12 Christmas Gift Ideas for Couples
Choosing a gift for couple can be tough—how to find something both parties will like and use? Here are a dozen gifts for couples of all ages.
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For Board Game Fanatics: Tricky Trivia
Board-game lovers can gather with big groups, or enjoy a two-person battle, with the addictive trivia game, “I Should Have Known That!” ($18). Individual or team play options add flexibility, and the game’s good for older kids and grown-ups alike.
For the Hosts With the Mosts: Cheese Board and Knife Set
Shopping for the couple known for their fantastic dinner parties? Treat them to a luxe cheese board ($25). The marble surface keeps cheese chilled during cocktail hour, and matching knives let guests serve themselves.
For the Decorators: Adventure Together Print
Equal parts romantic and nostalgic, this Adventure Together print ($68) is customizable with names, dates and cities, allowing the couple to create a one-of-a-kind gift that tells their story.
For Travelers: Scratch Map
Avid travelers will enjoy tracking their wanderings on a beautifully detailed scratch map ($23). After they’ve visited a country, mark it off by scratching away a gold overlay (think of scratching a lottery ticket).
For Tea Lovers: Kettle
For those who enjoy a daily cuppa, or who drink pour-over coffee, a kettle is a frequently used kitchen tool. This gleaming copper kettle ($93) is a showpiece, worth keeping out on the stovetop for display.
For Puzzlers: Frame-Worthy Puzzle
There’s something so satisfying about putting together a puzzle. This 1,000-piece puzzle ($18) doubles as a window into the past, thanks to its pattern of vintage food and drink labels.
For Dog Lovers: Custom Pet Portrait Mug
What could be sweeter than a mug printed with a portrait of a pup ($40)? A personalized mug turns a favorite picture of a pet into custom art. You may need to get two of ’em…
For Cat Lovers: Kitten Measuring Cups
Add a dash of whimsy to beloved cat lovers’ kitchen with these ceramic measuring cups ($26). They nest for easy storage in a cabinet, though they’re much too cute to hide.
For the Avid Cooks: A Special Cookbook
The Date Night Cookbook ($15) encourages couples to prepare a fantastic date-worthy meal, right in their own kitchen. With a variety of menus and tips for staying in, this book’s ideal for the couple who likes cooking and wants to expand their repertoire.
For Those Too Busy to Cook: Blue Apron Subscription
Whether a couple has just had a baby, is swamped with work or just doesn’t love to cook, a subscription to a meal delivery service is a great gift. Blue Apron delivers pre-measured ingredients and recipes and can accommodate vegetarian and Weight Watchers diets ($60 for a one-week delivery of 3 meals with 2 servings each).
For the Textile Lover: Linen Tablecloth
Know a couple with an Instagram-ready tablescape? They’ll love this elegant linen tablecloth ($44). The handmade linen transforms any dining room into a rustic Tuscan-style escape.
For the Music Lovers: Portable Speaker
A portable Bluetooth speaker ($40) is the perfect gift for a couple that listens to lots of music. They can tote it to tailgating, camping trips, backyard BBQs or even just use it to listen around the house.