Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so it’s the right time to start getting into a romantic vibe for your home decor. It's fun to have the place looking special for you and your sweetie especially if you will be enjoying a meal at home on the night. If you want to start with the outside of your home, then you can transform a lantern for your porch by making lantern swag that includes hearts, and red baubles.
You could also use this idea for other occasions such as Easter by swapping the decorations to include chicks and bunnies. Recycle Christmas decorations such as red baubles and battery operated lights which will look amazing inside the lantern.
There are a plethora of ways to decorate for this day that celebrates all things love, all you need is a bit of creative flair and some supplies to get your started. So let's take a look at these ideas to begin.
This look is easily recreated with a selection of Valentine's themed ribbons which are made into a big bow for the lantern swag on top. Put a pillar candle inside that features a glittery red heart.
Putting items such as glittery baubles or signs that say love are a great way to decorate your lantern quickly. Valentines themed signs can be purchased at your local dollar store or you could try your hand at making your own if you are a crafter.
Lanterns make an ideal centerpiece for any occasion. In fact, many people choose to incorporate them as part of their wedding decor because you can really customize them to match your color scheme and you can also make them really personal by adding certain trinkets.
Fill your lanterns with love by using heart shaped ornaments or picks. You can really make the piece look as pretty as the nicest bouquet of flowers which will add to the romance of the look. Faux flowers can also be nested in between ribbons for an extra special touch.
If you made a lantern for Christmas you can simply add some bits to it to bring it into Valentine's. If you used garland and red winter berries, this will look delightful with some red hearts and bows to update the look.
To conclude, lanterns are a wonderful addition to your Valentines Decor. The supplies you will want, include, heart ornaments, battery operated lights, ribbons and faux flowers. Be as creative as you like and have fun!