Wishlist: Homeware to fall for this Valentine's Day

Esther N McCarthy gets lovestruck for hearty homeware ahead of Valentine’s Day.

DAB and FM Radios, €39.99, Aldi

Aldi have dropped a whole pile of Valentine’s themed goodies in stores right now. These DAB and FM Radios caught my eye.

They’re €39.99 and come with Bluetooth output, LCD display with backlight. It’s also got an alarm built in.

We love the hearts design for the week that’s in it, but they also come in cream, floral or duck egg blue designs. For more information see aldi.ie

Trinket tray, €4.50, dotcomgiftshop.com

This ceramic love heart trinket tray is cute and functional. A nice place to drop a new piece of jewellery perhaps? It’s from dotcomgiftshop and yours for €4.50. dotcomgiftshop.com

Mug, €14, aprilandthebear.com

If you like to keep your public displays of affection on the down low, then we’ve found the gift for you. Deliver a morning mug of tea in this I Hate you the Least mug and let the cat do the talking. It’s from April and the Bear for €14. aprilandthebear.com

Baking tins, €5.99, homesense.ie

If baking’s your thing, then show your beloved you’re sweet for them by making a lovely heart-shaped cakes. Chocolate, obviously. Homesense Ireland have these on-topic baking tins in their Cork store in Patrick Street for €5.99. www.homesense.ie

Max Benjamin candle, €24.95, maxbenjamin.ie

You can’t have a romantic night in without a candle flickering in the background. Choose Irish company Max Benjamin’s offering from their Impressions of Love range. This candle in a glass is €24.95. Available from Kilkenny stores and at maxbenjamin.ie

Velvet heart cushion, Flying Tiger Copenhagen, €6

Get in the mood for love by throwing a few special soft furnishings around the place, we spotted this velvet heart pillion in the Flying Tiger Copenhagen store in Cork, it’s €6 and you can find out more at flyingtiger.com

Heart shaker frame, €4, Penneys

Penney’s have a whole pile of V-day products dropping in stores at the moment, we like this heart shaker frame, it’s €4 in stores nationwide. www.primark.com

Bunting, €0.99, aldi.ie

Decorate the room accordingly with this beautiful bunting that won’t break the bank, it’s €0.99 from Aldi stores nationwide. www.aldi.ie

More in this Section

Music still makes Don McLean smile

Creating images of the healing power of plants

Heron-masters intrigued by blizzard-battling Ron

Resilient ravens show rare species reversal

Today's Stories

Working poor rise despite economic recovery

Immigrant students more likely to be bullied

Brexit fallback deal on border is ‘legally firm’

Charlie Flanagan to discuss laundries report with Ombudsman


New father’s life ‘changed forever’ after he was run over by surgeon

The biggest cancer killer will take your breath away

Hopefully she had an idea...

Power of the press: Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks discuss 'The Post'

More From The Irish Examiner