Valentines Decor With A Little Help From Dollar Store

However you feel about Valentines Day, made up by Hallmark or a day to celebrate love of your family friends, there are some fun ways to mark the day.  We don't always go out to dinner because I like to come up with some special kind of dinner and with my Pinterest habit there is no shortage of inspiration.

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I don't go crazy with decorating but I wouldn't be me if I didn't do something.  I have a collection of pink dishes that I've gathered over the years.  They're fun and usually stay out and become part of my Easter/Spring decor.  My apothecary jars play a part in whatever holiday it is and make it so easy to change things seasonally.  Since this is our first Valentines Day in this house I started looking for where that particular decor might be...guess what?  It's in a box somewhere that I can't seem to locate.  Not wanting to spend a lot of money cuz I know that stuff will turn up a week after the 14th is over I headed to my favorite Dollar Tree.  So this is what I came up with...

How cute are these little plastic boxes?  And they are going to be great for my big apothecary jar.

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Here are some of my pink dishes...so fun to use when I have a girls dinner!

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This is where the Dollar Tree starts to come in handy...to help fill the apothecary jars I bought five bags of these conversation hearts.  Great filler for cheap!  See those cute little cardboard sparkly hearts?  Five in a package for... you guessed it...a dollar.

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                                So here's my ode to pink. 

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 Another Dollar Tree find...these three cylinder vases with LOVE in different fonts all around them.  There were three left and I snagged all three.  Tied them together with ribbon, although I was wishing I had some raffia (it's probably in the same box with the Valentines decor).  Added some little glass hearts that I had from Pottery Barn and some flowers from the grocery store...

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Here is the table...all stuff I already had and you can see the little plastic heart boxes in the apothecary jar.  The camelias are blooming in our yard right now like crazy...beautiful and free!

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I bought the flowers in this arrangement but had everything else.  I think I got this basket at Joann's one year and it has been used for many things.  It's great because it has a flat back.

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 So here's the rest of those glittery pink hearts on the mirror and a different view of my Dollar Tree vases.  All total I think I spent $15 at Dollar Tree.

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So, hope you enjoyed the little tour and wishing you chic elements and a champagne and chocolate Valentine's!

Michele

XOXO