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13 ways to romanticize your home

Valentine's Day is the perfect excuse to bring romantic touches to your home.

13 ways to romanticize your home

Flowering branches make a stunning display and last a long time.
Flowering branches make a stunning display and last a long time. Photos by Michael J. Lee Photography

Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to bring romantic touches to your home.

Laura Gaskill, Houzz bloggers, put together a list of 13 easy ways to romanticize your home. “Display a treasured photo, pick up a lost art or try a DIY project — whether you want to romance someone special or show yourself a little extra love, these 13 ideas are great ways to get started,” Gaskill writes.

Add a touch of color and life to a room with flowering branches. Not only do they make a statement, but they also last longer than flowers.

Buy a small chalkboard and leave little love notes or affirmations around the house.

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Artistically inclined? Gaskill recommends picking up a prepared canvas and unleashing your inner Van Gogh. “A simple repeated phrase, like the "I love you" shown here, would work well as a DIY project,” she writes.

Click here to view Gaskill’s complete list.

Photo credits (in order that they appear): Photo by Michael J. Lee Photography, Lux Decor's Sun Ah Brock and Marina Gianotti (Photographed by Angela Auclair Photography), Kristin Peake Interiors, LLC

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