Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Valentine's Day

I'm joining Susan @Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday. Be sure to visit her wonderful blog and see many other tablescapes.



It's February and we all know what that means.....Valentine's Day! So in honor of the "Love Day" I put together this red & white tablescape in my kitchen.

The only thing that is new is the centerpiece heart box and the napkins. I had all the other dishes, chargers, etc.



White plates are Jaclyn Smith collection.

Polka Dot plates from HG.
You have to have something chocolate on Valentine's Day. I added the chocolate hearts on the plates.


Cute heart napkins from Home Goods this year.

Napkin rings from Old Time Pottery.





Heart Shape plate from HG.





I found this heart shape container at HG a couple of weeks ago. I knew it would go perfect with the polka dot plates.





It has a little heart knob on the lid.






I filled it with Valentine Chinese cookies. I bet you didn't know they had such things. (smile)


It took a few tries to master them but then they were easy.

Just type the message you want to slip inside and print them out.









I love these beaded coasters that Ceekay @Thinkin' of Home sent me from AZ.


Thanks so much for taking the time to visit. I appreciate all of you!
Have a great week and if you're in the states that got the latest storm...stay safe and warm!

64 comments:

Annie Joy said...

Your table is beautiful! I love how you use your valentine accent pieces with other dishes you have -- shows us that everything doesn't have to be Valentine to get the overall impression. Thank you for the inspiration! Annie

Jayna Rae said...

This is super cute! Good work. Oh yes, and I love the fortune cookies.

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

I want that heart box! It is perfect with the polka dots!! and the cute Chinese word cookies...cute!!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Your tablescape is stunning. You have such gorgeous dishes and accessories. Beautifully done. Hugs, Marty

Pam - diy Design Fanatic said...

Your table is so cute! I love the heart box centerpiece!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

What a fun table! Gotta love the polka dots and hearts-enjoy:@)

Shelia said...

Hi Rose! Oh, what a beautiful table! Perfect for Valentines day! :) Love all of your dishes!
Thanks for popping in to see me.
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Dining Delight said...

I love everything about this tablescape! All your pieces go so well together and look very Valentine-ish! Your plates, chargers, mugs and centerpiece are superb! Love those beaded coasters from Ceekay! I'd love to sit down at this table and see what my fortune is - great cookies!

DD

Jennifer said...

Absolutely love it all - and so many great ideas...you (finally) got my inspiration wheels turning:) Don't you just love the cute ideas at HG??? and LOVE those fortune cookies!! Thanks for sharing:)

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

What an absolutely darling table. It is so happy and festive. I love your heart shaped dishes. Thank you for swinging by to see the rooster tablescape. hugs ~lynne~

Marlis said...

love it all!!! fortune cookies, the heart plates, the heart box.. oh my that sent my heart a flutter. I love your table. it's absolutely perfect!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Oh, your table! It is as cute as can be. You just really socked it out of the ballpark with this tablescape! Cute! Cute! Cute! Don't you love Home Goods? I was in there last night getting into trouble. ;-)

Thanks so much for dropping by to visit. I wouldn't have missed this for anything! Great job!

XO,

Sheila :-)

D said...

Very cute table. I love the napkins and the polka dots!
D

The Decorative Dreamer said...

Your valentines table scape is just adorable! I love the red and white, especially that lidded heart container. I also love, love, love, the red and white polka dot plates and cups. Those beaded heart coasters are great too! I am so glad you found me again, it's nice to hear from you again!

Tricia@The Dull and the Dutiful said...

What an absolutely adorable table! I love the red and white, of course, but the polka dots and the darling candy box in the centerpiece take it beyond cute!

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

I love all your red and white! Those Japanese Valentine cookies are too cute! How did you make them??

Katherine

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady. Your tablescapes for Valentines Day is just lovely, with your Beautiful Dishes!!! I love the fortune cookies just for fun !!! I hope you and your lovely family have a nice evening ~~~ and a Great Valentine's Day !!! sweet lady.
Diane

Kristens Creations said...

What a beautiful tablescape!! Love the little paper fortune cookies you made...how clever! Everything works so well together!

Thanks for the get well wishes...Chase is better and hopefully going to school tomorrow. My cold is a little worse, but hoping for a better tomorrow. Take care, Kristen

Entertaining Women said...

When I was 9 years old, I took my first ceramics class. Your wonderful heart box made me remember that the first piece that I ever made was a heart shape box and a heart shape handle...with a heart shape knob. Of course, mine was blue and white. I still have it...I think that I'll bring it out for Valentines. Thank you for sharing your charming design...and sparking my memory. Cherry Kay

debbies said...

WOW this is beautiful! I love the fortune cookies and might try to make a few today!

Happy@Home said...

What a happy, heart-filled tablescape you have created. Love the polka dots mixed in too. The Chinese Valentine cookies are adorable. What a cute idea.
Have a wonderful weekend.

Celestina Marie Designs said...

Hey Girlfriend,
I just love your table. The centerpiece heart box is adorable and the chinese cookies inside are the perfect touch.
You are the master of tablescapes and you found everything to coordinate so nicely. What an inviting table. I'll be right over. Love the beaded coasters that Ceekay sent you.

I also enjoyed catching up on past posts too. The snowmen are adorable and the PD recipe looks so yummy.

We are really trying to stay warm here. Rolling blackouts all around us and today a fresh snowfall on top the ice. We need it to warm some to melt. With the Superbowl here on Sunday, they predict a wintry snow again. What is going on? Very unusual for us.

Thanks for stopping by. I love the new chair too. Now we are working on the kitchen, but things are at a standstill till we can go view the granite. It is outside and closed for bad weather.

Have a wonderful weekend.
Hugs and blessings, Celestina Marie

Marigene said...

This is one of the prettiest Valentine's table I have seen this year...beautiful!

Melissa Miller said...

The little heart box is precious! It all looks perfectly adorable. I just adore this lovely holiday. :)

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

I love this table so much!
The red and white polka dot is just the perfect look!
And the centerpiece is just fabulous too, great job on a charming table!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Your table is gorgeous! So romantic and cheerful. Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving such a nice comment on my blog.

Jocelyn
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

Amy Kinser said...

Your table looks so pretty and so festive. You do wonderful with all of the details!

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