Instead of dining out, consider staying in this Valentine’s Day. Setting the mood for a special occasion can be as simple as changing a home’s decor or lighting. To cultivate a feeling of romance in your home, we’ve gathered 10 warm and whimsical spaces for inspiration.
Feeling a glow
A desert villa sets the stage for a romantic evening under the stars with a little mood lighting.
No trail of roses is needed in this bathroom designed by Pelz Architecture. A tasteful bouquet signals it’s time for a relaxing soak in the tub.
Loveseats for lovebirds
It doesn’t get much more romantic than a candlelight dinner in your backyard. A wood pergola and chandelier create a private, secluded feel on this deck.
La chambre rouge
A warmly lit bedroom with red velvet sofas is a great way to end a day on the beach.
Chicago Specialty Gardens designed this outdoor space for a young family wanting a private place to gaze at the city lights.
This Phoenix estate, known as “The Secret,” has several scenic spots for having a glass of wine or soaking in the afternoon sun.
This Carpinteria bathroom — complete with ocean waves and a crackling fire — is a luxurious spot to take in the view and truly relax.
Breakfast for two
What better way to start a romantic day than with breakfast for two on a private patio?
A four-poster bed draped in white linens is elegant for everyday or a special occasion.