Whether you’ve been together for two months or two decades, coming up with a great Valentine’s Day idea can be tricky! But there’s no need to stress. There are plenty of ways to make the day special – without costing you an arm or a leg.

With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of our top ten date ideas. All you have to do is slip on your best outfit, queue up the romantic tunes, and choose the perfect present.

Scene of a picnic with champagne and bouquet of flowers

Thoughtful Valentine’s Day Ideas

1. Arts & Crafts Workshop

For a fun-filled Valentine’s Day, pick up some art supplies and get crafty! Let your creative juices flow with fingerpainting, portraits or paper mache. You could even throw a couples event and get your besties involved.

2. Outdoor Cinema for Two

Why not hire a projector and organise a romantic outdoor cinema for two? Wrap up in your warmest gear, bust out a bottle of bubbly, and get cosy under the stars. Remember to carve out some time mid-movie for stargazing and snacks!

3. Pizza Cooking Competition

Pizza + competition = Valentine’s Day success. BYO dough (or if you’re feeling adventurous, you can make it from scratch) and go crazy with the toppings. Shape your dough into a love heart or write a romantic message in pepperoni, and may the best pizza win!

Collage of a picnic and a heart-shaped pizza
Image courtesy of Upslash. Left: Photo by Averie Woodard. Right: Photo by Kateryna Hliznitsova.

4. Create a Time Capsule

There’s no better way to reminisce on your relationship than with a couple’s time capsule. You can put in old photos, special souvenirs, and treasured memories from your time together. Include a note to your future selves, for when you find the box in years to come.

5. A Gift a Day

Feeling generous? Make every day a celebration of love with a present a day for a week or a month. Flowers are always a great option, but a beautiful house plant or an elegant vase are great alternatives. If you’re on a budget, then get creative with homemade presents and secondhand gifts.

6. Write a Love Letter

If you’ve never done it before, now’s the time to put pen to paper and show them how much you care. Remind them of their best qualities and how they make you feel. Even if you’re not the romantic type, give it a go – you might surprise yourself!

7. Random Road Trip

No destination? No problem! As long as you’ve got each other, that’s all that matters. Put a random postcode into the sat nav and see where it takes you! This fun-filled adventure is guaranteed to push you out of your comfort zone and bring you closer together.

Collage of hands holding a map and a scene of an outdoor cinema
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8. Send Them on a Scavenger Hunt

Keep your Valentine guessing by sending them on a scavenger hunt. Write a list of items they need to find, places they need to visit, or a combo of the two that culminates in a sweet surprise. Top tip: our Marble Chocolate Hearts, T2 Tea, and Scented Candles make great treasure hunt treats

9. DIY Spa Day

When your PJs are just too cosy and you don’t want to leave the house, we’ve got just the thing. Our Pretty in Pink Hamper is the perfect gift for couples who need an at-home pamper session. Transform your living room into a luxury 5-star spa, and give yourselves time to totally unwind.

10. The Date Scrapbook Challenge

We’ve given you our best date ideas for Valentine’s Day 2023. So if you’re feeling super inspired, we challenge you to do them all before the end of the year and document each date in a scrapbook. If that doesn’t impress your other half, we don’t know what will!

Best Valentine’s Bouquets

Gift-giving is a timeless expression of love. And there’s no better way to express your affection than with our beautiful Valentine’s combos. Browse through to find that special something for your special someone. Osaka – Inspired by Japan’s annual Cherry Blossom festival, this unique floral design features soft pink colours paired with delicate white puffs. This bouquet is guaranteed to melt their heart.

Verona – Nothing says “I love you” more than a bunch of freshly cut roses. These pink and red blooms symbolise everlasting love and all things Valentine’s! You can pair this gorgeous bouquet with an Adore Beauty gift voucher for an extra special touch.

Broome – Fall head over heels in love with these Australian native blooms. Big, bright and bold, this stunning seasonal bouquet gives us all the rustic, romantic feels.

Pink Roses + Mirabeau pink gin = the perfect pink combo! Classy and elegant,
you can’t go wrong with this one.

Marseille – Featuring fuchsia, lilac and soft pink hues, the Marseille is a real showstopper! If you’re feeling a little bit fancy, why not add a bottle of Pommery pink champagne? Available for a limited time only, so don’t miss out!

What are you waiting for? Shop flowers and gifts now, and get V-day ready.