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Valentine Mantel

valentine's-day-mantel Valentine Mantel

In my opinion, Valentine’s Day is like the best holiday ever! Ok, so having my birthday on Valentine’s Day might have something to do with that. But still. I think its wonderful to have a holiday to celebrate those around you who you love! Here is my Valentine Mantel for this year. Its drastically different from last year’s Valentine’s Day mantel!  This year I went more classic Valentine’s Day style with red and hearts….Of course I had to throw in some pattern play with polka dots and chevron though!

Valentine's Day mantel Recognize these beauties? Yep, I snagged these swirl wood trees at Target’s after Christmas sale for 50% off! I think they work perfect as Valentine decor! One of my favorite things to do is shop after Christmas sales for red/pink items that can be used for Valentine’s Day Decorations and crafts. Who cares if they have a ‘Christmas label’ on the bottom?! valentines day mantel I’m not crazy about the brown stone around our fireplace, but hey, its a fireplace so I’m not complaining! We’re supposed to be getting a bunch of snow here in Virginia today and tomorrow so we’ll be snuggled up next to it trying to stay warm. Aaaaand admiring my Valentine Mantel while we’re at it. haha.

Valentine Wreath

valentine-wreathI made this simple Valentine Wreath as part of my Mantelscape. I used black and white chevron burlap to wrap the wreath form. Then I used  my hot glue gun to gather strips of red burlap into burlap flowers. Stick on some layered felt hearts {from Target dollar section}, a mini chalkboard bunting affixed with bakers twine and a big red and white polka dot wreath and you have one of the most festive Valentine’s Day wreaths you’ve ever seen!
valentine's Day wreath valentine-wreath2 Love a good looking wreath that doesn’t break the bank or take a million hours to make. This is definitely one of those wreaths!   Valentine MantleSo that is my Valentine Mantel for this year! If you enjoyed it, please share it!

Have you started decorating for Valentine’s Day? What crafts are you making for Valentine’s Day? I’d love to hear in the comments below!

More Valentine Crafts:

Loads more Valentine’s Day ideas on our Valentine Crafts Pinterest Board!

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About Linda@CraftaholicsAnonymous

Hi! I'm Linda, the craft addict behind Craftaholics Anonymous®, a craft blog. Crafting is cheaper than therapy, right? When not crafting, I can be found chasing my 2 small {but very energetic!} boys or playing with my new baby girl. Or shoe shopping... because you can never have too many shoes! Happy crafting! ♥

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  1. 1
    Sue says:

    I really like your mantel and the fact that you used low priced Christmas items. I also found a couple of red felt hearts with snowflakes embroidered on them at Lowes. I hung one on each of the lamps in my living room and added 2 felt snowmen to the other parts of the lamp. Valentine/Winter festive! I also made a paper heart wreath which I use on our dining table around a candle. Thanks for letting me share my meager decorating ideas.

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    Sheila Stevens Moore says:

    Linda love your mantel. I also have a February birthday….the 16th is mine for me! Crafty people have the best birthdays! Hope yours is great!

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    Kassie carpenter says:

    So cute! Perfect timing I’m putting up my valentines mantle today. My goal is to not spend 1 penny I’m only using items I already have or make new things with what I already have. Thanks for the tree ideas I may have something like that.

  4. 4
    Amy says:

    Love the wreath. I would love to know how you did the red bow. I try to make mine look like that and always fail.

  5. 5
    ARod says:

    love your mantel thinks its super romantic

  6. 6

    Lovely Valentine’s Mantle! I love your red trees, what great finds. What a cute chalkboard bunting on your wreath! And Happy early Birthday!

  7. 7
    Katy says:

    I love it! You have made it fun to decorate for every holiday. Thanks!

  8. 8

    I absolutely ADORE this!!!

  9. 9
    Kimberlee says:

    Very pretty Valentines Day decor. I love the wreath. I decorated my mantel last weekend but after seeing yours I think I need to add some things to it.

  10. 10
    Jeana says:

    Oh, I love this! The pop of red is perfect. :)

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    Lisa says:

    where did you find the burlap? I can’t find anything like that at my local fabric stores.