Creating a romantic table is easy, whether you want something bold and dramatic or subtle and modern. Whatever your choice, we think your sweetheart will feel pretty darn loved.
A dramatic floral chandelier is the ultimate romantic decoration to hang above your table. Naturally, you'll want to keep the rest of the table sleek and simple so as not to overwhelm.
These elegant napkins will be the star of the show on any table.
Mixing hues that don't usually go together, like pink and red, feels playful — perfect for a fun and creative Valentine's date.
Keep it simple with and dainty metal lace pedestals. Soft accents, like throw pillows and blankets draped over the chair make this setup feel nice and cozy.
The contrast between these lush green plants and the sleek, geometric copper accents is oh-so-romantic.
Even small details — like these gold utensils tied up with a burgendy velvet ribbon — can make the whole table feel luxe.
Consider a low centerpiece for a group — it's so much easier to chat when you can actually see each other.
A range of racy red hues bring drama to this intimate table setting.
Who knew pastels could be so bold? Liz O'Brien sets a romantic table on a field of soft purple.
Unexpected elements bring interest to the understated plates and silverware in this cozy tablescape.
Gemstone hues soften this unusual bold setting. "The graphic black-and-white stripes are surprising against the muted jewel-tones," designer Oliver M. Furth says.
Tabletop expert Kim Seybert loves bold color — and lots of it. "I want my guests to walk in, see the table, and know that the night is going to be special," she says.
Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig, the founders of fashion house Marchesa, bring their red-carpet flair to this glamorous table.
Silver accents glimmer in the candlelight (same for colorful glass), creating a lovely glow.
Layering antique white place mats and a tablecloth adds "texture rather than warring colors or patterns," Padma Lakshmi says.
A classic candelabra is an instant centerpiece that completely changes the tone of your tabletop.
Heather Christos added a lush centerpiece and shades of red and pink to make this table more festive.
Use the holiday as an excuse to indulge in the gorgeous cloth napkins and placemats that would otherwise be too fancy for everyday use.