Esther N McCarthy gets all loved up with some heartfelt picks for Valentine’s Day.
If a disco vibe is more your thing for the 14th, plug in this neon love sign, and get groovy. It’s from Moss Cottage for €75. www.mosscottage.ie
Combine your love of art with the love of your life with this canvas by Leah Hewson.
A painter living and working in Dublin, the talented Ms Hewson is just finishing up a seven-month residency at The Royal Hibernian Academy which will culminate in her first-ever solo exhibition on February 15. Exciting!
The Kelsey armchair might not be the ideal seat for snuggling up in, but this glorious ruby upholstery made sure it was on our Valentine’s list. It’s from Red Earth for €499.95. www.redearthireland.com
Set the mood by pinning up some cute rose-shaped lights, available for €1.50 from Dealz. www.dealz.ie
A fun way to add a heart-warming glow to proceedings is with this kitsch heart light. €11.99 from Argos. www.argos.ie
Any Valentine’s night worth its salt will have a flickering candle in the mix. This is the three-wick red Bali candle and I love the extra-big glass container with silver detailing. It’s available for €35 from www.kellyhoppen.com
Get the ladder out to hang this pretty set of 12 quilted heart decorations, very country cottage, yours for €32.45 from www.dotcomgiftshop.com
Show your sweetheart how you feel with a special breakfast on Valentine’s Day. If you have the Nespresso Creatista machine to hand, you can create latte heart art that’s bound to impress. It works thanks to multiple milk foam textures.
Available from the Nespresso Boutique on Duke Street, Dublin 2 and from boutiques in Brown Thomas Dublin, Cork, and Limerick as well as through orders at www.nespresso.com €449
What’s not to love about this Fab Cow Design. It’s called ‘I Knew I’d Find You’ (aww!!) and a framed 12 x 10 version will cost you €59.95 from Kilkenny Shops nationwide. www.kilkennyshop.com
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