Staying in with your partner on February 14th? Don’t let that stop you from making ambitious plans for the most romantic day of the year! With a little creativity, an at-home date can be just as exciting as a night on the town. Here are some great tips to make this Valentine’s Day the best one yet.
The key to spending a successful Valentine’s Day at home is to treat it like a special occasion. This might sound like a no-brainer, but you’d be surprised at how easy it is to end up doing a load of laundry or catching up on a few work emails during your date.
You can avoid this by creating an action plan ahead of time. Come up with some fun activities, create a date night menu, and make a pact with your partner to give each other your undivided attention. It also doesn’t hurt to keep a surprise or two up your sleeve!
Ready to organize an epic date at home? In this post, we’re going to give you our best ideas for spending a romantic day in with your partner. If you missed our last post, go ahead and check it out here. Then, keep reading to find out how you can make this the best Valentine’s Day ever!
Enjoy a Chocolate Breakfast
Looking for an extra-sweet way to start your morning? Prepare a decadent breakfast or brunch for your partner with chocolate as the main ingredient! These recipes are so indulgent, you won’t believe they’re not dessert!
Dress for the Occasion
Sometimes, half the fun of a date is getting ready for it. If you typically look forward to picking out the perfect Valentine’s Day outfit, don’t let staying home stop you! Whether it’s a jaw-dropping cocktail dress or just a pair of jeans and a nice sweater, get dressed up for a romantic day with your S.O.
Step Up Your Valentine’s Day Gift Game
Are you looking for an unforgettable gift to wow the love of your life this Valentine’s Day? How about turning a favorite memory into 3D art? Upload a romantic photo of you and your partner to ArtPix 3D, and we’ll create a personalized engraving in a crystal keepsake they’ll adore! Take a look at our customizable crystal gifts here.
Decorate a Valentine Tree
If you hate taking down the Christmas tree, we’ve got great news. You can repurpose it for Valentine’s Day instead! Check out this article to find out how you and your partner can decorate a love-themed tree to celebrate the most romantic day of the year at home.
Make DIY Valentines
If you and your partner like to get creative, here’s a sweet date activity to help you express your feelings with art. Set up a craft table with colored paper, glitter glue, and whatever else you need to make DIY valentine cards for each other. No peeking, though!
Create a Romantic Playlist
If your relationship was a movie, what would the soundtrack be like? Create a romantic Valentine’s Day playlist with your partner and find out! Pick out songs that best describe your journey as a couple, starting from the moment you met. When you listen through your playlist together, it’ll be like falling in love all over again!
Bake Valentine Cookies
The couple that bakes together has a sweet treat to enjoy on Valentine’s Day. Spend your at-home date whipping up heart-shaped goodies you can share. Check out these adorable cookie recipes that are almost as fun to make as they are to eat!
Give Each Other Facials
It might be called self-care, but that doesn’t mean you have to do it alone. Treat yourself and your partner to a relaxing spa date and check out these top-rated facial masks that will make your skin feel amazing.
Spend a Lazy Afternoon on the Couch
A lot of couples can feel pressured to go all-out on February 14th. That’s what’s so great about having your date at home– you can spend it literally however you want. So, if you and your partner would rather cuddle on the couch all day, we say go for it!
Set the Table for Takeout
We usually think of takeout as a last-minute option when we don’t feel like cooking, but there’s no reason it can’t be an elevated experience. Order a gourmet meal from your favorite restaurant, then lay a romantic date-night table for two!
Learn to Waltz
Have you and your partner ever dreamed of gracefully gliding through an elegant ballroom in perfect synch? Take the first step during your Valentine’s Day date and learn one of the most romantic dances of all time: the waltz. It’s easy to find free tutorials online that you can practice with at home!
Light Some Romantic Scented Candles
When it comes to date night, atmosphere is everything. If you’re looking for a simple way to set the stage for a romantic evening at home, candles are going to be your best friend. Here are some of the most luxurious scented candles to light on February 14th.
Snuggle Up with Hot Chocolate
Need a cozy way to wind down at the end of your Valentine’s Day date? You can’t go wrong with a marshmallow-topped mug of delicious hot chocolate. Check out these indulgent beverage recipes you and your partner can make at home (including an alcoholic option!).
We hope you found some romantic stay-at-home date ideas in this post. If you’re still looking for Valentine’s Day tips and suggestions, visit the rest of our blog. You can also browse our shop for swoon-worthy personalized gifts your partner will love!