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Kal Vaughan
Kal Vaughan
  • 3 Minute Read
  • 13th February 2013

Rescue your Valentines Day without leaving the office

It’s that time of the year again, and with all that hard work you've been putting in from the office, it’s time to spend some of those profits on your loved one.

If you haven’t got your Valentine’s Day planned, but you've got your work calendar sorted for this Thursday; fret not! We've got some office space Valentines suggestions for you to make it a special day, with just a few clicks of your mouse.

Follow these simple steps, and become an office lothario without ever leaving your desk.

Write an online poem & email it to your valentine

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A Valentine’s poem is a sure-fire way to impress, and an excellent way to lead-up to an evening’s entertainment. It’s personal, romantic, free and easy.

There are many websites helping you to create your own masterpiece, which once written, can be emailed to your valentine and posted on their Facebook wall for the world to see.

  • Cost: Free
  • Time: 10mins
  • Bonus Love Points: 8

Send a flower bouquet to your valentines work

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That old chestnut, you may say, but what a chestnut it is. It's a powerful, visual display of your affections and a great way to show your partner's work colleagues just how much your valentine means to you, and that they're taken... and, that they've got a better partner!

  • Cost £ 25/35
  • Time: 5mins
  • Bonus Love Points: 8


Hire a singing telegram

[caption id="attachment_8024" align="alignright" width="326"]Elvis singagram ready to rock the office Elvis has definitely not left the building[/caption]

Better still, an Elvis signing telegram, making it a Valentines Day to remember and brighten up everyone’s day.

There are a large variety of 'singagrams' in the UK, and what better way to surprise your loved one this Valentines?

  • Cost £40/150
  • Time: 10mins
  • Bonus Love Points: 10

Send a surprise Valentines Day lunch

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="168"] A tasty valentines surprise[/caption]

Be sure to tell the lucky recipient not to buy any lunch on the day, as you've got a surprise that they’ll just have to hold out for.

You might have to organise a taxi to pick up and deliver the luxurious and delicious lunch that you're going to order, but it will all be worth it at the end of the day.

  • Cost: £25/30
  • Time: 5mins
  • Bonus Love Points: 7




Send a Valentines eCard

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="270"] Hit 'Return' for love[/caption]

Quick, free and easy; although not particularly impressive. There is an occasion for everything, however, and if you're searching for a blooming office romance, this could be a perfect way to let that special someone know how you feel.

  • Cost: Free
  • Time 5mins
  • Bonus Love Points: 3


Make a Valentines PowerPoint presentation

[caption id="attachment_8149" align="alignright" width="300"] ... What your sweetheart will see[/caption]

You what, you may say, but do not underestimate the power of a personalised presentation filled with photos from your early years, holidays and special moments played to the backdrop of your favorite music. If executed correctly, it could provide valuable bonus points, if not, then.. Be careful with this one though, and try not to make it too tacky.

  • Cost: Free
  • Time 20mins
  • Bonus Love Points: It depends...

Deliver the ultimate Valentines Day office space package

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300"]The ultimate Valentines office space gift package The ultimate Valentines office space gift package[/caption]

Deliver the ultimate Valentines Day surprise package, by combining all these ideas into one single love bomb, and achieve Valentines bonus points beyond your wildest dreams! Bear in mind half of these ideas are free; you could potentially organise the whole lot during your lunch hour.

  • Cost: £80/150
  • Time: 1hr
  • Bonus Love Points: Off the scale

What ever happens on the day, make sure when it comes to your evening's plans that they don't look like this...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="314"] One disgruntled valentine; if only he'd followed the SOS Valentine-from-your-office advice![/caption]

...But, with these top office space tips, your valentines will be smiling by bedtime.