My mantel is finally decorated for Valentine’s Day.

I chose blue, white and red to decorate with this year.

And I didn’t want to spend any money so I used things I already had around the house.

I love this shadow box I bought a while ago.

Changing things up is so much fun.

I attached scrabble tiles to decorative cardstock using glue dots.

Then I attached chip board letters and a button to another piece of cardstock to spell love.

The picture of hubby’s and my initials was taken in San Diego after he traced them in the sand.

So Sweet!

I used simple paper heart doilies, glitter clothespins and bakers twine to make the garland.

I love the fun colors and the vintage feel.

It’s so different from my last years mantel.

Here’s one more look just for fun.

Are you ready for Valentine’s Day or are you a little behind like me?

I’m linking to these awesome blog parties:
Topsy Turvy Tuesday at I’m Topsy Turvy
Show Me What Ya Got at Not Just a Housewife
Wednesday Wowzers at Oopsey Daisy
Hookin Up With HOH at House of Hepworths
FFA Friday at Sassy Sites
Fabulous Friday Linky Party at Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust
Remodelaholics Anonymous Link Party at Remodelaholic

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{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

Gina February 6, 2012 at 6:34 am

Really simple and sweet (:

Lisa February 6, 2012 at 7:25 am

Oh – I love your shadowbox! I’ve been wanting to make one and you’ve inspired me.

Nadia February 6, 2012 at 9:59 am

Romantic, simple and lovely.

ali February 6, 2012 at 11:44 am

did you make the heart feather topiary? it is so cute. is it a boa hot glued to a foam heart form or is there something special you did. Love it and feel inspired.

Pam February 6, 2012 at 1:18 pm

So pretty. I love the way you put it all together.

Jodi February 6, 2012 at 11:07 pm

This is such a great mantel. You have a wonderful eye for design.

Kristen @ Titus 2 Work in Progress February 7, 2012 at 7:51 pm

I love everything about this Mantel! Pinning it right now. New follower :) Glad I found you via Oopsey Daisy’s linky party.

Karen Whitney February 11, 2012 at 7:49 pm

I love this! I have seen a gazillion mantels this season and this is by far my favorite! There is something sooo cozy about it. Not too froo-froo. I don’t normally decorate for valentines day but I would consider doing something like this…

Alison February 13, 2012 at 8:41 pm

This is SO pretty! I love the heart doilies! Thanks for sharing at oopsey daisy!

Michelle@Faith, Trust & Pixie Dust February 17, 2012 at 6:46 pm

How beautiful. I’m especially loving the 14’s & the Scrabble tiles. Thanks so much for linking up on Fabulous Friday.

Warmly, Michelle

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