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    32 Gifts From Small Businesses To Make Your Valentine Glad They Chose You

    Or be your own Valentine and gift something from this list to yourself.

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    1. A wonderful assortment of printed and heart-shaped macarons for a treat that's way more exciting than a heart-shaped box filled with the same ol' chocolates they receive every year. 

    assortment of heart shaped and printed macarons
    Izzy Macarons / Etsy

    The pink heart-shaped macaron flavor is strawberry chocolate, the white with red print macaron flavor is vanilla, and the red heart-shaped macaron flavor is red velvet. These macarons will stay fresh in the fridge for up to two weeks or the freezer for up to a month. Izzy Macarons is woman-owned, based in Jersey City, New Jersey, and sells a delicious and way-too-cute-to-eat assortment of French macarons in various colors and shapes like pizza, farm animals, and avocados.

    Promising review: "It was great! The macarons were delicious and my husband and son inhaled them." —Charlene Sparks

    Get it from Izzy Macarons for $15+ (available in three sizes) or Izzy Macarons on Etsy for $26.99+ (available in two sizes).

    Izzy Macarons ships out orders Monday–Wednesday to prevent weekend delays and ensure macarons are delivered fresh. Orders placed after 3 PM on Wednesdays will be shipped the following Monday. 

    2. A first-dance song cotton print you can personalize for them with... well... your first dance song, of course! This super sweet, romantic gift is sure to make them smile. 

    lyrics to a song in the shape of a hear with daniel and ashley at the bottom and a date
    Amazon

    Chudoff is based in Texas and sells unique custom gifts.

    Promising review: "Great value. Turned out better than I expected. Just submitted the song and artist with the purchase and it showed up in a relatively short amount of time. Looks great and my wife loves it." —D. Kern

    Get it from Chudoff on Amazon Handmade for $29+ (available in six size/frame options).

    Check the listing for estimated delivery window. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost.

    3. A jar of mini conversation heart soaps that'll make for a unique and adorable gift idea, minus the chalky aftertaste the actual candies leave behind. 

    assortment of conversation heart soap bars
    Sunbasil Soap / Etsy

    Sunbasil Soap is based in Middletown, Delaware and sells unique and super pretty handmade soaps, body butters, bath bombs, and more!

    Promising review: "As adorable as these Valentine conversation hearts look in the picture, they are even cuter in person! I just love them! This is such a cute gift item, but I have to keep these for myself!" —blt64

    Get a jar of 18 mini heart soaps from Sunbasil Shop on Etsy for $13.45 or Amazon Handmade for $15.50.

    Check listing for estimated delivery date. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost.

    4. A 100 dates scratch-off poster to give you and your significant other some super fun date inspo — some ideas include a brewery tour, a pajama day, a weekend road trip, and learning a new skill together. 

    100 date ideas scratch off poster hanging on a wall
    Enno Vatti / Etsy

    Enno Vatti is based in New Jersey and sells a fun assortment of scratch-off posters. Some other gift-worthy ones to check out include 100 movies, 100 places, and 100 books.

    Get it from Enno Vatti on Etsy for $29.97 or Amazon for $29.97.

    Check Etsy listing for estimated delivery window. Free two-day shipping available on Amazon for Prime members. 

    5. A pair of earrings that double as AirPod holders because a gift that's equal parts pretty and useful is a top-notch choice.

    person wearing gold earring that is holding airpod in ear
    Pink Blue Studio / Etsy

    Pink Blue Studio is based in London and sells unique, handmade jewelry.

    Get a pair from Pink Blue Studio on Etsy for $32.73 (available in two colors).

    Check listing for estimated delivery window. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost.

    6. A Birthdate Candle that'll make the perfect prezzie for anyone who has a birthday, so EVERYONE! These super special candles smell delicious and make for a great little piece of decor.  

    february 14th birthdate candle
    july 1st birthdate candle
    Birthdate Co

    Birthdate Co. sells individual birth date candles, zodiac candles, birthdate books, and tarot trios!  

    I was lucky enough to get a free Birthdate Candle to try out a few months ago and it's probably one of my favorite things in my apartment. I've lit it ONCE and for an hour tops because it's so pretty and I just wanted it to stay as is. The little description on the back about people born on July 1st was so fun to read and the candle smells SO GOOD. This is a genius gift idea because there is truly a candle for every single person and it's suitable to give on any holiday, and of course, birthdays. Truly can't recommend this enough!

    Get it from Birthdate Co. for $38.

    It can take up to one week for your order to ship. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost.

    7. A quote sweatshirt you can get customized with a song lyric, phrase, or anything else you think your Valentine may like. It'll keep them nice and cozy all winter long. 

    model wearing gray sweatshirt that can be personalized with custom text
    Versa T Shirts / Etsy

    Versa T Shirts sells a wide array of comfy tees, sweatshirts, and tank tops with fun and unique designs. 

    Get it from Versa T Shirts on Etsy for $34 (available in five colors and sizes S–2XL).

    Check listing for estimated delivery window.

    8. A spa gift set filled with a soap bar, lip balm, bath salt, muscle rescue balm tin, and skin rescue balm tin. All you have to do is choose which soap and lip balm scent they'll receive so they can unwind and pamper themselves.

    box filled with assorted skincare goods
    Amazon

    The Little Flower Soap Co is couple-owned, based in Michigan, and sells small-batch body care products.

    Promising review: "I bought this as a Christmas present and they loved it! I wanted to keep it for myself. It smells amazing and the packaging was adorable for a gift." —Lily star

    Get it from The Little Flower Soap Co on Amazon Handmade for $28 (available in 14 soap scents and 13 lip balm scents).

    Check listing for estimated delivery window.

    9. A dainty name necklace bound to become their new go-to accessory. Just look at how pretty it is. You are the best gift-giver ever, no doubt about it.

    model wearing name necklace that reads brooke
    Caitlyn Minimalist / Etsy

    Caitlyn Minimalist is Asian woman-owned, based in Los Angeles and sells beautiful custom jewelry. 

    Promising review: "The necklaces came out beautiful and the attention to detail is amazing. The packaging of the jewelry was extremely thoughtful and careful. Definitely worth every penny!" —Jennifer Delgado

    Get it from Caitlyn Minimalist on Etsy for $27.75 (available in three finishes and nine chain lengths).

    Check the listing for estimated delivery window. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost.

    10. A monthly popcorn subscription so they can enjoy a yummy variety of fun popcorn flavors delivered right to their doorstep. Some unique past flavors include ghost pepper kettle corn, horchata, strawberry lemonade, and BBQ bacon — just to name a few.

    three bags of popcorn
    @thekernelcrate / Via www.instagram.com

    Enter code CRATEJOY at checkout for a discount! Kernel Crate is a subscription box service based in Fresno, California that sends three unique popcorn flavors each month! 

    Promising review: "Some delicious popcorn with interesting flavors. I like that you get sweet and savory choices. Enjoyable box!" —Christine Z.

    Subscribe to Kernel Crate on Cratejoy starting at $15.49/box on a 12-month subscription.  

    All orders placed between now and the end of January will ship on Feb. 1. Orders placed between Feb. 1 and 14 will ship on Feb. 15.

    11. A gorgeous tassel crossbody bag that'll make them want to toss out every other purse they own. Sorry, not sorry!

    the purse in white
    model holding the red purse
    Lux & NYX

    Lux & NYX is woman-owned and sells super trendy and functional bags!

    Get it from Lux & NYX for $198.

    Free ground shipping is available on orders over $150. Orders can take 3–10 days to be delivered via ground shipping. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost.

    12. A baby book box gift set perfect to get if your and significant other recently welcomed a new addition to your family. This set comes complete with a baby record book, a memory book, and lots of fun stickers! 

    the baby book gift box set
    Little Pickle Memories / Etsy

    Little Pickle Memories is a queer family-owned business based in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom that sells keepsake products for all kinds of families! 

    Promising review: "This is a wonderful keepsake. All the baby books I found contained references to two parents. I chose to have a baby as a single mom with a wonderful family support system. I need no reference to a partner, because it is just me. I absolutely love everything." —Karla Cunningham

    Get it from Little Pickle Memories on Etsy for $62.61+ (available in girls, boys, and unisex).

    Check the listing for estimated delivery window.

    13. A flower bouquet subscription because colorful, bright, and fresh flowers are a delight any time of year, not just on Valentine's Day. 

    box containing a flower bouquet
    model holding a flower bouquet
    The Send

    But don't worry, there's a one-time purchase option available, too! Fresh Sends is based in Denver, Colorado and sends a wonderful assortment of flowers in each bouquet. You won't be able to see the exact bouquet you're ordering, but you can head over to their Instagram to get an idea of what it may look like!

    Get it from Fresh Sends starting at $54/subscription or $60/one-time purchase.

    All flowers are sent via FedEx Priority Overnight. To ensure next-day delivery, order by 5 p.m. ET.

    14. A skyline tote bag so they can carry all of their personal belongings while repping their favorite city — it could be their hometown, a place they once traveled to and loved, a city they hope to move to or visit someday, or a pretty skyline they just really admire!

    model holding london skyline tote bag
    Anne Cate

    Anne Cate is woman-owned, based in Cleveland, Ohio, and sells all sorts of accessories in a variety of skyline prints like cities and college towns.  

    I got a sample of this amazing weekender tote with the London skyline print a few months ago and it's quickly become one of my favorite bags I own. I use it for everything — to carry my laptop, to hold groceries, and all my little personal belongings when I'm in the mood to use a tote rather than a purse. The skyline print is just about the coolest thing ever (and really makes me want to travel to London again), and the fact that it's black and white means it's neutral enough for me to carry it around with whatever outfit I'm wearing. Truly cannot recommend this tote enough! 

    Get it from Anne Cate for $45 (available in various skyline options). 

    Orders are processed within 2–5 business days, but most orders will ship out within 24 hours. Expedited shipping options are available at an additional cost.

    15. A custom journal to get personalized with text they'll love. They'll love using their new gift to write down their thoughts, make important lists, or anything else they enjoy journaling. 

    custom journal that reads
    custom journal that reads
    Soothi

    Soothi sells an array of high-quality journals and stationary! 

    Get it from Soothi starting at $68.

    The standard shipping window is 5–8 days. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost.

    16. A marbled glass coaster set for a super pretty way to prevent water ringlets from making a mess on their surfaces.

    the lemon ice colored marbled glass coasters on a table
    Made By Rheal / Etsy

    Made By Rheal is a Black trans-owned business based in Oakland, California that sells a beautiful array of home goods like coasters, flower pots, glassware, blankets, and concrete hands.

    Get a set of four from Made By Rheal on Etsy for $85.

    Check the listing for estimated delivery window. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost.

    17. pillow you can customize with a picture of their favorite pet friend, AKA the cutest pillow to ever exist.

    variety of customized pet pillows
    Auré / Etsy

    Auré is based in Surprise, Arizona and sells custom pillows and nature-inspired decor.

    Promising review: "Adorable!! The pillow came out perfectly, and is so soft! It’s is a birthday gift for my sister and I haven’t given it to her just yet, but I know she’s going to love it. Customer service was also great — very responsive and friendly. Will definitely be ordering from them again!" —Caitlin Hinz

    Get it from Auré on Etsy for $29.99+ (available in three materials, and sizes 2XS—2XL).

    Check listing for estimated delivery window. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost.

    18. A floral plush blanket that'll make a welcome addition to their binge-watch/couch snuggle sessions.

    the pink floral throw blanket
    Izzy & Liv

    Izzy & Liv is Black woman-owned and sells clothing, accessories, beauty products, home goods, office items, and even offers its own subscription service called Brown Sugar Box.

    Get it from Izzy & Liv for $35.

    Check listing for estimated delivery date. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost.

    19. A wool car diffuser to provide their car with a pretty piece of decor and a delicious scent. 

    assorted colors of car diffusers
    Lynn&Gray / Etsy

    BTW, these are unscented, so you may wanna get them an essential oil they can use with this, too! Lynn&Gray is a woman-owned, based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and sells all natural simple syrups, spices, and essential oil diffusers. 

    Promising review: "Wow! These are so cute! I added a couple of drops of my favorite oil blend and it’s stayed so fragrant in my car for hours. I love it!" —etelhami

    Get it from Lynn&Gray on Etsy for $10 (available in nine colors).

    Check the listing for estimated delivery window.

    20. A gift box filled with an assortment of products from Black-owned brands. Choose between a great selection of pre-curated boxes or get creative and build it yourself!

    gift box filled with spa goodies and chocolate

    21. A custom doormat so they can welcome guests into their home in the cutest way all thanks to your excellent gift-giving skills.

    Wood By Stu is based in Florida and sells handmade signs and home decor.

    Promising review: "Purchased for our new home. Beautiful print job, sturdy, and shipped way sooner than expected. I love it. Great idea for a housewarming gift, wedding gift, etc." —J.M.

    Get it from Wood By Stu on Amazon Handmade for $25+ (available in three sizes).

    This usually ships within 3–4 days. Check the listing for estimated delivery window.

    22. Colorful touch lamps — a gift for those in a long distance relationship that'll help make the miles between you two feel like nothing. When you touch yours, there's will light up so you can let them know you're thinking of them at any time. 

    two friendship lamps lit up blue
    Amazon

    Friendship Lamps by Filimin sells friendship lamps and picture frames handmade in the US to help keep you and your loved ones connected.

    Promising review: "My husband bought this as our daughter is moving to Arizona and we live in Florida. A unique way to show each other that we are thinking of each other." —Doreen B.

    Get a set of two from Friendship Lamps on Amazon Handmade for $210

    This usually ships within 2–3 days. Check the listing for estimated delivery date.

    23. A zodiac jewelry set complete with a zodiac tag necklace and bracelet and a crystal glass spinning butterfly ring — a set that's valued at $85 for less than $60. You're welcome!

    pisces zodiac gift set
    scorpio zodiac gift set
    INDV Apparel / Etsy

    INDV Apparel is based in Los Angeles and sells clothing and accessories for celebrating your individuality. 

    Get it from INDV Apparel on Etsy for $62 (available in all zodiac signs and 21 butterfly ring colors). 

    Check the listing for estimated delivery window. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost.