Oh Valentine!

9 Feb

I don’t go wild with Valentine’s decorations but I do a few things to bring some pink and red into my home.

I made a bunch of these yarn hearts with my daughter Charlotte last year. We had fun and they were easy. Here’s a link if you’re interested. I hung them on my hideous fireplace with fishing line.

I found these antique silhouettes years ago at the Walnut Antiques Fair. I was holding them back thinking I wanted to change out the frames, but I think they look kinda sweet “as is” on my piano.

I also changed the candles in my hanging candelabra ($1 find at an estate sale) to pink.

“Asabelle” (Charlotte named her) got a warm but springy scarf (oh and those furry two have been keeping me on my toes lately too).

And food also makes for a fun decoration during February.

Sometimes holiday decorations make me feel like a frustrated grade school teacher, but changing up my home decor helps to brighten the long days of winter. Am I the only one who feels this way?

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2 Responses to “Oh Valentine!”

  1. Monica February 9, 2012 at 9:18 pm #

    I am always so inspired by your simple, easy, yet creatively pulled together decorations. I love how you pull from different “hunts” for various items, then pull them together in your home without going over the top, avoiding the straight from the chain-stores look. This is not a skill I currently possess, so I am going to have Aliyah intern with you during her growing up years!

  2. awestsidestory February 10, 2012 at 9:51 am #

    Monica, what a sweet comment. Thank you!

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