Do's & Dont's of Valentine's Day gift giving


by New Day Producers

Posted on February 7, 2013 at 12:00 PM

Updated Thursday, Feb 7 at 12:58 PM

Even if you've been married or attached for a long time, Valentine's Day is one of those holidays that can leave you puzzled when it comes to gifts. And if the the relationship is new, it's a whole new level of confusion! Lifestyle expert Amy Sewell is the founder of Shop with Style, and she's here with some important do's and dont's for Valentine's Day gift giving.


  • Sexy lingerie
  • Elaborate red and floral photo album with heart-shaped cut-out on cover
  • Picture frame engraved with “I Love You” and accessorized with a heart applique 


  • Flowers are a traditional gift
  • Jewelry can be appropriate, although you might steer clear of any rings unless it is “the” ring.  Instead, focus on necklaces, earrings or bracelets.
  • A bottle of sparkling wine can set the tone for a festive evening. 
  • Favorite gourmet food items
  • Tickets for an event you can enjoy together – concerts, sporting events, museums, etc.