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    41 Creative Valentine's Day Gifts They Won't See Coming

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    1. A burrito blanket because you are what you eat, and they just really love burritos.

    Reviewer wearing a blanket that looks like a burrito
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "The coolest blanket I've ever seen. It's not a huge queen-size blanket but definitely big enough for a throw blanket. Love how soft and nicely made it is. Worth every penny!"—Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    2. A 3D wood world map that comes with push pins so you can track all the places you've visited and created beautiful memories together.

    The wooden 3D map on a wall above a couch
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I am incredibly happy with this purchase. The wooden map is of very good quality and such a unique piece of art. The seller added two city names that were important to me for no additional charge and it came out perfectly! I would highly recommend this product and the seller."—martin117777

    Get it from Amazon for $87+ (available in four sizes).

    3. A bath time wineglass holder so they have a designated place for their wine glass while they soak in bubbles for the next hour or so. Do not disturb!

    A glass of wine on a mounted cup holder
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "This is perfect. Great for taking a shower or relaxing in the tub. I use it very often. And sometimes I'll even use it to prop my cellphone to watch a video while in the bath. Multipurpose. I love it. Such a great idea."—TiredMomof1

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $38.

    4. A plant digital print that'll really show off their love of plants in a unique way. You can download it based on the ratio you want and pick the perfect frame for them.

    A plant art print framed on a wall
    Nonily Studio / Etsy

    Nonily Studio is a Black-owned Etsy shop established in 2020 and based in California that specializes in minimalist wall art prints.

    Promising review: "Love it, thank you! Adding it to my 'plant' wall." —Annie

    Get it from Nonily Studio on Etsy for $4.99.

    5. A chalkboard ceramic mug so every morning when you make them a cup of coffee you can write a cute little note. "Let's order pizza tonight." Ahh, music to my ears.

    The chalkboard mug
    amazon.com

    Chalk is included.

    Promising review: "These are great little mugs! They are smooth and pick up chalk colors beautifully. They clean nicely with no imprinting. Very nice to gift ."—MJ

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    6. A bidet attachment for their toilet because you not only care about them, but you also care about their tush. They deserve to poo in ~luxury~.

    The bidet attachment
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Speaking as a hirsute gentleman, the Luxe Bidet Neo 120 has soured me on pooping in bidet-less toilets forever. It's shown me the difference between rubbing peanut butter out of shag carpeting with a paper towel, and that sparkling clean feeling you get right when you step out of the shower."—Mercury

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in two colors).

    7. A lego mug to give them something creative to do while drinking their favorite cup o' joe instead of mindlessly scrolling TikTok all morning. Oh, just me? Okay..

    The lego mug
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this mug for my little brother who is always playing when he eats. He absolutely loved it as legos are his favorite. It may not be LEGO brand but it is very compatible with it." —Allie

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95 (available in six colors).

    8. A s'mores maker that'll basically hold down your delicious concoction while it melts in the microwave, making (almost) perfect s'mores every time. I say almost because nothing beats a roasted marshmallow, but this is definitely the next best thing.

    The s'mores prepper
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Works great and the s’mores tasted great! This is a great thing when you want a s’more but don’t want to start a fire!" —J DiBlasio

    Get it from Amazon for $20.34.

    9. A mini cryptic lock to hold a sweet note or gift that they can only open by deciphering the code. When they solve it, they'll feel like a regular detective. The name's Holmes. Sherlock Holmes.

    The lock holding a ring inside
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This item was perfect for my proposal. The code is easily customizable making this item even more special. For the price, the item made for a lasting memory of one of the most special days of our lives. I would definitely recommend it."—Avery H.

    Get it from Amazon for $31.49

    10. A mini vacuum cleaner so they can clean up their WFH space. Yes, it's obvious there are now snack crumbs on your keyboard. Don't worry, I don't judge.

    The vacuum cleaner
    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    11. A sleeping eye mask with built-in Bluetooth headphones that will allow them to listen to their favorite sleep sounds with no disruptions, like your snoring.

    A person wearing the eye mask
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I like to listen to an audiobook to fall asleep and this mask w/ built-in speakers is perfect. I hear perfectly without needing the volume up high so I do not bother my husband. I also like that it allows my phone to be on the nightstand charging and not in bed with me. The fabric is comfortable and when I fall asleep I am never woken up by the mask being on." —Helen M Ostendorf

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in two colors).

    12. A starter witch kit so your partner can get started on their new journey of being the witchiest witch of all the land.

    The witch kit
    Luni Lumi / Etsy

    Luni Lumi is a Black-owned Etsy shop established in 2020 that specializes in witch kits, candles, spell bottles, and apparel.

    Promising review: "AMAZING!!! I am making my first altar and I can’t believe how beautiful everything else and how much stuff I got for the price. I ordered everything in little glass jars so they look nice and are reusable. I can’t express how happy I am!!"—Kara

    Get it from Luna Lumi on Etsy for $55.25.

    13. A tea drop sample for the person who just hates dealing with tea bags and infusers all the time but still really enjoys tea. These bad boys will dissolve right into the hot water!

    The tea drop sampler
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "You just drop the compressed tea into a steaming hot cup or teapot, wait a minute, and stir. It's that easy." —Cynshul

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $34.

    14. A pair of bold earrings that will be the statement of all of their Zoom work meetings.

    The earrings
    Stay and Marie / Etsy

    Stay and Marie is a Black-owned Etsy shop established in 2012 that specializes in eclectic wood earrings and bold polymer clay earrings.

    Promising review: "Wow, these earrings are the statement earrings I've been looking for! They are big and bold and gorgeous! I can't believe how lightweight they are for how big they are!" —Allie

    Get it from Stay and Marie on Etsy for $28.

    15. A mindful breathing necklace so they always have a convenient reminder to practice their breathing and stay present in the moment. Don't we all need this right now?

    Model using the breathing necklace
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I wear this necklace daily. It's a stylish necklace that looks great with every outfit! I get many compliments on it. The best part is that it really helps with my breathing and anxiety. Since I always wear it, anytime I'm feeling anxious I just pick up the breathing piece and focus on my breathing for a few minutes. It helps calm me down instantly." —Adina

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $85+ (available in four styles).

    16. A yoga mat made from cork that is hypo-allergenic, naturally antimicrobial, soft, and lightweight. The mat also has 59 stretches and 60 yoga poses for them to look at while they're in down dog.

    A person sitting on the yoga mat
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "This is a great idea! Comfortable mat and I can do my own poses without having to go to the gym or a class or go along to a video. Let's me do my own thing on my own time and my oldest loves to join me and do it too."—Chris

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $65.

    17. A relaxing and meditative Buddha board so your partner can draw whatever their heart desires and watch it slowly fade away.

    The Buddha board with the words "this too shall pass" drawn on it
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "It is one of the most satisfying purchases I have made in a long while. It is no joke when it comes to learning to let go. Draw whatever you want and while it can be frustrating to watch something you have put so much effort into disappear, the exercise is fantastic." —RDW

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95.

    18. An artificial rose in a glass dome à la Beauty and the Beast that will make them feel like your love for them is endless.

    The artificial rose
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I absolutely loved this; it's perfect. It was a gift to me from my fiancé and I love it. It makes a perfect night-light." —Alexis

    Get it from Amazon for $29.98.

    19. A personalized love letter blanket because nothing says love quite like getting them a cozy throw to chill in after a long day of being amazing.

    The blanket
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "Got this gift for my partner's birthday instead of a regular card. So soft and warm. Looks exactly like the picture. Will definitely buy another one!" —Shay

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $160.

    20. A resin-filled jewelry holder so they can have a unique piece of art to put their earrings, bracelets or even an ~engagement ring~ perhaps?? Hmm.

    The resin hands
    Made By Rheal / Etsy

    Made By Rheal is a Black-owned Etsy shop established in 2014 and based in California that specializes in eclectic jewelry holders, coasters, and blankets.

    Promising review: "This was a gift. It arrived super prompt and my friend called to say it is a beautiful addition to her home." —rdisken1

    Get it from Made By Rheal on Etsy for $40.

    21. A fill-in-the-blank book to express your love when sometimes it feels a little difficult to do so.

    Person is holding journal
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This was so sweet I’m so glad I got it for my husband for valentine’s day! I was nervous knowing I’d have to fill in a lot of “what I love about you” but their instructions were perfect and the prompts are so easy, I just filled in the first thing that came to mind and I had a super thoughtful gift and my husband got to hear some of what I love about him. We had some laughs too, you can make it as silly or romantic or dirty or appreciative as you want with your responses." —McKenzie L Stewart

    Get it from Amazon for $12.60.

    22. A moon lamp for that person who is, like, ~really~ into everything that has to do with our moon. You can also use this as an opportunity to say you would "give them the moon." *swoon*

    The moon lamp
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This light is just gorgeous and looks like a real, miniature moon when it glows. When I sleep I like my room to be completely dark and without any noise besides some white noise. I use the warm light mode because it's pretty and dimmer than the white light mode." —Tabitha

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in two sizes).

    23. A bracelet to keep an intention locked away in the clasp but with them at all times. Like "I intend to leave the toilet seat down when I'm done using it." So sweet.

    The bracelet
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I love not only the beauty of this gift but the thought behind it. I even registered my wish and receive daily emails that are so inspirational and beautiful. It makes me very happy! My friend also LOVES her bracelet the community we are now a part of." —Beth

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $48 (available in five styles).

    24. A soy candle that will cleanse all bad vibes they may have near them. Nothing shows you care quite like sage-ing your partner's life.

    the candle
    Ignite Your Peace / Etsy

    Ignite Your Peace is a Black-owned Etsy shop established in 2017 and based in New Jersey that specializes in unique handmade soy candles.

    Promising review: "I love this candle so much. I’m using it to de-stress and get all that bad juju out of my apartment. I was so impressed with the speed of shipping and the packaging that I immediately ordered the Breathe Queen Breathe Candle. I can’t wait to use it during my daily meditation. Buy with confidence. Support small Black and woman-owned business!" —Melissa

    Get it from Ignite Your Peace on Etsy for $24.79

    25. A greeting card because sometimes simplest is better and these cards are still so unique.

    The greeting card
    Nicole Marie Paperie / Etsy

    Nicole Marie Paperie is a black-owned Etsy shop established in 2013 based in New York that specializes in unique greeting cards and paper goods.

    Promising review: "Awesome card! Made of quality card stock and print ink! Very reasonable total price. Especially compared to big-name cardmakers, who don't offer a range of LGBTQ+ cards to choose from." —Knotetsy11690

    Get it from Nicole Marie Paperie on Etsy for $6 (available in two colors).

    26. A wall-mounted chess board so you two can constantly play throughout the day while also having a cute wall decor. This looks like something Beth Harmon from The Queen's Gambit would have in her home.

    Person is moving a chess piece on a wall-mounted chess board
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful chess set. I saw it on the site numerous times and it grabbed my attention because it's so unique. I finally decided to purchase the smaller one and I'm so glad I did. Highly recommend this wall chess piece of art." —Mimi

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $95+ (available in two sizes).

    27. A personalized art print of you and your partner (and even your doggo!) on a super cute tandem bike. I've never been on one, but after seeing this print...I kind of wish I had.

    An art print of two people and a dog on a tandem bike
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I bought this for my brother and his wife as a Christmas gift. The final product was lovely and they both seemed very pleased. I especially liked that I could choose different skin tones." —Sarah

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $125.

    28. A container of capsule messages filled with cute little notes for your partner to open at random moments of their lives for a little pick-me-up. Alexa, play "Message in a Bottle."

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Bought this to give to my boyfriend on Valentine’s Day. He is struggling through depression, and I think it will be a nice way to lift his spirits on days when he is not feeling well. He doesn’t really like receiving compliments - it makes him feel embarrassed for some reason, so I think this is also a perfect way to give him some compliments in private at the time of his choosing!"—Lis

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two sizes and five colors).

    29. A fill in the blank book to fill with all of the things about them that are dear to you. This is a perfect gift for when you struggle to express how you feel but you have so much love for this person.

    The book
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Gave it to my wife for her birthday. Great way to say I love you because....nobody will be expecting this gift! You are the author with prompts provided in the book. It’s your story and memories, qualities you love about someone near and dear to you. A cherished piece of personal history and your loving feelings. Not corny, but sincerity. Well made! Its impact is priceless." —Gary Silverman

    Get it from Amazon for $10.66

    30. A wood box that'll ~light up~ their life (and heart) with whatever etched design you want.

    The etched box with the words I love your Kari projected onto a wall
    Magic WoOod / Etsy

    Magic WoOod is an Etsy shop established in 2015 based in Bulgaria that specializes in personalized wooden boxes.

    Promising review: "We will cherish this unique and personal gift for many years! Beautifully made and arrived quickly!"—Kate Daly

    Get it from Magic WoOod on Etsy for $39.99.

    31. A box of shortbread cookies with a darling message for your partner. Sweets for your sweetie!

    Shortbread cookies with i heart you written on them
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I bought these cookies as a present for my boyfriend and probably ended up eating most of them myself! They taste amazing! Not too sweet, not too crunchy, just right." —Anna

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $36+ (available in two styles).

    32. A travel stub diary to preserve all of those tickets you've been keeping in a random storage box under the bed. This would even be a cute place to store old movie tickets!

    The diary
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "Great for displaying travel souvenirs like train tickets, concert tickets, etc." —Holz

    Get it from Amazon for $13.46 and Uncommon Goods for $14.95.

    33. A hydroponic glass planter so they can always have a little spot on their desk for some greenery. Plus, it's just a wicked cool piece.

    The light bulb planter
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Just created an office in our house and was looking for a way to add some unique decor and incorporate nature. Well, this is PERFECT! It's absolutely beautiful, unique, functional, and sturdy. The glass seems extremely delicate so I was really nervous about screwing the bulb into the stand, but it went surprisingly smooth and has held up perfectly!" —LBrandst129

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    34. A butterfly jar you can customize with some sweet words to make the ~ultimate~ personal and romantic gift for any butterfly lover.

    A jar upside down with two butterflies inside
    Stacy Originals / Etsy

    Stacy Original is an Etsy shop established in 2015 based in Washington that specializes in quality, handcrafted and personalized treasures such as ornaments, butterfly jars, and journals.

    Promising review: "Great experience, fast shipping. Was a present for my mother's birthday - she loved it." —Simon Chudnow

    Get it from Stacy Originals on Etsy for $30.40+ (available in two styles and a variety of colors).

    35. A long-distance lamp set that emits an ambient glow when you touch it while simultaneously emitting the same light to your partner's lamp. Quarantine ain't got nothing in your relationship.

    The light glowing red
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "It feels so magical. When I think of her, I activate mine by tapping it and hers lights up even though she lives five hours away! As I go about my day, I'll notice my light has been lit by her! If we're both near our lights when one has activated it, we'll send light shows to each other with a barrage of the multicolored lights with multiple toppings by each of us! Such magical fun!"—Patti

    Get a pair from Uncommon Goods for $170.

    36. A wood map of the city where you both met to always have that beautiful memory laser cut into a unique piece of art.

    The wood map of a city
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "So unique and personal especially for a couple who love their hometown. The craftsmanship was excellent and so detailed!" —Peg

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $175.

    37. A pair of crew socks that honestly just speak to me (and probably your introvert S.O.) on a physical, mental, and emotional level.

    Reviewer photo of their mom wearing the socks which say, "Shhh!" and "I'm reading"
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love to wear them as they are comfortable and allow me to read in silence. When my husband tries to interrupt my reading, I hold up my 'shhh' foot and he knows to leave me be. Love them! LOL." —Dee Smith

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99.

    38. A long-distance touch bracelet so it always feels like they're near you, even if you're thousands of miles apart. When one bracelet gets touched, the other one will light up and vibrate.

    Two models holding hands and wearing the bracelets
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I purchased these for me and my wife. I am not always away from my wife but it's nice to be able to just tap and send a touch without having to bust out my phone. Makes us feel connected even without opening up my phone. We love them. Battery life is amazing for what they are." —wiseguy

    Get a pair from Amazon for $98.

    39. A lovebox that allows you to send sweet messages to your partner through their app. When the message is sent, the heart will spin and when they open it, tada! There's the message!

    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "It's easy to set up and use. Fun way to keep connected with the one you love!" —JRG

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $100+ (available in two styles).

    40. A deep kneading neck massager because your partner deserves a little bit of TLC after a long day of dealing with you (just kidding, I'm sure you're great!).

    The massager
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "An absolutely must-have!!!! I have tried a number of these kinds of items to no avail. However, this unit is so versatile and easy to maneuver on all parts of your body, even your feet! For the money, you can't beat it. I love it!"—S. Brent

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99

    41. A scrapbook perfect for anyone who is a fan of the movie Up. I still cry thinking about the opening scene. This could be you two. *sobs*

    The book
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "It's perfect! Not leather. Has plenty of pages. Comes with a few postcards and stickers. Along with pop up Russell and Carl character."—Alex

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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