Part of making Valentine’s Day special and romantic is setting the mood and preparing for it. There are a number of ways that the perfect mood can be set and decorating for it can help to create an overall effect. Today we have some great ideas to help create an environment that exudes love and romance in your home.
1. Decorate your area with things that mean something.
When you decorate, think of the things that matter most to your partner. What is their favorite flower? What is their favorite color? What is their favorite scent? Use these things to create a romantic atmosphere. Set a dinner table beautifully with a red table cloth and red napkins, beautiful plates and silverware, and wine glasses. Get out your red Christmas lights and hang them around the room. The possibilities are endless
2. Set the mood with candlelight.
Nothing sets a romantic mood more than candlelight. Using candles that use aromatherapy to help set the mood is a bonus. The Aromatherapy Collection from Candle Warmers Etc. can help you do that! The Relax Aromatherapy Candle mixes Lavender and Ylang Ylang essential oils in soy wax to help get you in the right mindset.
3. Play romantic music.
Music affects your brain in either a positive or negative way. That’s why playing romantic music to help set the mood really works. Music can help us forget about our worries for a short while and help us relax and feel better. Learn more about how music can affect your brain here.
4. Use fragrance to help set the mood.
Our sense of smell is often underestimated in how powerful it is to our mind. Fragrances affect our emotions, our concentration, and our bio-rhythms, and is one of the most important factors when forming memories. So find a signature scent for your home and use it to create good memories.
5. Serve delicious food and treats.
Sharing a meal together can be a great way to show love in action. A fancy dessert could be a great place to start when planning the food for the night. If your special someone is a kid a heart, try a strawberry pizza or ice cream waffle-wich. If they have a sweet tooth, consider a fancy mousse or dark chocolate covered strawberries. Whatever you decide to make, just make sure you make it with love, since that’s what Valentine’s Day is all about.
We hope these ideas help to make your Valentine’s Day extra special this year!