Valentines Decorations / December 30, 2018 / Hester Higgins
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.
Serve a wide variety of flavored decaffeinated teas as well as an assortment of flavored hot chocolate. Use tissue paper and pipe cleaners to create vases full of flowers for the tables centerpiece. You can also cut out hearts from paper and use the hearts as flower peddles glued to Popsicle sticks. Additional Valentines day decorations for the table include creating confetti like hearts using a paper punch and several different colors of paper or remnants from wrapping paper. Use paper heart doilies throughout the table presentation underneath the clear glass servers. Keep in mind the foods you serve can also act as the Valentines day decorations. For example serve a variety of foiled candies in clear dishes place a variety of cookies out in clear glass bowls (arrange them so the hearts are overlapping each other) and fill wine glasses with red white and pink hard candies like M&Ms or lifesavers.
Take sheets of plain white paper and cut them into snowflakes using all different patterns (use your imagination). Place the hearts over the snowflakes and trace around the edges. Cut the snowflake so it fits over the heart and glue them together. You could also trim the snowflake so it is slightly smaller to give the heart a framed look. Hang the hearts throughout your home on mirrors on glassed over wall hangings and from lighting. Project Idea #3 Create a simple paper chain using red pink and white. Alternate the colors in a pattern that pleases you. Theres no right or wrong way to do this. Hang this with additional Valentines day decorations like the paper hearts mentioned above. Consider hanging the hearts from the chain itself. As an added twist cut large hearts out from pieces of decorative scrapbook paper.