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    35 Meaningful Gifts To Get Your Significant Other

    Because you've probably given them flowers three times too many.

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    1. A couples' card game β€” the conversations that stem from this game, and the quality time you both take to play it, are sure to create some truly tender moments in your relationship.


    The box includes 100 unique conversation starters ranging from basic and lighthearted to more serious situations. With questions like, "What was your proudest moment from the last 12 months?" and "What's one dream that you've tucked away for the moment?" you're sure to find something you and your S.O. can really connect with.

    Promising review: "This game, if we should call it a game, is so wonderful. We opened the box and just randomly started choosing out cards. Some of the cards were quick and straightforward, while other were more thought provoking. We got some good laughs out of this and it was truly a refreshing change compared to our previous casual conversations. I see this can being very useful for couples who want to get to know each other but also for couples like us, who are so busy in our day-to-day with the work and kids. It gave us something different to talk about outside the typical operational 'how was your day' type of conversations." β€”Orit

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95.

    2. A DIY adventure book you can use to record the memories of your greatest adventures with the Ellie to your Carl. This cheery gift is guaranteed to lift any wanderlust Pixar fan right on UP.,

    Promising review: "This adventure book is really cute. I bought this because my boyfriend and I just moved into our first apartment together! It's a very exciting time for us and this adventure book was the perfect start to our new adventure. The brown pages are big enough to fit a good amount on each page. There are no plastic protectors. It is more like a scrapbook than a photo album. I love it. It looks just like the one from Up. Well worth it!" β€”Sara Pepas

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    3. A customized planter box for letting your green-thumbed sweetheart know you are happy to be the co-parent to all of their little plant babies.

    Wooden planter with the name Henderson on the front

    To customize, select "Enter Engraving" and write down the name/word you would like added – easy-peasy!

    Promising review: "This is absolutely beautiful and it shipped super fast! I love it!" β€”Elizabeth Fogle

    Get it from Amazon for $49 (available in three styles).

    4. A personalized star chart that can be customized to any memorable night in your relationship. A piece this stunning, sentimental, and sweet is sure to leave both you and your S.O. starry-eyed.

    Person holding up wooden board with circular star chart in center. The board is labeled with two names and a wedding date.
    Wood Life Prints

    To customize this piece you'll select the color and size you want and send the seller any text you would like written on it, along with the date and location for the map. You can do all of this within the listing! BTW, this small business is based in San Diego, California!

    Get it from Wood Life Prints on Etsy for $45.95+ (available in four sizes and three colors).

    5. A personalized morse code necklace that'll let you show off your love with a message only they (and our beloved boomers) will know.

    Modern Out

    Before deciding what to have written, this seller requests you read the provided morse code chart (available within the listing). Once you've checked off that you understand what it will look like, add the letters you want in the personalization box and you'll be g2g! And for folks who love shopping local, Modern Out is based in Shreveport, Louisiana.

    Get it from Modern Out on Etsy for $28+ (available five colors).

    6. A wild fig and cassis candle set in a *gorg* reusable copper cup that'll be worth keeping forever and ever. What's that delicious aroma? Why, it's the scent of up-cycled gifting success!

    Engraved copper cup with soy wax candle
    Vim + Vigor

    I started using Vim + Vigor candles in my own home while searching for woman-owned small businesses. These caught my eye *literally* because I wanted to have copper cups in my kitchen. Fun fact: I ended up getting more because their natural, unique scents are just as great as their packaging.

    Get it from Vim + Vigor for $28+ (available in two sizes).

    7. A pair of T-shirts for the lighthearted stud (well, spud) in your life who would gladly stand by your side through thick and thin, even in shirts this silly.

    One shirt that says "She's My Sweet Potato" and another shirt that says "I Yam"
    Coeur Collective

    BTW, this small business is based in Florida!

    Get it from Coeur Collective on Etsy for $13.99+ (available in 16 colors and sizes XS–3XL)

    8. An adorably sappy picture frame you're gonna love seeing on your bookshelf once it's filled with a picture perfect photo of you two cuties.

    Dark wood frame with the words "Lucky to be in Love with my Best Friend" beside a photo

    Promising review: "Unlike other frames, this one has a very nice sized picture space and the wording is whimsical. The wood is not cheap 'make believe' fake wood and looks better than the pictures. I LOVE this product. This is a must-have!" β€”Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    9. A pack of four Popin Cookin candy kits so you can finally be the one to make dinner for your boo. It may not fill them up, but it's certainly sweet!


    This set includes everything you need to make miniature hamburgers, sushi, doughnuts and bento (including teeny, tiny utensils!).

    Promising review: "I love these. They're fun for kids and adults to make." β€”Kristina

    Get them from Amazon for $26.99.

    10. A pair of obsidian necklaces that come together to make a geometric heart, for lovers who feel even more complete when they're together.

    Two necklaces with geometric half hearts in dark stone. They have rope cord bands.

    Promising review: "This is a great gift for couples. I gave the other half to my boyfriend since we're in a long distance relationship. I did the fire test on both pieces and they did not melt – it's real obsidian." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $23.29.

    11. A three-year couples journal with quick Q&As so you can keep up with the memories you make together and stop having to ~question~ the way your S.O. remembers your last family reunion going down.


    Grandma had it coming.

    This journal is filled with questions about you as an individual and you in your partnership. Questions like, "What's something new your partner has introduced you to?" and "Have you reconnected with any friends from your past recently?" There are also fill-in-the-blank prompts for you to write to your partner like, "I can always count on you to..." and "I always appreciate the way you..." This journaling system helps you and your boo keep track of who you are and how you grow as a couple in a simple and satisfying way.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.02.

    12. A nine-piece cookie cutter set β€” it'll take exactly one batch of romantically themed treats for these useful little tools to totally and completely steal your favorite chef's heart.

    Lunch cut out into heart shapes with cookie cutter kit

    Promising review: "These are sharp enough, easy to clean, and they come in a cute storage container. I've had them for a while and they haven't rusted. This is a good product. I really like using these." β€”Laydeerock

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    13. A keepsake statue kit that's gonna make your sweetheart say, "I've gotta ~hand~ it to you, this gift is pretty special.", Amazon

    This kit includes a plastic molding bucket, molding powder, a casting stone, fine sandpaper, course sandpaper, a demolding stick, detailing pin, and detailed instructions.

    Promising review: "I bought several of these as gifts for my family. We helped my mom and dad do theirs tonight and it turned out better than we could have ever hoped for! The detail this cast gives is amazing. We were all really stunned at how lifelike it looks and how even the smallest details were captured. I cannot wait to do this with my husband! The directions were very easy and simple to follow. I don’t think we could have messed this up. I highly recommend this keepsake! My mom said it was the best present she has ever received." β€”Rachel Hukill

    Get it from Amazon for $41.95.

    14. A true crime tee to 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.

    Shirt the Grim Reaper standing behind a couple with the words "The Husband Did It!"
    Murder Apparel

    Hello all, it is me, the spouse who listens to true crime podcasts every single day. I love them, I have no regrets, and my wholesome husband feels...conflicted about it. Especially when I wear this shirt. I got it after laughing out loud when I saw it on my computer screen. It's comfortable, washes well, and is a *true* conversation 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.

    Get it from Murder Apparel for $24.99 (available in sizes S–3XL).

    15. A custom plush doll – your sweetheart will think you're a ~doll~ for finding a gift this creative and cute.

    Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed, Budsies

    I never knew what a doll I was until I got this li'l cutie in my life. The design process is simple and super satisfying. Just upload a photo with the outfit you want the doll to have, fill out the included chart to make sure they know your exact eye color, skin tone, and hair color, approve the check made by the designers, and wait on your incredible custom piece! Get ready to have your self esteem hit unhealthily happy levels.

    Get it on sale from Budsies for $99 (usually $115).

    16. A canvas makeup bag as a daily reminder for your darling of exactly how you see them, even way before they put their makeup on. Regina George has nothing on them!

    Zipper canvas makeup bag that says "you're like really pretty"

    Promising review: "This is nice quality and very cute. I gave it as a birthday gift to my sister-in-law who loves Mean Girls as much as I do." β€”Erin

    Get it from Amazon for $16.

    17. A silly quiz book so you and your lover can figure out just how similarly you think...let's just hope they don't get you the same gift.


    This is broken down into sections with questions based on different aspects of your relationship. That way, you and your partner can answer the questions on your own and can then compare answers after. It's also set up with a reward system (if you want) where the person who gets the most answers right gets a reward from the other person, encouraging honest and thoughtful answers.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    18. A personalized magnet for anyone who would rather not ~face~ a day without seeing their sweetheart.

    Illustrated magnets of two peoples' faces
    Kit Atlas

    To personalize this piece, message the seller directly through Etsy and send a forward-facing image with bright lighting. The artists will send you an illustration to proof and after you approve it the magnet will be made up and sent your way! And in case you didn't know, this snazzy shop is based in Bedford, Indiana.

    Get it from Kit Atlas on Etsy for $36+ (available in up to six faces).

    19. A box of assorted gourmet cookies that'll certainly make this holiday choco-lit.

    Oreo cookies covered in different chocolate drips and toppings

    Promising review: "These are delicious and beautifully presented. I bought them for my wife as a gift and she absolutely loved them. They come wrapped beautifully with a bow – it was perfect. The cookies tasted delicious – we finished the whole box in one sitting. I highly recommend this as a gift or just to treat yourself." β€”Schon Family

    Get a box of 12 from Amazon for $24.99.

    20. A printed pallet that's gonna be a great way to show your S.O. that you ~wood~ not be half as happy without them in your life.

    Wood piece of couple smiling beside each other with their names and wedding date written on the bottom
    By Sarp

    You can customize this piece by sending text and the photo you want used directly to the seller through Etsy messages.

    Get it from By Sarp on Etsy for $19.79+ (available in 16 styles, with or without text).

    21. A bucket list booklet so you two can work toward goals, both big and small, together.


    This bucket list booklet is designed for you and your partner to literally work toward your goals. In each section you can record the idea, story, completion date, and add notes on each page so that the goals you set can actually happen and so that you have a place to record them when they do.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    22. A Disney couples sweatshirt for the loved one who add some *magic* to your life.

    White sweatshirt with several candy hearts in the shape of a heart, each with the name of a different Disney couple
    Evening Star Emporium

    This couple-run company is from Los Angeles, California.

    Get it from Evening Star Emporium on Etsy for $40 (available in two colors and sizes S–2XL).

    23. A pair's pair of mittens that'll be equal parts silly and sweet, just like the two of you.


    Promising review: "My man and I love these mittens! Holding hands with the other keeps your hand warmer." β€”Tracie

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in three styles).

    24. A sweet sweater coffee mug so you can make sure they are constantly drinking in your love and affection.

    Mug with sweater pattern that says "I love you"

    Promising review: "This is an absolutely beautiful mug. It's the perfect size, not too big, but bigger than a standard mug. Wonderful quality. It looks like it will last a long time. It was well packaged when shipped. It’s a gift to myself, so I can remember just how much I love me." β€”David

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    25. A box of The Office poetry magnets for Michael Scott fans who love the thought of covering their fridge in his most infamous quotes...words you both might remember better than your vows at this point.


    This set includes over 500 magnets.

    Promising review: "This is a great gift for any fan of The Office. My boyfriend loved it and we had tons of fun writing weird quotes on the fridge. It is well made and was delivered quickly." β€”Anekka

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    26. A neon light your love is gonna, well, love.

    Neon light that says "love" in cursive

    Promising review: "This is so bright and, because it isn't glass, it's durable and I don't have to worry about it breaking. It's so, so pretty and an amazing price. It adds such a good vibe to my room!" β€”Kristen Moll

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in three colors).

    27. A truth or dare game that'll help you share secrets and experiences that'll totally bring you two closer together...if you dare.,

    This game includes 50 scandalous dare cards and 50 juicy truths.

    Promising review: "I thought this would be fun to play for our anniversary. I'm more of the bashful type until I get comfortable in the bedroom. This item was PERFECT! We had so much fun playing it. Some of the dares and truths make you laugh but you should be doing that in your relationship anyway, even in the bedroom." β€”Brinnlee Nielsen

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

    28. A motivational pin that'll help remind your loved one of the confidence you have in them.

    Heart shaped pin with gold words that say "You Can"
    Old English Co.

    Get it from Old English Co. on Etsy for $10.74.

    29. A customized pet portrait for showing your S.O. you're aware of who *their* true love is, and that you don't mind being a third wheel.

    Crown & Paw, Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    I have two of these, one of each beloved cat. I sent in a photo each, making sure their faces were clear and forward-facing, and then picked my favorite outfits (there are a ton to chose from)! I can't believe how great the results are. The quality is fantastic and they are laugh out loud funny and fab. I'm a huge fan.

    Get it from Crown And Paw for $49.95.

    30. A romantic minimalist print they're gonna adore, we pinky promise.

    One line drawing of two hands locking pinky fingers

    Promising review: "This came exactly as pictured and looks beautiful everywhere I put it." β€”Ashton Pluchinsky

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in nine styles).

    31. A jerky heart box for letting your loved one know (in the tastiest way possible) how happy you are that you were able to ~meat~ in this lifetime.

    Man Crates

    This includes classic, garlic, ghost pepper, habanero, black pepper, root beer, root beer habanero, whiskey maple, honey bourbon, and sesame ginger jerky.

    Get it from Man Crates for $39.99.

    32. A personalized bracelet in your own handwriting that'll let them know you appreciate how well they ~read~ you.

    Bracelet with handwritten words that say "Love Always" in cursive
    I'Me Jewelry

    This piece can be customized by sending the name/word you chose directly in the message box available in the listing. If you would like your handwriting instead of one of the available fonts, send a message with a photo of the handwritten name/word.

    Get it from I'Me Jewelry on Etsy for $40.80+ (available in three colors, up to six words, and sizes XS–3X).

    33. A 3D popup Star Wars card for the THIRST TRAP of a nerd in your life who you would Je-die for. Yo-duh, you've gotta get this.


    Promising review: "This is well made and the recipient (a Star Wars fan) loved it. I really appreciated the 'hidden' tab where you can write a personalized note without damaging the look of the card. Also, the delivery was fast, which is important to me. This is excellent quality and I recommend it!" β€”Olivia

    Get it from Amazon for $15+ (available in three styles).

    34. A love language card game is gonna be a memorable way to spend an indoor Valentine's date night. These clever cards are gonna remind every couple, no matter how long you've been together, that learning about your loved one is still full of fun and games.

    Love Language packaging

    I bought this after putting it in several posts and constantly reading what great reviews it had. I've been married for eight years and I've known my husband since elementary school, so we definitely feel like we've heard just about every story from each other's lives. These cards proved us wrong! I can honestly say I've learned more about my husband, and myself, by answering the thoughtful questions on these cards! It's also a genuinely fun way to spend a road trip or night in.

    Promising review: "I wanted to find some ways to get to know my boyfriend better as I’ve asked every question I could possible think of, LOL. I didn’t look at a single card before we played and it really helped further strengthen our relationship. The different categories make sure you leave no part of your significant other's life unturned! I highly recommend!" β€”Braxton

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    35. And finally, a geode necklace for letting your loved one know how much life with them ~rocks~.

    Open geode with gold chain
    The Silver Wren

    The Silver Wren is based in Scottsdale, Arizona and specializes in custom hand-stamped jewelry, layered looks, gemstone necklaces, personalized jewelry, and more.

    Get the necklace from The Silver Wren for $28.80+ (available in two colors).

    When Valentine's Day really starts creeping in on us:

    Warner Brothers

    Reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.