Buying a gift can be a challenging task, especially when it’s for your husband who seems to have everything. Choosing the right gift for them can be stressful, and who needs more pressure or stress in their lives? Especially when the present is for the day of love: Valentine’s Day. Calm down and carry on – find inspiration here for a Valentine’s gift for hubby that he’ll love, almost as much as you.
That special gift
While there are a seemingly endless array of items online and in physical stores to buy, not all of them will be appropriate to your partner. It’s his quirky personality or another attribute that makes him such a great match for you, and a terrific present on Valentine’s or any other day will reflect his tastes. It’ll also show how you feel about him.
However, remember that it is not just what you get, but also how you display it to him that says a lot about your affection for hubby.
The three basic factors to consider when buying a gift he’ll actually want are:
- Its usefulness
- Surprise element
- Quality of the gift
Buying him a gift that he will use over and over again is far better than buying something that will probably be used once and then put away. Ug, then it’s just part of clutter (which is something that we’re trying to minimize here in our place!).
As for the surprise part, how much fun is it to add that extra feature to the package? It’s a fun part for both of you!
There are a lot of ways to blow him away with the presentation, including creating a treasure hunt within the house to lead him to the hidden gift or putting the item within bigger boxes that he has to unwrap one at a time. Another idea is to have a “week of gifts,” where you bring small items to him once a day at random times leading up to the big day; leave the primary present to last.
It’s about a lot more than the price tag
Lastly, please know I’m not talking about huge monetary items here! What counts most is the thought behind them, rather than the amount of cash to buy it, and often gifting an experience is even better than an object.
It’s the time you’ve taken to think through the Valentine’s gift for hubby and the effort to get it will mean the most to him, rather than the price tag. In other words, the money spent does not decide the value of the gift to him.
Buy something that he appreciates to let him know that you care about his likes (and dislikes). Below are some suggestions to help you choose an awesome present for him.
5 Valentine’s gift for hubby ideas:
1. Add to his wardrobe
Buying something that he can wear is a good idea. However, think carefully before you purchase clothes for your man, especially if he’s picky about certain items.
Ahem, that tie with a festive print might be a good gift during the festive season, but it’s not something that he would wear any other time of the year and probably not appropriate to Valentine’s Day. Also, clothes make the man, which is why you need to get something that matches his sensibilities and personality.
Let’s say he has an easy-going style. In this case, a t-shirt might seem like a great choice but you want to make sure it’s high quality, has a neckline that won’t stretch out, and is comfortable to wear.
It has to look great too for when he wears it out on your next date night! Yes, date night is what hubby and I do; it’s a great way to keep that connection and something to look forward to. Check out https://jasperhollandco.com/ for men’s fashion T-shirts that are both classy and casual.
2. The scent of a man
You might love the natural scent of your man. However, men do use deodorant, cologne, and aftershave – especially when they go out. Getting him his favorite brand is a great gift idea.
Alternatively, buy him something that you would love to smell on him and let him know what you like so much about it. If it has the same notes as another fragrance he’s worn, then he’s sure to like it. For example, if he’s been wearing one that has bergamont and papaya then he probably won’t want a spicy scent with citrus.
3. The well-groomed man
If your man sports a beard and mustache, a grooming kit can be the ideal gift. Find a grooming kit that contains a shaving kit, with a hair shaving brush and both beard and mustache trimming essentials.
A grooming kit in a beautiful leather case will one he’s likely to treasure on February 14th and throughout the year. A heated razor is another great choice; it adds luxury to his morning routine.
4. Valentine’s gift for hubby: A surprise getaway
Another Valentine’s gift for hubby is to organize a trip – and reveal it to him only after you’ve got all the details in place!
Obviously, that’ll take some planning when he’s not around, from researching flights on your laptop to talking with the travel agent on the phone. If it’s a lengthy trip then you might need to drop a few hints so that he takes the time off work; always be considerate when it comes to scheduling dates for travel.
As for where to go, maybe it’ll be a tour of a location he’s always wanted to visit. Plan and book his favorite activities in advance for when you two arrive and enjoy a great holiday together.
5. Add to his collection
Most people collect something. Take a look at what he’s been adding to over the years and then gift him a new addition on February’s special day of love.
The collection could be as simple as matchboxes or as intense as first edition books. Depending on what your man likes to collect, finding a piece that is missing from his set and gifting him it is priceless.
In addition to appreciating this very personal gift, he will also realize the effort and thought that you have put into researching and finding his favorite thing.
Final words on Valentine’s gift for hubby
Receiving a gift that is either useful or sentimental to him is bound to put a smile on his face. By knowing what he likes, and handing it to him in a meaningful (or surprise) way, you’ll show just how much he means to you.
As this will be our first Valentine’s Day as husband and wife, I’m thinking this topic through! What are some other ideas for Valentine’s for hubby?
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