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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

A Little More Valentine Decorating

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Greetings, friends!

Today, I wanted to share a few more pops of red that I recently added for Valentine's Day.  Do you decorate for the "day of love?"

Here in our foyer, where I recently did a little furniture "switcheroo," sweet red hearts let you know that Valentine's Day is near.


Once I got them all placed, I then decided to add in black and white plates to the wall and really like how they look mixed with the red!


Yes, "U ROCK" (annnnd so does Michael's, as they always have the cutest seasonal decor)!


If you turn left and cruise on down the hallway, you'll pass by our dining room, where I added red candlesticks and faux rose petals to the sideboard.


These sweet ramekins (Michael's) help to dress up our simple white plates ... maybe "one" day, we'll actually enjoy a meal in here!


Next door in our kitchen, I've long been a fan of adding vignettes to the center of our island as a way to "welcome" our guests to the heart (get it? ha ha) of our home ... so, of course, a Valentine centerpiece was in order.


Faux tulips from Michaels (fancied up by adding a vase within a vase and filling it with yummy candy) ... and a cute sign from HomeGoods ... helped me get the job done! 



Of course, these fun cupcakes from Pier One tucked under a glass cloche are quite tempting ... thankfully, they're ceramic.  


Leftover heart garland, along with glass canisters filled with shredded ribbon and candy hearts, help to "spread the love" to our little shelves.


And, down below, inexpensive red and white cookie cutters fill another canister ... I like inexpensive decorating!


Of course, I "had" to add a little Valentine's tree ...


And, where I normally use red and white ribbon, I decided to, instead, go with this pretty black and white ribbon (that I used on our Christmas tree in the great room) to help our ornaments pop a bit ...


and to tie in with our red, black and white Valentine mantel in our great room. 
   

Even if you don't have Valentine decor, a bowl filled with pretty red apples would be perfect on your counter! 


Got any red spatulas laying around?  If so, tuck them in with your utensils or wooden pieces and you'll have a little Valentine pop!


It wouldn't be Valentine's Day without candy, now would it?  So, please just go ahead and "pick your poison!" 


These are my personal fave, which is why I can't even have just ONE ... if I do, I won't stop!


Over in our sunroom off of the kitchen, a bouquet of faux roses dresses up a white garden seat, and hearts that I hung on branches set in a glass demijohn add a bit of Valentine "zing" to the accent chest I scored (already chalk painted) from Craigslist. 


Aren't these striped straws cute?  They're were even "cuter" when I spotted them for 40% off at Michael's.


And, there you have it ... our humble Valentine's Day decor.  


Thanks so much for taking the time to visit!  Happy Valentine's Day!

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19 comments:

Shelia said...

Hi Becca! You always do such a gorgeous job of decorating and your Valentine decor shows it! You're making your new house look so gorgeous! Happy Valentine's Day!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...

Love your Valentine touches Becca!
Blessings,
Cindy

Betsy@ coastal-colors said...

Becca, your home looks so pretty and festive! I love the pops of red with your neutral decor! You always do such a fantastic job decorating for the holidays! Happy Valentine's Day!

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Becca, you just always have the best seasonal decor! The pops of red look so pretty with all of the white. Perfect for that special day! Wishing you a Happy Valentine's Day!

Pinky at Designs by Pinky said...

You always do an outstanding job with decor,everyday or seasonal! LOVE everything. Just today I went shopping with my neighbor cause she wanted to do a Valentine's tree for her son but we couldn't find ANYTHING:( I think we were way too late, unfortunately. Have a great V's!!!!

Melinda said...

Hi, popped over from another two blogs.

Sooooo cute!

M : )

Judy said...

Look at you! I can't believe all the ways you came up with to "share the love"! I thought earlier this week I'd dig out my stuff but then thought...what the heck!? We're going out of town this weekend and it would be a waste for me to do it.

Everything looks just splendid and you know I'm loving your valentine tree!

Happy Valentine's Day Becca!

Lussilu said...

Very romantic!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

I am so thrilled to see your beautiful new home dressed for each occasion and holiday. I am so loving the red decor in each room and the ever so adorable Valentine creations and vignettes!...Happy Valentines Day to you and your family!!!

Wanda Adamczyk said...

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The Tuscan Home said...

Oh my goodness, your home looks beautiful decked for Valentines Day. The tree in your kitchen is adorable. You thought of everything, and did an amazing job. Happy Valentine's Day! xo, Liz

Carol said...

Well, as usual, I am bowing to the "Goddess of all Things Seasonal Decor!" I'm always just enchanted with how you decorate for each season -- perfect balance without being over-the-top!

Jeanne BG said...

Humble??? OMG it is nothing short of FABULOUS! Love it all. I have a couple of hearts out and typically do more but being under 7' of snow has taken away my holiday impulses!!Enjoy!

Linda said...

Beautiful and heartwarming, Becca!!! Happy Valentine's Day to you. :)

Kelly said...

Your home looks so cute all decked out for Valentines Day! You've thought of every detail. Hope you had a good one.

Vianca Mendieta said...

I love your decor!! I can't get over those curtains!! Where could I find them?

heather gilmour said...

WOW love is everywhere in your home! The decoration is very beautiful, like the idea to put the wite and black ribbon, these way other ornaments really pop up.

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stephenn richardsonn said...

Beautiful decoration!!

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Barb said...

You may think your decorating makes for an "humble abode" but it is thorough and dramatic! Little touches of red and pink EVERYWHERE! I just love it! I often print out people's ideas and keep them in a notebook for the coming years. Thanks so much for sharing your decorating hints.