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Valentine’s Day is almost here — and while things may look a little different this year, you can still show your loved ones you care about them.
Gifts, cards and video chats can be a great way to show your appreciation, but a unique gift will also show someone you went that extra mile to make the loving holiday more meaningful. If you haven’t started looking for the best gifts to give your significant other (or you know, yourself), there’s still time. Pamper your best friend with a quarantine kit full of bath bombs, socks and body butter or give your boyfriend a personalized wooden cellphone stand.
Whether you’re looking to give someone an at-home spa experience or give them a gift that will last forever like sentimental artwork, we’ve rounded up 13 unique gift ideas from Etsy to help you make your Valentine’s Day celebration extra sweet.
This gold chain initial necklace can be personalized with several font types, chains and lengths. Add any initial to this necklace and gift it to your partner. It’s perfect for layering with other necklaces.
“Great product, great shipping speed, exactly what it looks like, and is precious for anyone or for yourself! Great for layering too,” one Etsy shopper wrote in their review.
SHOP IT: Etsy, $32
This mug will make your boyfriend smile while he’s drinking his morning coffee. The design is on both sides of the mug, and the seller guarantees that it will never fade no matter how many times it is washed. This mug is dishwasher and microwave safe.
“My new favourite coffee mug. It makes me smile. Overall, excellent quality, very well made. Shipping was quicker than expected. Would recommend,” said a customer.
SHOP IT: Etsy, $17
SOOWORKS rose-shaped soap bars are vegan, cruelty-free, free of chemicals, and made with sustainable ingredients. To top it off, they are packaged in recyclable materials. Each set of 12 comes with three lavender soaps, three plain olive/unscented soaps, three pink clay soaps and three activated charcoal soaps.
“This little box smells like heaven and is the most amazing gift!” a happy customer wrote in their five-star review.
SHOP IT: Etsy, $59
Show your pet how much you’re obsessed with them by making them a one of a kind piece of art. All you have to do is send the seller a photo of your pet, and you’ll receive a framed piece of art that you can cherish forever. This would also make the perfect gift for the pet lover in your life.
“I got a customized portrait of my dog for my dad, and it was one of his favourite gifts this past Christmas! I highly recommend getting a customized pet portrait. Mine looks EXACTLY like my dog in real life,” raved a reviewer.
SHOP IT: $38 (originally $47)
This hand stamped vintage spoon by ImpressionsStamped is a cute gift for any cereal lover in your life, plus who doesn’t love a good pun?
“Cerealsly so cute! My BF and I have been eating a lot of cereal while sheltering in place, and I still like him after all this time!” explained an Etsy shopper.
SHOP IT: Etsy, $22
Show your best friend how much you care about her this Valentine’s Day. The Treat Yo Self gift set has everything you need to relax, and everything is handcrafted. The Spa Gift set includes natural handcrafted lavender soap, treat yo self soy wax candle, a lavender bath bomb, flower bath assorted dried flower and a customized card.
“I sent this to a friend for her birthday. She said the birthday cake candle smelled amazing and everything came wrapped really beautifully!” said a reviewer. “I may have to buy some more! Beautiful job.”
SHOP IT: Etsy, $59
These cute sunglasses are made in Canada and come in three different colours.
SHOP IT: Etsy, $13
Surprise your partner with a beautifully drawn illustration of your favourite photo of the two of you. You get your photo printed on wrap canvas with the option to have it framed. You can also purchase the digital file of the illustration. Add a personal message to the photo to mark a special moment in your life.
SHOP IT: Etsy, from $26
This box is designed to help relax during the quarantine. It contains a soy wax candle that comes in various scents, and it’s customized with your own saying. It also includes two bath bombs, one lip balm, one pair of socks, one high-quality mask, body butter and a card.
SHOP IT: Etsy, $59
Give the gift of gratitude this Valentine’s Day with this handmade gratitude kit that includes a gratitude jar, cards and box. The kit includes 180 gratitude cards, and you can jot down thoughts about the things you are thankful or grateful for. Put them in the jar and watch your blessings continue to grow. Help the person you’re gifting this to begin their gratitude cards by writing some things about them that you’re grateful for.
“The seller was extremely nice to deal with, quick to get everything ready and made a beautiful product that I’m extremely happy with. I strongly recommend dealings with this seller, very good work and trust,” an Etsy shopper wrote in their five-star review.
SHOP IT: Etsy, $62
This wooden phone stand is a very unique gift. You can customize the text you would like to have appear in the personalized section of the stand.
“I’m very pleased with the quality of this item and the engraving. It’s perfect! And it got here very quickly. Thank you so much! I can’t wait for my husband to see it,” a shopper raved.
SHOP IT: Etsy, $58
Gift this box to yourself or to someone you love this Valentine’s Day. This box is perfect for anyone who wants to relax, rejuvenate and recharge. Melt your stress and troubles away with the deluxe kit that includes a strawberry lemonade sugar scrub with a spoon, orange citrus bath soak, lavender rose bath salts, hydrating beauty oil and a bar of raw organic goats milk soap.
SHOP IT: Etsy, $41 (originally $82)
Spread the love this Valentine’s Day with a flower healing candle. You can pick from the scents energize, relax, refresh and concentrate.
“Most beautiful candle I've ever received. The flowers are so pretty, and the scent is amazing! So happy with my purchase and will definitely be ordering more in the future!” wrote a customer, who gave the candle a five-star review.
SHOP IT: Etsy, $30