Wednesday, February 9, 2011

...Pink & Chocolate Polka Dot.... Valentines Tablescape!

I LOVE Valentines Day! Typically valentines is red and white which I love BUT- this year I wanted something a little different. When I came across these dishes I knew they were the "different" that I was looking for. Chocolate brown and pink polka dots, what could be better? I snatched them up and little by little started finding other items to fill in the tablescape. I am tickled pink (hehehe) with how it turned out!  
I am linking with Suasan at "Between Naps On The Porch" 
Please visit her to see many more great ideas!


I started the table setting with using a vintage bed sheet for my tablecloth! I just LOVE vintage linens.
White round placemats are from the dollar tree.
Cordial colored chargers came from a flea market booth and they were $1 each!
Paper napkins are Martha Stewart and were on sale for $2.00 ( last year)
Plates, Bowls and Cups all came from the Dollar General Store and they were about $12.00 for the set.
Flatware was purchased at Dollar Tree. (they have white stars on them which I covered with glittered heart stickers)




I found the little mail boxes at Target in the $1 section.
Place cards are Martha Stewart.
Heart shaped coasters are Martha Stewart. 



These little petifore shaped candles are just darling AND they are chocolate scented! I know right?  







This fondue set was a STEAL last summer at a local yard sale. It was brand new in the box, from Avon and for only $1.00 I snatched it right up!  


Ah! Another one!! lol..... this one was sitting on the shelf at Savers for $4.00 and just screamed at me when I walked by....HEY! I'm pink and chocolate brown and you NEED me for your tablescape. I politely responded "I already have a fondue set" to which I heard once again.....I know, but I match PERFECTLY and you NEED me! So, without further hesitation and to keep from causing a scene into my cart it went!  




The small box of hearts are from Walmarts after Christmas clearance sale for .25 each and they are soaps! I thought they would make great favors!
Thanks for stopping by and Have a great night!
                                                                                     

8 comments:

  1. What a great tablescape! So much to look at and I love all the layers!

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  2. Love your little pink and brown polka dot dishes. Love the color combination! In fact, my table this week is also done in brown with a touch of pink. ~ Sarah

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  3. This is realy, realy cute ... love the fondue pots ... and the polka dots! Thanks so much for sharing.

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  4. Pink and chocolate is a very favorite color combination of mine, and I love it on your table.

    I would LOVE to have a pink fondue pot. How cute is that???

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  5. I think you are on to something with the pink and chocolate...very pretty table! Great buys on the fondue sets.

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  6. Pink and chocolate are PERFECT Valentine's Day colors!!! Very nicely done!

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  7. What a wonderfully creative tablescape! I just love pinks and browns together and who doesn't love chocolate! Happy Pink Saturday! ~Marti

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  8. Oh the joy of visiting blogs on weekend, everything you see is gorgeous and sweet. I love it!

    Come see my PINK, when you get a chance. Have a great weekend!

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