For Valentines Day this year, I’ve styled a sweetheart table that’s decorated with classic symbols of the holiday — red hearts and roses.
Accompanying the table setting is a queenly centerpiece with a beautifully decorated chandelier overhead.
I’ve carried the theme to the nearby kitchen island, with a coordinating topiary and individual place settings on the bar.
There’s even a heart-shaped wreath hanging on the door.
And what’s a sweetheart table without napkins folded in the shape of a heart? Because not only am I ever the Queen of Theme and Debbee, but also of Hearts this Valentine’s Day, lol!
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Sweet Tablescapes Kick Off New Year
Welcome to the first tablescape hop of 2021! Once again, Chloe of Celebrate & Decorate, has gathered together a group of enthusiastic bloggers to share Valentines Day table stylings. See links to all 21 at the end of this post.
A special hello to those visiting Debbees Buzz from Barbara’s beautiful Valentines Day setting — mixing red with copper —at Mantle and Table.
Defining my tablescape theme is the Queen of Hearts. It wasn’t until after pulling the figure out of storage, that I had an eureka moment for styling a “new” Valentines Day setting. Originally I made her highness, Alice and the Mad Hatter as centerpieces and party decor for my milestone Unbirthday Party.
Although I sold the others, the Queen of Hearts — respondent in her red gown and ornaments — is repurposed as Valentines Day decor. See how I made her in, Creating Alice in Wonderland Character Dolls.
And although I’ve also kept my Queen of Hearts fascinator, I won’t be wearing it for dinner with Mr. Buzz, lol! Learn How to Make a Mad Hatter Fascinator and feel free to crown yourself.
Sweetheart Table Fit for a Queen
Underneath her majesty is a red liner and translucent white, cloth tablecloth.
Next, I pulled out one of the table runners also made to decorate Alice in Wonderland Tables and Alfresco Unbirthday Party Tables. They are in reference to the chess game played in the story. I also like how the black coordinates with all the decor accents in my Remodeled Kitchen Design; like the painted chairs.
And, in honor of Valentines Day, the Queen has already ordered all the white roses painted red. Representing her royal garden, is a piece of red rose felt “ribbon” running down the center of the table.
Finally, I added heart-shape, quilted placemats (Kohl’s) at each of four settings. I’ve also used them on the Meet Me at the Eiffel Tower Table — my very favorite Valentines Day setting.
Some of the same vintage etched stemware is also incorporated into the sweetheart table.
Perfect for a royal garden party are Libbey Rose Classic pattern glasses. decorated with roses and metallic gold bows.
It would have been fun to pair them with DIY Hand Painted Glasses of the Queen of Hearts.
But, I only have one of the goblets, which I kept from my Unbirthday Party. Each guest received one character glass as part of the Alice in Wonderland Table and Party Favors.
Red-handle flatware flank white dinner plates. The rim of each dish is embossed with a basket weave pattern, leaves, flowers and strawberries. On Valentines Day, I’ll be serving large chocolate-dipped strawberries with dessert.
You might also recognize the Mikassa English Countryside pattern dishes from A Tweet Tablescape to Welcome Spring and HapBEE Birthday Table and Beehive Dessert? They are my go-to white plates for styling tables.
Centered on each white plate is a napkin folded in the shape of a heart. It mimics the underlying placemat.
None of the linens, flatware, dishes, glasses or decorations are new this year. With the virus raging, I decided (for the second year in a row), to use the tableware I already have to style a sweetheart table. Although I’d love to hit my favorite stores, boutiques and resale shops, I also have to contend with a lack of storage space for anything new. That’s where napkin folds can help to decorate a table.
I could have folded the royal red napkins into easy rose shapes, as I did for the In the Pink Valentines Day Table and Wonderland theme party.
But, they would have been too small, and lost on the dinner plates. Besides, this was a Queen of Hearts inspired sweetheart table!
Of all the Napkin Folds for All Seasons, Holidays & Occasions I previously incorporated into table settings, none were of a heart.
So, I searched online for napkin folding tutorials. As I shared recently in, 20 Sweet Valentines Day Ideas , I tried several different techniques with varying levels of success.
Napkin Folding: 3 Ways to Fold a Napkin Heart offers different approaches and looks. I struggled with the first method, and recommend the third for the more angular look pictured below. Note that the outcome of any napkin fold also depends on the size, dimensions and stiffness of the fabric.
In the end, I preferred the soft draped look of the second method. It worked well with both the stiffer raspberry pink and silky red fabrics. Both napkins I used were either 14 or 12-inch square.
Now the heart shape becomes the latest of 20 different folds I’ve added to my table styling repertoire over the last couple of years. Don’t you think it would also work well for an anniversary celebration, bridal shower or wedding?
Helpful Heart Folding Directions
The video incredibly fast, with no narration. So, I created a fully-illustrated, step-by-step tutorial at, Fold a Heart-Shape Napkin for Valentines Day.
By the way, I made the red napkins from a 50 by 70 inch tablecloth bought on clearance sale last year. For the cost of two napkins, I made 12! A blogging friend suggested using cloths in sizes that no long fit tables in your home. Another idea is to repurpose stained clothes into napkins.
Four of the napkins took advantage of the already finished corners of the tablecloth. That meant two of four edges were already finished. Another eight had one finished edge — all saving sewing time. Just remember to add another half to full inch of fabric for each unfinished edge of the napkin before you cut.
Hanging Rose Garden
As an extension of the Queen of Hearts centerpiece, I’ve decorated the chandelier as a hanging garden where the roses have already been painted red.
It was a quick and easy transformation with materials I already had from past Valentines and Wonderland party decorations.
Before setting the sweetheart table below, I first draped a garland of greenery equally across the six arms of the light fixture.
Next, two large bows made of wired, harlequin print ribbon were attached (using pipe cleaners) into the upper middle of the chandelier. Then, I tied simple bows to each arm of a thinner ribbon in the same pattern.
Both ribbons match the checkerboard design in the table runner below.
Faux red roses were tucked into the greenery surrounding the fixture, representing the Queen’s royal garden.
Did you know roses from Ecuador have larger buds and blooms, and longer thicker stems than those grown in Holland, Colombia or Africa? It’s likely because of their longer growing season in the high altitudes of the Andes.
Over the past 30 years, roses have helped to revitalize Ecuador’s economy.
Hubby and I learned this while on a Hacienda Vacation. Roses were in huge arrangements all over the estate. And on one afternoon after horseback riding, I enjoyed a luxurious bubble bath with hundreds of rose petals. Queen of Roses too lol!
Hearts Dangle From Above
Finally, red heart-shape mini wreaths and ornaments were hung from the chandelier and greenery. You can also see them in Decorating with Red Heart Ornaments and Meet Me at the Eiffel Tower Table Valentine.
I combined all of the ornaments to decorate the single kitchen fixture. Most years, I’ve spread the decorations across both chandeliers. But since we’ll soon be blocking access to the dining room with the puppy’s crate, I decided to go all in on just the one.
Key to Queen’s Heart
Oh, and since dear hubby holds the key to this queen’s heart, I hung one from the chandelier over his place setting.
I wonder if he’ll notice the symbolism?
Likely not! Doesn’t matter, this queen’s heart has a real soft spot for Mr. Buzz.
See how I easily transitioned the decorated chandelier and incorporated the black and white checks into a St. Patrick’s Day Table Setting.
Garden & Sweetheart Table Extends Into Kitchen
I’ve extended the Queen’s romantic garden setting into the kitchen, with a decorated topiary on the island. Normally in the master bedroom, the ivy tower is topped by a royal fleur de lis.
For Valentines Day, I just wrapped the ivy with ribbon and added more of the heart-shape ornaments. These are embossed with roses too. I love when little details carry out a theme!
A Fanciful Alice in Wonderland Wreath hanging in the kitchen also incorporates the hearts and roses Valentine’s theme and includes another harlequin print bow. Yeah I know ladies, I’m a little obsessive about the whole theme “thing” lol!
Puppy Love Accommodations
Although I’ve set the sweetheart table for four, it’ll only be hubby and I enjoying Valentines Day meals together. But, there will also be puppy love this year! In just a couple of days, we bring home, Glenfiddich “Whiskey”, a Scottish Highland Terrier.
That requires a bit of puppy proofing to be made. Whiskey will be safely confined to the kitchen area with it’s tile floor. However, I don’t want him enticed to jump up, bite or pull on a dangling tablecloth.
See, Preparing for a Puppy: Favorite Dog Supplies & Toys.
So, I’ve already put the tablecloth and liner away, and moved three place settings to the kitchen island. Hubby and I will use the bar settings and counter height stools for breakfast and lunch through Valentines Day.
After folding the runner in half, I’ve replaced it and the Queen back on the round, glass table. Only two of the four place settings are now on the sweetheart table.
Happily, I have enough for eight settings of the heart placemats, flatware and dinner plates — and plenty of red napkins — when we can entertain again.
Dear hubby and I will continue to enjoy intimate dinners together at the sweetheart table this February — with a puppy safely underfoot!
Valentines Tablescape Hop
Next up in the hop is ever talented Ann of the Corner of Plaid and Paisley. I know you’ll enjoy her blush pink and grey Valentines tablescape. So, even if you can’t find ideas for setting a sweetheart table in the stores, you’re sure to find them here!
Celebrate and Decorate ♥ Home is Where the Boat Is ♥ Design Morsels ♥ Mantel and Table
Debbee’s Buzz ♥ Corner of Plaid and Paisley ♥ Me and My Captain ♥ Zucchini Sisters ♥ The Painted Apron
Calypso in the Country ♥ Living With Thanksgiving ♥ Everyday Living ♥ Our Crafty Mom
Sweet Sensations ♥ My Thrift Store Addiction ♥ Panoply ♥ Red Cottage Chronicles
Belle Bleu Interiors ♥ The Little Yellow Corner Store ♥ My Hubbard Home ♥ Life and Linda
Right now the snow is falling and there is a heavy blanket of it covering the ground. Although it may be cold and blustery, the Queen will preside over warm hearts at my intimate sweetheart table.
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Debbee your tables are always remarkable. I have always envied your napkin folding ideas and I adore the heart shaped ones on your lovely plate stack. I enjoyed your queen of hearts appearance on this table…she was adorable on the mad hatters table.
I used items from my stash too…I don’t think I have room for one more set of dishes or centerpieces…well, maybe if I saw something I couldn’t live without. LOL. so it is probably a good thing that I can’t get out and about. It is always fun to blog hop with you. Happy Valentines day.
Yes, I fell down the rabbit hole one last time using decor from my Unbirthday Party lol! But her majesty presiding over a Valentines Day table seemed appropriate. You’re all so right about feeling limited by storage, until well you see something you just have-to-have lol! Going forward, I think I’m going to try and limit those things to vintage tableware or resale store steals. Great to have you back at the hop Kari!
Debbee, Your table is perfect for Valentine’s Day! You know I love a themed table, and this one does sum up everything about the holiday! The red roses and hearts are absolutely the theme for the day and carried out throughout your table and chandelier! Thanks for sharing your creativity again!
Well, I’ve been looking for an excuse to try a heart-shape napkin fold, and pairing it with the Queen of Hearts seemed appropriate. Appreciate you getting us all together to spread a little love for Valentines Day Chloe.
What fun! The queen of hearts making another appearance is perfect for you themed table. And thanks for the napkin tutorial, it really helps 🙂
You also put a lot of work in to the chandelier and surrounding areas and they look great. Very February festive.
Thanks Rachelle. It’s fun to look from the table and chandelier towards the deep snow-covered landscape, with red cardinals sitting in the trees. I hadn’t intended for the table color scheme to coordinate with the view, lol! Of course, it will be months before any roses are blooming in my Pittsburgh garden.
What a fun table! I love all of your whimsical accents and your pretty heart-shaped napkin folds!
Thanks Cecilia, I’ve been looking for a table theme to tie-in with the heart napkin fold. And there was the Queen starring at me from the mantle as the perfect centerpiece.
Debee, I love your Queen of Hearts. Seriously adorable! Your napkins arranged into hearts is an idea I am sure to borrow!! Actually, your entire place setting is stunning, right from the place mats to the flatware! The checkerboard runner is the perfect compliment to your table, and your decorated light fixture is the icing on the cake! Spectacular! Wishing you a Happy Valentine’s Day!
You are always so generous with compliments Maureen — much appreciated! After foot surgery in early October, I really missed decorating for the various holidays and setting tables. So it was fun to get to it again, adding some festive fun to the kitchen.
So sweet!! I am dubbing you Queen of the Napkin Folds!!! You always have the most interesting napkin treatments, love them! Your queen is adorable looking over the table. Your chandelier is fabulous!! Well done!! Happy Valentine’s Day?
Oh, a new lofty title — thank thee my dear Ann! It’s a heavy crown I wear lol! But whatever will I do, as I’m running out of new napkin folds to try?
Debbee, You are the master of themes. How delightful to see your resourcefulness and imagination as you create your tables. I keep saying I am going to do some different napkin folds. You do that so well. I love your decorated chandelier and how you use some of the same things and change them up beautifully.
I hope your foot is better. Have a great Valentine’s Day.
Ah thanks so much Bonnie! With a limit on acquiring more tableware, the napkin folds help create new looks. And going vertical by decorating the chandy is because the round kitchen table doesn’t allow much space for a traditional centerpiece. Sweet of you to remember about my surgery! Finished PT 10 days ago, and now am continuing on my own at home. I still have soreness and swelling, but have been able to resume most indoor activity. Always enjoy chatting with you Bonnie.
Hi Debbee, what a fun table and wow, the napkin hearts steal the show! Love the decorated chandy and the adorable Queen of hearts figure centerpiece! The place settings on the heart placemats with red flatware couldn’t be more perfect for Valentine’s and a Queen of hearts theme! Happy February and Valentine’s Day!
Thanks Jenna. Yep, those large heart folds provide a nice punch of red, and allowed me to simplify the plate stack without using an Valentines specific dishes.
A lovely table for the Queen of Hearts. I love the black and white with red. The red really pops. Your little queen of hearts is making the rounds.She is adorable. Love that your decorated your chandy, picture perfect The heart shaped napkins are lovely. I love the red napkin on the white plate. it looks like your lovely red ornament. Bold and beautiful table to enjoy Valentines. So happy you are getting the precious puppy. Sounds like you are getting ready for your new fur baby. A pleasure joining you on this fabulous blog hop.
Yes, the Queen has graced a few Wonderland theme tables now, but never Valentines Day. Figured it would be her last table before she wears out her welcome lol! I usually alternate Valentine tables from one year to the next, rotating red, black and white with soft pink or raspberry. We’re supposed to pick up Whiskey on Friday, but I’m worried the weather could delay our 6-hour round trip to Ohio. Regardless, I’m sure he’ll be here in time to cuddle on Valentines.
A very fun and festive tablescape for the Queen and her court! I also love that it has an M-C-inspired look, which always catches my eye. This napkin fold is very nice with its dimensional look – reminds me of a cowl neck sweater neckline. I know you must be thrilled to bring Whiskey home, and I wish you well as you get to know your newest family member. Happy February, Debbee!
Happy Valentines Day Rita! I’ve always loved the Mackenzie-Childs check. Unfortunately, now that I have the funds, I lack space to store or display more tableware. Maybe a tablecloth or chargers though? I’m pretty pleased with the soft napkin fold — no rings needed and it easily goes from plate to lap. We are a bit concerned about weather for the 6 hour roundtrip drive to get Whiskey, but if we’re delayed a few days he’ll be none the wiser.
I love your Queen of Hearts themed table for Valentine’s Day Debbee! Your chandy, napkin fold, linen layers and Queen are all delightful. What fun to have some puppy love again. I’m sure Whiskey will fill you heart and keep you on your toes which I hope are healing. ,-) So happy to join you at the table and hop with you again. Happy February. ♥
Thanks so much Mary! It was a fun and easy table & chandy to create. So glad I resisted selling her highness, as she makes a charming Valentines Day decoration. Anticipating Whiskey’s arrival has really given me something to look forward to. Keeping me “on my toes” will be good exercise now that I’ve finished PT for my foot lol!
I always look forward to your creative tables! Beautiful! I love all the red and all your adorable touches. Now, I want to learn how to do some napkin folding…yours look fabulous! Great to hop with you again!
Thanks Shelley! Napkin folding is really easy peasy with all the video tutorials available. Some just require a little more practice than others. The rose is one of the easiest.
That is a beautiful and lush chandelier and one that I wouldn’t want to dismantle right away. The Queen has rightly taken her place in the center of the table and she is quite the royal figure. As others have said, this sums up the holiday perfectly.
Thanks Sandra! I think I will likely keep the chandy decorated through February. Then, I may keep the greenery, bows and ribbon and transition to a spring or Easter look. Her majesty is one of my favorite creations, and I’m so happy to have her now as Valentines Day decor.
I love the heart shaped napkins and I’m so happy to read that you made them from an old tablecloth. Why have I never thought of that, but I have old ones that don’t fit my current tables. Gold! It was fun to hop with you as always.
Oh Andrea, it never occurred to me to use tablecloths that no longer fit tables for napkins! You took my idea and made it better lol! I’ll up it one — also good for tablecloths that have stains but large sections that spot free.
Debbee, I love a themed table and you do them so beautifully! Queen looks so lovely underneath your splendidly decorated chandy. Your napkin fold, linens, and place settings are all so pretty. How fun to get Whiskey, enjoy and Happy February and Valentine’s Day!
Very sweet of you to say so Pam, thanks! I just set up (fortified lol) the kitchen for the puppy, and got the travel carrier and supplies ready to pick him up. Crossing fingers and toes weather doesn’t delay our trip.
I love your pretty table and those napkins shaped into a heart are just perfect! Pinned.
You always have the prettiest tablescapes Debbee! This one is just gorgeous. The chandelier is over the top beautiful and everything just comes together perfectly!
Aren’t you sweet to say so Denise; thank you! I like harlequin print bows and ribbons so much in the chandy, that I’m thinking of purchasing a set of check shades for the fixture.
Debbee, I am loving all of your Valentine decorations. Your chandelier looks so beautiful, and your island vignette is so pretty. The reigning Queen on your table is just precious! I hope that you have a Happy Valentine’s Day!
Glad you like it Shannon, thanks! I actually don’t have much else in the way of way of specific VD decor, but do create framed photo vignettes of vintage family wedding portraits, and favorites of Mr. Buzz and I from around the world.
Always a delight to see your themed decorations and Valentine’s Day is the perfect time for hearts and roses. A beautiful setting and I especially love the chandelier decor. I know your hearts are full of puppy love as you get ready to bring home Whiskey…he will be a lucky puppy indeed and a new and very lovable addition to the family! Will look forward to seeing lots of photos as you cuddle with him on Valentine’s Day…wishing you all much love and happiness and a very Happy Valentine’s Day! Cheers
Although I don’t have much in terms of VD decor, it was fun decorating for the holiday. Being able to view the chandy across the entire back of the house was a quick and easy way to create some cheer. I spent the morning getting the puppy travel carrier and supplies all organized, and the crate in the kitchen. Brought out a number of Fibber’s ‘ol Scottie, plaid and argyle print blankets and gently loved toys for Whiskey. We’ll “fortify” the kitchen with gates, etc. Thursday night and the big day is Friday — weather permitting. I’ll try to publish a puppy love post for VD and share pix.
Love your Royal table. The heart napkins are beautiful!
Thanks so much Cindy! Although I struggled with the fold initially (the video went to fast for ‘ol me lol), after a bit of practice I got the hang of it. I love how easily they open from table to lap too.
Debbee, you’ve outdone yourself with another fabulous napkin fold! It looks striking against the white plates. What a great idea to use the queen of hearts as a Valentine centerpiece…she looks very pleased to “reign” over your table once again! Your chandy gives the table a real wow factor. I love the key to your heart over Mr. Buzz’s place setting. That is so sweet! It was fun to hop with you again. Happy Valentine’s Day, my friend!
PS – I can’t wait to “meet” Whiskey!
Thanks ever so much Rebecca! After all the love and effort that went into making the queen for the Wonderland event, I was delighted to realize she’d also work as Valentines decor. Decorating the chandy and folding napkins are pretty quick and easy and are low cost for big impact I think. Mr. Buzz has not noticed the key yet, but waiting until the actual holiday before telling him. I. Am. So. Excited to bring Whiskey home. Best Valentines gift ever!
Debbee, I love your Valentine’s posting since your tablescape and your coordinating decor throughout your room really has me feeling like I am living in a storybook. I am so involved and captured by your Queen on your table and all of the lovely hearts, including your amazing napkin fold. I think the black and white check pattern you used in the table runner, bows and in your chandelier really adds a bold statement that immediately caught my attention. Your article provided an opportunity to engage in a pleasant moment of fun and fantasy. Good luck with your new puppy, Whiskey. It sounds like there is plenty of love.
Marsha, I am so touched by your remarks about a storybook and moment of fun and fantasy! Such a lovely compliment especially during these trying times. We pick up Whiskey tomorrow, and like the Peanuts saying goes, “Happiness is a wrap puppy.”
Oh, Debbee, you are truly the “Queen of Themes”!!!!! Honestly, you amaze me w/ your creative ideas, and I feel happy every time I see one of your lovely settings. I love it all, and really love the soft heart napkins (I’m going to practice that one tonight). Where did you find your placemats & puffed hearts w/ rose design (really adds interest)? The Queen of Hearts is the perfect centerpiece, and I’m all in w/ the black & white checkerboard w/ red–so beautiful. A Christmas gift from my honey this year was the Mackenzie Child’s Top Hat snowman cookie jar, salt & pepper shakers, & matching snowman plates. They all have the black & white checks– I’m crazy about that look! Hugs, dear friend!
Really love hearing my post made you “feel happy” Bobbi. How did the napkin fold go? The placemats came from Kohls several years ago, and I was surprised to see online they are still carrying them. Couldn’t locate the rose embossed heart ornaments for you though — mine came from the grocery store gift section of all places. You must have been a very, very good girl to receive all those MC gifts lol!
As usual, your table setting is gorgeous. I always love anything from your Alice in Wonderland theme. That ivy topiary with the winding red ribbon caught my eye, too. I think I could manage THAT napkin swag–some of your folds are over my head. This week we are usingreusing paper football napkins in honor of the Super Bowl! I can’t wait to see pictures of Whiskey. Hope he is a good puppy! I swear the next cat I get is gonna be a kitten so I can teach him/her to have a sense of humor. Dogs have it; cats have to be raised with it! I’m ready for spring–in Maine we got 6-8″ of snow in this last storm.
Glad you don’t feel I’ve overdone the Wonderland theme too often Kathy. But, it is the first time the Queen reigned for Valentines Day lol! On the scale of easy to hard napkin folds, I’d saw the soft heart was a medium. Hope it works for you. Whiskey will be getting a lot of training time one-on-one with me, and later in classes. Scotties are super smart and quick learners. We also got about 6″ but fortunately none of the high winds our son experienced with twice the amount of snow in Philly.
Such a fun and creative table Debbee. Love the napkin fold and the plate stack, and the chandy is a masterpiece!
Thanks Kim! Now that I’ve mastered that fold, I’m thinking it’d also be great for an anniversary dinner, bridal shower luncheon, or even wedding. You give me too much credit on the chandy — easy and quick to do.
Beautiful table, and those heart napkins are amazing! Thank you for sharing at Party In Your PJ’s.
Glad you liked it Ann! The red napkin on the white plate really helps it to pop.
Another triumph of tablescaping Debbee!! I can’t even list everything I love about this one! But that gorgeous hanging garden has me spellbound! So lovely to hop with you again – I know you and Mr Buzz will have a wonderful Valentine’s celebration!
You’re very kind Barbara; thanks! I’m really glad I’m such a pack rat and save those harlequin bows, etc. from the Wonderland party. They’re the “secret sauce” in the chandy and what ties it to the tablescape. Always enjoy the opportunity to hop and “chat” with you too.
It’s so great that you can sew! It makes life so much easier, I’m sure. I have tons of fabric that could become super napkins and table coverings if I just had the patience to learn and then actually sit down to do it.? I’m sorry you’ve been unable to get out with this wretched virus running wild. I “suit up” a couple of times a week to workout with my trainer and run my errands after. We have to wear our masks during workouts which makes it…Uh, let’s say “interesting.” I’m counting my lucky stars to be breathing at all!? You’re doing a bang up job of using what you have. There is something to be said for shopping our own homes. We have a WEALTH of items just waiting to be discovered! Have a happy week!
My mom made lots of our clothes growing up (having learned from her mom), and taught me. Shortly after I got married my parents gave me a sewing machine. Over the years, I’ve mostly used it to make Halloween and other costumes for the boys. Pulled it out last spring to make masks. Since it’ll still be awhile until we can get vaccinated, I’m taking a very cautious approach. Figure we are so close now, I can take another couple of months staying close to home.
Debbee, once again my mind is blown by your beautiful tablescape. The way you decorated the chandelier to match the table is stunning. I absolutely adore your centerpiece. So fun to hop with you again. Happy Valentine’s Day!
Michelle, you are very generous to say so — thank you! To think I thought that chandelier was a little boring when we remodeled the kitchen lol! So glad for it’s neutral gray color and 6 even “arms” — easy to decorate!
Debbee, OMG, I love your Queen of Hearts and your table is gorgeous. As usual, you have created a magnificent Valentine chandelier. You are just so creative. Congratulations, you are being featured at Thursday Favorite Things. https://www.eclecticredbarn.com/2021/02/thursday-favorite-things-party_11.html
One of these days when you visit Pittsburgh, we’ve got to get together! I’ll save you a set at the table, lol! Even though making the Queen initially was a lot of work, putting together the table and decorating the chandy was a snap. As always, I so appreciate being featured!
Love this table! I have Mikasa English Countryside too – got them in 1992 when we married. They are one of my all time favorites and I love the heart napkin folds.
Thanks Holly, so nice of you to stop by! I only have the Mikasa dinner plates, but I’ll bet the rest of the set is gorgeous!
Spectacular. Especially like to see all the napkin folds and the gorgeous colors. I pinned it. Congrats about being featured at #TFT where I’m featured as well. Happy Valentine’s Day and great work Debbee.
Thanks Nancy, and lovely to “meet” you! Aren’t we both the lucky ones to be featured? Enjoyed seeing all your sweet DIY ideas.
Debbee, I’ve always admired the way you decorate your chandeliers. I’ve tried it a time or two, all epic fails according to my husband lol! Hope you enjoy your Valentine’s Day.
Oh Sandra, I can’t believe as talented a stylist you are, that can be true! Maybe it’s the light fixture just isn’t conductive to decorating? To be honest, it’s not like Mr. Buzz ever goes, “oh I like that!” Although, I was surprised that he actually liked, Spooktacular Skeleton at the Feast Halloween Table with the skellie in the chandelier lol.
Hello Debbee-I am very interested in purchasing some of heart shaped ornaments with roses embossed on them-please let me know where you purchased them-Regards-Jeff
Appreciate you stopping by Jeff! I purchased those ornaments at my local grocery store of all places — 5 years ago. Unfortunately, I no longer have the packaging and there’s no manufacturing mark on the hearts either. A search on Amazon came up empty. Sorry I couldn’t be more helpful.
Those napkins are so fun! Pinned for later! 🙂 Visiting from TFT!
Thanks, I hope you’ll try some.
Great post, and I love the way the napkins are handled!
Thanks Jeanne! I plan to create a tutorial this year, after lots of folks have requested one.
Hi Deb, Visiting you through the Happiness Is Homemade Link Party #462. Love the napkin roses and glad to see many of the items you use are recycled. Climate is changing and wish many people would make the choice to reduce, recycle, and reuse.
I do enjoy using fabric to make interesting napkin folds to enhance table settings. Hoping to encourage others to in Napkin Folds for All Seasons, Holidays & Occasions
So pretty and perfect for Valentine’s Day!
I’m stopping by from Katherine’s Corner TFT blog hop. Have a wonderful weekend!
Thanks Penny, I appreciate you taking the time to visit and comment.
Those red napkin hearts are genius!! That fabric drapes perfectly…KUDOS!!!
Thanks Franki, but I can’t take credit for the folding technique — I just tweaked it. Try it yourself at, Fold a Heart-Shape Napkin for Valentines Day