• it’s the shmaltziest, soppiest day of the year.

    This year The Captain and i have decided to forego gifts and write letters instead which we’ll give to each other later (he’ll kill me that i’m exposing him as a cootchy coo romantic). That doesn’t mean i haven’t had a look at all the love-ly things there are around – thankfully love is an all-year round emotion and hearts look good in many a format – plus you don’t need a Valentine to add some love into your life.

    Here are some things that make my heart go boom…

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    Liesel Trautmann porcelain does it for me in a big way

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    handwritten notes on hearty paper and cards make every occasion heartfelt. These are from Love Letters, one of my favourite local bespoke stationery producers.

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    my red Chloe Essery heart is my talisman and i wear it every single day. I have my eye on that Moroccan inspired pendant (middle pic) and hope she’s going to be at the Design Indaba Expo next week.

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    you probably know my feelings about these Le Creuset products…i wrote The Captain a love letter about the pink one last year (see here) and i am having a moment over the new Cassis cocotte, it’s tres beautiful no? Buy them here and have them delivered to your loved one’s (or your) door.

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    would love to have a hearty party purely so i could hang up this paper garland – pretty enough  to stay up all year long. I found it here.

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    the Love sticker from My Wall Tattoos was the first one i ever saw and i still love it a lot – so simple, strong and well meaning

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    and who’s to say you shouldn’t be making i-love-you-madly-badly-gladly cards every day of the year? I can’t for the life of me remember where i found the cards above but the fabulous stamp set is by one of my favourite favourite stationery and paper products producers

    Happy V Day peeps! V x

  • 2 Comments to “El.Oh. Vee.”

    1. Genevieve on

      gorgeous collection x

    2. Lisa on

      Love is def in the air after seeing all these goodies!!

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