I’m so impressed with the adorable Valentine’s Day desserts that are featured in this month’s issue of Parents magazine. So cute and super creative…I can’t stop staring at the butterfly cupcake especially! And with several of the recipes using things like store-bought cake mixes and cookie cutters, they really aren’t as difficult to make as […]

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I recently stumbled on this beautiful holiday tabletop designed by Sandy of the sugarpond blog and instantly fell in love with the modern simplicity of it all…not to mention the fact that she’s using the gorgeous Classic Century dinnerware from Crate&Barrel that I’ve been lusting after for quite a while! You could easily translate this […]

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Whether you’re having an intimate dinner at home, a romantic night out, or a Sex and the City marathon (and Cosmos!) with your favorite single girlfriends…hope you a fabulous Valentine’s Day! some valentine treats for your viewing pleasure…{from marthastewart.com; scroll down for links to recipes} {clockwise from top left} Pink Meringue Drops, Dried Cranberry Shortbread […]

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Sprinkle messages of love onto baked goods or coffee drinks with powdered sugar, cocoa or your favorite edible decoratifs! Valentine Cupcake Stencils from C&B…only $3.95 for a set of 3!

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I’m in love with the new butterfly collection from elum designs. The detail in the illustrations is absolutely gorgeous! These new letterpress notecards come in 2 different designs: Painted Butterfly (set includes 6 notecards and 6 coordinating enclosure cards) and Flutterfly (6 notecards). Speaking of being in love…don’t miss the the new Valentine’s greeting cards […]

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Looking for a modern take on the traditional Valentine’s Day dinner for two? Keep reading for detailed instructions on how to recreate the "Modern Romance" tabletop design shown here – and tips on where to find the things you’ll need! How to recreate this setting at home: 1. Start with a palette of black and […]

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{click on images to view larger} This Valentine’s day, up the wow factor on your edible gifts by choosing creative alternatives to the typical heart-shaped box of chocolates. Here are a few yummy Valentine’s gift ideas with unique packaging and presentation! Product Resources:1. From Eleni’s Cookies: Sweethearts Red gift tin, Love Birds gift tin, and […]

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Stressing about how to add some romance to your Valentine’s Day? Well, this very clever Couple’s Bath Caddy from red envelope should do the trick! Comes with 2 acrylic champagne glasses and slots to hold them firmly in place (so you can enjoy your bubbly amidst actual bubbles!), a glass dish perfect for floating candles, […]

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Zanisa has their wonderful annual “Share the Love” campaign going on right now – where 20% of every “Share the Love” product purchase goes to a designated organization – which this year is Doctors Without Borders. There are lots of great Valentines gift ideas featured in the campaign – including jewelry, red travel chopsticks, letterpress […]

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As always, rock scissor paper comes through with a stellar collection for our favorite holidays. Visit their 2007 Valentines collection and see for yourself! And just to prove how much they love you, they’re giving a way a free gift with purchase of any regularly priced item until Valentines Day. Note to RSP: we love […]

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Check out these floral beauties from Jayson Home and Garden! The colors are so rich…and I love the clean, modern look. Shown here: Red Tulips ($60, includes delivery) and Pink Monochromatic Spring Blooms ($75, includes delivery). I think it’s great that they include the delivery fee in the price so you know what to expect […]

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One of my favorite designer stationery companies – Joy by Mel Lim – is sharing the love for Valentines day with a special 3-day “Give and Get Some Joy Love” sale! Just enter the coupon code “JOYLOVE” at checkout for 25% off your order. {Don’t miss the super-cute handmade plushes with little heart and flower […]

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modern valentine wishes from Crate&Barrel…heart plate ($7.95 ea), dip mug ($6.95 ea), heart stirrers for 2 ($2.95/set), valentine dish towels ($9.95/2), and double-heart spatula ($6.95)

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