Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day is on its way and love is in the air.  Whether you are celebrating with your sweetie or will be in the company of your best girls and planning a Galentine’s day feast, here is a collection of a few festive cocktail recipes, sumptuous desserts, and gorgeous Valentine’s Day tablescapes.
Feature image courtesy of: The Barefoot Blonde

At the bottom of the post, find bright, fresh and fun Valentine’s Day table runners, plates, wreaths, mugs, fabulous cookies, chocolate, and a few stunning date-night dresses.

Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipes

Valentine’s Day Cocktails

Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipe | Raspberry Rose Tequila Kombucha | Half Baked Harvest

Raspberry Rose Tequila Kombucha
A mouthwatering Valentine’s Day cocktail made using fresh or frozen raspberries, lemon juice, silver tequila, rose water and plain or ginger kombucha.
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Valentine's Day Cocktail | Rose & Ginger Palmoa | Half Baked Harvest

Rose & Ginger Palmoa
A light pink, sweet and fizzy Valentine’s day cocktail recipe using a mix of fresh grapefruit juice, lime juice, tequila and a splash of rose water and ginger beer.
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Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipes | Rose & Lemon Spritzer | Half Baked Harvest

Rose Lemon Spritzer
A refreshing Valentine’s Day cocktail using rose water, fresh lemon juice, vodka, honey, a few drops of blood orange or pomegranate juice, sparkling water, and fresh roses for garnish.
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Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipes | Cotton Candy Cocktail | Lauren Conrad

Cotton Candy Cocktail 
A dainty cotton-candy Valentine’s Day cocktail in a gold-rimmed pink coupe made using strawberry cotton candy, champagne and St. Germain liqueur.
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Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipes | Mimosa Bar | Eat Yourself Skinny

Valentine’s Day Mimosa Bar
Mimosa bars are easy to throw together and always such a big hit. These mimosas are made using a variety of juices such as grapefruit, cranberry, fruit punch and garnished with fresh fruit.
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Valentine's Day Martini Recipes | Chocolate Champagne Martini | Cork & Spoon

Chocolate Cherry Kiss Martini
Chocolate and cherries are a classic combination of flavors and perfect for Valentine’s Day. This recipe calls for chocolate vodka, black cherry juice, sparkling wine, dark chocolate, and black cherries.
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Valentine's Day Cocktails | Sugared Cranberry Mimosas | The Cookie Rookie

Sugared Cranberry Mimosas
A bubbly, tangy and fresh mimosa topped with sugared cranberries.
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Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipes | Strawberry Champagne Floats | Salty Canary

Strawberry Champagne Floats
A Valentine’s Day cocktail made with vanilla ice cream, Pommery Champagne, pink pop, strawberries, and sugar.
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Valentine’s Day Decorating Ideas

I love spending time browsing through Interior Designer, Randy Garrett’s website. Not only is it full of stunning images of interiors, but her posts on entertaining have so many ideas for creating beautiful tablescapes as well as delicious recipes. Here are a few of my favorite Valentine’s Day ideas from her blog.
Images courtesy of: Randy Garrett Design

Valentine's Day Tablescape Ideas | Randy Garrett Design
Valentine's Day Table Setting Ideas | Randy Garrett Design
Valentine's Day Tablescape Ideas | Randy Garrett Design
Valentine's Day Decorating Ideas | Randy Garrett Design
Valentine's Day Tablescape Ideas | Randy Garrett Design
Elegant Valentine's Day Tablescape Ideas | Randi Garrett Designs
Valentine's Table Ideas | Tonality Designs

Flower Box & Florals
A DIY using a flower box, floral foam, and beautiful blooms. Perfect for a Galentine’s brunch.
Image courtesy of: Tonality Designs

Valentine's Day Decorating Ideas | Randy Garrett Design

Valentine’s Day Wreath
A beautiful floral Valentine’s Day or Spring wreath.
Image courtesy of: Randy Garrett Design

Valentine Cones

Valentine Cones
Image courtesy of: Pinterest

Valentine’s Day Desserts

Valentine's Day Dessert Recipes | Molten Chocolate Lava Cake | Half Baked Harvest

Molten Chocolate Lava Cake
A sumptuous molten chocolate lava cake with dark chocolate, coconut sugar, and creamy nut butter.
View recipe: Half Baked Harvest

Chocolate Lovers Triple Layer Chocolate Mousse Cakes | Half Baked Harvest

Chocolate Lovers Mousse
A chocolate lovers tripe layer coffee caramel mousse cake.
View recipe: Half Baked Harvest

Valentine's Day Dessert Ideas | Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Pops | A Spicy Perspective

Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Pops
Fresh and juicy strawberries dipped in four layers of chocolate and sitting pretty on a stick
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Valentine's Day Ideas | Spicy Chocolate Bark with Chipotle and Almonds | Foodie Crush

Spicy Chocolate Bark with Chipotle and Almonds
The smooth taste of chocolate combined with crunchy almonds and slow-burning chipotle
View Recipe: A Spicy Perspective

Pretty Pink Doughnuts | Realfood/Tesco

Pretty Pink Doughnuts
Gorgeous pink doughnuts with colored icing and sprinkles.
View Recipe: Realfood

Valentine's Rice Krispie Treats | Foodie Crush

Rice Crispie Valentine’s Day Krispie Pops
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Valentine's Rice Krispie Treats | Foodie Crush

Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas

Penne a la Rose | Valentine's Day Dinner Ideas | The Woks of Life

Penne a la Rose
View recipe: The Woks of Life

Heart Shaped Pizza | Valentine's Day Dinner Ideas

Heart Shape Pizza
The perfect idea for Valentine’s Day – a heart-shaped pizza using your favorite homemade pizza dough recipe.

Valentine’s Day Decorations & More

Image of roses courtesy of: The Barefoot Blonde

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