x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 21 January 2018

Six of the Best: bring a little love home with heart-themed accents

Not just for Valentine's Day, these stylish gifts and home accessories would be nice for a beloved, but nicer kept for yourself.

Sagaform heart bowl with ladle. Courtesy of Kollektion & Co
Sagaform heart bowl with ladle. Courtesy of Kollektion & Co

Dish of the day

Share out the love with this cool dish and ladle serving set by Sweden's tableware tour de force, Sagaform, Dh189 for the set, D.tales in Ibn Battuta Mall or DIFC, or contact Kollektion & Co (04 330 6899) for stockists

Sob story

Heartbreak isn't much fun, unlike this espresso cup and saucer by Riztenhoff. A great gift for that real-life Romeo we all know, Dh98, Harvest Home, Jumeirah Centre, Dubai

Tow's company

We love this retro-style print, not only because of our affection for old-school caravans but also because it's framed without glass so your heart won't break in the post, £21.99 (Dh128), www.thecontemporaryhome.co.uk

Button it

This brilliant button badge collage by the designer Brigitte Herrod could melt even the hardest heart. Each is created using nostalgic badges from the Sixties, Seventies, Eighties and Nineties on a 60cm x 60cm canvas and each is unique, £185 (Dh1,071) plus shipping, www.rockettstgeorge.co.uk

Fab furnishing

This fun, quirky Beatles-inspired cushion from Bahrain's Boxed Online says it all while staying on the right side of schmaltzy, $39 (Dh143), www.boxedonline.com

New flame

Create some soft light for any occasion with these paper candle lanterns by Dubai's Glowskies. Each bag is resuable and can be used outdoors or in, Dh45, Glowskies, www.glowskies.com