Valentine's day is approaching, a wonderful idea is to style an occasion, an intimate dining, either if it is a breakfast or dinner for your love. Hospitality always have the power to make people feel welcomed and appreciated.

 

A wonderful brunch I styled for my love.

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"If you have to do it, do it properly. "

 

Decide on the theme & color.

 

InvitationMail your love a hand written calligraphy invitation card in the mood and tone of the occasion, and invite him or her to dinner at your place. Get in the spirit ahead of time!

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Prints – Shop 230 2/F Prince's Building, Central

 

Flowers & Decoration & CandlesFlowers just make the table more glamourous and simply, they just make people happy! It would say with big peonies or bouquets of white pink hydrangea, you probably don't need extra decorations, maybe a nice matching table clothe, and some scented Diptyqe candles, in this case the ROSE candles will do the trick.

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"Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication."

Flowers at your local florist

Diptyque -Shop 1080 IFC Mall, Central

Zara Home – Shop 3205, Level 3, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui

Franc Franc – Shop B, G/F & 1/F, 8 Kingston Street, Fashion Walk, Causeway Bay

Ikea – Upper Basement, Parklane Hotel, 310 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay

Indigo –  Shop 221-224, 2/F Prince's Building, Central

 

Lighting Just dim the lights and light the candles! 

 

Setting the Table This is where the fun comes in. When you have an idea of the whole theme and atmosphere, it is time to shop. Shop for themed table clothe or placemats, bread basket, silverware (always love gold!), matching plates and glassware, a champagne glass for champagne and water glass for water. Do not serve in a mug please! You can mix and match the place settings, fabrics, colors and centerpieces as long as there is some coordinating theme.

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Zara Home – Shop 3205, Level 3, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui

Franc Franc – Shop B, G/F & 1/F, 8 Kingston Street, Fashion Walk, Causeway Bay

Ikea – Upper Basement, Parklane Hotel, 310 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay

Indigo – Shop 221-224, 2/F Prince's Building, Central

 

Personalization  – This is a big one for me. I always love EVERYTHING PERSONALIZED. First of all, the placement card, and then the napkin with an embroided initial, how perfect! I even handwrite menus with initials on carefully choosen fine themed paper, yes, even dinner for two only! This is how much I love personalization, who doesn't?  

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Bookazine – Shop 309, 3/F Prince's Building, Central

Prints – Shop 230, 2/F Prince's Building, Central

Silver Laser Engraving Service – www.silverlaser.com

 

Music Set the romantic tone of the occasion

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Inspired by Soiree – Entertaining with Style by Danielle Bollins

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Kelly & Walsh – L2, 204 Pacific Place, Admiralty

Now, are we ready for V day? 

PS: My Love, I have something better for us, let's not cook this V day!