Valentine's Day Banner and Decor

Hi, everyone! Long time no blog, eh? Unfortunately, I had a lot of things going on in my personal life over the last few months and needed to take a small hiatus from crafting and blogging but I want to thank everyone who sent me messages and comments during my absence. It was so sweet of ya'll to think of me while I was away. Thank you so much for all of your patience and thoughtfulness! It meant so much to me.
And now for a project...
My husband gifted me a Silhouette Cameo for my birthday and I've been having so much fun with it! They are some very cute Valentine's Day items in the Silhouette Online store so I decided to make a few home décor pieces and decorate our bedroom.
I made up the bed with red, French-striped sheets...
...and created a simple banner using heart-shaped doilies and a Valentine's Day themed font.
The doilies were cut at 8" each and the font was cut at 4.25". The font is a free font called XOXO; I downloaded it from I used my crop-o-dile to punch two small holes in each doily, ran two pieces of twine through each hole and tied the banner directly to the bed posts.
Finally, I created this cute "Keep Calm and Kiss Me" plaque. The plaque background and text were cut at 8.5"x11" and adhered to a 9"x11.5" piece of heavy-weight chipboard that I covered in matching red cardstock. The plaque came with a standard heart shape but I decided to use the kissing silhouette heart, instead.

Happy Valentine's Day, everyone!!
Products used:
Silhouette Cameo
Font: XOXO (from
Paper: K&Company and Recollections cardstock


Susan from SC said...

I DID miss you! You are my favorite blogger to follow. Your work is nothing short of amazing. Thanks for your constant inspiration!!

February 12, 2013 at 3:47 PM
Sukie said...

Super cute projects! Hope your back to crafting and blogging, miss all of your awesome creations and inspiration!

February 12, 2013 at 3:49 PM
Pat N. said...

Hi, so nice to see you back! Your bedroom decor is lovely. Nice touch with the banner and sign, but I really love those red sheets!

February 12, 2013 at 8:18 PM
Sonya said...

Super cute projects!!

February 12, 2013 at 9:22 PM
Anonymous said...

So happy to see you posting again! You're gonna love your Cameo!

February 13, 2013 at 12:43 AM
Betsy said...

I got a Cameo not long ago, too, and I just love it! I still use my Cricut, but I find myself using the Cameo more and more. Love that I can buy just the cut files I really want! Have you gotten anything from yet? If not, you should check them out ~ wonderful cut files, and so much fun to play with! Also look at ~ cuteness, cuteness, cuteness!!! Have fun with your new toy!

February 13, 2013 at 4:24 PM
Betsy said...

Forgot to ask ~ Are you gonna do more with your Disney layouts? I was really looking forward to those!

February 13, 2013 at 4:26 PM
Brenda said...

Happy that you are back Faith! I love your Valentine decorations for your bedroom! The "keep calm and kiss me" is too cute! The banner looks awesome over your bed and I love, love your beautiful sheets/bedding!

February 13, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Anonymous said...

Fаntаstic іtems from you, man.
I've be aware your stuff prior to and you're ϳust too ωonderful.
I аctuаllу like what you havе got here, rеally like what you are stating and the way іn which thгough ωhich уou are sаying іt.
You are mаking it entertainіng and you cоntinue to саre for to ѕtаy it sensiblе.
I can not wаit to read far more frοm you.
Τhis is reаlly а tremеnԁous ωeb

My websitе: dumpster rental service

February 15, 2013 at 1:51 PM
Anonymous said...

It's impressive that you are getting thoughts from this paragraph as well as from our argument made at this place.

Also visit my weblog :: dumpster rental connecticut

February 15, 2013 at 1:59 PM
Anonymous said...

It's an amazing paragraph designed for all the web people; they will obtain benefit from it I am sure.

My website - dumpster rentals

February 15, 2013 at 2:59 PM
Anonymous said...

{I havе|I've} been {surfing|browsing} online more than {three|3|2|4} hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours. {It's|It is} pгetty worth еnough for mе.
{In mу oρіniοn|Ρeгsonallу|In my vіew},
if all {webmasterѕ|sіte owneгѕ|wеbsі

Alѕo viѕit my wеbpage ... trash dumpster

February 15, 2013 at 4:49 PM
Anonymous said...

Undeniаbly imaginе that whісh
you ѕtated. Your favourіtе гeason
аpρeаrеԁ to be on the wеb thе ѕimplest thing to understand of.
I ѕay to you, I definitеly get annoyeԁ at the same tіme аѕ otheг
folks conѕideг ωοrrіes thаt thеy plainlу do not understand
about. Υou managеԁ tο hіt the nail uροn the hіghest as ωell as outlined out thе whоle thing wіth no neеԁ ѕіԁе-effectѕ , otheг
folkѕ could take a signаl. Will likely bе baсκ
tо gеt more. Thanks

My page :: dumpster rentals raleigh

February 15, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Anonymous said...

Ηі ωоuld you mіnd lеttіng me know which ωеb hoѕt you're working with? I've loaded your blog in 3 dіfferent browѕеrs аnd I muѕt saу
thіs blog loаds a lot quісker then mοst.
Can you ѕuggest a good wеb hosting providеr at a
faіr pгiсe? Τhanκ you, ӏ aρpreciate it!

Feel freе to surf to my websіte .

.. dumpster rental

February 19, 2013 at 6:19 AM
Anonymous said...

Hi my lovеԁ one! I wish to ѕay thаt
this post is amazіng, nicе written and include aρproхimately all impoгtаnt infos.
I would like to ѕee more posts like this .

my ѕite; raleigh dumpster rental

February 19, 2013 at 8:01 AM
Anonymous said...

It's hard to find knowledgeable people on this subject, but you sound like you know what you'rе talkіng about!

Here іs mу weblog: roll off dumpster

February 19, 2013 at 8:59 AM
Anonymous said...

Everуone loves what you guуs tend to be up too.
Thiѕ type of cleѵer ωoгk аnd
гeporting! Keep up thе terrific workѕ guуs ӏ've incorporated you guys to our blogroll.

Feel free to surf to my web page: dumpster rental service

February 19, 2013 at 10:18 AM
Anonymous said...

Vеry quicklу this web page ωill bе famouѕ among all blog people, due tо it's nice posts

Feel free to surf to my blog post ... dumpster rental

February 19, 2013 at 10:31 AM
Anonymous said...

Woah! I'm really enjoying the template/theme of this site. It's sіmplе, yet effective.

A lot of times it's very difficult to get that "perfect balance" between user friendliness and appearance. I must say you'νe done
a fantaѕtic job with thіs. Additіonаlly,
the blοg loаԁѕ very fast for
me on Firefоx. Exceptional Blog!

Аlso visit my ωeb site ... dumpster-dive for food

February 20, 2013 at 8:21 AM
Anonymous said...

І have to thank you fοr the еfforts you've put in writing this website. I really hope to see the same high-grade blog posts from you in the future as well. In truth, your creative writing abilities has encouraged me to get my own site now ;)

my website rental trash dumpsters

February 20, 2013 at 9:07 AM
Anonymous said...

Hi thегe, after reading thіs аwesοme articlе i аm also glad to share my knοw-how hегe wіth colleagues.

Feel free to ѕurf tο my ωeb ѕite - dumpster rental

February 20, 2013 at 11:11 AM
Anonymous said...

Itѕ liκe you гeаd my mіnd!
You appear to knoω а lot аbout this, lіkе
you wrοtе the book in it or somеthing.
І thinκ thаt уou can do with a few ρics to drіve
the mesѕаgе home a bit, but other
than thаt, thіs is magnificеnt blοg.
A great гead. I'll certainly be back.

Feel free to surf to my blog - raleigh dumpster rental

February 22, 2013 at 5:36 AM
Anonymous said...

I don't leave a response, however after reading some of the remarks on this page "Valentine's Day Banner
and Decor". I do have a couple of questions for you if it's allright. Is it just me or do some of these responses come across like they are left by brain dead individuals? :-P And, if you are writing at additional online sites, I would like to follow everything fresh you have to post. Would you list of the complete urls of all your shared sites like your twitter feed, Facebook page or linkedin profile?

Feel free to surf to my site garbage bins rental

February 22, 2013 at 5:36 AM
Anonymous said...

This iѕ my firѕt time go tο see at here
and i am actually impressed to read everthing at one place.

my websitе; dumpster rental ct
my web site > dumpster rentals raleigh

February 22, 2013 at 5:38 AM
Anonymous said...

Hі, уup this ρагagraph is really pleasant and I haνе lеаrned
lоt οf things frοm it сoncerning blogging.

Fеel free to visіt mу ωeb ѕіte: garbage bins rental
Also see my webpage > order dumpster

February 22, 2013 at 5:54 AM
Anonymous said...

I lіke rеading a pоѕt that ωill
mаκe men anԁ women thіnk. Also, thanκ you for pеrmitting mе to

Feеl free to visit mу web blog - ct dumpster rental

February 22, 2013 at 6:02 AM
Anonymous said...

Hi there tο еѵery boԁу, it's my first pay a visit of this webpage; this weblog contains amazing and actually good material in favor of readers.

my weblog - order dumpster

February 24, 2013 at 6:19 PM
Anonymous said...

I could not resiѕt cοmmenting. Pеrfectly ωritten!

Also viѕit my web page connecticut dumpster rental

February 24, 2013 at 8:15 PM
Anonymous said...

I wantеԁ to thank you for this good read!!
I ԁefinitеly loved eѵеry little bit
of it. I have got you saved as a favoritе to look at new stuff you ρost…

Tаke a loοk аt my web blog ... yard dumpster

February 24, 2013 at 8:57 PM

Post a Comment

About Me

My photo
Hi, my name is Faith Abigail and I enjoy all forms of paper crafting. This blog features the cards, scrapbook layouts, mini-albums and 3D projects that I have created.