Lovely Valentine Wreaths

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Wreaths are wonderful to use year round and at Christmas time. It is a sign of faith and of victory over life’s challenges. You can hang a wreath on the front door to welcome guests, on a cabinet, on a wall, or even on a wreath stand. A wreath adds to a room’s decor and is a lovely way to give a feeling of comfort and warmth.

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Most wreaths come in the shape of a circle, but today I’m displaying two heart shaped wreaths for Valentine’s Day. The shape of a circle signifies no beginning and no ending. It represents the eternal nature of God’s love and the circle of life. What better way to reflect Saint Valentine’s Day and God’s love for us, than through a heart shape? The heart shape also has no beginning and no ending.

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I chose to use Cardinals on my white wreath for a few reasons. Their red color is such a beautiful contrast to the white roses and adds an exceptional elegance to the design of the wreath.
Cardinals take a mate for life. Their relationships with their spouses are romantic and musical. The male and female sing duets, calling similar songs to each other. Native American folk lore says if you come across a Cardinal that attracts your attention and you’re single, there may be a romantic relationship in your near future. If you’re already in a relationship, you may experience renewed romance.
For Christians, Cardinal Red is the color symbolic of the Blood of Christ and the hope humanity gained from his resurrection. Cardinal is the name, as well as the color worn by Cardinals, the highest priests in the Roman Catholic Church. Red is worn on the day of Pentecost, as a sign to celebrate the birth of the Christian Church. Red is symbolic of steadfast faith.
What better way to symbolize Saint Valentine’s Day than with the use of these beautiful birds?
I continued to use the black check ribbon on the wreath. I wanted to keep the continuity in the kitchen the same with the other designs on my table and island.

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A red rose wreath hangs on a wreath stand in my family room. I purchased it from a favorite home decor store. I love that you can write a message above the wreath on the lovely framed chalk board.

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I love the versatility of the wreath stand. It allows you to hang your wreath anywhere in your home. Any empty corner or space needing to be filled, is easily decorated with the stand and a beautiful wreath of your choice.

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I embellished the wreath with some white twine hearts left over from my kitchen island display. The black check bow contrasts beautifully against the red roses and continues with my design theme from the kitchen.

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I hope you enjoyed my Lovely Valentine Wreaths post!
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35 thoughts on “Lovely Valentine Wreaths

  1. LuAnn, I am crushing on that wreath and it’s symbolism–just beautiful! You’ll have to do a tutorial on how to make a rose heart wreath. Have a great day.

    • Thanks Bobbi! I’m very happy you enjoyed my Valentine Wreaths. They were very easy to make. Silk roses were hot glued onto a heart shape grapevine wreath and then the wreaths were embellished. I hope you have a lovely week!
      LuAnn 😉

  2. I love making wreaths! The cardinal is our state bird – I’ve never thought to incorporate it into a wreath! And I love the valentine one too! Thanks for joining the Celebrate Southern Linkup with J and me! I’m pinning this! Cheers!

  3. Good morning pretty girl, thank you for visiting to share your lovely post, I love your china hutch, I wish now I would have chosen more of a country style when we purchased our furniture. Your Valentine wreath is beautiful!!!

    Happy Wednesday!!!
    Karren

  4. These wreaths are beautiful! (And I’m not really a wreath girl) I can almost smell them! Thank you for joining us on OMHGWW!

    Have a Wonderful Wednesday!
    Carol (Running Granny Green)

  5. Both of your wreaths are beautiful LuAnn. I love that chalkboard wreath stand too! Thank you for sharing it at What We Accomplished Wednesdays. Have a great week!
    Blessings, Deborah

  6. This red wreath is my favorite color! But both wreaths are perfect for Valentine’s Day! Thank you so much for sharing your post on Show Me Saturday!

    I am featuring BOTH your fabulous wreaths in a roundup tomorrow.

    Happy Valentine’s Day!
    ~ Ashley

    • Thank you Ashley for the feature…I can’t wait to see it! Thank you too for hosting your party it is greatly appreciated! I’m very happy you enjoyed my wreaths!
      Have a lovely weekend and a Happy Valentine’s Day!
      LuAnn 😉

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  8. That white wreath is gorgeous and is really speaking my name…I went all out with cardinals for Christmas in our living room decor and tree and black and white checks are a new love, too!

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