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3 ideas on a dime- Romantic inspired place settings

I am all about the romantic inspired pretty much everything over here...

And that includes tables and entertaining ideas.
This share is a bit different than what I usually share when it comes to tables.
It is more about the place settings and just a peek at the centerpiece idea and about how to shop the on various budget.

You can see that my flowers are in abundance- and that for the centerpiece and to frame the place settings- I used peonies and ranunculus with a couple of sprigs of eucalyptus.
It is a simple idea- that requires just a couple of bunches of flowers- what ever your favorites are-
and clipping them and laying them in the center of the table and dipping down just a bit around the plates. It creates a bit of a frame for your place setting and adds a ton of charm.

And today I am also sharing a couple of place setting ideas that are romantic inspired
and full of charm- and include a mix of expensive and not so expensive elements 
to show that you can create a designer setting by mixing and matching.

I am a huge fan of setting the stage for the stacks of plates with a charger.
And some of my favorites are the gold gilded glass  and the carved wood chargers.

#1. Set the stage

This charger is a favorite of mine.

It is a lightweight carved wood- that has a charming white distressed finish
And it sets a pretty stage for detailed dishes along with simple ones.
I love the rustic luxe base it creates for these simple smooth pretty blush plates.

So soft and romantic chic- oh and those blush plates?

I kid you not. 

Here is a similar style charger- you would need to paint if you wanted white (affiliate links)

#2. Lace Details

For simple and refined and full of vintage details and charm- 
Finezza from Arte Italica is the perfect one.

My absolute favorite dishes- these gorgeous lace dishes grab my heart and run away with it every.single.time. I use them- I could literally stack them all day long and play.
I know several of you have messaged me about the price being out of your comfort zone- and so
I have linked something that might give you that detail you would like.

Finezza Lace Plates

#3.  All gold all the time

This gilded glass set is one of my most about elegant elements.
Also from Arte Italica-it is no secret that I have a huge crush on their dishes.
Their quality is superb and their attention to detail- incredible.
And you can find similar chargers here

It is simple to create a stunning table with just a few mix and match elements
and as you can see- you can also mix and match price ranges. 

Up next- click on over to see Blesser House beautiful table 

valentines daddy daughter date

don't miss any of the beautiful tables being shared this week:

Holiday Entertaining Spring 18 logo

Rustic Romance: A Valentine’s Day Table Setting -

Please click below to visit the posts:
valentines daddy daughter date
Ball Jar with Roses Valentine's Day Tablescape
Taryn Whiteaker
Styled and Set Valentine's Day with Pink and Gold
French Country Cottage VD

If you missed Monday’s posts:
Monday Valentine's Day

If you missed Tuesday’s posts:
Tuesday Valentine’s Day 18

Wednesday’s Posts
Wednesday VD 18

See you Friday for something fun!

Happy Wednesday everyone.


  1. Thank you! We sure appreciate you giving us thrifty options too!

  2. SO charming and beautiful Courtney! I love the soft pink mixed with the gold :)

  3. Courtney, I’m crazy in love with Arte Italica’s tableware, as well!! Both sets of plates are stunning and I have some of their gilded goblets, too. How lovely they look framed with your stunning florals!

  4. I love your style. Beautiful dishes and flowers.

  5. Beautiful dishes but the flowers arranged around makes the setting more beautiful!

  6. The blush dinner ware is lovely with the white and gold. The crystal and floral
    arrangement makes every thing special.....It's beautiful

  7. Sigh...thanks for creating beauty. You always make my day.

  8. It's so gorgeous, Courtney. I love your dreamy tablescapes.
    Hugs, Jamie

  9. I think blush is the perfect color - I love those dishes! Beautiful! A girl can't have too many sets, can she ;)

  10. I always look forward to your beautiful posts/photos! Thank you for sharing your gift. Could you please do more whole/partial room photos as well as your close ups? Thank you for considering.

  11. Awesome tablescape!