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Local Shops with Valentine’s Day Gifts That Speak Volumes of Love

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Unleash Your Inner Cupid: Local Shops with Valentine’s Day Gifts That Speak Volumes of Love

Still scrambling for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift? Think outside the heart-shaped box and explore the treasure trove of unique gifts waiting for you at these local shops. And here’s the kicker — these finds aren’t just reserved for Valentine’s Day. They’re your secret weapon for every special occasion life throws your way.

Ready to level up your gift game? Here are our top recommendations:

Sweet Treats:

Dolce and the Bean (Virginia)– This family-owned dessert shop in Del Ray is one of our favorites for chocolates and delectable pastries. From artisanal chocolates, macaroons, pastries, to Neuhaus chocolate, there is so much to choose from!

Bakeshop (DC and Virginia) – This bakery has multiple locations (Arlington, Falls Church, and Georgetown) and is known for their artisanal pastries and cakes. Their enticing menu highlights cupcakes, lots of different cake options, cookies, and loads of macaroon flavors! Lisa’s favorite are their cupcakes!

Artisan Confections (Virginia)-This shop specializes in handcrafted chocolates made with the very best ingredients. Their fine chocolates have been designed to be a treat for the eyes as well as the palate. Their salted caramel truffles are mouthwatering delicious!

Gift Shops:

Covet & Urban Farmhouse (Virginia) are two of our favorite independent gift shops in Arlington. They are located next to each other on Wilson Blvd and we’re sure you can find a gift for anyone on your list!

Culinaria Cooking School (Virginia) brings together professional chefs and instructors who want to share their passion for the culinary arts with the community. They have a variety of classes for kids and adults!


MyFlorist (VA) – This flower shop is our go to for deliveries in the DMV area. They offer a variety of arrangements, from classic red roses, unique plant arrangements, to custom bouquets. We love to do “designers choice” and are never disappointed!

Flowers on 14th (DC)– This shop is in the heart of DC right between Dupont and Logan Circle and is a go to for contemporary design arrangements to your traditional floral bouquets. They are known for their stunning floral designs and personalized service – definitely check them out!

The Enchanted Florist (VA)- Located in Alexandria, this boutique flower shop offers romantic and whimsical arrangements perfect for Valentine’s Day.

With these local shops at your fingertips, you can kiss generic gifts goodbye and embrace the joy of giving something truly special. So, whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, a birthday, or just want to show someone you care, remember to support your local businesses, and make every occasion unforgettable. Happy shopping!

For love of real estate and celebrations,

The Chrissy & Lisa Team