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You don’t have to go out and spend hundreds on a meal to do Valentine’s Day right this year. In fact, you can have one of the best dates of your life right from the comfort of your own home.

Skip the overcrowded restaurant and overpriced prix fixe menu, and opt instead to celebrate your love with a night in. All you need is a little help from our favorite at-home date ideas. Here are 10 must-have items that will help you create the ultimate romantic Valentine’s Day, without ever leaving your house.

1. Breakfast-in-bed tray

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Calliope breakfast tray

Anthropologie

Start your Valentine’s Day off on the right foot by making your S.O. breakfast in bed. Whether it’s pancakes, an omelette, or even just a large cup of coffee and a little note, they’ll be impressed when you serve them their favorite morning meal on this chic Calliope breakfast tray. 

2. At-home spa treatment

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Complete mini spa gift set

Etsy

A trip to the spa is a relaxing way to spend any evening, but your partner will especially appreciate it when you bring the spa to them.

Start by offering up a foot soak with this HoMedics Shower Bliss Foot Spa tub, then top it all off with a complete mini spa gift set from Etsy.

3. Craft cocktail recipe book

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“Tequila Mockingbird”

Amazon

Whether you love a dry martini or a savory margarita, a good cocktail recipe book is all you need to get started making craft cocktails—and magic—in your own kitchen.

Snag a copy of “Tequila Mockingbird” for some classic recipes with a quirky literary twist.

4. The ultimate fondue kit

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Boska bianco fondue set

Williams Sonoma

Just because you’re skipping out on the fancy restaurant doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy a five-star meal.

Start off your romantic dinner date with your favorite dippers and a classic fondue, all served up in this sleek Boska bianco fondue set.

5. Botanical love candles

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Snow Currant Botanical Pillar Candles

Pottery Barn

Of course it wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without some romantic ambiance, and for that you’ll need (at least a few) candles. Get the cozy romantic vibes going strong at your place by lighting up a few of these red and white snow currant botanical pillar candles.

6. Mystic mood-enhancing lights

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Silver LED string lights

West Elm

Don’t stop the ambiance at colorful candles—set the mood for a magical night by adding some twinkling fairy lights. Whether you put them in jars or string them up around the house, these silver LED string lights will enhance any romantic decor and instantly transform your space into the movie-worthy date scene you’ve always imagined.

7. Romantic games

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Love Language: The Card Game

Amazon

Whether your love is brand-new or years old, there’s always more you can learn about your partner. Get to know your new love over a glass of wine and a game of Couples Table Topics, or deepen your long-term connection with Love Language: The Card Game.

8. Customized Champagne toast

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Personalized heart glass flutes

Wayfair

No Valentine’s Day celebration is complete without popping open some bubbly. Be sure to wrap up your evening on a romantic note by toasting your love with personalized heart glass flutes.

9. Matching honeymoon robes

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Honeymoon robes

Etsy

One of the best parts about spending Valentine’s Day at home? No one cares what you wear (or don’t wear). Pretend you’re spending the night in a luxury hotel by trading your street clothes for a matching set of ultrasoft honeymoon robes.

10. Massage essentials

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Vanilla cream massage oil

Amazon

Looking for a Valentine’s Day dessert no one will forget? This vanilla cream massage oil should do the trick. Made with a blend of essential oils ideal for muscle relief, this sweet-smelling oil is the perfect way to end your evening—no matter where it takes you.

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