Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it’s a great way to show the person you care about how you feel about them. This is the day you show your appreciation by flooding your Valentine with gifts and gestures of love. One of those gestures is the dining experience of Valentine’s Day. Either plan it together or you can surprise your valentine with a romantic dinner.
If you are planning the romantic dinner together, you will be able to exchange ideas and prepare an evening that you both will enjoy. The location will be the first thing you need to decide. Are you going to have a romantic dinner at home, reserve a table at a restaurant, maybe create a rooftop experience, or create a picnic table in a park.
If you’re planning it on your own, here are some ideas.
You can book a table in a restaurant and have them decorate it with red and white table linens. Bring your own bouquet of red roses to place on the table, for your Valentine to take home. Add a personal touch with a romantic gift. Give the gift to the waiter ahead of time so they can place it on the table, ready for your arrival. It doesn’t have to be a big gift, but rather something small and subtle. A necklace or a pair of earrings is a great way to surprise your valentine. You can also opt for a personalized gift like a picture of the two of you in a frame or perhaps on a slate tile. It is a wonderful way to show your love.
If you are planning your romantic dinner at home, you have no restrictions. You can place the dining table in the center of the dining room. Place a white tablecloth with a red table runner and two shiny red placemats. Use the best catering equipment you have available to impress your valentine. Place the silverware next to the dinner plates and use the best plates you have available. As a centerpiece, you can place a dozen red candles of different sizes on a glass plate and light them. This will create a beautiful light atmosphere. Scatter a few red rose petals on the tablecloth and the table runner. Get creative with the napkins and fold them into interesting shapes such as hearts or, if you’re more daring, swans. Get some good chocolates, add a heart tag with a romantic quote, and place one each in the respective cutlery.
Most of all, enjoy the company of your valentine. Everything revolves around the celebration of love.