DIY “Recycled” Valentine Date Ideas
Pink & Gold
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Fall in sweet love with this styled shoot inspired by Valentines Day, love and prettiness!
Post-wedding, we suggest you sweeten things up with an unusual Valentines dinner for two. Picture a candy-coated heavenly date featuring a champagne welcome table, a delectable dessert table and an indoor love tent dripping with romance. If you adore the sparkle of this styled shoot, then these 20 DIY Glitter Wedding Theme Ideas & Inspiration are a must-see for fab glittery wedding ideas.
This styled shoot is all about recycling your wedding decor, memento’s and keepsake items to create a meaningful Valentines party. Thanks to the creative juices of Sam, founder of The Frosted Petticoat, a whimsical chocolate (yum!) factory, and Mia Dee Photography, we bring you a whole bundle of ideas for a pink and gold Valentine’s dinner date. Without breaking the bank, learn how to recycle and reuse wedding heirlooms, keepsakes and décor to pull off a miraculous Valentines Day fete or even a one-of-a-kind bridal shower.
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DIY Valentine Champagne Welcome Table Ideas: Dinner for Two
(Above) Gold LOVE Marquee Sign: Add a touch of nostalgia by reusing your wedding signage. This gorgeous light-up gold marquee sign that spells out the word ‘LOVE’ is the perfect decor item for your dinner for two.
(Above) Pink Valentine’s Champagne: Pop the love bubbly and serve your champagne in tall flute wedding glasses with a sticky dollop of strawberry flavoured candy floss.
(Above) Silver Manzanita Tree and Love-Themed Ornaments: Recycle a Manzanita tree used to display your wedding escorts card by reusing it as a Valentine Love Tree and adorning it with love-themed hanging ornaments. Add meaningful keepsakes and mementos alongside your Valentine Love Tree.
(Above Left) Valentine’s Memento Decor: Framed photos or artwork such as this sweet spoon art photo created by Petek Design serves as a beautiful reminder of a special time such as your wedding day or honeymoon. | (Above Right) Valentine’s Floral Decor: A keepsake bridal brooch bouquet can be reused by displaying it a vase like this fabulous gold and pink glitter mason jar.
(Above) Gold Sequin Tablecloth: Drape your dinner table with a glittering sequin tablecloth that will contrast perfectly with the carnival-inspired marquee wedding sign.
DIY Valentine Dessert Table Ideas: Dinner for Two
(Above) Recycled Keepsake Bouquets and Wedding Cake Stands: Decorate your dessert table with wedding heirlooms such as your beloved beaded bouquet or brooch bouquet for a sparkly touch, as well as cakestands recycled from your wedding dessert table.
(Above Left) Love Bird Cake Topper Decor: Wedding cake topper keepsakes are cute and meaningful decor touches. | (Above Right) Valentine’s Candy: Serve up yummy candy such as these raspberry flavoured chocolate typewriters, which are made to match the pretty pink colour scheme.
(Above) Valentine’s Cake: Starring as the dessert table centrepiece, display a special Valentine’s Cake atop a recycled cake stand and adorn it with delectable chocolate gems and a Marie Antoinette chocolate topper.
(Above) Vintage Tiered Dessert Stand: A beautiful Vintage-inspired tiered cake stand can be used to display smaller Valentine treats such as cupcakes and macaroons.
(Above) Valentine’s Red Velvet Cupcakes and Lollipop Stand: Edible love-inspired decorations such as chocolate filigree hearts and delicious lavender flavored heart-shaped pops are the perfect Valentine’s cakes and candy to add to the dessert table.
(Above) Valentine’s Chocolate Kisses and Macaroons: Strawberry and orange flavoured macaroons dressed up with cheeky chocolate kisses in cute colours are fun love-inspired treats to have.
(Above) Valentine’s “Key to my Heart” Candies: Your significant other will adore these love-inspired heart-shaped candies that are just begging to be devoured.
DIY Valentine Romance Tent Ideas: Dinner for Two
(Above) Valentine’s Love Tent: Set up a whimsical indoor camping-style seating area that you can retire to after a Valentine’s feast of candies and cakes. Gorgeous glitter XO letters and vintage books filled with poetry can be used to decorate the entrance to the love tent, with a gold sequin pillow added as the final touch of comfort.
(Above) Valentine’s Wreath: Decorate your love tent with a rustic felt love wreath, which can be treasured as a keepsake of your special dinner date.
DIY Valentine Style Ideas: Dinner for Two
(Above) Valentine’s Accessories: Love-inspired accessories such as an heirloom button bouquet, a hot pink lace shrug and matching jewellery are fun and sassy – perfect for a Valentines date.
(Above) Valentine’s Style: Play dress up in a cute tutu dress with playful details such as bows and animal print designs.
(Above) Magenta Beaded Bouquet: Reuse your glittering keepsake wedding bouquet such as this pretty pink beaded bouquet of flowers.
(Above Left) Valentine’s Wedding Rings: Slip on some wedding ring bling by combining several vintage rings. | (Above Right) Ivory Button Bouquet: A classic ivory button keepsake bouquet can always be reused for a special occasion such as your Valentine’s dinner date.
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