Although the temperatures freeze around freezing in February, we feel hot on February 14th. Valentine’s Day is the Day of love and, at the same time, an excellent opportunity to show your loved one your love in a romantic way. It doesn’t have to be anything great or expensive to make the Day special and shake her / his heart out. A loving card, a bouquet, or a kind gesture with a personal love message usually express more appreciation than pre-bought gifts. No matter how you spend the day, you must be in a good mood. This is ensured by a beautiful, loving decoration that you can conjure up in no time with our fabulous Valentine’s Day ideas.
Valentine’s Day ideas for decorating the apartment
Valentine’s Day is considered the Day of lovers worldwide. If not the whole Day, then at least the evening you want to spend with your partner. Even if you stay at home or are single, you don’t have to do without a beautiful decoration. With simple means, a little creativity, and above all, with a lot of red and pink, you can create an airy, romantic atmosphere. An individual decoration, especially if it is made by yourself, is worthwhile and doesn’t even have to be cheesy, as you might expect. We present 23 Valentine’s Day DIY ideas.
Whether single or in a relationship, these Valentine’s Day ideas conjure up a good mood
The decoration for Valentine’s Day is also stylish and romantic at the same time. Not everything has to pop in red and pink or rose petals strewn everywhere. You can also do without plush toys and plush hearts. The color scheme red/pink and white can be interpreted as a beautiful wall decoration or as a decoration on the table without looking pompous or exaggerated.
Valentine’s Day ideas for DIY wall decoration
Valentine’s day deco with flowers
Although some claim that Valentine’s Day was invented by florists, the Romans celebrated February 14th. Even in Japan, chocolate is given by female employees on this date. Valentine’s Day has also been celebrated in Germany since the Second World War. Flowers and hearts are an inseparable part of the holiday and, if possible, even the two are combined.
It is advisable to use artificial flowers for decorative Valentine’s Day ideas, because they are better for handicrafts and simply last a long time. In addition, it can be used to do great things with which you can decorate your home creatively. Here we present some great Valentine’s Day ideas with artificial flowers. For the first DIY decoration you need a heart-shaped wreath blank in addition to the artificial flowers in any color. With the help of a hot glue gun you fix the artificial flowers, which you have shortened a little earlier. It is important that the individual flowers are arranged closely and nicely next to each other.
Tinker monogram with artificial flowers: Instructions
Another particularly nice decoration idea for Valentine’s Day is to make a monogram with artificial flowers. For this, you need a decorative letter made of sturdy cardboard or paper mache, which is hollow on the inside. Which can be found in almost every craft shop for around 2 – 3 euros, depending on the size. You also need polystyrene, a craft knife, and a hot glue gun. First, you have to cut the styrofoam and fill in the hollow monogram precisely. Then you arrange the individual artificial flowers beautifully and fix them close together with the hot glue.
Valentine’s Day ideas with fresh flowers: Create your own flower box
Similarly, you can design fresh flowers in a sponge as a flower box. For this you have to choose the individual flowers – types and colors, as well as the box so that they fit together. You also need one or more pieces of sponge to fill the box with.
You first have to wet the sponge properly, then insulate it, for example with a freezer bag or something else, so that the cardboard box doesn’t get wet. The next step is to shorten all the flowers and plants that are used for the arrangement. Now the shortened flowers are placed in the floral foam.
The flowers in the box can be arranged as you like and let your creativity and imagination run wild. However, if you want to give the flower box to someone, you should align the whole arrangement to the preferences of the recipient – favourite flowers, favourite colours, etc.
If you want to make a flower box as an atmospheric decoration for Valentine’s Day for yourself and decorate your home with it, you can include the colors in the interior or design it according to your own taste.
Table decoration for Valentine’s Day: spring flowers
Without a doubt, flowers are particularly important on Valentine’s Day. The (red) roses are the most preferred. The long-stemmed are considered classics but are a cliché. If it should be roses, then choose one in the form of a small potted plant. However, it is always a good idea to use seasonal plants such as tulips.
Valentine’s Day ideas to decorate the apartment
Valentine’s Day decoration mainly includes floral and heart motifs. Pink and red dominate in bright nuances. It is usually sufficient to put together a few small objects in these colors or with these motifs and Valentine’s Day feeling is immediately conjured up.
Thread picture with heart motif
A heart motif on a surface such as canvas, plate or directly on the wall is not difficult to design yourself. In addition, you can choose between many different materials: from color to paper to thread, fabric, wood, etc.
Valentine’s Day ideas from the paper: creative garland from playing cards
Tinkering with paper is certainly a lot of fun, it also works very easily and you don’t need any special skills or tools. Here we present a few great Valentine’s Day ideas for garlands and other decorations with paper heart motifs.
Heart motifs made of paper
Paper garlands made of sheet music
Paper garlands with heart motifs
Table decoration for Valentine’s Day with branches
Decorate the front door for Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day Ideas for practical decoration: design a mug coaster
Also for Valentine’s Day, you can make great things that not only look nice and ensure a good mood but also have a practical use. For example, the boring cork coasters that everyone has at home can be spiced up with a little colour and beautifully redesigned. With hearts, lines and other motifs, they will surely be eye-catchers on the table.
Valentine’s Day ideas for recycling decoration: spice up metal cans
Decorate the wine bottle
In this way, screw-top jars and small flower pots can be decorated in a playful and atmospheric way.
Valentine’s Day ideas with mini houseplants and flower pots
Valentine’s Day ideas for decoration with screwed glasses
Make lanterns for Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day ideas for a party mood
Even if you stay at home, a small Valentine’s Day party with your best friends is always a good idea. The party accessories and decorations should not be missing. You can quickly make them yourself. Straws get self-adhesive hearts at lightning speed and it doesn’t take two minutes to make a headband out of pipe cleaners.
Make a Alice band out of pipe cleaner for Valentine’s Day
Make your own Valentine’s Day t-shirt
A particularly imaginative Valentine’s Day idea is to embroider a basic T-shirt with a heart motif. This will make everyone stand out from the crowd.
Valentine’s Day ideas for decoration with balloons
What is a celebration without balloons? They guarantee a good mood. Small and big, pink and red, you can never have enough of that.
Valentine’s Day ideas for edible decoration