Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Pink Hearts, Cards and Roses

 When February comes near, my mind goes straight to Valentine's Day!
I started decorating a tad for this holiday.
Pink roses and a beautiful card with a heartfelt sentiment from my true love~
that is my desire for Valentine's Day
 This vintage valentine came from my 90 year old neighbor Evelyn's estate sale.
I got 3 tiny valentines that day and they are very special to me.
Roses, roses and more roses.. 
I pull out fabrics and linens that remind of valentine's day,
like this linen checkerboard with cabbage roses.
I threw a layer of white lace underneath to make it even more romantic.
This year I made a valentine tree out of metal chippy pink hearts
and hung them from winter white branches.
 Soft and simple and so easy.
 I save all of my romantic and special cards, and then display them 
when the time comes around again.
Every year I get to enjoy them all over again. 
 I think they look so pretty gathered together.
They remind me of our years together so far, and our loving life.
Two of my vintage valentines sit on top of the bucket holding the tree.
 Sometimes I make my cards....
but when I buy them I am attracted to glitter and mushy words.
This yellow and pink teapot feels valentiney to me!
The little blue bird card is my favorite valentine from Mr. Maison Decor~so far.
It has tiny pearls on it, and the most romantic words inside.
He is one romantic guy and tells me every day how much he loves me.
I know I am lucky...and he picks out nice cards too!
Pinks of all shades, I love them all.
Pops of pink all over the room!
Do you decorate for Valentine's Day?
I'll be posting more on one of my favorite times of year.
Until next time~
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  1. Hi Amy, I just found your blog and what a treat it is to spend a little time here looking at your prety home. I do love your style! :) Such a romantic post. My birthday is right at Valentine's Day so it's always close to my heart too. Love your painted white birch branches turned tree with hearts. Very nice..all of it.


  2. Oh Amy everything is so lovely!! I love Valentine's day as well.
    I just love your pink drapes they fit right in for Valentine's Day!!
    Pamela :)

  3. Hi Amy,
    I love your special Valentine decorations. It's so sweet that you display past Valentine's Day cards from your sweetie. I save all of mine too and never thought to display them. I think I will now that I've seen your vingettes.
    Your home looks so romantic!


  4. That's very sweet and also a very good idea! I have some that go back almost 40 years ago! Your living room is lovely!~Hugs, Patti

  5. I love your Valentine tree! So sweet. I can't believe it's almost Valentine's Day. I haven't even recuperated from Christmas!
    Hearts and smiles,

  6. Your home is beautifully decorated for Valentine's Day. It's one of my favorite days. I think that is so sweet that you have saved your cards and display them and I love the little pink hearts hanging on your white branches. What gorgeous roses, too!

  7. This is your kind of holiday isn't it Amy? You home is just beautiful! I'm in love with those gorgeous pink silk panels! Just gorgeous!

  8. Awww.. you are such a romantic. The pretty little plate with the hearts is just perfect and your house is so suited for Valentines Day. I don't really decorate but I do really get into sending Valentines! I have special one planed for this year ... so stay tuned!

  9. I love the branches with the chippy hearts! Great idea to display your cards from the past too. I'm not looking forward to Valentines Day this year :(

  10. I love the light pink metal hearts.


  11. I am visiting via the French Cupboard handmade Valentine party.

    I just adore your creations!

    Happy Hearts Day!

  12. Oh how lovely! It's a gorgeous room with your Valentine touches. Where on earth did you find the chippy metal hearts? So glad you shared your creations with us. Hope your Valentines is super sweet!

    Blessings... Polly
    Counting Your Blessings & French Cupboard

  13. Love it all! That room is so romantic and cozy looking. The tree is sweet! I add touches all over my home for Valentine's day. Not too much, just enough ;)
    I am visiitng from the French Cupboard party.

  14. Cute tree idea!

    The table looks great. I love the layering of lace and fabric.

    The pic looking down into the room from the stairs is to die for gorgeous!


  15. Oh, that teapot on the mantle...that IS lovely! Don't know how I missed it the first time I viewed this post.


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