Love Comes in All Shapes & Sizes: A Valentines Gift Guide

High-quality, lovingly and locally crafted gifts for love that comes in all shapes & sizes.

Left: Lavender + Mint Lip Balm from Earth Tu Face is a pure botanical lip balm formulated with plant compounds and bright cold-pressed organic oils to repair, nourish, and plump lips. Housed in Purple Cowry or White Clam natural seashell compacts, these are hand-poured in small batches.

Right: Available in a choice of twelve color combinations, Color Block Necklaces from Clouds & Ladders come with a high quality 20″ dainty gold-filled chain or 24″ medium gold-filled chain that won’t tarnish or turn your skin green. Each pendant measures 1 1/4″ diameter and weighs about the same as a quarter. 

Left: The OXO Box from Recchiuti is the perfect Valentine’s Day treat, beautifully wrapped to add an extra touch of love and delight to these 16 handmade chocolate confections. Treat your senses to the perfect blend of romance and indulgence. Prepare to be captivated by the exquisite collection recognized as the New York Times’ Wirecutter Best Chocolate Box.

Right: From The Aesthetic Union, let love into your heart and your home with this 9” x 12” print. Hand letterpress printed on heavy recycled paper stock.

Left: Petite Nested Dome Earrings from Stella Fluorescent evoke the contrast of the full versus new moon. Hand forged and hand painted, they can be worn either nested or the inner disk can be worn alone. The Petite Nested Dome Earrings are 1” in diameter with a .5” diameter inner earring. The earrings are brass with an oil painted inner surface with pigments hand harvested and mixed by Anong Beam of M’Chigeeng First Nation. Earrings made in collaboration with metalsmith Diana O’Connor.

Right: Lavender Mini Erode Soap from UMÉ Studio. Luscious soap and unique shapes, form, and function work together to add a different kind of beauty to the daily ritual of bathing. Created with an abundance of unique botanicals, antioxidants, mineral rich clays, and skin-nurturing essential oils to cleanse, hydrate and nourish all skin types. Each Erode Mini Soap is poured and cast by hand. As each batch is unique for each pour, no two are the same.

Left: Love Lavender Bath Fizz Tablets from elizabethW are indulgently fun. Fill a tub with warm water and as you soak, drop in a tablet, and watch it fizz. As the water softens, relax, ease tired muscles, and enjoy the sparkles. Packaged perfect for gift giving in a clear box with colorful rainbow foils.

Right: Chanteuse perfume from LARO is part Chypre, part Ambery with a heavy dose of woods, florals, spices, patchouli, and Madagascar Vanilla. Hints of resins, herbs, and mosses complete the blend. Rich, deep, mysterious, and just a little smoky with a long dry-down that lingers for hours. Made with all-natural ingredients containing only pure essential oils, absolutes, tinctures, and natural isolates/compounds. Vegan and cruelty-free.

Left: Almond & Grapeseed Massage Oil from Heliotrope. This all-purpose oil spreads easily over the skin and has great “slip,” staying on the skin longer. Pure vegetable oils are healthy and nourishing to the skin and provide a great carrier for any essential oil blends. Can also be used as a skin emollient or after-shower moisturizer. Light, non-greasy, and nourishing with no fragrance added.

Right: Lips Bags from Claflin, Thayer & Co. are made from genuine leather and come in a clutch or wallet size, in a choice of two colors.

Left: From MONOLISA, the 14 Karat Gold Heart Crystal Pendant will add a touch of elegance to any personal style. Shown with a pink faceted heart crystal, it’s also available with an iridescent, rainbow, or aquamarine crystal. Each pendant is delicately textured in high quality 14 karat gold metal. It comes with an Argentium Silver 18″chain, gold trim necklace box, and white gift box.  

Right: The Valentine’s Day Hearts Collection from Charles Chocolates features heart shaped chocolates with a thin 65% bittersweet shell filled with a rich, creamy raspberry, passion fruit or mojito chocolate ganache.

Left: Rose Geranium Perfume Oil from Mama Moon Botanicals is a soft, floral fragrance of rose blossoms, white florals, calming woodsy accords and sweet amber base notes. Delicate, sensual, and enchanting. Formulated using the highest-quality botanical oils and plant essences.

Right: The Coil Bracelet from YMSF is a minimal bracelet made from supple brass wire mesh chain with integrated magnetic closure.  Available in two sizes with a raw, singed, or smoke finish.

Image at top of page: The Tusk Candle from UMÉ Studio takes its inspiration from natural motifs: ivory, tusks, canines, teeth, and other fangs. Wax pours down the ridges in channels, slowing down the burn. 100% beeswax, organic hemp wick and coloring, unscented.

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