Make a Card with Instructables
Don’t go buying cards. They’re rarely everything you want, don’t you think? Falling a little short of the sentiment you’re feeling? That’s okay, take 20 minutes to MAKE a card. You don’t have to be that crafty. Print a simple template from Instructables, do a little creative scoring of the paper, and you have a pop-up Valentine’s card! And it’ll mean more because it came from YOU!
Go Traditional with an 8-Bit Rose
You could go 80’s uber-geeky and romantic with an 8-bit rose. It’s perfect for someone like me who can’t keep plants or flowers alive no matter what I do! It doesn’t require watering or care. $15 for a lifetime of happiness.
Popcorn Pizza for Your Romantic Dinner
For $30, take a little twist on the sweets with a box of Popcorn Pizza! Choose your flavor… Chocolate Candy, Dark Mint, Sweet & Spicy… Gluten Free… or my favorite, Sea Salt Caramel!
Set a Mood with Philips Hue Lights
You could start the evening off romantic, even if you’re not at the house yet. Install Philips’ Hue lights that allow you to change mood colors and control them and dim them from an app on your phone. Tell her you’ll pick her up at 7, and before you get there, start the dimming process … I mean… depending on the girl, it could please her or just freak her out. Your call!
Keep Your Data in a Heart Necklace
For $40, you can get a 32GB flash drive that ALSO serves as a necklace. It’s crystal. It’s heart shaped. It’s geeky. AND it’s fashionable. I guess… How could you go wrong?
Geek Charms for Your Valentine
Or maybe she’s more of a charm kinda girl… you can build your own charm bracelet and find something for every kind of geek! Computer geek. Gaming geek. Doctor Who geek. Space geek. You name it!
“I Love You” in 120 Languages!
If you REALLY love her, tell her in 120 languages! It’s a 24k gold necklace, imprinted on onyx stone, starting at $119.
Geek Love in Cuff Link Form
Share the Tunes with Robot Headphone Splitter
O.M.G. Stop everything. THIS is what I want. A robot headphone splitter. My guy and I love the same music, and have run into situations where we want to share something on one of our phones with the other. Like on a plane. Wouldn’t it be nice to both listen at the same time? Splitters have existed since the beginning of time, but nothing as cute as this one!
Romance Han and Leia-Style
Some people get their names printed on hand towels as love gifts, but why not take a geeky twist and get a pair with Leia and Han. I love you. I know.
Or for $40, get the same on a necklace both of you can wear.
Enjoy a Romantic Lightsaber-Lit Dinner
When you’re thinking about going romantic with a bunch of candles, consider having at least one lightsaber candlestick holder! The $40 is totally worth it as she scans the room full of candles and lands on a lightsaber in the middle. It’s sure to melt her heart!
Make Geeky Cookies with Your Sweetie
True Love Expressed Through Bacon
Now… can we get to the bacon already??? The Bacon Be Mine bundle has cinnamon sugar bacon, a tshirt, 2 Chocolate Bacon bars, 2 bacon suckers and a magnet.
And add to it the EZBacon that lets you cook bacon easily without all the mess and doesn’t allow the pieces to soak in grease. Healthier and happier since you don’t have to clean as much.
Okay… I think I’m all out. I’m very hungry right now and anxious to get to the big day. What about you? What are YOU going to get your loved one? Let me know – leave a comment below!
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