Setting the Scene – Romantic Tabletop Ideas for Valentine’s Day

It’s time to set the table for two–
this Valentine’s Day, use white and blue.
A flickering candle, a dose of champagne
will ensure that love forever will reign.

Assorted Blue Petals Dessert PlatesValentine’s Day doesn’t have to be covered in red. Blue and white are a sophisticated color combination that will complement the tasty morsels you’ve devised. Hand-painted pottery from Craft Link, Vietnam are beautiful pieces for a romantic tabletop. Dessert plates with bowls and a vase to match make for a cohesive look.

Candles will set a soft glow to warm the heart and add an ambient mood. The classic idea of a candlelit table is true to its associated grandeur. The flicker and glow of small flames create a magic unlike any other type of light.

Candles and Candleholders

Champagne is a drink for celebrations. Drink from a vessel that’s as special as the occasion. The Plated Brass Champagne Flute from India is a good option to dress up your table and make everything feel just a little more fancy.
Plated Brass Champagne Flute
No holiday would be complete without a card to capture your sentiments. The Filigree Heart Card from Bangladesh is made in a style of “quilled” paper. A technique dating back centuries, this process of coiling paper around a quill creates intricate patterns and spirals reminiscent of the finest filigree. Blank inside, this card gives the opportunity to express your feelings on a personal level.
Filigree Heart Card

It’s always nice to be reminded of how important you are to someone. Remind your loved ones every day how much you appreciate their presence.




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