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January 29, 2018 —

Shop indie this Valentine’s Day

Sally Meier rounds up a selection of perfect gifts for Valentine's Day, all sourced from independent stores
Liberty print bow ties in gift box
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Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love but it’s also the perfect opportunity to spoil your loved one with a thoughtful gift. Whether it’s an item to wear, goodies to pamper with, something beautiful for the home, or a surprise weekend away, opting for something special from an independent shop will not only impress your loved one with its uniqueness, it also helps to keep our small business community thriving! Stylist Sally Meier has curated a lovely selection of items for both him and her to save you a little bit of work this February!

FOR HER

Pressed Flower Glass Frame Picture, Botanique Workshop, from £9.50Real flowers are pressed and sandwiched between glass to create these unique framed blooms and leaves. Different sizes are available.
Pressed Flower Glass Frame Picture, Botanique Workshop, from £9.50Real flowers are pressed and sandwiched between glass to create these unique framed blooms and leaves. Different sizes are available.
Earl Grey Tea & Bergamot Dark Chocolate, The Future Kept, £4.50 Crafted by Coco Chocolatier in Edinburgh, this bar is beautiful inside and out.  
Earl Grey Tea & Bergamot Dark Chocolate, The Future Kept, £4.50Crafted by Coco Chocolatier in Edinburgh, this bar is beautiful inside and out.
Row Bracelets, Bohemia, £28The Row Bracelets have a simple and delicate gold plated chain with a row of semi-precious stones. Hand-crafted in India and available in four colours, these bracelets are a perfect present, with a canvas gift bag included…
Row Bracelets, Bohemia, £28The Row Bracelets have a simple and delicate gold plated chain with a row of semi-precious stones. Hand-crafted in India and available in four colours, these bracelets are a perfect present, with a canvas gift bag included.
Jewellery Box in White Oak, Tea and Kate, £99A sleek, sculptural and entirely practical jewellery box for the lady who loves minimal.
Jewellery Box in White Oak, Tea and Kate, £99A sleek, sculptural and entirely practical jewellery box for the lady who loves minimal.
Woburn Bouquet, Abigail Ahern, £110Buy flowers that will last forever like these super-realistic faux bouquets from Abigail Ahern. 
Woburn Bouquet, Abigail Ahern, £110Buy flowers that will last forever like these super-realistic faux bouquets from Abigail Ahern.
Green Fig Botanical Candle Co, Midgley Green, from £14These generously sized and practical soy wax candles will transport you to beneath a rambling fig tree in a sunny courtyard. 
Green Fig Botanical Candle Co, Midgley Green, from £14These generously sized and practical soy wax candles will transport you to beneath a rambling fig tree in a sunny courtyard.
Old Park Hall, Devon - from £160 per nightThis quintessential country pile on the Devon and Dorset border is so much more than a B&B. Beautifully decorated, amazing food from local producers and in-house treatment room to enjoy full re…
Old Park Hall, Devon – from £160 per nightThis quintessential country pile on the Devon and Dorset border is so much more than a B&B. Beautifully decorated, amazing food from local producers and in-house treatment room to enjoy full relaxation. While you are there, visit or even book a cookery course at the local River Cottage!
Moroccan Rose Bath Salts, The Future Kept, £10These luxurious bath salts are not only pure indulgance, but have healing properties too. Crystals of Himalayan pink salt are hand-crafted with dried petals of rose and scented with Moroccan rose essenti…
Moroccan Rose Bath Salts, The Future Kept, £10These luxurious bath salts are not only pure indulgance, but have healing properties too. Crystals of Himalayan pink salt are hand-crafted with dried petals of rose and scented with Moroccan rose essential oil.
Bouquet Man Card, Botanique Workshop, £3.50A pretty card that says it all. 
Bouquet Man Card, Botanique Workshop, £3.50A pretty card that says it all.

FOR HIM

Theo 'Slow Brewer' Coffee Brewer, Oggetto, £52.95Danish design brand Stelton's award winning Theo range is a perfect gift for lovers of slow brew filter coffee.
Theo ‘Slow Brewer’ Coffee Brewer, Oggetto, £52.95
Danish design brand Stelton’s award winning Theo range is a perfect gift for lovers of slow brew filter coffee.
Juniper and Raspberry Dark Chocolate Bar by Caro, Caro Somerset, £6.50Caro has partnered with award-winning chocolatiers, The Chocolate Society, to create chocolate bars inspired by the countryside. 
Juniper and Raspberry Dark Chocolate Bar by Caro, Caro Somerset, £6.50Caro has partnered with award-winning chocolatiers, The Chocolate Society, to create chocolate bars inspired by the countryside.
Y Studio Brass mechanical pencil, Tea and Kate, £90This mechanical pencil is exquisitely crafted in brass and copper to provide the optimum weight, with a smooth and steady feel when writing or drawing.
Y Studio Brass mechanical pencil, Tea and Kate, £90This mechanical pencil is exquisitely crafted in brass and copper to provide the optimum weight, with a smooth and steady feel when writing or drawing.
These Islands Book, Midgley Green, £45These Islands is a gorgeous book for any photographer, landscape lover, explorer or coffee drinker looking to be taken away from it all for a moment, or to inspire future trips in the British Isles. 
These Islands Book, Midgley Green, £45These Islands is a gorgeous book for any photographer, landscape lover, explorer or coffee drinker looking to be taken away from it all for a moment, or to inspire future trips in the British Isles.
Moebe Oak Frame, Tea and Kate, from £25Frame a photograph or a special memory in this stylish and simple frame. Available in different sizes and finishes. 
Moebe Oak Frame, Tea and Kate, from £25Frame a photograph or a special memory in this stylish and simple frame. Available in different sizes and finishes.
Liberty Print Bow Tie, Botanique Workshop, £29Made from Liberty print fabric, these bow ties are available in three different prints and will add style and colour to any dapper gent's outfit. You can also purchase a gift set of a matching bow tie an…
Liberty Print Bow Tie, Botanique Workshop, £29Made from Liberty print fabric, these bow ties are available in three different prints and will add style and colour to any dapper gent’s outfit. You can also purchase a gift set of a matching bow tie and pocket square.
Lens Champagne Saucer, Caro Somerset, £14 eachThese beautiful champagne saucers are the perfect gift combined with a bottle.
Lens Champagne Saucer, Caro Somerset, £14 eachThese beautiful champagne saucers are the perfect gift combined with a bottle.
Caroline Gomez Destination Guide, Tea and Kate, £18A great gift, especially with an accompanying plane ticket tucked inside! The destination travel guide series explores cities from the inside, meets with fascinating people and takes time to see new…
Caroline Gomez Destination Guide, Tea and Kate, £18A great gift, especially with an accompanying plane ticket tucked inside! The destination travel guide series explores cities from the inside, meets with fascinating people and takes time to see new places in a different way.
'Cat Love' Greetings Card, Wrap Magazine Shop, £2.50A fun, simple and romantic card illustrated by Cari Vander Yacht.
‘Cat Love’ Greetings Card, Wrap Magazine Shop, £2.50A fun, simple and romantic card illustrated by Cari Vander Yacht.

A gorgeous selection of goodies I’m sure you’ll agree?! Forward this post on to drop major hints, or simply treat yourself – why not eh?! Happy Valentines Day all! x

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