Romantic Decorating Details for Valentine’s Day

Valentine's week is finally here and that means adding romantic decorating details in the home. When you think of romance, flowers and candles immediately come to mind. I prefer pink and white for Valentine's Day since we had plenty of red at Christmas.   Last summer I found this elegant, wrought iron candelabra at the local flea market.   This graceful candelabra is perfect for adding a touch of romance.   To add color for … [Read more...]

Ten Easy Valentine’s Day Craft Projects

Although there's just one week left until Valentine's Day, you've still got time to whip up one of these Valentine's Day craft projects. Blogland is filled with Valentine's inspiration and these are a few of my favorites. I hope you feel inspired to try one of them! (Please pin the photos from their original source.) First up are these oh-so-cute Valentine seed packets from Garden Therapy. I absolutely adore her blog and read it … [Read more...]

How to Make Valentine Bottle Brush Trees

February is finally here and that means we're one month closer to spring! Our winter has been pretty snowy and cold so far and rather than let it get me down, I've invested time indoors to making more projects than usual. Today I'm joining several other bloggers for a Valentine's blog hop where we're all sharing Valentine inspiration (see links at end of post). I'm going to show you how to make Valentine bottle brush trees. Christmas seems to be … [Read more...]

Paper Valentine Heart Banner

I must be going through holiday decorating withdrawals because I've never been as anxious to spruce up my home for Valentine's Day as this year. I guess I really did enjoy decorating for Christmas.  So anywho ... I started making Valentine's Day cards and one thing led to another and before I knew it, I had a paper Valentine heart banner instead. The big hearts were made with blank note cards and were supposed to be Valentine cards. They still … [Read more...]

How to Make a Felt Heart Valentine’s Banner

Normally I'm not a big decorator for Valentine's Day, but for some reason I find myself wanting to add touches of red throughout my home. So I've made up a list of Valentine's Decor projects I want to create and the first one I want to share with you is this super easy felt heart Valentine's banner. Simple felt hearts hang from a mini pom-pom garland. It didn't take long at all to make this sweet little banner.   I used 3 simple patterns … [Read more...]

Tips for Arranging Fresh Flowers

Valentine's Day is a time when everyone is thinking about flowers but having fresh flowers in your home doesn't have to be expensive. You can purchase cut flowers and arrange them yourself. It's easier than you think! The trick is to keep your arrangement simple and fuss-free. First, gather your supplies choosing ordinary objects such as white ironstone pitchers for vases. Cut your tallest flowers first for the center of your floral … [Read more...]

My Little Valentine Tree

What do you do with a pile of old branches out in the yard and a pile of vintage Valentines in the craft cabinet? Why, make a Valentine Tree, of course!  What's a Valentine's vignette without a cute cuddly kitten? Little Puddy loves fresh flowers. Especially Baby's Breath. It's always nice to have someone admire your work. Little Puddy is the stray kitty we rescued. Happy Valentine's Day to All! Partying At … [Read more...]