Friday, 3 February 2012

Valentine's Gift Guide

Well it doesn't seem like since 5 minutes since we entered 2012 and already it's February...and that can only mean one thing...Valentine's Day is nearly here!

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!


  1. Thank you for including our crayons!

    1. No worries, I have had my eye on them for a while and they fit perfect for this gift guide :)

  2. Thank you for including our shelf blocks!

    1. That's ok, thank you for telling us about them. It was nice to find something that wasn't pink or red to include :)

  3. What a lovely selection! Lots of gorgeous gifts to choose from ;)

    1. Thank you! That means a lot, it did take quite a lot of searching but I wanted to find a selection us independents could be proud of!

  4. Thank you for including our Undercover laptop sleeve - very lovely of you :)

    1. Not a problem! I thought it was great, kind of want one myself :) You have some great things on your site. Glad I found you :)


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