Love is in the air! 💖 Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. While we think celebrating your sweetheart should be an everyday thing, February 14th is the date to go all-in on love. This year, ditch the last-minute bouquet and box of convenience-store chocolates. These artisan gifts will really show your honey how much you care!
Whether you’re eyeing a secret crush or laying it on thick for a long-term love, this Valentine’s Day gift guide has just what you need to ignite the romance.
Say ‘I Love You’ With These Handmade Valentine’s Day Gifts
Abboo Candle Co (IN)
Blush XOXO Soy Candle
Maker: Michelle Schreiber
Whether your cutie is across the room or across the country, shower them in hugs and kisses with this XOXO Soy Candle. One match strike fills the room with romance—a soft cashmere embraces warm cedarwood for a scent that’ll smooch and squeeze their senses. Plus, the blush vessel adds an extra touch of sweetness to any space.
Bearded Oregon (OR)
Beard Oil in Portland
Maker: Aaron Naden
Tame your honey’s mane for an up-close-and-personal evening. Massage a few fingerfuls of this luscious blend of almond, avocado, and jojoba, and every beard-owner will be ready for their close-up. There are 14 scents, but we’re crushing on Portland—a romantic soiree of sweet vanilla with a chai zing, peppered in rose petals.
Alegna Soap (NY)
Maker: Angela Carillo
Why gift a bouquet that will wilt away? Send your sweetheart a beautiful arrangement that will last! Each soap-shaped rose is rich with detail, unfurling with intricate petals. Every time they wash their hands, romance will bloom in their hearts!
Sober Soaps (CA)
I Love Sober You Recovery Soap
Maker: Alyson Swihart
Celebrate your sober sweetie’s recovery milestones with this sentimental soap! Not only will they appreciate the package’s sweet tidings, but a secret memo emblazoned on the soap serves as a cheeky reminder to “Stay Clean.”
Mystical Fusions (CT)
Maker: April Harmon
One flick of your lighter and love will officially be in the air! This candle snuggles up to your senses with a dream-like blend of peach and grapefruit. Kissed by a spring breeze of cherry blossom and hydrangea, it’ll capture the heart of your true love.
Spellbound Nails (PA)
Maker: Ashley Plummer
Spice up your date-night nails with the stylings of Aphrodite. The goddess of beauty and love brings her prowess and charm down from the heavens into a baby pink shimmer nail polish bespeckled with red and gold flakes. And when the lights turn down—get ready for the show—the polish glows in the dark.
Magical Girl Soap Co. (NH)
Pixelated Heart Bath Bomb
Maker: Carissa St Clair
Ready to level up your love life? Every gamer will go ga-ga over this color-erupting bath bomb. Drop this giant pixelated heart into the tub to unlock a calming blend of raspberry and vanilla—it’s a game-changer for any relationship!
Bathhouse Soap (AR)
XOXO Body Butter
Maker: Charlene Simon
Bathhouse Soap describes this body butter like “your first kiss, over and over again”! Bring back the butterflies with this velvety-smooth sensory smooch of white violets, lotus, and black lilies. A few sweeps of this cloud-like cream make your skin kissably smooth all evening long.
The Rising Co. (CA)
All of Me + You
Maker: Christine Carpenter
Lure love into your life with this All of Me + You candle. Rose Quartz, the love goddess of crystals, joins a handful of other sentimental shards to manifest your heart’s deepest desires. There are nine scents to shop from—but we’re ogling the starry evening blooms of Moonflower + Musk!
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