I love making my home festive and fun for any holiday, including Valentine’s Day! But, simple and unique decorations are a must for me. I have three kids that keep me very busy, and I have enough toys and gadgets to clean up and put away as it is. I definitely don’t want to add to the clutter or create something tacky. I came across some beautiful, unique and simple “couleurs de l’ amour” for Valentine’s that will add a stylish and joyful touch without being gaudy .
From kave home (above), comes this very unique and colorful display of love (literally). It only involves cut-out letters (wooden, cardboard or paper mache) and graduated colors of pink yarn. This is a great idea for a kid’s room too! You can spell out your child’s name and use yarn colors that correspond with your child’s decor.
Want a twist on the traditional heart? I love this unique and creative door wreath that I spotted on styleroom.se (above). I’m going to try and make this myself!
Another simple diy that is also very inexpensive is to take a string of mini white lights and add white doilies (above). I found this on Living The Frugal Life. The white on white exudes simplicity and elegance. You could also use red doilies with red mini lights. J’adore! If you have a particular rustic theme to your house or just want a bit of an organic natural look, this heart wreath is perfect! This Krans av nötter (peanut wreath in Swedish) made from wire, twine and unshelled peanuts from Folksy.com is definitely a unique way to say “I love you!”
I love the simplicity of this berry heart decoration (above). From The Home of Voxgirl, this easy diy can be done with wire and berries. I’m going to try this with cranberries like Deco2Noel did (below). These would look adorable hanging from a tree in your yard.
From Paperblog.fr comes a simple diy (below) that will make any window pop. All you’ll need is pre-printed paper, a hole punch and string. She used thread and a sewing machine to connect them.
Using the same sewing machine approach, alittleMarket offers a red heart garland (above). Or use an unconventional color and a patterned hole punch like Flex Inredning did (below). So cute.
Speaking of unconventional! Check out this very unique multi-heart garland made from maps (below) instead of the expected and ordinary construction paper. From minbebis.
Using the same folding technique, Pysselbolaget creates a beautiful heart garland (below) using geometric patterned red paper.
Pysselbolaget also created this vibrant and fun pom pom heart-shaped wreath (below). A fun project to do with kids!
I love incorporating natural elements in interior décor like this heart shaped topiary (below) from Maliva’s Verden.
Or this very organic garden heart made from moss and wire (below). I love décor elements inspired by nature. From Under bjørka.
Hearts, hearts and more hearts! If you’re a seamstress, try incorporating elements you normally use into your Valentine hearts. I adore this simple pink button heart (below)from Sweet Meas on Etsy.com .
Delicate fabric hearts made from quilted material or linen, like the ones from Lindas anglar (below) can be hung by twine or made larger into a pillow. Craft & Creativity uses simple white felt and colorful red yarn to create simple stitched fabric hearts. All of these handmade hearts add a warm and vintage feel to your “Hem ljuva hem” (Home sweet home in swedish) .
Another simple diy Valentine’s decoration is to use something you may already have, white candles. I love t.he simple twine wrapped around the center and the monochromatic look of white hearts. You could fill the base they are sitting in with red berries. From styleroom.se.
I hope you’ve enjoyed some of my favorite Couleurs de l’amour ideas. I hope it inspires you to decorate for Valentine’s Day or to just celebrate love. Happy Creating!