If you're like me, you enjoy decorating for all the little holidays. . . but you don't want to spend much money on decorating for all the little holidays. Unless you have a membership in the Holiday of the Month club, you need to pull together some fun decorations from what you have on hand plus a few embellishments. Here's one of my Valentine's favorites. I know you've seen this kind of thing, but I'll show you how I do it.
Grab a glass hurricane. Don't have any? Dollar Tree does.
TIP: Put a plastic cup or jar upside down in the bottom of the hurricane. This takes up some space so that you don't need as many of these:
Now pour those candy conversation hearts into the hurricane, covering the plastic cup.
Put a candle on top, and you're done! Don't have any candles in Valentine's colors? Me, either. But I did have these:
TIP: Attach some ribbon (or fabric scraps, or printed paper) to your candle with double-sided tape and
Now I need to stop by the dollar store for a couple more bags of conversation hearts so that I can make another one of these. Even with the plastic cup space-filler, this hurricane took two bags. Well, it took most of two bags. I removed these three to send a message to my far-away friends:
Do you decorate for the little holidays? Got any great ideas? Please share!