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    Here Are All The Best Valentine's Day Gift Ideas For 2021

    Chef's knives, love coupons, bath bombs, charcuterie boards, and so many other ways to show your love.

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    1. A well-crafted chef's knife that'll impress them, even if they're wildly particular when it comes to cooking. Reviewers love that it's practical, beautiful, and super easy to wield.

    A knife on a cutting board next to a lime, steak, and rosemary
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $35.

    2. A nice, warm hoodie that'll look great and feel like a warm hug (when they're not being hugged by you, of course).

    Model wearing a red Adidas hooded sweatshirt
    adidas

    Get it from adidas for $80 (available in sizes XS—XL).

    3. A box of conversation-provoking questions for you and your partner that'll help you both get to know each other better.

    May Ning/BuzzFeed

    "My partner's love language is quality time, and I got this box of conversation starters for him for Christmas so that we could spend a few hours every week together with no screens or phones. Living with someone during a lockdown means you spend a lot of time together, so you might run out of things to talk about. The question topics range in levels of intimacy, from favourite memories to parenting styles. There are 135 cards, and we usually only end up doing 5-10 at a time since we get so into our conversations, so you can imagine how long the box will last you." —May Ning

    "I got this for my fifth anniversary with my boyfriend last year — since it happened during the pandemic, we couldn't go out, so we got some wine and went through a ton of these questions. It was great! We got to know each other better, we got to laugh and some of our silly answers, and it was just a lovely night. Sure, it would have been nice to actually go out for our anniversary, but this was still an awesome way to spend time together." —Kat Angus

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $30.

    4. A leather notebook that'll keep all their notes and thoughts in one place (begone, sticky notes). It has binder clips, so they can refill the pages once they've used them all up.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.57. Available in six colours.

    5. A set of heart-shaped bath bombs that'll add a nice and relaxing touch to their next soak. They're made of fruity and floral essential oils that'll soothe their senses while they're kicking back in the tub.

    A bunch of heart-shaped bath bombs in a group
    WestingOrganics/Etsy / Via etsy.com

    They're made in Victoria, British Columbia.

    Get a set of three from WestingOrganics on Etsy for $21. Available in six scents.

    6. A heated deep tissue massager that'll knead their neck and shoulders when you're too sleepy to do it for them. Reviewers rave about how it helps relieve migraines and say it soothes their ultra-tense traps like nothing else.

    A person using the vest with their arms in the little arm slings
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $89.99.

    7. Or a massage gun that'll help ease their sore muscles in between RMT sessions. It comes with five different massage heads, so they can really get into those annoying knots.

    A massage gun plugged into an outlet
    Amazon / Via amzn.to

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $141.99.

    8. A booklet of coupons that'll help them get what they really want this Valentine's Day (like finally watching the show they love with them). Because it takes the guesswork out of gifting, you can rest easy knowing you won't be spending V-Day in the dog house.

    Etsy / Via etsy.com

    A day of compliments? Yes, please!

    Get a booklet of six coupons from ShabbyxHair on Etsy Canada for $11.

    9. The Atlas of Improbable Places: A Journey to the World's Most Unusual Corners that details the most bizarre places in the world. From the secret tunnels dug for espionage throughout Europe to ancient civilizations long since buried beneath lava, this atlas will take them places they've definitely never been before.

    A flatlay of the book on a large roadmap
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Caution: May cause day-dreaming of their next getaway.

    Get the Kindle edition on Amazon Canada for $27.75 (available in three formats).

    10. Their pet's portrait in watercolour, because their fur baby deserves some love this Valentine's day, too. You can get up to four pets painted in one portrait, so if they have multiple pets, you won't have to pick favourites.

    A person hanging up their pets portrait
    Etsy / Via etsy.com

    Get it from Premvy on Etsy for $27.99+ (originally $39.99+). Available in four sizes as a poster print, canvas, digital file, or in a frame.

    11. A label maker that'll help them keep track of their stuff (and save you from forgetting where they keep certain things). They can also use it to mark their meal prep containers, so they'll always know what leftovers are in their fridge.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It comes with one roll of tape, but you might want to grab some extra while you're at it. They'll need six AAA batteries to power it, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $38.97.

    12. A cute bag that'll match their on-the-go lifestyle. There's enough space to carry all of their essentials and it comes with a detachable strap, so they can wear it as a crossbody bag or use the handles like a tote bag.

    A person wearing a large purse with a wide strap across their chest
    Indigo / Via chapters.indigo.ca

    Get it from Indigo for $41.25+ (originally $55). Available in two colours.

    13. A wooden charcuterie board that'll make their next spread look even better. It's made of acacia wood and has a little handle that'll make it easier to carry.

    A round wooden tray with cheese, crackers, and grapes on it
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $40.

    14. A cookbook that'll bring their love of Mean Girls into the kitchen with dozens of delicious recipes inspired by the film. It was co-written by Jonathan Bennett, who plays the gorgeous Aaron Samuels in the film, and also features behind-the-scenes stories and quizzes that'll increase their pop culture knowledge.

    instagram.com / Via @jonathandbennett, AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed

    "My love for Mean Girls is surpassed only by my love of food. The foreword to this cookbook is written by Lacey Chabert, aka Gretchen Wieners herself. And the recipes are freakin' great and tie in with the movie so well. This Fetch-uccini Alfredo, for example, looks extremely delicious and extremely full of carbs. I cannot stop laughing at these fantastic references." —AnaMaria Glavan

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of The Burn Cookbook.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $32.50. Also available for Kindle.

    15. A mini photo printer that'll print all their favourite pictures from their phone in seconds. It's a great gift for anyone who loves to scrapbook, and they can add fun filters and borders to their photos before they print using the Instax app.

    A small photo printing machine with photographs, makeup, and a phone surround it
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    If you're looking for film to complete your gift, you can find a pack here.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $125+. Available in three colours.

    16. A bath tea that’ll make their tub time extra luxurious by adding a blend of sea salt and dried flowers to their water. It comes with a wooden spoon and small bag, so they can add as much or as little to their bath as they want, without making a mess.

    A large jar filled with bath salts There is a small wooden spoon tied around the jar with a string
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $14.

    17. A soy wax candle that'll help them relax by filling their space with a soothing scent (there are four to choose from). It'll burn for up to 40 hours, and it comes in a terracotta that they can use for their next plant baby once the wax is gone.

    Indigo / Via chapters.indigo.ca

    Get it from Indigo for $27. Available in four scents.

    18. A light ring that'll attach to their phone, so they can shine bright like a diamond in all their selfies. They can also use it on their tablet or laptop to give them more light while they video chat.

    A person holding up a phone to take a selfie with a large round light ring clamped to the top
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It has three brightness levels and a layer of gel on the back to keep it from scratching their devices. They can even clamp it onto their eyeshadow palettes to give them better lighting while they apply their makeup. It's also rechargeable, so they won't have to worry about changing out the batteries.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    19. A pair of Nike running shoes that they can wear for any occasion. They're made with a mesh material that'll keep their tootsies from getting too sweaty and have cushioned insoles, so they'll feel like they're walking on a cloud with every step.

    A pair of running shoes on a plain background
    Nike / Via nike.com

    Get it from Nike for $88. Available in women's sizes 5.5—10.5.

    20. A pair of sunglasses that'll have them looking like an off-duty celebrity in these streets. Plus, the oversized shape and special coating will protect their eyes from harmful UV rays.

    A person holding a pair of sunglasses in their hand
    @sojosvision / Via instagram.com

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99+. Available in nine colours.

    21. A luxurious blanket scarf that'll keep them warm and cozy, without suffocating them. It's big enough that they can use it as a throw when they're feeling extra chilly indoors.

    person wearing the scarf
    Indigo / Via anrdoezrs.net

    Get it from Indigo for $20. Also available in blue.

    22. This porcelain mug for your pun-loving partner that'll light up their day. It's a little bigger than a regular mug, so they'll still be able to enjoy their morning coffee (even if you steal a few sips).

    the mug that says perfect match with a picture of two matches
    Indigo / Via anrdoezrs.net

    Get it from Indigo for $7.

    23. A carbon fibre wallet that'll actually fit in their pocket, if they prefer to travel light. It has a clip on the front for cash and a little groove, so they'll be able to easily access their cards.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    24. A beautiful jewelry box that'll help them organize all of their bits and bobs. It has pockets and hooks galore, so they'll never lose their favourite earrings again.

    jewelry box with all compartments open showing different types of jewelry
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $39.99. Available in three colours.

    25. Some Apple AirPods Pro, because you're at the point in your relationship where you can happily lay in bed together and watch separate shows.

    A person wearing the airpods
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    They come with three pairs of silicone tips in different sizes for the right fit.

    Get them on Amazon Canada for $262.99 (originally $329).

    26. A duvet cover set that'll refresh the bed y'all share, because sometimes new bedding is all that's needed to make a room feel like it has just had a makeover.

    A comfy bed with bedding drooping over it stylishly
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    It comes with a duvet cover and one or two matching pillow shams (depending on the size you choose).

    Get the set for $75+. Available in sizes twin—king.

    27. A Tile Pro Bluetooth tracker that'll help them find their keys, phone, wallet, or whatever else they tend to lose. They can connect it to a free app that'll help them find their lost item, even when their Bluetooth is out of reach.

    A tile pro on a keychain with keys
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.99. Also available in larger packs.

    28. A sunrise alarm clock that'll replace their jarring ringtone with a soft crescendo of nature sounds and gradual brightening. It'll wake them (and you) up gently, and maybe even help to break their habit of pressing snooze a billion times.

    The light alarm clock shining with a warm light on a bedside table next to a succulent
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It also comes with a sunset simulation that'll help them get to bed.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $47.99.

    29. A cocktail set that'll inspire both of you to step away from your usual late-night beverage and ~mix it up.~ The wooden box it comes in can be hung and used as a shelf to keep everything organized, too!

    The cocktail set hung above a bar
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It comes with a mixing spoon, strainer, shaker set, corkscrew, muddler, tongs, two double-sided measuring jiggers, and two pouring spouts.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $139.97. Available in three colours.

    30. A bath tray that'll keep their wine and phone handy while they bask in Epsom salts. It has grooves and slots to help keep their things from sliding around and extendable arms that'll fit on most bathtubs.

    A person lounging in a bubble bath while watching something on a tablet that is sitting on the bathtub tray
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get them some suds and a bathtub pillow, too, to give them the ultimate bathing experience.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $49.99.

    31. An air fryer, because they were astonished that you didn't get them one over the holidays. Not only will it encourage them to try out some new dishes, but it'll save them from covering their kitchen in oil splatters when they're whipping up fries or battered Oreos.

    Two people cooking next to the air fryer
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $169.99. Available in three colours.

    32. An animal-shaped ring holder that'll give them a place to stack their favourite baubles when they're not wearing them. It can hold up to eight rings and it has velvety padding on the bottom that'll save their countertops from scratches.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $10+. Available in four styles.

    33. A talking Good Advice Cupcake that'll spout sassy and inspirational words of wisdom at the touch of a button. It has eight hilarious catchphrases that'll improve anyone's mood, and comes with 48-page flip book full of adorable illustrations.

    Katy Herman/BuzzFeed

    "You can subtly store her inside the wrapper, but when when you pop the figure out, she'll hop up and dispense some of her signature good advice. Be aware that when Cuppy talks, she is loud — after all, she's saying very important things you really need to hear!!! This ~sweet~ little figure and book set is the perfect affordable treat for yourself or a friend to infuse some positivity into your lives."—Katy Herman

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the The Good Advice Cupcake.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.34.

    34. A set of macaron-shaped containers that'll be the sweetest way to store their jewelry, headphones, and other tiny trinkets. They're lightweight and made of plastic, so they won't have to worry about them getting squished in their pocket or bag.

    Three round containers on a plate and two more on a table next to it with a necklace lying on top
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    35. A pair of bunny slippers for the person who's always cold. They're covered in a thick faux fur material that'll keep their tootsies warm as heck.

    A pair of furry slippers with bunny ears
    Joe Fresh / Via joefresh.com

    Get them from Joe Fresh for $19. Available in sizes S—L and in white.

    36. A Baby Yoda silicone skin for their AirPod case that is actually too cute for words. It'll protect and accessorize their case, and it has a little cutout at the bottom, so they can charge their case, without taking off the skin.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    37. A lil' stuffed animal that's filled with buckwheat and lavender to help them relax. They can throw it in the microwave or freezer to treat themselves to a hot or cold therapy session.

    Indigo / Via chapters.indigo.ca

    Get it from Indigo for $36. Available in three styles.

    38. A fill-in-the-blank book where you can wax poetic about your relationship and significant other. There are a combination of different quotes and prompts to complete, including the celebs you'd cast if your life became a movie.

    A small book that says A whole book of things about us
    Indigo / Via chapters.indigo.ca

    Get it from Indigo for $12.95.

    39. A weighted blanket that'll help them chill the heck out and get some sleep. It'll make them feel like they're being swaddled in a giant hug, which will instantly calm them down.

    A person swaddled under a weighted blanket
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $58.65+. Available in 12 colours and 15 sizes.

    40. An impressive chess set that'll look beautiful on their coffee table. Reviewers love that each piece was carved by hand and say that its rustic aesthetic elevates their playing experience.

    A beautiful wood chess board with its wooden pieces
    Etsy / Via etsy.com

    Get it from Deepearthsource on Etsy for $127.34+ (originally $141.49+). Available with or without a custom engraving.

    41. A funky neon light that'll give their room a majestic vibe. Reviewers say they like how it doesn't heat up while it's on and how the weighted base keeps it from toppling over.

    The unicorn light on a bed
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $69.99.

    42. A Kindle Paperwhite that'll give them the virtual library of their dreams. It's designed to be glare free, so they can use it without straining their eyes.

    A Kindle next to a cute dog
    @amazonkindle / Via instagram.com

    It's also waterproof, so they can bring it camping (or fearlessly read in the tub).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for 139.99+.

    43. A matte French press that'll serve up their daily cup of Joe in style. It'll strain their coffee through three reusable filters, so they won't end up with grounds in their mug.

    A matte french press on a cutting board
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It's made out of steel, so they won't have to worry about it shattering into a million pieces like their last glass press. It also comes with a cork coaster and two extra reusable filters.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28.99+. Available in three sizes.

    44. This mug that'll remind them just how much you love spending time with them. It's bigger than a standard mug, so they can enjoy a few extra sips of their favourite coffee in the mornings.

    person holding a mug with sloth drawings that says I'll always hang with you
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.98.

    45. This tumbler that'll keep their coffee hot and cocktails cold. It comes with a lid that'll fit a straw, so they can enjoy their favourite drinks even if they have sensitive teeth.

    the tumbler on a wood plate
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.95. Available in 24 colours and three sizes.

    46. A transparent song plaque that'll commemorate a meaningful tune (or just serve as a reminder of the time you guys did the chicken dance in the kitchen at 3 a.m).

    A semi transparent plaque that's printed with a Spotify song page
    Etsy / Via etsy.com

    You can even customize the cover photo!

    Get it from StaatsCustoms on Etsy Canada for $49+ (available in seven styles and four mounting options).

    47. This minty lip balm will help save their lips from a flaky, peeling fate. It's saturated with yummy natural ingredients like coconut oil, honey, rosemary oil, and peppermint extract.

    A trio of skull-shaped lip balms on a bright background
    @rebelsrefinery / Via instagram.com

    It glides on super smooth, leaving behind zero waxy or sticky residue. Plus, you'll reap some pretty smooch-worthy benefits, too!

    Get it from Simons for $8.

    48. And lastly, this chonky corgi plush that'll be the only thing they'll cuddle more than you. Reviewers say it's super squishy, so it'll be comfortable to sleep on, too.

    two corgi plushies stacked together
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.99. Available in four colours and two sizes.

    How they'll react when they open their Valentine's Gift:

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