Words of Love for Your Valentine

Words of love for your Valentine ignite the celebration of love.

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Heartfelt words of love for your Valentine put to paper, post, text, or email (modern times, folks) are the sentiments that script a love story- a will you be mine token of love.

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Nat King Cole croons lyrics destined for Cupid’s bow.
I memorize every line
I kiss the name that you sign
And darling, then I read again right from the start
Love letters straight from your heart

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Let’s take a look at quotes seemingly designed for a Valentine’s Day love letter straight from your heart.

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“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”  — Dr. Seuss

“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.”  — A. A. Milne

“Love is friendship that has caught on fire.”  — Ann Landers

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Studio Sven

“One is loved because one is loved.  No reason is needed for loving.”
— Paulo Coelho

“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.”  — Aristotle

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“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.”  — Alfred Tennyson

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“I carry your heart (I carry it in my heart).”  —E.E. Cummings

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Martha Stewart

“How do you spell love?”  —Piglet

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“You don’t spell it, you feel it.”  —Winnie The Pooh

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“Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.”  — Andre Breton

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“If I know what love is, it is because of you.”  — Herman Hesse

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“Ever thine.  Ever mine.  Ever ours.”  —Ludwig Van Beethoven

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“One love, one heart, one destiny.”  — Robert Marley

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“I want to thank you for giving me the best day of my life.”  — Dido

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His and Her Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

It’s time for a His and Her Valentine’s Day gift guide featuring objects of affection for your object of affection.

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Rose Hill Designs Studio

Many a thought and heart is zeroed in on February 14th.

Flowers?

Candy?

Dine out or dine in?

Red or White?

What about the gift?

You’ve got gift questions, and I’ve got gift answers.

His and Hers Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Celebrate Valentine’s Day Together Love Oblong Throw Pillow

These His and Her Valentine’s Day gift ideas offer a variety of how I do love thee gift and price point options for your Valentine’s Day gift giving consideration.

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Genuine White Diamond Sterling Silver 10.7mm Stud Earrings

1/2 CT. T.W. Genuine White Diamond Sterling Silver Stud Earrings

Sparkling style comes in a variety of price points.

Gioelli Sterling Silver and Gold-plated 8-inch Byzantine Bracelet

Gioelli Byzantine Bracelet

Red Glitter Heart BoxRed Heart Glitter Gift Box

Zip-Top Charging Wristlet Clutch For WomenZip-Top Charging Wristlet Clutch For Women

Think pink for spring.

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Dolce Vita Madox Espadrille Sneaker

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Mario Badescu Aloe, Herbs & Rosewater Facial Spray

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick is a cosmetic classic.

I’ve tried more expensive brands, but for the color choice, phenomenal coverage, and staying power, Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick comes in at number one.

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 Champagne on Ice ||  Love That Red  || Luminous Pink

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick is a cosmetic classic.

I’ve tried more expensive brands, but for the color choice, phenomenal coverage, and staying power, Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick comes in at number one.

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Pop a selection of nudes, reds, and pinks into a chic cosmetic bag and pucker up, baby!

Hersheys Kisses Scented Bath Bomb - Raspberry Cream

Hersheys Kisses Scented Bath Bomb 

Joshua & Sons Men's Quartz Date Strap Watch Set

Joshua & Sons Watch Set

 

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Mixology Bartender 10-Piece Bar Tool Set with Stylish Bamboo Stand

I like Valentine’s Day cards that become a forever keepsake.  

Waterlogue is an app that masterfully transforms your photos into watercolor works of art.

Take a photo of a person, place, pet, or thing of special meaning to your Valentine’s Day gift recipient.

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Perhaps the place where you first met, had your first date, or got married.

Pontchartrain-HotelA shared favorite hotel or bed and breakfast.

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The golf course of his and/or her dreams.

Pebble-Beach

Complete the keepsake theme with a stylish frame.

Collegiate 3 Piece Contour Headcovers

Collegiate 3 Piece Contour Headcovers

T. HARRIS Golf Accessories in a Tin

The Stylish Life: Golf

The Stylish Life: Golf  – Christian Chensvold

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Flowers, music, days and evenings of wine and roses, delectable bites, and sweets for the sweet set the tone, mood, and ambiance to romance.

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Freebird – The Bouqs Co.

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Nostalgic Wood Desktop Jukebox with Built-in Bluetooth and CD Player

Nostalgic Wood Desktop Jukebox with Built-in Bluetooth and CD Player

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Date Night In: More than 120 Recipes to Nourish Your Relationship

Date Night In: More than 120 Recipes to Nourish Your Relationship 

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Martha Stewart Collection Set of 4 Heart Cocottes

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Lindor Valentine's Day Assorted Chocolate Truffles

Thoughtful tokens of affection amplify our expressions of love.  I hope this  His and Her Valentine’s Day gift guide gives good gift giving inspiration.

Happy Valentine’s Day shopping!

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Holiday Wrap Up! Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas

Holiday gift wrapping ideas begin with a bit of imagination and a boatload of inspiration.

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Turn on the Christmas lights, turn up the holiday music, spice up a beverage and let the holiday gift wrapping ideas begin.

I’m inspired to get the most bang for the buck with my wrap artistry. Ingenuity is the mother of impressed oohs and awes, and these holiday gift wrapping ideas deliver like FedEx at the holidays.

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Christmas gifts bagged in burlap, tagged with printable chalkboard sentiments, and bowed in red were the under the tree hit last year.  My nephews repurposed the burlap bags into cowboy boot holders.  I do like an idea that offers a 2-for-1 purpose.

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Burlap Bags

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For the Louisiana -Sportsman’s Paradise members of the Places In The Home gang, this fa la la la lovely mock crocodile wrapping paper is for y’all.

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Chinoiserie, zebra print and toile wallpaper remnants from a recent install makes excellent designer wrapping paper.  Other house favorites include vintage inspired embellishments, crystal buttons and mercury glass ornaments.

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A skeleton tassel tied with gold glitter tulle and fresh balsam pine serves as a beautiful tie-on.

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A deconstructed balsam wreath and shrub boxwood provide fresh cuttings to accent natural raffia, tulle and bakers twine bows.  Further embellish gift bags and boxes with vintage doilies, playing cards and board game pieces, costume jewelry pins and clip-on earrings or Dollar Tree glitter ornaments.  Sparkly and whimsical items make great gift wrap novelty embellishments.  Check out clearance bins, flea markets and after Christmas sales.

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Pinking shears give a little zig zag pattern to the look of everything from fabric to string tags.  Need help in the bow tying department?  Here’s some holiday link love on how to tie the perfect bow from Minted.

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That’s a wrap!

 

Gift Guide For The Deck The Halls Decorista

I received a wonderful holiday delivery via email week before last.  Christmas came early to this decorista, and it was my Pinterest pleasure to create a gift guide for the decorista board with all things house that make a home goodies in mind.

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I recently ran across an article stating  home decor and home furnishings would be high on the all I want for Christmas list of the very merry kind for the holidays.  Sounds beautiful to me!  Inspiration is everywhere, and Pinterest is the showcase of choice for holiday gift ideas for the Deck the Halls Decorista.

The National Retail Federation reports the average shopper will spend $738 on holiday gifts this year. With that being said, considerate price points sprinkled in with a few a decorista can dream luxe items complete my Gifts Ideas For The Deck The Hall Decorista board.

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Want to see more?  Click on the image below to head over to the complete Pinterest Gifts For The Deck The Halls Decorista board where you can check out my fabulous and festive finds of the season and resource information.

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