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

food52 ceramic vessels
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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, 15 Valentine's Day gifts your sweetheart will love.

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

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

Reserve home moroccan pouf
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A pop of color their family room needs.

Perfect for jewelry, candy, or knick-knacks.

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

June black serving board
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Just what the charcuterie doctor ordered.

Diptyque rose candle
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A candle that smells as good as it looks.

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

Tenfold New York Brass Tabletop Mirror
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Don't let your S.O. skimp on their vanity. A sleek and pivoting tabletop mirror will instantly enhance their space. (Plus, it's on sale.)

Danish Modernist Vessels
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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.

tocharge portable battery
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Why charge plainly when you can charge stylishly?

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

Stone Diffuser
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A limited-edition color, this essential oil diffuser is inspired by the Tuscan countryside. (Swoon.) Add a few scented drops and transport to Italy, instantly.

We predicted that head vases would be a major trend for 2019, so give the look a bit of a cheeky twist for Valentine's Day.

Hourglass with pink sand
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Here's to old-school productivity in the new year. The rose-hued sand will dress up a desk space nicely.

Weighted Blanket card
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Of course, when in doubt, put it in writing. (And, for a limited time, order three for the price of one.)


Katie Maguire

Katie Maguire

Katie is the Commerce Editor at Hunker. She has previously been on staff at Shape Magazine, Well+Good, and PureWow, and has spent her life perfecting the art of online shopping.