Valentine's Day is the perfect time to incorporate all five senses into your room decor.
Usually a room will appeal to the obvious two, sight and touch.
I'm bringing in the other three, in honor of those I love.
Rather than scatter Valentine decor throughout the house, I prefer to choose a spot, like the foyer, and make the most of it.
Hopefully, when you enter my house, your mood will be instantly uplifted by a sensory experience.
Click on this clip to see how music can change your mood.
We play a mix of Christian, instrumental and holiday music throughout our home year round. Many nights after the kids have gone to bed, Doc and I enjoy playing romantic music. It helps us to stop talking about life's stressful things and refocus on each other.
I always burn candles. A good, but not overpowering, fragrance will really envelop your guests and make them feel welcome. Candles also create a special ambiance by giving a warm soft glow.
As one of my bloggy friends, Sharon (Infactuated with Home and Gardens) says- candles are meant to be lit. Nothing worse than seeing a candle full of dust and a white wick.
Here are two of my favorite brands.
|Tyler Candle Company|
|Circle E Candle Company|
If the music and candles don't win over my bunch, I might serve up a little bit of this-
Posting to Valentine's Party at A Holiday Haven, Show and Tell Friday at My Romantic Home and Valentine's Day Songs at 5 Minutes Just for Me.
Follow up on my question of how to clean a chalkboard: The very kind and thoughtful Sami from My Texas Nest sent me a link. Seems Angeline at Country Kingdom has the answer. Gotta love blogging. Any answer you need is 2 blogs away. Thank you ladies!