Valentine’s Day Party Ideas

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we could all use some inspiration and ideas to create a memorable evening. Be it for your sweetheart or your best friends, here are a few ideas sure to leave their hearts filled with love.



LOVE this stunning mexican-themed tablescsape by Cassandra from CocoKelley. Get the look here.


This pink and white color scheme has single-girls dinner party written all over it! Love the sugar-rimmed flutes.

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You might remember this look that I created for my column at Bright.Bazaar. Get the look and all the details here.


And this one that I created for Rue Magazine.


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What’s not to LOVE about this glitsy and glittery pink party by sitting in a tree events! Super cute and how adorable is this the idea of decorating flatware with gold tread!

How are you planning to celebrate V-day? Do you love it or loathe it?



Tablescape 101: A Valentine’s Dinner for Two

Hello February! Some of you know how much I look forward to sharing my latest tablescapes with you. Which is why I could not wait to show you my latest look for Bright Bazaar, a Valentines Dinner for TWO. Not one for crowded and over-priced fixed meals at restaurants on V-day, I created a budget-friendly, intimate and easy-to-pull together tablescape look for a cozy dinner at home. We kept things fresh, and modern and opted to skip the over-used pinks and hearts.

We decided on a sophisticated black, white and gold palette highlighted with amethyst accents. A cursive fabric becomes an easy table runner, chevron drawer liners double up as place mats and ampersands played up the menu cards and invite.

I have to say I absolutely LOVE how the look came together. Huge thank you to Claudia and Karen, your designs ROCK! And Thank you Will for making this column look spectacular! Friends, do hop on over to Bright Bazaar and check it out.

Menu and invites by

Gold Chevron placemats/drawer liners by Hammocks and High Tea

Styling and photography by Manvi Drona-Hidalgo