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Indie Trove: Love Is In The Air – Valentines Day Crafts & Gifts

Whether you like it or loath it, Valentines Day is on the horizon. Don’t just get the same old chocolate and flowers for your loved one. Treat them to these wonderful love themed gifts by northern designers and makers!

Heart Felt Parcel Gift Tags by MisHelenEous

Made in Manchester

Take a look at these hand-sewn reusable felt gift tags by Helen Rodgers. These heart shaped decorations can also be hung up around your home. A lovely little gift for your other half or nearest and dearest.

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Gold Heart Necklace by The Magpies Daughter

Made in Manchester

We love this golden charm necklace by Rachel at The Magpie’s Daughter. An arrow between two hearts, the dainty piece of jewellery a sweet present for your sweetheart or perhaps to yourself!

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Embracing Couple Embroidery Hoop by Bird and the Bear

Made in Liverpool

Sophie Neuman at Bird and the Bear painstakingly creates these beautiful embroidered pieces of art. We love this depiction of an embracing couple accompanied with hand sewn tattoos. Check out her Etsy shop for more wonderful embroidery work.

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USB Mixtape by The Wild Card Shop

Made in Sheffield

The art of making a good mix for your loved one can literally make or break a relationship in its early stages. Even if your music taste is dreadful your other half will appreciate this quirky USB mixtape. Swap your iTunes library with each other and watch the love bloom…

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Love Is In The Air Rubber Stamp by Meli Melo

Made in Sheffield

Stamp your love letters to your Valentine with this gorgeous stamp by Meli Melo. Designer Alex is originally from France but has finally settled in Sheffield after a brief life in Barcelona. She now makes wonderful stamps and badges for your homemade craft projects. Check out her blog for cool scrapbooking tips!

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Wonky Hearts Sticky Tape by Martha & Hepsie

Made in Sheffield

We love Martha & Hepsie’s quirky illustrated sticky tapes. This one features lots of lovely red wonky hearts, ready to help you wrap all your Valentines day presents.

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Be Mine Heart Tattoo Necklace by Dolly Dripp

Made in Manchester

Cuddle up to this gorgeous hand embroidered cushion by Dolly Dripp. The tattoo inspired design will melt the heart of even the most macho Hell’s Angel…

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Little Box of Lovely Things! by Emily Coxhead

Made in Manchester

If you’re stuck in knowing what to get your loved one, why not treat them to this little box of lovely things! Inside you can find a heart shaped balloon, a personalised badge, an infinity charm and sweeties amongst other things covered in confetti! A great fun filled gift.

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Home Is Wherever I’m With You Print by Sian Uska

Made in Manchester

We love this original silk screen print by Sian Uska in Manchester. Inspired by vintage Czech stamps and children’s book illustrators such as Rodger Hargraves, this print is filled with fun and happiness without verging into the sickly. A lovely memento to hang up in your family home.

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You’re My Cup of Tea Mug by Blossoming Workshop

Made in Leeds

Treat your loved one with a nice brew of Yorkshire tea with this hand painted mug by Nadia at Blossoming Workshop. She also does custom designs if you’re looking for something with a personal touch. Check out her Etsy shop for more painted ceramics and glassware.

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Geeky Heart Cuddly Toy Hanger by Nafftastic

Made in Liverpool

If valentines day just makes you feel all goofy and awkward, sum up your feelings with this geeky felt heart toy hanger by Claire McCann at Nafftastic. Claire is also an accomplished illustrator if you are looking for a quirky card.

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