The Heart of Giving

We only have eyes for you … and your gifting needs.

mexican valentines!Wanting Amor
Homemade is best, duh, but these inexpensive, hand-tinted vintage Mexican valentines (starting at $2; to order, call 718-780-9113) from La Sirena are a close second.
brooklyn larder stimulus package!By the Grace of Cheeses
Bklyn Larder’s stimulus package ($65 + $20 delivery; to order, call 718-783-1250) is stuffed with aphrodisiacs like cheeses, figs, and honey. What you do with them is up to you.
vera meat spine ring!Spinal Tap
Show your bestie or best man how close you are by giving him/her West Village jewelry maven Vera Balyura’s spine ring ($40).
sew moni heart hankies! Hanky Panky
Dry your tears with Brooklyn label Sew Moni’s set of two heart handkerchiefs ($15). If you have a beau, they make dashing pocket squares.

custom nesting eggs!Nesting Instinct
Newish shop-cum-art gallery Shag Brooklyn makes nesting dolls from your photo submissions ($120; to order, e-mail

Roses are red. Violets are blue. We’ve got lots more gift ideas on ShopTalk, too.