Valentine's Day is only a few weeks away! If your list of ideas is full of the same humdrum gifts like last-minute flowers, drugstore cards, and that same heart-shaped chocolate box—we've got a treat for you! Whether you're shopping for a girlfriend or boyfriend, husband or wife, secret crush or bestie, this year, it's time to up the ante on love. We've rounded up a list of unique handmade gifts that'll brighten their day—and their heart!
For some of us, the right Valentine's Day gift is pure instinct. But for the rest of us that need a helping hand, we've jam-packed this list with all kinds of candles, bath and body goodies, and skincare treats that say “I love you!” Dive into this list of 12 maker goods that'll capture the heart of your sweetheart during this season of love.
Fall in Love With These 12 Romantic Valentine's Day Gifts
135 Candle Co. (CA)
Maker: Crystal Bong
Love is officially in the air, and with this candle by 135 Candle Co., you can guarantee it will waft its way into your home. White tea and Yuzu entangle into a sweet and light scent that's not overpowering but will definitely capture the heart of your loved one.
Calm and Scents Candle Co (OH)
Light My Love
Maker: Layla Renner
The light of your life will fall head-over-heels with this bouquet blend of garden favorites like lilac, gardenia, and carnation. Plus, Calm and Scents Candle Co caps off this romantic blend with a sprinkle of flower petals and a shard of Rose Quartz—a stone known to invoke the power of love.
Pretty Conscious (NJ)
Chocolate Body Butter
Maker: Charlene Miranda
Your skin got a whiff of your stash of Valentine's Day sweets—and it wants a taste too! Sweep this rich and whipped chocolate body butter along your skin for a decadent post-bath time treat. Raw cacao butter and hazelnut oil swirl together for a scrumptious spa-like experience.
All About Velour (SC)
Box of Chocolates Bath Soak
Maker: Chelsi Evans
Does your sweetheart need the gift of R+R? Draw up a relaxing bath, and be sure to sprinkle in a handful of this ambrosial bath soak from All About Velour. Its candy-sweet ingredients immerse your loved one in a blissful box of chocolates—a special moment they won't soon forget!
Live in Glow (NY)
Maker: Quay Millz
Cheers to love with this sultry blend of jasmine and rose, spiked with a kiss of sparkly champagne. The romantic, zippy scent won't just get your senses tingling but is sure to spark an amorous vibe that's perfect for a cozy date night at home.
Smells Good Wax Co (TN)
Persephone's Kiss Soy Wax Melts
Maker: Amy Moore
When it's time to set the mood, drop one of these sugar-sweet squares into your wax warmer. The red Sangria and pomegranate bitters will envelop you and your honey in a romantic bubble for two.
CLAY & CLEAR (NJ)
Higher Love Intention Oil
Maker: Cynthia Vasquez
Is physical touch your Love Language? Whether you're looking to romance the object of your affection or find love within, sweep a few drops of this Higher Love Intention Oil along your wrists and behind your ears to attract everything your heart desires.
Rachel Beyer Artist Apothecary (OR)
Glow of Love Aromatherapy Candle
Maker: Rachel Beyer
This enchanting Glow of Love Aromatherapy Candle doesn't only set the mood—it sets intentions as well! Deep florals and spices mingle together to welcome passionate, devotional, and inspirational vibes with each lighting.
Perfectly Natural Soaps (VA)
Sweet Hearts Bar Soap Gift Set
Maker: Shaen Lanigan-Goetsch
Wash worries away to make room for love! This sweet soap set includes four heavenly scents like Lovely Lavender and Obsessed Orange. Perfectly Natural Soaps stamps each with a conversation heart message to double as a love note, too!
Wild Rae (CO)
Rosewater Bath Bomb
Maker: Candice McKenzie
Flickering candlelight, two glasses of wine—what's missing from this picture? A heart-shaped bath bomb from Wild Rae. Drop it into warm water for a burst of fresh florals with a luxe drizzle of cocoa butter. It's the perfect tub treat to dote on your sweetie!
Valentine's Day Massage Oil & Lip Balm Set
Maker: Nabila Brabez
This Love Day set is all about keeping things silky and sweet. The tantalizing twofer comes with a bottle of sensual massage oil and two tubes of pout-softening lip balm in sugar-sweet scents like Salted Caramel and Paradise Kiss.
Colorado Aromatics (CO)
Maker: Cindy Jones
Fans of Colorado Aromatics clamor for their limited-edition seasonal favorites, especially during Valentine's Day! Chocolatey shea butter and ground cherry pits turn your favorite confection into a luxurious bath-time indulgence.
Questions for discussion and sharing
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