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Published: Wednesday, January 4, 2017
I've always wanted a Valentine's tree but have never got around to doing one.... but NOW I have one. Yay, I'm so excited and wanted to share...
The idea popped up again after the kids and I had taken all the Christmas décor down and put it away but were waiting on my hubby to put up the tree. After it sat a couple days with the lights still on, I mentioned how pretty it still looked and I was sad to take it down. Then I said to my husband, "would you care if I did a Valentine's Day themed tree?". Of course this prompted the kids to chant "VALENTINES TREE, VALENTINES TREE". And well the hubby can't say no to that. haha! So here it is, my Valentine's Day tree. I went to several stores trying to find Christmas stuff on clearance but most were cleared out already (Jan 3rd). I called around and Kmart still had a small selection so I went and bought all the pink and red things I could find that would work. Then ventured to Hobby Lobby to buy up a bunch of Valentine's items that could work on the tree. Surprisingly they had Valentine's ornaments and garland. I ended up adding to the tree after taking this picture. I felt there were a few bare spots so I went back to Hobby Lobby and bought another pack of heart ornaments and a bouquet of pink fake roses. I cut them all apart and placed them in the bare areas... just haven't gotten around to taking more pics. :)
Now the kids and I are making a list of all the holidays we can decorate for. I have a feeling some will be challenging to find ornaments and things for certain themes but challenge accepted. I'll gladly craft some up. :) It's going to be a fun year of decorating with our tree.