February 6, 2012

Vintage-Love Valentine Mantel

Just when I though I didn't have another Valentine Mantel in me, I opened the mail and found a big envelope full of these vintage Valentines from my friend, Jill (thanks, friend!!)! What a great trip to the mailbox, don't you think??

I simply strung these cuties up on a length of twine with some bare-naked clothespins. Because I really like twine and nakie clothespins.

This card is my FAV. Because, you know, nothin' says love like unveiled threats and grammatical errors. 

The I (love) love returned from my first Valentine mantel! So pretty. So sparkly. So true.

And, you know this pink tree has definitely made the rounds in my Valentine Decor.

Want to see a few more festive Valentine mantels? These lovelies were linked up at Thursdays are YOUR Days!

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Bliss Ranch

The Delectable Home

Woven Home

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  1. Emily - I want those cute little vintage Valentine's. You have one great friend to send them to you! Thanks for featuring my mantel too.

  2. Love those vintage Valentines! Looks great!

  3. I heart vintage valentines! That's a great way to display them. Love it!

    ~Steph @ Silver Boxes

  4. Great Valentine mantel, Emily! Thank you for featuring my mantel alongside all the other amazing ideas!

  5. Emily, your mantle is sooo pretty! I love the beautiful vintage Valentines.
    You have some wonderful ideas!

  6. Doing the happy dance.... thanks for the feature Emmmmiiillyyyy. And those valentine's your friend sent you? Circa 1966-'68-ish. I got one from Mark O. but not from Joe S.. I'll never forgive him.


  7. SUPER SWEET! I'm loving the vintage cards!!! XO, Aimee

  8. Hahahaha! Gotta luv grammatical errors and all that good old fashioned Valentine angst!! Your mantel looks adorable.... so happy you like them :)

  9. Too cute.. the first one looks vintage

  10. Oh my goodness! I LOVE The vintage Cards!I wish I had some of those! :) So CUTE!

  11. So cute! Love me some vintage cards :) I thought the civil engineer thing was pretty funny... thanks for creating another beautiful space and sharing it with us!

  12. I love mantels. I think they are the most underdecorated place in a house. I thought about hosting something called The Mantel Project where people link up only their Mantels and leave it open. I love love looking at other mantels. I am a new blogger. Come check me out. Maybe we could co-host together :-)

  13. Absolutely adorable!!!
    Make it a great day!!
    Love ya!

  14. How cute!! I love the old time-y cards! When I was little I used to love digging around in my grandparents drawers, this looks like something I would have found there! : ) Cute shutters too!!

  15. Super cute, I love the vintage Valentines! I used vintage Valentine postcards to do some V-Day decorating as well, you can check it out at http://pickedbyjane.blogspot.com/2012/02/love-is-in-air.html. Great job!

  16. Jealous!! I'm always keeping my open for these... Yay for good friends. Boo that those cuties aren't mine :)

  17. That tree is delicious!

    Thanks so much for taking part in our Pin'Inspiration Party. Hope that you are having as much fun exploring as I am and that you'll take part in helping the "Beat the Winter Blues" on Saturday.

  18. I love those vintage Valentines. Where in the world would you even find them (I mean if Jill wasn't sending them to you, lol). Thanks for sharing at our Link It Up Thursday party!

  19. Thanks for linking up with us. This is awesome. Vintage is the new look and I love it!!!

  20. Such a cute mantle! I love the vintage decor! So fun. Thanks for sharing this as well at Thursday's Temptation.

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  22. That is so so cute!! About a week ago I purchased two shutters from an antique shop...exactly like the one you used...and I plan on using them for my mantel too!! I'm about to start putting together my spring/summer mantel soon and shutters were the first thing that came to mind:D

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