Valentine’s Day Gift Guide


Clockwise left to right: Plate with Star Stamp, Le Petit Atelier de Paris. Aphrodisiac Card £2.50, Lisa Jones. Key to my Heart $58, Art Mind. Scrabble Cushions £45 each Rockett St George.

I’ve seen so many sweet and poetic products on the market lately that I thought Valentine’s day would be a great time to make use of them. Often Valentine’s day turns out to be an odd sort of event where supermarkets and shops sell some truly awful and overpriced stuff, which we end up buying at a loss for any better ideas. So why not put a bit of thought behind your choice this year – it doesn’t have to be particularly red or heart shaped, it just has to radiate love : ) [feel free to forward this link onto anyone special!].


‘Straight Cabin Crew’ canvas from £130, Surface View. Porcelain heart brooches, call for info, Me Me Me Designs. Tunnel of Love Card £2.50, Lisa Jones. Carved Bone angel wing necklace £40, Rockett St George. 3 heart mixing bowls £29, Coffee and Cream


Porcelain and wood house mobile, Le Petit Atelier de Paris. Full of love heart bowl $22, PrinceDesigns UK. Love Message in a Bottle £10.21, Anthropologie. The Key to My Heart wooden Key, £29 Rob Ryan, Liberty.


‘I heart you ‘ T-Shirt £25, Urban Outfitters.


‘Life would be Rubbish without you’ print £40, Rockett St George.

Author: Rohini Wahi

Rohini is a London based freelance journalist and trend forecaster for the design industries. She has worked for Elle Decoration, Living Etc, Houzz and Design Sponge amongst others.

She loves a period drama and keeps a tidy home. Launched in 2007 The Beat That My Heart Skipped focuses on home inspirations, design trends, lifestyle and food – coupled with an insight into Rohini’s work and home life – from key picks at trade shows to styled weekend soirees. To contact Rohini for queries, work for hire or just to say hi drop her a line at

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