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Our Favorite New Gifts for Your Valentine

January 18, 2019

Even if you’ve been together for eons, there’s nothing quite like a from-the-heart gift to show your other half how much you care. So forget the grocery store flowers this year. Start here instead: with our list of favorite new Valentine’s Day gifts you’re both sure to love. (That’s right—you couldn’t even get these last year.) Read on for a whole lot of heart-shaped goodness… and other stuff, for you non-mushy types.

1. A heart-shaped pendant that toasts their birth month.

Birthstone Heart Necklaces | UncommonGoods

Your beloved’s birthstone puts the finishing touch on this heart pendant. Handmade in Thailand (and New York), it’s one sparkly way to celebrate your special bond.

Birthstone Heart Necklaces – $68 Buy Now »


2. Their morning coffee, served with love.

Love Gnome Mug | UncommonGoods

They’ve got a secret admirer: a hand-sculpted gnome. Maker JoAnn Stratakos crafts each piece of this mug with love, hence what he’s holding.

Love Gnome Mug – $42 Buy Now »


3. Hours of coziness care of this hot water bottle.

Cozy Heart Hot Water Bottle | UncommonGoods

Can’t always be there to cuddle? Don’t worry. This hot water bottle—wrapped in soft Merino wool—will keep your love cozy even when you’re far away.

Cozy Heart Hot Water Bottle – $48 Buy Now »


4. Romantic wall sconces sculpted by hand.

Heart Sconce Set | UncommonGoods

Crafted from recycled oil drums, these wall sconces are just the right size for tea lights. Pro tip: Use them to set the mood. Wink.

Heart Sconce Set – $34 Buy Now »


5. A cuff inspired by its maker’s love of nature.

Rooted In Love Bracelet | UncommonGoods

Jewelry designer and outdoor enthusiast Nancy Nelson’s nature-inspired cuff is cast from a real twig, then shaped like a heart.

Rooted In Love Bracelet – $98 Buy Now »


6. Sugar cubes that make mimosas in moments.

Minute Mimosa Sugar Cube Trio | UncommonGoods

No mixers? No problem. A romantic boozy brunch is always possible with these sugar cubes. Just muddle them in champagne and enjoy.

Minute Mimosa Sugar Cube Trio – $30 Buy Now »


7. Art celebrating what “home” really means.

Together We Are Home | UncommonGoods

Featuring illustrations hand-painted by artist Rachel Alvarez, this print brings together the stuff they love most: their home state… and you.

Together We Are Home – $80-160 Buy Now »


8. Forever love (in necklace form).

Infinite Connections Necklace | UncommonGoods

Make “together forever” feel really real with two interlocking infinity symbols cast in sterling silver and brass. (Yes, these are cast from real twigs, too.)

Infinite Connections Necklace – $78 Buy Now »


9. A lamp with a special shining accent.

Love Heart Lamp | UncommonGoods

Say it with love… and LEDs. This maple wood lamp sports a heart-shaped filament that fills the room with bright, clear light.

The Love Lamp – $85 Buy Now »


10. A new way to play: by engaging your chakras.

Chakra Couples Game | UncommonGoods

Nothing says “openness” quite like letting your SO in on the state of your chakras. This game does just that—and it helps bring you closer.

Chakra Couples Game – $18 Buy Now »


11. Plantable cards that encourage mindful habits.

Plantable Mindfulness Cards | UncommonGoods

Help stressed-out partners stay down-to-earth with this set of plantable mindfulness cards. There’s space on each piece of seed paper for a special written intention.

Plantable Mindfulness Cards – $20 Buy Now »


12. Cheers! These glasses honor their favorite team.

Baseball Park Map Glasses - Set of 2 | UncommonGoods

Baseball may not scream “romance,” but hey, V-Day doesn’t need to be mushy. This glassware duo toasts their favorite team with a logo and map of the park where they play.

Baseball Park Map Glasses – Set of 2 – $35 Buy Now »


13. A special spot for cherished earrings, bracelets, and more.

Lace Pedestal Jewelry Holder | UncommonGoods

Tracy Shea presses stoneware clay with vintage lace to decorate her jewelry holders. They’re a little like functional, 3-D doilies.

Lace Pedestal Jewelry Holder – $50 Buy Now »


14. Garden decor that spins and delights.

Mandala Wind Spinner | UncommonGoods

They love their garden almost as much as they love you. Add a hypnotic touch to their happy place with a mandala-inspired wind spinner.

Mandala Wind Spinner – $30 Buy Now »


15. Whiskey-scented goods for the true connoisseur.

Whiskey Business Beard Oil and Candle Duo | UncommonGoods

The aroma of whiskey is complex… like them. (They have layers.) This candle-and-beard oil duo harnesses that signature scent in all its spicy-sweet, boozy glory.

Whiskey Business Beard Oil and Candle Duo – $30 Buy Now »


16. A desk calendar for nature lovers.

Gratitude for Nature Calendar | UncommonGoods

Beach, forest, backyard: You love being outside together. This wooden calendar lets your SO select a new way to connect with nature when they change the date.

Gratitude for Nature Calendar – $48 Buy Now »


17. A botanical bag that’s made from tough stuff.

Folk Fable Waxed Canvas Crossbody Bag | UncommonGoods

Coated in a layer of the makers’ custom beeswax blend, this pretty canvas bag is sturdier than it appears. Like your love, it’s made to last.

Folk Fable Waxed Canvas Crossbody Bag – $58 Buy Now »


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