Create a Perfect Valentine's Day Setting with These Decor Ideas

by Dana Dantoni

This year, take the day to celebrate your love for all things cozy and romantic. A home-cooked meal, a few close friends, and some well-placed decorations are all you need to set the mood this Valentine's Day.

Valentine's Bedroom Decor

Here are a few ideas to help you get started. From wrapping your dining room in red and pink to adding a touch of love with some paper hearts, these ideas are sure to make your Valentine's Day celebration great.

Bring the Outdoors in With Fresh Flowers


If you’re looking to create a romantic setting for this holiday, why not bring the outdoors in? Fresh flowers are a great way to do this. They add natural beauty and fragrance to any room.

Roses, tulips, and orchids are all lovely choices for Valentine’s Day. Buy them from a florist or pick them yourself from your garden!

Create a Boho Romantic Table Setting

Valentine's tablescape decor

Whether it’s a dinner for 2 or a dinner for all your besties, create a fun boho romantic table scape. The first step to creating this table scape is to use macrame placemats. Our Boho Macrame Indoor/Outdoor Placemats are the perfect option (as shown in the photo above) with their hand-knotted artwork.

The next step is to add some vases and pampas grass in varying colors and sizes. To really tie in the Valentine’s theme, purchase small heart shaped gems and spread them across the table for a romantic touch. Add some tiny tea light candles, and now your table is all set. All that's left now is to serve some delicious food for your guests.

Make a Romantic Atmosphere with Candles

candles light

Nothing is more romantic than candles. They create a soothing, intimate atmosphere that’s perfect for special occasions. To set the mood, try using candles in shades of red and pink. Place them around the room- on top of the mantel, on the windowsill, or kitchen counterspace. Candles are such a simple way to create a warm and cozy ambiance. There is nothing more soothing than enjoying a conversation with a friend with the glow of candlelight.

Heart-Themed Valentine’s Décor

dog with heart shaped glasses on

Show your loved ones you care by decorating your home in a way that shows your affection. Add a touch of love with heart-shaped decorations. You can find hearts in varying sizes, and colors. Hang them from the ceiling, put them on the walls, or scatter them throughout the room.

Another option is to use red and pink as your main colors. These colors are associated with love and sure to set the mood for a romantic evening. You can use these colors in everything from your walls to your tablecloths.

Embrace the Candy Heart Theme

candy hearts

If you’ve ever given Valentine’s cards to your friends and family, chances are you’ve seen those little candy hearts with sayings like “Love You” and “Be Mine.” While they may be small, these sweet treats can make someone’s day and bring them a smile. Using them as part of your decoration is an easy and affordable way to create a festive atmosphere.

Use a large glass jar or vase to put all the candy hearts in, or put them in different small glass containers throughout your home so your guests can grab a quick treat. You can also use the candy hearts are part of any other decorations that you add to the room, like stringing them on garlands or putting them around candles. No matter what creations you come up with, your guests will love it -- and they’ll love the sweet treat even more.

Get Creative and Crafty With DIY Decor

dog laying on bed with Valentine decor

Making your own decorations is an easy and budget-friendly way to make your Valentine's Day extra special. Take some time to sit down and make something unique. Not sure where to start? Here are a few ideas that are sure to impress:

  • Get a wooden board, some vibrant paints and brushes, and write a heartfelt message for your sweetheart.
  • Whip up some Valentine's Day bunting by cutting out triangles from colored paper. Punch holes in each corner of the triangle, string them together with a ribbon and hang them against a focal wall.
  • Create beautiful paper roses from old book pages or red construction paper. Arrange them in glass jars or vases for a romantic touch.

These are just a few ideas to get you started on crafting the perfect Valentine’s Day setting for you and your partner! Don’t forget to use your imagination and get creative – the possibilities are endless!

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