February – the month of love, romance, and the season to dote on your special someone – has arrived. Finding the perfect gift for your new crush or long-time darling can be tough. You want to make sure your present shows exactly how special that someone is to you.
Where to start you say? Have no fear, State Fair help is here and we’ve got you covered on the best gifts for this Valentine’s Day – all made by businesses located deep in the heart of Texas.
Charcoal Sage Salt Soak – $28
Winton + Waits – Fort Worth
W+W Large Salt Soak
A blend of Epsom salt and essential oils, this soak by Fort Worth-based Winton + Waits includes activated charcoal for a tranquil and soothing experience – all packaged up in a unique hand gold-leafed glass bottle for the perfect presentation. Even better, a portion of proceeds from each purchase of a Winton + Waits salt soak benefits survivors of human trafficking and exploitation.
Tiny Gold Heart Studs – $32
Amanda Deer Jewelry – Austin
Tiny Gold Heart Studs
If wearing their heart on their sleeve isn’t your sweetie’s forte, these 14-karat gold vermeil studs just might be a great alternative. These simple, daily-wearers are designed with love and made by a tiny (but mighty) team in ATX.
“If Lost Please Return to Texas” Key Hook – $20
Odin Leather Goods – Coppell
Brass Key Hook – If Lost Please Return to Texas
Nothing says Texas like a hand-crafted piece of leather that says, well, “Texas.” Odin Clack‘s brass key hook design – complete with a well-made vegetable tanned leather fob – is inspired by hooks used by Japanese fishermen use to keep their knives and other gear at bay while working. A great gift for the hard-working Texan who might have a tendency to “misplace” their keys.
Pretty Much Any Chocolate Set – Price Varies
Cacao & Cardamom – Houston
Prepared to be amazed by the stunning confection art created by Houston-based Annie Rupani at Cacao & Cardamom. Gifting options include heart-shaped boxes with as little as six pieces all the way up to the sensationally-curated 48-piece deluxe gift box with bite-sized pieces of art that almost seem too perfect to eat – almost! At the very least, you owe it to yourself to check out C&C’s to appreciate Rupani’s work.
Sweeping Softness 3-Step Body Sampler – $19
Farmhouse Fresh – McKinney
3-Step Body Sampler
This sampler series is a great introduction to an even greater Lone Star State-based skincare company based in the seat of Collin County. As FHF puts it, “the road to silky softness is yours,” with this set that includes a sweet cream salt scrub, a Whoopie shea buttercream, and an agave nectar body oil. And guess what? All of Farmhouse Fresh‘s products are either certified organic or use up to 100% naturally derived ingredients from U.S. farms. Agriculture + beauty = match made in Texas.
Two 2019 State Fair of Texas Season Passes plus a 2018 State Fair of Texas Cookbook – $70
State Fair of Texas – Dallas
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Big Tex and Team SFT have cooked up the perfect Valentine’s Day day combo pack for the ultimate fan of all things Texan. This package includes two season passes for the 2019 State Fair of Texas and our legendary ribbon-winning cookbook from the 2018 Fair, for $45 off retail pricing. Grab this package today and spread the lone star love!
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