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A Valentine’s Table Setting Inspiration

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A Valentine's Table Setting Inspiration ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine’s Table Setting Inspiration
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Valentine’s Day is this weekend, and whether it’s the first with your sweetheart, the year that he might just pop the big question, or a holiday that you and your honey have had almost every year together, it should be special. So, we decided to create a table setting to give your meal a little extra romance! We’ll leave the cooking up to you though!

The color red is always a typical Valentine’s color, but we decided to add in some champagne, gold, and green as well to give it a bit more class. The red is also a darker red, which we like better than the bright red and purple we tend to find in the store. Actually, the plates and decorations are mainly all gold and champagne, so the red is brought in through the flowers alone. You don’t need to have a lavish floral display to impress. Here, we just used loose flowers bought from Safeway amongst the candles to create this relaxed yet classy look. It’s much easier than getting the floral tape and Styrofoam and taking hours to design an over-the-top centerpiece, and it looks just as nice.

A Valentine's Table Setting Inspiration ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine’s Table Setting Inspiration
ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine's Table Setting Inspiration ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine’s Table Setting Inspiration
ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine's Table Setting Inspiration ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine’s Table Setting Inspiration
ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine's Table Setting Inspiration ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine’s Table Setting Inspiration
ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine's Table Setting Inspiration ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine’s Table Setting Inspiration
ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

For the wine glasses, we wanted something special, so I created something specifically for this date night. Those started off as plain, clear champagne flutes. First, I taped off the diagonal line on the top of the glass, and mixed Mod Podge with gold glitter. Just use a brush to paint it on. I recommend a few coats. By mixing the glitter into the glue, the glitter will not come off at all. It’ll also be relatively smooth to the touch. It’s the best way to apply glitter, in my opinion. My husband, James, hates loose glitter with a passion, so he’ll only use it if the glitter won’t come off. Next, tape off the top of the flute, including the glittered portion, and use gold spray paint on the rest of the glass. I found Krylon’s gold spray paint to work best.

How to make fancy champagne flutes ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

How to make fancy champagne flutes
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Since I had so much fun transforming everyday objects with gold spray paint, I did a run to the Dollar Store, and found a simple glass candlestick and a round vase that reminded me of a fish bowl. I spray painted the bowl and glued it to the top of the candlestick with glass glue (and I added gold glitter inside the candlestick to give it a little extra glitz). Leave the bottom of the bowl unsprayed, though, in order to ensure a good hold for the glue. This made it look like an old-fashioned lamp, so I added a candle inside, and used it in the center of our table.

A Valentine's Table Setting Inspiration ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine’s Table Setting Inspiration
ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine's Table Setting Inspiration ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine’s Table Setting Inspiration
ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine's Table Setting Inspiration ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine’s Table Setting Inspiration
ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine's Table Setting Inspiration ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine’s Table Setting Inspiration
ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine's Table Setting Inspiration ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine’s Table Setting Inspiration
ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine's Table Setting Inspiration ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine’s Table Setting Inspiration
ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine's Table Setting Inspiration ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

A Valentine’s Table Setting Inspiration
ShootAnyAngle.com/weddings/

With just a little bit of creativity, you can make the perfect setting for you and your sweetie without spending a lot of money.

Photos by ShootAnyAngle Wedding Photography.

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