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    40 Valentine’s Day Gifts For Anyone With A Dark Heart/Soul

    "I love you to death."

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    1. A five-minute daily journal that'll help them think about what they're grateful for... 1) you... 2) the color black... 3) a daily gratitude journal that isn't too dang cheery like the rest....


    Promising review: "Such a beautifully dark way to let go of worries and celebrate gratitude. The art work is stunning and inspiring. Would purchase again in a heartbeat!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.70.

    2. A skull jewelry box so your beloved can fit a skele-ton of their belongings in a container that fits their aesthetic.


    Promising review: "Holy smokes this is this well made. It has a great weight, no flaws or visible seams, everything is polished smoothly, and it feels great in your hands. This is absolutely worth the price tag!" —Adam Patraju

    Get it from Amazon for $40.99 (available in three colors).

    3. A stylish sticker to help celebrate the death of something that, tbh, needs no mourning.

    grrrlspells / Etsy

    Get it from grrrlspells on Etsy for $1.98.

    4. A copy of Mothmeister, a coffee table book of haunted fairytales with photos featuring taxidermy art, Elizabethan fabric sculptures, nightmarishly stunning landscapes, and um, nightmares. To give them nightmares?

    Barnes & Noble

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $49.50 or find a copy at your local library.

    5. An enamel pin sure to let your sweetheart know you'd never leave them alone.


    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    6. Shower gel perfect for the next time they want to pull an Elizabeth Bathory without all the human interaction (and extraction).

    Wizard At Work / Etsy

    Get it from Wizard At Work on Etsy for $10 (available in various colors and scents if they don't have a taste for blood).

    7. A black bath bomb ready to make them look like they're soaking in a delicious potion. (Don't worry! Reviewers say it won't stain the tub bc non-goth landlords just don't understand.)

    Promising review: "My soul is squeaky clean. I love this bath bomb. It did not leave the tub black but it made me feel so delightful. Just soaking in a tub of black water and glitter made my evil broken soul smile. Will have to buy again in the fail right before a full moon to cleanse my soul again. Might make it a ritual, who knows" —Becks

    Get it from Amazon for $10.39.

    8. A serial killer coloring book so they can get a gift their true crime–loving self really wants... even if it's a little ~sketchy~.

    Amazon, Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "This is the best coloring book I have ever owned. I love it. I would buy this again, it gives hours of enjoyment." —Cheryl

    Get it from Amazon for $7.92.

    9. Or a deck of serial killer playing cards to prove that you're not playing games in this relationship.


    Promising review: "I bought these for a friend. We were surprised at how interesting it was to look through all the cards. It's a good quality card deck and certainly gave us a little something extra to think about while using them." —Kelly Hathaway

    Get them from Amazon for $12.90.

    10. A black forest candle in a matte tin for a nice slow burn while they gaze off into the distance.


    Promising review: "A local upscale interior design firm uses this candle exclusively throughout their large studio of rooms. I thought it was a custom scent. I had to have it for myself and have ordered it for lots of people. It has a perfectly balanced scent and is long lasting, meaning you can burn it for a long time. One unusual plus is that the candle wax is dark, which means you don't have any of the burned wick drops which look yucky. I bought the regular size candle in the glass jar, but found these were great because you can place them throughout the house without spending as much." —Nigel's Favorite

    Get it from Amazon for $15 (also available in a larger size).

    11. And an all-black (naturally) candle accessory set because blowing out at that frame super hard is incredibly dramatic, but not in a fun, sexy way.


    Promising review: "For years I have just been using scissors to trim my wicks but the trimmed pieces would often fall onto my candle wax making them look awful. The trimmer keeps the trimmed portion contained so this doesn’t happen. I don’t really use the bell shaped snuffer often, but the tool that you use to bend the wick over into the hot candle wax to snuff it out without all the smoke? Seriously, I’ve been missing out. Tools you didn’t know you needed but they make burning candles so much more enjoyable. Handy storage box, they look nice and seem to be good quality so far." —KeCaRi

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    12. A fresh copy of Misery as a gentle reminder of your Annie-level dedication to them. Now hows about ya' finally book that gorgeous cabin weekend?

    Viking Press

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+, Barnes & Noble for $9.99+, a local bookseller through IndieBound, or find a copy at your local library.

    13. A coffin cookie cutter that'll let them make a treat truly worth dying for.


    Promising review: "This is a perfect cookie cutter. I made cute little chiffon cookies with this. With this the cookies are not too big and not too small." —Poppy

    Get it from Amazon for $3.73.

    14. A book of short horror stories you can read before you both fall asleep, guaranteeing some serious post-scare snuggle time every night.

    Idea & Design Works

    Get it from Amazon for $14.39+, Barnes & Noble for $5.49+, from a local bookseller through IndieBound, or from your local library.

    15. Donner Dinner Party — a board game that's certainly gonna be your boo's ~taste~.


    ...I may be wrong about that.

    Promising review: "Donner Dinner Party is similar in style to well-known games like Mafia, Werewolf, and Bang! You are given secret roles at the start: most of the party are pioneers and some of them are cannibals. The goal is to survive seven nights by hunting for enough food to appease the party. If not enough food is found, or if someone poisons all the food, your party will have to vote to eat someone for that night. The pioneers will need to eliminate all of the cannibals in the vote, or continue to hunt for enough food in the next round to prevent all the pioneers from being eaten.

    We like playing Donner Dinner Party more than Mafia now because it allows the entire group to continue playing, even after they are voted off. That is one gripe I have always had with games life Mafia, Werewolf, and Bang!: if you die you have to sit out, and that's no fun. With Donner Dinner Party, you can continue playing the game as a ghost which can lead to some really fun times. We highly recommend trying the game out." —Nathan L.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.17.

    16. A spooky clapbook as a spin on a classic children's book with dualism they'll appreciate.

    arnowart / Etsy

    FYI, this is a spin on The House That Jack Built.

    Get it from arnowart on Etsy for $6.

    17. A tin of lip (em)balm for the babe who's just trying to preserve their beauty. (Not that you think they'd need any help with that.)

    The Parlor Apothecary / Etsy

    Get it from The Parlor Apothecary on Etsy for $10.

    *And* they may be interested in the same shop's embalming elixir toner spray or mortician's lip tint.

    18. A pack of three deaths head moths — they're gonna last far longer than a cliche bouquet... even if they already look dead.


    Promising review: "I like these paper moths very much. Their design is just like in the product photos and they are made of light card stock. I plan to leave mine up all year round." —Annie

    Get them from Amazon for $11.47.

    19. A rather terrifying zombie face mask sure to make their skin as soft and supple as a nice, juicy brain.,

    Promising review: "I own a salon and have worked in them for 19 years, and never in my life have I used or seen something so amazing. I have read all about the Hanacure facial, but it is expensive and always on back order. This is the same thing AND IT WORKS. It doesn't smell bad at all. There is a veryyyy slight smell to it, but hardly noticeable and not something I'd complain about. This has natural ingredients, and boy does it work. It sucked everything out of my pores and shrunk them, and all of the lines on my face are GONE. YES, GONE. Usually I have to have Botox for my forehead. Well, not anymore, that's for sure!!" —Aja Rieger Cooke

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98.

    20. A true crime tee that'll let your spouse know you love them despite the suspicious number of murder podcasts they listen to. Now *you* can be the husband who did it! And by "it" we mean "got the perfect gift" not, you know... murder.

    Murder Apparel

    Hello all, it is me, the spouse who listens to true crime podcasts every single day. I love them, I don't know why, and my wholesome husband feels...conflicted about it. Especially when I wear this shirt. I got it a few weeks ago after laughing out loud when I saw it on my computer screen. It's comfortable, washes well, and is a *true* conversations piece. It helps me find like-minded folks fast and lets everyone else know it's best to not ask me what my hobbies are. —Mallory

    Get it from Murder Apparel for $24.99 (available in both men's and women's sizes S–3XL).

    21. A poison pendant for anyone who likes to accessorize with a little (deadly) spice.


    Promising review: "This is super cute! It's about as big as my thumb and looks EXACTLY like the photo. It also comes in a cute pink bag for safe keeping." —Nicole ^J^

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    22. Death Wish coffee so they can have an appropriate pick-me-up the morning after a late night when they feel like death despite sleeping in.


    Your caffeine content will still depend on how you brew, but if you use these beautiful beans you'll get about 660 milligrams per 12 fluid-ounces.

    Promising review: "Ok folks words of warning....if you have heart conditions, ration out your coffee. I'm serious; heed my warning or you could end up cleaning your entire house, doing all your yard work, making love to your partner, waxing your car, building a garage, or single handedly raising the Titanic on your own; all in the first hour after drinking this wonderful coffee. You have been warned!" —ITsTheXFactor

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (also available in whole beans or coffee pods).

    23. Or a grim tea set that'll help them feel like a part of the living world again.

    Dem Bones / Etsy

    Includes one 0.7 oz. bag of loose caffeinated tea, one bag of sugar cube skulls, one stainless-steel tea ball, and the option of a mug.

    Get it from Dem Bones on Etsy for $21+ (available with or without the mug).

    24. And a black porcelain cauldron coffee mug big enough to share a drink together — the only problem is gonna be deciding ~witch~ one of you gets to drink from it first.


    Promising review: "This is awesome and it came in the cutest packaging! You can tell the mug is handmade (the underside gives that feel) but the design is incredibly smooth and high quality. All in all, I think it makes a perfect gift at that intersection of handmade (hard to find) and awesome quality. I also really like that it's microwave and dishwasher safe!" —Tarren

    Get it from Amazon for $19.70.

    25. An enamel pin that could make their lil' black heart grow a few sizes bigger.

    TheseAreThings / Etsy

    Get it from TheseAreThings on Etsy for $10.

    26. Or a gorgeous coffin pin to remind them that you're there for them 'til the end.

    missblackwater / Etsy

    Get it from missblackwater on Etsy for $10.

    27. A copy of Amphigorey, filled with dark tales and dreary illustrations for a loved one who prefers particularly ~gorey~ gifts.

    G.P. Putnam's Sons

    Get it from Amazon for $15.75+, Barnes & Noble for $19.80, or from a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

    28. A Black Phillip print that's gonna prove you aren't ~kidding~ around with your rather dark romance.

    Of Stick And Bone

    Get it from Of Stick And Bone on Etsy for $31.29+ (available in three sizes).

    29. A T-shirt for the person in your life who is truly down to do anything, as long as they're with you.


    Promising review: "This is an awesome shirt! I got it to give as a birthday gift for a friend, who absolutely loves it. It's pretty much what you want in a t-shirt – the printing is clear and crisp and the shirt itself is soft and of good quality. I can't wait to hear about the reactions my friend gets when wearing this." —PTSDiva

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in five colors, two styles, and sizes S–3XL).

    30. A jewelry organizer so striking your S.O. will want your ~digits~ all over again.


    Promising review: "I love this so much! It's just odd enough to get looks but it's also beautiful. It goes very well in my semi-macabre themed house. I especially like how the 'bones' are connected. It's awesome and beautiful." —asubtlepoison

    Get it from Amazon for $43.78.

    31. A daily calendar (because who cares about January?) with facts to scare them silly each and every day.


    Promising review: "I get this every year for work and it's funny every year! We can't wait to come in and read the next horrible truth!" —Tricia L. Kelly

    Get it from Amazon for $7.49.

    32. A collection of peoples' biggest fears to remind your S.O. the thought of being without them is a fear you never want to face.

    Ten Speed Press

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99+, Barnes & Noble for $4.99+, from a local bookseller through IndieBound, or from your local library.

    33. A necklace that's gonna remind them every time they wear it that you are ~raven~ about them from afar.

    Tiny Enchantments

    Get it from Tiny Enchantments on Etsy for $45.

    34. A pair of salt and pepper shakers that'll make them say, "Sodi-um, I think I love these."


    Promising review: "These are so cute and kitschy!! I get so many friends love them!" —Susan Lee Stump

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99.

    35. A sweatshirt for loved ones with a grim sense of humor and fantastic fashion sense. Let's just hope this gift doesn't make your boo decide to ~ghost~ you.

    Femfetti, Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    I got this sweatshirt in a large and I love the oversized, unisex look. It's incredibly cozy and I was positively swarmed by kind compliments when I wore this while apple picking with fellow fall enthusiasts. —Mallory

    Get it from Femfetti on Etsy for $30.40+ (available in unisex sizes S–5XL).

    36. A dark engagement ring that, tbh, looks like you barely scrambled out of a haunted house alive to snag it. (And coming from us, that is the HIGHEST of compliments.)

    Dana Walden

    As for the deets, this is a natural 1.25 carat teal (blue-green) sapphire set in 18k rose gold. It'll ship in 2-3 days (though you should allow an additional 7 days for resizing).

    Get it from Dana Walden for $3,150 (and check out more ready-to-ship rings here).

    37. A zombie-apocalypse cookbook that'll feed their survivalist tendencies while feeding you BOTH.

    Smart Pop

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99+, Barnes & Noble for $3.99+, or or from a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

    38. Couple goals you can gift to the one who's ~eternally yours~.


    Get them from Amazon for $17.25. And check out some separate Gomez and Morticia with a slightly more colorful look.

    39. A dream-decoding card set that's part cheery and part gloomy (but honestly their Insta followers don't have to know that and can just assume they're sinister thanks to these gorgeous illustrations).


    This deck includes 60 illustrated cards that'll take you through the strange scenes and symbols you may be seeing when you close your eyes at night.

    Promising review: "These are beautifully illustrated and have thorough, detailed explanations." —Art Therapist

    Get them from Amazon for $13.62.

    40. A Hearts card set with some bite you can get 3–5 players involved in for couple game night. Tehehe.


    The goal of the game is to strike the Queen of Vampyres before time runs out. The set comes in a decor-worthy coffin-shaped box and includes a deck of illustrated playing cards and rules for standard Hearts (it also has expanded rules and a token for a vampyric variation). This game is intended for players 12 years old and up.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    When your special someone opens their extra special gift:


    Too dark for ya'? (Hehe.) Check out The Best Valentine's Day Gifts Of 2020 for some more inspo!

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!

    Allison Krausman / BuzzFeed

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