Valentine’s Day is almost here, and each year everyone look forward to rounding up a collection of special gift ideas for design lovers!
When is Valentine’s day? Valentine’s day is around the corner, which also means spring is not far off. Yet there are already butterflies in your stomach in February for Valentine’s day. Couples express their love on February 14th by showering each other with kisses, flowers and other gifts.
Flower Power You can’t beat a fresh bunch of flowers…
Silent vase, small by Muuto
Silent vase, large by Muuto
Where does the tradition come from? What many don’t know: Jewelers and florists didn’t invent Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day comes from medieval England, bringing lovers closer together since the 15th century. Even back then, people gave each other one or two Valentine gifts as a token of love.
Mirror, mirror, here I stand
How is Valentine’s Day celebrated all over the world today? Today, the day of love is celebrated differently: in Europe and America, couples give each other gifts, in the spirit of the classic Valentine’s day. In South Africa people celebrate in public, in Japan women sometimes give gifts to their bosses. The custom to attach a lock to a bridge comes from Italy and the Finns celebrate it as a “day of friendship”, where they offer presents to those dear to them. In Serbia tradition, Valentin day celebrates it as patron saint day – Saint Trifun. This saint is protector of vine and vine producers, but as a guardian of marital love and loyalty. What all of the countries have in common: You show your loved ones how much you care with a little Valentine’s Day gift.
Design letters set
Design letters set
But, It does not always have to be flowers! We have compiled the most beautiful gift ideas for Valentine’s Day here for you.
When it comes to Valentine’s Day, staying in is definitely the new going out. Home is where the heart is after all. Whether you are planning a cozy romantic evening or prefer a bit of drama in the mix, here are some tips for transforming your abode into a romantic day.
Valentine’s Day is… a romantic breakfast in bed With the charming mug and cool Coffee Maker from Ferm Living Push collection and the cute Bottle Grinders you wake up in an atmosphere of cosiness, love and elegant design. Of course the finishing touch is the Presonal Design Letters set including a personal message for your Valentine…
Bottle Grinders by Menu
Push coffee maker and Push mugs by Ferm Living
Valentine’s Day is … relaxing together Snuggle up after dinner to enjoy each others company in the best way possible. This won’t be a problem after all with the Sekki Soya Candles, a cosy Inka Blanket and of course matching Inka cushion, all by Ferm Living.
Kelim cushion by Ferm Living
Fragment cushion by Ferm Living
Valentine’s Day is … enjoying a cosy aperitif There’s no better way then starting a romantic dinner with a delicious aperitif. The cool Glass set and beautiful carafe for wine or water can be found in the Ripple collection by Ferm Living. Each piece has a ribbed texture made by mouth blowing glass into a mold. The glasses add even more interest with the gradating size of their bases.
Valentine’s Day is… mood lighting A combination of soft lighting and gentle flickering candlelight creates the perfect romantic setting. This is a real opportunity to invest in an exquisite piece of designer lighting. The simplicity of the naked bulb is hard to compete with. It stands for something that feels romantic and contemporary at the same time.As a single suspension lamp or in combination with several E27 Pendant Lamps, E27 will always become the visual highlight of your rooms!
Whether you’re perfectly coupled or still looking for love, enjoy browsing these gift ideas for the people you care about (or consider a special purchase for yourself)!
Have a Happy Valentines Day whoever and wherever you were – but remember keep it stylish!