At-Home Date Night Ideas for Valentine's Day

When you're saving for a wedding, date nights tend to take a back seat. But just because you're on a budget doesn't mean you can't have a romantic Valentine's Day — without even leaving the house. Here are some creative ideas.

Movie Night

Upgrade your regular Netflix night by choosing a theme for your evening (like catching up on 2020 Oscar nominees, picking favorite classic comedies, or working your way through a franchise), then snuggle up on the couch together with popcorn and no cell phones.

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45 Simple Wedding Hairstyles

Your wedding  hairstyle doesn't have to be elaborate to make a great impression — in fact, some of these styles are so easy, you can do them yourself! Browse 45 ideas for simple yet chic wedding hairstyles.

By: Kristen Klein

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  • Braided

    Braided

    Pin a braid across your crown to add a bohemian touch.

  • Braided

    Braided

    Keep it sleek with two braids criss-crossed into an easy bun.

    Photo: Cutler Salon

  • Braided

    Braided

    Top off a twisted side braid with a floral crown for a lovely, relaxed vibe. 

    Photo: Tom Rauner

  • Braided

    Braided

    Pump up the volume by teasing your hair before pulling it into a side braid.

  • Braided

    Braided

    Embelllish a loose braid with jewels woven throughout.

  • Braided

    Braided

    Tame your locks with a side braid while leaving the rest flowing.

    Photo: Eddy K

  • Braided

    Braided

    A wrap-around braid is the perfect finishing touch for a simple bun.

  • Bun

    Bun

    A tucked-under bun is one of the easiest hairstyles to master; make it wedding-ready by adding a twist in front and making sure your ends are fully covered by the poof.

    Photo: Tom Rauner

  • Bun

    Bun

    Slick back your hair into a low bun for a sleek and sophisticated style.

  • Bun

    Bun

    Increase the volume by teasing the crown and wrapping two low buns together.

  • Bun

    Bun

    This adorable twist on the bun turns your hair into a bow.

    Photo: Jen Huang

  • Bun

    Bun

    Tuck a flower behind your ear to accent a loose, undone bun.

    Photo: Wtoo Brides

  • Bun

    Bun

    Fold your hair into a bun (instead of twisting) for a modern take on a classic look.

    Photo: Tom Rauner

  • Bun

    Bun

    Embellish an elegant chignon with a gorgeous clip.

  • Bun

    Bun

    A tucked-in bun offers a fresh take on a traditional look.

  • Bun

    Bun

    Increase the size of your bun by dividing your hair into two parts; create a bun with the first, then wrap the second around that bun.

    Photo: Once Wed

  • Bun

    Bun

    Is your hair too short for a traditional bun? Gather it into a series of buns instead.

    Photo: Hair Romance

  • Bun

    Bun

    Take a ballerina bun to the next level by teasing it for increased volume.

    Photo: Running on Happiness

  • Bun

    Bun

    Pile your hair into a loose and flowy bun for a romantic look.

  • Bun

    Bun

    A floral headband is the perfect finishing touch for an easy tucked-under bun.

  • Bun

    Bun

    Simple hair gives you extra space for an elaborate headpiece.

  • Down

    Down

    A deep side part and loose waves create a romantic look.

  • Down

    Down

    Twist back one side and pin some flowers for a free-spirited look.

  • Down

    Down

    Let your natural hair shine by simply affixing a crystal clip to one side.

    Photo: Lo'Adoro

  • Down

    Down

    Brush out your curls and pull your locks to one side for a refined look.

  • Down

    Down

    Pin back a few curls to keep your hair off your face while letting the rest flow.

    Photo: Lo'Adoro

  • Down

    Down

    A deep part with face-framing curls screams retro romance.

  • Down

    Down

    Pump up the volume with this daring look.

  • Half Up

    Half Up

    This sleek style couldn't be easier — just cross and pin!

    Photo: Anne Barge

  • Half Up

    Half Up

    Go for a '60s mod look with this half-up style.

    Photo: Paul Quitoriano for Rene Furterer

  • Half Up

    Half Up

    Neatly pin back the top of your hair for a controlled half-up style.

    Photo: Aveda

  • Half Up

    Half Up

    Amp up the volume with a tease.

  • Half Up

    Half Up

    This classic look never goes out of style.

  • Ponytail

    Ponytail

    Wrap a strand of hair around the tie to give this basic style a more wedding-worthy look.

  • Ponytail

    Ponytail

    A trio of ponytails secures your hair in style.

    Photo: Yumi Katsura

  • Ponytail

    Ponytail

    Wrap your ponytail in pearls for a touch of elegance.

  • Ponytail

    Ponytail

    Dress up your ponytail with a topsy tail. 

    Photo: Tom Rauner

  • Ponytail

    Ponytail

    Tease the crown before gathering into a ponytail.

    Photo: Tom Rauner

  • Ponytail

    Ponytail

    A bouffant and a ribbon make this ponytail anything but basic.

    Photo: Elizabeth Stuart

  • Ponytail

    Ponytail

    A messy, undone ponytail exudes a relaxed vibe.

    Photo: Once Wed

  • Ponytail

    Ponytail

    A center part with a bow at the ponytail makes this bride look like a princess.

    Photo: Rosa Clará

  • Ponytail

    Ponytail

    Part bun, part ponytail, this side-swept style is all fun.  

  • Ponytail

    Ponytail

    Gather your locks into aside ponytail with teased curls.

  • Ponytail

    Ponytail

    Add a braid to your ponytail to help tame flyaways.

    Photo: Eddy K

  • Ponytail

    Ponytail

    Make your ponytail wow by teasing extra volume in back.

    Photo: Luciana Pampalone

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60 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets from Real Weddings

The bouquet is the bride's most-photographed accessory. The flowers you choose help set the tone for your wedding. Need some inspiration? Here, browse 60 gorgeous ideas from real weddings. 

By: Kristen Klein

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60 Beautiful Bridal Bouquets from Real Weddings

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