Boneca Linda camera strap, $35
Perfect for the shutterbug in your life, customize your Canon with a cool camera strap.
Hammer on Steel bottle openers, from $29
Forged by a blacksmith in Easthampton, what could be cooler than popping open that brew with these customizable bottle openers?
Adam Cohn love postcards, from $10
If you're amorous with a minimalist, typography lover a straightforward expression of love might do the trick.
Wovenn Dopp Kit, $65
Handmade from waxed canvas, keep your beau's morning routine contained in style.
Fifi Du Vie totes, prints, and cards, from $4.50
Grab your darling and be adventurers or outlaws with Fifi Du Vie's charming line of totes and notes.
Lu's Treats chocolate pretzel beer marshmallows, $12
For a sweetie with a sweet tooth, grab a batch of sugary-salty-boozy deliciousness. Lu's marshmallows come in a variety of flavors, including Creamsicle, Bailey's, and more.
Bark Decor apparel and accessories, from $12
We couldn't pick just one item from Bark Decor's artsy-outdoorsy line, and we're betting you won't be able to, either.
Killorglin Creations engraved leather flasks, from $21
From traditional Celtic initials to geek chic pi, you can get practically anything engraved on these stainless and leather flasks.
Sheila's Art vases, bowls, and jewelry holders, from $18
Whether she needs something to hold her bling or a bouquet, this handmade in Andover pottery will do the job beautifully.
Carland Cartography neighborhood maps, $40
Map lovers unite — grab a graphic print of your neighborhood and show your city pride.
Walking Dog Studio coasters, $18
For an au naturale gift, check out these birch coasters, which you can carve some hearts into, if you're feeling crafty.
Earmark love pencils, $8.50
Great for kids, friends, and stationery fans, grab a pack of these pencils for love notes.
The Landlocked Dog custom guitar picks, $17
Give your musician another reason to make sweet music with these custom guitar picks.
Beehive Kitchenwares heart-shaped coffee scoop, $25
Hand cast in pewter, this cute coffee spoon shows your love for your caffeine-addled other half.
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