Why is that after Christmas, the decor that was once magical and nostalgic becomes clutter and a source of stress? I don't know but we've been putting it away this week (slowly due to illness). I have been inspired to decorate for Valentine's Day with the help of my beautiful daughter. Today we worked on the mantel. Good-bye nutcrackers and hello LOVE! We framed a nice sign, put candy in a jar, added a bear and made a banner.
We made the banner with stuff I already have. Paper, die cut machine, adhesive letters, jewels, ribbon and lace. A close up:
We looked on Pinterest for some great ideas and found this printable which is from 1 Corinthians in the Bible:
In November we did a Thankful Tree, that Vienna blogged about here, so we changed out the tags from things we were thankful for to people we love. This was done with a punch and scrap paper.
Vienna took it upon herself to hide itty bitty cupids around the house. She has this punch and said it's a little game.
She cracks me up. It's fun to have someone to decorate with!