Valentine’s Day Decor

This is not a sponsored post. I just love using my Silhouette Cameo!

Valentine's-decorAfter Christmas I bought a pack of battery powered lights, thinking I’d do the classic frosted/vinyled glass block craft and put that on my mantel, but I remembered I had downloaded the free shape of the week last year from the Silhouette Design Store, and decided to tackle that 3D project instead. I followed their instructions to a T and was able to assemble to Heart Marquee with success! It looks so snazzy lit up.

heart-marquee (1)

Inspiration Mantel from the Silhouette Blog

I loved the grouping of frames with the marquee on the Silhouette blog post, so I decided to try to replicate it with the frames I had on hand. I cut out the quatrefoil out of matte black wall vinyl after measuring my 11 x 14″ floating frame and transferred it to the glass with transfer tape.

I downloaded a grey pinstripe digital background paper from a store on Etsy and printed it out on my printer instead of running to the craft store for one piece of paper. Then I cut out the XOXO with Silhouette’s double-sided adhesive and sprinkled black glitter on it.   Totally beats working with wet glue + glitter! Viola! The look, recreated! I had an extra shadowbox frame, so I put the Run away with me in it (it was in the floating frame last year from a project inspired by the Beautiful Mess gals.)


Inspiration from A Beautiful Mess


I wanted to make a Valentine’s themed throw, so I  cut out the Love Stack image from the Silhouette Design store out of heat transfer vinyl, and cut out white for the background (offset/outline) and gold for the lettering. I’m chuffed about how it turned out! I picked up an 18×18″ pillowcase I found in the clearance section from Hobby Lobby ($3.49) and pillow insert with the same measurements, and my throw was complete in under 30 minutes!

Love Stack Throw


Do you decorate for the holidays? I’d love to see it! Leave your decor link in a comment below!

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