Saturday, February 6, 2010

PINK SATURDAY & VALENTINE DECORATING


Hello and welcome to another Pink Saturday hosted by the Sweet Beverly of How Sweet the Sound. If you go to visit her you can get a list of all the participants.

We are having a major snow storm in WV today. No school yesterday because the storm was supposed to start with ice. I'm enjoying a long weekend with my surprise day off and I did some decorating that I'd like to share that with you.

Below are some decorating pics from my living room. Please feel free to click on the pic so you can get a closer look. My daughter Jen is on the left and my son Bob is on the right. Bob deploys on Feb 21st for Afganistan. I'm trying very hard to not let this get me down. I'll just start counting the days until he comes home. I always try and look for the good in everything, this is gonna be a hard one.

Some close ups.
My cute little vintage Nancy Ann doll that I dressed up for Valentine's Day.

A shelf over my couch that I decorated up for the holiday. I got the idea of using hankies on a mentel shelf from my friend Deb at Garage Sale Gal. She has the cutest things on her blog.


Some close ups.
My daughter Jen made me this pretty flower arrangement several years ago when she was working at the local florest.




A few cross stitch pillows that I have made over the years.
A close up.


Another corner in my living room. The picture on the right is my Mom and Dad on their wedding day. The one on the left in my Mom taken in the 70's.





Thank you so much for stopping by, it was so nice to visit with you. I'll be back next Saturday with a Pink Saturday and also on Sunday Feb. 14th for my Amour Valentine Swap.
Blessings to ya! Shirl

27 comments:

♥ItaJeff♥ @Something To Share said...

Wonderful post and beautiful pics...love them all
Happy Pink Saturday

Kelee said...

Hi Shirl!

HPS!!!!

Your house is the Temple of LOVE!!!!!!!

Full of charming valentines decor!

love, kelee

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Happy Pink Saturday Shirl...
I love this post. Oh my gosh, I could spend hours looking at all of your beautiful things. My goodness gracious. I love the old looking vintage Valentine's Day cards. I also loved the teapots that were hanging, so cute.

All the pillows are so beautiful. It must take you a long time to get things set up. They are showcase beautiful sweetie.

I loved your mantel with the pics of your children. I will continue to pray for Bob until he comes home. He is added to my prayer journal, and will stay there each night until we get him back on American soil.

Thank you for sharing with me today. I love it when you do. You have such beautiful things in your home.

Country hugs sweetie...Sherry

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Shirl, your VDAY cookies on your blog header always make me SOOO hungry!:0)

What a beautiful mother you have. Love the pic of your parents together. Sweet pic of Jen & Hubby together that I hadn't seen before. Did you make the pink heart pillow by their pic? I love the Cherished Teddies picture frame with cross-stitch in it. The decorated shelf is lovely, just brimming with treasures ~ but that idea wouldn't work at our house ~ Kenny is like a bull in a china closet, and he would knock everything off of it at least twice a day!!LOL

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Pearl said...

Beautiful decorating as always Shirl and the table top decoration that your daughter did for you is so nice! What a sweet daughter to have indeed. I always enjoy the eye candy at your home, thanks, Pearl

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Love the Valentine's Day Decor!!! Are those crocheted tea pots that are hanging? Lovely!!
Debbie

Mary said...

Good morning Shirley,

Loved all your pictures. You have the sweetest, prettiest things in your home. I enjoyed looking at all the pictures. The shelf above your sofa is so pretty! Love those gorgeous handkerchiefs.
We are going to be home today until possibly later in the day. Snow and wind here in Indiana. Hubby and I will need to work on our driveway before getting out.

Enjoy your long weekend!! Mary

rosechicfriends said...

Hi Shirl!
Stay safe, snug and warm friend!

Wowow...what great Valentine goodies you have! You always have such pretty seasonal things and I with I could come and just visit and look! lol

Happy pINK!
Lorena

Gabriela Delworth said...

Happy Pink Saturday!


What a lovely display!
But...what I really, really love is this cat on the right...adorable!



~ Gabriela ~

Anne Fannie said...

Hi Shirl
I zoomed right in on those vintage Valentine hankies! I love the use of them!
Happy Pink Saturday!
~Ann

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

Wonderful pictures, Shirl! Love the little sparkly angels! Happy Pink Saturday and have a nice weekend.

Blessings,
Sandi

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Oh, this is such a pretty post, Shirl. You always share such pretty things, and today is certainly no exception. Love this post!

Happy Pink Saturday...

XO,

Sheila :-)

Atelier de Charo said...

Your home is full of love.
Happy Pink Saturday!!!

GARAGE SALE GAL said...

Of course I noticed the Valentine hankies hanging sweetly on your shelf!!
You have a great collection of LUV treasures!
Warmly,
Deb :)

Bunny Rose Cottage said...

BEAUTIFUL Valentine post Shirl! Love all the deep reds, so festive!
Love ya,
Amy

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Hi Shirl,

Love all of your valentine pretties. I like to decorate for valentines day too. Happy PS!

Debbie

vickie said...

Happy Pink Saturday, Shirl. Everything looks so pretty, I love the floral arrangement, the hankies, the beautiful aqua sandwich plates and cups on your header! I see Angel has a sparkly cupid necklace and Molly a beautiful red bow. Looks like you all are ready for Valentine's for sure!

Terri Morse said...

Hi Shirl! Wow! I just couldn't stop smiling as I was reading through your post today. It was pink romantic heaven! Your daughter is a true beauty, and your son looks to be a fine, handsome young man. I said a prayer for him as I read that he was deploying for Afghanistan this month. My heart is with you. I read a bit further, and discovered we have something in common. I adore doing ribbon embroidery. Your pincushions are just lovely, and I wish I could give your son's cat a hug! He's so cute. I hope you have a good weekend. Cast all your cares on Him. I forgot to sign up for Pink Saturday but I posted anyway. If you're able, I'd love to have you stop by and pay a visit. You can find me at www.terrimorse.typepad.com

Lisa said...

WOW! I thought I decorated for Valentines!! You went all out! I love all the hankies!
Happy Pink Saturday!
Hugs, Lisa

Gracie Jewellery said...

Love your Pinks! Happy Pink Saturday.Please don't forget to visit me. It will be your only chance to enter my giveaway.
Nancy

Grace said...

Beautiful pictures I love the doll in the red dress the best! Happy Pink Saturday Grace

The Tablescaper said...

So many pretties: hankerchiefs, pillows, and are those crocheted tea pots?

- The Tablescaper

Connie said...

All that red looks very "valentine-y", my friend. In WA; doing fine; thinkin' of ya and the gals.
xoxo,
Connie

Elisa said...

Beautiful! Happy Pink Saturday - on Sunday ;)

WhineNRoses said...

First and formost Please thank your son from me and my family for his service to our country!!!
God bless him on his deployment!!!!!
And thank you for raising such a wonderful soldier!!!
Second- Beautiful arrangement from your daughter!!!
The valentines cards and decorations you have are very beautiful!!!!
Love,
Jenn~

MISS PEACH ~(^.^)~ said...

Oh my dearest Ms Shirl! How I have missed you!! It was a refreshing time spent CATching up with all of your wonderful Pink Saturdays and Blue Monday adventures in homedecor. I loved the autumn decor the best...it was glorious! I look forward to your Easter displays...
so glad you are doing well...and Angel and Molly and your son's ginger kitty!
Oh and guess what? Today we thought about you specially as we hung up the pink hearts you created for us....and then you came to visit us...those are heart strings we are attached with ....our two cottages.
Much adoring love...Misses Peach

Secondhandrose said...

Shirl, your mantle is gorgeous! I especially like your Nancy Ann doll. Did you make her outfit?
thanks for sharing all your displays.

karen