We’ve entered the final countdown to Valentine’s Day. The air is charged with love and romance and consumerism. Hallmark has begun it’s shock and awe campaign. Grocery stores are literally assaulting unsuspecting shoppers with those little candy hearts, gaudy cupid balloons, and boxes of Twilight–themed cards.
Not to be outdone, I’ve gathered 14 urban fantasy-inspired gifts to give your supernatural sweetheart. Most of these gift ideas are for the ladies, but we haven’t completely overlooked the guys either. Take a look and let us know if you’ll be giving any of these gifts this year or if you have any other ideas in the comments.
1. Vampire Belgian Chocolate ($19)
An assortmant of dark and milk vampire Belgin chocolate bars. These Vampire Chocolates are not only scrumptious on their own, but they make a perfect accompaniment to Vampire Cabernet Sauvignon, VampireMerlot, Dracula Zinfandel, Dracula Syrah, and Chateau du Vampyre.
Made from grapes picked before sunrise under the Master’s supervision, this wine highlights the incredible nuances and flavors obtainable from pinot noir grapes grown in the Santa Maria Valley. This cuvée was placed in french oak barrels for 18 months prior to bottling, leading to a rich and concentrated wine with raspberry, dark cherry and pomegranate flavors.” God made cabernet sauvignon, whereas the devil made pinot noir.”—Andres Tchelistcheff (1901-1994)
3. Werewolf Perfume ($7.50)
Werewolf fragrance is sexy and animalistic. Fresh citrus highlights sparkle around the floral heart of lavender and ylang in this sensuous blend. An earthy signature of patchouli and spiced wood leads to a base of warm animal tones. Leather and musk balance with balsamic undertones as hints of powdery vanilla complete the blend.
4. Wolfsbane Soap ($8)
Label reads: WOLFSBANE: ‘Protection from lycanthropic beasts’
Keep the werewolves and other were-creatures at bay with this lavender-scented bar of soap. Perfect for use or for display! All my soaps are made with: avocado oil, palm oil, camellia oil, coconut oil, olive oil, hayaluronic acid, glycerine, and shea butter as well as Cosmetic grade soap dye and 100% pure essential oils.
5. Zombie Heart Pendant ($14.50)
Is it a brain? Is it a heart? It’s a little of both! The toxic zombie heart now in red! Whoever said you can’t think with your heart sure wasn’t using theirs! Handmade using a deep red polymer clay. I don’t use any molds in the making of these, so no two are ever alike! Heart measures approximately 1 1/4 inch across by 1 inch in height and 1/2 inch thick. Comes with an 18 inch ball chain necklace.
6. A Personalized Werewolf or Vampire Romance Novel ($39 – $59)
A modern young woman is swept back in time and joins a brilliant and dashing detective on the hunt for a serial killer. Who’s the vicious beast haunting the London streets when the full moon rises? A personalized romance perfect for fans of True Blood, Sherlock Holmes, and Twilight! Remember: You co-author Fierce Moon by selecting the heroine, hero and heroine’s best friend—and even your dog or cat! Fierce Moon is 200 pages, professionally bound, with 27 characteristics to personalize making it a gift that is truly unique and sentimental. A gift that will be cherished forever.
7. Anatomical Heart Cuff Links ($33)
These heart cuff links show two illustrations of an anatomical heart, one in red and the other in black and white. These cuff links come as two different images but can be made with just one if you prefer, just let me know. These cufflinks are presented in a classic white cuff link box.
8. Vampire Teddy Bear ($98)
Send our new vampire bear for Valentine’s Day to tell your sweetie it was love at first bite! Made of our soft black fur, he wears fitted black denim jeans, a black tank top with heart-shaped blood drops, and a faux leather trench coat with red brocade lapel. He also features removable felt fangs (he can’t wait to sink his teeth into your Valentine) and special glow in the dark eyes. (So you can tell her, “I only have eyes for you!”)
9. Wolf Mask Necklace ($24)
This solid pewter wolf mask hangs from an exquisitely detailed antique sterling silver plated brass connector. Mask size: 20x25mm Approximately 16 inches with 3 inches extender. Will come with a organza gift bag!
10. Vampire Perfume ($13)
A mouth-watering bite… succulent and delicious!
Vampire parfum is a unique new expression of female sensuality. Intense and long-lasting, put it on any time of day and it always lingers until sunrise. Vampire incites notice, comment and, inevitably, desire.
“Vampire” opens with a spellbinding topnote of luscious clementine and plum flower. Wisteria, violet, and chocolate cosmos saturate the heart with their seductive powers. Finally, intoxifying sandalwood, amber, and sultry musk linger like a soft breath.
Forbidden love… Dangerous… Addictive… Impossible to Resist!
11. Skulls robe and pant pajama set ($40)
Made of 100% fleece polyester. These two-piece robe and pant sets are cuddly choices for sleeping and lounging and they are super stylish, too! Just add your favorite tee or tank for a comfortable night’s sleep. Long-sleeved robe has two front pockets and a belted waist, while the cozy pull-on pants have an easy-fit elastic waistband. Skull print features black fleece with an all-over pattern in white and pink. Machine washable. Sizes run as follows: Med (10/12); Lrg (14/16); X-Large (18/20).
12. Twilight Lip Venom Gloss ($14)
In a chilling twist of fate DuWop’s signature product, Venom, is also the means by which Meyer’s mortals become transformed into vampires. Rather than a typical gloss, Twilight Venom is a shimmering crimson lip stain suspended in a venom-laced liquid lip conditioner containing argan, avocado and olive oils as well as vitamin E. Twilight Venom should be shaken before use (to represent the blending of the human and vampire worlds) and can be applied repeatedly until desired intensity of color has been reached and lips are plumped and revitalized.
13. Witch’s Brew Candle ($14)
Toil, toil, boil and trouble. Really, no trouble at all. This is a great Valentine’s Day candle! The scent is a deep patchouli with a spicy accent that makes it oh so sexy. This is a 8 oz 100% soy candle with a 100% cotton wick. Add a Dragon’s Blood, New Moon, Wolfsbane or a Zombie Punchcandle for a great Valentine’s Day effect. Call for pricing of New Moon as it is an essential oil-only candle.
14. Vampire choker with Swarvoski beads ($19)
This necklace is so quirky and cool. When you put it on, it looks like you’ve been bitten by a vampire. I used a dainty 14 inch sterling silver chain and attached 2 deep red Swarovski crystals. This necklace has a 2 inch extending chain in case you would like it a bit longer.
Abigail Johnson manages the Tor.com Urban Fantasy Facebook and Twitter accounts and spends way too much time thinking about vampires, werewolves, zombies and all things paranormal in books, movies, TV and video games.