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Valentine’s Day decor ideas: decorations to turn your home into a romantic haven

Here are some of our favourite romantic decorations to create a love nest in your home for a Valentine's Day unlike any other

10 LED Paper Heart Battery Fairy Lights

Forget fancy restaurants or chic hotel getaways – Valentine’s Day 2021 will be a very different affair to what most of us are used to. But that doesn’t mean you can’t create a romantic haven in your own home.


In fact, celebrating at home can be even more meaningful – cooking a special meal, planning fun activities and decorating your home are wonderful ways to let your significant other know how much you care.

We’ve scoured the High Street in search of the best romantic decor for Valentine’s Day. Whether you prefer a low-key intimate ambience or full-on love hearts a-go-go, you’ll find something in our list to get you in the mood for love.

Love heart tealights and rose petals,, £9.99

heart tealights and rose petals

The ultimate one-stop-shop to create instant Valentine’s Day atmosphere with the wow factor! For the princely sum of £9.99, you get 12 LED tealight ‘candles’ (batteries included), as well as 200 silk rose petals. Simply arrange them where you like – maybe over a table for a romantic meal or around a relaxing bath.

LED paper hearts fairy lights, Lights4Fun, £11.99

10 LED Paper Heart Battery Fairy Lights

This adorable chain of dainty pink paper heart lights will definitely set the tone for romance. Drape over a door, sofa or headboard to cast a soft LED glow over your evening. Just don’t forget to pick up some AA batteries!

Sola wood roses, Etsy, £8.27 for 12

sola wood roses

A scattering of roses is a classic romantic gesture – and these pretty artificial versions won’t wilt the next day! Crafted in sola wood, a thin, light material made from the root of the cassava plant, these are a truly elegant alternative to living flowers.

Heart pom-pom wreath kit, John Lewis, £20

pom pom heart wreath

Give your Valentine’s Day decor a handmade touch with this heart wreath-making kit. Everything you need is provided, so just follow the simple instructions and you’ll soon have a cute fluffy garland to welcome your beloved home. If you love the idea of crafting some handmade decorations, the same brand also sells a felt heart bunting kit.

Woodwick coastal sunset candle, Yankee Candle, £29.99

woodwick coastal sunset

Enjoying a sunset in an exotic location with your partner is the ultimate Valentine’s Day dream… but we can’t do that right now. Woodwick’s Coastal Sunset does the next best thing, evoking sundown on the sand with notes of sea salt, coconut and tropical flowers.

Love beaded cushion, Oliver Bonas, £32

Oliver Bonas Love cushion

It’s not exactly subtle, but sometimes you have to spell it out! This cute ‘Love’ cushion from Oliver Bonas features beaded detailing on a backdrop of rich blue velvet. No OTT pink and red here – this cushion will look fab styled on your sofa all year round!

The Little Botanical Bundle of Hearts Plant, John Lewis, £45

The Little Botanical Bundle of Hearts Plant

This collection of heart-shaped succulents is a classy way to say “I love you”. Planted in stylish ceramic pots, place these around the room to create a vibrant, living display of your affection!

Heart bone china mugs, La Redoute, £13.50 for four

Set of 4 Heart Bone China Mugs la redoute

If you’re planning on treating your loved one to breakfast in bed as a Valentine’s Day treat, these colourful heart-patterned mugs by La Redoute would be the cherry on the cake. They would also make a pretty present for a tea or coffee-lover.

Valentine’s Day window stickers,, £11.99

Valentine's Day Stickers

Willing to go all-out to transform your home into a Valentine’s Day haven? These stick-on window decals are just the job! For £11.99, you get eight sheets of easy-peel stickers showing a variety of cute messages, hearts and kisses. Plus, they’re reusable, so a practical romantic can peel them off and save them for next year!