Valentine’s Day is coming yet again and with the tumultuous year that has just passed everyone deserves to get some love this time around. Although we can’t go out for cute dates or go for fancy dinners, we can still do something special for people.
So, whether you’re getting your S/O something special or just your showing love to your friends, here are some of the best small Irish businesses to get those pressies from this Valentine’s Day…
If you are looking for some of the most beautifully created necklaces for someone special, this is one of the places you must go. Ethereal Jewels is owned and founded by Siobhán, where these delectable necklaces are sold at brilliant prices and are packaged with care. With a zodiac collection and a gold collection you can make a necklace personal for someone special on Valentines.
Rachel Russel Design
For quirky, fun, and minimalistic jewellery, rachelrusselldesign has you absolutely covered. Founded and started just last year, Rachel has seen her business grow from strength to strength, selling the most beautiful hand-made collections of necklaces and earrings, using mixes of rose quartz, pearls, and small turquoise crystals. Rachel sells directly of Esty, but if you want to have a quick look here is her Instagram @rachelrusselldesign, not to mention the current 15% off Valentines sale.
If you don’t think jewellery is the right choice this Valentine’s Day, why not go for some hand-crafted prints from @_designwright_? Gorgeously created by owner Irish Artist Megan Wright from Donegal, she offers a wide range of prints, tote bags and cards, along with some tees. The prints are fun and funky and go from Guinness pints to Michael D to screw lad culture plus, super cute Valentines cards.
If you are feeling more of health and beauty vibes this Valentine’s, then Bluebird Soapery is where you need to be. Made will all-natural ingredients, Bluebird Soapery is completely vegan and cruelty free, with an ethical zero waste concept in the business. Beautiful hand-made soaps and bath-bombs, in wide ranges of smells from lemon, to ocean breeze to charcoal and tea tree. They also offer gift boxes, which would make perfect gifts for Valentine’s day.
If you are thinking of something sweeter this Valentines, then Mary and Rebecca Meredith’s cake page is where you need to be. Cakes and cupcakes made to order and in whatever style or way you want. Made with the most excellent care and craftsmanship and not to mention the cakes are delicious, Milis Delish would make such a cute present for a loved one. Pop onto their Instagram send a DM of what you would like, and you are good to go.
If you’re looking for super cute Valentine’s Day cards this year you have to take a check out Irish illustrator niamheile_design. Niamh has a gorgeous selection of Valentine’s Day cards and she also offers free shipping on orders of 4 or less cards.
Which small Irish businesses are you buying from from this Valentine’s Day…