Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

Today, if your home had a mind of its own, it would be decked out with:

Chester tufted upholstered sofa from West Elm.

Chester Tufted Upholstered Sofa from West Elm, $649-$1399 on sale (reg. $1099-1399).

Red tulip side table from Urban Outfitters.

Hourglass Lacquer Side Table, $279.

West Elm Victor Chair - buttoned modern mid-century and RED.

Victor Chair – Buttoned, from West Elm. $599-$749

Red SMEG refrigerator from West Elm.

SMEG Refrigerator in Red, available via West Elm. $1,999.

Siren Pendant Lamp from CB2, $299.

Red Diamonds Pillow from CB2, $34.95.

Red Diamonds Pillow from CB2, $34.95.

West Elm's tripod side table in red.

Tripod Table in Red from West Elm, $129.

Rose embroidered pillow from cb2.

Ebb Red Pillow from CB2, $24.95.

Red faux coral, from ZGallerie.

Faux Coral in Coral from Z Gallerie, $ $24.95-$59.95.

On the subject of Valentine’s Day, I have to share this very sad attempt to make Valentine cupcakes for my daughter’s class party, based on a hot tip I got off of Pinterest. The whole idea is to put marbles outside of the cupcake liner, to make the cupcakes bake in a heart-ish shape. Here’s what it’s supposed to look like:

Valentine Heart Cupcakes

Valentine heart cupcakes how-to. Didn't work!!

And here’s what happened with mine last night:

If I weren’t concerned about a bunch of second graders choking on these things, I would leave the marbles alone and call them “bejeweled.” Who doesn’t like a cyclops Valentine cupcake?

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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