Finding a unique Valentine’s Day gift in a sea of pink, heart-shaped plastic can be daunting. Not that there’s anything wrong with hearts or the color pink themselves (you’ll find some hearts and a lot of pink in this list) but we prefer Valentine’s Day gifts that are both romantic and useful, interesting, or fun. The decor and home goods picks below deliver on both fronts. Plus, when you’re shopping for someone you live with, gifts for the home are gifts that you get to enjoy, too.
Without further ado, here are 15 of our favorite home gifts that are romantic enough for Valentine’s Day, but won’t end up in the garbage by February 16.
Updated: With Valentine’s Day less than a week away, this is your last call to pick up something cool for your favorite person. It’s a great time for Amazon Prime members to take advantage of that free two-day shipping. All of the Amazon items in the list below are Prime eligible, and you can also take a look at Amazon’s Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for more last minute gift ideas.
A brass bar tool
This vintage-inspired 4-in-one tool acts as a jigger, bottle opener, corkscrew and ice hammer. It’s a perfect addition to your bar cart, assuming you’re the type of household with a bar cart.
Buy it here: Izola ($36)
A big cozy blanket
Snuggle up for the night and get those hygge vibes going in a patterned faux-fur throw that looks great draped over a couch. Normally $79.99, it’s on sale just in time for V-Day.
Buy it here: H&M ($34.99)
A potpourri pillow
This pillow smells as cool and rustic as it looks: It’s filled with Balsam fir needles that give off a crisp, woodsy scent.
Buy it here: Izola ($36)
Rose gold slate coasters
These hand-painted slate coasters from Amazon’s Handmade marketplace are a sweet addition to your coffee table. Pick up a matching serving tray if you’re planning on breaking out a romantic wine-and-cheese spread.
Buy them here: Amazon ($32)
A pink salt lamp
A pink salt lamp is both on-theme for Valentine’s Day and very trendy right now. Whether or not you’re in it for the alleged health benefits, it a cool accent piece either way.
Buy it here: Amazon ($21.99)
Pink salt tequila glasses
If you prefer your salt with tequila, these FDA-approved shot glasses essentially come pre-salted — because they’re made of pink salt. The four glasses come with the serving board pictured (tequila sold separately.)
Buy them here: Amazon ($35)
A frame for your Instagrams
Online custom framing company Framebridge lets you upload a digital file that they’ll then print and mount for you. The “Heartstagram” frame is on sale for Valentine’s Day —it’s normally $39 each, but you can get four for $100 with code HEARTYOU.
Buy it here: Framebridge ($39 or $100 for 4)
A heart-shaped mirror
Further proof that heart-shaped decor doesn’t have to be tacky, this mirror from Urban Outfitters hits just the right level of cute. And if it reminds you to practice self-love every day—all the better.
Buy it here: Urban Outfitters ($49)
An adorable paperweight
The irony of using a giant match to keep track of paper only adds to the whimsical charm of this clever paperweight.
Buy it here: Uncommon Goods ($32)
A fondue pot for two
Who doesn’t love dipping bread in melted cheese? This cute little personal fondue pot uses a tea light to keep your chocolate or cheese warm.
Buy it here: Amazon ($29.99)
A cool wall clock
A wall clock might not seem like a super romantic gift, but if this modernist black and gold one from Target’s Project 62 matches your partner’s design style, you’ll get major points for finding a perfect piece to tie the room together.
Buy it here: Target ($18.99)
An elevated planter
Another pretty design from Project 62, this metallic planter is the perfect addition to your entryway or living room. You can never go wrong with gold on Valentine’s Day.
Buy it here: Target ($29.99)
A constellation print
Etsy has a ton of cool personalized gifts, but this print depicting what was happening in the stars on a meaningful date in your relationship is definitely the most romantic.
Buy it here: Etsy ($29.99+)
A ceramic candle
Candles and flowers are classic Valentine’s gifts. Make it interesting this year by combining the two with a ceramic flower candle from Anthropologie. Choose from gardenia, thai lily, and coconut milk mango scents.
Buy it here: Anthropologie ($26)
Flowers from The Bouqs
Obviously we had to put some flowers in here. A V-day classic, The Bouqs flowers are all sustainably sourced and their arrangements are unique. Most bouquets start at $40 or $50, and you can add a vase for $12.
Buy the Valentine’s Day arrangement here: The Bouqs ($55-$85)