My Alpine Home


We have lived in our new home in Alpine, Utah for four years now. My current goal is to make a larger more open home (which works great with our extended family) have a bit of cottage charm and seem more cozy. I hope you will follow along and give me encouragement as well as advice as I embark upon this challenge.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Something Old…Something New

Don’t you love it when you buy something ‘OLD’ and then you realize that you have something ‘NEW’ that looks like it was made to go with it?

That was the case when I started decorating my table for Valentines Day.

Remember these vintage bubble dishes I bought just a couple of weeks ago?

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After adding a bow to my antique shopping basket and placing them on the middle of the table I remembered that I had this.

A reproduction hobnail pitcher.

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Don’t they look cute together?

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Keeping with the theme, my table d├ęcor is a mixture of ‘OLD’ and ‘NEW’

I love this little iron ‘V’ for Valentines Day trivet.  It originally was on the marquee of a theatre in Payson, UT.

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The dishes are set buffet style.  Ready for you to grab.

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Some sugar for you, Sugar!  The sentiment reads:  I am a sucker 4 your love!

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I made this quilt table topper about 5 years ago.  I love the scallop border and rick rack.

It goes well with my Vintage Valentine dishes.

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There are certain holidays that I love my gingham check end chairs.

Valentines Day is definitely one of them.

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Well there you have it, my Valentines Day table.  Hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

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Have you started decorating for Valentines Day yet?

Jann

I will be sharing my Valentines table with:

Holly at Cutie Pie Cottage for Dotty Tuesday

Sue from It's a Very Cherry World for Rednesday

Shannon at Cozy Home Scenes for Your Cozy Home

Ivy and Elephants for What's it Wednesday

A Delightsome Life for Home and Garden Thursday

Katherines Corner for Thursdays Favorite Things

Angie for Knick of Time Tuesday

33 comments:

Kris said...

What fun! I have some Valentine's things that I can't find!!!! Gaah!!!!

Kelley said...

No, because we will be going off-island the day after. However, I have begun some Valentine's crafting and making some handmade cards that I must get into the mail early if I want them to arrive on the US mainland before Valentine's Day! I'll be sharing on kelleyhighway.blogspot.com/ for sure!

Denise said...

Darling!

Holly- Cutie Pie Cottage said...

Yay, looks like comments are working again!

Oh yes, your hobnail and bubbles definitely go together!
Love your checky chairs! How fun!

I spied your dotty cake pedestal right away!Thanks for linking up to Dotty Hop Day! ♥

Shannon said...

This is very "sweet"! I love it!

Riet said...

What a lovely table. Love it.

Jan@southernjunkin' said...

Lovely table! Love the reds and your quilt topper!!

The French Hutch said...

Yes, I have started to put a few things out for Valentines Day. Mostly old vintage cards and heart boxes I've collected. Nothing as pretty as your Valentines dishes. I love those! Pretty vignette using the quilt topper. Adorable…….

~Emily
The French Hutch

Melody said...

Hi Jann! I love your Valentine table! The table runner is perfect

Peg said...

Love is all around at your house! I will be up to see it. Love it all and you too! Oh and could you whip me up some heart shaped sugar cookies to put on one of those darling plates? Yum!

Grammy Goodwill said...

I love your Valentine dishes. I haven't even begun to think about decorating for Valentine's Day. I just found some more of my snowman decor today when I was cleaning out a closet. Don't you hate it when that happens? I guess I'll leave the snow stuff out one more week, then hunt for my red stuff. Somewhere in there I want to do a tablescape for Mardi Gras. I hope all that happens. hehehe

Porch Days said...

Your link on Little Red House is not working. I had to type you into Google. You are really early for Valentines day. Everything goes together beautifully.

Melody said...

Hey Jann..just me again. Thanks for stopping by. You said you come to Columbus...there is a great antique mall.....Heritage Square....on
Channingway Center Blvd. between RT40 and I70. We go there often, it's only 2 hrs away and between there and Cincinnati also on I70 is the Heart of it All Antique Mall and it's bigger than Heritage!! It's only and hour away.
Just thought if you come back during the year they'd be places to stop. They both have websites.

Melody said...

Hey Jann..just me again. Thanks for stopping by. You said you come to Columbus...there is a great antique mall.....Heritage Square....on
Channingway Center Blvd. between RT40 and I70. We go there often, it's only 2 hrs away and between there and Cincinnati also on I70 is the Heart of it All Antique Mall and it's bigger than Heritage!! It's only and hour away.
Just thought if you come back during the year they'd be places to stop. They both have websites.

Shannon@Cozy Home Scenes said...

Jann, your Valentine's table is just the cutest! The basket of red bubble glass is perfect for the Valentine theme. Everything looks very special. Put me in your will ( that's what my aunt always says ) for the red hobnail piece. I have some white hobnail but that red is gorgeous. Thanks dear friend, for coming to my party again. You are so sweet. ------
Shannon

jeanetteann said...

Lovely table setting. I have to do my granddaughters birthday cake for the 7th Feb first. It's going to be a red and white heart. This will be just like a Valentine cake. xx jeanetteann

Debbie@Mountain Breaths said...

What a fun Valentine's table! The red bubble glass is wonderful and everything looks very special. I only have the white hobnail and that red is perfect for Valentine's and Christmas. Visiting you from the Cozy Home Party, and I am your newest follower.

Marilyn said...

ADORABLE table setting.. The bubble glass is PRETTY.. So festive for the season of Love.. xoxox

Christine @ Stonehouse Living said...

Hi Jann,
Your Valentine's table is so perfect!! Love the check chairs...Have you been hiding those from me? Love the quilt and the scalloped edge. Don't you just love scalloped edges? I do too! And no, I have not decorated for Valentine's day yet... Still bitterly cold here and snow is on the way...
Have a great day today!!
All the Best,
Christine

Debbiedoo's blogging and blabbing said...

HOW CUTE! Of course I love this. Your touch of whimsy and fun is to be adored! Thanks for stopping by! XO

Sally Annie Magundy said...

Your Valentines decor is darling, so very charming! Isn't that wonderful when everything falls into place as if it's meant to be?! Enjoy.

Happy Rednesday!

~~Carol~~ said...

Oh Jann, your table is SO pretty, and those valentine dishes are beyond cute! I'm headed for Ebay, because I won't be satisfied until I have some too. I NEED them!
Happy REDnesday,
Carol

SueLovesCherries said...

My dear Mrs. Olson, I would love to have a cuppa with you at this lovely red Valentine buffet table! We'd sit and talk about all sorts of things like, I dunno, winning my anniversary giveaway, for example. CONGRATULATIONS! I'll mail you all the goodies real soon!

Sherry @ A Happy Valentine said...

What a beautiful table setting! And the little pitcher was the perfect touch.

JenGrenko said...

Hi Jann, Those dishes are beautiful... Reminded me I have some red glass plates that would be pretty for Valentines day or in my case, Singles Awareness Day. LoL.... I adore the valentine salad plates! What Carol said.. I will have to keep eyes open for those... have a lovely day! Jennifer

Cindy said...

Your Valentines tablescape is very pretty, I love red all year round, so I think it's simply magnificent.
Hugs, Cindy

Betsy said...

Not yet, but hopefully in the next few days or so. One of the things I'll be pulling out is the vintage valentine platter that you showed! I found mine at Target and loved it as soon as I found it. Your red glass is so pretty and perfect for Valentine's Day.

Betsy

Kathy said...

I haven't even put thought to Valentines decor! Love your new and old dishes - you are so creative! This is a very cheery tabletop! Thank you for sharing with Home and Garden Thursday!
God Bless,
Kathy

S said...

Oh fun and pretty. Your table topper is spectacular.

Katherines Corner said...

Your table is lovely. It is a delight to discover something new and ld go so well together too. I haven't started decorating for Valentines Day, not sure what I'm waiting for, time I guess...Thank you for linking to the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop Linky Party at Katherines Corner. Hugs and smooches and wishes for a wonderful weekend!

hensrule said...

Hi Jann, I'm a new follower! Love all your reds. Gorgeous.
Thanks for sharing,
Dorothy and Wilma~~

Honey at 2805 said...

Your dishes are beautiful!

joetterer said...

All that red glass looks incredible in a basket! I never would have thought to do this for Valentines decor! Thanks for sharing.

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