Wednesday, February 13, 2019


Valentine's Day Tablescape Fun

 Azalea topiary centerpiece

Even though we will be going out for Valentine's dinner I wanted to set a table and play with dishes for Valentine's Day. I found theses wonderful heart plates half price and saved them to use for Valentine's Day.  I only have two each of MacKenzie-Childs dinner and salad plates and  I wanted to set a table for four. I needed to find a way to stretch my settings for a tablescape. I love pinks and reds so I pulled four charges from Johnson Bros. to use as a base. Two settings I used doilies and salad plates and two using dinner plates. I was really pleased with how the table looks. 

I used Johnson Bros. Britain Pink Castles chargers for the touch of pink in the stack

MacKenzie-Childs dinner plate

Next the sweet heart plate

Red and white heart ornament 

 Small mercury glass vase with French ribbon and key. 

 Juliska tumblers used to hold candles

Soap stone hearts

Silver and Gold Runner
Black flatware 

Charger, salad and heart plate

Charger, dinner and heart plates

My sweet sister sent me a package with sweet treats. She knows how I love to add them to the French Hutch for a shop look.  The box came after this table was finished so I added the Margarita lollipops to the base of the centerpiece for a fun look (and soon to be treat). The strawberry lollipop is on the hutch. 

Thanks "I"

MacKenzie-Childs red napkins with black and white trim. So pretty

Valentine's Day is one of my favorite holidays. I
LOVE to set a special table to enjoy all week. I hope you enjoyed my little Valentine's table. 
Thank you for stopping by. I hope you will leave a comment. It's the only way I know you were here.

Happy Valentine's Day !



  1. Such a pretty table! Happy Valentine's Day.

  2. Oh Emily, it's incredibly beautiful. I don't think I would have thought of mixing the Johnsons with the Mackenzies! It's pretty darned perfect -- and I love your heart "favors."

    Have a splendid Valentine's Day!

  3. Oui Emily, j'ai apprécié cette petite table Saint-Valentin ! Tout est réuni pour cette fête de l'amour ! Beaucoup de jolis coeurs, de fleurs, une magnifique vaisselle et du rouge, le rouge amour ! J'ai également vu le petit ange, trop mignon ! J'adore.
    Très belle fête de Saint-Valentin, gros bisous.

  4. Emily, il me semble que je n'ai pas signé mon commentaire sur ta table Saint-Valentin, pardon !
    Lylou (Blog LylouAnneCollection). Bisous.

  5. Emily, your table is full of romantic details for you and your sweetheart. Of course, the CC heart plates are making my heart beat widly. They are top of my list, so someday I hope to add two or four. How lucky to have found them half off. Mixing the CC with the red transfer ware makes a pretty statement, and all the hearts add a romantic touch. The azelea topiary is gorgeous. I bought two white ones last spring. They have done well, and are blooming again right now. I was surprised because they are on their third bloom. Happy Valentine's Day!

  6. Happy Belated Valentine's Day! I love your gorgeous table: The topiary, the chargers with the MacKenzie-Childs Courtly Check, and the hearts.....I love it all! You have such a flair for putting together pretty tablescapes!

  7. Oh so pretty Emily! I love all your hearts! The margarita lollipops are hysterical! Your sister sounds like fun! I love love the MKC napkins, so so cute! I hope you had an enjoyable evening out, and maybe you can enjoy your own table this weekend!

  8. Your Valentine table is perfect. Amazing Azalea too. Happy Valentine's day


  9. Oh, Emily, such a pretty, pretty table! I love how the red Johns Bros charger plates look as a base to the Courtly Check! And the doilies used too (hehe, if I hadn't used all mine for my Valentine). This is so very pretty. All your hearts, and not to mention that outstanding azalea topiary - what joy!
    Even among all the purge activity, I started pulling a few things out to create another table. I'm just waiting for the weather (i.e., sunshine) to inspire me more. Your table would be a lovely thing to enjoy even beyond yesterday's holiday. Have a great weekend.

  10. What a beautifully set ❤️ table, Emily! Your stack of dishes is just perfect, and I'm swooning over those gingham trimmed red napkins. Your azalea topiary is so pretty. Your sister sent the best Valentine treat. I hope you and your sweetheart had a wonderful dinner. 💕

  11. Your tablescape looks so whimsical and fun! A nice nod to the day of love. You've actually inspired me to start thinking about my Mardi Gras tablescape.

  12. What a pretty tablescape! Love the plate combo you came up with and all the heart accents. The champagne bucket with the azalea is beautiful and I like the cocktail and margharita candies inserted in there! I keep wanting to buy some MacKenzie Childs plates like that but always get stopped at the price. What I should do is buy a couple here and there so it doesn’t seem so overwhelming. I hope you had a lovely Valentine’s Day!

  13. You have so many lovely MKC pieces and the heart plates are so sweet. Love your collection of hearts to place in each plate. Those MKC red napkins with black and white trim are lovely.
    Stunning azalea topiary. I just love all topiaries!
    I was excited to win the MKC pie plate. Can't wait for it to arrive.
    Thanks for your sweet note.❤️

  14. How inspiring!Love the azalea centerpiece,just gorgeous!

  15. What a pretty setting - I adore your dinner dishes!! The silver heart ornaments are so sweet! Isn't it fun to play with our dishes?

  16. The color red looks so pretty with and white! Everything is just beautiful. Any of those treats left? heehee! Thank you so very much for reaching out to me this week and showing your support and encouragement for my blogger woes! It's meant a lot to me! My old blog Lavender Dreams too is back!!! Sweet hugs, Diane

  17. I hope your Valentine's Day was a nice as your table was lovely.




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