For a Valentine's dance theme, decorate the ceiling above the dance floor with hanging vintage valentine's day cards or red and white streamers. Make a red glittered disco ball for the center, or find red strobe lights to play with the music.Continue Reading
For music selections, choose classic soul and popular love songs to play during the dance. For decorations, cover the ceiling with hanging red and pink hearts or streamers. Put giant Valentine's day cards or vintage cupid posters on the walls. Use a projector to play romantic movies on the wall during the dance, or play romantic films on televisions near the dance floor.
If serving food, make heart-shaped food, such as a custom cake. Make bite-size sandwiches using a heart-shaped cookie cutter, or select food that is red, pink or white. For dessert, select chocolate-flavored sweets or make red velvet cupcakes.
For party favors, make or buy Valentine's Day cards for guests. Include something festive to wear, such as a party hat or necklace, as well as chocolate or sweets. For costume ideas, require guests to wear specific colors, such as red, pink or white. Vote on the "Best Dressed" and "Most Unique" outfit ideas, as well as "Best Dance Moves" out on the dance floor.Learn more about Holidays
The Greeting Card Association calculates that 145 million Valentine's Day cards are sent out every year in the United States. This figure does not include classroom valentines.Full Answer >
One way to decorate a shoebox for Valentine's Day is to turn it into a mailbox to hold cards. Cover the lid and the main portion of the shoebox with construction paper separately, so that the lid can be removed later. Cut a horizontal slit on the short side of the main portion of the box. Decorate the box with pictures, letters and words cut from old magazines.Full Answer >
There is little evidence to support the idea that the Hallmark greeting card company is solely responsible for creating the modern Valentine's Day celebration, though the company did begin mass-producing cards for this holiday in 1913. Factory-produced cards were a response to the growing public interest in spending money on this holiday, as the trend of handmade greetings gave way to manufactured cards.Full Answer >
Creative ideas for a Valentine's Day box include wrapping a pink or red box with ribbon and attaching a dried rose on top of the box. Valentine's Day boxes can also include heart-shaped construction-paper cut-outs attached to the top with customized messages of love and adoration.Full Answer >