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A Guide To An Alternative Valentine’s Day: Gift Big, Shop Small

There’s been a shift in the traditional meaning of Valentine’s Day, which means that an occasion which was conventionally used to celebrate the love for your other half, has evolved to include parents, siblings, friends and more! Therefore, there’s been a huge influx of alternative gifts in the industry and it’s actually become a lot more interesting when shopping for Valentine’s Day gifts! Besides, what better way to cheer someone up than gifting them with something thoughtful during these unusual circumstances and supporting a small business?! Here are my top picks for Alternative Valentine’s Day Gifts – simply click through the links and shop!

For Him:

1. London Map Illustration – Vicky’s World / 2. Home Jeweller – Gold Solutions Plating / 3. Apple & Fig Chutney – Friars Farm / 4. Tall Slice Vessel – Design & Beyond / 5. Family Tech Organiser – Harty’s / 6. Wax Resist Triangles Mug – Albert & Moo / 7. Hybrid Shaving Soap Giftbox – Signature Soaps / 8. Loose Leaf Tea Giftset – Spice Kitchen / 9. Open Claw Ring – Catherine Marche / 10. Large Shaving Bowl – MaisyPlum

For Her:

1. Skincare Giftset – Shaloah Skincare / 2. Zen Revival Box – Box 42 / 3. SMEG Freestanding Coffee Machine – Kettles2U / 4. Personalised Wood Heart – SCBoutique / 5. Treetop Glamping – By The Wye / 6. Dichroic Glass Pendant – Sarah Greening Glass / 7. Defrizz Wave Tame Machine – Untamed / 8. Penguin Art Print – More Than Swim / 9. Velvet Rose & Oud Scented Reed Diffuser – Honey Bee Home / 10. Satin Diamante Duvet Cover Set – OnlineHomeShop

For Kids:

1. Bake Along at Home Subscription Box – Three Bears Cookery Club / 2. Solar System Pencil Case & Pouch Giftset – Sew Sofia / 3. Lum’s Mum Book – Josie Dom / 4. Wooden Baking Giftset – Wooden You Love / 5. Doughnut Dash – The Dark Imp / 6. Sloth Enamel Pin – Mel Langton Art / 7. Dandelion Print Babygrow & Bib Set – These Two Hands / 8. Valentine’s Day Craft Kit – Crafty Party Box / 9. Battenburg Cake Slice Earrings – Icedrainbow / 10. Children’s Reward Jar – Spencer-Brookes Designs

For Pets:

1. Barrel Dog Bed – Highland Wolf / 2. Star Snuggle Sack – Slumbering Hound / 3. Polka Dot Dog Collar – The Cosy Canine Company / 4. Super Sticks – ByBenji / 5. Personalised Plaque – Cheeky Little Prints / 6. Monthly Cat Box – Gus & Bella / 7. Monthly Subscription Box – Collar Club / 8. Large Dog Bowl – PetWeighter / 9. Velvety Soft Mat – Soggy Doggy UK / 10. Pet Portrait – Sarah Perkins Art

I hope this gift guide has provided you with some inspiration and that you consider buying from one of the brilliant small businesses featured!

Until next time.

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