Inexpensive Valentines ideas Angela Pittenger / Arizona Daily Star Feb 1, 2013 Buy Now If your Valentine has a sweet tooth, put together a gift basket with his or her favorite treats. Add a message in a bottle for an even sweeter touch. All items purchased at the dollar store. Total cost: $7. Angela Pittenger / Arizona Daily Star As featured on +4 Inexpensive Valentines Here are some examples of things you can do for Valentine's Day without breaking the bank.