Gifts with Heart

Screen Shot 2016-01-05 at 7.18.57 PM Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. It really is the perfect time of year to hold your boo close. The long cold nights of winter are perfect for romantic retreats, dinners and dates and just simply cocooning together. Even if it’s a small token of your affection, don’t be caught off guard without a little gift. Here are some of our favourite things that will make your love’s heart beat a little faster.   Something Beaded Screen Shot 2016-01-28 at 12.10.27 PM These beaded Namji Dolls are handmade and absolutely exquisite. Traditionally these would be given to a bride on their wedding day and are imbued with good energy to help with fertility. Screen Shot 2016-01-28 at 12.11.27 PM The Monkey Biz beaded animals are another fabulous gift. These are one-of-a-kind pieces created by women artisans in South Africa. Not only are they elevating South Africa’s beaded arts and bringing them to an international audience, Monkey Biz is also a not-for-profit that employs and trains women and reinvests funds directly into the community to better empower these women.   Something Ceramic ceramicteddy-55-andcat-125 clementina-80-ea A vase or a delicate piece of ceramic or pottery is also a lovely gesture. Fill it with flowers, favourite teas or chocolates to present the perfect present.   Everything Aglow candlesnuffers-25-ea Beautiful candles, accompanied by this handmade candle snuffer is a great way to set the mood of a room. Who doesn’t love candle light?   Special Storage Screen Shot 2016-01-28 at 12.09.55 PM boxes-colour-15-20 A pretty box not only is a lovely home accessory, adding texture and a dash of colour to your tabletops and shelves, they can also hold your most treasured things. With or without a gem inside, these boxes are a perfect way to say you treasure what your love does.   Pampered Screen Shot 2016-01-28 at 12.09.44 PM Nothing is more pampering than breakfast in bed. A tray like this one is exotic, beautiful and romantic in its own rite and will make a fabulous accessory long after Valentine’s Day is gone.   To romance! To long lie-ins in bed! To time spent with those that make your heart go pitter-pat!

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