Valentine’s Day is almost here! Whether you celebrate or it’s just another day for you, we think any excuse to shop local is a good one. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite local shops in the Denver, Dallas, and Pittsburgh regions for your last minute Valentine’s Day shopping.
Flick of the Whisk – Obviously, the best way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. Flick of the Whisk specializes in cupcakes, but also has some cookie options. She offers custom dessert boxes and even has an express order option for any last-minute ordering.
Leevers Locavore – If your perfect Valentine’s Day is a homemade meal using quality, locally sourced ingredients, then head to Leevers Locavore. In addition to a delightful meal, they also have you covered in the wine, chocolate, and gifts department. One stop shopping.
Velvet Armoire Floral – Every gal loves flowers, right? Send them to yourself, send them to a friend, send them to your mama. Or send your significant other a hint. Velvet Armoire has you covered. This trendy floral boutique is offering a Valentine’s Day gift bundle, which includes a bouquet and hand-dipped chocolate strawberries made by local bakery, Cak the Bakery. So you’re supporting two local businesses with one purchase.
White Rock Soap Gallery – They have a huge selection of handmade vegan soap, candles, skincare, and bath and body products. In addition, they have pet products and an assortment of jewelry, clothing, and even pet products. This small business can easily be your one stop Valentine’s shop. We recommend starting with one of their gift sets like this one or this one.
Lone Chimney Mercantile – For your last minute shopping, Lone Chimney Mercantile has two convenient brick and mortar locations – one in the Dallas Farmer’s Market and one in downtown Richardson. They’re a quirky store with a little bit of something for everyone.
Elise Woods Designs – Local florist, Elise Woods describes her creations as romantic, organic, and one-of-a-kind. She’s running a Valentine’s Day special for 15% off Valentine’s bouquets. Head to her main website to view a portfolio of her stunning designs.
Love, Pittsburgh – It’s all right there in the name. Love, Pittsburgh is a small, local boutique that carries curated “Pittsburgh” pieces. They have a large selection of Valentine’s Day themed gifts for purchase online, or in one of their two brick and mortar locations in Mt. Washington and downtown Pittsburgh.
La Gourmandine – With four locations in the Pittsburgh area, this French bakery is sure to be your go-to spot for sweet confections. They have some Valentine’s Day specials and orders can be placed here. Make sure to place your order by February 12th to ensure it’s available for the 14th.
Blooms – Perfect timing for Valentine’s Day, Blooms will be holding a pop-up boutique at Mediterra Cafe in Mt. Lebanon on Saturday, February 13th from 10:00 – 2:00. Amy, the florist behind Blooms started her business in May of 2020 and loves to partner with local businesses to host pop-up boutiques. It’s a win-win for both businesses. Stop by the pop-up for a fresh flower bar, eucalyptus shower bundles, and vases.