This Valentine’s Season, we spotlight the talented artisans and curators of Etsy! Enjoy perusing these treasures for him, for her and for you! A special thank-you to my Etsy friends for bringing these ’80s vintage and ’80s-inspired handmade items into our realm of gifting possibilities…
’80s-Inspired Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her
Top Left: Candy colors and an ’80s 8-bit theme shine on this Rainbow Hearts large moleskin journal from Blackbird & Peacock, an eco-friendly card, postcard and journal shop as enticing as its name!
Top Right: This 80s red leather clutch from Decadence Past looks good enough to eat, as do many of the baubles and treasures from this shop!
Bottom Left: Vintage 80’s heart shoe laces to brighten up your favorite sneakers! From glitzandglam85, a colorful shop that’s a joy to peruse.
Bottom Right: Vintage 80’s giant acrylic heart necklace by Linda Dano. From Tip Toe Curio, which is offering a Valentine’s Day Sale–10% off from now until Valentine’s Day. Also check out Tip Toe Curio’s sister shop, Mr. Mister Vintage, which features great ’80s finds (and is also offering a 10% off from now until Valentine’s Day deal)!
’80s-Inspired Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him
Top Left: Kiss Me Pac-Man–a retro repurposed ’80s Pac-Man sticker under a glass paperweight. From Unicorn Kids Studios, which offers a colorful assortment of retro finds, many of them toy-related. Check out this shop’s handmade Pac-Man note cards for more video game-inspired fun!
Top Right: Channel the ’80s with this “I Made You a Mixtape” blank recycled greeting card by Cool Jane, which offers eco-friendly cards on recycled paper. For another amazing handmade card with an ’80s vibe, check out this 8-bit-style XOXO heart.
Bottom Left: “Autobots” Transformers cufflinks from eyeseevintage’s Cufflink Couture shop. For that Transformers enthusiast in your life, it doesn’t get any better than this! The shop also offers must-have Star Trek and Superman cufflinks, as well as this pair featuring Optimus Prime.
Bottom Right: “For Him” cookbook from Antique Grrl, a shop filled with truly unique (and uniquely fabulous) finds. This Better Homes and Gardens hardcover 1983 1st ed. offers 96 pages of delicious recipes!
Have fun shopping, all you ’80s-lovers!
K. Doolittle says
You have such a way with words and pictures!
Nice selections… and since I well remember the 80's, this inspires me to put on my big hair, my slouchy shirts, and my even bigger jewelry and rock it all!
Thanks for sharing your passion & talents with the rest of us vintage lovers ~ KD
Thank YOU for making such amazing '80s pieces available to our readers, KD. Your red clutch is fabulous and would be a perfect Valentine's Day purchase…
Peter Tung says
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This is really great. Thanks so much for featuring my cookbook and shop. LOVE this blog..brings back so many great high school memories!
Cheers to the 80's!
Thanks so much, Lisa–
I was DELIGHTED to find your cookbook to feature. An ’80s cookbook for men–what a fun flashback and a unique Valentine’s Day gift as well! Thanks for contributing to this post and for your kind words.