Some local Valentines gifts of love
Bake It With Love
Thanks to new party and baking supplies shop Smidge and Pinch, you can channel your Valentine love into creating these splendid creations. These cupcakes feature Smidge and Pinch's own cupcake liners ($2.25 for 25), Kerry brand edible pearls ($2.50-$3.50 per 1-ounce jar), CK Products' melting chocolate ($5 per 16-ounce bag) and glitter dust ($4 per 5-gram jar), and R&M alphabet cookie cutters ($1.75 each).
Available at Smidge and Pinch, 343 W. Olentangy St., Powell 43065; 614-766-5300; smidgeandpinch.comPour It With Love
Put a little heart in your drink with this Harold Impact Co. Silicone Heart Mold ($3). Pop it in the freezer to make ice, or even use it to make chocolate or other treats! It's oven safe and perfect for Valentine's Day baking.
Available at Moxie's Gifts, Candy and Party Room, 3339 N. High St. (Clintonville), Columbus 43202; 614-657-6854; shopmoxies.comGrow It With Love
A terrarium is plant love that doesn't fade after a few days, and at Ecoflora, the Clintonville floral design shop, you can take a class on Feb. 9 at 1 p.m. and make your own for just $10! The fee includes the purchase of two plants, soil, stones, moss, charcoal and bark. Bring your own container (or buy one from them). And be sure to pre-register for the class. No time for a class? They've got plenty of terrariums for sale. This one cost $16.
Available at Ecoflora, 3030 N. High St. (Clintonville), Columbus 43202, 614-266-1618, ecofloradesign.com