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Valentine's Day Gift Guide: Under £50

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Forget wilting bouquets and kitsch teddy bears - we've rounded up the coolest gifts to buy your lover or friend this Valentine's Day - all for under £50.

  • Christian Lacroix Notebook

    £19, heals.co.uk

    The two paintings at the back of this notebook tells the story of two people falling in love on St. Valentine's Day thanks to the holy Virgin of Guadalupe.

  • Urban ears combo

    £39, urbanears.com

    These interconnecting pairs of headphones lets two people listen to the same music at once.

  • Heart-shaped Cornish Yarg

    £25.95, lynherdairies.co.uk

    This artisan cheese was the 2012 winner of the Best English Cheese at the International Cheese Show. It's fresh and creamy under its natural rind.

  • Find it in Everything, by Drew Barrymore

    £12.99, amazon.co.uk

    Drew Barrymore's photography book of heart-shaped objects found in everyday life.

  • Blushing Chocolate Tea Heart

    £16, twinings.co.uk

    Each chocolate heart contains a seasonal loose green tea called Jasmine Butterfly in Love, which is so rare only 20 to 30kg of it is available worldwide each year.

  • I Think You're Great Mini Grater

    £7, notonthehighstreet.com

    A witty token of love from Twenty-Seven, who have been creating wedding stationery since 2005.

  • Valentine's Day Mystery Box

    £24.99, firebox.com

    Each box contains at least three 'properly romantic' Firebox products for him or her.

  • USB Mix Tape

    £14.95, prezzybox.com

    Make a mix tape for that special someone the '2014' way.

  • His and hers spoons

    £28, liberty.co.uk

    Vintage silver spoons perfect for sharing dessert.

  • Yrstore personalized scarf

    From £25,yrsto.re

    Curate and create your own scarf or T-shirt.

  • Mr Brainwash Fragile Hearts Mug

    £26, giftlab.com

    Los Angeles-based filmmaker and pop artist Mr Brainwash has designed this mug.

  • Bees & Honey Pillowcase

    £12.50 (single case), culturelabel.com

    This range is designed by Karin Åkesson, a Swedish-born illustrator who's inspired by English phrases.

  • The Bell Jar Necklace

    £28, theliterarygiftcompany.com

    The brass necklace features a quote from Sylvia Plath's stunning novel The Bell Jar where the protagonist's heart beats "I am I am I am", symbolising its desire for life.

  • By Heart, by Ted Hughes

    £8.99, faber.co.uk

    This book is a 'mental gymnasium' to exercise the ability to memorise the most enduring and beautiful poems in the English language, spanning four centuries and ranging from Keats to Heaney.

  • DIPTYQUE Rosa Mundi limited edition candle

    £42, diptyqueparis.co.uk

    The candle captures the multiple aromas of the rose in its natural state.

  • Big Love Ice Cream Set

    £29.95, johnlewis.com

    Attention Ice cream lovers. Alessi have found a way to keep your scoops cool and they've packed it with a heart-shaped spoon.

  • Pop-out rose card

    £3.95, quilllondon.com

    If a dozen roses is too cliche, how about this fun pop-out rose that doubles up as a Valentine's card?

  • Rob Ryan Hand screenprinted ceramic tile

    £26, robryanstudio.com

    A classic and quirky Rob Ryan piece.

  • Canvas Pouch

    £18, alphabetbags.com

    The pouch to brighten up anybody's day.

  • Personalised Sound Wave Print

    £33, notonthehighstreet.com

    Brand Newton and the Apple turns your voice, or any sound you choose, into a personalised sound wave print.

  • Tatty Devine necklace

    £21, tattydevine.com

    Make it super obvious with this speech bubble necklace inspired by pop art.

  • Red Leather Barrel Bag

    £45, zatchels.com

    Zatchel bags are lovingly made in England and can be personalised with laser engraving.

  • Grayson Perry Reliquary Pendant

    £25, tate.org.uk

    Gift a piece of Grayson Perry pottery, which is nestled in this pendant exclusively for Tate.

  • Always Right Mug

    £11.95, oliverbonas.com

    Honesty is the first step, you know...

  • Always for Love Socks

    £8.00, lazyoaf.com

    Wise words from pop graphic, illustration label Lazy Oaf.

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