Tag Archives: valentines

Set the Mood for Valentines by Decorating

Today I'm sharing the article I wrote for The Tennessean Style Section, which appeared in last Saturday's edition.  You can typically me in The Tennessean a couple of times a month. The Tennessean Style Section  

Decorating for Valentine’s Day

Well, it’s that time again.  I just put up my second annual Valentine’s tree!  It’s a small flocked tree that sits on the entry table as you come through my front door.  Valentine’s Tree   My decorations include some glittery hearts, small pink and white Christmas balls, and some vintage Valentine’s cards tucked into the […]

Paint Swatch Valentines

Whew.  Yesterday was a very long and busy day – I got my car stuck in the mud in the morning,  conducted an Exterior Color Consultation in the rain, and then did a Speed Staging in the late afternoon.  More about the Speed Staging in a future post, but for today I am reposting a post […]

Valentine’s at Pottery Barn Kids

I was in Pottery Barn Kids recently and really loved the Valentine’s Day merchandise they’re hocking this year.  Not surprising that I was drawn to these items – they are mainly retro-inspired! These melamine plates look like nostalgic valentines, don’t they?  I heart vintage valentines.

Easy Valentine’s Gifts

  This Valentine’s Day, why not take a really predictable gift (chocolate) and make it really special?  Buy regular packaged chocolates or other sweet treats and remove the plastic overcovering.  Take off the cover/top and do a little giftwrap job on it.  Or take strips of pretty paper and tape them around the package with double-sided tape.  […]

Valentine’s Truffles

I’m not much of a cook, but food gifts are always appreciated at Valentine’s.  Especially if they are chocolate!  I thought I’d share a yummy and easy recipe I’ve used for Valentine’s gifting in the past.  Wish I had time to make some this year, but maybe you do!