Valentine’s Day Looks

Valentine's Day LooksValentine’s day is quickly approaching and frankly, I think it’s an adorable holiday. Looking past the mushy love behind the holiday I think it’s a fun one to dress up for! Too old to dress up for holiday’s, fine, how about some simple ideas just to spice up your wardrobe for the afternoon?

Screen Shot 2016-02-03 at 10.26.03 AMPainting a heart on your nails:

*After a few trail runs I found this to be the easiest way!

Start off with two different colors, I happen to have my nails already French manicured so I just did a very light pink base for the bottom color. Make sure your bottom coat is nice and dry prior to trying to paint on the heart. Find a darker color (I did a bright pink!) and dip a tooth pick into the color (you can also use a push pin or a needle if you find it easier). Slowly draw a small heart onto your nail and filling in the middle as you go. Once the heart is nice and dry apply a top coat to give it a nice shine!

Heart hair accessories:

This can be done super simple or glam it up a bit for fun. Try taking some felt from your local craft store, simply cut two hearts (try a pink felt and a red felt!) and attach them with some hot glue to a headband or some barrettes. Try an offset look to sit just above the ear. Jazz them up a bit by finding some rhinestones to decorate them with! Our favorite combination was 3 small hearts, 1 red, 1 pink and 1 white. We then covered the white felt heart completely in rhinestones and just left the pink and red alone. It was an adorable look! If you want something a bit more dramatic try covering all 3 hearts in rhinestones or go for a full headband of small rhinestone hearts! Crochet is another easy craft project, try crocheting a few small hearts and using bobby pins to attach them to the top of a pony tail or bun! They wouldn’t take more than a few minutes to whip up and it adds a very natural feel to your accessories!

Clothing ideas:

If you’re going for something that isn’t so obvious try spicing up your outfit with a bit of red and pink for the day! Add a fun bright red scarf or perhaps some bold lip choices if you’re brave enough. You can even go with a cute pair of heart earrings or a simple heart necklace just to feel festive enough for only you to know! Try a fun pair of valentine’s day socks just to keep the trend up!

  1. Robin Rue (@massholemommy) says

    Those headbands are super cute. Perfect for any little girl 🙂

  2. Heather Johnson says

    Those headbands are absolutely adorable. I will probably wear red on Valentine’s Day because I usually wear red anyway!

  3. Chelley @ A is For Adelaide says

    I love the idea of painting a heart on nails! I think I may do that with my girls and myself!

  4. Michele says

    Although I don’t think I would attempt to paint hearts on my own nails (heck I can barely get just ne color on them without messing up)-I would love for someone else to do it for me.

  5. Alicia says

    We love Valentine’s Day here. I can’t wait to do something fun with our kids for it. This looks great!

  6. Toughcookiemommy says

    I really love those Be Mine headbands. My cousin’s daughter would look beautiful in them for Valentine’s Day.

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