Flowers and chocolates are always a safe bet for Valentine’s Day, but this year, why not treat your loved one to something a little more individual? We’ve picked out the top ten buys for a modern home, which will continue to give pleasure all year round.
1. Kubrick armchair in rose red, MADE
With curved lines and angled legs, this 1960s-inspired take on the classic wing back chair design will add a little drama to your decor. Upholstered in a rose red wool mix, this chair cries sophistication with a retro twist. £459 from MADE.
2. Blossom turned wood candlestick, Applicata
If you do decide to go down the romantic dinner route, what better way to light the room than this Blossom candlestick, designed in Denmark and manufactured in Scandinavia. Available in three shapes and a wide range of colours, we like this Rose model in Chilli Red. £40, available from the Scandinavian Shop.
3. Rose petal fantasy coffee table, Sweetpea and Willow
How much fun is this table? It features rose petals trapped in clear acrylic, like a romantic gesture trapped in time. Perfect for a sleek, contemporary interior, and adds a quirky note to any room. £605 from Sweetpea and Willow.
4. Rose bush sticker, Spin Collective
We love this rose bush wall sticker, complete with three hovering butterflies. Ideal for injecting a bold splash of colour into a neutral colourscheme, it’s available in a wide range of colours. £24 from Spin Collective.
5. Red rose photo clock, Kico
Made in the UK this clock features a high quality photo print, Quartz clock movements and the simple black hands that don’t detract from the design. Measuring 32cm and costing £18.99, it’s available from Kico.
6. Red rose canvas print, Arthouse
This 77cm x 57cm x 2.5cm canvas features an elegant, deep red velvet rose to add a touch of instant glamour to your walls. The photo quality print is so real you can almost smell and touch the flower. Priced at £19.99, available from Arthouse.
7. Marden fabric, Fermoie
A British brand created by the entrepreneurs who launched upmarket paint company Farrow & Ball, Fermoie has some beautiful, unusual fabrics on offer. If you’d like to craft something special for Valentine’s Day, this Marden fabric in red is an individual, quality choice. Available from Fermoie in three colourways. £96 per metre.
8. Contemporary red glass mirror, Ayers and Graces
This sleek, modern mirror features a coloured bevelled glass 8.8cm border and bevelled mirror glass. It comes complete with fixings, and can be hung in the landscape or portrait position. Measurements 107cm x 66cm. Was £149, now £125, available from Ayers and Graces.
9. Red Dala tray, Jangneus
This tray is an ideal way of serving that Valentine’s Day breakfast or cup of tea. It’s individually handmade from a single sheet of wood with no joins, so it’s dishwasher safe and food safe. It’s made in Sweden, produced from sustainable Scandinavian birch wood and costs £29.95 from Jangneus.
10. Red dove bookmark, The Oak Room
Kubrick armchair from MADEThis sculptural red dove is in fact an unusual bookmark. While the bird perches on top of the book, its long string holds it in place marking the page. Made in Holland using cutting edge 3D printing, it costs £9.99 from The Oak Room.
For more ideas, check out our Lasting Valentine’s Gifts collection on eBay