With Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, pinks and reds are popping up everywhere.
(Red heart wreath from Pier 1)
Here are a few items that could be easily incorporated into your home’s décor. These festive accents are ones that you would continue to enjoy long after the chocolates are eaten and the flowers have wilted.
For a subtle touch of red, try these red and white floral knobs from World Market. They would give new life to an old dresser, or be a fun surprise on a guest room night stand.
This red ceramic owl bank from Kathy’s Klay Shop on Esty has such personality. He could be used as inspiration for a child to save some extra money, or on a mantel to bring a pop of color into the room.
To make a much louder statement, try this red rose rug from Pier 1. In an otherwise neutral room, it would be a grand centerpiece. The petals of the rose give this rug an extra punch of depth and dimension.
If pink is more your style, try these woven baskets from World Market. Use them to store anything from gloves and hats to papers and mail. Adding function and color to a space, these baskets are a great find!
How adorable is this pink shag rag rug from Urban Outfitters? It would be a fun surprise to open a small bathroom and find this cute rug waiting for you.
If pink and red aren’t really your color pallate, here are a few other Valentine’s Day inspired items.
This ivory ruffle pillow from Pier 1 is fancy, yet playful. It would be romantic as a toss pillow in the bedroom, or a frilly accent in the living room.
Set an intimate table for dinner with that special someone using this pink & purple tablecloth from Saffron Marigold. The Moroccan inspired medallion pattern and beautiful color palate are perfect for any date night.
(lisianthus image from here)
When I saw this Love Birds original painting from Once Upon a Paper on Etsy, it was love at first sight! The blue ‘leaves’ give a whimsical feel to the piece, while the two little red birds pop off the page to create the focal point.
I hope you feel inspired by these home accents. Whether you are sharing Valentine’s Day with that special someone, a close friend, or a furry friend, I wish you a day filled with love!
Andrew and I will be continuing our tradition of a delicious home-cooked meal, and hopefully a beautiful bouquet of flowers ;).
º What Valentine’s Day decorations make their way into your home for the month of February?
º What are your plans for Valentine’s Day?