Skip To Content

    22 Perfect Gifts For Your Weird Significant Other

    Love is strange.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A geometric cat candle that reveals a creepy-cool surprise when you burn it (okay, the surprise is an evil-looking metal cat skeleton — SURPRISE!).

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "So beautiful! And it made for a perfect gift as well. It's amazing and entertaining to watch as the skeleton slowly starts appearing. Definitely buying more in the future." —June

    Get it from Amazon for $18+ (available in nine animal shapes).

    2. A palmistry hand sculpture because nothing is more romantic than inspecting someone's hand for the purposes of fortune telling.

    amazon.com

    It also has a hook on the back so they can hang it on their wall. And who doesn't want a weird hand hanging on their wall? Seriously, I'm asking.

    Promising review: "Great coffee table piece. This can be a real ice breaker at parties. Just be sure not to lose the directions." —Bunky's Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $25.90.

    3. What I Love About Us, a customizable book to let you celebrate your mutual weirdness with questions like "I love how we make each other feel so _____," and "We'd make the best _____ team ever."

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Filled this out to give to my boyfriend for our five-year anniversary and he seemed to really like it! The blanks that I filled in were thought-provoking and cute. My mom flipped through it and wants to buy one for her next anniversary! Buy this." —adean625

    Get it from Amazon for $9.12.

    4. A heart-shaped pendant made of two (imitation) bird skulls, for an awesomely creepy take on a Valentine's standard.

    etsy.com

    Promising review: "This has to be the most favorite piece I have ordered in a ling time. Heavy, high quality, and well worth the price. Absolutely love it!!!" —KIM SIMMONS

    Get it from Blue Bayer Design on Etsy for $38.25+ (available in white bronze or sterling silver).

    5. A cozy mermaid tail blanket that'll take your Netflix nights together to mythic levels.

    amazon.com, Tammy Head / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "I was able to help my cousin fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming Ariel from The Little Mermaid. He said the mermaid tail blanket couldn't have been more lifelike and that the purple really brought out his eyes. 10/10 would buy again. Will buy again. Will be the only linens in my house." —Tammy Head

    Get it from Amazon for $13.85+ (available in eight colors).

    6. A DIY mushroom-growing kit, aka the gift that keeps on giving (mushrooms) for your fungi-loving person.

    amazon.com, Mohamad Yaghmour / Via amazon.com

    The kit allows you to grow pearl oyster mushrooms, which: yum!

    Promising review: "Great experience growing our own mushrooms. We just harvested the first batch and about to try in the suggested recipe!" —Mohamad Yaghmour

    Get it from Amazon for $13.12+ (available in two sizes).

    7. A very romantic octopus printed on an old dictionary page, for the partner who loves hugs, words, the sea, antiques, or any combination thereof.

    amazon.com

    Take note! The print is unframed.

    Promising review: "Love this! Fun, fabulous addition to an octopus bathroom remodel! It looks incredible framed." —Miss Prajna

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    8. A vegan leather purse in the shape of Gudetama, because eggs-istential malaise my not scream "romance," but damn this little guy is cute.

    And it's on sale, which is something to smile about! Or not smile about!

    Get it from ThinkGeek for $29.99.

    9. A claymation kit — including clay, a miniature stage, backdrops, props, a guidebook, and a phone stand — so they can animate their weird ideas and share them with the world.

    uncommongoods.sjv.io

    Promising review: "Adorable. Easy to use and figure out. My art-forward six-year-old loved it." —jenny b

    Is it marketed toward children? Maybe so! Does that mean it won't make a spectacular Valentine's Day gift for your beloved weirdo? Hell, no.

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $20.

    10. A wonderfully realistic polymer burrito necklace (or keychain, or earrings) for the significant other who knows that beans are the best accessory.

    etsy.com

    Promising review: "These burritos prove some people have superhuman vision, steady hands, and an abundance of patience. The skill required to make these charms is incr-edible!" —muskry

    Get it from Urt and Racky's on Etsy for $14+ (available as a necklace, a keychain, or earrings, in three flavor styles).

    11. A subscription box for bone collectors, which...if your significant other is one, hopefully you know by now and it's fun and not scary and you can joke about the movie The Bone Collector together!

    cratejoy.evyy.net

    Every month, your significant bone collector will get a literal box of assorted bones, as well as other bone accouterments. It's called the Bone Box. People really seem to like it.

    Promising review: "Took my time gentling opening the box, everything was wrapped so carefully. I love the playing cards with 54 different skeletons on them, and the Coyote Canine teeth are awesome, then I lifted a total prize from the box, a European Rabbit Skull, which is a fantastic addition to my collection. Excellent quality, but now I have to wait until February for the next one. Can Skulls Unlimited do Bone Box weekly? This is a terrific subscription." —Lori

    Get it from CrateJoy for $24.99+/month.

    12. Banana milk hand cream that's great for moisturizing as well as prop comedy.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "it really does smell just like banana candy! it's cute, moisturizing, and lends itself well to banana phone jokes." —Amalia D.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    13. Kama Pootra, the perfect book for couples who insist that talking about poop is hella romantic.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Just as funny as reviews imply! I bought it to leave in the dorm bathroom, since it needs something of this sort. I absolutely love it-the illustrations of the positions are beautiful, simple, and non-graphic (despite what they are of!). The text is humorous, and the meditational advice looks sound. 10/10, would definitely recommend!" —IndigoMontez

    Get it from Amazon for $10.05.

    14. A set of six magnets to turn their fridge into a Gameboy (the screen is also a dry-erase board!) for a gift that's the perfect combination of nerdy and utilitarian.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Every time I look at my refrigerator I can't help but smile, now. The screen magnet sticks VERY well, no trouble with any of the rest of them either. Writing on and erasing writing from the screen magnet is a breeze. I love it." —Joslyn

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    15. An edible cookie dough sampler — including chocolate chip, birthday cake, cookies and cream, s'mores, and oatmeal raisin flavors — for the partner who prefers the dough to the finished product (but doesn't want to risk salmonella).

    edoughble.com

    Promising review: "I sent this to my husband as a 'just because' gift, and he loved it! It's fun, flavorful, and an exciting gift to receive. He says it tasted very fresh and as if it doesn't have anything artificial (which it doesn't!). Great buy, the only problem is that they want more!" —Jasmeet

    Get it from The Grommet for $25.

    16. A DVD of a pizza cooking that raises the bar on slow TV with an hour of ~atmospheric pepperoni~.

    wildfang.com

    A full hour of the sights and sounds of pizza cooking! What could be more romantic than that?

    Get it from Wildfang for $15.

    17. A giant (and hilariously long-legged) teddy bear, for the significant other who's obsessed with weird internet ephemera.

    Savannah / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "Hideous! The legs are like four feet long making the bear look like a creepy Gumby thing. I got this for Valentine's Day and would have rather had a cheaper, more proportional bear... I mean this isn't even cute." —Savannah

    ^^Yeah, but now it's a FAMOUS creepy Gumby thing!

    Get it from Amazon for $109.99.

    18. A dog face egg mold, because nothing says love like a delicious bark-fast.

    uncommongoods.sjv.io

    Egg eyes, full tums, can't lose.

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $9.99.

    19. A box of Wine Condoms to make even the simplest task — saving leftover wine — a little goofier.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I got these as a gift for a family member who is a 'wine aficionado' partly for a laugh but also for their great concept. When she opened them I did get a huge laugh but once she realized what they were and the concept, she was amazed. I have received confirmation from her that they work wonders and truly provide an airtight seal. So now all the corks can go into the trash can after they come out of the bottle and a wine condom goes on!" —Thomas

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $13.97.

    20. A T-shirt that celebrates your significant other in all their wonderful weirdness.

    wildfang.com

    What's love if not pledging allegiance to another's freak flag?

    Get it from Wildfang for $35 (available in sizes XS–M).

    21. A box of Mr. Rogers-themed mints to remind your significant other that you think they're special (and, sure, that fresh breath is important when you're making out with someone on the reg).

    philosophersguild.com

    Won't you be my valentine?

    Get them from The Unemployed Philosopher's Guild for $3.

    22. And a lil' goat figurine who screams at the touch of a button so your beloved can experience the hauntingly beautiful screams of the noble goat any time they want.

    urbanoutfitters.com

    It also comes with a booklet full of goat facts!

    Promising review: "I got this for my boyfriend for his birthday and he looks at it more than he looks at me. So I highly recommend this as a gift for anyone, or yourself. The goat has a beautiful figure and a flawless jawline. And the scream, oh the screaaaammm. 10/10" —Cecilab123

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $9.95.

    You and your significant other, to anyone:

    Columbia / Via giphy.com

    Some reviews in this post have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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

    Ryan Pattie / Via BuzzFeed

    Need A Shopping Buddy?

    Get great products - from pros in the fine art of buying stuff online - delivered to your inbox!
    Newsletter signup form