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Tuesday, January 21, 2014


Valentine Party Table

I’m sharing past Valentine’s tablescapes today.  In 2013, I had a “box lunch” Valentine party.

Valentine Tablescape

Another 2013 tablescape was our Valentine dinner for two.  If you are interested in seeing more of any of these scapes, you may click on the picture of that tablescape.

Valentine Tablescape

This 2012 tablescape was all about red, white and hearts.

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A Valentine party tablescape, in 2012, took us to the City of Love, Paris.

Valentine Tablescape

Our dinner table for a Valentine celebration in 2011 featured a Christmas tree decorated with hearts.

Valentine Party Table

The dessert table in 2011

Valentine Tablescape

In 2010, the Valentine table was brown, blue and white, with romance.

Valentine Tablescape

Lovey dovey table in 2009. 

My watermark on photographs sure has changed through the years, and I think my camera and photography have improved over the years.  It’s kind of interesting for me to go back and look at past posts and feel that I’ve made some progress with my photography.

I hope some of these photos have provided you with some inspiration for a Valentine table.  Please don’t forget my Fifth Annual Valentine linkup on February 7th.  For more information about the linkup, click on the party button.  I’m so glad you visited me today.  laurie

Bargain Decorating with Laurie

I’m linking this post to Centerpiece Wednesday at The Style Sisters, Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch, and Seasonal Sundays at The Tablescaper.


ellen b. said...

Such wonderful inspirations, Laurie!

Sarah said...

Laurie, it's fun to look back at these pretty Valentine's Day tables. Thanks for the inspiration. Looking forward to the party!

Debbie said...

To me, you and Valentines Day are a perfect match. Your tables alway make me think of a vintage Valentines Day card, if that makes sense.

I want to join the party. I'm hesitating only because my luncheon club is coming here for a luncheon on the 8th, and I don't want them to see my table in advance. How silly is that?

Liz@ HomeandGardeningWithLiz said...

You've done some great tables!! I love the 2009 the picture of the Lovey Dovey one.

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Laurie, What a wonderful post of tablescapes for Valentines over the years.

Everything is gorgeous and your last pic, the one with the doves in the centerpiece caught my attention.
I have the same set of doves given to us on our wedding day over 40 years ago. They were a gift from a dear friend who died several years later to bone cancer. I have loved those doves and they are very precious to me as it is the last gift from our friend.
They look gorgeous on your table as the centerpiece.

Thank you for sharing your tables over the years. I am inspired by your great ideas.
hugs said...

So many great tables Laurie! I especially love the City of Love, what an original idea for Valentines Day! I can't wait for your party, Fun!

The Tablescaper said...

I love them all and can't wait to see what you come up with this year!

- Alma, The Tablescaper

Unknown said...

I love all your Valentine tables but my all time favorite would be the Paris one probably because I know I will never get there and fantasizing about going is all I can do.susie

Anonymous said...

Laurie, Hi!
You have some very nice tablescapes. Love the 2012 table with the heart plates.

Candy S said...

I love the Heart shaped plates. Your tablescapes are so romantic and pretty. I can't wait to see this years tablescape.

Bonnie said...

I enjoyed all your back posts but am partial to anything about Paris. Looking forward to this years post.

The Tablescaper said...

Great to have you at Seasonal Sundays.

- The Tablescaper

Marigene said...

Lots of great inspiration in those photos, Laurie. Love the 2012, table with all the red and white, especially the heart plates.
Have a wonderful upcoming week.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful tables...they are all wonderful. Love the heart-shaped plates.

Ruthie Miller said...

You really are talented. It is wonderful to see your creativity. Your grandchildren must love to see what you are going to do next. What an absolutely gorgeous home you have!
Best, Ruthie from Lady B's Time for Tea