Hearts are not really my style but the UK seems to take Valentine's Day even more seriously than the U.S., so it has had me searching for a modern way to incorporate hearts into the home without the sappy cutesy look. More
I'm one of those people who like Valentine's Day, largely because of its emphasis on crafts and sweets. I also like heart motifs, which, when they're more graphic and less ooey-gooey cutesy, can work in everyday decor.
Last Valentine's Day, as I walked to my job at a flower shop, I mulled over what flowers I would most like to receive, hypothetically. I have so many favorites- poppies, forget-me-nots, hellebores- but the answer came to me in a flash: a lemon tree. Not exactly a bouquet, but it does involve flowers. This year I decided to ask my favorite Valentine's Day experts- chocolatiers, bakers, corset-makers- what's on their love-day wishlist... More
Valentine's Day is almost here, and if you're anything like me, I bet you're not as prepared as you'd hoped to be. That seems to be the case around my home every year! This year, we managed to get our class Valentines done just in time, but I'm still wishing I'd had more time to help my daughter with some handmade Valentines for her family and friends. Maybe these quick Printables and DIY's will help us out...
For me, the best part of Valentine's Day is celebrating it with my daughter. For the most part, that means homemade treats, handmade cards, and crafty decorations. But, there are also some adorable — and affordable — little Valentine's gifts that can make the holiday even more special.