Valentines Decorations / December 29, 2018 / Hester Higgins.
Check out all these ideas and see which ones you want to get your party started and keep it going. Valentines Day is a day of love - a day set aside to tell the people around us how much we care. Be it a spouse a friend or a parent we show our loved ones how much they mean to us by delivering them with sentimental cards flowers candy and gifts. It is the one day of the year when all out romanticism - in all its forms - is expected and accepted. When it comes to Valentines Day we all seem to have our own ways of celebrating. For some that means a special dinner at a restaurant. For others it means tickets to a show. And for still others it means a special Valentines Day treat that we wait for all year long. Valentine cookies are here just prior to and on February 14th - and gone the day after. So for many buying or making these sweet treats are part of their celebration of love. Valentine cookies come in all shapes sizes and flavors.
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.
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.
Thats all you need though to create some beautiful paper craft Valentines day decorations. Here are three project ideas for Valentines Day decorations: Project Idea #1 Gather sheets of colored construction paper; it doesnt have to be just red or pink. Use as many colors as youd like. Fold the sheets of paper into quarters and cut them up. Fold each quarter piece in half; draw a half of a heart on to each so the center of the heart is the fold. Cut each heart out and hang or tape them throughout your home similar to how paper snowflakes would be hung. The variety of colors adds a different twist to this traditional paper craft. When hanging them up consider doing so in layers or by slightly overlapping the hearts. Project Idea #2 Follow the same instructions above and set the hearts aside.
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.