When you want to spend quality time with your partner, it’s easy to fall back on the same old things, like watching a movie or making dinner together. Even though these are great ways to get to know each other and relax, it can be fun to try something different and creative.
Here are some ideas for creative things you can do at home with your partner:
Take a cooking or baking class online as a group. You can learn how to make everything from bread and pastries to sushi and Thai food through online classes and tutorials. Cooking together can be a fun way to try something new and get to know each other better.
Find a macrame tutorial. Macrame is a type of fabric that is made by tying knots. If you want to learn how to make your own wall hangings or other decorative items, you can find tutorials online or buy a macrame kit.
Set up a photo shoot at home. Set up a tripod or use your phone to take some creative and romantic pictures together. You can try out different lighting and backgrounds to make different moods and themes.
Do something yourself. Working on a DIY project together, like building furniture, painting a room, or making a garden in the backyard, can be a great way to get to know each other and get something done.
Make up a short story or poem. Take turns writing a few sentences or a paragraph, and then give it to your partner to add to the story. You can also write a poem together by each writing one or two lines.
Have a dancing party. Put on some of your favorite songs and dance together to let loose. You can also try learning a new type of dance or dance steps together.
Play a game with a board or cards. Bring out those old board games or try something new like a card game. Games can be a fun and competitive way to spend time with friends and family.
Take an art or craft class online as a group. You can learn how to do everything from knitting and embroidery to watercolor painting and calligraphy through online classes.
Make a movie at home. Make a short movie with your phone or a camera. You can come up with a script or just have fun making stuff up on the spot.
Have a night of games. Bring over some friends and spend the night playing board games, card games, and other fun things.
Watch a lot of movies. Choose a theme, like romantic comedies or action movies, and watch a bunch of movies together during the day or evening. You can even turn it into a competition by rating the movies and seeing who picks the best ones.
Plan a spa day at home. Make your home feel like a spa by lighting candles, playing soothing music, and giving each other massages or facials.
Plan and make your dream trip. Even if you can’t go on vacation right now, you can still plan for future trips and dream about them. Use websites and travel books to find out about places you’d like to go and make a plan for a trip you’d like to take together.
Have a game night with your family or friends. Invite some friends or family over for a night of board games, card games, and other activities. To make it more fun, you can have a potluck dinner or snack time.
Write and act out a short play or skit. Write a script for a play or skit based on a funny or exciting story. Then, put on costumes and perform it for each other or record it and share it with friends and family.
Take an online class together to get in shape. Many gyms and fitness studios offer online classes that you can do from home. Find a class that both of you are interested in and agree to work out together often.
Try a virtual escape room. Many escape room companies have made online versions of their most popular games that people play in real life. You and your partner can solve puzzles and get out of the virtual room by working together.
You and your partner can do so many creative and fun things at home. The key is to think of something different and try it. There are many ways to spend time together and have fun, like cooking a new meal, taking an online class, or trying out a new hobby.