8 Elegant Ways to Decorate for Valentine's Day

Set aside the Cupids and save your candy hearts; we’ve found more inventive ways to decorate your Valentine’s Day this year!

One of the most highly personalized holidays, it's a much anticipated celebration of admiration for your honey, a friend, family, or even yourself.

We took our search to the web, looking for the best and most effortless DIY and decorating tutorials for February 14. We were inspired by the chic and unique ideas our fellow decorators came up with.

With these simple DIY decorating tips, your Valentine’s Day offering will enamor everyone on your list and inspire meaningful, memorable moments.


1. Pink Florals and White Ceramic: Sweet Harmony

Via The Lovely Drawer

To reproduce this wonderful idea we paired our white cluster vase with realistic pink and cream tulips. A touch of glam is added with a our jeweled ribbon nested in the attached plate, or wrapped through and around each bud holder.

Valentine's Day Decorating: Combine white vases with pink tulips and ribbon for a simply elegant centerpiece!

 

2. Cute as a Billy Button

Valentine's Day Decorating: Billy buttons are in, and we love pairing them with a bottle and heart sticker for a Valentine's Day centerpiece!

Via The Crafted Life

Billy buttons are in and we are loving it! This apothecary bottle, dressed with a prominent heart sticker and holding a handful of flowers, captured our fancy for Valentine's Day. We added our own twist by using a dual tone bottle vase and chalkboard labels that can be personalized with a message of devotion or appreciation.

Valentine's Day Decorating: Billy buttons are in, and we love pairing them with a bottle and chalkboard sticker for a Valentine's Day centerpiece!

 

3. Naturally Elegant: Hobnail & Reclaimed Wood

Valentine's Day Decorating: Choose understated elegance for your Valentine's Day. Combine white hobnail vases with wood slabs and calla lilies for a truly romantic centerpiece.

Understated elegance is the key to this centerpiece. Wood and hobnail complement each other while the addition of soft hued flowers and candles contribute to the simple charm of this display. A sweet coffee table surprise for your loved one, or a thoughtful array accentuating a romantic dinner.

Valentine's Day Decorating: Choose understated elegance for your Valentine's Day. Combine white hobnail vases with wood slabs and calla lilies for a truly romantic centerpiece.

 

4. Hearts & Flowers

Valentine's Day Decorating: Draw a heart or write a love note on a chalkboard vase and adorn with fairy lights and either a single rose or a whole bouquet!

A rose is a rose, but when paired with fairy lights and a customizable vase, this blossom transforms into a Valentine's gift worthy of a smile.

Valentine's Day Decorating: Draw a heart or write a love note on a chalkboard vase and adorn with fairy lights and either a single rose or a whole bouquet!

 

5. Candle Lit Mercury Glass

Valentine's Day Decorating: Mercury glass and candle are a must. Wow your loved one with this romantic luxe styled centerpiece!

Nothing says romance like glowing candles, and nothing complements candles more than glimmering mercury glass.

Valentine's Day Decorating: Mercury glass and candle are a must. Wow your loved one with this romantic luxe styled centerpiece!

 

6. Love Out of a Suitcase

Valentine's Day Decorating: LOVE is in the air, but we quite like it in a suitcase.

Via HGTV

"LOVE" is in the air, but we quite like it in a suitcase. For a Valentine's Day Wedding or a simple show of affection, we've nestled our marquee sign into a set of brown suitcases.

Valentine's Day Decorating: LOVE is in the air, but we quite like it in a suitcase.

 

7. Bottle Up Love

Valentine's Day Decorating: Simply sweet, decorating a white bottle or vase in twine and hearts or love notes is an effortless way to adorn your Valentine's Day!

Via DIY Sisters

For an endearing Valentine's Day accent, decorate milk glass with twine and paper decor. Rather than using paper hearts, we decided to use kraft paper tags to count the ways; scribe notes of adoration with a paint pen for your special one! 

Valentine's Day Decorating: Simply sweet, decorating a white bottle or vase in twine and hearts or love notes is an effortless way to adorn your Valentine's Day!

 

8. The Fairy Idea! Mason Jars and Love Notes

Valentine's Day Decorating: Who knew fairy lights could be so romantic? Personalize a message on this centerpiece with tags ribbon.

Personalize a message on gift tags and arrange them on fairy light mason jars for a whimsical Valentine's Day display.

Valentine's Day Decorating: Who knew fairy lights could be so romantic? Personalize a message on this centerpiece with tags and ribbon.We'd love to see your Valentine's Day ideas! Share your design with us one Facebook, Pinterest or Instagram with #lightsforall or @lightsforall!

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