Handmade Valentine's Day Gifts from Etsy Artisans
This Valentine’s Day, fall in love with goods from local etsy.com artisans
These hearts melt—on contact with skin. Their cocoa butter and lavender essential oil are the start of a romantic massage. Large bar, $5, set of three small bars, $5.50 @ Bathnbeads by Kristine Cournoyer.
These vegan, eco-friendly lipsticks come in shades like Bombshell, Nude, and Flirty, $15 each @ Aromi by Hannah Follis.
Soften winter skin with this über-rich, unscented Naked calendula cream made with organic butters, oils, and botanical extracts, $24 @ Mirasol Farm by Casey McGee and Olga Trujillo.
Longfellow’s famous poem, Song of Hiawatha, relays our state’s greatest love story: that of the Native American leader Hiawatha (grandson of Nokomis) and his lover, Minnehaha. Papercut rendering of lakes Nokomis and Hiawatha, adjoined by Minnehaha Creek, $40 @ Crafterall by Marnie Karger.
Who needs diamonds? Sterling silver lovebird earrings, $70, and open-heart earrings, $35 @ ArsenalofButtons by Deborah Getsug.
Cicadas wouldn’t seem to be the most romantic of creatures, but they symbolize love, sensuality—and a healthy libido. Handmade brass earrings, $30 @ Larissa Loden by Larissa Loden.
These love bunnies are backed with a mink-like fabric that’s so soft you’ll have a hard time handing them over to the wee ones, $30 each @ Beedot by Mandy Finders.
First comes love, then comes marriage, then come (sometimes) two babies in the baby carriage. Twin LOVE onesies, $35 @ PipAndSqueakBoutique by Rachel Lytle and Kayt Townsend.