February 5, 2023

It’s February and that means Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Get ahead of your gifting with a trip to Kings Heath! The high street is home to independents that have everything you need to make this Valentine’s Day special, whether you’re celebrating with a partner or a friend.

Here’s some of our favourite spots to find unique gifts for that special someone in your life…


Enki is a one-stop shop for thoughtful gifts you can only find at an independent. They have a range of handmade jewellery available, from heart-shaped earrings perfect for the occasion, to charm bracelets and rings. You can also pick up hand-crafted chocolates from Love Cocoa and vegan chocolate bars from HiP.

Finish your gifting with wrapping paper and a card from Enki’s wide ranging selection from over 20 stockists. That’s your Valentine’s shopping complete in just one trip!


New Photo Company

New Photo Company is a printing palace on the High Street! Have photos on your phone from over the years you’d like printed out? The expert team at New Photo Company will ensure they are printed with quality and care. With their specialist tech, the shop can also help restore old photographs and print on a range of materials across a wide variety of sizes. We recommend checking out their Instagram to see their printers in action!

With your photos printed, New Photo Company also has a range of frames available to make your gift all the more special. Visit them on the High Street now for a gift that shows your friends, family or partner how thoughtful you are!


The Jewellery Stop

The Jewellery Stop is the place to go for accessories that make a statement. Their colourful, costume pieces make the perfect gift for that friend or partner who likes to stand out from the crowd. For Valentine’s, The Jewellery Stop has a range of heart shaped pieces, from bold necklaces, to bright earrings and unique cards you can add to complete the gift. 

Also available are beautiful silver pieces, brought in specially for Valentine’s season. Stop into the shop on Poplar Road now to pick up the perfect gift before it’s gone!


A trip to Harvest is essential for gifts to pamper that special person in your life! For the Valentine’s season the shop on Poplar Road has a specialty ‘Eros’ candle, with notes of rose and sandalwood, delicate scented paper flowers and limited edition Eros incense cones. At Harvest, gift wrapping is complimentary, so whether you order online, or purchase your Valentine’s gifts in-store, the team will make sure it’s perfectly and thoughtfully wrapped for you.

Harvest also has a range of organic and holistic treatments available that can be purchased or gifted. Treat yourself, a friend, family or your partner to a massage, reflexology or facial, with the expert Harvest team. What more could you ask for?


Armadillo is a treasure trove on Poplar Road! Search through the shelves for unique gifts, handcrafted jewellery and cards from independent creators. The shop is also perfect for those who want to make their own jewellery. With beads, wire and charms available, you can gather your friends for a day of Valentine’s crafting or create a personalised gift for your partner! Take a trip to Armadillo now to find something special.

Where are you going for your Valentine’s shopping? Do you have a favourite Kings Heath independent you want everyone to know about? Let us know now with a comment or tag us @enjoykingsheath!

Stay tuned for Part Two, where we’ll be highlighting cards, flowers and more!

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