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
While there are many ways to make Valentine's Day cards, you can make a special card by hand-stitching paper hearts to construction paper or card stock. This project takes less than an hour. You need construction paper or card stock, twine, a pencil, a ruler, double-sided tape, an embroidery needle and scissors.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 >
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 >
Some romantic food ideas for Valentine's Day include lemon raspberry fizz, crispy rack of lamb with honey and mascarpone, fried clams and oysters, and spinach and mushroom ravioli. Top the meal off with chocolate covered strawberries or chocolate-raspberry mascarpone bars for dessert.Full Answer >