Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so it’s time to show your home a little love. There’s no better way to celebrate than decorating your space with festive, fun decor.

Traditional Valentine’s Day decor includes color schemes with red, pink, white, purple, and other pastel shades. Once you’ve decided on a romantic color palette, add fanciful elements like lace, satin, and heart shapes for the sweetest display.

Any holiday home design is completely customizable to your aesthetic, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. Channel classic romance with red roses and gilded picture frames. Or, achieve a playful design with candy-themed decor and fluffy textures.

Heartwarming Valentine’s Day Decor Ideas

We found some of the best Valentine’s Day decorations to give your home a heart-stopping makeover. We included everything from wall hangings to place settings in various styles to help you find a decor theme you love. Most of these decorations are available on Amazon for fast, easy shipping by February 14.

Valentine’s Day Table Decor

If you’re hosting a V-Day dinner party or Galentine’s cocktail hour, themed table decor is a must. Create a to-die-for display with these Valentine’s Day dinner table decoration ideas.


Any tablescape needs a beautiful centerpiece. We recommend floral centerpieces for Valentine’s Day because different flowers symbolize different types of love. This means you can channel certain atmospheres by switching up the bouquet on your table.

Valentine’s Day table decorations with a floral centerpiece
Image Source: Pinterest, Randi Garrett Design
Flower arrangement with candy-filled vase
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Use red roses for a romantic candlelit dinner. Or, use yellow tulips and roses to symbolize worthiness and friendship. No matter what flora you choose, add fun touches like candy heart vase fillers and decorative stems for extra visual appeal.

Combine a few of these decorations for a stunning centerpiece:

If you’d like a centerpiece that smells as good as it looks, consider using fresh flowers. This tutorial by Theodore Leaf shows how to make an easy DIY flower arrangement with fresh roses and tulips:

Table Setting Tools

Your centerpiece may be the star of the show, but your table isn’t complete without themed place settings to welcome guests to the party. Create a cohesive table design with a table runner, place mats, cloth napkins, and name cards. These decorative touches and themed dinnerware will have guests swooning over your dining room decor.

Explore these charming place setting decorations for your Valentine’s Day dinner table:

Valentine’s Day Party Favors

Don’t let your guests leave without a token of admiration. Party favors are the best way to express your love and give friends and family a piece of the celebration to take home.

Luckily, Valentine’s Day party favors are easy to create. Give out handwritten notes of appreciation to each of your guests. Use heart-shaped cards or fanciful paper for a festive touch. For an especially thoughtful gift, fill miniature picture frames with pictures of you and each recipient.

paper boxes filled with conversation hearts
Image Source: Pinterest, 365 Designs

If you have many guests visiting your home for the holiday, consider candy for an effortless party favor. Valentine’s Day is known for its sweet treats; send guests home with mini mason jars of candy hearts or delicious boxes of chocolate.

Create memorable party favors with these gift ideas from Amazon:

Valentine’s Day Wreaths

Wreaths aren’t just Christmas decorations; they also make excellent additions to your Valentine’s Day front door. Welcome your beloved guests to your home with one of these elegant wreaths:

You can make your own wreath instead of buying a brand-new one. This video from Bianca Andress shows how to complete this fun Valentine’s Day craft with just a wreath frame, hot glue, and a couple of decorative materials:

Valentine’s Day Wall Decor

Wall decorations are great for adding effortless touches to every room of your home. Create a gallery wall of vintage art prints in ornate golden frames. Then, use heart-shaped wall hangings with red and pink accents to complement the arrangement.

We recommend these wall decorations from Amazon and Etsy:

Interested in making your own wall decorations for Valentine’s Day? This cross-stitch kit by designer Emma Congdon includes 20 heartwarming designs for you to try.

Valentine’s Day Living Room Decor

Create a lovable living space with soft textures and rich, romantic colors. Faux fur accents are excellent for Valentine’s Day decor because they create a luxurious atmosphere perfect for cuddling up to your sweetheart. Pair soft throw blankets and pillowcases with heart-shaped coffee table decor and candles for a darling design.

living room decorated with pink and white accents
Image Source: Pinterest, Addison’s Wonderland

Here are some of our favorite V-Day living room decor ideas:

Valentine’s Day Mantel Decor

Don’t let Valentine’s Day go by without a dreamy mantel display. Your mantel isn’t just the shelf above your fireplace; it’s the scene of your perfect living room centerpiece. Give your mantel a makeover with Valentine’s-themed garland, picture frames, and a candle vignette. Utilize different heights, textures, and shapes for a dimensional design you’ll adore.

mantel decorated with pom pom wreath and heart-shaped garland
Image Source: Pinterest, The Crafting Chicks

Get started on your Valentine’s Day mantel with these decorations from Amazon:

Looking for more ways to show your home decor some love? This tutorial from Bargain Bethany demonstrates how to make easy DIY Valentine’s Day decorations with materials from Dollar Tree:

Enjoy Your Swoon-worthy Space

With these design ideas in mind, you’ll create a charming space for yourself and your sweetheart to enjoy. After decking your space in delightful decor, don’t forget to sit back, relax, and cherish your home sweet home.

Seeking more ways to show your home some love? Explore our list of the top interior design trends of 2023.

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