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To be honest, this Valentine’s Day tablescape is all about yesterday’s cloche centerpiece. It’s literally my favorite one that Sarah has ever done and really captures everything that I want our Valentine’s Day tablescape for two to reflect. While traveling through Amsterdam a few years ago, I became obsessed with this painting and have always wanted to translate it somehow into a blog post. Sarah indulged me in my unexpected color palette, so I pulled dinnerware and glassware to complement it, rather than detract. This simple tablescape is really all about the centerpiece.

a moody & dramatic Valentine's Day tablescape for two. small space entertaining. #smallspaces #valentinesday #tablescape a moody & dramatic Valentine's Day tablescape for two. small space entertaining. #smallspaces #valentinesday #tablescape

I kept things really straightforward with my dinnerware and utensils selections. I’ve been obsessed with these black plates since I got them for this shoot and knew they would provide the perfect backdrop for a simple gold-rimmed plate. And you know I am obsessed with my black flatware still. They are just so handsome!

a moody & dramatic Valentine's Day tablescape for two. small space entertaining. #smallspaces #valentinesday #tablescape a moody & dramatic Valentine's Day tablescape for two. small space entertaining. #smallspaces #valentinesday #tablescape

To soften it a bit, I used natural linen napkins with another obsession: these agate napkin rings. For a fun pop, I tucked in a few leftover flowers and poppy pods. Lastly, I finished off the look with super-femme pink stemware. I all but insist that we drink champagne on Valentine’s Day, so these glasses are perfect.

a moody & dramatic Valentine's Day tablescape for two. small space entertaining. #smallspaces #valentinesday #tablescape a moody & dramatic Valentine's Day tablescape for two. small space entertaining. #smallspaces #valentinesday #tablescape a moody & dramatic Valentine's Day tablescape for two. small space entertaining. #smallspaces #valentinesday #tablescape

I haven’t quite planned out the meal yet, but with a setting like this, I’m sure our evening at home will be juuuust lovely.

a moody & dramatic Valentine's Day tablescape for two. small space entertaining. #smallspaces #valentinesday #tablescape a moody & dramatic Valentine's Day tablescape for two. small space entertaining. #smallspaces #valentinesday #tablescape

What do you guys think of this Valentine’s Day tablescape for two?

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Sources: natural linen round tableclothplates by Jars Tourron for Crate & Barrel, organic shaped salad plate with gold rim, Fortessa brushed black flatware (gifted), agate napkin rings, waterfall coupe glass, and natural linen napkin.

Photography by Meghan Klein. Styling by Jojotastic.

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