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5 Things To Do If You’re Single on Valentine’s Day

Don’t sulk over your singlehood, dress up your home instead

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Photography: Edgar Tapan and Dairy Darilag (Main Photo)

It's February again—it's that time of the year when starry-eyed lovers worldwide celebrate their affection for each other, but who says this holiday is exclusive to couples? Instead of moping on your couch and waiting for a date, make the most of this day by spending it with people you love in the comforts of your own home. Here are some ideas to consider: 

1. Set up an entertainment area and hold a family movie marathon

Hearts' Day is not just about romance, it can be about family, too. Once you've set up your home theatre, invite your family for an afternoon of watching rom-coms, singing karaoke, or playing video games on the X-Box. 

READ: Set Up Your Entertainment Room in 8 Easy Steps

2. Repaint your room

Do your walls remind you of a bad time? Take this opportunity to change the ambiance of your boudouir. Arm yourself with a can of paint and a brush, put on good music and give your space a well-deserved makeover.

READ: Repaint Your Room in 5 Easy Steps

3. Make a gallery wall

Don't keep your precious memories in a box. Remind yourself constantly of fun times with your girls by displaying your favorite photos together up on your walls. Don't forget to add your favorite travel mementos, too—it will add depth to your display and keep it interesting. 

READ: 5 Gallery Wall Ideas That You Can Do

4. Build a mini bar

Got a lot of other single friends? Host a party for them at your place. Aside from delicious food, booze is a must! Keep the drinks coming by setting up a mini bar complete with the ingredients of your favorite cocktails. 

READ: Create a Home Bar in 5 Easy Steps

5. Pamper yourself

If partying isn't your cup of tea, enjoy a little Me Time through a pampering session. Paint your nails, put on a face mask, ring in an hour-long massage or treat your hair—taking care of yourself is never a bad idea after all. 

READ: RL Entertainment: An Indulgent Afternoon With Friends

PHOTOS: Edgar Tapan and Dairy Darilag (Main) | Ocz Alvarez | Domaine | Apartment Therapy | Jun Pinzon

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