How to Decorate Fence in Valentine’s Day Spirit with Hearts

Valentine's Day gives you the opportunity to create a display of colorful hearts on your fence, which can put your neighbors in the spirit. You can make the hearts out of yarn simply by wrapping it around fence wire.

Even when the hearts take on a "V shape" people will get the message and associate it with Valentine's Day.

Here are some ways you can make your fence look as festive as possible with colorful hearts.

Bright Colors

Bright red hearts will definitely catch people's attention and have the most impact in reminding people about Valentine's Day. While bright red is the most obvious color for this occasion, you can still mix up the colors to create a cheerful image. Dark blue, light blue, purple and yellow can add excitement to the presentation. By using mostly red hearts you will have creative freedom to mix in other colors.

Inexpensive Decorations

All you really need are small balls of yarn with various colors if you want to keep the hearts basic yet effective. The hearts can be big or small to create a charming atmosphere, as long as you attach several of them on the fence. You can enhance the hearts with other items such as polymer clay. To maximize your small budget, save the hearts and use them again next year or for birthdays, anniversaries and other occasions.

Adding Detail

Any subtle detail you can add to the hearts will make them even more special. The smaller the hearts are, the less you need to worry about detail, while the bigger the hearts, the more you may want to consider making the upper corners of the hearts more round. The key for making the most stunning and memorable decorations is to make the hearts unique while conveying your own personality.

LED String Lights

Decorate your fence with outdoor heart string holiday LED light, as Valentine's Day decor! It looks exquisitely unique and romantic. Just string them along your fence to give a warm, attractive look to your garden on Valentine's eve!

Heart Shaped Inflatables

You can use some heart-shaped air inflatables to let your significant other acknowledge you care by displaying it on your outdoor fence. These self-inflatables are easy to use and when placed on your fence on Valentine's Day, they provide an innocently romantic charm to your outdoors.

Heart Garlands or Wreaths

Adorn your fence with heart-shaped garlands to add a Valentine’s Day touch. Adding a red heart-shaped wreath would be an excellent way to bring out the perfect Valentine’s Day vibe. You can even place decorative heart-shaped candy canes in red and white theme for an unconventional Valentine’s Day décor. 

Hanging Hearts and Sparkles

Spruce up your fence with hanging hearts and sparkles. All you need are some ribbons, heart-shaped or star-shaped cut-outs of cardboard painted with red, white, and pink, and strings to hang them on your fence. This will help transform your fence into something others would fall head over heels in love with.

Heart Sticks and Signs

Put some love signs on your fence and it will take your special someone’s breath away. Use pink and red hearts to write lovely messages on and use as decoration. This fence decoration is sure to win over the hearts and cast a Valentine’s Day spell.

Use these Valentine’s Day fence decor ideas to transform your yard into a romantic getaway. 


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Ron Frazelle

Ron Frazelle is the Project Manager of La Habra Fence Company, a leading provider and installer of ornamental iron fencing in Southern California for over 65 years. Ron is committed to providing the best customer service, high quality products and quick project completion at the best overall value for his clients. La Habra Fence Company is known for creating a loyal and returning clientele that looks forward to doing business with them.