Gift Guides

Our Favorite New Gifts for Your Valentine

January 19, 2018

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. You know what they say: “Love is in the air,” and here at UncommonGoods, we’re sure feeling it. When it comes to gifts, last-minute roses and drugstore chocolates are OK fallbacks, but if you’re already browsing our blog, chances are you’re looking for something a little more… special. Lucky for you, we’ve hand-picked a selection of 19 gifts you couldn’t get from us this time last year, from spankin’ new suites of cocktail syrups to sweet, subtle necklaces sure to please. Read on for more on our favorite new Valentine’s Day gifts and you’ll find just the thing to celebrate L-O-V-E. (Cross our hearts.)

Pretty and poetic, this e.e. cummings-inspired square scarf is a wearable reminder of the strength of your love.

I Carry Your Heart Lightweight Scarf – $48 Buy Now »

 

 

If you’re anything like us, you’ve already got champagne on deck for the big night. Make your bubbly a bit more interesting with the addition of a light, floral syrup, like rose or hibiscus.

Floral Elixir Syrups – $29 Buy Now »

 

 

Celebrate your bond with this subtle, yet striking choker cast from a real length of rope.

Love Knot Promise Necklace – $158 Buy Now »

 

Sculpted from walnut and ash woods local to the artist’s home in Bagley, Minnesota, this carefully crafted bouquet won’t wilt… just like your love.

Symbol of Love Heart Vase – $84 Buy Now »

 

 

Send sweet messages from far away with the aid of the Lovebox Spinning Heart Messenger, because a twirling symbol of love is much cuter than a text tone.

Lovebox Spinning Heart Messenger – $99 Buy Now »

 

Handmade in Tunisia, these olive wood coasters are a perfect gift for anyone who happens to be both sentimental and protective of their prized coffee table.

Olive Wood Heart Coaster Set – $24 Buy Now »

 

 

Michael Kalish’s sculptural poplar wood vase toasts the abstract nature of love. Its twists and turns are merely Tetris-like shapes until you look at it from juuuust the right spot.

The Art of Finding Love Vase – $400 Buy Now »

 

 

Ever wondered what the moon looked like when the two of you had your first date? You’re in luck: Amy Everson’s artful prints transform special dates into personal portraits of la lune.

Personalized Lunar Phase of Love – $125-195 Buy Now »

 

 

Top the best stuff in your wine rack with this touching photo frame for a truly special Valentine’s dinner.

You & Me Photo Frame Wine Topper – $14 Buy Now »

 

Real flowers a little too ephemeral? Catherine Murphy’s copper paramour, perfect for hanging up outdoors or in, offers blooms to last a lifetime.

The Romantic Hanging Sculpture – $58 Buy Now »

 

 

With one sparkling heart hidden at the nape of the neck and the other on view at one’s throat, this delicate statement necklace screams “love” twice over.

Double Heart Diamond Necklace – $560 Buy Now »

 

 

If you’re shopping for an other half you’ve already snagged, you may think a love potion’s off your list—but this indulgent scented soy wax candle will make you think twice.

Love Potion Candle – $35 Buy Now »

 

 

Tired of saying “I love you” the same old way? Let this embroidered trio spice things up.

I Love You Embroidery Wall Art – $50 Buy Now »

 

 

Shine a little light on the depths of your love with this charming glass window ornament.

Glass Heart Window Charm – $24 Buy Now »

 

 

Avoid a sickly sweet Valentine’s Day with this balanced chocolate box featuring salty treats like edamame and wasabi peas alongside a variety of dried fruits.

Sweet & Savory Chocolate Gift Box – $40 Buy Now »

 

 

Declaring your love is a pretty big step. Up the romance even more with a necklace that says “I love you” in one of six exotic tongues—or English, if you’re feeling more direct.

Language of Love Necklaces – $62 Buy Now »

 

 

Give a gift you can both enjoy: a relaxing pot of tea, split between two matching cups, with floral candies to finish.

Tea for Two Gift Box – $98 Buy Now »

 

 

Despite tasting a little… well, chalky, conversation hearts are a beloved Valentine’s Day tradition. Immortalize an “XOXO” or “Be Mine” with this sweet, understated necklace, since you’re now an adult. (Sorry, no “LOL” or “Hug Me” just yet.)

Sterling Silver Conversation Heart Necklace – $75 Buy Now »

 

Fact: You become way more lucky (like, four-leaf-clover lucky) when you join forces with your better half. Show them so with this hand-signed transfer print.

Luckier With You Transfer Print – $50 Buy Now »

 

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3 Comments

  • Reply Douglas Robertson January 24, 2018 at 5:51 am

    Thanks for sharing this blog. I really like the scarf and I have ordered it already. I want to add a little twist to my gift this year as I am far away from my love I want to express my feelings to her with notes filled in a beautiful jar. I saw this concept here (https://www.kindnotes.com/collections/valentine-s-day-gift) and find it quite unique and best for conveying messages. Thank you!

  • Reply giftitideas.com January 27, 2018 at 8:10 am

    Awesome selection of gift ideas here. Guys, do not underestimate the power of getting your gal a necklace for Valentine’s Day!

  • Reply bitcohen February 9, 2018 at 9:28 am

    Pretty gift guide, so many fun things to choose from!!
    I was hoping to send my husband a little hint for V-day, and really want those little necklace. But I am really sensitive to necklace so need a good quality pair.
    Your blog is one of the best. I am a follower and admirer. Thank you.

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