A Love Affair with Hearts

If you LOVE Valentines Day, you will LOVE this post because it’s all about hearts.  Rosy, plump, pretty hearts that are full of glorious love and affection.  There are many ways to use hearts this February 14th to show your loved ones how much they mean to you.  You can serve them up at meals, gift them, stitch them and fill them.  Bake a beautiful dessert in the shape of love.  Sprinkle them, dip them, hang them or wear them and share them.  The possibilities are endless.  The best part about celebrating Valentines Day with hearts is that you don’t have to throw a party or style an event to use them every which way you can.  Just be inspired to tuck some love away in all the little things you do.  Create it. Bake it. Write it. Show it.  Use big hearts, little hearts and hearts that melt in your mouth.  Be inspired to decorate your world with LOVE and shower your special someone with a mega dose of hearts this Valentines Day.

#Valentines Day Mantel.  Paper doilies, fake flowers, raffia and ribbon.
This is my Valentine mantel that I decorated with paper heart doilies, ribbon, faux flowers and rattan, a small valentine tree, and a $3 XOXO sign from Target.  Cheap.  Simple.  Romantic.
Valentine's Day breakfast
Start February 14th off on the right foot and make a lovely breakfast with heart shaped pancakes.
From  Gatorade Military
Great, simple ideas for making meals for for your kiddos on valentine's day.
Send them packing to school with a lovely little heart shaped lunch.  From Lisa Storms

 make frozen "heart" milk cubes and watch as they melt... your milk will turn pink!
Make heart shaped ice cubes to add LOVE to your kiddos after school cookies and milk snack.
A Subtle Revelry

heart beets salad NoBiggie.net - the cutest little salad for our valentines dinner

No Biggie was creative when they topped this side salad with little heart beets.  Get it?  Heartbeats!

Red Velvet Heart Cake  |  Sprinkle Bakes

Sprinkle Bakes has a fantastic recipe for red velvet cake and a picture tutorial on how to make it

Chocolate Eclair Hearts
Martha Stewart shows you how to make yummy chocolate eclairs.  What’s  V-day without chocolate?
Valentine’s Day Table Setting
Get 59 ideas for a Romantic Valentines Day table-setting from digs digs.  I love this one the most because of the…you guessed it….HEARTS!
conversation hearts & flower centerpiece
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Don’t want to be too fancy with your table-setting?  No problem.  Add some candy hearts to glass vases or candle holders to create an inexpensive centerpiece.
Three ways with heart cupcakes

Eat it Love the Day
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 Stuff it A Helicopter Mom
Valentine Craft: Tic Tac Toe Hearts tutorial Supplies for Valentine Tic Tac Toe with heart bean bags: * poster board – white, red, or pink * black marker * red & pink felt, 3 squares each * dry beans – any kind or size * sewing machine or hot glue gun
Alpha Mom gives a game plan for restless kids that need a special activity.  Get this tutorial for sewing a Valentine tic tac toe game.
VALENTINES-DAY-COOKIE-POPS
pizzazzerie  gives a great tutorial on making cookie pops.  These would be a great gift for a teacher, a neighbor or that special little sweetie in your life.
Embroidered Love-Theme Sachets
Better Homes and Gardens has a great idea making heart shaped sachets and filling them with lavender for a soothing I LOVE YOU!
a Valentine Tree...  LOTS OF LOVE!!!!!
This colorful Valentines Tree is filled with hearts galore and would brighten anyone day.  Love this from 
Valentines day dress girls peasant heart dress with hot pink sash

Bebe Culture has a fun way to dress your little one up in hearts galore.  Check out their  Etsy shop for posh baby and children clothing that is simply TO DIE FOR!!  

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Comments

  1. I ?? this post xo Thank you for sharing at the hop.

  2. Great collection of hearts! Thanks for linking up at my Pin Me Linky Party.

  3. I love it! You are too adorable and tres magnif! How gorgeous! Sigh lets just hope there is still hope for the rest of us :sigh:

  4. This is a great collection!!
    My favorite is the the heart-cupcakes

  5. Best post ever!! I LOVE the creativity of every single thing you found! Hearts are the best! :) Stopping by from SITS Saturday Sharefest.

  6. This is a great round-up of heart ideas!

  7. Everything looks so pretty! Especially that velvet cake. Yum.

    Visiting from SITS. Happy Saturday.

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