Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. What better way to show your nearest and dearest how much you love them than with a surprise token of your adoration? We’ve got ideas for everyone from BFFs to broken-hearted coworkers—keep reading to see them all.
For Your BFF: Hanging Heart Terrarium
Remind your bestie she’s your number one with this hanging heart terrarium paired with a tiny air plant. It’ll be as much a gift to you as it is to her—you’re always over at her place, anyway.
For Your Significant Other: Valentine’s Day Mugs
To avoid veering into cheesy territory, skip the ubiquitous bouquet of red roses. Instead, opt to give your better half something that’s sweet yet practical. With these heart-studded glazed stoneware mugs, you’ll be top-of-mind with every brewed cup of morning coffee. (Pair them with a set of matching plates if you really want to go over the top.)
For Your Favorite Niece: American Girl Valentine’s Day Apron
Gift your adorable niece (or that daughter of a friend who feels like a niece) American Girl’s vibrantly-colored Valentine’s Day apron.
For Your Aunt, Who’s Like a Second Mother: Emile Henry Ruffled Heart Dish
Emile Henry has been crafting ceramic bakeware since the 1800s, and its signature ruffled pie dish is a favorite among bakers. For that baker in your life—whether it’s a godmother, aunt, family friend, grandmother, or brother—this collectible ruffled heart dish is sure to be well-received.
For Your Actual Mother: Wintertime Anemone Bouquet
Brighten Mom’s day with a simple, elegant arrangement of seasonal anemones and viburnum berries.
For That Pal Who Just Went Through a Breakup: Cinnamon Sugar Valentine Candle
Valentine’s Day is a great time to remember not just your significant others, but also loved ones who could use a little extra TLC. Show that friend of yours who just went through an epic breakup that you’re still thinking of her with our heart-stamped cinnamon sugar candle—a perfect addition to any tabletop (or bathtub ledge!).