Valentine’s Party Theme Ideas: Cool and Cute Party Finds!

Getting ready to throw a Valentine’s party? What a fabulous way to celebrate with more of your loved ones, apart from that special date with your hubby or boyfriend. But take note that a party is more than a date. It’s got ‘all the trimmings,’ so to speak.

So to help you get your planning going, we’ve gathered a cool and cute selection of key Valentine’s party elements—all the way from invites to favors! Just click on the source links for the full details of each.

Lovely Invitations for a Valentine’s Party

Cute and creative Valentine's invitations cards
1 – Belletristics on etsy, via Blue Envelope Boutique / 2 – Eat Drink Chic / 3 – Country Living / 4 – Supermom Moments

Depending on your particular Valentine’s theme, your party invitations can be anywhere from (1) cards with modern-chic fonts and graphics, to (2) 3D ‘popcorn bags’ with treats inside, to (3) whimsical ‘tea bags’, or even (4) fun (if a bit naughty) ‘whoopee cushion’ gags!

Cute Sweets All Dressed Up

Valentine's cupcakes with cupid's arrow
1 – Hello! Lucky / 2 – Bakerella / 3 – BHG / 4 – Shindig Parties to Go via Kara’s Party Ideas

Valentine’s goodies and sweets can be prettied up even more with (1) DIY decorative candle toppers for macarons, (2) ‘Cupid’s arrow’ skewers pierced through cupcakes, (3) tiny heart cutout cake toppers, and (4) the cutest hearts-and-arrows party treat tags!

Chic Drinks with Pretty Accents

Valentine's drinks with cute straws
1 – Hey Gorgeous Events and Kelly Braman Photography / 2 – Project Wedding, photo by Victoria Hudgins / 3 – Little Retreats on etsy / 4 – Cupcake Wishes and Birthday Dreams

Getting your drinks all party-ready can be done as simply, yet stylishly as using (1) glitter-rimmed glasses, (2) stirrers trimmed with sparkly handmade hearts, (3) patterned straws sporting heart ‘flags,’ and (4) colorful bottle labels.

Venue Decorations

Valentine's balloons and hanging decor
1 – X-Streamers via Martha Stewart Weddings / 2 – One to Wed, styling by Christin Rose / 3 – Bubble and Sweet, styling by Luminoso Blu Events, photo by Naomi V Photography / 4 – Fanciful Events

Playful party decorations are sure to get everyone ‘in the mood for love’ in a fun way! Think (1) ‘kiss’ confetti, (2) pink and polka dot balloons, (3) heart accents on hanging Chinese lanterns, and (4) a super-cute backdrop (yes, those are flattened paper lanterns as ‘balloons’!).

Favors Too Cute to Give!

Cute Valentine's favors like chocolates
1 – Ode to Inspiration / 2 – Three Little Monkeys Studio / 3 – Eat Drink Chic / 4 – Daintzy on etsy

For party favors, the treats themselves can be really quite simple, but be sure they’re delightfully packaged. See what (1) hand-stamping and red-striped twine on glassine bags, (2) cylinder candy tubes with cute favor tags, (3) fun sleeves for paper cups, and (4) printable stickers for chocolates can do!

With all these fab elements covered, how can you not have the sweetest and prettiest Valentine’s Party Theme Ideas with those dear to you? XOXO


  1. So many wonderful ideas! The cupcake with the cupid’s heart is so simple but makes a big impact! Too cute!

    • Thanks so much for dropping by! Hope your Valentine’s is cute and sweet!

  2. So cool! Those candles on macarons are great!

  3. Great round-up of Valentine ideas!

  4. Adorable ideas! My kids love the Whoopee cushion Valentine. So clever. Thanks for sharing!

    • Thank you so much, Gretchen! We are equally fascinated by all these awesome ideas from some of the most amazing bloggers! We’re so glad you and your kids enjoyed the post! ♥

  5. Wow!!! Thanks for sharing my Love is in the Air bird cookies!! So many other wonderful ideas here.. I do love Valentine’s! 🙂

    • It’s our pleasure! We absolutely love the bird cookies and the super cute packaging you created. Thanks for dropping by, Maysem!

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