As part of this year’s Valentines Tablescape Blog Hop, I’ve pulled out my West Elm Dapper Animal plates to set a romantic table.
Depicted on the whimsical plates are either a gentleman owl sporting a monocle and top hat, or lady penguin wearing a dazzling diamond necklace. It’s perfect Puttin’ on the Ritz attire for an evening out on the town to celebrate Valentines Day.
Originally, I purchased six plates for a New Year’s Eve dinner party. To ring in 2022 with our sons and eldest’s girl, I used them to serve five a meal of surf (crab cakes) and turf (filet mignon fondue), while sipping champagne.
It was the first time we’ve all been together for New Year’s Eve in a very long time. As a result, the ‘kids’ had never seen the plates before. That’s when it dawned on me that I was only getting use of the awesome dishes once a year! Right then and there, I decided to build a romantic table setting around them for Valentines Day.
Please pull up a virtual seat at my Puttin’ on the Ritz little soiree — formal attire is not required!
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Restyling & Refreshing a Valentines Day Table
Today’s romantic table is just one of 20 in this year’s Valentines Day Tablescape blog hop. A warm welcome — on this cold winter’s day — to those visiting from my friend Linda’s beautiful Love is in the Air setting. How about the incredible pair of hot air balloons she created? Links to all the holiday tables are listed at the end of this post.
Since we are unfortunately in the midst of yet another surge in the pandemic, I challenged myself to create a romantic table using what I already had at home — again (sigh).
My styling inspiration came from those adorable Dapper Animal plates. And, the black, white and metallic gold in their design, worked well with other existing tableware and linens.
Underlying the romantic table setting is one of my very favorite tablecloths (Kate Spade). Not only do I love the versatile black, white and gold stripe pattern, it launders well, doesn’t wrinkle much and only requires a light ironing.
Layered on top of the tablecloth are heart-shaped, quilted placemats (Kohl’s a few years back). Using red hearts also transforms the styling into a romantic table for Valentines Day.
The pop of red adds drama and contrast to the scene. As do the red-handled flatware (Home Goods, years ago). Although my antique sterling would have been more glitzy for Puttin’ on the Ritz, I thought it more appropriate to use the red flatware for the holiday.
You might recognize the tablecloth, placemat and flatware pairing on another romantic table ? The Meet Me at the Eiffel Tower Table Valentine, however, featured dishes, napkins, and decor celebrating France and my heritage.
To style a new romantic table setting, I used different dishes, crystal, napkins and a candle centerpiece.
Crystal Adds Sparkle
Since I’m Puttin’ on the Ritz, I set the table with Waterford (Kenmare pattern, retired). I love how the leaded, multi-faceted crystal sparkles — even in natural daylight.
I’m fortunate to have received nine, three-piece settings (water goblet, wine and champagne/tall sherbet) of the stemware as wedding gifts.
I’ve positioned the champagne glass to the left of the plate stack. Tucked inside is a red rose-shape napkin. It’s so quick and easy to make; just fold, roll, roll again, and tuck!
Previously, I’ve used rose-shape fabric napkins in a number of different settings. They represented roses from the Queen of Hearts’ garden for the Alice in Wonderland and Absolutely Mad, Summer Tea Party Table.
But, for last year’s Romance & Red Roses Reign on Sweetheart Table, I folded napkins into the shape of large hearts. They helped me style a Valentines setting without using any holiday-specific dishes.
I cut and sewed the red napkins from a large fabric tablecloth; purchased on clearance. For the price of two napkins, I was able to make 12 in no time.
For this year’s romantic table, I used the red fabric napkins again, but didn’t want to cover up the owl or penguin top plates. So, I tucked a rose-shape napkin into each champagne glass. See what a difference a fold can make in size and shape, even when using the same 12-inch square cloth napkin?
There’s now twenty different Napkin Folds for All Seasons, Holidays & Occasions. After receiving many requests, I created a step-by-step tutorial at, Fold a Heart-Shape Napkin for Valentines Day.
Top Hat & Tails
To create the romantic table plate stack, I began with a gold-rimmed, black and white stripe charger (Hobby Lobby last year). And, I turned it to lineup the stripes in the same direction as those on the tablecloth. Aren’t I clever lol?
It’s only the second time I styled a table with the chargers. They made their debut last fall on the Gone Batty: Black, White & Purple Halloween Table. Then, however, I positioned the charger stripes horizontally.
Regular followers know how much I like black and white, so I anticipate getting lots more use of the chargers.
They’ll look perfect added to the plate stack of the French Inspired, Royal Bee Theme Table & Napkin Fold this spring. An easy update to the existing styling for a little more design punch.
Layering Adds Elegance
Next, I layered a Lenox (Hancock Platinum Ivory pattern) china dinner plate on top of the charger. Although the plate is ivory, I think it’s gold and black decorated rim nicely compliments the tablecloth, charger and top dish. Besides, the creamy color is subtle, don’t you think?
The plates were a gift when my parents were downsizing, as they perfectly coordinate with my wedding china (Lenox Eclipse, retired). I introduced the Hancock plates and shared a pairing of the two patterns in the Greek Tablescape & Olympic Torch Napkin Fold setting.
Finally, the Puttin’ on the Ritz top plate is either the Dapper Animal regal owl gent or glamorous lady penguin.
Which style plate do you like best? Or, do you prefer them as a romantic couple pairing as I do?
You can also see the plates in both the New Years Eve: Diamonds & Top Hat and Celestial Tablescape Rings in New Year.
Romantic Table Lighting
Candlelight adds to the romantic atmosphere at night. Serving as the centerpiece is a modern metal candelabra. It looks like a black-branched tree with crystal beads. Around it’s base, I’ve tucked silk red roses.
I only recently rediscovered the candle fixture; stored on the top of a dish closet in the finished basement. It’s been about five years since I’ve used it on a table setting. Previously, it sat in the center of the kitchen table from mid January through late February. Out of sight, out of mind I guess lol!
I purchased it years ago at Illuminations, a now defunct chain of mall-based candle and decor stores. It was during the time when floating and round candles were all the rage. Remember when?
Originally, I think the fixture used small floating or other specialty candles in each of the five ‘teardrop’ glasses. In their place are inexpensive, red tealight candles (Dollar Tree, six to a package).
Overhead, I decorated the chandelier with garland and Valentines heart ornaments — as I do every year.
Here is the romantic table centerpiece with the candles lit. Time to party!
“If you’re blue and you don’t know where to go to
Why don’t you go where fashion sits?
Puttin’ on the Ritz“Taco
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Valentines Day on Skis
Turns out hubby and I won’t be Puttin’ on the Ritz at my romantic table on Valentines Day. After a day of skiing, we’ll be celebrating the occasion at Jaw-Dropping Jackson Hole Ski Resort & Town! Mr. Buzz and my eldest son just put the trip together this past weekend. My first clue was the stunning new ski coat and pants I received as Christmas gifts lol!
In February 2020, we had a Terrific Telluride, Colorado Ski Vacation with R and his girlfriend, V. A couple of weeks later, the pandemic shut everything down. Later that fall, I also had extensive foot surgery. Now it’s been two years since I’ve skied or even been in a gym. So, I’m a wee bit nervous about my fitness and abilities in what is a destination renowned for extreme ski terrain.
But you know what, life is too short. Plus, hubby loves to ski and we aren’t getting any younger. There are plenty of beginner and intermediate trails I should be able to handle. We are all fully vaccinated and boosted, and will wear N95 masks on flights. And, how sweet is to be on an adventure with my honey, and that my son and his girl want to spend another week with us? Over a romantic table on Valentines Day too!
Regrouping In the New Year
This is my first post since sharing a Scottie Dog Christmas Ornament Tree in December. Afterwards, we enjoyed a rare and wonderful two-week visit with our sons both home through New Year’s Day.
Meanwhile, I nursed a severe cold for nearly three weeks — it was the unintended gift that kept on giving lol! Both my sons came down with it too, but recovered much more quickly. Eldest son (who came down with it first) tested negative for COVID. No fever or other symptoms, just a lot of congestion. We went through several boxes of tissues every day! Mr. Buzz and eldest son’s girl never even got the sniffles. They attribute their good health to being dedicated runners.
Anyway, my cold transitioned into a nasty sinus infection. I’ve been pretty miserable at times, and wasn’t up to putting away decorations or cleaning the house for awhile. Its taken me weeks to regroup, let alone blog. Two planned posts didn’t happen. Finally, I got to share, Family Pasta Making, Smoked Ham & Asian Dishes.
Didn’t help that problems with my photo editor, PicMonkey, are still unresolved a month later! It happened after their big update in December. I can’t upload images from my iPhone or iPad, and performance crawls/freezes when editing on the laptop. Anyone else having issues using the app?
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Love your table Debbee and so sorry to hear of your health issues and blog issues. Two very important elements to posting…I feel your pain. My issue right now is my typing keys type double or triple no matter the pressure so I need to get that addressed very soon.
However, your table brings a smile to my face as your owl and penguin are adorable. “Puttin’ on the Ritz indeed.
How special to have your family all together over the Holidays, especially in this on again and off again pandemic related months. Your ski trip is definitely a much called for time of rest and relaxation no matter which slope you end up skiing.
Kari, you’re such a sweetie! I’m embarrassed to even think of complaining about a cold after all you’ve been through. The sticky keys would drive me crazy! Editing photo’s takes me four times longer right now and just takes kills my motivation. Patience is not something I can brag about! We recently pushed back our river cruise and trip to Holland from this spring until 2023. So, I’m especially excited to be going on vacation with family. Hubby is very patient and understanding of my cautiousness on skis. I’m very lucky that he’s more interested in being with me than exploring trails on his own.
Good Morning Debbee! I love the whimsy of those Dapper Animal plates! The contrast and Valentine-red accents from your placemats, flatware and napkins really makes the black and white on your tablecloth and plates pop. Love the sparkle of crystal too, appropriate for ‘Putting on the Ritz’. *Sew* smart to stitch up your napkins from fabric and way more affordable. I have a cranky old sewing machine I should blow the dust off of… 🙂 Love your chandy treatment, befitting for Valentine’s Day and a celebration of the heart too. Feel better soon and enjoy your ski trip. As always, it’s a treat to join you at the table and hop with you. Happy Tuesday ♥
I love that we both have owls featured on our Valentines tables Mary! Got a giggle out of your “sew smart” comment lol! Hadn’t used my machine in years until March 2020 to make masks for first responders. Surprised it only needed oiling and some minor adjustments. The new ones are basically computers and extremely expensive. I’m happy to hang onto mine and be able to do the essentials. I also have a gorgeous vintage machine, but it’s only for decoration.
Hi Debbee! What a fun table! Your plates are darling and I love the way you styled your chandy and those lovely red rose napkins. Pinned!
Thank you Cecilia — both the decorated chandy and rose napkin folds are my easy go-to’s for Valentines Day.
What a festive table. I especially like your chargers and tablecloth! Your stemware is so special! I think the owl plate is my favorite! Have a Happy Valentines Day!
Thanks Patti! The black stripes in the chargers and tablecloth also go well with my painted black chairs and furnishings in the adjacent open family room. If I had to pick one, it’d have to be the penguin I guess — because our hockey team is the Pittsburgh Penguins. Plus, I’m partial to all black/white creatures like pandas.
Beautiful table for Valentines Debbee. You and I were thinking the same color scheme. Love those dapper plates and also the way you decorated your chandy with hanging red hearts. We both have the rose napkin fold. So glad to hear you got to visit with family over the holidays. Sorry to hear about that long lasting cold. Always a pleasure to hop along with you.
You know I love your Queen of Hearts Linda and of course am a big fan of napkin folding! It was fun finding another occasion to use the owl and penguin plates. Even though we’re going skiing, we’ll still enjoy the table for a holiday prequel dinner. I’ve finished the antibiotics and am feeling much better thank you.
What a cute and fun theme for your Valentine table Debbee! I love the drama and elegance of the black stripes with red. The candle centerpiece is so unique and I love the way you styled it with the red roses at it’s base. The hearts hanging from the chandy are a great extra touch~Beautiful!
Perhaps I am not only the Queen of Theme, but a bit of a drama queen too lol? Once I had my eureka moment to use the dapper animal plates, it was a quick and easy table to style and set. I’m looking forward to sharing it with friends for a little pre-holiday dinner.
Debbee, the plates are so cute, and are perfect with the stacked plates and chargers. I was on PicMonkey in mid-December creating my new logo. I didn’t have any problems – thank goodness! Glad your cold is gone, and you’re feeling physically ready for the ski trip. What a nice adventure to look forward too!
I’m really happy to find another occasion to use those dapper animal plates! Still working with tech support at PM — they are stumped, but it’s got to be directly related to their major update. Having worked decades for major software developers (in marketing), I’ve gotta believe it’s a bug on their end. Hoping its resolved soon, as I am a ‘power’ user and want to edit hundreds of vacation photographs and create albums over the winter months.
I am in love with your tablescape! Those plates are awesome and I love the bold black and red. The black and white striped tablecloth just makes this tablescape pop. The addition of the hanging red hearts from the chandelier just add to the drama of the table. So fun and chic!
Delighted you enjoyed it Karin! And, what a pleasure it is to have you join us on the hop.
Debbee, this tablescape is waaay cool! I loved pouring over the details of the plates, the past tables and future intentions. I love how you put the stripes in line with the cloth, and the use of the Lenox plate between (I never even noticed the ivory vs white, so subtle, so right). Lucky you to have received the downsizing beauties. The West Elm plates are the perfect whimsy, so stylized. The crystal makes for the perfect jewelry to the gent and lady, and the red punctuations with the placemats, flatware and napkins (even the tealights) are just enough. And yes, I remember those floating candle days….
I really enjoyed this table! I’m so happy you joined the party. Happy Valentine’s Day season to you!
Thanks so much Rita! I especially like that the guys find this setting so appealing. Guess it’s the boldness of it, without being pink or frilly (although I love using my pink and vintage tableware and linens to set VD tables too). Even though we’ll be out of town for the holiday, I plan on having another couple over for dinner before we leave.
Debbee, Your elegant tablescape is stunning and creative. I love the fabric you found to make napkins. The texture really catches the eye. Folded into a rose and tucked in the champagne glass is attractive.
The black and white tablecloth accents your darling plates! Your black and white chargers and accent plate look fabulous on the Valentine placemat. To me, a simple dramatic table like this can’t be beaten. a+ my friend!
Bonnie, thank you for your sweet and generous comments. The texture comes from the silky damask fabric. I’ll have to use them to try a red poinsettia fold for Christmas sometime. Once I settled on the plates, the styling and table setting was relatively quick and easy. The hard part was finally getting all my other holiday decorations and tableware packed away lol! Since the family was here for two entire weeks, I went a little crazy setting all kinds of Christmas and winter tablescapes in both the kitchen and dining room. It was so much fun to entertain and make merry.
Ooooh, I do love a ritzy table! And I would have dressed up for the occasion… After two long years of staying at home, we should all indulge in sparkle and glamour once in a while. The black and white makes a sophisticated foundation and the Waterford goblets are gorgeous! I love to see fine crystal on a table. The plates are whimsical — ritz with a twist! A dramatically lovely table setting!
Sandra, I can’t agree more! I love dressing up and it’s been awhile since I’ve had the opportunity. And, I so miss dining out. But, I also enjoy using my china, crystal and sterling and sharing it with family and friends. Your “ritz with a twist” gave me a nice giggle lol!
Wow I love the dish combination you chose! The black and white striped tablecloth really sets up a great look for this tablescape! Love the added crystal and the centerpiece and the chandelier decorations!
Delighted you enjoyed it Liz! I know how much you love black and white and all your beautiful MC pieces. Hope the New Year finds you and yours happy, healthy and warm!
There’s so much to *LOVE* about your pretty table, and I’ll start with the dapper animal plates. They are adorable! They’re all dressed-up for their sweethearts. I also love the table cloth: I bet you use it a whole lot because it would definitely coordinate with so much! 😀
I also like how you styled the napkins. What a cute idea! And of course your chandy is dressed-up perfectly. Happy Valentine’s Day!
Aren’t you sweet to say so Ricki — thanks! Black is sorta a neutral in furnishings and decor throughout my home. It all started with the grand piano in the living room way back when. Even my dog is a black Scottie lol! You’re right, I get a good amount of use out of the tablecloth and now the chargers.
Hi Debbie, What a great way to showcase Valentine’s Day with some very appealing dinner guests. Love the Penguin and Owl plates and the red, gold, and black motif. So many different parts that all blend together to form a seamless table setting. Great job!
Those dapper animals will be better dressed for the dinner party than yours truly! Although, I am tempted to pull out the tiara I wore for the Breakfast at Tiffany theme party, and my mom’s vintage rhinestone jewelry lol!
Debee, your Valentine’s Day table is beautiful! The red, black, and white color palette is so striking. Your chandelier is so pretty decked out for the special day. Wishing you a wonderful week ahead!
Thank you Shannon. Decorating the chandy adds some quick and easy Valentines Day cheer to the main living areas of our home.
Debbee, you and I are two peas in a pod when it comes to tabletop things. You already know that I have the Mr. Owl half of this darling setting. I must keep searching and find the ladies that go with my gentlemen! I of course love the black and white theme, and most definitely adding the gold elevates it to “Puttin’ on the Ritz!” Beautifully done, my friend!!! Always fun to hop with you, talented friend. Thanks for the inspiration and Happy Valentines!
I do hope you can find a lady penguin or two plates to do with your collection Sarah. A most happy Valentines Day to you and your hubby as well.
Good evening, Debbee. The Dapper Animal plates were the perfect inspiration for your table and they are quite the ritzy couple! The drama of black and white makes a stunning statement with your lovely plate stack. Adorning the chandelier definitely adds to your theme that you carried out so beautifully. It is always fun to hop with you!
Can’t believe it’s taken me this long to think of using those plates for Valentines! Am pleased how well they work the red placemats, napkins and other accents. Wishing you a very happy and healthy Valentines Pam!
Debbee, Most definitely it is a classy tablescape and if owls and penguins could dance, I would see them dancing to the music, Putting on the Ritz with Fred Astaire. I love the old movies since they knew how to dress. The top hat and diamonds really proves it. The bold black and white striped tablecloth really makes a statement and is classy in itself. Roses and hearts in your napkin folds and chandelier tops it all off with rich details. Now I have this music stuck in my head and it takes me way back when dining had so much elegance and class. I am ready to dance too. Happy Valentine’s Day.
I can’t get that tune out of my head either Marsha! And, it’s not even one I like all that much. I do love the old Fred Astaire movies though! Actually, any of those with Fred or Gene Kelley dancing. It’s also part of why I love “White Christmas”, when Danny Kaye is dancing in “the best things, happen when you’re dancing..” I also swoon over beautiful dresses and costumes. Just started watching the new series, “Gilded Age” and love seeing all the gorgeous gowns and hats. My friends always tell me I was born in the wrong era lol!
Debbie, what a fun table! Glad you are feeling better, enjoy your ski trip with the family. Love to you all, 💕
Wish you and Mike could join us at the table for an evening together. Hoping to get together with you both soon. Hugs!
Debbee, I just love your unique Puttin on the Ritz Valentine theme. Only you could create a romantic table featuring an owl and penguin! They look very glam indeed! Your Lenox china and Waterford crystal give the table a classy vibe. The folded rose napkins look so elegant nestled inside the champagne glasses. I always enjoy seeing how you’ve decorated the chandy, too.
I’m sorry you got hit with a nasty cold. The same happened to me in the Fall. I hadn’t been sick since pre-Covid, and forgot how awful it can be. I use Lightroom for photo editing, but I do use Picmonkey sometimes to create collages and pins. I don’t think I’ve used it since the update. I’ll have to check it out. How nice that you get to go skiing in February! I know you missed going last year as you were recovering from surgery. Have a great time! And Happy Valentine’s Day 🙂
Rebecca, it’s always so nice hearing from you! I giggled at your comment, “only you …” lol! Am feeling better but still have nagging headaches. Doc doesn’t think it was Covid in that my son tested negative, and no fever, cough or anything else. Headaches didn’t start until the sinus infection 3 weeks later. Am really looking forward to getting back into the swing of things, outdoors and seeing more of the world. Part of the reason I did the surgery in 2020 was so that I could ski again with the family.
Debbee, so sorry to hear you have been under the weather. Glad you are starting to feel better!
You knocked it out of the park with your table today! That plate stack is perfection. Seriously, I love every single layer! Using things you already have is always a good idea, and it looks like it really paid off, finding that awesome candle centrepiece again! Your napkins are always so artful, and I am grateful that you have shared the link to the napkin tutorials! I hope you have a wonderful time on your getaway!
Thanks Maureen. In the scheme of things — with so many people seriously ill — I probably shouldn’t complain. With the ski trip, I have something great to look forward to. Appreciate your generous remarks about the table setting. I’m going to have to try thinking more “outside the box” in using atypical tableware for future occasions.
Love this Debbee! The table is gorgeous and I always look forward to seeing how you incorporate your theme with your chandelier. I learn so much studying your tablescapes and I’m so grateful. I refer back to them often when I’m doing a special dinner party or family celebration.
So sorry you’ve been under the weather. It is certainly much more concerning these days when you’re feeling ill. I always wonder if it will turn out to be something more than a cold. So glad to hear that is not the case and you are on the mend!
Thanks so much for the inspiration. Have a great day!
Denise, I have to say, your generous remarks made my day! How very kind of you to say. I’m tickled pink you find inspiration on my blog! Thanks too for taking the time to comment.
Oh I hope you have a wonderful time on your ski trip!! Sorry to hear you were under the weather; my oldest had a cold that I was pretty sure turned into a sinus infection too (but we didn’t go to the doctors as I was told that they rarely treat them anymore so we read up on all sorts of home remedies and a few weeks later he finally felt better). Only one other son caught the sniffles from him and all the rest of us managed to stay healthy. I like to think it’s my healthy lifestyle but other times I wonder if it’s just luck!
Thanks Joanne! Part of the reason I had the foot surgery was so I could continue to ski with the family. After three weeks, over a tele visit, the doc said surefire test of a sinus infection was that when bending over to feed/pickup my Scottie, load dishes or do laundry I’d feel sharp head pain. I also had lots of pressure in my ears. Plus, I’m a lot older than your son! Also said that even if it was mild Covid, I’d have been over it weeks ago. She also prescribed altitude sickness pills for the flight and ski trip to make sure I don’t have headaches.
I am so glad you are feeling better. I used to get sinus infections each and every winter when I was in high school and college; they are so painful! Once or twice they even turned into both sinus and ear infections.
Debbie, your plate stack is so on point!!! The perfect way to frame you dapper animals!!! Your whole table is very striking. What a classy setting to toast the ones you love!! I hope you are feeling better. Wishing you a sweet Valentine’s Day! XOXO
Ahh thanks Ann. It was fun repurposing the whimsical plates from New Years to VD. Am feeling better too!
I love those Dapper Animal plates from West Elm. The dishes and the pops of red decor placed on the black-&-white tablecloth create a dramatic table setting. It’s really interesting to see how the elements came together. Happy Valentine’s Day!
The plates allowed me to style a unique table for Valentines Day, and I was so happy to find another occasion to use them. It’s nice to change things up a bit from year to year, but sill use what I already have.
Love this new tablescape for romantic holidays, Debbee! And what a wonderful surprise the ‘guys’ in your life are giving you! Have a great time! We miss you at Tuesday Turn About… we have two new hostesses, so I hope you might give us another go. 😉 If not, no hard feelings at all! Hugs!
Happy New Year Julie! So nice of you to stop by. That was actually last year’s table and the Tetons were spectacular (see Jaw-Dropping Jackson Hole Ski Resort & Town). This year we’ll be skiing locally because of two family destination weddings (including my son), and two pandemic delayed bucket trip vacations to Holland and France. I’ll stop by and take a look at you linkup party.
I’m SO glad you linked up at Tuesday Turn About this week! I’m featuring your post at this week’s party! (I was SO glad none of the other hostesses got to you first!)
Me too! Thanks for the feature Julie.
Your tablescape is gorgeous, as always. I went from detail to detail, making sure I didn’t miss anything. Love the red/black/white/gold combination; I love pops of color instead of neutrals! Happy Valentine’s Day!
Thanks Kathy! I liked how it turned out so much, that I’m repeating it for hubby and I again this year.