Lillstreet Shop Valentine’s Gift Guide

valentine’s gift guide

This valentine’s, let us help you celebrate all different kinds of love. love for our friends, family, partners, and the arts all add up to make  our lives full. In our gallery shop, you’ll find something for everyone who could use a little love this time of year – including yourself.


Floyd Gompf Flamingo Sculpture

Did you know flamingos mate for life? Give your mate an unconventional gift this year with this Floyd Gompf Flamingo Sculpture made with reclaimed wood. This piece lets them know you care and lets your guests know you’re not afraid to have a little fun with your decor.



Rachel Stork Stoltz Chicago Heart Pins

Wear your love for Chicago right on your sleeve, lapel, shirt, hat, or backpack with this handmade enamel pin from Lillstreet Metals teacher and Gallery artist Rachel Stork Stoltz. Her line of detailed pins, earrings, and necklaces reflects her background in anatomy, mixing science and fashion in unexpected ways.



Niho kozuru Candles ($35-$70)

Light your Valentine’s evening with these hand-poured candles by artist Niho Kozuru. These intricate 100% beeswax candles are molded from salvaged wood finials and have a gorgeous natural scent. Available in a gift set of three small candles ($35), medium ($50), and large ($70) sizes


Shelley Rosenstein Mug

This pretty pink mug will warm your loved one’s heart from the inside. Handmade at Lillstreet by studio artist Shelley Rosenstein, this mug is a great daily reminder of how special they (and supporting the arts) are to you. $65


Christina Erives ceramic Heart Wall Sculpture

Ceramic artist Christina Erives’ work is the epitome of joy and love. Her vibrant work is sure to bring a smile to any recipient. Find more of her work here and even more in store. $45


Mudpuppy Coloring and activity Rolls

Don’t forget your little one this Valentine’s. We carry Mudpuppy coloring and activity rolls in a variety of sizes and themes to delight every tiny dinosaur / unicorn / mermaid / automobile / flower / travel lover on your list. $6.99-14.99

Woll Jewelry large Poppy acrylic earrings

Get your special someone flowers that won’t wilt by the 17th of February. These handmade Woll Jewelry acrylic earrings come in a variety of colors and sizes. We also carry Woll’s fruit and vegetable line if they’re more into snacks than blooms. $45-55

Maia Leppo Gold Domed Heart Studs

Nothing says Valentine’s like hearts, but Maia Leppo put her own modern twist on the classic shape. These gold studs are domed to stand out from the ear and will fill your loved one’s jewelry collection with love year round. $110


Hammerpress Cards

Can’t find just the perfect words to show someone you care? Let us and Hammerpress take care of that. They make letterpress printed cards for all kinds of love, so you’re sure to find one that gets it just right. $5.50 – 6


Lillstreet Gift Certificate

Still not sure? Let your love use their gift certificate to buy exactly what they want. Or, they can sign up for a class and learn the skills to make themselves the perfect gift. If you’re lucky, they may make something special for you next year. Available in any amount, in store or online here

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4401 N. Ravenswood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640


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About Lillstreet

Founded in 1975, Lillstreet Art Center is a large community of artists and students working side-by-side in a friendly environment which encourages and inspires artistic growth in the individual. Lillstreet Art Center supports the arts through our education program, artist residencies, gallery exhibitions and retail sales opportunities, studio rentals, and arts-based professional development.

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