Local finds for all the 2022 -tines

Shopping locally on Valentine's/Galentine's Day?
Check out our favorite products below!
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A few of our favorite local finds

Cocktail stirrers from Proper Letter
The perfect addition to your celebrations - Galentine's-themed cocktail stirrers! We also love the beautiful calligraphy drink tags.
Better Together: Classic Blends from Around the World with Shelters to Shutters and DCanter
Deepen your wine knowledge and support Shelters to Shutters, a non-profit that works to provide employment and housing to individuals facing situational homelessness. Ticket price is for the virtual fundraiser - a list of wines produced by DCanter will be available for purchase (with pick-up/delivery options) upon registering for the event.
[AAPI-owned + woman-owned]
Chocobombs + more from La Box
La Box is our go-to for special occasions - you can't go wrong with their gorgeous arrangements, breakable hearts, valentine chocobombs, or chocolate-covered strawberries with scandalous messages...
[Latinx-owned + woman-owned]
Mood melts from Zen in a Jar
These luxurious wax melts can go in wax melters or used to scent your lingerie drawers, linens, or even your car! Scents are peach & rose and coconut + amber + musk.
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Letterpress cards from Cate Paper Co
Handprinted set of 6 letterpress cards and envelopes with vintage valentines graphics & fun messages for friends or a significant other. Fun fact: these are created with thick Flurry cotton paper, which is made using wind and hydro energy!
Mon Amour Box Set by Rako Coffee (+Harper Macaw & Pozē Candle)
We are smitten by Rako's fabulous gift box featuring local brands we love! The Mon Amour includes the best of three RĀKO direct-source coffees, a special edition Raspberry Cheesecake Chocolate bar from Harper Macaw, and a handcrafted soy candle from Poze Candle Co.
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Hearts on Hearts collection from Blue Moon Aquarius
Hearts on hearts on your ears! All designs are hand cut, sanded, and assembled. These super cute earrings are made with polymer clay, resin and are nickel and lead-free.
[AAPI-owned + woman-owned]
XO Collection from Cindy Liebel
We are loving Cindy Liebel's beautiful new 'XO' collection (studs and necklace)! For the earrings, pick a single 'X' or 'O' or opt for the pair - either option is bound to bring you or your loved ones sparkles of joy.
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Treats from Rawfully Delish
Raw, plant-based, gluten, and lactose and sugar-free - Rawfully Delish's creations are also works of art, almost too beautiful to eat! (Key word: almost, they are too delicious to resist)
Bouquets from Blue Ribbon Floral
You may have spotted this adorable blue floral truck across town - third-generation florist Ali Chrisler is bringing her beautiful bouquets to your home this Valentine's Day!
Acrylic heart blocks & heart hamsas from Arielle Zorger Designs
Add a splash of color to your home with these handmade decor items. Each acrylic block is made to order, created with high polished glass and a felt backing, and comes in an elegant box!
Valentine's bundle from The Urban Planter
Create your custom 4.5" + 6.5" planters bundle and save $10! Get a pair of Boho Speckled, Abstract Shapes, Silhouette, Abstract Shapes 2.0 or mix and match from different designs.
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Hoya Kerrii from Jungle and Loom
An adorable heart-shaped plant! This plant is relatively drought tolerant, which means they like to be intermittently dry and then saturated. Pick up from Jungle & Loom's storefront at Union Market or Brookland Arts Walk.
I carry your heart with me Pendant by Rachel Pfeffer
Inspired by the e.e. cummings poem, [I carry your heart with me], this beautiful handmade pendant features a hammered oxidized black silver heart, with a smaller 14k goldfilled heart nestled inside. It hangs on a floating jump ring, so it can move around on the chain freely. The chain is a 18” 14k goldfilled cable chain.
Aromatherapy shower steamers by Fig & Fire
Make your shower spa-esque with these shower steamers infused with essential oils. They also include an emulsifier for a non-slip experience in the shower! Pick from 4 scent options depending on your mood.
Heart-shaped alfajores from Peruvian Brothers (link coming soon!)
Alfajores are soft Peruvian cookies filled with Dulce de Leche and covered in powdered sugar. Order online or pick up from La Cosecha!
Baked goods from City Sweets & Treats
Small-batched baked truffles, mini bundt cakes, cookies, and more! We are eyeing the rosewater sugar cookies frosted with white chocolate, pistachios and rose petals.
Curated wine packs from Rose Creek
Rose Creek Wine is a boutique online bottle shop based in DC focused on highlighting exceptional wines crafted by women and BIPOC producers. Note your preferences or let the experts decide! Same or next day free delivery makes this perfect for last-minute gifting.
[Latinx-owned + woman-owned]
Ex-bf themed candles from Old Flames
Handmade candles with clever descriptions inspired by the founder's exes. Like your previous relationships, let them burn! I'm Keeping the Dog collection is a pawesome collection that benefits the French bulldog rescue.
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Self-love sweatshirt from Digital Rebel
We love Digital Rebel's bold designs - this sweatshirt available in multiple colors is the ultimate self-love reminder!
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Vegan gift box from many local brands!
Vegan gift box with Nomad's Hunan Hottie Dumplings, Tae-Gu Kimchi, Baking District’s Glazed Fudge Brownie, OHmazing Granola, Just AJ’s Plant Based Jamaican Sausages, and Lambrusco sparkling wine!
[Black-owned + woman-owned + AAPI-owned]
Wine flight feat. women winemakers by Immigrant Foods
Immigrant Foods is celebrating Galentine's Day with a wine flight celebrating only women winemakers! Share a baked brie to pair with your sips.
Self-love bracelets from Wear Your Cause
Customize a gold filled bracelet with a name, a mantra, or a phrase that resonates with you on this day!
[Latinx-owned + woman-owned]
Balloon bubbles from Celandine Gifting Co.
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[Latinx-owned + woman-owned]
Chocolate-dipped bacon from Cured & Crisp
Roses are red, violets are blue, chocolate-covered bacon is a wild invention for you! Or, as Chef Eron Picus states, "we love bacon, we love chocolate and we love you."
Heart paintings by Martina Sestakova
Bring a burst of color and joy into your home with these beautiful original artwork pieces by Martina Sestakova - $21 each and available for shipping or local delivery!

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