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February brings so much to love far beyond Valentine’s Day. From local home items and swoon-worthy fashion to Cupid-approved gifts and cozy winter apparel, we’re falling hard for these February FINDS. Take a look!

LOCAL FASHION & ACCESSORIES

Clay statement earrings

Rock some gorgeous handcrafted earrings this February. These polymer clay earrings make a bold statement and will be a playful addition to your jewelry selection. Never underestimate how a good accessory can complete your winter wardrobe. Find these for $32 at Color Block Jewelry.

Clay polymer earrings from Color Block Jewelry

Clay polymer earrings, $32, from Color Block Jewelry | Image: Color Block Jewelry

Seasonal transition dress

It’s that time of year where it’s still chilly, but you’re itching to buy for warmer weather. Transitional pieces to the rescue! This gorgeous burnt red swing dress is the perfect addition to your closet for now and later. Pair this with tights and a scarf for the time being and then with sandals and a fun pair of earrings as the seasons change. Find it for $99 at Cradle + Bee.

Redwood dress from Cradle and Bee

Redwood dress, $99, from Cradle + Bee | Image: Cradle + Bee

Marni bracelet

We know we aren’t the only ones dreaming of the warmer days ahead. While we patiently wait for those days to arrive, brighten up your jewelry box with this gorgeous Marni bracelet by Nashville-based Ever Alice. The pyrite stones are set in 18kt gold layered on silver and brass, and a dainty clasp completes the design. Find it for $161 at SB Shop.

Marni bracelet, $161, from SB Shop

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Mersea chalet ribbed scarf

If you’re in the market for a cozy item you can wear all February long, this scarf was made just for you. This ultra-soft scarf is 88 inches long and perfect for any occasion — even if that occasion is just snuggling up on the couch with a good book. Find this in four beautiful colors for $73 at A’mano.

Mer-Sea Chalet Ribbed Scarf from A'mano

Mersea chalet ribbed scarf, $73, from A’mano | Image: A’mano

On-trend necklace

If you’re looking for the perfect gift or for something new to add to your own jewelry collection this winter, look no further than these trendy initial necklaces from Wrapsody. We are seeing these chunky gold necklaces everywhere — they are fashion-forward and look great on everyone. Find your initial necklace for $42 at Wrapsody.

Birmingham FINDS February: Gold initial necklace from Wrapsody

Gold initial necklace, $42, from Wrapsody

HOME DECOR

Coffee table book 

If you’re in the market for a new coffee table book that you’ll actually enjoy reading, we have the perfect one for you. Tracing Roots by Trace Barnett takes a deep dive into living off the land with hundreds of recipes and expert tips for the novice gardener. Full of captivating photos and helpful advice, this book is one everyone will find interesting. Find yours for $27.95 at Alabama Goods.

Tracing Roots book from Alabama Goods

Tracing Roots, $27.95, from Alabama Goods | Image: Alabama Goods

Paint-by-numbers kit

Brighten up your home with a fun activity that doubles as new artwork. These paint-by-numbers kits by Pink Picasso include everything you need to create your own masterpiece. With a printed canvas, four-brush set, pots of acrylic paint, and a map, you’ll create artwork worthy of a spot on your wall. Find this for $49 at The Mercantile by Miller.

Birmingham FINDS February: Paint by numbers kit from the Mercantile by Miller

Paint-by-numbers kit, $49, at The Mercantile by Miller

Steel City candle

Spruce up your home with a new signature scent from Crave Candles Co. This beautiful Steel City turquoise candle brings a subtle touch of color to your favorite room. With over 30 scents available, you’ll want to have a Crave Candle in every room of your home. Find this 8.5-ounce candle for $28 at Crave Candles Co.

Steel City Turquoise candle, $28, from Crave Candle Co

Steel City turquoise candle, $28, from Crave Candles Co. | Image: Crave Candles Co.

Handcrafted mug

This hand-painted coffee cup is sure to brighten up your day! Treat yourself (and a friend) to this mug, which comes in three sizes, and enjoy a bright and caffeine-filled February while celebrating your favorite city. Plus, 100% of the proceeds from your purchase support women in Alabama fighting homelessness, domestic abuse and sex trafficking. Find these, starting at $20, at Prodigal Pottery.

Birmingham FINDS February: Birmingham mugs from Prodigal Pottery

Birmingham mug, starting at $20, from Prodigal Pottery | Image: Prodigal Pottery

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Monogrammed throw

Snuggle up under this ultra-soft blanket this February. Perfect for wrapping up with a hot cup of tea and your favorite book, this throw is also a beautiful statement piece for your living room. It also makes for a perfect gift. Find it for $115 at SB Shop.

Monogrammed herringbone throw from SB Shop

Monogrammed throw, $115, from SB Shop

VALENTINE’S DAY

Decor bundle

Spruce up your favorite space with a little bit of love this February. This handmade decor bundle is a simple way to add a festive touch to your home this Valentine’s Day. Included are rolling pins and beaded garland. Find it for $25.25 from Furniture Flip Alabama.

Birmingham FINDS February: Valentine's Day decor bundle from Furniture Flip Alabama

Valentine’s Day decor bundle, $25.25, from Furniture Flip Alabama | Image: Furniture Flip Alabama

Gift for your furry friend

It’s only right that “man’s best friend” gets a special gift on the day of love! Dress up your pup in this adorable Valentine’s Day bandana created by local makers from right here in Birmingham. The bandanas range from $8 to $16 and are available at Doodle Tails Co.

Dog bandana from Doodle Tails Co

Dog bandana, $8-$16, from Doodle Tails Co. | Image: Doodle Tails Co.

Southern Valentine’s Day cards

Show some love to your Dixieland Delight with a truly Southern Valentine’s Day card. With phrases including odes to gumbo, sweet tea, and biscuits, these are sure to be a hit with your Southern Valentine. Find a set of three (one of each card) for $7.99 at It’s A Southern Thing.

Birmingham FINDS February: Southern Valentine's Day cards from It's A Southern Thing

Southern Valentine’s Day cards, $7.99, from It’s A Southern Thing | Image: It’s A Southern Thing

Flowers & chocolates

Make Valentine’s Day extra special this year with flowers and chocolates. Present your special someone with the sweetest gift ever: a gorgeous flower arrangement in a beautiful vase, a box of chocolates and a delicious-scented candle — all starting at $76.50. Arrangements are available for pick-up or delivery at Wild Things.

Valentine's Day bouquet from Wild Things

Valentine’s Day bundle, starting at $76.50, from Wild Things | Image: Wild Things

Beaded pouch

There’s nothing we love more than an adorable clutch for a Galentine’s Day gift, and we especially love this gorgeous beaded pouch from Birmingham’s South Boutique. Going well beyond Valentine’s Day, this festive design is trendy enough to use all year long. Find it for $72 at South Boutique.

Beaded pouch, $72, from South Boutique

Beaded pouch, $72, from South Boutique | Image: South Boutique

Happy February, Birmingham! Stay safe and healthy this month.

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