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Friday, February 10, 2017

Valentine's Day 2017 Tablescape for 2

There will be just the two of us to celebrate Valentine's Day.   I will leave for a bit to deliver Valentine's cards to my Grandchildren.  We knock on the door and run away.  They really enjoy the surprise.

I wasn't sure about a centerpiece and when I saw the Queen and King of Hearts, I thought, well... that is perfect for the two of us.

I have pulled up two chairs in front of the fireplace for a cozy little dinner.  Since it is cold and still snowy here, there is a warm throw and fluffy fur blush color heart pillow to warm up the chairs.

I just wrapped ribbon and attached an ornament for the napkin ring.  I like how the heart has a little crown on top.

               Every year we give each other a box of chocolates.

I took a closeup of my chocolate box.  I love how it has actual embroidery on the lid.  They have this same box in a larger size and it has 2 lovely attached fabric flowers.  I like smaller boxes.

Have a very nice Valentine's Day.  Everyone loves to be wished a wonderful day.  If you don't have a partner find someone to wish a wonderful day to.  Even the person at the Grocery store.  Everyone loves a smile and a warm wish.
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Sunday, December 25, 2016

Merry Christmas! A White Christmas...

      From snow-capped mountain peaks.  It is a white Christmas!

All views I have taken from my front porch.  Didn't have to walk out in the snow for any of the photos.

                                                                                         Looks like Bigfoot needs to clear the snow.

Waiting for the deer to arrive and start grazing.  Hopefully not pulling up the tulip bulbs.  They love rose hips as well.

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday, and any other wonderful time you choose.  May the next year be gracious and kind.
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Thursday, December 22, 2016


View of the front door.  I took the garland down to add some things and forgot to re-hang for the photo.  Probably forgot as the wind was blowing and there were snow flurries all about.

This coming year and real soon we will be adding to the family.  I will have two new grandchildren.  A new granddaughter and a new grandson.  That will be 24 grandchildren in total.  Love them all so much.

The mail boxes came in a set of two.  A life-size box and a 2 feet tall one that I can use anywhere in the house.

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Monday, December 12, 2016

Black & Gold Plaid Christmas Tablescape

Plaid is still such a trend again this year.  I wanted to do something a little different after I found these gold and black plates at Homegoods this year.  I combined the plaid with polka dots, stripes, and lots of textures.

I am using a mirror frame to anchor the centerpiece.  I think a tray, mirror, platter, or another container makes it so much easier to contain a centerpiece.  My frame is a very heavy metal frame.  It was a mirror from Pottery Barn.  The original price marked on it was $300.00.  The glass had a big crack so they had a price tag of $10.00.  I felt it was a great price.  Purchased at a PB/WS outlet tent sale.  It is the original color.

            Little desserts with a sparkle of edible gold glitter on them.

                            A deeply rich golden dinner plate.

     Gold flatware has a lot of texture that blends with all the texture in the plate stack.

My favorite prize for every Christmas guest.  A fun Christmas Cracker/popper.  Having scalloped edges on them to match the scallops on the golden dinner plate.

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