We believe Valentine’s Day should be a celebration of the people who make life that little bit better. Whether that’s your partner who supports you to no end, or your best friend who’s been your rock from day 1, a little love goes a long way. So, if you’re looking to spread the love far and wide this Valentine’s Day and need some gift-spiration, we’ve found 10 thoughtful valentine’s gift ideas from small businesses, perfect for all kinds of love.
1. Crumpet making kit
The perfect way to kick off Valentine’s Day! No matter who you’re spending Valentine’s Day with, we think crumpets always go down a treat (especially when they’re shaped like hearts!) This thoughtful Valentine’s gift from Honeywell Biscuit Co includes everything you could possibly need to cook up these cute crumpets!
2. Message bottle keepsake
Perfect for the person who’s your universe, this adorable Message Bottle Keepsake by Bombus features a tiny hand-painted glittery planet and a personalised tag. This thoughtful valentine’s gift is out of this world and will make them feel loved to the moon and back!
3. Dried flowers
Who said flowers are just for Valentine’s Day?! This eccentric bunch of dried flowers by Happy Blossoms really is the gift that keeps on giving, lasting up to year! With rich and dusky tones, this romantic bouquet makes a thoughtful valentine’s gift, no matter who you’re giving to.
4. You steal my duvet cookie
Valentine’s Day is all about telling someone how you really feel…even if it’s that they steal the duvet! Baked By Steph’s cookies not only look almost too good to eat, they fit through the letterbox so you can send something sweet to your someone sweet.
5. I love you mug
What’s more romantic than a declaration of love…at the end of every coffee or tea?! With a hidden message that reads ‘I bloody love you x’ at the bottom of this colourful and cheery mug, this thoughtful valentine’s gift by Kate Ceramics guarantees smiles every time they go to brew a cuppa.
6. Personalised vegan leather trinket tray
Are they constantly misplacing their keys? Or losing hairbands? Treat them to one of our very own personalised vegan leather trinket trays to keep track of those bits and bobs and odds and sods. Personalised on the bottom with a heartfelt or humorous message, you can choose from a range of stylish colours and even get two to match! How romantic!
7. Photo macarons
Looking for a sweet treat? Look no further! These personalised macarons by Madmoiselle Macaron are brilliantly printed with your own photos. Choose pics of your besties if you’re celebrating Galentine’s day together or if it’s for your other half, choose a photo of you both to enjoy after a romantic meal. It’ll make a great surprise!
8. Personalised memory book
Want to get creative this Valentine’s? Note down your love story with photos, keepsakes and notes in this stylish memory book, foil embossed with two names. The perfect way to celebrate a forever friendship or time with your other half, this memory book makes a wonderfully thoughtful valentine’s gift idea sits pretty on any bookshelf or coffee table.
9. Wild flower gift set
This one is great for the green-fingered! Crafted by Summer Lane Studio, this cheerful seed gift set with three wild flower seed packets comes with a feel-good phrase, such as ‘Bee True’,’Love Yourself’ and ‘Wild Heart’. A wonderfully thoughtful valentine’s gift idea for a friend or partner who enjoys gardening and planting!
10. Personalised coaster set
And last but certainly not least on our valentine’s gift ideas list is this stunning personalised coaster set by Happy Potter! Just down the road from us based in Teddington, these hand painted coasters can be personalised with a date or text, making a wonderful valentine’s gift that can be used for years to come. Cheers to us!
We hope you’ve found something from this list to treat someone special in your life this Valentine’s Day and has inspired you to shop small! Let us know in the comments if any have taken your fancy!
P.S. Discover the rest of our Valentine’s Day collection here for even more unique, personalised gifts that are guaranteed to delight.