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7 last-minute Valentine's gifts for $55 and under

There's still time to get your loved one a totally sweet surprise by February 14.

Barack and Michelle Obama
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Barack and Michelle Obama

Forgot to get your someone special something special for Valentine's Day? Don't worry, with a little creativity and $55 or less, you can still get a great gift by February 14.

1. Flowers

Price: $55
Buy now: The Jackie

What's Valentine's Day without beautiful flowers? Fret not if you haven't ordered them yet — Urban Stems has beautiful arrangements available for same-day delivery in New York City, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Austin and Baltimore and for next-day nationwide. "The Jackie" includes roses, calla lilies, mums and succulents with free shipping.

2. A piece of the heavens

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Price: $19.95
Buy now:
Standard star

There's nothing more romantic than naming a star after your sweetheart. Via the Star Name Registry, you can pick a star in a particular constellation and choose the name. Your loved one can then check out their personalized piece of the cosmos on the Registry site. Select e-mail delivery for the deed and the gift will be processed and ready in about 12 hours.

3. Man candy

Price: $10.55
Buy now: The Perfect Man 3.5 OZ solid milk chocolate man

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be just for the happily connected. You can send your single pals "The Perfect Man" if they don't already have one. So what if he's only six inches tall? Just choose Amazon same-day delivery.

4. Love poems

Price: $6.36
Buy now: Love Poems

Gift your significant other a romantic e-book — "Love Poems" by Pablo Neruda is a classic choice. "Hide me in your arms just for this night, while the rain breaks against sea and earth...," he writes. Let's face it, Neruda's just better at sweet nothings the rest of us.

5. A virtual pet

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Price: $55
Buy now: Panda virtual adoption

If your honey is an animal lover or do-gooder, adopt him or her an adorable but endangered animal through the World Wildlife Fund. Choose from species like polar bears, three-toed sloths, pandas, emperor penguin chicks, monarch butterflies and more. The virtual adoption package will allow you to deliver the adoption certificate and species card via email.

6. Bubbly

Price: starting at $39.99
Buy now: Veuve Clicquot yellow label

Toast to a beautiful V-day without ever leaving your house. Drizly delivers wine, beer, liquor and champagne to your door in an hour or less. It even offers recipes to try.

7. Gift certificates

Price: varies
Buy now: gift card

It may not be the most romantic gift ever, but it's better than being empty handed. Send your valentine an e-gift certificate via Gyft. Choose from brands like Victoria's Secret to Sephora and Home Depot to Nascar.com.

Disclosure: These items have been handpicked by our editorial team. CNBC has affiliate relationships with some retailers so in some cases, if you purchase an item from one of our gift guides, we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchase. The proceeds will be donated to the Council for Economic Education, which supports economic and financial education.

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