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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Quick Valentine Vignette

I did a quick Valentine vignette on the kitchen counter this morning.  It started with a gorgeous tiered plate stand that belonged to my mother.  I added a cloche to the top of it....
Then,  I put some faux cherries under the cloche...

 made some paper 'cupcakes'   (just put shredded paper in a cupcake holder)   and added some candy garland.

I had so much fun making paper 'cupcakes' that I made some for my new cupcake holder....

I got this beauty the other day at HL ...80% off...'re kidding , right????   9.99, now that's more like it!

I had this card holder out for Valentines cards and decided to use it to display these vintage pot holders.

Have a Happy Valentines Day!

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  1. Hope this doesn't post twice, said there was an error. Anyway, I love your cherries under the cloche, so cute and your crocheted pot holders are fabulous. What a lovely vignette. Thanks for joining the party. Hugs, Marty

  2. Oh my, such beautiful cloche with the cherries inside and all those adorable knitted pot holders..simply lovely! Big hugs,

  3. what a lovely post, love the two tiered dish with the cloche on top. Also the cup cakes holders are adorable and your crocheted tea pot coasters/or pot holders (I have a couple and they are coasters) are lovely too. Everything is... God bless

  4. What a pretty vignette! I especially love the vintage pot holders. I think they are what originally brought me to your blog. I have lots of plain doilies and have been making dishclothes and towels for gifts, but I think I will have to visit ravelry for some vintage potholder patterns and do some just for me. I often buy out all the cotton yarn at a local thrift stor so I have lots of off white- my favorite, but I really like the crisp freshness of your whites accenting the colors.

  5. So sweet! I love your use of the crocheted doilys! I have a few of them as well, and you've given me a great idea for them.

  6. Your display is beautiful. Your potholders are so cute.

  7. It all looks so cute, love those crocheted doilies, they are so pretty.

  8. I love it...I just posted some cloches I made too...They are so fun in displays and you did an awesome job!

  9. Those cherries look so real my mouth puckered!!! And those sweet potholders collected all pretty like that!! LOVE THOSE!! Such pretty things for Valentine's! LOVE the pinks!!
    Thanks again for sharing,

  10. They look great! I love it! I found you from Seven Live blog hop! I am our new follower. I myself love crocheting, come and visit me when you can.

  11. I adore your Valentine vignette! I love your tiered plate, I've never seen one like it, so lovely.

    Happy Rednesday and Happy Valentines Day

  12. What a sweet and adorable vignette! Thank you for sharing it with us at TTF!

  13. Hi Penny I hopped over from the French Country Cottage to take a closer look at your are such a romantic lady! Thanks for posting.
    Now following your blog on GFC!
    Lizy at

  14. My heart skipped a beat with all your pink sweet goodness!

    You are a gal after my own heart. Thank you SO very much for linking up this Valentine goodness!

  15. love all of the pretty in ink. Big score on the cupcake plate. thank you for adding your wonderful blog to the Thursday Favorite Things hop. xo

  16. Gorgeous! Love that milk glass too!
    Thanks for linking to the Creative inspirations Party!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

  17. This is gorgeous - beautiful idea to top the milk glass dish with the cloche - LOVE it. I appreciate you sharing with Home and GArden Thursday,

  18. Very pretty Valentine Vignette! Thanks so much for sharing at Simple & Sweet Fridays. Love your tiered plate!



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