Let's be honest, with their pre-fixed menus and impossible-to-get reservations, restaurants on Valentine's Day are kind of the the worst. That's why we're celebrating at home this year! In the midst of planning our own table decor, we conjured up a few different table scape ideas to suit every type of Valentine's celebration!
GALENTINE'S GIRLS DINNER
If you're planning on ditching cupid for your BFFs, try this punchy pink and red tablescape and make your dinner party one to remember. For the table linens, we opted for our Poppy pink placemats, cocktail napkins and Hockney pink dinner napkins. Staying on theme with the palette in our Poppy print, we had fun with the drinkware and paired pink David Fuin wine glasses with Lilac water glasses by CB2 (because we're always all about that high-low mix). To keep add a modern touch and keep things from feeling too crazy, we opted for simple ceramic pink plates by Year & Day and gold flatware by CB2.
We recently discovered Dinosaur and instantly fell in love with their collection of resin homewares. The best part? They have incredible color options, many of which work perfectly with our linens! We know a good salad can really make a meal so opted for Dinosaur's melon resin bowl and guava servers. Since its the details that make the difference, we completed the look with these ah-mazing berry napkin rings by Charlie Sprout and festive brass place card holders by Jonathan Adler.
DINNER BY CANDLELIGHT
If you're in the mood for r-o-m-a-n-c-e, we suggest trying this sophisticated yet festive tablescape. We stuck to a holiday-appropriate color palette but pulled in richer colors like cranberry red and rose pink to create a luxe vibe. We used this H&M cotton tablecloth in dusty rose for a recent photoshoot and absolutely loved it! We typically like to layer it with our table runners but for this look we paired it with Chilwich bamboo placemats and our Ginger dinner napkins to really bring that cranberry color we love into focus.
We thought gold would round out this rich palette and brought it into the mix with Williams Sonoma ruffled dinner plates, Cabana hand painted desert plates and Ricci Silversmith bamboo flatware. We could resist bringing in a few more color pops and did so with these Zafferano Iseo tumblers and R+D.LAB pink Luisa wine glasses. Finally, since this a dinner by candlelight after all, we set a major mood with these Hawkins wooden candleholders in rose.
PINK PARTY FOR YOUR MINIS
Valentine's Day with kids is always extra sweet. We really committed to pink to create a tablescape that your tiny Valentines are sure to love. We started off by setting the tone with our very fun and very pink Carolina dining bundle, which includes our Hockney table runner and a set of Carolina dinner napkins. Since the linens are so bold, we opted for simple white dinner plates by Juliska.
To make this meal extra special for the little ones, we incorporated these Le Creuset mini heart cocettes in white. We added touches of gold with Ralph Lauren flatware, Summerill & Bishop glass goblets and unbreakable brass cups by Jason Home. Finally, since this holiday is synonymous with sugar for most children, we created a festive centerpiece with a Luisa Beccaria pink cake stand and gold foiled chocolate hearts.