Top 10 small businesses killing it this Valentines Day!

We're all about small makers and indie businesses - and this Valentines is the perfect excuse to show them - and your significant other - some love with this specially curated gift guide!

Emily Brooks

Emily Brooks is an award-winning, British illustrator and designer whose designs have been featured in Elle Magazine. Check out her super-cute Valentines cards - available in Paperchase, Waterstones and online!

lucky sew and sew

Love yourself and Love Mama Earth - that’s the motto of Lucky Sew and Sew who make gorgeous made-to-measure lingerie out of surplus material scraps

boho candle

These traditional-flower-alternatives last up to three months and are individually handmade out of natural sola wood. The sola flowers, which come in a beautiful clear glass bottle, soak up the fragrance then release it from each individual petal.

Visit website here.

Olive tree

Three stunningly presented miniature 100ml vintage style cut glass candle jars from Olive Tree Home, each containing a beautiful scented pure soy wax candle with a romantic themed fragrance: Champagne & Strawberries, Sheer Lily & White Rose and Black Rose & Oud. Vegan and refillable!

Girls from mars

Framed records perfect for your partner from this family run independent start-up - they also stock a lot of wedding songs, and can offer a bespoke background of a wedding photo!

Visit website here.


Kandid is a fresh-thinking sexual wellness company who believe in a world where you have the freedom to be who you want to be. Treat yourself and/or your partner to a range of toys using the special Valentines discount code!

Hello hinny

A Valentine’s Day special with all profits from this ‘Koala-tea’ card being donated to charities that are working to tackle the bushfires in Australia.

Find them on Etsy here.


Hord make bespoke leather goods brand inspired by the wild. All items are made to order- this birch branch flask is made with wonderful vegan cork! Engraved with a wreath of birch branches and with the option to personalise with a name or date. 

Visit their website here.

Liz harry design

'Hey Galfriend' Galentine's typographic Card that is bright and fun, a great unisex card for a Galentine Day celebration this February or for a friend throughout the year.

Visit Liz's website here.

Happy v day!

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Lena, The Bearded Gypsy 

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