Coming up with a Valentine’s Day plan can be a lot of pressure. There are many things that you can do in the comfort of your own home to have a special day with the one you love. Here are a few suggestions to help you show that someone how much you care:
Before your date arrives for the evening, make sure that your apartment looks the part. Get crafty by creating fun and flirty décor to turn your space into a Valentine’s Day wonderland. Red rose petals are a great way to transform the room, and make it smell delicious. Red, white and pink balloons and heart confetti are also easy ways to liven up your everyday décor.
Nothing makes a room cozier than dim lighting and romantic music. Create the perfect atmosphere throughout your apartment by placing tea lights on multiple surfaces. When the moment is right, light the candles and dim the lights for affordable mood lighting. To make the moment even sweeter, create a playlist of you and your partner’s favourite love songs to play softly in the background.
Take heart-shaped chocolates a step further by choosing food items that can be made into the shape of love. Cooking is not only a fun activity to do with or for your partner, but can be a romantic one too! Why not try your hand at heart-shaped pancakes for breakfast in bed, heart-shaped pizza for a candlelit dinner and heart-shaped sugar cookies for dessert to add a whimsical touch to the day.
The staples of any true date night are the romantic activities. Start the evening by preparing your favourite heart-shaped food and having an intimate dinner. You could bundle up and star gaze from your balcony (try challenging each other to find the constellations). Transform your living room into a ballroom, dress up and dance like royalty to your favourite songs. Finally, finish off the night cuddled close with a romantic movie and some chocolate covered strawberries.
Home is where the heart is. Try out these ideas to make your day one for the books. Happy Valentine’s Day to you and yours!
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