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Valentine's Day at Home: Fun and Affordable DIY Date Ideas

Posted: 14 February 2023

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Valentine's Day is a special day for couples to celebrate their love for one another. But it’s also a day when flowers cost a small fortune and finding a table at your local restaurant is mission impossible. But don't let that dampen your spirits! There are plenty of fun, romantic and creative ways to celebrate Valentine's Day at home. Here are 7 DIY Valentine's Day date ideas that will make your special day even more memorable.

1. Create a homemade candlelit dinner

Cooking together is a great way to bond, and spending time in the kitchen can be a lot of fun. Plan a special menu together, light a few candles, and put on some romantic tunes that'll get sparks flying. You can even dress up and make it a fancy dinner, complete with table settings and your favourite wine.

2. Have a movie night in

You can’t go wrong with a good old movie night in. Pick a romantic movie, make some popcorn, and snuggle up on the couch together. To make it even more romantic, you can also create a cosy cinema set up on the floor using all the blankets and pillows in your home.

3. Treat each other to a spa day

After a stressful week, treating your partner to a relaxing spa day at home is probably just the thing they need. Set up a DIY spa station with candles, essential oils, and relaxing music to set the mood. Give each other massages, run a bubble bath for your partner, or you can even make DIY face masks using natural ingredients in your fridge.

4. Get competitive with a games night

If you and your partner are always the rowdy ones at game night that get way too competitive, playing a fun game at home is sure to heat things up! Whether you prefer board games or video games, playing together with some delicious snacks is a great way to bond and have a good time. To raise the stakes, you can make it a competition and the winner gets to choose the next date night!

5. Have a wine and cheese night

Pick out a variety of your favourite wines and cheeses, and spend the evening trying them out and discussing the flavours. To make it even more memorable, challenge each other to a blind taste test and see who can guess the most correctly!

6. Take silly pictures together

Set up a backdrop with props and spend the evening taking silly and romantic photos together. Wear pyjamas, dress up as your favourite movie characters, or simply be your silly selves and snap some hilarious photos together. If the photoshoot is a success, you can pick your favourites and create a photo album or frame them to remember the night.

7. Plan a surprise scavenger hunt

Plan a surprise scavenger hunt for your partner, leaving little clues and gifts along the way. This is a fun and exciting way to spend the evening together, and you can make it extra special by using a theme from your partner’s favourite movie or book.


If you need extra space to make it a night your partner will remember, use self storage and make more room for memories. Storage King offers flexible and affordable storage that is ideal for getting rid of household clutter or keeping your valuables safe during a move or renovation. Pop into your nearest Storage King facility for a tour or get a quick and easy quote online in seconds.

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