If you need a little inspiration for some Galentines or Valentines gift ideas, look no further. We’ve picked some of our fav’s we’ve seen on the ‘gram all sold by small businesses! Discover so many thoughtful pressie ideas right here, and shop small in the process, happy shopping!
Scrunchies by Sbdluxe – £4
Jesmonite Coasters and Home Decor by en.marbre – From £7
Wall Prints by love2designstudio – From £4
Valentines Day Cards by Candice Chenade – £4.95
Resin and Polymer Clay Jewellery by Abbys_art_Atelier – £24
Natural Soap by Mallini au Natural Soap – £5.80
Greetings Cards by Natis Creations – £3.95
Wax Melts and Candles by Ohsowick – £8
Luxury Oud Perfume by Carved Scents – £64.99
Visit Carved Scents here
Heart Hoop Earrings – Maison De Paris – £16
Leather handbags, clutch bags and cross body bags by Fresh Outta Ideas – From £15
Jewellery by Juanas – £23
Jewellery by Opus Jewels – £27
Scrunchies by By Sue-Ellen – £1
Home Fragrance & Candles by Almaarie – £25
Jewellery by Lucy Ashton – £55
Pop-up Cards and Prints by Jo Garden – £5
Jewellery by Just L Jewellery – £30
Candles by Candalin – £34
Visit Candalin here
Handmade headbands by Rockurstyle – From £18
Valentines Dolls by Rosie Girl – £38
Polymer Clay Earrings by J.J.Unrefined – £14
Jewellery by Precious Stones By Shabz – £20
Valentines Jewellery by i_beadsuk
Personalised Candles by Aumni Designs – £12
Handmade Jesmonite Book-ends by Andruz Studio – £21.25
Prints by Nephthys Illustrated – £49.99
Wax Melts by Smells Good Scents – £15
Red Roses Flower Bears and Homeware by ZavyaDecor
Torso Candles by Lelowa Candles – £10
Sweetie Bundles by MysSweets – From £4
Sleepwear by Rooh London – £49
Real Roses Keyrings by Midas Touch Designs – £12
Who are we?
I’m Becky, a 30 something mama of two, from West London and I run this creative little business together with my mum Wendy.
When covid landed on our doorstep in 2020, one thing we did to help encourage sales of our craft kits, was create the Shop Small Christmas Gift Catalogue. We posted it out to thousands of homes, advertising gift ideas, all sold from small businesses, including my own, encouraging people to shop small at Christmas.
I loved helping other companies, I wondered about converting our catalogue into an in-person event.
So in summer 2022, we hosted out first ever pop-up market in Westfield shopping centre, encouraging the nation to shop from small businesses. I absolutely loved meeting so many inspiring business owners and helping them increase exposure and sales, it’s made me want to organise more events. It’s naturally turned into a business itself, hosting in person shopping events, helping diversify the high street with products from small businesses.
As a product selling business owner myself selling a range of craft kits, I know full well how hard it can be to generate a regular income and to keep the business going especially with big brands dominating the high street
From my own experience I’ve found if you have a good product, selling in person can be such a beneficial way to get your stock off the shelves and into the hands of your ideal customer. I’m passionate about helping small businesses thrive and the I Do Handmade Pop-Ups will hopefully do exactly that.