What to do on Valentine’s Day at home ideas
Looking for things to do on Valentine’s Day? L’OR is here to help with our best Valentine’s Day at home ideas. On the 14th of February it’s time to show your loved one that you care with grand romantic gestures. Don’t know where to start? We’ve collected our favourite activities that you can do on Valentine’s Day with your lover. Are you also looking for an original (coffee) Valentine’s Day gift? Get inspired by our L’OR Gift Guide with romantic valentines gifts for your coffee lover, friends or even your family.
Regardless of your relationship status, Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate and should be fun. Whether you spend your day with your partner, best friend, or favourite sibling, it’s the perfect day to do whatever makes you feel happy. Our celebration ideas can be done in the comfort of your own home. For instance, you could brainstorm together about whether to make valentine’s drinks or a romantic valentine’s coffee. And the best thing is: these Valentine’s Day ideas will make your partner smile.
10 Things to do on Valentine’s Day
What makes your lover happy? Maybe it’s a luxurious champagne breakfast with fresh strawberries. Or perhaps a fresh cup of valentine's coffee is the way to your lover’s heart? Make your loved one’s heart skip a beat with our ten things to do on Valentine’s Day. Some of our tips even involve coffee! Also, get inspired by some of our delicious recipes; we recommend you try making them with your lover.
- Romantic Valentine’s Day Breakfast
A great way to wake up and get ready on Valentine’s Day is to surprise your partner with a romantic Valentine’s Day breakfast. Think of yoghurt with fruit, fresh orange juice and a cappuccino with a lovely layer of creamy foam. Choose his or her favourite type of milk: full cream, low fat, skim milk, soy milk, oat milk, almond milk or even coconut milk. Or perhaps your lover wants a luxurious breakfast with champagne and fresh strawberries. Everything is possible. The most important question to keep in mind: what does your lover like the most?
- Coffee for your Valentine
Is your partner a true coffee lover? Surprise your spouse with a perfect valentine's day drink. Treat him or her with a perfect cup of coffee and perhaps a sweet note on the side. Sharing a delicious cup of java with the one you love is a perfect activity for Valentine’s Day. Do you know your partner’s favourite coffee? We’ve made an overview of the different valentine drinks ideas you can serve on Valentine’s Day.
Espresso or Ristretto
Does your lover like a strong cup of coffee in the morning? We’d recommend L’OR Espresso Onyx: a powerful espresso. Rather a strong Lungo? Try L’OR Espresso Profondo, with an intense and spicy aroma. This will wake up your loved one. Serve with a tasty heart-shaped chocolate. Are you looking for a romantic coffee recipe? How about our Roseleaf Kiss Espresso? This recipe creates a romantic coffee with rose petals and transforms your coffee into a sweet blend.
Filter Coffee or Coffee with milk and sugar
Regular filter coffee boring? Not at all! Be creative and serve it on a red napkin decorated with some coffee beans. Or serve the coffee with a special sugar and creamy milk in a Valentine’s jug.
What looks better than a coffee glass with a delicious latte macchiato? A delicious coffee drink with layers of milk and espresso. Choose a strong espresso, like the L’OR Onyx mentioned above, to create the perfect latte macchiato. Serve with some fudge and add a drizzle of caramel syrup on top. Want something more exciting for Valentine’s Day? Try our delicious Iced Latte Macchiato recipe.
Does your partner always order a cappuccino? Make one at home! Sprinkle cacao on the top with help of a stencil and create the design of your choice. True home barista? Try some latte art. Don’t forget to serve a small glass of water. Maybe add a small valentines coffee gift on the side. This will give the finishing touch to your breakfast! Read our tips on this romantic drink and how to make the perfect cappuccino at home.
- Cook an aphrodisiac themed dinner for Valentine’s Day
How about cooking a romantic aphrodisiac meal for your lover? Chocolate and coffee are considered aphrodisiac foods that will stimulate the release of endorphins, the pleasure hormone. Create a feisty meal for your Valentine that will lead to an even more romantic evening!
- Bake together
Couples that bake together, stay together! Wondering if that’s true? Baking is a fun way for couples to spend time together. And what’s more fun than baking delicious sweet desserts?
- Practice Latte Art
Practice Latte Art together to show your love. What is Latte Art? It’s the art of creating designs with milk in your coffee. Try to create a cappuccino with a heart of milk foam, this is a real romantic drink to make.
- Go for a walk and grab a take-away coffee on valentine's day
Take a scenic walk through your neighbourhood and go for a take-away coffee at your lover’s favourite coffee bar. Buy your loved one a coffee for valentine’s day.
- Make a scrapbook of your favourite pictures together
This is a great way to bring back fun memories together. And to make it even better: how about sipping your favourite brew while looking through the old photo’s?
- Enjoy a coffee tasting at home
Try an at-home valentine's day coffee tasting class. Explore new coffee flavours with your loved one. It’s a great way to refine your coffee tasting skills, try out new flavours and find out more about your favourite blends.
- Enjoy a staycation
If you’d prefer to stay indoors, try to recreate a holiday atmosphere in your own home with your partner. Have breakfast in bed, transform your living room into a movie theatre and put down your phone to actually unwind during your Valentine’s Day staycation.
- Create coffee inspired cocktails
Need a little kick of alcohol during Valentine’s Day? How about making classic coffee cocktails with your loved one. There are many coffee cocktails to choose from! Coffee cocktails are full of flavour, a pleasure to sip and very easy to mix. How about a good Irish Coffee, French Connection Coffee or Flaming Spanish Coffee to perk up your evening?
Valentine’s Day drink Gift Ideas
Looking for a Valentine’s Day Gift for him or her? If your partner is a coffee lover, how about giving them a special coffee gift! Surprise your sweetheart with their favourite coffee bundle or let them try new flavours like the L’OR bundle Origins collection, L’OR bundle smooth assortment or L’OR bundle intense assortment. You can also surprise your lover with L’OR Coffee Accessories. Serve your Espresso in L’OR espresso cups and your Lungo in exclusive Lungo cups. Need more Valentine’s Day gifts for coffee lovers ideas? Take a look at our L’OR Gift Guide. Find the perfect present for your loved one that’s sure to thrill.
Loving latte art
Someone special deserves some special attention. Start practicing latte art. What kind of art? Yes, latte art! The art of creating figures with milk in coffee. Try to create a cappuccino with a heart of milk foam. Don’t know how to create cappuccino at home? We’ll help you with tips for the perfect cappuccino at home. These tips also include the heart latte art! Think about it: a breakfast with great coffee is the best Valentine’s day gift and the perfect start of this day of lovers.