The best 20 girlfriend birthday gift from classic to new-age

2018 best luxury to DIY ideas for your girlfriend birthday gift

By Evelyn
The best 20 girlfriend birthday gift from classic to new-age

How to determine which idea suit your girlfriend

That time of the year is near... your girlfriend's birthday! Time to buckle up and start brainstorming for ideas on what to get her. We know it's not an easy task, what to buy her? or what to make her? Do you know her enough to give her something that she really likes? All good enough questions, but not the right ones to really help you determined what idea would suit her better.

Just trying to think of a gift is a daunting prospect, especially because there are so many options out there, it makes it hard to find the perfect gift for her. If you want to see a happy face when she opens her gift then you have to put some thought into it, the gift has to say "I know you". 

If you're struggling with just the thought of an idea for a gift don't sweat it, we'd like to help you. So here are a few tips on how to come up with the best gift idea for her.

1. Don't wait until the last minute

If you want to do it right, plan ahead, don't wait until the last minute to come up with an idea. Say her birthday's in May, don't start thinking about ideas on the first of May, give it at least a month, that way you can have time to look for it or time to make it.

2. Make lists

It doesn't have to be a long list with all kinds of details, but it's not a bad idea to have like a brainstorm of ideas so you have options. Think about what she likes, maybe she's into fitness all the way, you can go and get her a completely new gear. 

3. Is this something she will eventually wind up buying for herself if I don't?

When in doubt, ask yourself this question. Practical gifts are good but they may seem blah. If you know that she really would love to have that cookware but its way out of her budget, then that is your perfect gift idea  She'll be thrilled to receive it.

4. Pay attention to "intentionally dropped hints"

Pay attention if in a conversation she says something like, "that necklace we just saw is so beautiful..." This is a case in where "everything you say could be used to please you" wink Don't discount this kind of statements and go buy her the necklace, you'll see a happy face when she opens her gift.

5. Take a look at her wish board aka Pinterest

Her Pinterest account would be an excellent idea source, from there you can figure what to get her without actually asking her.

10 Luxury gift ideas from 2019 for your girlfriend

Now that you have an idea of what kind of gift would be a hit with your girlfriend, it's time to actually get her one. How's your wallet? Do you think it can handle a luxury gift? If that is the case then take a look at the list that follows because we're sure you're going to find a luxury gift idea just right for your girlfriend.

1. Kate Spade Cameron Street Candace Satchel

Kate Spade

You can't go wrong with a purse, especially one like this. If your girlfriend is the kind of girl that seems to carry her life in her bag, then this Kate Spade Satchel is the one to buy her. It's very chic but also functional. She'll be able to use it on every occasion, whether it's casual skinny jeans or a skirt suit, she'll stay in syle.

2. Beats Solo3 Wireless On Ear Headphones

Beats Solo3

Is your girlfriend a music lover? You have to get her these highly rated headphones that are powered by Beats. She'll be able to really feel her music with these headphones because they deliver premium playback. The cups are leather and very comfortable and they really block out sound, all her focus is going to be on her music just as she likes it. Plus that gold rose is just beautiful and elegant.

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3. Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer

Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer

This Dyson is the queen of hair dryers, she'll have good hair days every day. She'll love it! It is a luxe intelligent heat-controlled hair dryer that'll give a boost not just to her hair. She'll shine and you'll be her hero. wink 

4. Fitbit Alta Smart Fitness Activity Tracker

Fitbit Alta Smart Fitness Activity Tracker

Is your girlfriend into fitness or planning to? Then look no more, this Fitbit Activity Tracker is going to hit high on the gift-o-meter. With the Fitbit, she can track her daily steps, her calorie intake, the active minutes during her day. She can even track her sleep patterns! It the coolest of fitness gifts. And this model is super stylish so she can wear it all day long.

5. Lazy Perfection 12 Brush Collection by Jenny Patinkin

Lazy Perfection

Treat your junkie makeup girlfriend to this set of makeup brushes by Jenny Patinkin. This brushes will ensure that her makeup looks like it was done by a professional. She'll have a blast applying her favorite cosmetics and she'll look like a million bucks.

6. Bardot Silk Pajama Set

Badot Silk Pajama Set

This pajama set by Three J NYC is perfect for that summer balmy nights, she'll feel so comfortable because it's cut for a relaxed fit and she'll feel sexy too because of the flattering V-neckline. They're made from pure silk so she'll enjoy all that smoothness on her skin. 

7. Rouge Volupte Shine Lipstick by Yves Saint Laurent

Rouge Volupte Shine Lipstick

This creamy lipstick by Ives Saint Laurent is a must in every woman's makeup. Her lips are going to look kiss-ready all day. winkThere is a variety of colors from where to choose too.

8. Texture Hoop Earrings by Bony Levy

Texture Hoop Earrings

You can never go wrong with a pair of classic hoop earrings, especially these ones by Bony Levy. They're Italian-made, 14-karat gold hoops, it's texture highlights the gleaming richness. So beautiful and simple and elegant. She'll love them! 

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9. Leopard Cashmere Sweater

Leopard Cashmere Sweater

This is a cozy statement sweater by White+Warren. The cashmere wool will keep her warm and the leopard print is very flattering. She'll look amazing wearing it.

10. La Creme Main Hand Cream by Chanel

Chanel La Creme Main Hand Cream

This luxurious hand cream is perfect to keep her hands smooth and hydrated. It's the perfect size to carry it in her purse so she can use it all day long.  

10 Best DIY birthday gift to make

Your girlfriend's birthday is coming soon and you still don't have any ideas on what to get her and you are broke sadIf you don't really have any money to spend on a gift, what can you do? You can get creative! We'll help you. Here's a list of DIY, things you can do at home for her that are wallet-friendly. 

If you're not that crafty get some help, we're sure you'll succeed.

11. Sparkle Glitter Necklace

How to Make a Glitter Necklace


Make her some jewelry. This glitter necklace is so easy to make and right for your budget. You'll need some Mod Podge, a Round 3/4' Bezel and fine glitter in different colors. Check out the tutorial here

12. Lavender Bath Bomb


There's nothing better than a calming bubble lavender bath after a hard day at work. Making a  bath bomb is very easy and she'll definitely appreciate this thoughtful gift. Check out what you need and how to do it here.

13. Faux Flower Monogram


Is your girl a fan of monograms and flowers? Then she'll love this DIY Faux Flower Monogram. Flowers are always a hit but they can be expensive. Since your wallet is a little tight right now, this DIY idea is great for you because you get to use fake flowers. Check out the step-by-step tutorial.

14. Vanity Tray


This vanity tray is so elegant and it's perfect so she can display her perfumes and other beauty paraphernalia in the bedroom. You'll need an old mirror and two drawer handles to make, it's really easy. You can see for yourself here.

15. Everything in a Jar


Mason jars are good for everything! This DIY gift idea is so easy and so thoughtful too. You have three options (all good), you just have to decide which one will suit your girlfriend better. Assembling all the items inside the jar may require some coordination, but you can do it. Here's what you'll need.

16. Leather Necklace


You can make her a necklace in just 15 minutes! This leather necklace is very boho style and will look so cool on her neck. This tutorial is very easy, check it out.

17. Homemade Hand Soap


Mason jars are the best, you can't go wrong when you use one to make a gift, it's going to look cute. This handmade soap is no exception, it's fairly easy to make, you can use a different container but go with the mason jar, it'll be a hit. Check out how to do it.

18. Tiny Polaroid Magnets


You can make this cute tiny polaroid magnets with some magnetic tape. You'll need to be a little more crafty to do this, but we're sure you're up to the challenge. Your girlfriend will love them. Check out how you can do them.

19. Chalkboard Mug


You can make her an amazing mug where she can have her morning coffee every day. It may seem like a lot of work but actually, it's pretty easy to make. You can be as creative as you like when you chalk it. 

20. DIY Multi-strand Scarf


She will really enjoy this scarf. You can make it from one of her old T-shirts and the best part... no sewing required! She can wear it everywhere. Here's how you do it.


We just gave plenty of ideas on what to get your girlfriend for your birthday so... no excuses. Check your budget and decide if you're going to go with the luxury one or if things are tight, with the DIY one. Either way we're sure she's going to love it.