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Searching for unique Valentine’s Day gifts? Trying to go green? Want to shop locally in the South Jersey area? Here are some amazing hand-crafted finds for your sweetie!

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This lovely pendant begins with a broken piece of vintage china, which is then shaped to fit an oval sterling silver bezel. A black satin cord completes the look. Very shabby chic! It was created by Kim for her Etsy shop, Kimagine and is available here:

http://www.etsy.com/listing/63150750/red-and-white-broken-china-and-sterling?ref=usr_faveitems

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This beautiful wall hanging began with reclaimed wood, and was hand-painted in a delicate cherry blossom pattern. It has also been treated so it can be hung indoors or out. It is just a perfect rustic accent! It was crafted by Monique for her Etsy shop, DuTill and Daughters and is available here:

http://www.etsy.com/listing/104012502/cherry-blossom-reclaimed-wood-hanging?ref=usr_faveitems

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Think pink with this whimsical recycled paper bead bracelet! The handmade beads began as a special edition pink newspaper to raise breast cancer awareness. It would make such a loving and thoughtful gift for any breast cancer survivor! It was created by the mom and daughter owned Etsy shop, rbcreation and is available here:

http://www.etsy.com/listing/112195946/pink-breast-cancer-awareness-newsprint?ref=usr_faveitems

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Want to heat things up for you and your sweetie? This incredibly unique red hot cinnamon scented fire starter is sure to get things started! It can also be used as yummy “potpourri.” It was created by Kim and Mark for their Etsy shop, three1seven and is available here:

http://www.etsy.com/listing/118723969/define-flame-fire-starters-pinecone-red?ref=usr_faveitems

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My Playa Rosada Betty Bracelet also makes a wonderful Valentine’s gift! The soft blush pink hue of the recycled glass are accented by an artisan pewter heart button. Delicately bohemian! It is available from my Etsy shop, Serendipity Blu here:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/119571452/playa-rosada-blush-pink-heart-recycledq

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Are you smitten? Perhaps love struck? These rustic wood coasters are a perfect gift! They are created from discarded tree branches by Lisa for her Etsy shop, Rooftop Creations. They are available here:

http://www.etsy.com/listing/91051605/love-wood-coasters-from-tree-slices?ref=usr_faveitems

Thanks for supporting your local crafters!

Shanti,
Erin

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