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    20 Little Gifts Your Partner Will Appreciate If You're In A Long-Distance Relationship

    Kissing keychains, cheeky cards, and more things that'll warm the heart even if you're miles apart.

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    1. A set of vino tumblers so you can both sip on wine and enjoy virtual happy hours, even if you're not in the same state.

    Blue wine tumblers with blue straws that say "never too far to wine together" with California and Arizona states
    TheLittleSparkleShop/Etsy

    TheLittleSparkleShop is a small business based in Gilbert, Arizona that sells signs, tumblers, and other adorable gifts that'll cheer up your long-distance partner, fam member, or bestie.

    Get a set from TheLittleSparkleShop on Etsy for $28+ (available in 15 primary colors and 22 primary colors).

    2. Kissing whale keychains because even though you can't ~sea~ each other all the time, these cuties will lock lips when you hang out again.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "This was perfect! I put one on my boyfriend's keychain and one on mine. We are long-distance and this was a cute gift. Whenever we are together the whales kiss." —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $12.59+ (available in four colors).

    3. Bond Touch bracelets that'll give your partner a subtle sign of love whenever they're missing you. They'll seriously melt when they receive a "touch" and their wrist lights up during the day or night.

    Amazon, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Here's how it works: Slip on the bracelets, sync them with the Bond Touch App, and you can send touches (aka the bracelets light up) if you can't physically be together.

    Promising review: "Loved being able to give this gift to my boyfriend. We are in a long-distance relationship living over an hour away from one another. With our very busy life schedules it makes it hard to always text to let each other know we’re thinking about the other person. This product is great! We can let each other know throughout the day we’re thinking about them with our secret touch codes." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $98.

    4. A postcard pillow because they'll be having ~sweet dreams~ of you after they receive this comfy keepsake with a personalized, "I love you so dang much" note.

    Postcard-themed pillowcase with a personalized love message on the front
    BluBirdie/Amazon Handmade

    Promising review: "My husband is currently deployed. This is the first deployment I have been through. He customized everything on this pillow and then mailed it to me as a surprise. When I read it, it made me cry. This is such a thoughtful gift. It is good quality for a pillow case and the colors and lines are sharp. I absolutely love it!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $20.85.

    5. A fill-in-the-blank book you can fill with funny affection notes, like why you love their taste in plant bbs or why they deserve the best barista award.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "I loved this little book. I got it for my boyfriend for Valentine's Day. We're in a long-distance relationship so it was a perfect little thing to remind them of all the ways I love them. Lots of different, fill in the blank prompts." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.63.

    6. This *sweet* bouquet that'll go straight to your fave foodie's heart, because they can nom on juicy fruit and chocolate whenever they're craving a snack.

    An Edible Arrangements mini bouquet with heart-shaped fruit and chocolate-dipped strawberries in a red vase
    Edible Arrangements

    Get it from Edible Arrangements for $46.99+ (available in two sizes).

    7. A block sign they'll be ~over the moon for~ when they receive it in a package from you. Plus, it'll look really cute on a nightstand!

    Amazon, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "I sent this to my boyfriend; we are in a long-distance relationship. It is perfect for his desk and a daily reminder. It is great quality and exactly what I was looking for." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.94.

    8. A gorgeous print for their bedroom, living room, or WFH space. You may not be in the same place, but this little piece of art will mean the world to them.

    Print of two women embracing each other while lying down
    chantallenting/Etsy

    Chantallenting is a small business owned by illustrator Chantal Lenting. They're known for beautiful LGBTQIA+ gifts, including art prints and custom couple portraits.

    Get it from chantallenting on Etsy for $6.18.

    9. Sushi socks just because your boo is missing your sushi dates and will be delighted to receive accessories that look like their fave types of maki.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "Aesthetically and in terms of comfort, these socks are amazing! I bought them as a gift for my sushi-loving girlfriend and she was incredibly pleased, not in the least because the packaging is so creative and adorable. I definitely recommend buying these socks for the sushi-aficionado in your life." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in two sizes).

    10. A long-distance friendship lamp that'll ~light up~ their day, even if you're miles (or states) away. Just touch your lamp to send a little glow to your partner's lamp to communicate. Isn't it so dang cute?

    Model laughs after seeing red long-distance lamp light up on their table
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "This was a great Valentine's gift and makes us feel so connected even though we live in different states. There is nothing more exciting than seeing it light up and or watching the colors change! As long as you follow the steps and use your computer the set up was super easy and quick! It's a little pricey, but definitely worth the smiles and feeling connected to someone far away." —Uncommon Goods Customer

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $85+ (sold individually and in a pair).

    11. A hand-poured Homesick candle to remind them of you and the subtle scents of their favorite state. It has up to 80 hours of burn time and will help them relax whenever they're missing home.

    Hand holds match to light Texas Homesick candle on a table
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I got this as a surprise for my boyfriend. I wasn't sure about how it would smell, but I figured even if he wasn't a fan it would be neat as a decoration for his room. When I surprised him with the candle and he smelled it, he actually got very emotional and started crying because he said the smell instantly brought back so many memories of home. Definitely worth my money." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.73+ (available in 50 states).

    12. A hands casting kit that'll be a fun DIY date when you're together and also turn your interlocking fingers into a cool sculpture.

    Reviewer and partner show real hands next to moulded white hand sculpture
    Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "The instructions were easy to follow and it was a fun project to do with my partner. We were laughing the whole time while we have our hands in the bucket. Our hands came out so detailed and will go on our mantel so we can see it everyday. A great way to show your love to one another." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95.

    13. A scratch-off world map so you and your S.O. can keep track of your global adventures together and create the ultimate travel bucket list.

    Hand uses coin to scratch off countries in Northern Europe on a scratch-off world map
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I ordered this as a Valentine’s Day gift for my boyfriend who is a pilot. My thought was we could use it to scratch off places we visit together or even places he has flown to for work. He absolutely loved it! It is the perfect size, perfect for framing and hanging on the wall." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two sizes).

    14. A funny card that basically sums up long-distance relationships and will make their day when they check the mail.

    Card that says "Distance makes the heart grow fonder, and hornier, missing you" with an illustration of a long road going through a canyon
    InANutshellStudio/Etsy

    InANutshellStudio is a small California-based business that sells cheeky cards and gifts, including ones for anniversaries, long-distance relationships, and friendship.

    Promising review: "The absolute best cards to share with someone you love! My boyfriend laughed so hard when they got this one." —Etsy Customer

    Get it from InANutshellStudio on Etsy for $4.70.

    15. A couple scrapbook so you can cherish all your milestones, vacations, and fun moments. Being apart sucks, but this heartwarming keepsake will make it a little better.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "My girlfriend loved it! I put all of our memories (adventures) into it chronologically so that we can reminisce all the fun times we had. Would totally recommend for anyone who is creative, likes Disney movies, or has a lot of pictures to share." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    16. A "message in a bottle" because you can write secret love notes that they'll open at a later date. They'll crack up so much when they open each smiling pill capsule to find a memo from you.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I love, love, love this product. I bought it for my boyfriend since we are about to be in a long-distance relationship and I am so skeptical of buying stuff online but this was a win for sure. The bottle is very decently sized and good quality glass. The little papers and capsules with rings are so cute." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    17. A photo tile (or two) that'll be an *upgrade* from the typical gallery wall and show off your cute memories, even if you're not together IRL. Those old frames can totally take a backseat.

    A wall collage featuring photo tiles of a couple, family members, and travel destinations
    shutterfly/Instagram / Via instagram.com

    Get it from Shutterfly for $16.99 (available in two sizes).

    18. A plush doggo to cuddle with when you're spending time apart. This cutie is so squishy, soft, and may get more attention than your partner (sorry but not sorry).

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "It came vacuum-sealed and was honestly super fun to unpack, I got to watch him expand. My boyfriend and I love him, he’s so soft and he’s perfect for hugging while going to sleep, definitely worth it." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    19. A Skylight Frame so you can show off photos of you and your bae in a digital format. It's like a presentation, except instead of slides, you'll get to admire adorable pictures in little intervals. Just upload photos (your partner can upload them remotely too!) and enjoy a personalized slideshow in minutes.

    Child eats piece of fruit in photo shown on black-and-white, digital Skylight Frame
    Skylight Frames

    Promising review: "We love our Skylight frame. Since we don't live close to our families it is a great way to keep up with their lives. I love seeing the new photos pop up. It is so easy to use and has plenty of space. All of our children and grandchildren share photos with us. I have purchased frames for my sisters so we can share." —Skylight Frame Customer

    Get it from Skylight Frames for $159.

    20. Matching pizza shirts because you're the ~missing piece to their pie~ and you can both rep your favorite food, whether you're together or spending time virtually.

    Couple wears matching pizza shirts: One with a pie and one with a slice, while spending time outdoors
    Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "Bought the shirts for my boyfriend's birthday when we went to a comedy show. We looked so cute matching each other. I've washed the shirts several times since then they have not shrunk now the color is starting to fade just a little but not too much." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95+ (available in 28 size combinations).

    You and your S.O. when you see each other again:

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