The perfect occasion for the first gift guide by Support Independents. I have carefully handpicked gifts from independent businesses in the UK for you to consider buying for your loved one(s) this Valentine's Day.
And it would be rude not to start off with the lovely ladies.
1/ Hot water bottle and Love cover / £14.95 / Fields of Blue
2/ Love you typography print (available in different colours) / £22.50 / Milly Bee via GWAG
3/ Love coupon book (choose from romantic or saucy!) / £8 / The Spotted Sparrow
4/ Pink leather notebook / £25 / Hope House Press
5/ Two hearts necklace / £18 / Claire Gent Design via Folksy
6/ Handmade Love you to the Moon & Back blocks / £23.50 / Sparrow Primitives
7/ Pamper me gift box / £6.95 / Bow Boutique
Next up the gorgeous gents.
1/ Moustache mug / £11.95 / Designers Block via Culture Label
2/ You are my happy ending print / £50 / Mary Fellows
3/ Vintage alphabet comic letters / £37.95 / The Letter Room
4/ Undercover secret laptop sleeve / £17.95 / Folly Home
5/ Love braille porcelain cufflinks / £48 / Maap Studio via NOTHS
6/ Vintage letterpress Me & You / £30 / Handmade by Alison via Etsy
And it wouldn't be very nice to leave out any little people in your life.
1/ Pink hearts giggle (comforter blanket) / £16 / Smitten
2/ Krutter red heart vest 0-18 months / £18 / LoveitLoveitLoveit
3/ Valentine's heart cushions craft kit / £14.99 / Glass Jar Gifts
4/ Love heart crayons / £3.49 / Colour Me Fun
5/ Love Earth t-shirt 3-8 yrs / £17 / Little Mashers
Next week we will have our pick of the best Valentine's cards and 'love notes'.
Go on, this Valentine's Day support independent businesses!