Monday, January 25, 2010

that's amore monday

today, that's amore monday is coming a little later than i'd like.  it is also a little hurried because benny boy is being really insistent on using the computer...pushy pushy pushy little student.  today i honor my new love day wreath.  ben doesn't like valentine's day; he says everyday should be valentine's day & while i agree with that sentiment i really really really love all the heart-covered love-filled goodies that come along with the holiday.  SO i made a little something to make our home more LOVE-ly.  my homemade wreath is very "homemade" looking but i love it nonetheless.  


i didn't realize that these pics were a little blurry until i uploaded them & now i don't have enough time to take new ones {ie pushy student}.  squint your eyes and wiggle your head a lil & it will look juuuust right.



i had everything lying around the house so i didn't have to spend a penny.



our entryway is full-o-love.  i bought this red & cream rug at target during the post-christmas decor sales.  it was 75% off of $7.99 i think.  it is the perfect love day rug.  and cheap to boot.  for the wreath i used a grapevine wreath that was given to me from momma steph from michael's & was originally purposed as a fall wreath.  the hearts were just two different types of scrap cardstock & i used 3 different types of ribbon {two super skinny & 1 fat one for the hanging bow}.

i wanted it to look like some kind of 'love nest' themed wreath & i think that was accomplished.  the grapevine alone is nest-y & wrapping the skinny ribbon around multiple times makes it all the more nest-y-er in my book.  yes?



hope you all are feeling all lovey-dovey too.  there may be some heart garland in the works too for a couple doorways.  my husband may hate me.  HEART!

6 comments:

  1. Your wreath is adorable! Great idea!

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  2. So cute! Put me in the Vday spirit!

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  3. Very crafty and thrifty you little Vday cupid! XOXOXOXO

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  4. Awww...this is SUPER adorable and sweet!! What a fun idea, Jen! Last night I stayed up late and cut out a paper heart and wrote a little love note for the hubs and snuck out to his car and taped it to the steering wheel to surprise him. So, I agree your Benny...everyday should be Valentine's Day!

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