Just ahead of Valentine’s Day, Etsy‘s resident trend expert Dayna Isom Johnson has rounded up this year’s top gifting trends, which include everything from luxurious loungewear and lingerie, DIY date night cocktail and culinary kits, personalized jewelry and, of course, self-care and wellness gifts. Below our top picks for handmade Canadian gifts from Etsy. —Vita Daily
handmade greeting cards and cheeky gifts. There’s no denying that the past year tested us (and our relationships), and we’re seeing a surge in cheeky gifts and greeting cards that reflect the unprecedented times we’re living in. From sweet and sentimental to laugh-out-loud funny, you’re sure to find the perfect Valentine for your Valentine.
diy date night. While dining out may not be an option this year, date night is not canceled: shoppers are getting creative in their kitchens, opting for culinary DIY kits that make for a memorable night in. We’ve also seen a huge increase in searches on Etsy for Valentine’s Day decor, with popular options including garlands, banners and floral wreaths.
personalized gifts + gifts of self-care. Valentine’s Day has become an excuse to show our appreciation for all of the people who bring comfort into our lives, which feels especially important right now. Shoppers are seeking out meaningful gifts that reflect their unique relationships—be that a partner of BFF.
luxurious loungewear + lingerie. For those looking to take a night off from their regular sweatsuit rotation and slip into something a little more special, Etsy sellers have got you covered. From delicate lingerie in cotton and lace to cozy sleepwear and soft linen robes, why not treat yourself to an instant mood booster?