Elevate your Valentine’s Day with cozy at-home date ideas and expert remodeling tips!
Since the pandemic, we’ve gotten pretty good at being at home. Our spaces, naturally, have become even more cherished. We invest in these spaces, creating sanctuaries, and it’s no wonder why we want to seize every opportunity to enjoy them! If you’re looking to skip the cold and crowds this Valentine’s Day, we’ve got some fantastic at-home date night ideas for you! And don’t worry if certain spots need a revamp, we’ve got you covered with home remodeling tips!
Cook a meal together
There’s something magical about preparing a meal together. Choose a recipe that holds sentimental value or try something new. Create a cozy atmosphere with soft music, dim lighting, and a bottle of your favorite wine.
Remodeling Design Tip: Create an open-concept kitchen layout that allows for easy interaction while cooking. Consider adding a kitchen island with a built-in stove or a spacious counter where both partners can prep ingredients side by side. Opt for stylish and functional lighting fixtures above the cooking area to enhance visibility and ambiance.
Cozy up next to the fire
Imagine the warmth of the fire, flickering flames, and the comfort of each other’s company. Arrange soft blankets and plush cushions around the fireplace. Toast marshmallows or sip on hot cocoa for an extra touch of coziness.
Remodeling Design Tip: Your fireplace should be the focal point of the room. Install built-in shelves or alcoves to showcase decor items or store firewood. Additionally, you don’t have to feel obligated to put a TV above it; there are options. For instance, there are neat products on the market to disguise it, such as the Leon Frame built to match Samsumg TVs.
Enjoy a home spa night
Set up scented candles, play calming music, and indulge in a pampering bath or face mask together. Don’t forget fluffy robes and slippers for the complete spa experience.
Remodeling Design Tip: Achieve a spa-like ambiance in your bathroom by using calming neutral colors, integrating natural materials like stone and wood, and adding luxurious textures such as plush towels and bathrobes. Enhance the serenity with soft, dimmable lighting, and consider incorporating greenery or fresh scents for a complete romantic retreat.
Watch that movie you’ve been meaning to see
Create a cozy nest of blankets and pillows, dim the lights, and let the movie transport you both. Whether it’s a classic, a hidden gem, or the latest blockbuster (for example, catching up on movies that are nominated this year), sharing the experience of watching a film together can be a simple yet intimate way to relax and unwind.
Remodeling Design Tip: For a next-level home theater experience, consult with a professional (we know a few if you don’t)! They will help with not only the technology but also the layout and furniture to deliver you a true home theater experience!
However you choose to spend the day, we hope you share sweet moments with those you love, in a home you love!
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