Sunday, January 25, 2009

V-day is Just a Wonderful Excuse to...

...brighten up the Winter after all the Christmas frou-frou is taken down.

I decided to temporarily paint this guy white with Gesso. It will wash right off later if I choose.


But for this Holiday, he has a message to deliver.



Below, are some handmade cards my daughters and I have made in years past.




And here's a scrapbook page I did for my oldest daughter's book. Are you diggin' those 80's Student Housing curtains? I know I am!!

23 comments:

Darlene said...

As always I LOVE your decorations. The little birdie is just too cute! I made a little birdie Valentine box this weekend. It is on my blog today. Your Valentine cards are so beautiful.♥

Just Between Us Girls said...

I adore you Valentine's Day decorating and that bird with a message...so charming and delightful...how clever you are.
Love it.
Have a great week.
With all good wishes,
Pat

Ruth Ann said...

I absolutely LOVE the little bird....and the little message he's delivering...too cute! I wish I could think of things like that!

GRAMS said...

As usual I love it all. I was just cruising through all the new posts on Google reader and looking at pictures and I had to back up when I came upon your pics to see who it was because I loved it all and it was you!
did you curl the ribbons yourself? I'm sitting here trying because I want to hang some from my branches and I'm not having much success curling long pieces with my scissors. Hummm maybe a curling iron?
Have a happy day, Janis

Kim Chalfant said...

You always have the best ideas & the cutest decor. Love it all! Wish I could be as creative. I can only copy. So I may have to copy some of your ideas, if you don't mind.

Wendy @ The Shabby Nest said...

I love your little birdie with the love note. How cute! I also love the cards...especially the toile one!

Carrie said...

Your cards are great. I love all your decorations!

Gary and Elizabeth~ said...

Your Valentine cards are just so sweet and loving. I too love your little bird and his love note in his beak. You are so creative.

Enjoy your day,
Elizabeth

The Berry's Patch said...

Your little bird with a Valentine is adorable. Your blog is the place to go for holiday decorating ideas. You have so many of them. :-)

beth at aunties said...

Your decorations are always so charming. The curtains remind me a bit of some we ahd!!! LOL'The cards are cute.

Have a great day!
♥♥♥

Sher's Creative Expressions said...

Loving your Valentine's decor. . .especially the messenger bird. What a cute idea!

This decorating for the holidays is addicting. I keep adding and adding to my Valentine's decor. I gotta cut it out!

Blessings,

Sher

Cherry's Jubilee said...

love it all...I just know that little birdy is flying to me with a special valentine! Rofl...I love that idea..precious. cherry

Mimi Sue said...

Wow, you scrapbook too! You're amazing. The little bird is so cute with the envelope. Did you make it? The envelope I mean. You're right. We just need a little winter break so there's V day. A great excuse to use some glitter. Mimi

Rachel said...

Love love that bird white!! And you have some mad scrapping skills! I'm so impressed! :)

Steph said...

That bird is so cute! I would have never thought about using gesso on it. Very clever.

Nicole said...

I loe your valentines decorations. The bird looks wonderful while. I need to get working on some valentine cards, blogging is just way more fun!

Ms. Tee said...

Oh, I love the little bird with the red ribbon - so adorable! :)
And I've never heard of Gesso - how neat that it washes right off!

Betsy said...

Love, love, love your Valentines decor. The little bird is too cute.

whimsydaisy said...

I have very much enjoyed my visit here. The Valentine stuff is so cute. I have been working on my Valentine tree tonight and watching some cheesy old movie. Your blog gives me new inspiration!

Rambling Girl said...

Oh the bird is adorable. I have never heard of gesso.

So many neat things...and love those cards.

Sara F. said...

You have inspired me to do some Valentine decorating around here! Thank you for sharing your great ideas!

mx2mommy said...

I just found your blog and wanted to stop by nad tell you how much I LOVE your birdie with his love note! How did you get it stay in his beak?

Denise said...

I'm very late, but that bird with the letter in its mouth is soooo cute!