Thoughtful Valentines Gift Ideas for Your Man

I’m currently curled up in my bed, cowering from the snow storm outside. We’re supposed to get 6-10 inches tonight. Blech. Oh February, you are the worst – with no end to winter in sight. At least you’ve got Valentine’s Day going for you. So, I’m thinking happy thoughts of pretty, bright pink and red things and wondering what I should do for My Man this year to celebrate.

I’ve done the traditional gifts – cologne, watch, boxers, love coupons and more and am running low on ideas. But for this Valentine’s Day I’d like to get something that is a little more thoughtful and a little less materialistic/commercial. Here are a few of my ideas. I’d love to hear yours!

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IW: 14 {Lovely} Free Valentines Printables

Hello lovelies and happy Inspiration Wednesday! Today I’ve rounded up some of my favorite Valentine’s Day printables. Hope you like them! Click the links below each one to go to the original download page.

Valentines subway art fun.

Cute gift idea for your man!

Gorgeous art piece.

Another fun subway art printable.

Gift tag + heart doily + bakers twine = utter cuteness.

Simple and sweet.

Treat bag topper printable – super easy gift idea.

Love the chalkboard art.

Fun little gift tags.

Pretty colors and stripes! I’m a sucker for stripes.

Pretty ombre colors. I’m liking that Love script piece.

The script in the background is Corinthians 13:4. (Love is patient, love is kind…)

Cute conversation heart art. Great idea!

A little something I made yesterday.

What are your favorite Valentine’s ideas?

IW: 10 Cheerful Valentine’s Day Mantels

Hi friends! Today I’ve got some pretty Valentine’s Day mantel inspiration for you to admire. I know Valentine’s day gets a bad rap from a lot of people, but I actually love Vday. And not just because I’m in loove and have someone to spoil me on that day (let’s face it, I’m spoiled everyday). But I love it because it is the bright, cheery holiday that gets me out of the winter doldrums. It’s an excuse to watch some goofy chick flick and have a fondue party. I love spending time around Valentine’s day with my girlfriends, because they actually appreciate all the pink, heart shaped stuff and enjoy watching those romance movies. So here are some pretty Valentine’s Day mantels to brighten your day!

I love the shades of grey used in this mantel. It makes it feel modern. That word art saying is pretty cute too.

I’m loving that chevron backdrop!

Whistful sigh. Love the mix of aqua and pink. Simple, but beautiful.

Those little mailboxes are cute.

Great pops of pink!

I like the tree branches with little hearts on them.

Patterned paper hearts dress up some twigs and a cute banner.

You don’t have to have a mantle, you just need some shelf space to decorate.

I like the use of white lanterns and doilies here. That saying on the rustic board is fun too.

Another aqua and pink mix with some burlap added in. Very pretty.

Hope these ideas cheered you up today! Have a wonderful week!