The best Valentine’s Day gifts for the whole family

Family Valentines day

by Emily Gilbert |
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Valentine’s Day doesn’t just have to be about treating your other half, but all your loved ones; from your family, to your friends, even pets — it’s the day of love! So, whether you’re looking for an adorable Valentine’s Day outfit for your littlest love, a gift for a new mum, or you’re even looking for the best Valentine’s gifts to treat yourself (because, why not?) then look no further, as we’ve rounded up the perfect Valentine’s Day gifts for the whole family.

The best Valentine’s Day gifts for everyone in the family

Best sweet treat

A combination of vanilla and chocolate cupcakes with gorgeous red and pink Valentines-themed decorations; these Lola's Cupcakes would make the most delicious after-dinner treat.

Reviewed by our Commercial Content writer Arabella Horspool: "Lola's Cupcakes make the most delicious sweet treats and this Valentines range is no exception! They're a generous size and the icing is lovely and smooth, plus the sponge itself is nice and moist."

Best Valentine's gift for the family
Wellies painting
Price: £12.99+

www.etsy.com

This adorable customisable print from Etsy is a lovely way to celebrate the day of love as a family. Choose your family name followed by each family members name, welly boot design & size - plus pet paws can be added in too.

One review said: "Absolutely lovely and a totally unique present. I didn't want a family name so chose 'our family' and its perfect. Lovely bright colours and good quality. Definitely recommend."

Best Valentine's gift for tots

OK, not the cheapest of Valentine’s teddies for your tiny tot but certainly the cutest and the very best quality. And a bear is for life, not just for Valentine’s Day.

Best Valentine's gifs for tired parents

If she’s feeling stressed and tired — like most new mums, if we’re honest — consider the gift of pampering. Light the citrusy candle for a refreshing boost of energy, or spray the pillow mist to help snooze off into a peaceful slumber.

One review said: "Bought one for a family member and one for a friend. Both thought they were a lovely present with a good scent & a great aid to sleep."

Best Valentine's gift for jewellery lovers

You can combine up to four different Swarovski birthstones (the gemstone that’s connected to your month of birth) for a family heirloom that’s as gorgeous as it is meaningful. Plus, you can even personalise it with a sweet message, or even your families names. Unsure of your stone? January is garnet, February amethyst, March jasper, April diamond, May emerald, June turquoise, July ruby, August moonstone, September chrysolite, October opal, November topaz, and December bloodstone.

One review said: "Lovely necklace, love having my four Children’s names and birthstones to wear every day!"

Best Valentine's gift for a little TLC

If you are looking for a luxurious gift for your partner (or for you) The Daytime Allies Kit is a lovely yet practical gift that will work wonders. The collection pairs together the brand’s Molecular Silk Amino Hydrating Cleanser (25ml), 20 per cent Vitamin C Brighten and Firm Serum (8ml), and Peptides and Antioxidants Firming Daily Treatment (12ml) in a reusable travel pouch.

One review said: "Great for on the go!"

Best Valentine's gift for newborns

Count on Jojo Maman Bébé to make the most beautiful babywear, and this super-soft white and pink heart sleepsuit is the perfect baby Valentine's Day gift. Baby love on Cupid’s Day.

One review said: "Really beautiful, dainty and subtle pattern. Fits my newborn perfectly. Washes really well too!"

Best Valentine's gift for chocaholics
Prestat
Price: £10 (was £15)

www.ocado.com

Is there any better way to show your love than to give the gift of sea salt truffles covered in thick Belgian milk chocolate? If there is, we don’t want to know it.

One review said: "These are lovely — a delicious runny caramel centre and a firm chocolate outer. The box may be quite small but they are expensive chocolates so that is to be expected. The salted caramel flavour is not too strong but very pleasant. Moreish!"

Best Valentine's baby shoes

How adorable will baby look in these little heart shoes? Wear with love.

One review said: "Beautiful little shoes. I've had so many compliments about them and they are even prettier on. I've used dotty fish shoes for my older son too and just think they're fantastic."

Best Valentine's gift for couples

Want to wow your other half for a full year? This box of dates is a winner. Each one contains 26 envelopes for date night ideas to enjoy together. They vary from special silver envelopes for strictly baby-free nights, as well as other colours for simple at-home ideas to help you reconnect. Even better, 10 per cent of each sale goes to help The Smile Group – a charity helping parents cope with postnatal depression.

One review said: "I bought this for my best friends baby shower. She loved it,and it was a completely different present to the others she received. I'm looking forward to hearing how she got on with it, once baby is here."

Best Valentine's gift to treat yourself

An elegant rose quartz beaded bracelet, designed to be moved from wrist to wrist, to remind a breastfeeding mum which side she’s most recently fed the baby. Rose quartz is a semi-precious stone that’s supposed to evoke feelings of love and affection.

One review said: "Purchased for my son's partner who is expecting their first child and my grandchild. This gift was purchased for her Birthday present and she was so pleased with it she has not taken it off since."

Best Valentine's gift for pampering

This selection of treats in a tin is designed to help promote sleep – something that’s oh-so-important when you’re a new parent. Inside you’ll find an eye mask, body balm, sleep recovery mask, and a sleep mist with a fragrance blend of jasmine, patchouli, and more. Now all she needs is for you to take the baby so she can put it to good use.

One review said: "Lovely present to give and I love the tin box."

Best personal Valentine's Day gift

For a gift with a serious ‘ahh’ factor, appeal to her sentimental side with a sweet necklace that combines your family’s names. Made with up to three rings, you could choose to include your name, hers and the baby’s, or any other family combo. It’s available in sterling silver, 18ct yellow gold, or 18c rose gold, with various other customisable details too.

One review said: "A really beautiful, personalised necklace that has great made my sister really happy! Thanks so much!"

Best Valentine's gift for your other half

This lovely piece not only makes a fantastic Valentine's gift and decoration but can be displayed year-round. Personalise it with your name and your partner and the date you met for a gorgeous personal keepsake.

One review said: "I absolutely love it! Fast delivery and looks great! Thank you."

Best Valentine's gift for friends and family

A bouquet of flowers is an easy and thoughtful way to tell your nearest and dearest 'I'm thinking of you'. These beautiful pink and purple blooms will make a lovely Galentine's Day gift, or is perfect for treating your family members. It will certainly bring a smile to their face and adds to any Valentine's decorations they might have up in the home.

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