2021 couldn't be a better year to give a Valentine's Day or Galantine's Gift for the home. After all, most of us are still spending far more time at home these days than we did this time last year. It's very likely our living spaces need a refresh.
From new spins on Valentine's Day favorites and re-imagined traditions, here are the best gifts to consider. All of these items were thoughtfully curated not only for the sake of aesthetics but truly to elevate the experiences of cooking, eating and drinking, home date nights, and even seemingly mundane tasks like cleaning.
Rifle Paper Company Desk Accessories
Need the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for someone working from home? Look no further than Rifle Paper Company’s Office Accessories. Available in the brand’s signature prints, Garden Party and Strawberry Fields, these letter trays, desk organizers, pencil cups, and magazine holders instantly elevate any home office.
Make this gift even more special by adding one of the brand’s newly launched Porcelain Mugs.
LesRuches L’Amour Gift Set
In terms of design, LesRuches has taken candles to an entirely new level with their marble vessels. The L’Amour Gift Set features two candles in White Onyx and Black Mable with a choice to mix and match the brand’s signature scents.
Made with USDA certified organic beeswax, organic coconut oil, and exotic essential oils, not only do these candles look sophisticated, but they smell just as fabulous.
Venus Et Fleur Small Heart Box
Give a classic symbol of love with the Small Heart Box from Venus Et Fleur. A contemporary version of a classic bouquet, choose from 24 different types of roses in a range of colors from reds, to pinks, and white. There are even shades of blue, metallics and a multi-colored rose. Then package it in either a black or white heart-shaped box. These are real roses and should last for one year.
Our Place Always Pan
The Our Place Always Pan is designed to replace your frying pan, saute pan, steamer, skillet, saucier, saucepan, non-stick pan, spatula, and spoon rest. Perfect for the stylish chef, it is available in a variety of colors including Spice, which is a shade of pink, Char, and Sage. There’s even a Red Hot limited edition Valentine’s Day Bundle.
This pan lives up to every word of the hype and is just as efficient as it is design-forward. Made with non-toxic, nonstick ceramic coating, it’s incredibly easy to cook with and even easier to clean. The Always Pan makes a wonderful gift for someone who doesn’t have a lot of kitchen storage because it looks great simply left out on the stove.
Perigold Julia Knight Inc Heart Pasta Bowl
If you’re staying home and saying it with carbs this Valentine’s Day, why not do it in style with this Julia Knight Inc pasta bowl? Trying to stay healthy? Don’t worry, these bowls are perfect for serving fruit as well.
Handmade, each piece is sand-cast in high-grade, food-safe aluminum. The color comes from a mix of special enamel and mother of pearl, making every piece as unique as it is beautiful.
FinaMil Spice Grinder Gift Pack
Home chefs who seemingly have it all will truly appreciate this spice grinder from Finamil. Available in Cherry Red, Grey, and White, it accessorizes your table and gives every meal a professional edge.
Sleek, modern, and space-saving, this handy gadget comes with swappable spice pods. This prevents the cross-contamination of flavors. It’s also battery-operated, so there’s no need to worry about keeping it charged.
ArtSugar Brie Mine Cutting Board
The Brie Mine Cutting Board by ArtSugar makes an ideal gift for anyone who holds fine cheese and puns in equal regard. Made of glass, the eight by eleven cutting board features rubber feet, assuring it stays in place while you cut. It can also be used to serve cheese and charcuterie or leave it out as a fun accent in the kitchen.
L’Avant Collective Modern Essentials Bundle
If you’re going to cook, you’re going to need to clean up, so why not do it with plant-based luxury cleaning products from L’Avant Collective? This brand is revolutionizing the experience of cleaning.
The Modern Essentials Bundle has everything to keep the kitchen sparkling clean including refillable glass bottles of dish soap and hand soap. The beautifully designed bottles elevate your kitchen and bathroom sinks like no other with a scent that's reminiscent of a five-star hotel.
In addition to the soaps, the set includes a bottle of Natural Multipurpose Cleaning Spray, and a 30 pack of Biodegradable Multipurpose Cleaning Wipes. This makes a great gift for someone who enjoys keeping a clean and tidy home.
Dorai Sink Caddy
Most cleaning-enthusiasts will agree that nothing that looks worse and feels dirtier than that little puddle of water that collects around soap bottles at the sink. Luckily, Dorai has come up with a smart and stylish solution for this problem. The Sink Caddy is a raised platform that dries instantly preventing soap scum and other types of dirty films from forming. With feet made of stainless steel and a rubber bottom, it stays put while you pump and even compliments the finishes in your kitchen.
AnnSandra Baccarat Clear Be@rbrick Bear
Can you bear how cute this charming Baccarat Bear is? Made of crystal, it might not be as cuddly as a typical teddy, but it’s far chicer. An ideal bookshelf or nightstand accessory, it certainly takes a classic Valentine’s Day sentiment to a new level.
Elizabeth Sutton Collection Destined For Greatness Art Print
Letting someone know you believe in them is the ultimate act of love. So allow them to be reminded of this every day with the Destined For Greatness Art Print by Elizabeth Sutton. Available in three sizes, it can be framed in black, white, or silver. This equally fun and high quality print is a great way not only to show your affection, but also to add a happy dose of vibrant color to any room.
ABC Carpet & Home Mohair Hot Pink Throw
The Mohair Hot Pink Throw blanket from ABC Carpet and Home is a bold statement piece that instantly makes any sofa, armchair or bed feel entirely ready for Valentine's Day. Made in Spain, it has a thick, but incredibly soft knit that measures a generous 79 by 51 inches. Take cuddling and movie nights on the couch to a stylish new heights.
Chappywrap All My Heart Mini Blanket
The Chappywrap All My Heart Mini Blanket is a lovely gift for your favorite little one. Made of a cotton blend, it’s machine washable, so there is no need to worry if they get a little bit of Valentine’s Day chocolate on it. Measuring 30 by 40, it’s sized for kids, but it’s so cute that adults might want to borrow it anyway.
Fancii Vera Best Of The Best Mirror
This mirror from Fancii is a thoughtful gift for a teen or tween, anyone who likes to wear makeup or simply wants to add a sleek modern piece to a vanity. It is even rechargeable, so ugly cords remain invisible. With dimmable LED lights in three temperature settings, a non-slip base, and a 90-degree tilt, it’s just as practical as it is decorative. Choose from classic chrome, contemporary black, or rose gold.
Rose Crosby Silence Glass Tumbler Ruby And Grey
This stunning drinking vessel is handmade in Tomaya, Japan. The opaque finish gives it a truly unique look, making it perfect for serving a cocktail, mocktail, or simply a glass of sparkling water. The Ruby color is appropriate for Valentine’s Day yet not at all stereotypical. It’s more like an object d’art than a drinking glass.
Weezie Coral Hearts Makeup Towel
Weezie makes the fluffiest towels on the market and their makeup remover towels are no exception. These beautiful navy blue washcloths not only remove makeup incredibly well, but also prevent your white towels from getting stained. The coral hearts are a particularly good choice for Valentine’s Day but several other styles including monogramable options are available.
Printfresh Queen Lotus Robe
There’s nothing to make someone feel like the queen of their castle than a fun, fresh robe. That’s why the Queen Lotus Robe from Printfresh makes such a fabulous Valentine’s Day gift. Made from breathable lightweight cotton poplin, hand-printed in by artisans in India, it makes being at home feel far more comfortable and a whole light brighter. Hang it in the bathroom for a bright pop of color.