Local finds for all the 2021 -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

Valentine Tarot readings from Madame Meow
Want to give your significant other the gift of insight? Book your sweetheart a Zoom tarot reading - each reading last about 20-25 minutes and you can even book it as a surprise!
[woman-owned]
Custom engraved bottle from One Eight Distilling
We love this collaboration between the talented Samantha of Painted Palettes and One Eight Distilling! Pick your spirit and choose to get a text or conversation hearts message engraved for the ultimate personalized gift! Deadline to order is Feb 7th at 6 pm (local pick up only) [no longer available - but leaving on here because how cool was this?!]
[woman-owned: Painted Palettes]
Gift box with candle, mini wine bottle + more from The Saint James Collection
A luxurious customizable gift box - pick from 4 types of candle scents, 4 types of wine (sparkling, red, white, rosé) and it also includes 1 flute and a signature box of matches. Use code FREESHIP for free shipping!
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Flowers & chocolate-covered strawberries from La Box
Creative gift boxes containing chocolate-covered strawberries, roses, breakable heart chocolates, hot chocolate bombs… the possibilities are endless!
[POC-owned + woman-owned]
Brigadeiros (traditional Brazilian sweets) from June B Sweet
Brigadeiros are mini, bite-sized traditional Brazilian sweets. Choose combinations from 20+ options including rose water, cappucino, caipirinha or more classic flavors. They come packaged in a beautiful box with a ribbon!
[POC-owned + woman-owned]
Alocasia Polly from The Plantesque
This gorgeous Alocasia Polly comes in 4.5" clay pot and includes free doorstep delivery in DC and within 10 miles of city limits! Thrives with medium to bright indirect light.
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Cards with a mission from Second Story Cards
We love Second Story's mission to help our neighbors experiencing homelessness. Choose from cards with love puns, witty phrases or more serious motifs.
Customizable Chocolate Macaroon Lovegram from Sweet Dames
Pick a pair for "We go together like ____ + ____" (e.g., Ross + Rachel, Oprah + Gayle, PB + J) and even add a custom message! Macaroon bites are dipped in chocolate and decorated with red, pink and white sprinkles.
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Mini Heart Studs from Cindy Liebel
Add charm to your earring stack with Cindy Liebel's signature mini heart studs in polished silver, charcoal silver or 14K gold. The curved slope adds depth and attention to this minimalist everyday earring. You can even purchase just 1 if you are looking to use in a 2nd or 3rd piercing (or if you'd like to mix + match metals!)
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Floral Smudge Bundles from Smudging Goddess
These beautiful smudge sticks are made with white sage, Yerba Santa, cedar, verbena and rose petals. Smudging Godess has a Smudging 101 page if you're new to this practice!
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Trifecta Gift Kit from Sauce City
A trio of Sauce City's delicious creations - one bottle of Mambo #1 (mambo sauce), one bottle of Fancy Bloody Mary Mix, and one bottle of the super hot "Don't Cough" mambo sauce!
[Black-owned]
Subscription from I'm Book'd Box
With I'm Book'd Box subscription you get a book, an inspiring personalized letter, a dope bookmark and 4-5 in-theme novelty items every month! You can also send as a one time gift.
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Basil Lavender Syrup + Garnish from A Tale of Two Tins
Elevate your loved ones' at-home mixology game! Mix + match floral and herbaceous syrups with cinnamon pear crisps, or pick a bottled cocktail to be delivered (free local pick up at RFK stadium).
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Upcycled Bicycle Chain Bottle Opener from Bicycle Trash
Each opener is made from a used bicycle gear and chain, polished with a steel brush to bring out a subtle luster. Perfect for bike aficionados!
[Woman-owned]
Soak Set from Barz Soap
Three uniquely blended soaking salts (Relax, Detox, Still) combined to make a lovely gift or simply to indulge and spoil yourself!
[POC-owned + woman-owned]
Oblong Charcuterie Board from Austen Morris Furniture
We've been following Dennis' amazing custom woodworking projects in DC and were happy to discover that he has a few ready to ship items too! We love this unique charcuterie board made from walnut & country maple.
Industrial Design-themed Frame from SmartBox
This picture display case with wood trim has built-in lighting, industrial design, and magnetic holds. A wonderful way to relive memories via photographs and a conversation-starter piece!
Jerky Subscription from Jerkface
Hand-cut jerky offerings delivered monthly with % discounts based on subscription type, and includes free shipping! Choose any combination of flavors - we recommend including the smoked jalapeño one.
Bouquets from Ash to Oak
Elegant bundles with garden whimsy! Cut off to order is Wednesday Feb 10 and delivery is on 2/13 only (or local pick up on Sunday Feb 14).
[Woman-owned]

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