DIY Valentine's Day decorations to keep romance alive

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Express your love through your hands

Keep passions running high and set the atmosphere so when you walk through the door, it’ll be all pleasure from there on out. With these DIY Valentine’s Day decorations, you can show your loved ones how much they mean to you tastefully.

13 Valentine’s Day decorations for a romantic ambiance

1. Door Hanger

Add a bit of fun with your Valentine’s Day decorations through repurposing old picture frames and book pages! You can get creative with the lettering, as well! Check out the tutorial by Confessions Of A New Old Homeowner.

2. Plant pot heart picks

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Image | Landeelu

Small but subtle, add a romantic touch to your existing plants with heart picks made from gauge wire. Landeelu can point you in the right direction.

3. Hanging hearts backdrop 

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Image | Miss Bizi Bee

This makes for great Valentine’s Day decorations, as you can add a new backdrop to a bare wall. And the 3D hearts don’t have to just be for lovers! Miss Bizi Bee teaches how to make these Valentine’s Day decorations suitable for all love-themed parties!

4. Single letter monograms

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Image | Lulus

Keep it simple but stylish by spelling your lover’s initial with a paper rose monogram. It can add a dash of colour to a bookshelf or bring some joy out of your bookshelf as Lulus did.

5. Lace Candle Votives

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Image | The DIY Dreamer

Nothing sets the tone like candles. The dim lights in the bedroom set the mood. And you can add to that with these DIY lace votives for that x-factor, as per The DIY Dreamer’s tutorial.

6. Signage

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Make your own signposts using this DIY Valentine’s Day decoration easy to make (see Cutesy Crafts for some inspiration!)

7. Floral hearts

Hanging decorations don’t get any cuter than a floral heart. The tutorial by Designed Improved adds texture and colour to your home while sprucing up the place for a romantic evening.

8. Customised placecards

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Another gem by Style Me Pretty, you can make your own adorable placecards if dinner is at home.

9. Paper rose wreath

Whether it’s a decorative piece propped on a hanging shelf (which are totally great to add character to bare walls) or to hang on the front door, they’ll last longer than real roses. And they’re easy to make, to boot! It all started with paint can give you some guidance if you want to try your hand at these Valentine’s Day decorations.

10. Valentine’s Day Chandelier

Mark the romantic night with appropriately grand decor! It’ll take a fair amount of time, but the results will be stunning. The instructions can be found at The House That Lars Built.

11. Kiss print

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Image | Style Me Pretty

Artsy and sexy at the same time, these framed kisses make for a pretty shelf piece. The tutorial by Style Me Pretty can add some spice into your love life.

12. Valentine Day’s heart tree

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Image | The Dating Divas

A different take from the classic heart tree, the 2D background helps to highlight the hearts. Your favourite lyrics serve as the cutout for the tree to add extra meaning! Check out how The Dating Divas managed it.

13. Love yarn letters (ombre effect)

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Image | Sister’s Suitcase

You can double this up as a gift by spelling out your partner’s name! The ombre effect means this looks great as a word, or a standalone monogram, as shown by Sister’s Suitcase.

Written by

Vinnie Wong