Written by Hugh Metcalf

7 cute, last-minute gifts for Valentine’s Day

Stuck for Valentine’s Day present inspiration? These sweet gift ideas for the home are sure to keep the romance alive. 

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Whether you’re spending it with a significant other, or just celebrating Galentine’s Day with your friends, you’ve only got a few days left to pick up the perfect gift. 

We’ve rounded up some of the best buys out there, which you can either pick up in store or order online with next day deliver to ensure it arrives in time for Friday! 

Saving jar, £5, Sainsbury’s Home 

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If you and your significant other are making plans to see the world together, this cute travel savings bottle is not only a sweet idea, it’s wallet-friendly too, meaning you can put the rest of your Valentine’s Day budget towards the start of your next adventure together. 

Eleanor Bowmer Love You Forever Mug, £10, John Lewis & Partners 

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Image: John Lewis & Partners 

Novelty Valentine’s gifts for the home can be tricky, as you’ll want to pick something that also has year round appeal. The slogan on this mug is perfect for Valentine’s, while it’s also a stylish design they’ll be happy to drink a cuppa everyday. 

Heart mini light box, £10, Cult Furniture

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While the sentiment of this wall decoration might be cutesy, a concrete-effect finish gives it a cooler, industrial edge. Plus, it’s a bargain £10, down from £35, in the Cult Furniture sale right now. 

Pink slogan candle, £45, The Luxe Co

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If your Valentine’s style is not quite so soppy and romantic, these candles from The Luxe Co have slogan options that range from fun to downright cheeky. 

Check out some of our other favourite Valentine’s candles too. 

Lobster bottle opener, £18, Paperchase

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Confused by all the lobster motifs in the shops for Valentine’s Day? Well, it’s based around the idea that lobsters mate for life – as made famous by an episode of Friends. It may actually be a myth, but if it means we get the chance to buy cool lobster homewares like this bottle opener from Paperchase, we’re happy look the other way. 

String of Hearts plant, from £4.99, Squires

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Flowers aren’t the most imaginative Valentine’s gift, and a houseplant has much better staying power. Why not pick out this trailing String of Hearts plant, which has distinctive heart-shaped leaves, perfect for this special day. 

Double heart cacti, £11.99, Dobbies 

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Image: Dobbies Garden Centres 

You’ll spot these little heart-shaped cacti popping up everywhere at this time of year, and as an easy add-on to a gift for a plant-loving partner, we think it’s a great idea. 


What’s been your best ever Valentine’s Day gift? Let us know by tweeting us @goodhomesmag or post a comment on our Facebook page.   



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