This year, Valentine's Day falls on Wednesday, 14th February 2024. So, if you're in need of some much needed romantic inspiration, look no further than your favourite cross stitch pastime mixed with our cute, creative and offerings at Past Impressions that you're sure to fall in love with!

In a sea of heart-shaped chocolates, pink presents and brightly coloured flower bouquets, it can be difficult to get a unique take on Valentine's Day. A cross stitch kit is the perfect V-Day gift that has all your creativity and passion poured into it. Your loved one can then hold, cherish and display your finished piece anywhere around the home.

But we've gone one step further... Many of our Valentine's Day cross stitch kits have a cute and cuddly animal theme to mesmerise any pet lover or nature enthusiast out there. From fluffy cats to guinea pigs, puffins to elephants, we've got something to melt your heart and flex your creative skills at the same time. Whether you're looking for an eye-catching, picturesque design or a cross stitch card kit to send out to the love of your life, we've got a range of gorgeous patterns that will truly be love at first sight.

In our latest blog, Past Impressions have put together a selection of animal-themed Valentine's Day cross stitch kits from Bothy Threads, giving you the perfect gift ideas for that special someone and unlocking inspiration for any romantic occasion, anniversary or wedding.

I Love Ewe Cross Stitch Card Kit

Melding animals and wordplay. This 'I Love Ewe' cross stitch kit by Bothy Threads features a female sheep surrounded by flowers, buzzing bees and carrying a sign that you can customise with the initials of you and your loved one. Based on original artwork by Eleanor Teasdale.

I'm Guinea Love You Forever Cross Stitch Card Kit

'I'm guinea love you forever...' when you send out this Valentine's Day favourite! Features two adorable guinea pigs surrounded by flowers and bound together by a tiny love heart. This design is also perfect for anniversaries or any other special romantic occasion.

A Mother's Love Cross Stitch Kit

Make Valentine's Day a more inclusive occasion with this 'A Mother's Love' Cross Stitch Kit from Bothy Threads. If you're celebrating Galentine's Day or you simply want to express your affection in a different way this February, this cross stitch kit, featuring unique designs by Lucy Pittaway, comes with 'love ewe' wording along with a rainbow and a mother sheep and child to create.

I Heart U Cross Stitch Kit

For romantics and feline fanatics! This 'I Heart U' cross stitch kit by Bothy Threads features a trio of fluffy and charming cats sitting in the garden, with smiling faces and eye-catching wording to create. A must-have for anyone who puts their heart and soul into their pets. Lovingly created by Bothy Threads.

I Puffin Love You Cross Stitch Card Kit

Say 'I puffin love you' with this heartfelt cross stitch card kit featuring two besotted seabirds surrounded by flowers and tiny love hearts. This design will make a big impression on your special someone during the most romantic day of the year.

Bee Mine? Cross Stitch Card Kit

The 'Bee Mine?' Cross Stitch Card Kit is a vision of bees, bunnies, balloons and blooms! Perfect for anyone who adores nature and spending time in their back garden, this cross stitch card kit will make any Valentine's Day celebration extra special. Once finished, you can easily open up your finished card and personalise it with the special wording of your choice.

Love Elly Cross Stitch Kit

For loving couples, this cross stitch kit has a rather ‘big’ difference. Featuring an adorable elephant and 'love' wording that blooms from flowers that spell out the individual letters, this detailed, charming and completely unique design will say everything you want to this Valentine's Day.

Post By Ed Mason