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Valentine’s Day Mantel

by Jane Windham on February 10, 2013

Valentine's Day mantel Yesterday I did some quick decorating of our mantel in order to get ready for Valentine’s Day. I had left the burlap bows and the white lanterns from Christmas decorating on the mantel, but it wasn’t long before I was craving some color on the mantel.

Valentine's Day mantel 013A quick addition was this heart garland that I purchased at Hobby Lobby a few weeks ago.

Valentine's Day mantel To get some color on those lanterns, I just tied a bow with some red netting that I already had.

Valentine's Day mantel I added some red pebbles to these little bud vases and popped in some pink and red camellias. The flowers came from someone else’s yard, and I have been meaning to plant our own camellia bush. Don’t you just love something that can give you this gorgeous color in the middle of winter? ¬†(Hint, hint, Leo!)

Valentine's Day mantel I loved how quickly and inexpensively the Valentine’s Day mantel was coming together.

Valentine's Day mantel I added two red candle holders in the middle to add some romantic ambiance!

Valentine's Day mantelThe fireplace screen was the perfect place to hang this heart-shaped wreath that I used in another place last year.

Valentine's Day mantel You may remember these buckets that were part of the Christmas mantel. I added one of my fabric hearts and a little felt rose that I used on my Ruffled Burlap Valentine’s door wreath.

Valentine's Day mantel Here’s the other one on the right side.

Valentine's Day mantel All done! These quick and easy touches that I added to the mantel are just part of the way I express my love for my home and family.

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Susan in SC February 10, 2013 at 8:50 am

Very sweet Jane. I love the buckets with the hearts and pinecones.


Dawn February 10, 2013 at 9:15 am

How lovely! It is just perfect and my favorite touch is the buckets with pine-cones and the red heart. I like how you put the graphic heart on your tv screen too. My first thought was that it was a graphic program running on your tv, like those fake fire scenes. Great post:)


Kathleen February 10, 2013 at 9:59 am

It looks very pretty, Jane. I really like that rose heart wreath.
Have a good Sunday! We won’t be getting out anytime soon after the blizzard, but at least we have power.
I do miss the Sunday paper being delivered though, no sale flyers for me to see! :)


Becky Berry February 10, 2013 at 11:16 am

Love it Jane!


Carlene@Organized Clutter February 10, 2013 at 5:31 pm

I love the big bows and the linked heart chain. The lanterns are perfect too.


Mary February 10, 2013 at 7:01 pm

I love your cheery mantle decked out for Valentine’s Day and your firewood pails Jane! My neighbors have camellias that they let me snip & prune :) Love the pop of color for a gray winter landscape!


Melanie February 10, 2013 at 7:53 pm



michelle February 11, 2013 at 12:48 am

Very cute ! I love your fireplace screen.


may February 11, 2013 at 5:23 am

Simply Beautiful x x x


Danni@SiloHillFarm February 11, 2013 at 6:03 am

It all looks so pretty! I especially love the littel burlap bow on the wood. Sweet!


Linda February 11, 2013 at 8:11 am

Good morning Jane,
Thanks for sharing pictures of your beautiful mantel. Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. I love the reds and whites. The decorated buckets add to the finishing touch. Happy Valentine’s Day to you and your family!! Oh and I almost forgot….the flowers are absolutely gorgeous.


Donnamae February 11, 2013 at 9:02 am

Love the color on the camellias! You should definitely get one! The mantle is perfect for your cottage! ;)


Kelly @ Eclectically Vintage February 11, 2013 at 9:49 am

Love how you gave the logs a loving touch!


Barbara F. February 11, 2013 at 10:39 am

Beautiful, Jane! Those camellias are gorgeous. How special to have fresh flowers from a yard this time of year. xo


lonnie February 11, 2013 at 4:11 pm

love it all


Jean Windham February 11, 2013 at 7:26 pm

Everything looks very pretty. I had planned to come down soon but I will call you to make sure all is okay. I love the mantle. Jean


Atta Girl Amy February 12, 2013 at 8:42 am

I think I know what Leo can give you for Valentine’s Day — a camellia bush.

I love camellias. I first had them at a rental house in Augusta, Ga., and they were such a beautiful harbinger of spring. Now, we have some planted near our porch, and I love having the color when it’s cold and dreary outside.


Keeping It Cozy February 12, 2013 at 9:53 am

Everything looks beautiful and I love your buckets! I have not done much decorating for Valentine’s Day here, but I do have a “bouquet” of beautiful tissue flowers made by Jillian on my mantel. ;-)


Jennifer February 12, 2013 at 10:44 am

Such sweet and simple touches that add so much personality! Camellias are so pretty especially in such a dreary time of year.

Happy Valentine’s Week to You!


Tina February 12, 2013 at 12:38 pm

Love your mantel! and those big bows are lovely with the heart garland.
Have a Happy Valentines Day.


Paula February 12, 2013 at 1:15 pm

So sweet thank you for sharing your great ideas <3


Ann February 13, 2013 at 9:07 pm

I’m just in time to see your mantel! The garland is perfect. I took a peek in your shop and noticed your set of dishes sold. Woohoo! It all looks wonderful. Happy Valentine’s Day…I hope it’s lovely. :)


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