Monday, February 2, 2015

Valentine's Table in Red & White

LOVE.  It's something to celebrate.  February is definitely the month to do that and I'm so glad its here!

With that in mind, I created a red and white Valentine's tablescape to share with you.
I started with a trio of faux florals as a centerpiece.
I rounded up all the red & white faux florals and heart picks that I had and tucked them in these lacy pots I got a few years back. (Ikea)
They were each placed on a large square white plate surrounded by strings of pearl beads.
Two silver candlestick holders were added in between the arrangements.

Lace trimmed red plates were topped with paper doily name tags as placecards.
I used my white birdie napkin rings.
Simple wine glasses for stemware.
Individual candle holders were set at each place setting. Three of this kind...
...and three of these red ones.
Little red hearts were hung from the chandelier.
A white tablecloth is topped with red runners laying criss-cross across the table.
The view towards the living room. 
The snow banks outside the window make for a cozy setting inside.
What are your plans to celebrate LOVE on Valentine's Day?
Thanks for visiting!
If you'd like to see these same basic elements in a St. Patrick's Day tablescape, click here.
I'll be linking this post to these fantastic blog parties:
Amaze Me Monday at Dwellings
Show & Share at Coastal Charm
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Inspire Me Tuesdays at A Stroll Thru Life
The Scoop at Stone Gable
Tweak it Tuesday at Cozy Little House
Be My Valentine at Let's Add Sprinkles
Return to Loveliness at A Delightsome Life
Talented Tuesdays at Home Remedies
Tuesdays at Our Home at Our Home Away From Home
Wow Us Wednesdays at Savvy Southern Style
What's It Wednesdays at Ivy & Elephants
What We Accomplished Wednesday at Green Willow Pond
Winter Blues Wednesday at DIY by Design
Creative Ways at Posed Perfection
Grace at Home at Imparting Grace
Tablescape Thursdays at Between Naps on the Porch
Foodie Friday & Everything Else at Rattlebridge Farm
Inspiration Gallery at Craftberry Bush
Show & Tell Fridays at My Romantic Home
Feathered Nest Fridays at French Country Cottage
Saturday Sparks at Pieced Pastimes
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Weekend Retreat at AKA Design +Life
Sunday Showcase at Under the Table and Dreaming


  1. This is beautiful! I've always enjoyed seeing your tablescapes over the years! Thank you for sharing your creativity!

  2. Beautiful, simply beautiful Lori. You have done it again, you have proved my theory that you are the most talented lady in blogland. The balance of red to white is about perfect, your eyes travel happily across this tablescape enjoying every inch of it's beauty. Not overdone at all, and not extravagant either - just simply beautiful!

    I just used my lacy white pots yesterday for the miniature daffodils that I am forcing, they are up about four inches high. I may have to find another home for the daffodils and "borrow" your idea for Valentine's Day. I usually use primrose for the V-Day table, I buy them at Home Depot for 99 cents each, but this year they look terrible at my HD store.

    I will get into my faux flower stash and see what I can come up with. Thanks again for the wonderful inspiration..... Candy

  3. Lori, I love this table. Where did you get the lacy pots? Those are perfect for the table and using them with the lace plates. Such a romantic table. Another fabulous table done by you. Have a wonderful day!

  4. Beautifully done, the perfect setting for a valentines meal. Hugs!

  5. It is so pretty with the snow outside. I adore those pots from Ikea. I thought I got mine around Valentine's Day. Thanks for linking up to my party. I'm a new follower. I love your tablescape!

  6. Such a pretty table. Love the small lacy pots. Such vibrant color is perfect for Valentines.

  7. So your attention to detail. The scene outside your window is beautiful!

  8. Very fun!

    - Ama, The Tablescaper

  9. I have admired the ikea plates and vases for a few years, but I can't have it all.
    However, I have never before seen the red plates with white trim. Can you tell me the manufacturer and pattern name?

  10. Hello Lori, I love all the beautiful detail in your Valentine tablescape - I will be featuring your post in this week's A Return to Loveliness,

  11. Lori, this is so pretty. I love those lacy flower pots, and the pearls are such a nice touch. I also like the way you laid the runners to serve as place mats. The doilies make the perfect place cards. Thank you for linking this to my party.

  12. Your tablescape is so pretty. Love those lacy pot! Thank you for sharing it at What We Accomplished Wednesdays. Have a great week!
    Blessings, Deborah

  13. Such a beautiul and special tablescape! I love the addition of the birds andpearls! Nice touch! Thanks for sharing!


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