As a gal who really loves love, it doesn’t take a whole lot of convincing for me to fully embrace the Valentine’s spirit when February rolls around…but any lingering doubts were erased when Chanel sent me the link to this Disney short film last night. It doesn’t take a hopeless romantic to start dreaming of love notes & butterflies-in-the-stomach after that, no? This might be the only time of year I can get away with throwing a fête in shades of peaches, cream and pink blush adorned with scalloped edges, ruffled edges and yes – even a bow or two. Do you guys like this look – or do you lean towards a bolder palette of fuchsia and scarlet when Valentine’s rolls around?

Hope you all had a great weekend! Mine consisted of birthday brunches, breakfast dates, working out in the yard, lots of playtime with Phoebe and pretending to watch the Super Bowl while I ate chili dogs and pie. Not much relaxing, but it was fun, nonetheless. Happy Monday!

*images: {row 1} david oldham for glamour uk via dustjacket attic, signe sugar, once wed {row 2} anyone know where the ballet slippers are from?, bonnie tsang’s pinterest  {row 3} jeanette lunde via dustjacket attic, chris court for donna hay kids, hello naomi {row 4} hello naomijudy pak photography caroline frost styled by michelle edgemont, design*spongekim timmerman via oh, so happy colors.


  1. 1
    Raine | February 4, 2013 at 9:05 am

    Camille, this is lovely and so very romantic …… my favorite colors all year long!

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    Sarah [Sarah The Architect] | February 4, 2013 at 9:37 am

    That cake is adorable, cute yet minimal. Love it!

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    erin4612 | February 4, 2013 at 9:59 am

    Looking for ballet slippers like that! Any recommendations?

  4. 4 | February 4, 2013 at 10:35 am

    I MUCH prefer the pale pinks and off whites and blush color to bright reds, etc. It’s much more romantic and girly 🙂

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    Gina at Willow Day | February 4, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    Can you imagine that dear Mr. Darcy just turned 200! I was reflecting on those same words last week, when I heard that it was the 200 year anniversary of Pride and Prejudice. He’ll always be right! (I’ve been coveting Signe’s cakes, too!) Beautiful, as always

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    Style Sweets Magazine | February 4, 2013 at 3:07 pm

    This is a darling inspiration board. Love the cake & bouquets.

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    Ashley | February 4, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    We are on the same page today! Love blush pink! I featured a Vintage Blush Pink + Gold Tabletop on the blog today. Planning to embrace all the feminine details of Valentine’s Day too!

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    Michele Westrick (Lovely Notes) | February 4, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    So pretty and romantic. I love blush for Valentine’s Day and for weddings!

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    debra@dustjacket | February 4, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    Such a pretty board and the quote is so gorgeous…ahh Mr Darcy 😉

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    Lindsay {Everistta} | February 4, 2013 at 10:03 pm

    Gorgeous! So perfect for Valentine’s Day coming up.

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    Lindsey | February 5, 2013 at 9:03 am

    Camille, What a beautiful inspiration board, I love the soft romantic palette. This is getting me very excited and inspired for Valentine’s Day!

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    Cortney W. | February 8, 2013 at 2:08 am

    So lovely! I’m helping plan one of my good friend’s wedding and she’s all about tans + pale pinks so I’ll have to share. Thanks for the inspiration! xo

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