Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and what better way to show your love than by supporting local businesses? This year, skip the generic gifts and opt for something unique and locally made. Not only will you be spreading the love to your special someone, but you'll also be supporting your community. So, let's dive into our locally made Valentine's Day gift guide and find the perfect pick-me-up for your loved one!

hand drawn skyline every day for a year

Jilly Frances

Give this unique gift to that special someone to celebrate that special day.
Jilly Frances paints the sky each day, give you the perfect keepsake to commemorate the day you met, their birthday, an anniversary, whichever day you want to remember. Locally-made always makes it special, but this exceptional gift will pull at their heart strings.
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5 Ton Records @ 613Flea

5 Ton Records

Something about giving music as a gift, it is like sharing apart of your soul.
5 Ton Records is always set up at 613 Flea. Come by Saturday February 10th to find your favourite record and pass it onto the music lover in your life. Give the happiness that comes when a record is spinning in the dead of winter,
that is pure magic.

 

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eco-conscious heart sweater

Copious

The Conscious Heart Sweater is the gift that keeps on giving, comfy, cozy, and ready to wear all year long! I brought back the rich maroon sweater and upcycled black lace from a custom bridal gown, elevating this casual crew to a sweater you rock all day every day. 
 
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naughty florals valentine's day card

 

Naughty Florals

I love getting cards in the mail. Even more than that, I Iove getting a naughty card in the mail! Make a friend laugh when they open a Naughty Florals card. Each one is beautifully illustrated with a sprinkle of naughty humour, it's sure to make a special day for whomever receives it. 
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soul chocolate

Soul Chocolate

It's not a holiday without a sweet treat. Soul Chocolate will bring a little sweetness into your life and you can feel good shopping with this local brand because their ingredients are organic, ethically sourced and fairly compensated. With each chocolate bar you can see on their website where their ingredients come from. They are all about traceability. 

 

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Written by Carissa McCaig

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