Being apart from the one you love is hard, there’s no denying that, but there are ways to keep the sparks flying, whether you’re in different states or different continents. This collection of long distance relationship gifts has been compiled with one thing in mind – to keep communication and closeness alive until you’re together again. From intimacy cards to friendship lamps, and even jewelry that vibrates, these gifts will make that distance a little easier to bear.
Bond Touch Long Distance Touch Bracelets
It doesn’t matter how far apart from each other you are, with a pair of Bond Touch bracelets, they’ll know exactly when you’re thinking of them. Waterproof and rechargeable, whenever one bracelet is touched, the other gently vibrates to mimic your touch, and lights up with a gentle glow.
I Love You More Than The Miles Between Us Long Distance Keychain
Turn the distance into a positive as a way to measure your love with this sweet keychain. Made from stainless steel, each keychain includes a map charm of your chosen state, and a tag that reads ‘I love you more than the miles between us’.
Why I Miss You Fill in the Love Book
Let them know why you miss them with this sweet little book. Packed with pages that contain fill-in prompts, this book will give them a myriad of reasons why you wish they were around, while being written in your own handwriting gives it a truly personal touch.
Aura Frames Long Distance Digital Photo Frames
The problem with being miles away is that they so often miss out on special occasions. Make sure they’re included with an Aura digital frame. With the capability to display photos instantly when sent from a phone or computer, the Aura is the perfect way to keep them close to home.
I Miss Your Face Candle
Choose the scent you think they’d like best, and have it included in this sweet ‘miss you’ candle. The front of the label comes with the ‘I Miss Your Face’ text as shown, while the back of the label can be printed with your own personal message of up to 170 characters.
Pinky Promise Distance Matching Bracelets
These dainty bracelets come presented on a card which is printed with a touching verse about being there for each other. Suitable for men and women, there is one for you and one for them, and they both feature a tiny compass charm, symbolizing that they’ll always find their way home.
Our Adventure Book
Fans of Disney will adore the ‘Our Adventure Book’, inspired by the adorable movie, ‘Up’. With a distressed finish, each page of the book can be removed and replaced in a different order. Ideal for photos, ticket stubs, postcards and more, there is also plenty of room for handwritten notes to be added.
If their time away from you is finite, have them count down the days, hours, minutes, and seconds until you’re together again with this handy countdown clock. Ideal for partners who have to travel a lot, this clock means they can keep an eye on the time left wherever they go.
Under The Same Moon Pendant
It can make the world feel much smaller when you realize that, no matter how far apart you are, you’re both gazing at the same moon. The sterling silver pendant is stamped with the same sentiment, and is overlaid with a 22K gold plated brass disc with a crescent moon cut-out.
Long Sitance Touch Lamps
These friendship lamps are stunning, and will make an attractive addition to any décor. Their real beauty, however, lies in the fact that when one person touches their own lamp, the other person’s lights up, letting them know they’re in their loved one’s thoughts. Additional lamps can be added, too.
Lovebox Spinning Heart Messenger
Unashamedly romantic, this little wooden box has a red heart that spins when a message has been received. Inside the lid there’s a screen that displays the message, and once it’s been read, the receiver can send a flurry of hearts to the sender’s phone to let them know it’s been opened.
Furbo Dog Camera
If they have to be away from home for whatever reason, let them stay in contact with their beloved dog via the Furbo Dog Camera. Compatible with smartphones, the Furbo app will allow dog parents to talk to their pets, as well as see them on screen and even give them treats!
Let them take their memories with them with this clever explosion box. When closed it looks just like a gift box, but when it’s opened it ‘explodes’ into a 5 layer extravaganza of photos, poems, quotes, and whatever else you want to attach to the dozens of blank cards.
Mushions Personalized Pillows
Let them wake up to your smiling face every single morning with a Mushion. Wonderfully weird but guaranteed to make them smile, you can have your own face printed onto a soft and squishy pillow, so that your face is the first thing they see when they wake up.
Being far away from the ones you love can make the time drag. Give them something to do with their alone time by subscribing them to an online MasterClass. With more than 100 classes taught by professionals at the top of their game, they can learn new skills across 9 different categories.
OUR MOMENTS for Couples
Keep the conversations alive even when you’re far apart with Our Moments for Couples. Perfect for sparking intimate and thought-provoking discussions over the phone or on a video call, these cards are printed with fabulous conversation starters to keep communication and romance thriving.
Secret Message Leather Bracelet
Men and women alike will be able to wear this stylish, minimalist bracelet as it comes in a whole range of colors to suit. Discreet even when worn with a business suit, this leather bracelet can be engraved with your own secret message (up to 70 characters) that stays well-hidden inside.
Long Distance Missing You Messages
This glass keepsake jar is simply stunning, and can be ordered in a number of different colors to suit your loved one’s personality. Filled with 31 decorative linen envelopes that each contain a tiny love note, it will make them feel a little closer to you every single day.
State to State Personalized Mugs
Acknowledge the distance between you with this cute ceramic mug. Holding 10oz, this mug will be printed with both your states and your names underneath, connected with a swirly dotted line. The reverse of the mug will be printed with a short phrase to let them know how you feel.
Give them the feeling of being hugged even when they’re alone, with a weighted blanket. Proven to reduce stress and anxiety, the blanket is filled with tiny glass beads which settle around the body’s contours, cocooning them in comfort until you’re together again. Available in several sizes and weights.
A Year of Connection
Something gets lost in emails and texts, so recapture the magic of handwritten letters with this beautiful writing set. Send one of the 52 cards (there are 4 designs) every week, and then write about it in the prompted journal, for a long-lasting memento of the year you spent apart.
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10 Diy Long Distance Relationship Gift Ideas
Diy Pillow from Your Favorite Shirt
Give him or her a unique way to feel close to you with a pillow made out of one of your old t-shirts. Whether you add a pom pom trim as shown, or leave the sides plain, this tutorial will give your partner a clever keepsake to remind them of you.
52 Things I Love About You
There are 52 cards in a standard playing deck, which gives you 52 ways to tell him or her why you love them. This guide shows you how to create this handy DIY gift, and even includes a free template so you can create your own set of beautiful cards.
Diy Map Roses
Sending fresh flowers can be expensive, plus they never last long. Give them a bouquet with a difference by making these stunning map roses. The perfect DIY long distance relationship gift, these roses can be made using maps from where you both live, and some of the places in-between.
DIY Tiny Photo Message in a Bottle
Little trinkets can mean more than grand gestures, and this little gift idea will mean the world. Perfectly sized to fit in their pocket, the little glass bottle holds a tiny photo of you or the pair of you together (or a sweet message), and is sealed with a cork stopper.
DIY Sharpie Mug
No matter where they are in the world, every coffee break or bedtime cocoa will make them think of you. Follow the suggestions in this post, and you can create a stunning bespoke mug using your own design or message that they will use several times every day.
10 Things I Love About You Jar
Fill a jar with as many reasons why you love them as you can think of, and they will have a beautiful way to feel connected to you, even when you’re far apart. Make it travel sized with a handful of reasons, or go big with dozens of things you love.
DIY Hometown Map Pendant Necklace
If she’s into quirky jewelry, this pendant will keep home close to her heart. Really easy to make with pendant frames, simply enclose a piece of her hometown map inside, and then hang on a chain for wearing. Or, for a guy, turn it into a keychain, instead.
Ticket Stub Memory Box
If you have collected a stash of ticket stubs from your time together, turn them into a memory box with this super simple DIY idea. Use a shadow box and insert a selection of tickets through a hole in the top, and then send it to your long distance partner.
DIY Flip Photo Album
This project makes a fabulous alternative to a classic photo album, and will keep two favorite photos on display all the time. Made using a wood block, this tutorial is for instant photos, but you could get the same effect by pasting standard photos onto a sturdy card, instead.