Your girlfriend is just about your favorite person in the world. In fact, she’s so wonderful that you may often have trouble communicating your feelings to her in words. When verbal expression fails, there are other ways to show her just how thrilled you are to have her in your life. You can demonstrate your affection by doing kind things for her, planning exciting dates, or showering her with spontaneous gifts!

It’s true that you can’t buy love, but surprising your girlfriend with a present “just because” is a lovely way to let her know you’ve been thinking about her. It can also demonstrate how well you know her likes and interests.

What makes a “just because” gift special? First of all, it’s essential to recognize that spontaneous does not mean arbitrary. It means that there’s no reason or occasion for your gesture other than to demonstrate your love. You should still put some thought into choosing something meaningful!

When picking out a present for your girlfriend, think about how she tends to demonstrate affection. If she’s big on traditional romantic gestures, a sentimental gift like flowers or jewelry would probably be well-received. If she’s not the mushy type, she might prefer a useful item that makes her life easier or a humorous present that makes her smile.

In this post, we’re going to give you some romantic ideas that are sure to make your girlfriend feel special. If you missed our last post, go ahead and check it out here. Then, come back for some creative ways you can surprise your girlfriend with a spontaneous gift!

A Book on Astrology 

For the girlfriend who’s into astrology, the most thoughtful gift would be something that can help her learn more about herself through her zodiac placements. Show her that you support her interests and personal growth by getting her one of these great astrology reads.

An Unusual Plushy

Anyone can win a teddy bear for their girlfriend at the fair. To surprise her with a plushy she’ll be excited to display in her bedroom, try shopping around for something a little more unique. Take a look at this list of weird, whimsical stuffed toys she won’t have seen before. 

An Innovative Desk Lamp 

Is your girlfriend a go-getter who’s willing to work all night to meet her deadlines? Here’s a “just because” gift to let her know you admire her industrious spirit. Keep her workspace well-illuminated into the wee hours with a stylish new desk lamp!

A 3D Crystal Heart 

3D Crystal Heart from ArtPix 3D

They say a picture’s worth a thousand words. How many words is a 3D photo engraving inside a breathtaking crystal keepsake worth? We’re not exactly sure, but we do know our 3D Crystal Heart personalized with a photo of you and your girlfriend would make an unforgettable gift! Browse our collection of customizable luxury keepsakes here

A Love Journal 

Love the way your girlfriend’s mind works? This sweet gift idea ensures that none of her bright ideas, witticisms, or reflections go to waste. Get her a high-quality journal or notebook where she can write down her thoughts, and if you’re lucky, she may even share some of them with you! 

An Aesthetic Chess Set

Whether your girlfriend is a chess master or has never touched a board in her life, this intense strategy game is sure to add a unique touch to your next date night. Plus, have you seen some of these chess sets? Even if the two of you never end up using them, they’d still make a cool decor piece for the living room.

A Pint of Ice Cream

Spending time with the love of your life makes life so much sweeter. If you want to bring a little sweetness into her life, too, why not surprise her with a pint (or several!) of her favorite ice cream? This treat is easy to pick up at the store, making it the perfect spontaneous gift.

A Cute Alarm Clock

Weekday mornings can be rough sometimes. If you want to get your girlfriend a thoughtful surprise to help her start her day with a smile, how about an alarm clock that can ease her gently into the AM? These stylish, ingenious alarm clocks are guaranteed to make her mornings brighter. 

A Fierce Eyeshadow Palette

Your girlfriend is already beautiful, but makeup isn’t just about enhancing her appearance. It’s also about having fun, being creative, and expressing herself! If wearing makeup makes her feel fabulous, surprise her with a bold eyeshadow palette she can have fun with. 

An Extra Cozy Sweater

Whether it’s a cold morning in winter or a surprisingly chilly summer evening, a cozy sweater is a must-have. Even if your S.O. already has tons of hoodies and pullovers (or if she usually borrows one of yours), she could always use another! 

Is your girlfriend on a constant quest for perfect hair? This handy two-in-one styling tool is guaranteed to make getting ready a whole lot easier. Here’s a great guide to finding a high-quality hair dryer brush to upgrade her beauty routine.

Quality Colored Pencils

Coloring is a fun way to wind down after a stressful day. Even if your partner isn’t an artist, she’d still love to have her own set of colored pencils to get creative with! You might also consider including a few coloring books with this spontaneous gift to help her get started.

A Snack Care Package

Hands down, the most effective way to show someone you care is to surprise them with a package full of their favorite snacks. Your girlfriend is no exception! Take a look at these mouthwatering snack subscription boxes you can have sent to her doorstep. 

A Unique Piece of Jewelry

While jewelry may not seem like the most original gift idea, there’s a reason it’s so popular. Something about receiving a shiny necklace or pair of earrings makes you feel extra special, especially when the giver takes the time to pick out something one-of-a-kind. Speaking of unique jewelry, don’t forget to check out the Personalized Photo Necklaces in our shop!

Decorative Crystals

Whether or not you and your girlfriend believe in their spiritual properties, crystals make an excellent addition to any home decor. Check out this article to learn more about different minerals and how to get the most out of their healing properties. 

An Herb Plant

Sure, flowers are pretty and all, but can you eat them? No. Which makes an herb plant a far superior present! It adds a little greenery to her living space, and a little extra flavor to her meals. What’s not to love?

We hope this post gave you some fantastic gift ideas to surprise your girlfriend with out of the blue. Need more inspiration? Take a look at the rest of our blog, or visit our shop to find stunning personalized keepsakes she’ll love!