Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Valentine Mantle

For my Valentine's Day mantle, I pulled together some items like these book stacks I made embellished with red ribbon and hearts from the dollar store.  
 This porcelain cherub was 1.00 at my thrift store.  I also have several vintage Valentine postcards that I added to the vignettes.
 And how perfect is this book I found in my 'stash'??
 On the other end, more book stacks and the frame that I change out for different holidays.
 I just print out different poems/verses and replace them in the frame.  That way, I store the piece of paper, not the whole frame!
 This little vintage Lefton angel was an Ebay find . . . I just adore her!

 Can you tell that Valentine's Day is one of my favorite holidays to decorate for?? Such a bright spot in the dreary days of January and February in the Midwest! Do you decorate for Valentine's Day?
 

14 comments:

  1. Your little cherub and angel are so sweet and your vignette shows your love for Valentine's Day. I rarely decorate for it, except for some flowers, however this time I decided to do the hutch. Thanks so much for visiting and commenting.
    Babs

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  2. I love your Valentines find! I really like that picture frame too, I've been searching for one similar for our family photo wall I'm putting together.

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  3. Your Valentine mantel is adorable. Nice job framing the poems/verses.

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  4. I love Valentines day too Lauren. Very sweet mantel...I LOVE it! Have a wonderful weekend.

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  5. Your mantel is adorable! Thank you for sharing your lovely
    Valentines ideas at Potpourri Friday!

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  6. Hi Lauren,

    Your valentine mantle is just charming! I especially love the vintage vday postcard that I see displayed! I too enjoy decorating for Valentine's Day! :) Take care and enjoy the rest of your weekend!


    Hugs,
    Jessie

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  7. What a sweet mantle. Lucky you, you have something to decorate all year long! Thanks for sharing with us at WIW. We love partying with you.
    See you next week!
    Hugs,
    Patti

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  8. How pretty and festive! Have a great week!...hugs...Debbie

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  9. You do such a nice job, I love it! I got my first valentine today!

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  10. I *can* tell that you love to decorate for Valentine's - and you do it beautifully! I can feel it from here!!!

    Sarahx

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