Etsy Valentine’s Day Gift Guide | Handmade Goods From Sacramento Area Makers
There is something extremely special about giving your significant other a handmade gift for Valentine’s Day. Whether you made it yourself, or someone else did, there’s an extra ounce of love put into something made by hand. So if you consider yourself a knitting professional or a pottery-making fiend, then have at it!
Otherwise, consult our carefully curated collection of handmade gifts from local makers in the Sacramento area on Etsy. That way, you’ll support local artisans while still enjoying the convenience of online shopping. This is window shopping at its finest!
National Park Poster
Your outdoorsman needs a national park poster for his office or man cave, and he doesn’t even know it! These modern and minimalistic prints are the perfect gift — especially these Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park designs.
Photo courtesy of Mackenzie McKinney Designs
Death Star Concrete Planter
Who says planters are only for women? The Star Wars fanatic in your life would get a kick out of these concrete Death Star planters.
Photo courtesy of Anson Design Co.
State of California Beer Flight
The shape of California is perfect for holding four glasses of beer. Finally, someone capitalized on this with a handcrafted California beer flight!
Photo courtesy of Our Cutting Board
DIY Guitar Kit
This DIY guitar kit is an outstanding gift for a creative guy — or girl! Not only can they assemble their own guitar, but they will be end up with an amazing instrument they can be proud of.
Photo courtesy of Albatross Guitars
Magnetic Wood California Bottle Opener
This magnetic wood California bottle opener is simply amazing. It doesn’t require wall mounting as it has two strong magnets on the back for a fridge or other magnetic surface. The front is also magnetic, so you may attach bottle tops or other magnets to it!
Photo courtesy of The Rugged Heart
Fitbit Leather Band
Turn his Fitbit into a fashionable accessory with these handmade durable leather bands — whether he has the Flex model or a Charge HR.
Photo courtesy of Desantis Leather Connection
Men’s Vintage California Bear T-Shirt
This vintage California bear t-shirt displays state pride in a subtle way. You can even order your significant other’s favorite color by selecting one of many shirt colors and the color of the ink, choosing from white, navy or yellow. If shipping is holding you back, you can get free shipping in Zen Thread’s shop when you enter SACFREESHIP at checkout!
Photo courtesy of Zen Threads
Wooden Beer Caddy
Transport your craft beer assortment in style with this wooden beer caddy. Gone are the days of putting mix-matched beers in an old cardboard beer container that is falling apart!
Photo courtesy of CALaser Artwork
Geometric Air Plant Planters
These rustic and modern geometric planters make an incredible gift for your sweetheart. Not only are they beautiful and unique — they’re handmade by a talented artisan in Sacramento.
Photo courtesy of Anson Design Co.
Custom Monogram Stamp
If your significant other is a card writer, they’ll love receiving a monogrammed stamp to add a personal touch to their snail mail!
Photo courtesy of Paper Gold Co.
Personalized Minimalist Cuff Bracelet
Embed a special phrase on a personalized minimalist cuff bracelet. We love the simplicity of the bracelet itself and the message used in the example. Valentine’s Day is an appropriate time to remind them of your love with a beautiful handmade piece they can wear every day.
Photo courtesy of Old Dog Soul
Ceramic “Bloom” Vase
Make your bouquet of flowers stand out this Valentine’s Day by putting them in a beautiful ceramic “Bloom” vase. That way, she’ll have a keepsake to reuse for other bouquet surprises down the road. And if the budget allows, why not get her a ceramic ring holder, too?! This local maker works out of a studio, ClayArtStudio814, located in East Sacramento by McKinley Park.
Photos courtesy of Cinder Ceramics
Brass Geometric Hanging Planter
This stunning brass geometric hanging planter makes a statement in any home — and it even comes with its own air plant!
Photo courtesy of Nifty Neat
Agate Stone Necklace
This natural agate stone necklace is sure to become a conversation piece for your valentine. It comes in five stunning color options, and each pendant has 24K gold plated on all sides. This maker will even do the gift wrapping for you, as it arrives in a beautiful gift box tied with twine ribbon!
Photo courtesy of Primp Simply
Narrow Copper Spinner Ring
This dainty copper “spinner” ring has a floating band in the middle that spins around the inner band, creating an extremely unique design! Made with the utmost quality, this is a solid Valentine’s Day gift — no matter which combination of materials you choose.
Photo courtesy of ZS Art Jewelry & Glass
“I’m in Love With You” Print
If you’re cutting it a little close to Valentine’s Day and need a good last-minute option, this “I’m in Love With You” print is your solution. Simply download the printable design instantly and place it in a beautiful frame. This will make her heart melt when she sees it, and it will continue to remind her of your love every day thereafter!
Photo courtesy of FortuDesigns
The Kourtney Necklace
The Kourtney Necklace is completely customizable, allowing you to inscribe the names of your loved ones on individual bars. This is an especially beautiful gift for a mother, as she can carry around the names of each of your kids! Enjoy 15% off your purchase by entering the coupon code insta15 at checkout.
Photo courtesy of Bip and Bop
Geometric Wall Hanging With Mirror
This geometric wall hanging is truly one-of-a-kind. It combines a multicolor raw agate slice, clear fused glass elements, a round mirror, and a handmade black leather tassel. This would make a wonderful gift for the woman with a bohemian or whimsical sense of style.
Photo courtesy of Meg Myers
Woven Wall Art
Bring the woven wall hanging craze into your home with this gorgeous handmade woven wall art. Each item is made to order, so your wall hanging will have its own unique touch.
Photo courtesy of The Northern Needle Co.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
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Cathy Harrington is Lyon Real Estate’s director of marketing, overseeing the content on the Lyon Local blog, website and social media channels.