Creative Valentine's Day Tablescapes

Add a bit of romance to every detail this Valentine’s Day to really wow your special someone. Here are some of our favorite romantic place setting ideas that will make your dinner that much sweeter.

Whether you’re whipping up a meal straight from the heart or simply ordering in from your favorite takeout place, you can make your February 14 celebration a night to remember with a few simple steps. Don’t forget the romantic cocktails and decadent desserts!


  • A Whimsical Love

    How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.. simply put, I love this whimsical Valentine’s Day tablescape – especially the creative x’s and o’s tic-tac-toe board! Fiskars even turned a regular disposable fork into one of cupid’s arrows! Pair this spread with our tasty and pretty Polka Dot Milkshakes to complete this unique spread.

  • A Hearty Spread

    One blooming bouquet becomes a wow-worthy centerpiece when you turn it into a heart shaped creation full of tiny bundles like Dasha Daso did. Create your own vases using upcycled glassware or mason jars and pair with our DIY XOXO Tablecloth for a stunning spread.

  • Celebrate the Memories

    Tape picture frames filled with photos of you and your special someone together and illuminate inside to create a beautiful and personalized centerpiece like Wedding By Color did. Once you’re done with dinner, why not stick a flameless candle in the middle and show this special project off in the living room?!

  • Simple and Chic Table Spread

    Channel your inner Katniss Everdeen (with a twist of glamour) and set up a romantic and chic spread complete with a Cupid’s Arrow Centerpiece and DIY XOXO Tablecloth.

  • Message on a Runner

    Use a chalkboard table runner like Digs Digs did here and fill it with words and memories that describe your relationship. Leave some chalk laying around so your sweetie can add his or her own message as well!

  • Sweet Utensil Holders

    These burlap utensil holders from Design Dining and Diapers are the perfect touch to your romantic dinner. Such a simple detail can really make your table spread a stunning masterpiece.

  • Wow With Folded Napkins

    Who knew something like a simple napkin could go such a long way?! Head on over to Smarty Had a Party to get the tutorial for turning your napkin into a romantic rose or heart – a super easy way to spruce your Valentine décor!

  • A Message From the Heart

    Create your very own personalized valentine message using paper hearts and stamps with this idea from Delish! A simple slip of paper doily makes this one sweet place setting.

  • Wine and Dine

    Turn an empty wine bottle into a special message-filled centerpiece with a little chalkboard paint. You can reuse this simple craft for any special occasion or dinner party, so it’s a no-brainer!
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