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Unique and Amazing Valentine's Day Gifts for Her

Updated: Apr 16, 2023

gift guide for unique gifts for valentines day

This is a lovely little gift guide for Valentine's Gifts. Here you will find the perfect and unique gift for the person you love. All from small handmade businesses. There is something for everyone from jewellery to candles to clothing to the perfect card to say I love you in.

So grab a cup of tea... or a glass of wine and enjoy browsing this lovely gift guide!

How and What to Look for When Choosing a The Perfect Gift

Valentine's Day; is different to other occasions and holidays don't you think? For Valentine's Day, you want to give your person the one you love something that says just that I love you and I know you. Whether that is a piece of one-of-a-kind handmade jewellery, a piece of art a beautiful and mood-enhancing candle or would they enjoy a practical gift like an adventure activity or a new piece of equipment for their hobby?

Whatever your budget keep these things in mind and you will find the perfect gift. There is a great range of things to choose from for all budgets you don't need to spend a fortune to show someone you care.

Gift Idea 1: Embossed Floral Hand Painted Necklace from Abby’s Art Atelier £10

As you know I make one-of-a-kind jewellery using polymer clay and resin and utilising mixed media techniques.

This polymer clay necklace in this soft and subtle pink embossed floral pattern into this necklace has a beautiful and chic look and feel. I have hand-painted the embossed lines to create a beautiful bright spring effect. This necklace is stunning and sophisticated which makes the perfect gift for that special person in your life.

This doesn't catch your eye? No worries take a look at a lovely list of other gift ideas from other Small Handmade Bussiness and support a fellow maker this Valentine's!

Gift Idea 2: "Lexi" Checkmate Wine & Black Heart Studs from Created By Lau £10

Created by Lau makes one-of-a-kind jewellery, based in Yorkshire she uses a range of materials to create accessories, like Fibre Textiles, Resin, Polymer Clay and Jesmonite. Each piece is one-of-a-kind as she makes each piece in small batches which is better for the environment but also means every piece is unique to the buyer.

These are stunning pairs of polymer clay earrings in this gorgeous wide colour with a checkerboard print. A design made to last and withstand all trends and makes the perfect gift for Valentine's day.

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Gift Idea 3: Alphabet Dating - an A-Z of date ideas from The Kids Press Company £15.99

The Kids Press Company is a twin sister team creating luxury stationery brands creating beautiful products to celebrate family milestones. With loads of amazing products to send to people you love when they need it most or to commemorate a family milestone.

Can't decide on the perfect date? Then look no further. These cards are suggestions for fun date activities which can be personalized to your taste. What a perfect gift to create fun memories with the person you love on this romantic day.

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Gift Idea 4: Rhubarb & fresh mint 8oz jar candle from And Hope Designs £14.50

Anna from And Hope Designs creates a range of products that feature hand lettering, watercolour and digital illustration including cards, prints, journals, tea towels, candles and gift wrap to bring joy, as well as commissioned paintings for an extra special gift perfect for that big occasion. She creates elegant and fun designs to make every item special.

This candle is hand-poured in a stunning amber glass jar. Made from soy wax in a delicious rhubarb and mint scent. Perfect for bringing the warmth and smells of summer into the house during these colder days to create a romantic atmosphere.

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Gift Idea 5: Pink Catnap Sleep Mask from Just Add Style £35

Creating limited runs of luxury silk scarves and sophisticated stationery featuring unique hand-drawn illustrations. Just Add Style is a creative collaboration by award-winning fashion illustrator Emma Cowlam and accomplished graphic designer Lisa Kew

Does your loved one Love to look stylish whether you are out at the shops, on a night out or even when you sleep? Then this is the perfect gift for them! A fabulous and luxurious sleep mask with hand-drawn leopards on one side and leopard print on the other it's up to you which way you style and wear it. Beautifully made in the finest silk satin, 100% silk fibre filling and an elastic silk-covered band for a soft but perfect fit.

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Gift Idea 6: Red Clutch Bag from Sew Sofia £35

Sew Sofia makes bags and accessories in eye-catching designs and functional fabrics including faux leather, cork and laminated organic cotton (an eco-friendly alternative to oilcloth).

Add a splash of colour to any of your loved ones' outfit day or night with this stunning lipstick red clutch bag. Made from smooth textured faux leather which is wiped clean and a beautiful bold floral print lining in luxurious cotton sateen finished with chunky bronze hardware details on the zip and strap what's not to love about this bag?

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Gift Idea 7: La Rosée Glass Candle from Louis & Co Maison £28

Inspired by the French Riviera Louis & Co Maison handmake their products in Hampshire created by Lea & George, a French-British couple. The aim of the brand is to capture their personalities: the love of giving, hosting and enjoying life.

Use La Rosée (translates to The Dew) to create a sensuous atmosphere in your bedroom. The rose scent is not like any other and is the perfect mix of rich but subtle rose scents.

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Gift Idea 8: Copper Heart on Silver Circle Necklace from Zoe Ruth Designs £40

Using sterling silver, copper and semi-precious stones, Zoe Ruth designs and handmakes jewellery inspired by nature that surrounds us.

A beautifully crafted piece that will be a timeless piece in her jewellery collection this necklace is made from sterling silver for the ring and the copped heart is placed on top with textured detail.

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Gift Idea 9: Love Story Scrapbook from Scrappy Doodles UK £20

Scrappy Doodles UK sells handmade gifts and home decor. Their best-selling gift is their scrapbooks. They can even be personalized.

Are you and your loved one very sentimental? This is the perfect gift for you then. This marvellous scrapbook is ready to be filled with amazing memories from exciting dates to the simple walk in the park you took together to keep all the memories together here. And to top, it off it is an eco-friendly scarp book too what more could you want?

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Gift Idea 10: The Love One Unique Milk Churn Candle®️ - Red Roses from The Cattleshed Candle Company £15

Using the finest fragrances and eco-soy wax The Cattleshed Candle Company makes unique Milk Churn Candles®️. They are Sustainable, refillable or repurposed

This candle perfectly named "The Love One" in Red Roses is also hand-poured with an immersive scent of romantic red roses. A smell that will last longer than the bunch that you bought to go with it. The perfect smell to sum up valentines day.

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Gift Idea 11: Sloth Valentine’s Day Card from Bamber Prints £3.50

Catherine from Bamber Prints uses lots of dots to create her drawings and uses them in playful and minimalist designs.

Haven't purchased a card yet? This one is perfect with the adorable sloth design and message that says "I Love You This Much". The card is made of 100% recycled card and includes one recycled kraft brown envelope.

These cards are also as prints and more using sustainable materials.

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Gift Idea 11: Silver Hammered Heart Studs from Anna Calvert Jewellery £25

Makes jewellery from recycled silver and gold Anna Calvert designs pieces that you can love and wear every day.

Does your partner love a simple and understated style? These heart earrings made from recycled sterling silver will be perfect to fit that perfectly. They have been created using a hammered technique which creates a beautiful texture detail.

They are a simple but exquisite pair of earrings that are timeless and will never go out for stile and will always go out of the day.

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Gift Idea 12: Red Heart Lavender Sachet from Naila Ahmad LONDON £10

Working with the traditional art of block printing Naila Ahmad has been a textile artist since 2016. Using this technique she prints onto all sorts of items to create amazing pieces with her designs such as Scarves,Kimonos, tote bags, purses and eye pillows.

She also makes lavender sachets including this one, which is handmade and hamade printed onto a 100% cotton unbleached calico. It is fit to bursting with around 40-50gms of dried English Lavender. With a loop, so it can be hung in a wardrobe giving all of your partner's clothing a beautiful and relaxing scent that will last years. This makes such a sweet and thoughtful gift.

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Gift Idea 13: Handmade Wooden ‘I Love You’ Wood Slice Coaster Gift from Wooden You Love £8

Using Pyrography Wooden You Love makes hand burnt wooden gifts for all occasions. Using this technique means all of the pieces are completely unique.

Want a practical but romantic gift? This rustic wooden coaster is hand burnt with a romantic I heart you and two love cutie birds having a sweet peck underneath. They are handmade from real tree slices and finished with waterproof protection.

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Gift Idea 14: Double Festival Silver Earrings from Eni Jewellery £67

Eni Jewellery based in London launched in 2016. Their style is new grunge with their collection being aimed at fashion and modern people who want to express their individuality. These are timeless pieces that never go out of style regardless of the seasonal trends. Each collection is developed and designed by Eleni Koumara, expressing her distinctive and original style.

These earrings are from eco-sterling silver and come in a gift box. These are perfect for everyday wear but the sculptural double festival silver design is unique and abstract to jazz up any outfit. Made up of side ways triangles they are an abstract design.

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Gift Idea 15: LOVE Fitted Hoodie from Home Bird Crafts £40

Home Bird Crafts upcycles preloved clothing and creates new rainbow-inspired sustainable items for the entire family.

Does your loved one hates fast fashion but loves suitable shopping then Home Bird Crafts are for you! This hoodie is made from certified organic cotton, a hoodie if you are like me will be reaching for most days. Comfortable and warm with a "Love" print on the front a practical and caring gift not just for your partner but also for the planet.

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Gift Idea 16: Leather Heart keyring from Laura Jessica Design £8.50

Using a mix of vegetable-tanned leather, suedes and Nappa leather to produce lasting accessories. Laura Jessica Design hand makes small leather goods and accessories using traditional techniques.

Small gifts are often the best. Why not get a vegetable-tanned leather keyring? With a beautiful array of colours to choose from you can always get one to match each bag your loved one has. Finished off with a silver-coloured heart loop perfect for valentines day!

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Gift Idea 17: Gold & Silver Petite Organic Flower Earrings from Inari Designs £95

Working with recycled and Fairtrade gold and silver as well as using reclaimed, sustainable and responsibly sourced gemstones. Inari Designs is a sustainable jeweller that makes small batches and custom pieces to suit your style.

These one-a-kind small earrings are made from pure silver and 9ct gold.

Made to parallel an organic flower using a "torch sculpted" technique. Fully hallmarked these earrings will last a lifetime.

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So there you have it, 17 fabulous handmade gift ideas for that special person in your life. Not only will have an amazing gift your loved one will love but you will also be supporting a small UK business. Make sure you pick something special that they will truly appreciate and will enjoy opening on Valentine's Day, and you have so many great options here in this guide!

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