We have been very busy over the Valentine weekend. Hubby and I drove 650 miles to visit our unmarried children over the 3 day weekend.
Such a good time we have had seeing family, visiting, hugging, and kissing and celebrating our love for each other over Valentine's Day. We were able to attend our son's Choir class. He is a part of the BYU audition Men's Choir. I thought I had died and gone to Choir Heaven!!! I just listened and cried, they sound so beautiful!!!
Before coming, I was so busy with organizing and trying to get the strap made and attached to my neckpurse from Pat, that I didn't decorate or do a lot for Valentine's Day at our home. But, I started noticing the hearts all around our home that are part of our everyday decor. As you know, I love hearts! And so I decided to share with you some of the hearts you may or may not have seen in our home.
Do you remember the late 80's when the white washed County style was in? Well, country style I could make, but I always wanted to decorate with a more detailed look than that. So, I designed this shelf and purchased the wood, and my sweet hubby was kind enough to make it for me! Isn't it still beautiful after all these years? This is on the wall in our main floor bathroom. I still love to change the items on the shelf for the different seasons. I also have a heart shelf that matches it, but it isn't up anywhere right now.
A lace brooch I made in the late 90's with a metal heart charm, French wired ribbon roses, leaves made from fabric, and a few beads in the pink ribbon flowers.
This heart key charm I have had for years and it's having on the same chatelaine as the brooch. My Mother made the chatelaine, it has pockets on each end, for thread spools and anything else that I may need to have at hand while embroidering or mending, and to hold a pair of scissors. One end also has a little pin cushion attached where I can put my needles and pins that I am using at the time.
Heart frame with pictures of Hubby and I, we had these taken on our honeymoon in San Fransico. The picture behind is Hubby's Mother at about 5 years of age. Daughter*3, who is named after her, looked just like her, only with blonde hair, at this same age. That picture will belong to our daughter eventually.
This Mountain Dulcimer was made for us by Hubby's Father. He made one for each family in the family. He did amazing woodwork and made many wonderful things for the families. We are all musical, so we love using it when we all get out our instruments. And it hangs on the wall in our "Quiet Room" where we also have the piano and all the other instruments.
This small gorgeous wall quilt was made for me by Sister*3. It hangs in our guest room. She even picked the same fabric, but in a different color, as my Mother did for the chatelaine. I love and adore this quilt!
Thanks for looking at my hearts, these are really just a few of the hearts around our home. Of course the one I love best in my Hubby's Heart... Speaking of time passing so swiftly... we just celebrated our 34th wedding anniversary!
He is kind, patient, forgetful, silly, fun, calming, encouraging and sees the positive in life. Sometimes he gets mad, but only when I've had it a long time coming! I am so grateful for him and love him so much, even if he acts like a little boy or a "pill" sometimes!
Thanks for all your warm Bloggy hearts!
One more heart and a sneak preview of my next post! I have had this lace heart filled with dried roses for 25 years... I love it! It sits right here on top of the beautiful cedar chest Hubby made for me for Christmas, when we were engaged! It's in our bedroom, and the heart sits right on the top.