Valentine ADVENT Tree

I made this VALENTINE ADVENT Tree for my kids yesterday. There are “14” heart boxes on the tree tied with ribbon. At the end of Jan. I will fill them each with 3 different v-day treats and some with sweet love notes to my kiddos. They all will get to count down the “14” days until love day by removing a box off the tree and seeing whats inside for each of them.  Believe it or not my 9 year old sons two favorite holiday’s are Christmas and Valentines. I asked him why V-day? he said “because everyone is in love and you get alot of Valentines!” LOVE THAT BOY! for now the tree sits pretty on my table.

P.S. I think I may be over doing it here on CraftOManiac with the V-DAY Crafts I won’t show any until mid-next week… HA!

So I got the little heart “favor” boxes in the wedding section at Roberts Crafts. So I had this idea last year, but never got around to it, so I have been super anxious to do it this year. The favor boxes come with 24 for $9.99 and then I used my 40% off coupon. I grabbed one extra roll of ribbon and the rest of the stuff I had at home. The tree is some old branches I tore off of an old dead tree in the desert. RECYCLE! HA!

and here are the boxes made with tied ribbon. I am adding this new teal like blue to my decor this year, and I am loving it.

 even though the tree looked cute with the treat boxes, it needed more. So I cut out different size hearts from my Cricut using the “Platinum Schoolbook” cartridge. I hammered holes in each one to thread ribbon through to tie in knots and hang on the tree.


THEN I spaced out the hanging goodies and placed them and re-moved and re-placed them and had fun decorating it!

I wanted you all to see it next to my Heart Topiary’s. I still think I will put the Topiary’s on my entry table. I need to break up the blue throughout the house.

THANKS SO MUCH FOR STOPPING BY. You all keep warm, we got snow and that is unusual where I am at. XO
I am linking up with A Glimpse Inside for Catch a Glimpse HERE Show and Tell Friday at My Romantic Home HERE and BoogieBoard Cottage for Master Piece Monday HERE.


  1. Cute lil tree I love the idea.

  2. I love this idea! I am going to “steal” that idea and make one for my little girl! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Oh my goodness. Your house is all sorts of cute. I haven’t even gotten my Christmas decorations down. Oi. 🙂

  4. Cute, cute, cute!

  5. That’s so cute! I bet they love it! Thanks for linking it up Jen! Happy New Year!

  6. I love your tree and everything about your cute things! Thanks for sharing..really inspiring :o) Super cute!

  7. Very cute! I’m just taking down Christmas stuff today and was looking at my advent calendar thinking how I’d like to make it into a V-day countdown calendar! So fun to see I’m not the only one! I just sort of skip right over New Years. ha!

    First time I’ve seen your blog. Very cute! Coming from Glimpse Inside party and just became a follower.



  8. I started buying Valentine art supplies today. You are inspiring me each day with a new craft. Have a great day! La

  9.' In the grand scheme of things says:

    I love that tree! Looks amazing! I love to decorate with tree limbs, at Christmas I put some in a tall glass milk pitcher and hung glass icicles from them. I love your blog!

  10. I love valntines day this is out of control and right up my alley! So glad to find someone else with a craft disorder!
    Hee Hee

  11. I love this look. So neat, I am so looking forward to making items like this once I have some kids around.

    What really also caught my idea was the hutch in the background…super adorable. Where did you get your hands on those heart shaped containers, I really like the clean-cuttness(I know not a real word) of them along with the colors.

    Have a great new year!

  12. This tree is so adorable! What a great idea. Also congratulations on the upcoming one year anniversary of your blog. That’s awesome!

  13. That’s way cute! Love your idea!

  14. Darling Darling Darling!! It’s so cute and Festive!!

  15. Uau, I love it! Happy New Year for you and your family!

    Warm hugs from Brasil

  16.' Boogieboard Cottage says:

    Hi, I found your blog at My Romatic Home. I love your Valentines advent tree, too cute! I would like to invite you to post this over at my new link party, Masterpiece Monday, at my blog, Boogieboard Cottage. The link is already up. I hope you can join the party!

    Happy New Year,

  17. Great idea!!! And I love how you added blue to your Valentine decor. I may have to give that a try as well this year. Still haven’t decided which direction I’m going for Valentine’s Day. Heck, my Christmas decor is still up.

  18. What a great idea! You have inspired me to head to the storage building to pull out my Valentines decor!

  19.' Boogieboard Cottage says:

    Thank you for participating in the very first Masterpiece Monday! I hope you’ll come back again, it was fun having you share! Take care, Mary

  20. I also linked up to CWTS. 🙂 I have that fabric… it’s super cute in your tablescape! Darling idea!

  21. This is such an adorable idea! My kids would love it! Thank you for stopping by and leaving a comment, it means so much! I’m a follower of yours, I enjoy your weekly creations!

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