Take the stress out of Valentine’s Day with these sweet ideas you can enjoy at home or outdoors! We’ve come up with 11 of our greatest ideas to celebrate the day with your honey, or alongside your friends! Whether you want to cook up an intimate brunch, plan a dinner for two, or host your own Valentine’s Day party, we’ve listed our favorite decorations and DIYs to have a magnificent time.
Are you hosting a neighborhood Valentines party? Here are a few ideas to spruce up your living room. Use your mantel as a showcase for rustic branches, charming lanterns, and vases filled with vibrant sola roses attached to stems made from floral wire. Drape felt garlands over the ledge to add a burst of color to your arrangement. Top this decoration off by positioning a chalkboard in the center, featuring a heart-warming message.
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Breakfast in Bed
This Valentine’s Day idea for her will prove your enduring love. Delight your honey’s senses by arranging a plate of fresh muffins and fruit, coffee, and a pitcher filled with fresh roses and baby’s breath atop a serving tray. This thoughtfully aesthetic breakfast in bed will be the highlight of her Valentine’s Day.
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Snappy Snack Table
Whether you are preparing a spread for your office gathering or child’s class celebration, these Valentine’s Party Ideas will make your dessert table dazzle. Use linen pennants to create a “Be Mine” bunting banner, and suspend it among doily and paper heart-strung garlands. Finish off your display by dangling red tissue pom poms and white pom poms from the ceiling above the table.
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Sweet Heart Centerpiece
If you favor simple, poignant decorations, this Valentines Day table decoration will flawlessly complement your intimate dinner party. Fill large and medium hurricane vases with white pillar candles, and layer sweetheart candies around their bases, and display them on your long dinner table.
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Wrapped in Love
This Valentine’s Day arrangement is sure to bring natural charm to your front door. Start with a simple branch wreath, and suspend a piece of twine through the center. Cut and attach mini burlap pennants to the twine, creating an adorable banner. For a bold, final touch, use bright red ribbon to hang this wreath from a hook on your front door.
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Mason jars are incredibly popular in the DIY world these days, so why not take cue and make your own adorable Valentine’s Day crafts with these versatile containers? Create a country-chic table or shelf decoration by painting a few mason jars and in your favorite hues of pink and red. For a vintage look, use acrylic paint. Once the jars are dry, use sand paper to distress the sides and lip to really give it a rustic look. Finish the jars by using sealer. Arrange fresh flowers and preserved eucalyptus leaves in the jars to complete the decoration.
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Impress your date with your impeccable table-setting skills, using pink, white, and grey. Create a Valentine’s Day table decoration by filling a square glass vase with natural looking peonies, and place the arrangement atop a white cake stand. Pair a white candlestick and pink pillar candle to follow the theme, and set on your grey tablecloth-covered dinner table.
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If you pride yourself on your classy home and elegant décor, this idea for Valentine’s Day is perfect for you. Start with natural touch burgundy or purple calla lilies, and cut the stems at different lengths so they create a “staircase” arrangement. Next, assemble the flowers in glass cylinder vases and garnish with sprigs of caspia. Give this item a finished look by wrapping large leaves around the bottom the stems.
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Add pure, natural appeal to your romantic picnic-for-two with this vibrant pot. This Valentine’s Day arrangement is easy to replicate with natural touch succulents and rose buds. Arrange these luscious plants in a twig-covered planter, and fill any empty spaces with dried moss to keep everything in place. Display enchanting planter on your farmhouse table or kitchen island with candles and wine.
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Candles make for cute Valentines Day gifts for friends, classmates, or coworkers. You can fashion your own adorable candle presents with white pillar candles, twine, red or pink felt, and glue. Start by brushing glue around the middle of your candle, and coil earthy twine around the sticky section. Next, cut different sized hearts from felt, and adhere to the twine on your candles. Wrap your homespun gifts in translucent organza to give them a romantic look.
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Love Lights the Way
This Valentine’s party idea is sure to make your guests feel warm and welcome. The heart-festooned string lights will perfectly garnish a wall in your living room or dining room, or can be suspended along your porch trimming to add radiance your outdoor cocktail party. For this ornament, hang the string lights first, and then tie the felt hearts on fishing line along the strand. To give the hearts an appearance of floating in the air, cut them from felt, and fix them to fishing line.
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