Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Valentine Mantel



I am sharing my Valentine mantel today.  I am so happy that February has arrived.  It’s a short month and since we are already 4 days in, I’m feeling like we.can.do.this.  The next decorations going up will be Spring inspired!! So come on in, and take a look at what I’m looking at on my mantel right now. . .

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Inspiration began with some small pieces of pallet wood left over from our Insulated Fireplace Cover (you  can get the details by clicking on the colored words).  I Wanted to create something with wood and wire, and this seemed to be the answer.
Pallet Art

I just glued the boards together and then formed the words with some gold wire.  The heart is lined with a gold mesh on clearance from Christmas.  A few dabs of E6000 hold the letters in place.  I didn’t even bother to do anything with the wood, so it’s quite natural and raw looking.

Reusing the sticks from my Winter/Christmas mantel, I attached some cute hearts from DCWV which I found on clearance at Target.  They are actually supposed to go on the wall. I wrapped a glass vase in the same gold mesh I used on the pallet sign and added some letters, and a burlap wrap.  The  2 14 numbers are from last year. 
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A burlap bow, some greens, and a strand of glittery hearts dress up the mirror.  Good thing my kitchen was actually clean when I took these!

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Hope your Valentine’s Day is filled with love!

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4 comments:

  1. I love your mantel! I went with a rustic look for mine too, and I especially love the pallet sign. Have a great weekend! Dee :)

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  2. This is totally my style!!! Would love for you to link to Friday Favorites at http://imnotatrophywife.com going on now!!!! laura

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