The Art of I Love You is a tiny and sweet collection of love-themed images from such visual artists such as Julia Rothman and Rifle Paper Co. The pieces consistently transform stale Valentine symbols like hearts and flowers into charming and modern sentiments.
“For all the things we want to say but don’t, for all the things we know in our hearts but can’t express with words, we turn to the images in The Art of I Love You. And they reflect and magnify our love, dozens of times over, beautifully.”
Final verdict (buy it, borrow it, forget it)… borrow it. Get a little loving inspiration and go make your sweetie a valentine of their very own.
—Melissa P. and Ellie
Thanks to Chronicle Books for the review copy.
A sweet little Easter arrangement – using mini daffodils and vintage millinery flowers placed in a vintage egg cup. One at each place setting would be so sweet for Easter.
I can’t help myself but smile at these pretty little hearts from two of my favorite bloggers, who also share the same name—Ashlae and Ashley. Valentine or no Valentine, you need these Almond Linzer Cookies with Cherry Preserves from Oh Ladycakes and these Heart Glazed Donuts from Sugar and Cloth in your life. I think they’ll make your heart happy.
I’d been wanting to try this for a while – and thought Valentine’s Day was the perfect excuse/motivation/reason to get my act together. I got a plain white mug at the dollar store and some gold paint pen Sharpies. After a little internet research, I wrote my message then put it in the oven on 350 degrees for 30 minutes. I think I’ll hand wash it, but it seems pretty baked-on to me.
It was so easy I can’t wait to try it with my kids for birthdays, Christmas, Father’s Day – you name it! But for now, Happy Valentine’s Day!
Looking for an easy way to decorate your Christmas table this year? Simply scatter handfuls of mini vintage ornaments across the table—not ground-breaking, I know, but still so pretty nonetheless.
Happy Holidays, everyone!
P.S. Today is the last 24 Merry Days giveaway! Visit Oh Hello Friend for a chance to win the Chapel bag from Moore Bags and a Marimekko gift set from Huset. Merry Christmas!