16 Valentine's Day Gifts That They'll Actually Want to Use All Year

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Love is in the air. And whether you're in a decades-long relationship or shopping for your BFF, there's something we can all agree on: V-day presents are ​tough.​ Sure, a heart-shaped plate or box of chocolates is wonderful, but — at the end of the day — all we want is a gift that can live in our home all year round. After all, nothing says "I love you" quite like a handmade Moroccan pouf, right? Here, 16 Valentine's Day gifts your sweetheart will love.

1. Duralex Picardie Tumblers (set of 6), $37

The perfect set to give clear glass water cups a well-deserved break.


2. L'Objet Oh Mon Dieu! Incense Holder, $95

For the chicest way to finally cross "Be more Zen" off the New Year's resolution list.

3. Arhaus Henty Pouf, $99

A pop of color the family room needs.

4. West Elm Color Pop Trays, $14.99

Perfect for jewelry, keys, or knick-knacks.

5. Areaware Stacking Planter, $97

Pro tip: Include your favorite greenery already planted. (You'll be an instant hero.)

6. Brooklyn Slate Round Cheese Board, $48

Just what the charcuterie doctor ordered.


7. Diptyque Limited Edition Berries Candle, $74

A candle that smells as good as it looks.

8. Hay Glass Mug, $25

Unquestionably modern and cool, this borosilicate mug is begging to be the morning's first choice.

9. SimpleHuman Sensor Mirror Trio Max, $350

Don't let your S.O. skimp on their vanity. A sleek tabletop mirror will instantly enhance their space.

10. Food52 Danish Modernist Vessels, $60

Made in Portugal, these vessels are meant to be a combo of modern art and ceramics. The result is a range of bowls, vases, and pitchers that add a dash of spunk to any room.


11. Transparent Sound Small Speaker, $550

Why listen to music on any old speaker when you can have a glowing speaker?

12. Molly Baz Amethyst Apron, $95

Inspired by our new VP Kamala Harris' purple ensemble at the inauguration, this amethyst cross-back apron will inspire your favorite chef to stay fearless in the kitchen. Plus, $5 from each apron sold will be donated to She Should Run, a non profit organization working to increase the number of women who run for public office.

13. vitruvi Stone Diffuser, $119

Featuring a pop of sunny color that will trigger a smile every time your recipient sees it.

14. Jonathan Adler Muse Bowl, $98



15. HAY Time Hourglass, from $15

Here's to old-school productivity in the new year. Despite the name, this hourglass comes in increments of three minutes, 30 minutes, 90 minutes, and 120 minutes.

16. Estelle Colored Glass, $175

Nothing screams love like red wine glasses (and red wine, of course).


Katie is a Los Angeles-based writer who covers shopping trends, deals, and product reviews for Hunker. She's written for PureWow, Food Network, and Well+Good. When not online shopping, you can find her collecting vintage glassware or rewatching Nancy Meyers' movies for design inspo.

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