Love is in the air, with Valentine’s just around the corner we know how finding the perfect Valentine gift can be a challenge. Great news, you don’t have to go through that this year, because we’ve assembled a comprehensive guide to help you shop for the perfect gift for your partner. What’s more, we’re keeping it local, all listed products are made right here on the Sunshine Coast.
Impress with personalised gifts
There’s nothing more heartfelt than personalised gifts and we love the Collecting Moments Kit from local Buderim maker Nicole Riccioni at Just name it. What could be more romantic than collecting the happiest moments with your loved one to remember and recollect.
Discover thoughtful, personalised, engraved wooden gifts that will be treasured forever from local laser cutter Sharon Robinson at Lasered out.
See all locally made Gifts and Keepsakes here.
Win hearts with Jewellery
Up your gifting game this Valentine’s and show your loved one how much you care, with beautiful handmade jewellery pieces from local independent designers and artisans. Discover pieces for him and her and options for all budgets including crystal, resin art and ceramic pieces along with hypoallergenic jewellery for sensitive skin. Or have something made and personalised like the exquisite handcrafted rings from local Jewellers Jess Van Den and Nick Bianchiat at Epheriell.
For the sweet tooth
How is Valentines complete without chocolates and sweets? Nearly everyone loves chocolate making it fool-proof gift for Valentines.
Your one-and-only will swoon over these delicious handcrafted chocolate hearts from the Noosa Chocolate Factory or the Love Potion Popcorn Mix from Sweet Az Popcorn is the perfect accompaniment to a night in with a romantic movie.
For the art enthusiast
Show your love with unique and meaningful works of art from the creative hands of Sunshine Coast artists and ceramicists. Ocean art Naomi is one local artist who creates original artwork that illustrates all things ocean and sea life and magically captures the essence of the Sunshine Coast.
To find the perfect one-of-kind gift for your partner, browse our collection of beautiful artwork and ceramic pieces here.
Create a romantic atmosphere
Set the scene for a romantic night in with beautifully blended oils, flower petal baths and crystals from Botanist aromatherapy, sure to uplift and elevate your mood and that of your partner. Or keep the love burning with romantic fragrances of hand poured Eco Soy candles by local maker Hannah from Salt Trading Co.
Cook for your crush
It’s been said that the way to the heart is through the stomach, and if this is true of your partner, then why not prepare some special dishes using the freshest local gourmet foods the Sunshine Coast has to offer. Start your Valentine’s day by surprising them with breakfast in bed with gourmet Muesli from the Maple muesli company aside a cup of freshly brewed coffee using locally roasted beans. Or plan a romantic dinner for two using gourmet ingredients like fresh made pasta from local chef Emmanuel of Pépé Léon’s kitchen.
For more locally made foods, click here.
Say it with flowers
Valentines day brings to mind flowers, and these coastal luxe dried blooms from local Sunshine Coast makers Wicker and Whitewash are the perfect way to impress. Not only will they enhance any space, but they are also everlasting meaning these beautiful arrangements can be enjoyed for a long time to come.
Don’t forget the card
Complete your Valentines gift with quirky and cute stationery and gift cards from Katrina of Mum and Me Handmade Designs.
Or let your loved one know just how cherished they are through thoughtful words written in a beautiful card from My Wild Gardens. A card like this you know will be kept as a keepsake for years to come.