5 Valentine's Day Date Night At Home Ideas

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We will be celebrating Valentine's Day at home this year due to lockdown, but don’t worry, you can still make it romantic. Here are my top 5 Valentine’s Day date night at home ideas for you to try:

  1. A movie night
    Grab some blankets, light some candles, gather your favourite snacks and drinks and watch a movie together. Make sure you choose the movie before hand though, no one wants to spend Valentine’s Day searching for a film to watch.
  2. Play games
    Do a puzzle, play games or play a board game together. But make it fun! Put some music on in the background and pour your favourite drink. Why not add a twist with the loser having to do the dishes at the end of the night? 
  3. Cook together
    I hate cooking but I love 'assisting' my husband when he cooks. Why not search for a nice recipe, something you haven’t tried before and have a go at cooking it together. It’s a perfect chance to have a bit of fun trying something new, and you (hopefully) get a lovely meal to share at the end.
  4. Take a picnic and watch the sun set
    Pack some blankets, some nice food and something to drink into a basket. Find a nice quiet place somewhere up high and enjoy watching the sun set. It doesn’t get more romantic than this!
  5. Takeaway & Netflix
    I get that life is pretty hectic right now so even if you manage to order a takeaway and catch up on a box set on Valentines Day, make sure you fully enjoy it with your partner. Switch off your phones, put the kids to bed and just enjoy some quality time together. 


If you'd like to decorate your space for Valentines Day for free, why not make one of my absolutely gorgeous love heart garlands? You can download the template here for free, print as many as you'd like at home, cut out and thread them along some string and TA DA, you have a super cute heart garland!




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I hope these ideas give you some inspiration for a romantic date night at home. Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be an extravagance, you’ve got plenty of years ahead to do that. This year can be a cosy intimate celebration while you plan something bigger for next year. Let me know what you’ve got planned this Valentine’s Day!

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