Show Some Love to These Women-Owned Small Business This Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and you have a lot of love to give this year. You're ready to show your appreciation to your partner, your mom, your best friend — maybe even your cat.
You want to show appreciation to your loved ones, but you want to do more than that. You also want to celebrate the artisans, florists, entrepreneurs, and chocolatiers who make this holiday happen. You want to show your love to all women, and to the planet. It’s possible!
Read on for a few of our favorite adorable, thoughtful, and sustainable Valentine’s Day gift ideas from women-owned businesses.
Nothing says Happy Valentine's Day like a bouquet of flowers. They’re a traditional and elegant way to show your appreciation for anyone special in your life.
Urban Stems works directly with their Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farms to ensure the flowers are the freshest and that workers are the happiest. If you’re a last minute shopper, they offer next day or same day delivery in some cities. Give The Juliet to that person you can’t live without. For classic, romantic red roses, give The Valentine.
This woman-owned flower company has an array of hand-picked, farm fresh floral arrangements as well as flower subscription services for showing love year ‘round. Spoil your lover with the I Heart You Flower Bouquet.
If you want to mix it up, these plantable hearts are a fun alternative to the traditional bouquet. They’re hand-crafted, super unique and sustainable with 100% tree-free cotton paper. They’re perfect for the plant-enthusiast in your life.
A funny, heartfelt, or quirky card is a good way to make your loved ones feel seen. Check out these female-owned, handcrafted card shops on Etsy.
Let your person know they’re one of a kind with an original, handmade card from Paperhood co. This bagel card is perfect for that friend or lover you met at the local coffee shop.
Give this eccentric raccoon card for your pal or partner with a sense of humor. Each card is hand-made, and a fun way to show your love.
A classic and sweet gift, you can’t go wrong with a box of chocolates. Check out some handcrafted and fair trade options.
Celebrate love, women, and African culture with a Gift Box from Midunu chocolates. This company is female-owned and the chocolates are artisanally crafted chocolate and made with Ghanaian cocoa.
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Give a gift that gives back with a fair trade Valentine’s Day chocolate box. These chocolates are made ethically and sustainably in Vermont.
Let your loved ones feel beautiful this Valentine’s Day with handmade jewelry that’s as unique as they are.
Geominimalist creates fabulous personalized, hand-crafted jewelry for whoever your heart goes out to this year. Give them a personalized heart ring.
Vi Bella’s works to not only create dazzling jewelry but also creates jobs for artisanal communities in Haiti. Their products are hand-crafted and use sustainable, locally sourced, and recycled materials. Check out the Valentines Collection.
Give the gift of aromatherapy or set the mood with a handmade candle.
Your special someone deserves a Dreamy Gallery Candle. Each candle is hand-poured, made of 100% soy wax and free of toxic chemicals. The Goddess Candle is perfect for that friend or coworker you practically worship.
Whether you’re looking to spark some romance or enjoy a cozy night with your best friend, Scented Designs has a perfect scent for you. They’re female-owned, and they’re all about female empowerment and love for the Earth. Each candle is made of plant-based wax, and free of paraffins or phthalates. Your Valentine is sure to love the Be Mine candle, or if you can’t decide, give them a gift set.
Everyone could use a hug. These organic, non-toxic, and hand-poured soy huggy candles are a perfect gift for your favorite person. Plus, they’re vegan and cruelty free.
Handcrafted Gift Boxes
Can’t decide if a candle, some sweets or a bath bomb is the right gift for your sweetheart? Why not give them a little bit of everything. Check out a few of these handmade gift boxes available on Etsy:
Show appreciation with this unique Valentine's Day Gift Box containing soy candles, succulents and sweets. Add a personalized message to make it extra special.
For your loved one who could use a spa treatment, Eryn’s Home and Gifts: Valentine’s Day Gift Box offers aromatherapy at its finest, with all-natural, soaps, scrubs, and essential oils.
Show some love to your favorite women with a thoughtful, artisanally crafted Valentine’s Day gift box. The perfect balance of self-care and a little self-indulgence.
This Valentine’s Day, give your loved ones the best fair trade, handmade and uniquely personal gifts, and celebrate the woman who creates them. Whether it’s artisanal chocolate, elegant flowers or a silly card, you’ll create a special moment while also making a positive impact.
What’re you giving your valentine this year? Share below.