With Valentine's Day right around the corner, it's time to get into the mood for ... hearts.
Home décor in the shape of the most obvious symbol of Feb. 14 not only speaks to your stance on "amour," but also adds fun to the home year-round.
$3,670 at Hivemodern.com
These heart-shape lavender and lemongrass soaps can show a little love in the guest and master bathrooms. The soaps supply aromatherapy, helping to relax and refresh their users. $4 each at Aux Belles Choses, 3912 Magazine St.
Made of recycled materials, these heart-shaped nightlights are fun for adults and kids alike. Simply plug in and lovingly light the way to the bathroom or kitchen for a late-night glass of water. $25 at Unique Products, 2038 Magazine St.
Designed by local artist Denice Bizot, this pierced-metal sculptural heart is a stunning focal piece. The metal is pierced with a handheld plasma torch to create the appearance of woven lace. $48 at Rhino Contemporary Craft Co., 333 Canal St.
Sophisticated yet sweet, this 16-by-16-inch pillow features a bird, marriage certificate, the word ‘Amour’ and a red heart appliqué on an oatmeal-hued linen background. A small piece of twine connects the bird, heart and marriage certificate. $155 at The Porch @ Agora Galleries, 2240 Magazine St.
This vintage Murano glass heart-shaped candy dish swirls with red, white and blue tones. Perfect for sweets — conversation hearts or chocolates? — and more, it fits in any room. $95 at Neophobia, 2855 Magazine St.
Nancy Hirsch Lassen’s 36-by-36-inch abstract painting features a large, partially framed heart. The mix of pinks, reds, browns, blues, yellows and greens allows it to mesh with a variety of wall colors and styles. $1,800 at Interiors & Extras, 324 Metairie Road, Metairie, Interiorsandextras.com
Spell out your feelings, literally, with this graphic print on wood designed by Alexander ‘Sandro’ Girard. Girard created this panel, among other designs, in the 1970s for Herman Miller. $95 at Designpublic.com