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Love Theme's Cotillion

I bought these dishes years ago from my younger brother.  My Grandmother also had a set.
They are named perfectly for Love.

I also love these wire cloches I found at Ross.
They are so cute, especially with the little bird on top.

It's fun to dress up a buffet area.  Instead of stacking your plates, why create a beautiful vignette for your guests.

 Adding pearls  to the vignette has a touch of elegance.
Of course, it wouldn't be Valentine's without a heart.

Thank you for your visits.  Enjoy your Valentine's with loved ones.

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Hello, welcome to LifeandLinda. I am from Northern California. I enjoy blogging, Designing Blogs, Decorating, cooking, entertaining, gardening and clogging. I hope you enjoy your visit.


  1. Oh I so love your wire cloches, such a beautiful vignette. Thanks tons for joining the party. Hugs, Marty

  2. This is such a great idea,love it. x

  3. Those wire cloches are neat! Thanks for sharing. Sally

  4. I love it all, Linda! Love your wire cloches and you can never go wrong poking dishes under them.
    Be a sweetie,
    shelia ;)

  5. What a beautiful ❤ vignette, Linda! I love the idea of stacking the dishes in something unexpected. The wire cloches from Ross are so pretty. I will check my Ross to see if they might have some. Happy ❤ Day to you and your sweetie.

  6. Those dishes are cute and Linda, I love those wire cloches, so neat!

  7. Oh pretty Linda, what a gorgeous vignette and the wire cloches?..well, SWOON!!!!!!!!!! Gosh, I'd love to find one of those, it's so hard to find them here!! I love how you stacked your dishes too, very unique! Big hugs,

  8. Everything is so beautiful! And what darling dishes :)

    Have a Happy Valentine's Day!


  9. I love the display you created! The dishes look so cute in the box and in the cloche! Love the pearly beads (I meant to put some in one of my cloches)!
    This would be so cute at a party!

  10. Love plates and cloches. Your vignettes are lovely. I'm sure your guests will enjoy the loveliness.

    The French Hutch

  11. I love the wire cloches, Linda. Love your background, too. Just beautiful, all of it. xo P.S. I recommended you today to another blogging friend. ;-)

  12. HI Linda,
    Pretty vignette. love those wire
    cloches with the lil birdies, so cute.
    blessings for a lovely Valentines day hon, Nellie

  13. Clap, clap, clap! It looks lovely, and I adore those cloches.


  14. You've just reminded me I wanted to try making a cloche from a wire waste basket. If I can find some birds, I can copy cat your pretty ones.

  15. Linda, I love it all! Enjoy the day with your Valentine ;o)

    I just noticed on your side bar that you have the Jura Impressa coffee station. Do you still love it?

  16. Hi Linda, beautiful, I love the way you put all the plates inside the wire cloches,such a brilliant idea
    have a beautiful Valentine days and week

  17. You had me at "Cotillion" ;)... the whimsy and elegance the term invokes could only be surpassed by a cloche. And wired ones. I've been babying the idea of doing a couple - with chicken wire - for Easter.

    So far I had only met the idea at Pinterest; now, Thanks to your Magic, I can dream with the finishing detail - a lovely, rusty preferrably, bird.

    Thank you for sharing!



    P.S. Going to pin this later... on Buffets: not a very big board but your suggestion is too good to pass ahahahah

  18. I like the idea of displaying the dishes under the wire cloches! Very clever!

  19. It looks just lovely.

  20. Hi Linda.
    You always have some great Ideas!
    I also like the idea of displaying the dishes under the wire cloches!! I hope you have a wonderful Valentine's Day with your family.
    XXOO Diane

  21. Love your wire cloches and dishes Linda. Happy Valentines day!

  22. Your cloches are beautiful! The dishes are so pretty under them and it makes for an inviting display.
    Great job!

  23. Very pretty Linda. Love the dishes as a vignette. I have one of the bird cloches and it is so much fun. I would love if you linked this to Share Your Cup. Also, your new header is fun and you did an amazing job on Nann's!

  24. Fantastic.
    Happy Valentine´s day, dear friend.

  25. Hi Linda.
    I see Marty feature you today on her 153rd table top Tuesday. your post is Beautiful. I hope you have a wonderful week with your family.
    XXOO Diane


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