Sunday, February 5, 2017


Hello everyone and hello February! I can’t believe we are already into the second month of the new year. I have no idea where January disappeared to. 

I wanted to set a little table for you with a few of my new favorite things. My sister has an eye for great bargains and new discoveries.  First is an adorable set of felt woodland animals from Magic Cabin. I do love collecting these little animals, especially for the holidays. This set comes with a darling felt acorn with it’s own door so the set stores away in the acorn.  Included in the set, a raccoon, squirrel, rabbit, fox, mouse and a blue bird. Iris knew my love for these little creatures and knew how much I would enjoy them, she also made sure they were age appropriate, three plus! I must say, I don’t think I would give this to a three year old, very small pieces. 

Here is the little green door, closed in photo above and open below 

Next is a new found confections shop from Maggie Louise, an Austin, Texas based company (I am not advertising, jut a wonderful gift). One of my Christmas gifts was a classic sampler box of confections. The unique customization of hand painted chocolates are unique and creative, little works of art. If you are looking for a different kind of “box of chocolates,” perhaps for a special gift, go here for a look. I will be ordering for gifts, great selection inspired by travel, art, fashion pop culture and my favorite, southern charm.

Combining these two gifts I decide to include my favorite winter scene dinnerware and set a table for two. I am using my Juliska Country Estate Winter Frolic Ruby, along with the felt animals and candy for a fun tablescape.

Mr. Rabbit finds it hard to climb through the fence

He does find his way into the garden for a nibble nibble on a little candy mushroom

The forrest garden is covered in green moss and dried roses 
a perfect place for little mushrooms to grow

Enters Miss Mouse, she loves a nibble nibble in the garden too

A platter of chocolate treats

Setting the table in the study ~ my study usually looks a little something like this

Clearing the books and adding a green moss runner to the table

I decided to use one of the maidenhair ferns from Christmas

Vietri Rosso Vecchio Red dinner plates

Juliska party plates and bowls

Serving bowl on stand holds the simple centerpiece 

Party plates and latte cups

Large serving platter

Juliska glassware

I hope you enjoyed this little wintery scene table for two. February is the final month I use this pattern and it will soon be time to put away until next year. I think I may leave this table set to enjoy for a little while longer but the delicious candy won’t last long! I love hearing from you and hope you will leave a comment so I know you stopped by. As always, thank you for your visit.



  1. Emily, this is all delightful. You know my love of these little felted animals, though I don't know Magic Cabin. What an adorable set! And, Maggie Louise ~ this is totally new to me, but you can bet I'm going to find this shop. Love seeing your Winter Frolic on the table. I'm debating what dishes to use for my dinner party on the 13th, but Winter Frolic might be the winner. Thanks for sharing the fun!

  2. Hi Emily, lovely to have your company this week for Mosaic Monday, your festive February table is a delight for all the senses. I can understand why you would be reluctant to pack away all these beautiful ceramics for another year, so pretty

  3. hi Emily, what fun you are having here!! First of all, hand painted chocolates, what!! Never heard/seen these adorable treats! Fabulous fun! The sweet woodland set from your sister is precious and your table for 2 is elegant. I love love Juliska anything, my daughter has some. I am quite ready to put away my snowflake plates and welcome spring!!

  4. Emily, what a nice treat to view your post this morning. I love your winter scene plates by Juliska and the candy art looks so pretty. I enjoyed your delight in the sweet little felted animals that are definitely a work of art.
    Enjoyed seeing your table set for two in your lovely room. You have the gift of imagination and your music selection was perfect to compliment your post.
    I'm swooning over your trumeau mirror! My living room coffee table is stacked high with books like yours. Wouldn't it be fun to sit together and look at design books!

  5. I love your table in your study. I have a similar one in my library area and love big stacks of books on the table! Of course you've found something fun to do now! Your critters would have fun in a gnome garden too! Hugs!

  6. I love the little felted animals. I have a few felted critters that keep behind closed glass doors. Have to protect them from the kitties! Your Juliska dishes are wonderful. I've admired the pattern for several years now. The last thing I need is more dishes. Happy Monday!

  7. You find the cutest things! You really should have your own store. It would be totally charming!

  8. Cute little collection emily. You have some beautiful dishes. i do have a weakness for them. What a gorgeous buffet and mirror you have. I hope your week is fabulous. Thank you for your visit.

  9. First -- how has that candy lasted this long? 😉 I adore your trumeau mirror --gorgeous. Cute table, beautiful china -- serve some takeout on it! Cute is the only kind of mice I can deal with!

  10. Emily, I am totally enchanted by your felted gift package, candies and table setting! My winter cardinal table had a felted bird nest I bought on our travels last summer, and I just love it. Yours is just cuteness exponential, and those candies are spectacular. Of course I love the Juliska dish and glassware. What a nice winter post, and Josh Groban's rendition of Pure Imagination sure helps carry it all! Love that cd.

  11. I have always loved those winter Juliska dishes of yours, Emily. I'll bet it's a bit sad to put them away when February is over. However, what a charming table you've set with them and your adorable little creatures, and the wonderful candy. They really are works of art! I was enchanted by the charm of your wintry scene in the study....xx

  12. Emily, this post is beyond adorable! Those little felt animals are just about the cutest little things ever!

    The table setting is so elegant, and perfect for winter.

    I hope you're keeping warm!


  13. This delightful post was pure enchantment. I adore the felted creations and am enraptured about the thought of personalized chocolate. How decadent! Have a wonderful week!

  14. Your post is one I hate to click off of…it is magical. Josh Groban's rendition of Pure Imagination was a perfect background to enjoy your perfectly beautiful room and table setting. I'm looking forward to what you create for us next…just lovely!

  15. Little mouse is so adorable. I'm guessing (hoping) you are familiar with Penny (Angelsdoor) felting? I yearn for her animals. And I can tell you would too. This is so darned cute.

    The setting is wonderful. How I'd love to join you for tea at this table and simply smile the whole way through!

  16. I can't believe it's February, too! I love your winter land whimsical decor! It feels just like a magical little fairy land!

    Especially, I love the gingerbread and the toile winter wonderland china dishes! How beautiful! :)

    Blessings!!! Net

  17. What a charming table. Those tiny felted animals are adorable, and I have swooned over those dishes in the past. I love your study. It's beautiful.

  18. Emily, I got that catalog with these little felt critters and was so tempted to order something. I decided to resist. Seeing yours now makes me wish I had. :) So darn cute! Love the way you set them up on your table. I have a grass mat like that. It's so fun for spring! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  19. This is precious. I love the little felt creatures. Adorable. Thanks for sharing at Monday Social.

  20. Oh my goodness...this is the most adorable thing, ever. Just precious....

  21. Everything looks so beautiful. Love your plates and those cute little animals.

  22. Emily, The the scenes on the dishes are really nice. It must be hard to put food on the plates. I always enjoy the music on the blog. The little animals are very cute. Thanks for sharing. Sylvia D.

  23. Oh how adorable thosse sweet little felt critters are!

    And Christmas may be passed.....but that was a lovely table - whimsical and fun!

    Hope you are having a good new year so far! : - )

    Thanks for stopping by!

  24. Those sweet little creatures and gorgeous china make a most magnificent table. Your dining room is positively stunning, Emily. Have a wonderful weekend.

  25. Thanks for the laugh, a super cute post.

  26. This is an adorable tablescape. Your china is wonderful an the themed chocolate box such a great gift!

  27. Those are the cutest little creations!
    Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY!

  28. Emily the little felted woodlands set is so cute. Your table is also lovely! Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!




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