Elegant Valentine's Decor



Happy      - L  O  V  E -      Day Y'all! 

So believe it or not, this is my first time decorating for Valentine's Day. I usually do a cheesy little tablescape just for our dinner that night but nothing like this. With 17 moves in 8 years I have just never had the time to spend on it. I recently had a design client ask me what I was doing this year, and I thought HEY WHY NOT!! It was a very exciting moment for me. 

My wheels immediately started turning. With the birth of our first girl this year I finally had a little pink decor to steal from! Some people think I have boxes upon boxes of holiday decor but it's simply not true (well not according to my husband anyway). I try so hard to re-use and re purpose everything we have. I am not made of money so I try to stay with in a reasonable budget and recycle as much as I can! ENJOY!!


I've had a lot of questions on my pillows. Pillows can definitely be a huge expense in any room. I love lots of pillows and I love alternating them out when I tire of certain colors and patterns. I order the most wonderful pillow inserts from royalpillow. They are inexpensive but unbelievable quality and feel (I get the polyester "down-like" so my living room doesn't look like a duck hunt and you don't have feathers poking your back!) 

If I can't find cheap enough covers I make them myself. However, my go to inexpensive easy cover retailers are: H&M, Ikea, Etsy, and Jane.

In this set up I borrowed the pink velvet from my daughters room. They are from H&M and I added the adorable pom pom trim. The red velvet are from my Christmas decor and I made them using fabric from Joanne's. 

I will have a tutorial on the easiest way to make pillow covers soon. (the best part? they are no sew!!!!!) stay tuned!



Again, not made of money. I would LOOOOOOVE to continually use real flowers in my house but that would be very costly. Plus, I hate to throw rotten flowers out. It can be difficult to find fake flowers that don't look cheap. Luckily for me, Santa brought me a Michael's gift card this year and I went recently when "spring blooms" were 40% off! It's worth it to invest a little more in the more expensive ones that don't look as fake. I usually do Hobby Lobby for flowers but Micheal's really rocked it this time. 








UGH who would not love to use rose gold flatware all year long? How lavish! I however, do not live that lifestyle (with 3 littles and a man child my silverware needs to be made of steel really). Would you believe me if I told you it was fake?!?! Their beautiful color caught my gaze just as I was about to check out at Michael's last weekend. What a find and absolutely perfect for this tablescape! 


I whipped up these simple napkin ties in just a few minutes. Ribbon, a white pen, and some card stock is all you need!!










9 comments

  1. Beautiful as always!!! Love your blog, friend!

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  2. Thanks for the awesome tip on pillows. I'm a pillow addict and it becomes so expensive when you want to switch out often. When you invest in your pillow inserts, do you do what royal pillow recommends sizing two sizes up to get a "full" look in the corners?

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    1. Thanks for your comment Brooke! So because I am constantly changing them out with either handmade or purachsed covers I can't say that I even worry about that. I get a few 20x20 and a few 18x18 and then just a couple smaller. Just because I don't want limit myself to certain covers and the 18 and 20 are pretty standard sizes.

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  3. Where did you find the orange/pink flower in the vase of three flowers? I'm desperately looking for it!

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  4. Where did you find the orange/pink flower in the vase of three flowers? I'm desperately looking for it!

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    1. I'm so sorry Elizabeth, but I purchased those ones about 5 years ago from Target and they don't carry them anymore! They are certainly my all time favorite faux flower and I've never seen anything like them. Good luck in your search!!!

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    2. Thank you! Do you happen to know what type of flower they are? I'm absolutely terrible with flower names, but that would at least be a start!

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    3. Yes! These are a closed peonie! Hobby Lobby has an open peonie that's just as beautiful!

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