Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Valentine's Day -- Here Before You Know It!

You might think that I'm rushing it a bit by posting photos of Valentine's Day decorations, but I must confess that I've finally put away my Santa Claus collection and needed to fill this space.  There is a Valentine mantle decorating party going on at The Story of A to Z and I wanted to take part and enjoy all of the wonderful decorating ideas.  Please drop by and take a look; you have almost three weeks to do your own decorating! 

Heirloom cut glass paired with a modern glass tray

Inexpensive valentine box, one of my collection of "hearts' books, a little milk glass tray that I gave to my mother, and hearts from a necklace I love.
Little china heart trays, a Valentine box I decorated with rubber stamps, a pretty gift card envelope, and another of my "hearts" picture books.  The bottom shelf has another heirloom footed bowl filled with ornaments in (Christmas and Valentine's Day) red and gold.

Just items gathered from around the house -- A pretty teacup and saucer, a favorite paperweight, a little box and vintage jewelry box, a Christmas ornament and a sweet cupid blowing a kiss.


Thisisme. said...

I love your display, and think it's such a good and fun idea, especially at this time of the year over here, when we could do with a bit of brightening up. I am going to set up a little valentines display myself!

From the Kitchen said...

It is time to put a little red in my day! And, I love the idea from your previous post. It's hard to get rid of those sweet cards but room is at a premium. Thanks for sharing a way to keep those special notes.


Bonnie@Creative Decorating said...

Your cabinet looks gorgeous for Valentine's Day!! It hasn't been that long since I put away the Christmas stuff, too!

Jessa Irene (Holiday-Haven) said...

Such beautiful decor! Christmas to Valentines day doesn't sound bad at all for decorating :).

Joanne said...

I need to decorate at the library tomorrow for Valentine's Day. You have given me some great ideas!
Just beautiful!
Thank you!

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

I see that sweet little polka dot heart dish.. They have those at CB....I restrained SO FAR!

Mollianne said...

I have considered starting a collection of crystal and cut glass heart themed things. I have a beautiful crystal tealight holder in the shape of a heart and a covered box in the shape of a heart. I think I will put a pink tealight in the one and red hots in the other and see what else I can get. Thanks for the idea! I have some other things, but think I'll go with the crystal.

Happy@Home said...

Such pretty things you have displayed for Valentine's Day. I feel inspired to go fetch my Valentine's decor from the attic and get busy decorating.

Nance said...

Your dedication to beauty in the home is so admirable! Lovely displays. A heartfelt HOME-making.

A Hint of Home said...

You have so many cute decorations!
Everything looks adorable at your house!

Theresa said...

Oh Annie Joy, I love your Valentine's decorations! I am just dragging mine out:) Running a little behind!

Thanks for stopping by and giving me the coupon sites! I am gonna do better about using them this year ONLY on stuff I would buy anyway!

Have a blessed day my friend! HUGS!


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