1. Valentine’s Day Bar Cart

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    I absolutely love Valentine’s Day and it’s not for the usual reason that most married women do, which is a day of gifts and romantic dinners. Actually to be honest, my husband doesn’t really care for the Holiday and we usually opt to go out a few days later when we can actually get into the restaurants we like! But the real reason I love the Holiday is the excuse to use everything pink. Pink flowers, cocktails, candy… and it’s more than acceptable, it’s encouraged!! So styling the photo shoots you will see over the next two weeks {as well as the ones I have done in the past – see sections here and here}, have been some of my favorites to date because I love pink more than the next girly girl. So enough chatting and on to this stunning Valentine’s Day Bar Cart.

    First and foremost I went all out on the flower arrangement on the bottom level. If you aren’t familiar with Juliet roses, they are breathtaking. Very expensive so only a once and while treat, but I just had to splurge this Holiday. I mixed the Juliet roses with pink peonies, and a few spray roses {which are actually inexpensive and and great for filling in any gaps}. Then the Chandon Rosé champagne cocktails I whipped up are served in beautiful Tuscany Classic Flutes by Lenox {I just love the height of these glasses!}, and for the finishing touch, I created gold sugar-coated rims. {In next Monday’s post I will be talking about how I made these drinks so stay tuned.} Right before serving, I stuck toothpicks through Sugarfina sugar lips and placed them on top of each cocktail. Sugarfina has the cutest Valentine’s Day candy from their “Olive You” boxes, to sugared lips, to champagne bubbles, and I love their packaging {a great idea for “Galentines Day” treats, ladies!}. The finishing touch here was the “XO” hangtags which I hung from each flute. For all the other fun details, shop my Valentine’s Day decorations below! Cheers!

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  2. Galentine’s Day Bar Cart

    I just love setting up a pretty bar cart display for each holiday and Valentine’s Day is no exception… especially today’s cart because it is meant for a fabulous night with your girlfriends… ie. a Galentine’s Day Celebration! In case you missed last year’s Valentine’s Day bar cart, there is tons of inspiration there as well {see it here}. It was one of my favorites… sugar coated rims, stunning blooms, but for this year’s girls night I decided to keep the drinks much more simple {because really who needs much more than rosé?!}, but up the sweets… because what girl isn’t planning to have…

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  3. Marshmallow POPS for Valentine’s Day

    I have the cutest DIY for you to make this Valentine’s Day! Whether you want something sweet to put on your bar cart, need a festive treat to bring to your child’s class, or simply want an fun activity for a Galentine’s Night in, this is equal parts insatgram-worthy and delicious (and the best part, super simple!). What you need: marshmallows pink and white striped straws candy melts in bright white heart sprinkles Take your marshmallow and poke them half way through a pink straw. In a bowl melt your white chocolate as directed on the packaging. Dip you marshmallow into your white chocolate covering all…

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  4. Valentine’s Day at Home

    I don’t know about you guys but I am SO looking forward to a sweet and simple Valentine’s Day at home. We have had so much going on lately that I really want nothing more than a glass of rosé on our quiet patio once our kids are tucked away in bed. While I plan to leave the food to take-out, the least I could do was create a sweet set up for my husband to come home to after work. It’s amazing how a few pops of pink can instantly make the night feel special. When you walk out on my…

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  5. Valentines Day Flower Tutorial

    The thing I love most about Valentine’s Day is the flowers. Anytime there’s fresh flowers on my coffee table or on my bedside table is a happy day in my book. But I have to say that finding beautiful pre-made arrangements can tricky (especially for the men in our lives!). So this Valentine’s Day I am challenging you to change it up; request a loose bunch of flowers so you can assemble a stunning arrangement of your own! To inspire you, I asked the incredibly talented Floral & Event Designer Nicole Braghin of N Events for ideas of a romantic, whimsical, and incredibly unique arrangement, and…

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