Valentine Blog Parties and More!


Today there are two Valentine blog Parties going on. The two fun and Fabulous Hostess's are:

Laurie at Bargain Hunting and Chatting with Laurie

Amy at Keeping up with the Schultz Family.

And these three weekly parties just fit the whole theme.



Cindy at My Romantic Home for her fun weekly Friday party "Show and Tell Friday"

Claudia at Dipity Road for her beautiful weekly Friday party "Friday~~Finding Beauty"

Beverly at How Sweet the Sound for her sweet weekly Saturday party "Pink Saturday"

All of these blogs are absolutely filled with fun posts. I hope you stop by all of them and say hi!


I had a lot of fun decorating for Valentine's Day and creating Valentines decorations this year. I had a goal of "Using what I had" and buying very little to decorate with. I did pretty good. I think I spent right around $7.50. And $3.00 of that was for candy conversation hearts! LOL

Below are all the different things I did and the links to the posts that shows how I did each. I hope you enjoy this post!

With Ball canning jars, some candy and things around the house, I started the Valentine Decor with a fun and easy centerpiece. Check it out HERE.



Next, using cute little tin buckets I had and the conversation heart candy, I started making decorations for the "Valentine Tree". See post HERE.



Using scrapbook paper and other things I had on hand, I made some paper cones and fans to decorate the Valentine tree. Post HERE.



Now to decorate some candles with more scrapbook paper, ribbon and doodads that I had. post HERE.




Then just something sweet and simple. Post HERE.



Wanting to use other things I had around the house, I made some Valentine Candy cane Heart ornaments. Post HERE.



I wanted a little vignette on a side table and only use what I had, so I put together a little trio of jars. Post HERE.



And finally, this week's romantic tablescape. Post HERE.



I hope everyone has a wonderful Valentine's Day with the people you love!




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25 comments :

  1. Oh I love how you put my button up there. Amazing work.. I loved all of your ideas. I will have to check some of those places out. When I am done with my Round Robin stuff. Thanks for taking the time to link up..

    Happy Valentine's day... :)

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  2. You were a very busy girl this month! Great Valentine decorations. I'm watching snow right now and being very glad I bought myself some red tulips yesterday. I can look at them and think..spring!

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  3. Diann, so many great V'tine ideas in this post! Love the little pails and fans for the V'tine tree. And oh, I did go back to the post about that gorgeous plate you featured. (I had missed that post - what a deal!) I also scrolled down to see that beautiful tablescape. Thank you so much for adding such wonderful V'tine ideas to the party. laurie

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  4. I am new to your blog via Dipity Road. I am also participating in the finding beauty party.

    http://fairfieldhousenj.com/2009/11/27/a-pail-of-perspicacity/

    I love all your valentine decorations. Your tablescape is beautiful. What a talented woman!

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  5. Oh my gosh! I must manage my time better-you got so much done!! Fabulous!
    xoxo Pattie

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  6. Beautiful photos! Simply love all your Valentine ideas and tablescapes! Happy Valentine's Day! Lynn

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  7. Wow, so many fun ideas...love the little buckets. You know how to embrace a holiday!

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  8. Great ideas! And cute, too... you are creative!
    Cass

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  9. ...and that's why they call you the Thrifty Groove.
    Diann I LOVE EVERYTHING you made. I'm going to see your tree now.
    Happy FFB and Happy Valentine's Day.
    Love Claudie
    xoxoxo

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  10. What a clever lady you are!!! Such fun craft ideas. The candy cane hearts are just precious. Have a Happy Valentine's Day!

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  11. I just adore your cute canning jars with candy hearts! What a clever idea.

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  12. All your Valentine stuff is so pretty! We just don't decorate for V Day in that way over here. It's like a different, fairytale world!

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  13. Thrifty and creative. Great job using what you have. :) Nancy

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  14. It looks like you had fun with the decorating. A Valentine Tree? That's a new one for me!

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  15. Well Done pics!! I am really enjoying all the Valentine fun!
    Happy Valentine's Day!
    Happy Pink Saturday!
    Hugs, Lisa

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  16. :) well, I think you might need a nap after all this work!

    thanks so much for sharing your fun and beauty.

    Love Valentines and seems you are more than ready for it!

    Happiest VD day darlin!

    TTFN~~Claudia

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  17. Wow, you have been a busy valentine crafter! Very sweet!

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  18. A lovely post for Valentine's - have a great weekend - happy valentine's & happy pink!

    ciao,
    Elena :)

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  19. What a sweet treat! Love truly lives in the details.

    Happy hearts day!

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  20. Hi Diann,
    I absolutely love coming to your blog and seeing so many sweet new things. You're one of the most talented girls out there..somehow you can create magic and all sorts of pretties..with a small amount of money. You are an inspiration.. Happy Pinks and Happy Valentines Day..I hope your Valentines is filled with everyone and everything you love..

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  21. So sorry that I missed you yesterday. It seemed like the day just ran away from me! But, with this being ♥Valentine's Day♥ what better time for me to stop by to see your Pink Saturday goodies.

    It's been a long and dark winter up here near Canada so filling myself up with pink is my way on the weekend of chasing away the blues - not that blue isn't a nice color, too☺

    I ♥ coming here. All the pink and all the girlie stuff just floods my brain and makes me want to do a happy dance right where I sit!

    Thanks so much for sharing. After all, isn't sharing one of life's greatest pleasures?

    ♫Happy Valentine's Day♫

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  22. Impressive multi-tasking for Valentine's Day! Love all the pinks and beautiful photos ... kewl mosaic too!
    Hugs and blessings,

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  23. Looks like a lot of Valentine's celebrating going on!

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Thank you for taking the time to comment! I love to hear your ideas. If you ask a question, I will answer it here in a comment back to you. Please check back! Thank you for visiting and have a wonderful day! Diann :)