Thursday, February 7, 2013

Home of Hearts: Valentine Home Decor

Paper origami roses 
that my main squeeze made for me
 last Valentine's Day

February adds a bit of softness to our home that is usually taken over by LEGO kingdoms, thuds and jumps over furniture, and rooms turned into wrestling gyms.  In this sweet month, with the quietness of winter, I get to softly make a home of hearts for the ones who have my heart!

As always, I just added tiny hints of the season, nothing over the top.  My house of boys won't be walking into a pink house scattered with hearts.  Well, there is pink.   And the pink is mixed up with hearts.  Oh, and love.  Lots of "love" messages everywhere.  Okay, so maybe my boys will be walking into a pink house of hearts this month after all.

However, signs of boys are all over our home sweet home still.   BOY valentine colored shoes lined up at the door! 

Red, white, black

ombre felted heart garland from etsy

I hung heart garland over my
 Beattles inspired "All You Need is Love" sign.

Fresh Strawberry Cream Cake in lavender pan.

For Valentine's Day last year Chris made me origami roses!! It is one of my favorite gifts he has ever given me.  I was excited to pull them out this year.  

He carefully made me a dozen origami red roses. Love that guy!


I have this spunky little pillow that is just right for Valentine's Day.  
I was about to ask Cameron to move so I could take a picture but then I decided to leave him in the picture because he looks so darn cute when he is deep in a book, brow furrowed. 

There. Full view.  {wink}

I made some love/heart photo collages with an old calendar I had.

 Re-cyled and Re-styled! 

Remember the incredible antique vending machine my Dad restored for me as a Christmas gift?  It matches our season's decor too. 

The boys are constantly spinning peanuts out of this thing...especially Titus!  He finds a penny every day after school and rushes over to the machine. 

I have itty bitty baby heart candles that I'm saving to light on the 14th. They are adorable. 

A gentle reminder to keep good hearts in our home.

Kotah created and made this sign for my Grandma.  I double love his creative mind!

May you always abide in His love,

and live in love,

and never underestimate the positive influence 
that love can do to both friends and strangers.

John 3:16

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Brooke said...

I love all you little valentine touches! That's what makes holidays so fun, isn't it? I LOVE, LOVE your All You Need Is Love sign with the heart garland!! Thanks so much for sharing. Have a wonderful weekend!

Whytney Ahern said...

Cute "All you need is Love" sign! Stopping by from Whipperberry!

Natasha SerenityYou said...

lovin the XO !

would love it if you could share this on my link party - Serenity Saturday - which will be live tomorrow from 9am GMT

Natasha @

caveman said...

Thank you for making our house a home. You have four boys that because of your consistent love for life, appreciate every occasion, including those filled with pink & hearts.

Jenn AJennuineLife said...

This is an amazing collection of heart decor! I'd love it if you stopped by to link up at Thrifty to Nifty Thursdays at A Jennuine Life.

Leigh Anne Wilkes said...

Love all the little Valentine touches throughout your house.
I'd love for you to come over to Finding the Pretty & Delicious Linky party and share your fun idea!

Tammy @ A Walk in the Countryside said...

I love your Valentine touches! Thanks for sharing! Have a blessed week!

Tabitha Kidman said...

So pretty! I LOVE the all you need is love sign and your XO letters! Such a great way to surround yourself with reminders of love!! Great job!

Jamie -Better With Age said...

I love all of these! So sweet and simple ;)
Jamie ~ Better With Age

Sunshine said...

Oh, I love it all!!! Hearts everywhere -- sweet hearts!