Sunday, February 18, 2018


I am still enjoying a few little things from Valentine's Day I leave out to enjoy in February. I keep some of my favorite things in little storage boxes that are as pretty as what's stored inside. This one is a little box with a handle, like an overnight bag. It has a pretty peacock on the outside and the interior is a pretty script.

A pretty wicker tray is used to make a vignette for the kitchen island.

I keep all my valentines cards and hearts from the past. I use them for displaying on plates and trays throughout the house. Favorite vases hold pretty roses for Valentine's Day.

A little Quimper dish that holds my ring 

"Life without memories is like a spring without roses"

Quimper heart from my Quimper, France visit

A favorite Quimper pattern, "Ajonc"
decorated with Heather and Gorse,
decorate a favorite plate and flower pot 

The blush roses look so pretty in this Quimper vase

Love displaying favorite cards on plates and trays throughout the house

Sweet treats are kept in a favorite cake plate and dome. Always good with coffee to serve when you hear an unexpected knock at the door

And of course The French Hutch gets a touch of sweetness

Two heart plates given to me years ago by my mother in law when she and my father in law came for a visit

Pretty soapstone hearts make such a pretty display in this container

I will keep these pretties out until the end of the month, just to sweet to put away just yet. It has been a very cold winter for us this year so spring will absolutely start to bloom inside, soon!
Tell me, do you leave a few favorite things out from Valentine's Day, or, are you in a rush to put everything away? I would love to know!

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018


To celebrate Valentine's Day
I set a table with love 

Using chubby cheeked cherubs

and pretty pink azaleas

Simple Everyday China

With ruffled white linen napkins

Laguiole flatware

and Hearts that sparkle

Artist ~ Hayes Parker

I used the cherubs with ivy topiaries to decorate the tables at the after rehearsal dinner when my son was married. These are the three I kept and gave the others to the bride and groom, family and friends. I love to use them for Valentine's Day. They bring back special memories. 

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Happy Valentine's Day!

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