“Sun cannot be without light, man cannot be without love!
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Centuries after the great German classic Wolfgang Goethe wrote these words, one repeatedly discovers the truth in them and rejoices in the finest feeling of the soul! Love occupies us daily, it moves our minds and influences our actions. The love thermometer rises especially high, shortly before the most beautiful day of love, 14 February. Love is in the air and many couples in love ask themselves how they can celebrate the beautiful feast in a cozy togetherness. It’s best to start preparing for it a few weeks before Valentine’s Day so that you can surprise and delight your loved one nicely and pleasantly on this day. We want to present you with some great ideas and practical tips on how to prepare your romantic DIY Valentine’s Day.
In this article, you will learn how to make a special gift for your love, surprise your lover with a 3-course menu on Valentine’s Day, decorate the table and provide discreet lighting at home. On the 14th of February, you can relax and pamper yourself and your partner with massage oils and celebrate an unforgettable feast full of sensuality and rose scent at home!
DIY Valentine’s Day Gift – What, how and why to give?
It’s strange how few people take the day of lovers seriously, even though all the shop windows wave our hearts to us and all the radio stations broadcast only love songs. You are in love again! You are still 13, but nevertheless, the massive pink-red wave manages to take you with it and force you to a small, but a quite romantic expression.
The homemade gift best expresses the feelings
In recent years, around 1000 tons of roses have been delivered to Germany alone via Lufthansa Cargo for the Romantic Festival. Maybe there is a romantic in each of us who wants to be lured out? What about you? Have you always wanted to send an anonymous Valentine’s card or surprise someone in a similar romantic way?
The most beautiful thing you can do is always simple
If your answer to the above question is positive, but you still have the ambition to prepare something homemade and very individual, we recommend that you take a look at our DIY tips and add your personal handwriting to your favorite idea.
The most beautiful Valentine’s Day present is a personal confession
The world is much nicer thanks to the love
The warmth counts
In order for a gift to be chosen correctly, you need a reference to both the occasion and the person you want to give it to. It doesn’t have to be big, just a hint that will put a smile back on your face. It’s even better to surprise someone who looks at himself as lonely and alone and doesn’t count on romance and attention at all. No matter how big or small your gift is or who you have chosen as Valentine for this year, honesty and cordiality should be evident on your DIY Valentine’s Day gift.
With a stuffed animal you can also express your feelings
Follow the rules of the game and always find another reason to love
It is less important what you give, the more important is how you do it
You can always make a nice surprise by all means
Romantic would be Valentine’s gift to make yourself
A classic and always welcome DIY Valentine’s Day gift is, of course, the Valentine’s Card. In the following videos and photos, you will find some very romantic ideas, as well as detailed instructions on how to implement them.
A really nice DIY Valentine’s Day gift is a lantern to make
Simple, fast and funny – follow your gut feeling
Lanterns enhance the romance-like atmosphere and fill the room with love
There should also be jokes and irony in love
Sweet messages, memories of the first date or unspoken feelings can be expressed through your little DIY Valentine’s Day gift on this cold winter’s day. Craft your personal Valentine’s gift with resins and let someone know that he is loved and meaningful!
Love can definitely arise in the office. For this gift idea would be conceivable
Even if your gift remains anonymous, you are guaranteed to whet your appetite for a while
With matching pens, you can bring your personal love message spontaneously on the cup
The ready-painted cup can then be filled with something delicious
A promise as a proof of love should be kept
The gift ideas should match the emotional state
To give oneself with love, one could do each day
Love always finds a nice expression
A DIY Valentine’s Day card can be the most beautiful gift
The lover can lovingly decorate by all means
Those who know each other well can also understand jokes
Romantic table decoration for Valentine’s Day
Anyone who is in love and romantically attuned can confess his feelings to his lover on February 14th. One of the best ways to do that is to have a diligently prepared romantic dinner. But the table for Valentine’s Day does not have to be brought to the foreground, it’s a testament to real love! Some effort would be needed, right?!
It is said that love goes through the stomach! But even the eye would have to be full on this day! For example, the Valentines Day table will not miss the colors and shapes that are typical of this day… tablecloth and table runners, as well as small touches in red and pink shades, are a must on the dining table on February 14th! Beautifully folded napkins in heart shape complete the overall picture…
A candlelight dinner is the least you need to plan on the day of love! Because candles create the best romantic atmosphere… What else makes for romance are, of course, the flowers! So do not forget the elegant floral deco on this special day!
DIY Valentine’s Day prepare table decoration with the smallest details!
Those of you who value the home-made could decorate the candle jars or put small vases of heart-shaped flowers on the table. Spread pink petals on the tablecloth or decorate with heart-shaped confetti! Help yourself to your creativity and create beautiful decorations made of preserving jars!
If you prefer a simple Valentines Day table decoration, then spread a romantic mood through beautifully decorated cutlery. Tie a red bow around this and you have it! Or maybe you prefer helium balloons?
On February 14, many wonder if Valentine’s Day might be superfluous in the holiday calendar. But if this day brings a smile to the face of so many people, it should be celebrated, right? If you prefer a romantic dinner instead of a material Valentine’s Day present, then collect ideas for the table decoration on Valentine’s Day from the following small picture gallery. Traditional or something more creative, the table decoration needs to be considered in good time!
Combining red nuances in an elegant way
Valentine’s Day table can be so inviting!…
Decorate the table for Valentine’s Day romantically and in fresh colors
Spice up Valentine’s Day table with creative decoration ideas
Festive and fresher table decoration could hardly be the day of the lovers!
Prepare an edible table decoration for the feast of love
Creative idea for a table runner, do not you think?!
Create a cozy and romantic atmosphere through the right color combination
Table decoration with messages
Napkins take an important part in the table decoration for Valentine’s Day
Romance must radiate the table decoration for Valentine’s Day!
Not intrusive, but so diligently the table can be the most romantic day of the year!
Prepare for DIY Valentine’s Day and bravely decorate with hearts!
Celebrate the beautiful party with small decorative items
A romantic dinner is a nice gift!
Every single detail spreads so much romance…
Beautiful eyecatcher in red on the table
With table decoration in red and white, you hit the mark!
Candles turn the diner into a romantic DIY Valentine’s Day!
DIY Valentine’s Day: Valentine’s Day menu and drinks for pure romance!
As people often say, love goes through the stomach! We continue with our great tips for a DIY Valentine’s Day and propose a full 3-course Valentine’s Day menu to make the evening perfect in togetherness.
Valentine’s menu for a perfect DIY Valentine’s Day
Prepare unusual salads for DIY Valentine’s Day
Let’s start with a fancy salad. This could be, for example, a green salad with smoked salmon, an exotic corn salad or a leafy salad with a slightly sweet taste. Choose one according to your taste and to match the main course. Of course, you can also choose another salad according to your preferences.
Prepare loving food
Chicken fillets with mustard and tarragon as the main course
This recipe is enjoyable and easy to prepare. You need the following ingredients:
• 4 chicken fillets
• 250 ml of cream
• 1 tbsp mustard
• 1/2 tsp tarragon
• 2 tablespoons oil
• Salt and pepper
The ingredients are for 4 servings!
Taste the fillets with salt and pepper to taste. Roast them in preheated oil. Add the cream, mustard, and tarragon in the same oil and stir well. When it starts to boil, put the chicken fillets back in and pour in the sauce a few times. Then you have to turn it into a baking pan and bake for 15 minutes until the fillets are tender. As an accompaniment, you can serve potatoes, rice or corn salad.
DIY Valentine’s Dessert: Tiramisu in the glass
Valentine’s Day desserts
Something sweet must also be on the table on February 14th. How about a popular Italian dessert, but served in an unusual way? Tiramisu in the glass is our suggestion to sweeten your romantic dinner. Sponge biscuits, mascarpone, amaretto, and strong coffee are among the main ingredients of this recipe. This DIY Valentine’s Dessert will not only taste great but wake you up after the delicious meal to continue enjoying your togetherness. Here also the full tiramisu recipe,
Champagne for Valentine’s Day
Beverage ideas for DIY Valentine’s Day
Leave the red wine you usually drink for another occasion. Prepare a simple cocktail of champagne in fire-red color. In two champagne glasses, add 2 tablespoons of cold blackcurrant juice and the rest fill with champagne. Done is your DIY Valentine’s Day cocktail.
Last minute Valentine’s menu for a romantic DIY Valentine’s Day
Example menu for the 14th of February
Also, make a thematic decoration
Prepare sushi as a DIY Valentine’s Day dinner
Prepare a romantic mini cheesecake
Heart shaped pizza
DIY Valentines Day and DIY Chocolate Valentines Day Drinks
Prepare everything for DIY Valentine’s Day yourself
The right atmosphere is important
Prepare the menu for DIY Valentine’s Day together with your partner
Great idea for Valentine’s Day cake
The men can also prepare Valentine’s Day meal
Baking bread for DIY Valentine’s Day
Pasta with shrimps and Alfredo sauce
A creative idea for the dessert on DIY Valentine’s Day
Most of the self-made are appreciated
The right lighting and a lot of candlelight
Of course, you have to enjoy the togetherness on Valentine’s Day in a cozy home. An imaginative lighting design helps you create the perfect atmosphere for the Day of Love. A successful combination of candles and fairy lights plays a very important role for the entire decoration on this day. No other design element is as effective as beautiful scented candles and fairy lights.
DIY ideas give every room a charming look. Scented and gel candles will provide a romantic atmosphere. You can make the candlesticks very easily. According to statistics, the natural materials are preferred for any DIY project. Wood and metal parts are very suitable for decoration with candles. An alternative is the preserving jars, which can be decorated with cool illustrations.
Creativity and romance in one
After you have made some decorations with candles, you can move on to the next point, namely to make the wall decoration. With the help of fairy lights, you can create a real highlight in every room. Bring the fairy lights out of storage space again, because these decorative elements give your own four walls an inviting look on Valentine’s Day. Thanks to the great flexibility of the lights, you can make any desired shape. The selection of a cool color is also considered important for February 14th.
Pink, red and warm white are among the shades that are best for this day. Position the fairy lights strategically in the rooms, so that a surprise effect can be achieved. Make romantic figures using the lights or use different materials. Current DIY deco ideas are the figures this year, such as small hearts made of rattan.
Materials like rattan are among the most popular DIY Valentine’s Day ideas
It is very often the case that Valentine’s Day is a weekday and you leave the preparation for the last moment. After introducing some attractive DIY ideas, we would like to look at a last-minute project. For that, you need normal little candles or tealights. These products make for attractive lighting design. Be creative and make little figures that can be positioned in different rooms. Different motives and textures can be combined easily and with a little creativity, perfect figures can be formed. Individual phrases like “I love you” and heart shapes are among the most popular decorations with candles. The number of tealights can vary, depending in principle on the size of your DIY idea. So buy enough tealight candles for a perfect Valentine’s Day surprise!
Little hearts make for a romantic atmosphere
Fairy lights can form different shapes
Make cool candlesticks
Position romantic fairy lights in space
Hearts are considered a very popular symbol of Valentine’s Day
Surprise your partner with the latest ideas
Natural materials are perfect for candle holders
Decorate any room cool and celebrate your DIY Valentine’s Day!
The lighting design on Valentine’s Day plays an important role
Make creative shapes with fairy lights
Last minute DIY projects are more and more successful
Nice messages are considered an important symbol of Valentine’s Day
Create a cool idea to your taste
Surprise your partner with the best ideas
Put great emphasis on lighting design
The flexibility of the rattan provides many benefits
Choose only well selected decoration elements
It could not be more romantic!
Sensually decorate the bedroom and celebrate a romantic DIY Valentine’s Day
If your bedroom is already furnished in a romantic style, it would of course be optimal and easy to make the room the perfect love nest for Valentine’s Day. Rococo, Vintage, Shabby Chic and Rustic are ideal as furnishing styles for this purpose and give the necessary pinch of sensuality. But if your bedroom is not decorated in one of these styles, then you have nothing to worry about. Because you can decorate it very quickly and simply lovingly and to match the feast of the lovers. We have some tips and suggestions for you.
First step to the romantic bedchamber
After experienced Feng-Shui experts, it is important to exclude old, unnecessary energy from the bedroom. That means – clean up first! Namely, the life energy Qi can flow undisturbed through the room and provide for more harmony and in this case for more sensuality and passion. Dirty clothes, ironing board, laptop & Co. have in principle lost nothing in the bedroom and disturb as well as the quiet sleep and the pleasant atmosphere. Then wipe off the dust, do not forget!
Make for more sensuality in the bedroom
Sensual colors and harmonious light
The important role of the color effect has always been known. Colors do have great power on us and often determine our well-being, even if we are not always aware of it. Therefore, it would be very useful to set up and decorate your bedroom for Valentine’s Day use such materials and colors that bring a reasonable touch of eroticism. Silk and satin, but also fine fabrics such as organza are the best choice for canopies, sheets, pillowcases, curtains or bedspreads.
The color red is undoubtedly the valentine color par excellence. The classic stands for love and passion and is energizing and lively. Here, however: Best not overdo it! Because passion can quickly become aggression.
Red is the color of love par excellence
Bordeaux, pink and purple are just as popular and often preferred by many couples in the bedroom. Orange and yellow also create a warm, laid-back atmosphere that helps to make the togetherness fun.
Of course, light is just as important when decorating the bedroom. And just for Valentine’s Day you need harmonious light. This means fairy lights, lanterns and indirect lighting. Try to create islands of light in the room and avoid the strong, white light from above.
A sensual scent and roses, roses, roses….
Turn your bedroom into a real feast for the senses on Valentine’s Day and treat your partner with it. It is always true: not too much of a good thing! The main elements are scented candles and seductive massage oils, but also suitable essential oils that act as natural aphrodisiacs. Depending on your personal preference and especially on the taste of your sweetheart, you can choose the right one. Some of the most popular essential oils with aphrodisiac effects are: jasmine, cardamom, ginger, lavender, patchouli, vetiver, rose, sandalwood, vanilla and cinnamon.
Round off the whole with fresh rose petals and your sensual bedroom decoration is nothing in the way!
Sometimes less is more!
Two swans in love for more Valentine’s Day romance
Love is also through the stomach
Simple, sensual idea as last-minute decoration for Valentine’s Day
Affect your sweetheart lovingly the way to the love nest
Create a loving ambience with candles and rose petals
If you do not stand on red
For the in love purists among you
Tinker two swans in love out of towels
A high on love!
Indulge your sweetheart and yourself with delicious treats!
Create sensual romance with roses and candles
A small gesture with a big impact
Round off the whole love experience for Valentine’s Day with a delicious breakfast!
Romance and passion in one
If you are more into winter romance
Fairytale and inviting at the same time
Create the perfect love nest for Valentine’s Day
Massage oils and bath salts make themselves – great DIY ideas for the senses
On this very special day, you will certainly find time for every little pampering that warms the soul and body. Here are our tips for massage oils and bath salts make themselves! Treat yourself to these great DIY Valentine’s Gifts for all your senses!
Massage oils and bath salts are valuable DIY valentine’s day gifts. You achieve wonderful quality if you do it yourself. It also shows that you take time and effort for your partner. Especially if you create a combination of scents that is exactly to his / her liking!
With DIY bath salt, you will pamper all senses!
Make bath salt yourself – it’s that easy!
The preparation of bath salts is quite simple. However, you would have to pre-plan something, because after mixing the ingredients, the product takes some time to finish.
First, you must choose the right salt: Epsom salt is suitable for detoxification and weight loss formulas. With sea salt you contribute to the relaxation. You also need 5 to 10 ml. Of the desired essential oil and about 25 grams of corn starch.
All this you can mix together in a bowl. Important: The corn starch comes last! Can you stir this once and mix once with vigorous spillage. Close very well and let rest for a few days. Then you can open and use!
For a valuable massage oil you need few, but valuable ingredients!
Making massage oil yourself is even easier!
It is even easier to make massage oil yourself. For this you need one of the so-called base oils and one or more essential oils. The first group includes olives, coconut, jojoba. Also popular are sesame and avocado. Take about 100 ml of it and 15 drops of an essential oil. You can divide these quantities for different massage oils. It is best to use this mixture to fill a transparent and closable glass jar. Store in a dark and cool corner!
Combine the massage oil with other great care products
Make a personalized gift!
You can personalize both the combination of fragrances and the packaging. The additional coloring in different shades is sometimes possible thanks to different minerals. Each fragrance has its own therapeutic effect and influences our body in different ways. However, some are very strong and you have to be careful not to overuse. The best way to search for various recipe ideas on the Internet. Also make sure that they are presented in a beautiful shape. Often a nice glass and a great bow are enough, but there are so many other great ideas for decorating the packaging. You can also find some inspirations in our picture gallery.
Bath salts with exotic ingredients can be made by yourself as a gift
With such Valentine’s Day gift, show real affection for your partner
Lavender is one of the most popular ingredients for making bath salts yourself
Wintery scents are perfect for DIY Valentine’s Day gifts
A plate of homemade bath salts would be ideal DIY Valentine’s Day decoration
For the Valentine’s Day gift, choose romantic colors!
Such a DIY Valentine’s gift exudes sensuality and care
A homemade massage oil will always remind your lover of you!
Which is the favorite fragrance of your lover / lover?
A great massage oil will keep your partner healthy throughout the winter.
Spring scents are also a good idea for lovers on Valentine’s Day
Massage oils from nuts can pamper the body.
Do you also find great packaging for the DIY Valentine’s Day Massage Oil?
Citrus scents are an ideal choice to make your own massage oil
Or maybe you want to combine different scents with your homemade bath salt.
This form of bidding would be perfect for a DIY Valentine’s Day gift
Here are two very romantic colors for your bath salts!
We hope that our tips for a great feast of love will be helpful and useful for you to prepare your very personal day for two and celebrate in togetherness! We wish you that from the heart!