This stunning Valentine's Day tablescape with floating candles is so simple and easy to make and can be whipped up in moments. It looks impressive and will give you the wow factor without you having to spend hours setting it all up.
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What are you doing this Valentine's Day? Are you eating out at a lovely restaurant or have your plans been thwarted because you can't get a babysitter? Perhaps you're worried about spending the money on an elaborate celebration or you just prefer to create a cosy intimate atmosphere at home.
This is for all of you who, for whatever reason, happen to be staying at home this Valentine's Day. Here's a quick and easy table decor idea to help you create a romantic and intimate atmosphere and an unforgettable evening.
Stunning Valentine's Day Tablescape - Here's what you'll need
3 Glass vases of differing heights. (Small, medium and large)
2 packs of clear glass chips
Submersible tea lights
Fresh or faux flowers in the colour of your choice
Three floating candles
Glass plate or coaster large enough for the vases to stand on;
Small glass pearls for scattering
Scented tea lights - for added bling and a gorgeous smell!
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Stunning Valentine's Day Tablescape – How to assemble
Make sure your glass vases are clean. If they're dusty or have finger marks on them, wash them in warm soapy water. Dry them with a clean tea towel. Now they should be gleaming and ready for action!
Wash the glass decor pieces in the same way. Don't put these straight into the vase without washing them first or the water in the glass vase may turn cloudy from the glass dust.
Place a waterproof tea light into the bottom of each glass. These type of lights usually light up once they are in contact with water and will go out as soon as you take them out.
Tip the glass vase onto its side and gently pour in some of the glass décor pieces. You just need enough to cover the waterproof tea light and weight it down.
Next slip in your flower. As this was Valentine's Day table decoration I used a faux orchid in mine this time but below I give some other suggestions for using this same décor throughout the year with or without the floating candles.
Now fill the vases with cold water to just below the rim.
Re-arrange your flower if it has moved and once you're happy with how it looks, pop in your floating candle.
If you are using the extra items, place the mirror plate on the table where you want your décor to go and arrange the three vases on top. Sprinkle some of the small glass pearls around the vases.
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Place some scented tea lights around the vases and you're done!
There you go, now that couldn't be any easier, could it? Now go and check on your gourmet meal or get your glad rags on because you've created a stunning Valentine's Day tablescape and all that's left to do is to light those candles and enjoy an unforgettable evening with your honey!
Stunning Valentine's Day tablescape – Alternative ideas for throughout the year
Spring – Tulips or Daffodils look great
Summer - Use real ferns, roses or tall ornamental grasses
Autumn – Large leaves which are just turning red (or faux leaves in autumn colours)
Winter - Mistletoe or Holly with red berries will look fantastic
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Donna @ Modern on Monticello says
The orchids are a beautiful touch and your whole table is just lovely. I hope you enjoy the holiday however you can these days. Thanks so much for sharing every week with us. #HomeMattersParty
Jayne Westerholt says
Thanks, Donna! Always happy to share with you 🙂
The tablescape turned out beautiful! I love the orichids!
Jayne Westerholt says
Thanks so much, Mona!