Valentine's Day gift ideas for your 'galentine' (or for yourself)

Valentine's Day doesn't only have to be for sweethearts, right?

If you're single but have a few rockstar girlfriends, why not spoil them for the day? Or ya know, just treat yourself.

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If you're thinking of going the traditional route with flowers or chocolate, take note.

Sara Skirboll, Shopping & Trends Expert for RetailMeNot, says, "Plan to purchase flowers online during the first two weeks of February as retailers like 1-800-Flowers and historically offer the highest percent off during those weeks."

As for chocolate, she advises, "The second week of February is the only time in January and February that luxury chocolate company Godiva traditionally offers percentage-off discounts."

If you want to think out of the box a bit, we have a few ideas that are sure to thrill your go-to gals (they're in order of most expensive to least, depending on what you're going for this February 14):

Valentine's Day Gifts for Your Galentine (or Yourself)
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Valentine's Day Gifts for Your Galentine (or Yourself)

FEED is all about gifts that give back. One purchase of this limited-edition bag for you or your galentine will provide 85 school meals for children around the world.

Eleanor Crossbody Pairing, FEED, $159

Whether or not it's filled with flowers, this unique vase is a gorgeous decorating piece.

Flower Vase, Marimekko, $59

Perfectly understated.

Heart Studs, Spring, $48

For your fitness-obsessed gal pal -- or you know, anyone really.

Soul Mates Beanie, SoulCycle, $34

Plus, most SoulCycle studios will be selling $5 Valentine's Day cards ("You are the Soul to my Cycle" is just a little taste), so be sure to check those out too!

Take the traditional heart-shaped chocolate box to another level with a personal, recordable message!

Kisses Valentine's Conversation Milk Chocolates Message Box Candy, 10 oz, Wal-Mart, $14

Nothing's more thoughtful than a handmade gift.

Try either or both of these gift ideas, with step-by-step instructions (and supplies lists) from Michael's:

Sparkle & Shine Valentine's Day Card

Galentine's Party Beaded Slide Bracelets

And if you're planning on throwing a Galentines Day party, watch the video above for a few tips and tricks.

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