Wintery Valentine Tablescape

January 31, 2013 by 39 Comments

It is really cold outside,  we had a few snow flurries last night but no snow on the ground.  Thinking about snow led me to do this small tablescape composed of all white and off-white pieces.  I’m thinking you are familiar with my dishes and glassware. I’ve shared the details with you before.  What I haven’t shown you is this vintage tablecloth made out of linen and lace.  I only use it for special occasions, I’m thinking it is well over 50 years old.  Me too!

Vintage Linen and Lace TableclothLinen and Lace star motif in the center of the table-topper, as you can see it had been hand stitched and over the years well preserved with love and a little mending here and there.

Winter ValentineThe tray in the center of the table displays  a cloche with a sweet birdie inside, a sugar and creamer set, a Fenton glassware dish with a candle and a white ceramic dish holding a sweet spring bouquet (faux).

Winter Valentine2Mikasa dishes,  Irish Stemware and Silver flatware in this picture.

Winter Valentine 3The glass cloche was placed on a milk-glass pedestal.  Inside the cloche a small ceramic bird is resting on a grapevine wreath  while keeping his feathers out of the snow (faux snow). Attached to the cloche with a satin ribbon is my favorite heart, made out of wood and painted white, I use it in many vignettes and never get tired of it.

Winter Valentine 6Another look at the all- white Winter  Valentine tablescape…very simple, calm and serene.  I just love the warm glow of candle-light on a wintery day.

Winter Valentine 1

As I cleared the table, I moved the sweetheart cloche over onto the sideboard and took one last picture.

Blessings to you on this wonderful day….I’m so glad you stopped by!

Linking to:  savvy southern style , between naps on the porch


39 Responses to “Wintery Valentine Tablescape”
  1. The cloth is exquisite! Beautiful winter table!

  2. I love your all white winter table. The tablecloth is out of this world. hugs ~lynne ~

  3. Jocelyn says:

    Your vintage tablecloth is so beautiful and the perfect setting for your tablescape.

  4. Such a pretty table! I have serious envy over that gorgeous tablecloth!! The cloche with the bird inside is so sweet. Beautiful job – thanks for sharing!

  5. Scribbler says:

    Gorgeous and perfect!

  6. What a lovely table! Love the white and all the special touches, especially the cloche. Well done!

  7. Debbie says:

    Moni, it’s so pretty, as your tablescapes always are. My favorite element is the pretty tablecloth. Was it handed down by someone special? Or an incredible find? In any case, it makes a beautiful table, as does the rest. Thanks for sharing. Enjoy your Thursday!


  8. Karen K says:

    ahhh..You really inspire me..I love that vignette..

    I hope your hubby appreciates your thoughtful touches of love throughout your house..

    You & me BOTH are older than that gorgeous tablecloth!!…LOL

  9. What a beautiful white tablescape,gorgeous tablecloth and a lovely cloche!
    So Romantic
    Happy Valentine day!!!!!

  10. oh, I love the all white! love that wonderful vintage tablecloth and the tray filled with pretties!

  11. Melanie says:

    I am loving this tablescape. I love the clean, calm look of all-white. And that tablecloth is gorgeous. There’s nothing like old linens!

  12. Laurie says:

    Beautiful table setting and I just love the sweet bird in the cloche. I have two little white birds that would work perfectly for something like this… now I’m inspired! Thank you for sharing your lovely table. ♥

  13. It’s all so gorgeous, Moni. Love every detail.

    Jeanette @ Creating A Life

  14. kadee says:

    What a serene setting for the dining table1 I love the large white heart attached with a satin ribbon on the cloche. The size really sets it apart from others I have seen.

  15. celeste says:

    Beautiful, love just all white! The tablecloth is gorgeous!

  16. Ruth says:

    Your table settings gorgeous. I love the tablecloth and all the items you included.

  17. Tina Knepper says:

    Gorgeous tablescape! I love all of the creamy whites…so homey and with a soft flair of romance – perfect for Valentines Day! Thanks for the inspiration! 🙂

  18. Love the tablecloth! Beautiful tablescape — with the little daffodils foretelling spring.

  19. Marlis says:

    Oh yeah, that is one fabulous tablecloth. Oh goodness,is it a family piece? The white table is wonderful. It’s full of many textures and levels of interest that it makes anyone feel comfortable. Just a gorgeous setting.. xo marlis

  20. So pretty…just like you.

  21. angie says:

    love the white and lace so lovely
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  22. Michele says:

    I love the shabby chic pretty and wintery.

  23. Linda Miller says:

    Your white on white table setting has such a clean crisp look. Very fitting on a cold snowy winter day.

  24. Olive says:

    I love white dishes but this tablecloth is beautiful and steals this tablescape.

  25. leslie says:

    Your all white tablescape is beautiful. I love the birds and that pretty tablecloth!

  26. Karen says:

    Just beautiful. Love that gorgeous tablecloth and all your pretty whites! Stay warm!

  27. Your tablecloth is exquisite, such a beautiful cut work design. The all white tablescape is stunning, it looks so elegant. Of course I adore your cloche, it really makes it for me. Don’t forget the party next week for our cloches. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  28. Judy says:

    Wow, love your cloth and your white tablescape is stunning. Love every elements!!

  29. Claudine says:

    Beautiful tablescape! I love how you explained it all!
    I also bought an old tablecloth, will try to find a few pieces here to make a winter vignette, too!
    Happy Valentines!

  30. So pretty Moni! I love the little bird! Thanks for linking up at my Pin Me Linky Party.

  31. So so pretty. I love it. Come link up and share this post with us on Centerpiece Wed.

  32. What a lovely tablescape. We have the same set of dishes:) Don’t you just love an all white theme on the table?

  33. Beautiful cloth and lovely tablescape. Thank you for sharing this at the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see your prettiness again on Monday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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