It’s that time of the year again, and Valentine’s Day 2023 is approaching fast. Whether you’re coupled up, looking to show someone you care or just like shopping for pastel pink homeware (us too!), we’ve got all of the finds you need to know about.
Covering cookware, decor, and very importantly chocolate this guide is all-encompassing of the many ways you can treat your favourite person on the 14th of February. And if you’re reading this and you’ve left it a little late, we’ve also made sure to include picks that can be delivered in just a few days, to save any last-minute supermarket dashes.
You’ll be glad to hear we’ve left the fluffy toys and gimmicky gifts in last year’s gift guide because in 2023 we’re only suggesting you buy them a gift they’ll actually use more than once. This way you’ll be spending your money wisely, and it’s kinder to the environment. Here’s a list of everything we think your significant other would love to receive, from dressing gowns to candles, foodie gifts plus additions to their home decor. Keep reading to find a gift that’ll say exactly what you need it to this Valentine’s Day.
The best last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts to buy in 2023
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Valentine’s Coffee Stencil
Say how you feel with your morning coffee thanks to this delightful stencil from an independent seller. Even better, you can reuse it on any special occasion when you want to make your Valentine a lovely breakfast in bed. Perfect!
Personalised Bucket List Journal
Make a note of everything you hope to do with your partner in the year ahead with this adorable personalised journal. You can change the name and the design on the front to make it really special to give as a gift.
You Make Me Hap-Pea Biscuit
Want to send a small token of your appreciation? You won’t find anything more adorable than this lovely Biscuiteers pea pod, which can be delivered through your loved one’s letter box with no fuss. They have a whole collection of lovely treats in their Valentine’s Day collection to browse.
I’m yet to find someone who doesn’t love an Emma Bridgewater mug, and this one takes the biscuit for Valentine’s Day. It’s an adorable, durable piece of kitchenware that’s going to last your loved one for so many days into the future.
I am currently telling anyone who will listen about the merits of my heated electric throw, and I can’t think of a more welcome present in the current cold conditions. One like this could help you cut down on your heating bills too. Who said showing affection couldn’t be practical?
Pressed Flowers Glass Storage Jar Large
Spruce up lunchtimes with these unbelievably lovely containers, all of which are also a more sustainable to store and transport foods. I’d be happy to receive anything from the lovely Sass & Belle collection (opens in new tab) for this year!
Stoneware Heart Serving Bowl
We are huge fans of the best plate bowls at Ideal Home, and Le Creuset have elevated the art of this crockery essential even further for Valentine’s with a heart shaped design. Available in Cerise and Meringue, these bowls would make an incredible dinner party centrepiece.
Make your shared space that little bit more special with this lovely personalised print, which you can change to portray where you met your significant other. This super thoughtful gift is one you can treasure every time you get home.
Pink Clay Flax Linen Sheets
These pretty in pink bedsheets are the most luxurious into your sleep schedule that I can think of, and are available in so many sumptuous colours to suit your bedroom. Made from 100% Flax linen, there’s no nasty chemicals in sight with these sheets.
Connection Bath & Body Oil
Treat yourself or your loved one to a long relaxing bath with this oil from ESPA, which is bound to help you unwind after a long day. It features Ylang Ylang, Patchouli, Sandalwood, and Jasmine for the perfect soak session.
This mini casserole dish would make the perfect gift for a keen baker or chef. Picture using it for a lovely souffle or as a salt cellar in your kitchen, and try and convince yourself it’s not worth the splurge!
Go all out with this Jo Malone special edition candle to celebrate the day. With scents of delicate rose petals and the signature brand look to die for, we think this is the ultimate Valentine’s gift if you can afford to stretch your budget.
Tired of buying flowers that die after a week? Give the gift of this everlasting bouquet, which is bound to impress any LEGO-loving partners. Fun to build and a sight to behold, I love the idea of putting a different twist on a Valentine’s classic.
It’s the viral IKEA lamp that everyone is talking about, just in time for Valentine’s Day. This super affordable lamp will make any bedside table or shelf that little bit brighter, and will be a hit with any homeware lover.
A pun-based food-related Valentine’s gift? It ticks all of our boxes, and would make the perfect set for breakfast in bed. It’s also available to be personalised, which always makes a gift a little more fun.
Warm Blue Gingham Pyjamas
Sleepwear is one of the best presents to receive any time of the year, but with it being so cold outside these pyjamas would make a real Valentine’s treat. You can pick from an extensive gingham colour range at Piglet in Bed, who have a whole range of lovely bedding to choose from too.
Wrap yourself up in a dressing gown that feels like a cloud this Valentine’s Day, which is perfect as a gift or a self care purchase. The colour range on offer with this one is spectacular too.
What could be better than a bar of Tony’s Chocolonely? Well, only a tiny box filled with tiny versions of your favourites really. This mini mix of flavours is a sweet offering that will be hard for any potential Valentine to resist!
This cosy gift will go a long way into making evenings more enjoyable, with a beautifully soft fleece cover to match. It’s currently reduced at The White Company too, to make the business of gift giving a little bit sweeter.
Get everything you need for a Valentine’s Day tea party delivered to your door with this very lovely set. Everything inside is from artisan independent stockists, and you’ll be stocked up on sweet treats to last you some time.
Now, you’ll need some Valentine’s Day wrapping paper to go with that gift…
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