Pink is more my color when it comes to Valentine's Day decorating. It's not that I don't like my red and blue mantel. It's just that I am more fond of pink.
So pink is my color of choice for decorating the top of my TV armoire.
It started with this freebie Valentine subway art that I got from eighteen 25 blog. I loved the colors. And I love that it has the words "Call Me" on it. You see back in 1980 my favorite song was "Call Me" by Blondie. I had more fun lip sinking to that song. Brings back great memories whenever I think about the song, or better yet, hear the song. So those 2 words made me love this subway art even more.
It looks great up here with all my white pitchers.
I added a cherub. I have lots of cherubs. They are left overs from my wedding almost 5 years ago. Five years! Has it really been that long already? Now where were we?
I hung some paper hearts from the willow branches. I just cut out heart shapes from pink card stock and added some Valentine heart stickers I picked up at Dollar Tree. I should have used my new Silhouette machine I got for Christmas, but I'm so lazy that I haven't even gotten it out to find out how to use it. But I will.....someday.
I lived with my decor looking just like this for about a week. Then I decided that it needed something on the right hand side.
So I made some paper flowers for one of the pitchers. Much better now.
I made a couple from a few pages of my dictionary from Dollar Tree. The Valentine paper came from Tar Jay's Dollar Spot. I had a few left over Dollar Tree stickers that I used as well.
The pink glittery hearts are from Dollar Tree. I've had them for a couple of years. But I did see them at Dollar Tree this year too.
You can find instructions on the web or other peoples blogs for making these. I've seem then called lollies, medallions, fans. So I'm not sure what you call them. I just call them purty.
I am really happy with how these flowers turned out. They don't smell good, but at least they make me smile. And they will last a heck of a lot longer than real flowers. But I do love real flowers (hint, hint hunny).
One last shot for your enjoyment.
I do have more Valentine decor to share with you. I'm trying to drag this out as long as possible. Plus some of my photos I took this morning of the other areas, didn't turn out so great. The lighting sucks at my house in the morning. And when I get home from work, there is no light as it is already dark. This is a bad time of year for taking photos.
I also did some window shopping down in Old Town Temecula on Saturday. I'll be sure & post photos of some fabulous stores they have down there. If you are ever in southern California, it is a great place to go.
Until later, see ya!!!
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