DIY Wreath with a Valentine’s Candy Box

DIY Wreath with a Valentine’s Candy Box

When I was a little, I simply adored a chocolate heart box that held Valentine chocolates. Frilly, lacy, and covered in ruffles, they lined the grocery and drug store shelves. The fancier, the better, as far as I was concerned. And as I was brainstorming ideas for Valentine’s Day home decor this year, my mind went back in time to those Valentine’s candy boxes, and a simple craft project idea was born!Read more ›

Cross Stitch Heart on Cane Webbing for Valentine’s Day Decor

Cross Stitch Heart on Cane Webbing for Valentine’s Day Decor

There I was, on a thrifting adventure. I had walked around the store and didn’t find a single treasure for my cart. Don’t you hate it when that happens? Anyway, I hit the last corner of the store when my eyes spied some cane webbing. Were they chair seat replacements? I wasn’t sure, but with Valentine’s Day decor on my mind, I was certain that a cross stitch heart would look darling on each one.

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Vintage Valentine Decorations on an Antique Rug Beater

Vintage Valentine Decorations on an Antique Rug Beater

So, Valentine’s Day isn’t much of a holiday in our house, truth be told. We’re pretty lovely-dovey all the time (I know, go ahead and roll your eyes) and I NEVER decorate for it. But, I had an idea for vintage valentine decorations rattling around in my head that just wouldn’t quit. Not only did it involve vintage valentines, but it also involved an antique rug beater, which is something I’d never upcycled before.  Read more ›