Valentine’s Day 3 Ways - Pier 1


The 14th of February has evolved quite a bit since the days of red roses and fancy dinners. Whether you’re celebrating with your significant other, your gal pals or your kiddos, there’s no wrong way to do it. (Unless you forget hearts. You really should have some hearts.)

A glam Galentine's gathering

Hosting your squad this year? This is the perfect occasion to indulge in all things pink, gold, sparkly and sweet. Because Galentine’s calories don’t count, right?

Stock the buffet with their favorite treats—and yours. A table runner and cheeky napkins glam it up, while balloons keep it playful. Speaking of playful, why not serve prosecco with an ice pop? Just make sure you keep those bubbles flowing.

Spending this quality time with your BFFs is gift enough, but why not send them home with treats? Stemless glasses are always a great choice, or you can fill small coin bags with gifts cards, movie tickets and other surprises.

A table for two

Celebrating with your sweetie? Skip the pricey prix fixe and dine à deux at home! The
options are endless: Dress it up or dress it down, whip up a culinary masterpiece or get
one delivered. Make it your own—and you’re sure to make it a night to remember.

Keep this look clean and modern by starting with a palette of black and white. Add bold pops of rosy red, plus enough hearts to keep it sweet. Candlelight is a must, and so is a toast-ready beverage. Just don’t forget the hugs and kisses—even if you prefer them helium-filled.

A sweet surprise for the littles

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day—which makes it the best time to serve the kiddos something special. This wildly whimsical, seriously sweet table setting is one they’ll still be raving about next Valentine’s Day!

Sweets for breakfast, playing with food and allowing animals at the table? Yep, this look breaks all the rules! Top cupcakes with pipe cleaners and fruity breakfast cereal. Serve hot cocoa with heart-shaped marshmallows. Create a playful centerpiece with sloths and swans. And don’t forget unicorn headbands—because, well, why not?


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