Are you sick of the standard flowers, chocolate, and perfume or cologne and looking for something a bit more thoughtful for Valentine’s Day this year? Check out these unique gift ideas from Uncommon Goods.
For the (wannabe) Green Thumb in your Life
Check out the GrowBottle that allows you to easily grow herbs indoors. Made from re-purposed wine bottles, this kit comes complete with soilless growing mix, wool wick, plant nutrient, cork coaster, and seeds. Select from organic basil, chive, oregano, parsley or heirloom mint – who knows, maybe you’ll even get a few meals out of it! It’s the gift that keeps on giving.
For the Spirits Lover
Consider these soapstone cubes that, when frozen, are perfect for chilling your drink without diluting them. Ideal for its ability to retain temperature, soapstone cubes are great because they won’t scratch your glass or water down your beverage.
For the Foodie or Science Geek
Take a look at this Molecular Gastronomy Kit that makes playing with your food perfectly acceptable. According to the description, “this how-to kit teaches you how to transform liquids, like honey, into jelly-like cubes, gelify chopped produce into flavor-packed beads, or even morph melted chocolate into a delicate powder or spaghetti-like strands.” You might get a meal out of this gift, too – so it’s a win/win!
For the ‘DIYer’ or Spa Lover
Check out this DIY lip balm kit and DIY clay mask that allows them to make their own custom products. The mask kit allows them to make a custom mask based on their own skin profile and the purchase of the lip balm kit helps provide job training to ladies living in transitional housing in the Washington D.C. area.
Price: $40 (lip balm kit) & $20 (clay mask kit)
For the Travel Enthusiast
This Scratch Map is perfect for them to document and show off all of their travels thus far. And who doesn’t love a scratch off? Perfect for someone planning a trip, this Scratch Travel Journal is a great gift to accompany them on their next adventure.
Price: $35.95 (map) & $28.98 (journal)
For the Coffee Aficionado
This Coffee Cold Brew Gift Set might just be the ticket to “best gift ever.” Known for its great flavor, cold brew coffee is gaining in popularity and this kit shows just how easy it is to bring coffee to the next level. Throw in their favorite coffee beans and you’re set! Price: $36
Tell us, which of these gifts would you love to receive? And don’t forget to check out our Pinterest board for more ideas!