Valentines Decorations / December 29, 2018 / Eve Owen.
They are made with salt dough and make great sculptures to have as keepsakes. Youll need: o 2 cups of plain flour o 1 cup of salt o 1 cup of water o oven o acrylic paint o knife o board o rolling pin o paintbrushes o baking tray o pen pencil or stylus Mix the two cups of flour into a bowl with one cup of salt and one cup of water with your hands until the dough is entirely moistened and sticks together. It should be like pizza dough easy to mold. Youll see the little grains of salt in the dough dont worry thats what it should look like. Roll out the dough into a sheet about a quarter of an inch thick. Then use your stylus pen or pencil to cut out a heart shape. Set this aside and roll out the dough again to cut out some smaller heart shapes. Once you have about three heart shapes in decreasing size you can press one on top of the other. Use a little water between the layers to act as a glue or paste.
You dont have to add tons of hearts to make a Valentine party just throwing in on the day will be enough. You dont want your guests to walk into a room full of hearts; less works great. Candles are a great idea for Valentine decorations; theyll give the party a nice romantic feeling. Now if youre having a party for only two and still want to have some great Valentine day with any decorations make sure you have candles and flowers those will be the biggest decorations for a smaller party. Anything else would be too much for a smaller group of people; itll be better go with smaller things. Your Valentine decorations need to be something that shows that it is Valentine but not enough that itll over power the actual party. Most of all have fun be it a small party or a large group party. One of the best parts about Valentines Day is all of the decorations that you can line the house with.
For the backing go with a tablecloth in the color scheme a pink piece of paper or otherwise interesting forms. Candles A great way to make a room or home look beautiful for the holiday is through the use of candles. Often you may have some extra from Christmas to use. Get candle holders or use rings of silk flowers and greenery. Look for the right scent for the candles too if you would like. Make sure they are pink white or red. Get Christmas Out Did you just put away everything for Christmas? Think about using such things as pearl garlands beautifully placed on a tabletop or the candle and floral displays too. In the center of the tablecloths add a gathering of pillar candles surround them with lace trim pearls and rose petals. Perhaps you can even decorate them with glitter or other sparking elements.
Fill a punch bowl with red punch lemon and lime flavored soda a half-gallon of rainbow sherbet (in large scoops) and cut up oranges to float on top. Wet the rims of glasses and rub them into a saucer of sugar. Display these glasses next to the punch bowl. The sugar not only makes the glasses an addition to your Valentines day decorations but they add flavor to the drink. Dont forget the cupcakes! There are so many ways to decorate a cup cake and that could actually be part of your Valentines day party plans. Consider setting up a separate table or section of your countertop with all the Valentines day decorations for each cupcake in buffet style. These decorations can include sprinkles hard candy message hearts M&Ms chocolate syrup shaved dark chocolate shaved white chocolate and so on.
You can simply head to your local grocery market where youll surely find cookies of all kinds packaged and ready to be bought. This is a perfect idea for those classroom parties for which youve been asked to supply treats. Most often these are simple sugar cookies decorated with all manner of Valentine decorations - from frosting to sprinkles. This certainly makes any parents job easier; you can just pick up a couple of trays of Valentine cookies and youre on your way with cookies that will surely please every picky eater. Of course the bakery is another place to find your Valentine cookies. Here youre likely to find a more high-end cookie with better quality ingredients. If you are presenting the Valentine cookies as a gift - or bringing them to someones home - this is a great place to get them. The bakery can wrap the cookies in a tray or box them in beautiful wrapping. Either way youre giving a lovely - and sweet - gift. There are even online resources where you can find unique and creative Valentine cookies that you can box and ship to whomever you choose. Some companies will even do personalized messages on large Valentine cookies - from I Love You to Will You Marry Me?. This is a wonderful personal gift for the cookie lover in your life.