Valentine’s day is a day of celebration for many couples and lovers all over the world. Although different countries and couples will have their own traditions, it’s always nice to switch things up and add a personal touch to your evening and make something special of it. Valentine’s day doesn’t need to be about spending lots of money on your partner, why not decorate a room and organise a romantic night in for you and your partner to spend some quality time together?
Here’s 10 tips for decorating a romantic bedroom for valentine’s day.
Use lighting to your advantage an set up a dim light for your room. If you don’t have a dimmer light, you can use lamps to create a subtle light. Don’t make it so dark you can’t see, just enough to create a relaxing atmosphere.
The way the bed is decorated will change the whole décor of the room. Silk and satin fabrics are perfect for creating a touch of glamour and class to your room. Make your bed look comfy and cosy with throws and nicely decorated pillows.
For the bedding and other accessories you have in your room, use warm colours to create a romantic light, go for bronze, gold or pearl for an elegant look to your room. Reds and pinks are often over-used around valentine’s day and can be overpowering, don’t overdo it with the ‘colours of love’.
It’s important to add texture to your room to add character and depth. Add a range textures such as faux fur, velvet and velour to create the feel of luxury and ultimate comfort.
Candles will create the feelings of intimacy and create a relaxing atmosphere for your room. Use candles of different heights and sizes to add personality to the room. Be careful not to use different scented candles as this can be overwhelming. Similarly, make sure only some of your candles are scented so that the smell doesn’t overpower the room.
Adding mirrors to your room is an excellent way to lengthen and elongate the room will adding depth. With the candles lit in the room the mirrors will create a beautiful space for you and your partner to spend the evening.
Adding a canopy to your bed will create the ultimate feel of luxury. It will also give your room a more spacious feel.
Use music to create a beautiful romantic atmosphere. Play soft music on a low volume in the room for the perfect romantic evening.
Smell is an important sense that can completely change the aura of the room. Uplift the room buy putting some flowers into the room for a lovely sent that will be subtle but effective in creating a romantic space.
Champagne and Chocolate
A classic that never goes out of style. Add this personal touch with your partners favourite champagne and chocolates on the side of your bed. You can’t have valentine’s day without chocolate!