of "Mad Men." Get it <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.

  • Heart-Shaped Sunglasses

    For the woman who loves to have fun with fashion. Get it <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.

  • Pug Love Tote Bag

    For the woman who has a thing for cute dogs and wants the world to know it. Get it <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.

  • Heart Bralette

    For the woman who definitely does not want lingerie for Valentine's Day. Get it <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.

  • Vintage Suitcase

    For the guy who likes to look stylish when he travels. Get it <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.

  • Pillow

    For the woman who wants to live as if she's in Paris. Get it <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.

  • Bird And Leaf Necklace

    For the woman who has enough heart and love necklaces. Get it <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.

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