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Valentine’s Day Tablescape

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Well, Hello February!! It has certainly started off very cold! We did have a nice warm weekend which was so refreshing. I'm sure it was just a big tease. LOL!

I am so excited to be joining the Vintage Inspired Blog Hop for Valentine's Day hosted by Follow the Yellow Brick Home

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If you are visiting from over at Marty's gorgeous home from A Stroll Thru Life then a big welcome! I truly adore Marty's home! She has such wonderful classic style. 

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I honestly don't decorate a whole lot for Valentine's Day. I did more when the kids were still home, but with both in college….I've slacked off. When Amber invited me to join the tour, I decided that I needed to join. I had so much fun decorating this table. Our youngest turned 20 on January 30 and we had a family dinner Friday night. I knew she'd love a special table for her birthday. 

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She absolutely loved the table for her birthday dinner. It's soft, girlie and romantic wihtout being overly fussy. Even my husband commented on how pretty it was. 

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If you've followed me for any length of time, then you know that I adore using grocery store flowers. Trader Joe's is my favorite, but it is not convenient. I went to my local grocery and someone had totally wiped out their florals!! I really didn't have time to go grocery store hopping. I took a leap of faith and headed to Hobby Lobby right down the road. 

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Yes, these blush roses are fake! News flash…….my daughter thought they were real! The came in a bouquet bunch. I bought 2 bunches. They were around $11.99 each and were 40% off of that! Resist the urge to just put the bunch in a vase. Cut each stem off with wire cutters. Arrange them in a way that you would a vase with highs and lows. I then tucked in a few pieces of faux eucalyptus. They are perfect in this vintage ironstone coffee pot. 

Also on OSH!  Christmas Decorating with Grocery Store Flowers

You'll notice that the 2nd bouquet, is cut much shorter and scattered about the vintage silver tray. 

The pretty gold LOVE and the gold hearts are also from Hobby Lobby. The gold hearts are floral picks that come in packages of 3.

DECORATING TIP: Be on the lookout at thrift stores and antique stores for ironstone, attractive pitchers and silver trays. They are so versatile in the home for vignettes.

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The sweet blush table runner was purchased last spring, but I never used it. So glad I remember that I had it! I know you'll see it again this spring. I played around with a few place settings, but ended up going simple with no pattern. This is our wedding china. I am so glad that I opted for classic white bone china with a gold rim. It goes with everything and is easily changed up with a patterned salad plate. 

The vintage comes in with my mothers crystal which is from 1963. The pale pink depression glass plate on top was my great grandmothers. I only have 6 of them and worked out perfectly here. 

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The place settings are now gone from our dinner, but the centerpiece remains. I am now inspired to have another dinner in here for the Valentine's Day holiday.

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I hope you've been inspired to decorate an area in your home for Valentine's Day. I'd love to hear how you celebrate and decorate for the sweet day!

Be sure to visit Let's Add Sprinkles for more ideas!! This is such a fun tour with so many different ideas for the home!

Also on OSH!  Ideas for Gift Wrap Storage

Check out all of the other fabulous vintage Valentine's Day ideas!

 

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33 Comments

  1. Thanks bunches! Valentine’s Day and spring are the perfect times for me to get away with using pinks!!! LOL!

  2. Carol, This hop was so much fun! Thanks so very much! Yes, I was really surprised with the faux roses. They have sure come a long way! It was a joy hopping with you and the girls!

  3. Thanks so much, Amber! I do look forward to using that blush runner this spring! Ashlyn loved her birthday dinner!

  4. Christy, your table is just gorgeous! You have such special vintage treasures belonging to your mom and great grandmother which makes your table so much more special. The pink color palette is so pretty and delicate. Your centerpiece is gorgeous! Tomorrow, I am heading to Hobby Lobby to buy some roses. I would have never known those roses were faux. It was so much fun to be on the hop with you! Happy Valentine’s Day!!!

  5. I love the blush colored runner with the ruffly edge! It’s so fun to set a pretty table when our girls appreciate it, isn’t it?My daughter’s a Feb. Bday, and I’ve always enjoyed adding some sweet V-day to her celebrations. Love how the artificial flowers have gotten so real-looking;)

  6. Your tablescape is so pretty with the soft pink and roses. Always love seeing that chandelier too. Such a pretty room.

  7. What a beautiful table you set for Ashlyn’s 20th birthday! I had no idea that your florals weren’t real until I read that they are faux from Hobby Lobby. The arrangement is beautiful and you’ll be able to enjoy it all month or longer. I love your pink ruffled table runner, your mom’s crystal, and your great-grandmother’s pink depression glass. I’ve always loved depression glass but never collected it. As always, I enjoyed visiting your pretty home.

  8. Christy your valentines day table is gorgeous!! I love blush pink so much and that runner is beautiful! I also loved the gold hearts that you displayed on the tray and in the floral arrangement! I’m sure your daughter was thrilled with her gorgeous birthday table!
    Im so glad be in this hop with you!

    Larissa

  9. This is absolutely stunning! Those roses look so real and I love your tips for arranging them. The china is so perfect for so many different tablescapes with it’s simple elegance. Your daughter is going to feel pampered and loved for sure!

    Thank you so much for joining this hop. Have a Happy Valentine’s Day!

  10. Hi Christy! So nice to “meet” you via this fun blog hop. I so enjoyed your post–especially loved your “flirty” pink table runner and that ironstone coffee pot you used for your centerpiece 🙂

  11. This is a lovely tablescape, Christy! I love the soft pink with the gold, and the black beading on the chandelier, too! It would be a special place to dine! I enjoyed doing the hop with you!

  12. Christy your table is beautiful! Happy Birthday to your youngest daughter. The faux roses are perfect and I love the runner and grandmas plates.
    hugs,
    Jann

  13. Christy, what a sweet mom to make this beautiful tablescape for your daughter’s birthday. I love the pink runner ~ happy that you remembered it. Using china that was in the family is such a special way to honor those before us. Using faux flowers has come back in style because the quality is so much better these day. I recently bought faux tulips at an antique mall. Happy to be on the hop with you.

  14. I love the special birthday you had for your daughter! The roses do look real! I love the depression glass from your mom, it’s on my wish list! And your runner is so perfect!!! All so pretty Christy!

  15. Your dining table is beautiful. I love all the vintage items you placed on it. I would love to sit at your table and enjoy the view. I had a great time hopping with you. Happy Valentine’s day!

  16. Christyyyyyy! I love your tablescape! I knew exactly who’s it was when I saw the picture. So elegant and festive at the same time. And how perfect for your daughters birthday. You are one sweet momma. btw, I thought the flowers were real too!. Glad to be hopping together again. Big Valentine hugs to you

  17. Christy, as always your dining room is gorgeous! I love the colors you chose and how you layered in so many family heirloom pieces too. It’s one of my favorite elements of your style. Hope you have a fun time celebrating Valentine’s Day this year – everything is really beautiful. Hugs, CoCo

  18. This is so pretty!! I love the centerpiece that you have created!! Simply beautiful!! And, your mother’s crystal is gorgeous!!!
    Hope you have a wonderful Monday!!!
    ~Emily

  19. Christy, your tablescape is lovely–I used the same colors for a tablescape I’m sharing at the end of the week. Great minds think alike… 😉 I especially love your ruffled runner! It makes my heart happy to be joining you on this hop! Blessings, Cecilia @My Thrift Store Addiction

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