Your apartment might feel empty or dull after taking down your holiday decorations in January. Luckily, Valentine’s Day provides another excuse to spruce up your space. You can fill a bowl with heart-shaped candy, set out a new doormat, brighten up the couch with themed pillows, and more. Here are five sweet ways to deck out your apartment in February, whether you’re hosting a Galentine’s celebration, planning a special date night with your significant other, or just like to decorate for every holiday.
Pink and Red Roses
It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without some fresh blooms. Roses are always the go-to, but you could also make an arrangement with any other red, pink, and white flowers you can find. Not a flower person? See if you can find heart-shaped succulents. (They make thoughtful gifts, too!)
Heart-Shaped Candy Bowl
Satisfy your sweet tooth by keeping themed treats out during the month of February. Consider picking up a heart-shaped candy bowl and filling it with festive candy, like Dove Dark Chocolate Hearts or Starburst Heart-Shaped Jelly Beans. You could also go the more traditional route and fill the bowl with Brach’s Tiny Conversation Hearts.
Replace your holiday doormat with a cute Valentine’s-inspired option. Browse Target and Etsy for affordable options. You can choose a subtle mat that’s festive but can also be used year round, or go with something clearly meant for the heart-filled holiday.
A garland is a must if you’re hosting a Valentine’s Day get-together. Etsy has plenty of heart garlands to choose from, but you can also go the DIY route and make your own. Check out Pinterest and browse blogs for inspiration and easy-to-follow tutorials.
Add cozy accents to your couch that also act as themed décor. Take a trip to HomeGoods to check out their seasonal inventory, or try scrolling through Target’s website. If you want to buy something you can use all year, search for solid red or pink options without messaging or heart designs. Don’t forget to pick up a fun throw blanket, too!