Valentine’s Day Gifts Game Plan

With love in mind and ample time to order, this Valentine’s Day gifts game plan gets to the heart of the matter.

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Handwriting bracelet

Handwriting Bracelet

Unique jewelry pieces quickly become treasured keepsakes.

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I this card!

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Etsy

Mask up in matching masks in spread the love, not the germs fashion for a safe and fun evening out.

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If dining out isn’t an option, fret not.

Dining in is in.

Valentine's Day Mini Heart Shaped Ramekin

Valentine’s Day Mini Heart Shaped Ramekins

With a little imagination and these super cute Valentine’s Day themed kitchen and tablewares, your visually delicious table awaits.

Valentine's Day Ceramic Cocotte with Lid

Valentine’s Day Ceramic Cocotte with Lid

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Valentine's Day 4 pk Heart Shaped Plates

Valentine’s Day 4 pk Heart Shaped Plates

Countryside or inside by the fire, how about a picnic lunch or dinner packed for two?

Heart-Shaped Basket Picnic

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Recreate this beloved scene right out of Sense and Sensibility or one from your favorite romantic film.

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Shakespeare's Sonnets - by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s Sonnets – by William Shakespeare

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Options grant the giver leeway to reinterpret and build upon traditional Valentine’s Day favorites.

Lavender Heart Wreath

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Decorative boxes and vases enhance the presentation as well as complement floral bouquets purchased from your local grocery store floral department.

Vintage Ming Jar Pine Motif

Vintage Ming Jar Pine Motif

Sacred Heart, Milagro Heart, Large Gold Heart Box, Catholic Heart, Prayer Box

Large Gold Heart Shaped Milagro Box

Large Gold Heart Shaped Milagro Box

Kate Spade New York Lips Notecard Set

Kate Spade New York Lips Notecard Set

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Heart Tabletop Trinket Tray by Ashland®

Heart Tabletop Trinket Tray by Ashland®

Stamps and stickers will find a home in this Heart Shaped Tabletop Trinket Tray.

Valentine's Day beauty for her

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Hearts.

Roses.

Pink.

Red.

Gorgeous.

Beauty for your Valentine.

Pink Scribble Valentine Pillow

Pink Scribble Valentine Pillow

Greeting cards are lovely, but why not say it with a decorative throw pillows?

i love us throw pillow

Cozy up.

Plush Valentine’s Day Mini Hearts Throw Cream Blush

Plush Valentine’s Day Mini Hearts Throw Cream Blush

15oz Stoneware Hello Gorgeous Stackable Mug PinkGold - Threshold™

Hello Gorgeous Stackable Mug- Threshold™

Keurig K-Mini Single-Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker

Keurig K-Mini Single-Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker

Pretty comes in pairs.

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Valentine's Day diamond stud earrings

Effy Sterling Silver and Diamond Stud Earrings
14K Yellow Gold & 0.07 TCW Diamond Stud Earrings

When I spotted this double heart necklace I immediately thought it would make a wonderful mother to daughter Valentine’s Day gift.

Womens Genuine Diamond 14K Rose Gold Over Silver Sterling Silver Heart

Womens Genuine Diamond 14K Rose Gold Over Silver Sterling Silver Heart

Bulova 98X123 Men's and Ladies Stainless Diamond Accent Black Dial Bracelet Watch Boxed Gift Set - Two-Tone

Bulova 98X123 Men’s and Ladies Stainless Diamond Accent Black Dial Bracelet Watch Boxed Gift Set 

Personalised Foiled Apple Air Pod Head Phone Leather Case

Personalized Foiled Apple Air Pod Head Phone Leather Case

Azio Retro Wireless Keyboard, Compact, Elwood

Azio Retro Wireless Keyboard, Compact, Elwood

Heart shaped gift box one Valentine’s day, heart shaped decor accent-jewelry dish holder-desk accessory the next.

Fully Stained Solid Wood Heart Shaped Box

Fully Stained Solid Wood Heart Shaped Box

Sheepskin Wrap Slippers With Closed Back

Sheepskin Wrap Slippers With Closed Back

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His and hers.

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The Office Downsizing Board Game

all black playing cards

All Black Playing Cards

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Galison – Michael Storrings Spring on Park Avenue 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Victrola VSG-160 Wood and Chrome Rechargeable Bluetooth Headphones

Victrola VSG-160 Wood and Chrome Rechargeable Bluetooth Headphones

Made in Italy A5 Leather Wrap Journal

Made in Italy A5 Leather Wrap Journal

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Sagebrook Home Golf Figurine

YETI Rambler 20 oz Tumbler

YETI Rambler 20 oz Tumbler

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Sweet and saucy.

You're Dynamite Valentine's Hot Sauce Gift Set

You’re Dynamite Valentine’s Hot Sauce Gift Set

Quadripod 26 in. Round Fire Pit

Quadripod 26 in. Round Fire Pit

Scotch-Infused Toothpicks Gift SetScotch-Infused Toothpicks Gift Set

I hope this Valentine’s Day gifts game plan proves helpful in the pursuit of the perfect Valentine’s Day gift.

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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

♥♥♥♥

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

The Complete Tales of Winnie the Pooh

“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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I ♥ Valentine’s Day Heart Shaped Ideas

Valentine’s Day heart shaped ideas get to the heart of the Valentine’s Day dinner, dessert, and design matter.

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Have them seeing red on Valentine’s Day.

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Red makes a Valentine’s Day color love connection.

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Style Me Pretty – Photography by Ramona Keveza

I have become a big fan of the roses in a box presentation.

The price tag that comes with a dozen roses in a box- not so much.

Here’s what I’m thinking:

Pick up this bright pink heart-shaped paper gift box by Spritz at Target.  Line the bottom of the box and the inner lid with a heart-shaped paper doily.

Pick up a dozen red roses at one of the many flower tents pitched and perfect for your Valentine’s Day flower needs.

Cut plastic wrap to fit the inside of the box.  Drop in a fresh flower floral foam round disk or cut a square one to fit.  Add water to soak disk.

Cut the rose stems to where the roses rest slightly above the rim of the box.  Pack the roses tight and graduate the height of a select few.

At presentation time, loosely weave pink silk ribbon in a zigzag pattern over the top of the bouquet.

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A Valentine’s Bit of Trivia-

Considered a founding pioneer in the American Valentine’s industry, Esther Allen Howland first introduced Valentine’s Day cards in the United States in 1849.

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Esther Howland

Quite taken with an ornate English Valentine she received at nineteen, Esther Allen Howard replicated a styling of the card using intricate paper lace and floral decoration details.

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The skeleton keys in the above image give me an idea.

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A decorative skeleton key tied with gorgeous silk or vintage floral ribbon becomes a unique you are the key to my heart gift keepsake.

vintage floral ribbon

Vintage Floral Ribbon

Haute Couture Satin Ribbon

Haute Couture Satin Ribbon

Valentine’s Day free printable gift tags from Ann at One Sutton Place.

Click the link to Ann’s blog where you can download these darling Valentine’s Day gift tags.

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Dining in for Valentine’s Day?

This video by Blossom shows instructions for a super easy rose fold.

Dinner, dessert, and Valentine’s Day heart-shaped ideas.

✓ ✓ and ✓.

Did someone say boozy bouquet?

Flowers.

Adult beverage.

I call this a DIY Valentine’s Day winner.

red heart wreathGet to the heart of the Valentine’s Day matter by working with a theme.

In this case, Valentine’s Day heart shaped ideas.

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Put some sizzle in your Valentine’s Day grill to thrill dinner with a heart-shaped ribeye steak from HEB.

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A heart-Shaped lasagna bundt-buon appetito!

Get the recipe from Food Network.

Sourdough Heart RollsKiss the calorie counting goodnight and enjoy sourdough heart shaped rolls from Boudin Bakery in San Francisco.

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Heart-shaped cheeses from Aldi.

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Go fast food gourmet with a heart-shaped tray of Chick-fil-A Chick-n-Minis.

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Say it with a heart-shaped pizza Valentine Bundle from Pizza Hut.

Metallic Shaped Heart Dinner Plates

Keep the theme going with these metallic heart shaped dinner plates from Party City.

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Dark Chocolate Pudding

Chocolate is in the Valentine’s Day spotlight, and it doesn’t get any better than dark chocolate pudding.

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Valentine’s Day heart shaped ideas are just another way to have fun with your Valentine’s Day presentation plans.

The dazzle is in the details, the delicious is in the recipe, the joy is in the sharing, and the  is in this Happy Valentine’s Day post.

 

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.

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.

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.

His and Hers Valentine's Day Gift Guide

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Gabi Rielle Gold Vermeil and Cubic Zirconia Heart Toggle Bracelet

Gabi Rielle Gold Vermeil and Cubic Zirconia Heart Toggle Bracelet

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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.

Sonia Kashuk™ Large Travel Pouch

Sonia Kashuk™ Large Travel Pouch

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

 

Joshua & Sons Men's Quartz Date Strap Watch Set

Joshua & Sons Watch Set

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.

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Complete the keepsake theme with a stylish frame.

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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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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!

Love your style!

Valentine’s Day Gift Suggestions For Him and Her

The Places In The Home Valentine’s Day gift suggestions for him and her guide features objects of affection with love and style in mind.

Presenting your loved one with just the right gift or gifts on Valentine’s Day sets the tone for a grand and stylish celebration of love.

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Topping the With Love In Mind Valentine’s Day Gift Suggestions for him and her guide is a delectable one- Valentine’s Day breakfast for two.

Start your Valentine’s Day off on a delicious note.

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Not a breakfast person?

How about a noontime nosh picnic built for two packed in a heart shaped picnic basket packed in this Picnic Time ‘Heart’ Willow Picnic Basket with Deluxe Service for Two.

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The Date Night Cookbook: Romantic Recipes & Easy Ideas to Inspire from Dawn till Dusk is your Valentine’s Day and night guide to delicious fun for two.

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Flowers

Red roses seem to be the traditional flower and color most associated with Valentine’s Day.

Red roses are lovely, and tradition is, well, tradition, but I like to mix it up once and a Valentine’s Day while with a dozen pink, yellow, orange, or lavender roses.

Do you know the meaning behind the color of a rose?

Let’s get rose color to rose meaning educated, shall we?

Red = romance

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Scented Soap Petals

Pink = love and gratitude

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Chiffon Flower Cushion Cover

Yellow =  joy

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Framed Yellow Roses Still-Life Original Oil on Board

Orange = desire, passion

I am improvising somewhat on this Valentine’s Day gift giving suggestion/ interpretation of the orange rose.

I have both a desire and a passion to order the Jennifer Taylor Lewis Bolstered Lounge Entryway Bench in brandied melon.

The bolster pillows remind me of rosettes which makes the piece perfect for Valentine’s Day rose gifting.

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Jennifer Taylor Lewis Bolstered Lounge Entryway Bench

Lavender = love at first sight

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Lavender Rose Cake

This With Love and Style In Mind Valentine’s Day Gift Suggestions For Him and Her gift guide is packed with a variety of options.

Options are good, and these pull back Cupid’s arrow and take aim at the heart of the Valentine’s Day matter.

For Her:

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  Heart and Love Jersey T-shirts ♥

Super cute T-shirts for $2.99-5.99 each (tax and shipping not included).

I bought one of each.

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  Belk 

Vlerra Beaded Heart Drop Earrings

♥  Baublebar Vlerra Beaded Heart Drop Earrings  

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JOSEKO Women Weave Rattan Shoulder

Enchanted Essentials Travel Size Soy Face Cleanser® & Sugar Lip Treatment Set

Enchanted Essentials Soy Face Cleanser® & Sugar Lip Treatment Set 

Gucci Flora By Gucci - Gorgeous Gardenia

Gucci Flora By Gucci – Gorgeous Gardenia

Ballerina Fashions Modern Muse♥ Ballerina: Fashions Modern Muse

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Linked Circle Necklace

Own these and love them.

Kaari Blue Peggy slip on sneakers

Kaari Blue Peggy Slip On Sneakers

For Him:

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Abtal 15″ Bankers Lamp 

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Vintage Royal Regiment Ceramic Soldier Cologne Decanter

  Vintage Royal Regiment Ceramic Soldier Cologne Decanter 

Dublin Stackable Decanter with 2 Glasses  Godinger Dublin Stackable Decanter with 2 Glasses 

shea moisture maracuja oil and shea butter shaving set

 

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Way To Celebrate Valentine's Day Plush, Panda

♥  Way To Celebrate Valentine’s Day Plush, Panda ♥ 

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 ♥ George Casual Sneakers

Turtle Decorative Ottoman Footstool

 ♥ Turtle Decorative Ottoman Footstool

Put a Little Sizzle In Your Valentine’s Day with a grill, chill, and thrill evening.

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Kitchn –  Christine Gallary

Ozark Trail 3 Piece Cast Iron Skillet Set

Ozark Trail 3 Piece Cast Iron Skillet Set

Jack Daniels Classic Steakhouse Marinade In-A-Bag

Jack Daniel’s Classic Steakhouse Marinade In-A-Bag

Gusto's RUBS of the SOUTH - Excellent Barbecue Sampler Gift Set

♥  Gusto’s RUBS of the SOUTH – Excellent Barbecue Sampler Gift Set  

TABASCO® Hard-to-Find Sauce Gift Set

 ♥  TABASCO® Hard-to-Find Sauce Gift Set

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I hope this With Love and Style In Mind Valentine’s Day Gift Suggestions for Him and Her gets your into the spirit of love and Valentine’s Day.

Happy Valentine’s Day shopping!

Love your style!

 

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A Valentine’s Day Inspired Compilation of Pretty Pictures and FYI Valentine’s Day Facts

A Valentine’s Day inspired compilation of pretty pictures and FYI Valentine’s Day facts to keep you in the Valentine’s Day know.

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With Valentine’s Day the subject matter of conversation hearts and music of the heart, I have fittingly updated my Power of Love Spotify playlist.

A good playlist mirrors balanced design and decor.

A well-represented mix of classic, traditional, contemporary and modern plays well.

In music, a sampling can be the defining quality of the body of work.

As the Valentine’s Day inspired images below demonstrate, a well-chosen and well-placed use of the color of love defines the intent.

The color red draws the eye, introduces drama, envelopes the space in depth and frames the focal point.

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Valentine's Day inspiredLee Jofa Holland Flamestitch velvet ~ House Beautiful

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Pink is such a delicate and graceful color, complementing in soft tones and shades.

Ever wonder why pink is used as the base color in many cosmetic and beauty products?

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A survey of florists of the Society of American Florists shows roses as the most popular flower ordered for Valentine’s Day.

I find the percentages of the color of roses ordered for Valentine’s Day interesting.

Red= 63%

Pink= 27%

White= 26%

Purple/lavender= 18%

Yellow= 15%

Peach/coral= 13%

Orange= 11%

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The colors associated with Valentine’s Day run the gamut from delicate to high drama.

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A movie line of past caught my attention not for its brilliant observation, but for furthering my interest enough to check the numbers.

The line made reference to Valentine’s Day being a greeting card holiday.

According to the numbers, more than 151 million cards are sold each year for Valentine’s Day.

That’s Valentine’s Day inspired.

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Valentine’s Day by the Numbers

Maybe I should say Valentine’s Day buy the Numbers.

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Source: WalletHub

Chocolate confections, strawberries, macarons (macaroons), meringues, fudge, cheesecake, cupcakes, cookies and conversation hearts are served with Valentine’s Day love.

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12-Piece Arabesque Dinnerware Service

Cupid’s consumers will be spending a total of $19.6 billion (that’s billion with a Be My Valentine) on Valentine’s Day, spending an average $143.56 on Valentine’s Day.

~Source: National Retail Federation

Numbers show 94% of those who celebrate Valentine’s Day desire chocolate and candy as the gift of decadent love.

~Source: WalletHub

Valentines-candies-cookiesValentine’s Day Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Brownie Bars, See’s Candies, Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cordials, MacaronsTriple Chocolate Mini Bundt CakesCreamy Fudge Hearts

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“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”

—Helen Keller

I hope you have enjoyed this Valentine’s Day inspired compilation of pretty pictures and FYI Valentine’s Day facts.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Love your style!

Valentine’s Day Gift Giving Ideas

The holiday celebrating all things love is upon us.  Valentine’s Day gift giving ideas are on the minds, conversation hearts and chocolate, glorious, chocolate thoughts of those in love.

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Move Over, Darling

Knowing the likes and loves of your loved one is a huge plus to scoring big points in the Valentine’s Day gift giving ideas game.

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Jennelise Rose

Majestic Gifts Inc. Hand Cut and Mouth Blown Crystal Rose Bowl

Majestic Gifts Inc. Hand Cut and Mouth Blown Crystal Rose Bowl

Valentine’s Day giving and receiving of chocolate covered treats and flowers has long captured the hearts and hit the sweet spots marked expressly for Cupid’s arrow.

Maggie Louise Chocolate Lattes Gift Box Maggie Louise Chocolate Lattes Gift Box

 

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Vintage Valentine's Day BarsVintage Valentine’s Day Bars

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Tuxedo Heart

The customary colors of red and pink are well represented in shades of home decor, homemade, happy hour and fashion.

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Irvington Pink Area Rug

Irvington Pink Area Rug

Musical Ornaments If You Love Me Musical Box If You Love Me Music Box   

A heart shaped music box wrapped up in a heart shaped glitter box and topped with pink tassel ribbon and a red rose- it!

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Jewelry makes a great choice and a pretty presentation, too!

Mother Of Pearl Drop Earrings

Mother Of Pearl Drop Earrings

Spring will be here before you know it, and beach accessories fit the plan.

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DOLCE VITA Espadrille Slide Sandals 
Handmade Morocco Raffia Tote
Ocean Drive Metal Sign

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John Wayne Cast Iron Official Cookbook

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T-bone-steaks

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Cast Iron Grilling Skillet

Ozark Trail 3 Piece Cast Iron Skillet Set 3 Piece Cast Iron Skillet Set

Scotch-Infused Toothpicks Gift SetScotch-Infused Toothpicks Gift Set

Set your Valentine’s Day and night to music.

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Trust me, Al Green’s Greatest Hits is Valentine’s Day gold.

Chocolate-Strawberry-Honey NestsChocolate Strawberry Honey Nests

Strawberries.

Chocolate.

Honey.

Fresh whipped cream.

Fabulous!

For him and for her, these Valentine’s Day gift giving ideas are suggested with love in mind.

Love your style!

 

 

 

 

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The Look of I Love It! Valentine’s Day Inspired Interiors and Colors

The ideal Valentine’s Day color palette calls upon softer pinks, rich chocolate browns and shades of regal red.  Valentine’s Day inspired interiors and colors envelope a space in rich depth and hue.

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The correct color balance  magnifies the beauty of the space and time- the antique French desk and footstool, Philippe Starck’s Louis Ghost chairs, and traditional decorative accessories.

1. Benjamin Moore Chocolate Velvet CSP- 235

2. Annie Sloan Antoinette

3. Behr Island Coral 140B- 4

4. Sherwin-Williams Gracious Rose SW6317

5. Benjamin Moore Pink Flamingo CSP- 1175

6. Sherwin-Williams Reddened Earth SW 6053

7. Benjamin Moore Dark Chocolate CSP- 270

♥ Benjamin Moore Valentine’s Day ~ 2077-60 ♥

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Incomparable as always, romantic style is beautifully evident in the lines and curves of the Alexandra Console  from the Mélange Collection by Hooker Furniture.  Will you be mine?

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Be still my heart! Mary McDonald for Schumacher  Honeycomb fabric in Ruby is style on tap for a client and upcoming DIY project.

Color me impressed and inspired- the ♥ of good design!

A romantic tablescape begins with a blank canvas of inspiration and repurposed details.

 For example, marbled paper in shades of pink becomes a designer table runner.  The gold place rose can be easily emulated with gold spray or craft paint and a bouquet of artificial flowers.

The Glitter Guide

Red roses are not the only way to express red hot looks on Valentine’s Day. Nailheads on both the burlap ottoman and the pop of pink trim on the rolled-arm chair put the accent on wow factor accents.

One thoughtfully placed book in red jacket perfection, one throw pillow, and one simple glass pitcher win the heart of the space.

DecorPad

Lincrusta  embossed wallcoverings master traditional interior design application through the art of subtractive texturing.

The effect is achieved by applying water-based paints on embossed wallcoverings. The desired result is achieved by applying red paint to white acrylic primer base coat. Complete effect by dragging and wiping to create cream highlight.

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The heart of design is inspiration, and inspiration  is everywhere!

Valentine’s Day inspired interiors, colors, and accents get to the heart of the design and decorative matter through texture, craftsmanship and design application.