6 Valentine Tablecloths & Romantic Table Setting Ideas

Saffron Marigold - Updated: January 2, 2024

A Valentine tablecloth that isn’t covered with hearts is one that you can use year-round. Whether you want to set a romantic dinner table or create a lighthearted atmosphere, let’s take this day to celebrate love in all it forms! In this post, you’ll find six different ways to create Valentine’s Day table settings. Our block print tablecloths and table runners create the perfect backdrop for a lovely evening.

A red Valentine tablecloth set for a romantic table setting with red wine, roses, cloth napkins, and chocolate cake

A Valentine tablecloth for a romantic table setting

If you decide to have a romantic night in for Valentine’s Day, then pull out all the stops! This is the time to break out your wedding china or heirloom pieces. Even if the menu features take-out, this table setting will make you feel as if you’ve stepped into a special, private room for just the two of you.  Here’s how you can create a romantic table setting at home for this special evening.

A white tablecloth styled for Valentine's Day table setting with red roses,  flower petals, candles, and heart-shaped tea cakes

This romantic table setting begins with Royal Mansour, a Moroccan pattern of medallions in crisp white. It’s a great way to set the tone for any romantic dinner.

Set the table

a bouquet of red and white roses for valentine's day
The Bouqs

Red and White Roses

Velvety petals and sweet aroma–no wonder roses are a Valentine’s classic! Display these as a centerpiece for your romantic table setting. (Don’t forget to include a love note to your sweetheart!)

White cloth napkins with a Moroccan pattern like lotus flowers and trellis with pink petals on the table
Saffron Marigold

Royal Mansour White Cloth Napkins

Cloth napkins always indicate a special occasion is taking place. They’re such an easy (and beautiful!) way to elevate any table setting.

heart-shaped tea cakes with vanilla icing and heart-shaped pink and red spinkles for Valentine's day
Ellen Jay

Valentine’s Day Teacakes

Vanilla and strawberry tea cakes are a light, sweet ending to a romantic dinner for two.

white and red votive candles set upon a bed of red silk rose petals
Petal Garden

Silk Rose Petals + Candles

Scatter silk rose petals and candles down the center of your table. What gorgeous Valentine Day table decorations. (And so simple!)

A red Valentine tablecloth at a romantic table for two

This Valentine’s Day, set a romantic table setting at home. Fill it with chocolate, candles, and flowers, and dress it in red. We picture a dramatic table dressed in sexy red and black, candles flickering amid hushed, intimate conversation. Whew! Someone pour the wine!

A black and red Valentine tablecloth sets the stage for a romantic table setting with black candles, a tall bouquet, chocolate cake, roses, and cloth napkins

Welcome Ruby Kilim as your Valentine tablecloth (or Valentine table runner). Printed in a shade of red as bold as a glass of merlot and accented with black, this Persian-inspired print is perfect for a romantic table for two. 

Set the table

a fudgy chocolate cake served with raspberries on top and garnished with mint leaves
Harry & David

Chocolate Decadence Cake

Indulge in a slice of silky dark chocolate cake. After all, chocolate is well-known to be an effective aphrodisiac. Dig in!

black candles with a honeycomb pattern impressed into the wax set upon a wood slice charger plate
Bee Nova Shop

Black Beeswax Candles

Inspire a romantic mood with a low centerpiece filled with candles. This way, nothing can interrupt your gazes across the table.

a gilded and jeweled tall vase filled with white and red roses upon a white and gold tablecloth at a romantic table setting for Valentine's Day

Gold Hurricane Crystal Beaded Floral Vase

Use these stunning vases to flank your candle centerpiece and fill with lush flowers.

block printed cloth napkin in red, black, and cream on a table set with gold plates and glasses of red wine
Saffron Marigold

Ruby Kilim Cloth Napkins

Set the table with coordinating cloth napkins for a finished look. They’re eco-friendly, chic, and ust the thing to add to a special occasion.

A white and gold tablecloth for a decadent dinner

Setting the table for a romantic Valentine’s dinner begins with a luxe white and gold Valentine tablecloth. Whether you’re serving filet mignon, pasta primavera, or charcuterie,  our Vanilla Glace collection can help you create a romantic atmosphere that rivals the finest hotels and restaurants.

A white and gold Valentine tablecloth styled with mercury glass candle holders, pink tulips, and caramels

Vanilla Glace features a subtle white-on-white ogee print with gold piping. Luxe, decadent, and romantic–just what you want in a Valentine tablecloth.

Set the table

white and gold cloth napkins upon a white and gold tablelcloth with cheese and crackers at the side
Saffron Marigold

Vanilla Glace White and Gold Cloth Napkins

White vines and gilded flowers feature in this coordinating print. With gold stripes at the border, these cloth napkins are simply beautiful.

mercury glass tealight holders for valentine's day table decor

Mercury  Pearly Metallic Gold Candleholders

Like sparkling diamonds and gleaming pearls, these mercury candleholders are like fine jewelry for your elegant table setting.

a lush bouquet of pink tulips for Valentine's Day, photo shot from overhead
The Bouqs Co


Whether filling a bowl or held in a vase, is there anything more lush than full pink tulips on Valentine’s Day?

Red Satin Box Classic Vanilla Caramels

Sweet Jules Gifts

Red Satin Box Classic Vanilla Caramels

What could be better with Vanilla Glace than a sexy, satiny box of smooth vanilla caramels? Simply divine!

A sweet Valentine’s table & a blue and white Valentine tablecloth

Take a moment to enjoy a relaxing Valentines Day with your family by setting your table with easy Valentines Day table decorations. Add sweet treats, fun colors, and a whimsical centerpiece for a lighthearted family celebration. You’ll definitely feel the festivity and love at this Valentine’s Day table!

a white and blue Valentine tablelcloth with heart shaped candies, plates, colorful cookies, and velvet flowers

There’s no need to stick with traditional pinks and reds in your Valentines decor. In this Valentine tablescape, our Valentines Day table decorations are light, sweet, and charming, just like our English Gardens collection. 

Set the table

a pink heart-shaped plate, pink ribbon, and flowers upon a white Valentine tablecloth

Tea Rose Heart Plate

This set of dinnerware nods to the English countryside, which makes a wonderful match for English Gardens. Better yet, each piece is pink and heart-shaped, so they’re just right for a Valentine’s Day table setting!

felt lavender floral bouquet in a white vase
Fair Trade Winds

Felt Lavender

As the old song goes, lavender and blue go together.  Pair these felt florals with a blue and white Valentine’s Day  tablecloth for a burst of color and whimsy.

macarons in vivid sahdes of pink, orange, red, and green

Macaron Bar

Assorted Macarons

Thrill your loved ones with gorgeous macarons straight from Cincinnati’s own Macaron Bar. The colors are just as delectable as the flavors!

heart-shaped valentine's day table decor, table decorations that look like conversation hearts
Dewes Designs

Wood Candy Hearts

Lend a handcrafted touch to your table with these sweet conversation hearts. Add them to your Valentine’s Day table decorations by way of a tiered tray or propped at each place setting.

A romantic table setting with a spicy Valentine tablecloth

A relaxed atmosphere is often the key for romance to blossom, and spicy food is also frequently seen as an aphrodisiac. With that in mind, serve up your favorite hot and spicy foods and create a romantic table setting that’s vibrant and inviting.  

A red Valentine tablecloth with a Moroccan pattern for a bohemian style Valentine's Day table setting with beads and kissing swans

Our Spice Route print is alive with color and pattern and stimulates the senses, making it a great choice for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner for two.

Set the table

a pair of gold and jeweled kissing swans for boho table decor
Indian Handicrafts Paradise

Kissing Swans Statue

Forgo flowers and reach for this pair of kissing swans as your Valentine’s Day centerpiece. These are Valentine’s Day table decorations that you can enjoy long after February 14th!

Wooden Bead Garland


Wooden Bead Garland

Continue the easy-breezy, boho vibe of this Valentines Day table decor by stringing a casual garland of birch wood beads on the able.

rose petal infused Turkish delight candy in a green glass bowl

Ottoman Turkish Delight with Rose Petals

A feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds, this take on Turkish delight makes for a sweet end to a bohemian, romantic meal.

wooden candlestick holders with specks of gold holding white tapers
West Elm

White and Gold Bottle Taper Holders

Rustic wood candle holders with glimmers of gold offer a easy glamour, and they light up this romantic table setting.

Elegance and romance emerge in this Valentine’s table setting

Conjuring images of chivalry, promenades, and courtship, an elegant table is a romantic table indeed. Bring all of your wildest Bridgerton dreams to reality on Valentine’s Day by setting the table with this dreamy lilac Valentine tablecloth.

An elegant table setting with flower petals, chocolates, and cloth napkins for Valentine's Day celebrations

Inspired by the opulence of the Gilded Age, Victorian Lilac feels regal and romantic. Use it to set a formal table or in feminine, shabby chic-style settings.

Set the table

Chocolate Petits Fours

Divine Delights

Chocolate Petits Fours

Petits four are a must-have at high tea, of course, but they’re a delicious treat any time. Your Valentine (and your Valentine day table decorations) needs these!

an orchid bouquet
The Bouqs. Co.


Filled with royal purple & white flowers, this artisanal bouquet will have you frolicking amid English wildflowers. Heavenly!

purple, white, and lavender flower petals
Petals Roses

Luxury Romance Mix

Flower petals strewn about the table make a charming Valentine Day table decoration.

purple cloth napkins on a silver platter with cutlery to go with a purple Valentine tablecloth
Saffron Marigold

Victorial Lilac Purple Cloth Napkins

Inspired by a piece of vintage damask, this pattern is the perfect complement to your Valentine tablecloth. 

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There’s only a little time left till that sweetest of days, Valentine’s Day. Add a romantic touch to any room with our linens–along with great ideas for accessories–and see the room come alive.