The holidays are one of the most romantic times of the year and a great time to show your other half how much you appreciate them. Whether you have been in a relationship for 3 months or 3 years, you want to get them something that is meaningful and fun. We’ve rounded up our favorite 2021 gift ideas for your partner including finds for the spa lover to the coffee connoisseur.
Whiskey Making Kit + Old Fashioned Socks
For the lover of all things whiskey, this whiskey-making set is the perfect gift. Not only is it a fun DIY project, but it’s also educational and something you can do together! It comes with botanicals to infuse into the liquor like coffee beans and chili peppers, flavored wood chips, glass bottles, and everything else you need to learn how to infuse your own whiskey. Toss in these fun Old Fashioned Whiskey socks as a stocking stuffer to round out the theme!
Jump Start Wedding Planning
Recently engaged? Jumpstart wedding planning with tickets to a wedding show! Here you’ll meet the best wedding services in the Twin Cities, discover the latest in bridal fashion, and find endless inspiration for your wedding design. Buy tickets for the two of you or gift it as a day out with the wedding party!
Always a classic in gift ideas for your partner, bringing the spa to your home is something anyone can appreciate. They will love these holiday-themed bath bombs by Musee, a tranquil aromatherapy set, or handmade soaps with all-natural ingredients and essential oils. In addition, these soaps from Key Lime Pie Milkshake work as a great favor for your wedding!
These Soft Sherpa Throws from Patina are about as homey as you can get! They come in four color options and have soft flannel on the front face with a Sherpa pile backing for maximum coziness.
For the Traveler
For the one that’s always on the go, this convertible tote and backpack is a great gift. Made of organic cotton and vegan leather, it’s eco-friendly and super functional for any occasion. Bring the flavors of coffee from around the world into your own cup! This sampler pack includes three single-origin beans from Africa, Central America, and South America each with its own unique flavor profile.
Unique Gifts for the Musician
If your S.O. is into all things music, we love the idea of this tempered-glass vinyl record prep board! They can use it as an actual cutting board or a unique way to display an appetizer. Plus, you can customize the center label with the band and album name of your choice. Make them feel like a rockstar with a Smart Ukelele that includes Bluetooth connectivity and an app where they can learn their favorite songs.
If you and your boyfriend or girlfriend live together, there are some great gift ideas for your partner that you can both benefit from! Level up your hosting game with this wooden cheese board that has a hidden compartment for knives. These botanical dried flower candles are as wonderfully scented as they are pretty and have a 120 hour burn time! If you and your S.O. fight over the blankets all night, this split blanket and sheet set is a great at-home upgrade.
The Wild Creations book by Hilton Carter is the perfect gift if there is a plant-lover in your home. This read will teach them how to care for and style their plants creatively.
A Foodie’s Dream
Nothing says you love someone quite like the gift of food. The 2021-2022 Twin Cities Restaurant Tin features coasters from 20+ of the area’s best restaurants and is worth $10 off your dine-in bill or $5 off a takeout tab of $25 or more. The entire tin is just $25 and is a great idea for date nights when you just can’t decide where to go. If you love to cook, we love this Couple’s Cookbook filled with modern recipes for every meal.
Puzzle Book with a Twist
A great option if your other half loves a puzzle, this murder mystery puzzle book entices the mind with 20 different cases to explore. Let them crack the case on their own or incorporate it into a date night.
Looking for even more gift ideas? Check out our Best Holiday Gifts for Everyone on Your List.