Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Mother's High Heels Done in Chocolate

Mother loved high heels, 
I love high heels,
my daughters love high heels,
my daughters-in-law love high heels,
and my granddaughters love high heels

so high heels are the showstopper on this
Mother's Day Table
only they are in
Chocolate!


Yes, these are solid chocolate high heels.
They are amazing in their colors and details.


My sweet son Tyson saw these while traveling for
his job and knew that his mother would adore them.
He took pictures with his phone to help me decide
which ones I wanted.  I started with two but had to
add two more.


They come packaged like this in a darling "purse"
which I decided also needed a place on the table -


so I filled the empty purse with some of my double
tulip blossoms for the center of the table.


Fresh roses also say Mother's Day to me and these
were a gift from friends so I had to include them in
the center of the table.


I had found two of these adorable super-mini
cake stands a while ago so this pink one showcases
a pretty pink rose and a Kiss.


This beautiful pink with brown accents and
a dark chocolate butterfly sits beautifully on the
pink and white stack of plates.


How could I pick a favorite chocolate shoe,
but this iridescent cream shoe with the purple
jewel is just amazing.


See how exquisite it is?


The purple with silver flower is also iridescent.
Just lovely!




But there is something about this milk chocolate
with pink polka dots and a sugary pink jewel too.


Even my son was awed by the detail and variety of shoes.
He had such a hard time deciding.

He found these in the Detroit airport of all places.


There were even a couple of lavender blooms in the
roses.  I love this view looking down over the
roses.




Don't you wish a bouquet of fresh roses lasted longer?


The plate stack perfectly matches the colors
of the roses.


A crystal flower for a napkin ring goes around a pink
satiny napkin.


I paired my bubble goblets with my grandmother's
depression glassware.  I just love pink glasses.


No, we won't be eating these chocolate shoes - at least not
right away.  They are too wonderful.

I had bought a 3D chocolate mold for a high heel
and tried making it a while back, but mine didn't turn
out anything like these.


The truth is that this won't be our Mother's Day table either.
I get spoiled on Mother's Day and the food, table and
dishes are done by my sweetheart and the children.
This year with three married children my suggestion is that
the men each make a dish and spoil all of the mothers.

I always love Mother's Day. 
 I feel like it is a tiny bit
of payback for all of the other days of the year and 
all mothers deserve to be spoiled a little.

Part of the Mother's Day tradition 
in our ward - our local church unit - is to 
have the graduating seniors each speak on Mother's Day
for a few minutes to honor their mothers.  I have my
baby graduating this year and so I will have that great
priviledge to hear him speak.  It is always one of the best
Sacrament Meetings of the year as they express the things
their mothers have taught them and the love they have for
each of their mothers.  I will definitely feel spoiled.

Hope you get spoiled this year.

I will be posting this with








Jacqueline
Jacqueline

Chocolat - French for Chocolate. I adored chocolate from a young age when I had to sneak in the cupboard to find where my mother had hidden the Nestle's Chocolate Chips. Having read about the famous chocolat shoppes in Paris, when I finally got there I was determined to try a chocolate from every Paris shoppe. I invite you to share my adventures in creating, in travel, and in life.

52 comments:

  1. They are INCREDIBLE!!! Take a closeup picture of each one and put it in their purses to remember "ALWAYS". How big are they? They look like they are a REALLY GOOD SIZE TOO???
    That was SO THOUGHTFUL of your son! OH MY I would NEVER EVER be able to eat them! AND of course """IF""" you ever DO eat them, the PURPLE ONE will be last OR BRONZED in your china cabinet!
    Have a FUN FILLED Mother's Day Week,
    Big Hugs to you,
    Donna

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  2. Donna, they are almost life size - I guess they are life size if you are a size 5 or 5 1/2 and they are heavy too. Love the idea of taking a photo of each and saving it.
    Jacqueline

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  3. Beautiful! Love the chocolate shoes. Have a great time on Sunday. xo

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  4. Jackie WOW those are beautiful and so fun. Perfect for the perfect mother that you are. I am just going to have to come by to see them in person. Love you and happy mothers day!!

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  5. Jackie WOW those are beautiful and so fun. Perfect for the perfect mother that you are. I am just going to have to come by to see them in person. Love you and happy mothers day!!

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  6. Oh my! I think I have died and gone to heaven. I am gob smacked. They are seriously amazing. Thanks for sharing beautiful eye candy for us to enjoy! Amazing.. Cheers SpecialK XoXo

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  7. Jacqueline, this is a darling idea. Love those chocolate heals! We have a chocolate artist here that does some, but these have more style. Pink and brown is a favorite combo! Happy Mother's Day! ~ Sarah

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  8. So, so cute!! who would have ever thought of making such a thing/ Glad they did and glad that you shared them with us...
    I was amazed at the details on the shoes...take the seams for instance!!
    Here's hoping you have a marvelous day on mother's day..

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  9. What a darling ,sweet son:)
    Happy Mother's Day~ The shoes are YOU.

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  10. Fun table Jacqueline, the shoes "fit" you perfectly:@) So nice that your son knew you'd love them. Sounds like you'll have a very special Mother's Day-enjoy:@)

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  11. You raised your son right! I love that he thought of you, and knew you would love the chocolate shoes :-)I can't imagine eating them as they are so pretty. Happy Mother's Day to you and all the mother's in your family.

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  12. They are such amazingly beautiful chocolate shoes and such a sweet gift for Mother's Day! Your son was so thoughtful to buy you one of each. I had a hard time choosing a favorite, but the pink poka dot won out in the end. Enjoy your special Mother's Day tribute by your baby and have a very Happy Mother's Day celebration!

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  13. First the shoes, amazing! My mom couldn't wear them due to polio, nor can I, but they sure are pretty!
    Bring your tissues, cause you will need them when your child talks about you!
    Congratulations and Happy Mother's Day!
    Thanks for linking to Let's Dish.
    Are you going to eat the shoes?

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  14. Loving this tablescape. Love the shoes. Happy Mother's Day.

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  15. Oh what fun! Love those High heels!
    Happy Mother's Day!

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  16. All I have to do is see the snapshot for a post and I can tell which ones are yours. Your posts are always so beautiful and just breath-taking.

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  17. Oh my goodness! Those shoes are amazing! They are the perfect finishing touch to your elegant Mother's Day table. I did a shoe-related Mother's Day table too. (Great minds think alike, right?)

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  18. OMGosh, what a gorgeous table! How would I choose a favorite shoe??!! They're all so pretty, but I think I'd go with the brown with pink polka dots!! YUM!! You're so creative and fun!!

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  19. I'm so impressed your son saw these and it brought them back from his travels! What artistry and perfect packaging! Wishing you a very Happy Mother's Day :)

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  20. OOOH chocolate shoes.. they are soo amazing. Love them all. It would have been very hard to pick and choose. They look amazing on the table with the pretty dishes. Great idea to use the purses too.. Enjoy the spotlight with your son, times such as these pass too quickly. Have a blessed Mother's Day.. xo marlis

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  21. What could be better for a woman? Dishes, chocolate and shoes!!! Put together beautifully . Love the pink dishes too. Dianne

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  22. Oh my Gosh - these chocolate shoes are amazing! I have never seen anything like this before. And I can't believe your son found them at the airport! That is too funny! Your table looks divine and I love reading about all your Mother's Day traditions. I hope you will do a post to let us know what the men decided to cook this year : )

    Danielle xo

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  23. These are all just adorable! Great for Mother's Day! What a sweet son to tell you about them!

    Happy Mother's Day - how special your "baby" will be speaking about you!

    Katherine

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  24. Those are just the cutest choco shoes that I have ever seen, Jacqueline. Pretty table!...Christine

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  25. Pure perfection at every turn. How about those chocolate shoes?? So cute!!! Love the flowers, love how you set your table, love the cute little shoe purses. Bravo... and Happy Mother's Day!

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  26. Jacqueline, when you said you had large high heel molds, you weren't kidding. These chocolate heels are amazing and look real. I'd choose the purple one of course, another one of the handmade things that would be too pretty to eat though.
    Happy Mother's Day.
    Judith

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  27. You amaze me, always! So unique and what a full size treat one of those chocolate slippers would be! Happy Mother's Day, enjoy your spoiling...

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  28. The fact that you son even LOOKED at those chocolate shoes in a busy airport is testament to his fine upbringing! :-) I have spent time in the Detroit airport but never noticed that shop there. Those are really unique chocolates, and they look fabulous on your table. Mothers and shoes = Happy Mothers! I don't recall having ever seen those fabulous petal pink dishes before. They are so pretty!!! I like the edging on them. Perfect for so many occasions! Fun to use the "purses" with the blooms in them! Very cool, Jacqueline! It sounds like you will be a lady of leisure on Mother's Day, and I am happy for you!!! Enjoy it!

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  29. I wouldn't be able to eat them either. The shoes are marvelous! I loved learning a bit about your mom in such a creative manner. Sounds like you have a special Mother's Day on the horizon. Thanks for inviting us for a peak. Cherry Kay

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  30. Wow, those chocolate high heels are amazing! And wouldn't they be fun for a bridal luncheon? Your table is pretty and feminine and (rightly) lets the shoes be the stars! I hope your Mother's Day is wonderful!

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  31. What an amazing post! Very soft and feminine setting.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Hope to see you on my blog:)

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  32. Those are incredible! I have to have some. I'm looking that shop up right now!

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  33. WOW! This is the most AMAZING chocolate decor I have EVER seen! The next trip we go on needs to have a stop in the Detroit airport! :-)

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  34. How do I do it? I click on a post that catches my eye and more often than not it is yours. The shoes are da bomb and would make any table a delight.

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  35. Hearing your son speak on Mother's Day will be the best gift of all. Your table is beautiful as always, Jacqueline. The chocolate shoes make it extra special. I hope you have a very Happy Mother's Day.

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  36. This really is wonderful article ! I simply love’d it !

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  37. I have seen these fabulous shoes before. You are right, they are too pretty to eat. I bet you love the purple one. I adore the pink heel. Happy Mother's day Jacqueline.

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  38. OMG!! I had to look 2-3 times and couldn't believe it!! Oh, how could I ever eat these pieces of the finest sculptures, wow!! I'm totally speachless! I bet you love the purple ones, ha? I love them all, geeezzz...I loved this post, thanks for sharing. Wishing you lovely lady a wonderful Mama's Day. Hugs,
    FABBY

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  39. Spectacular....all of your posts.

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  40. Incredibly beautiful and such details! I know you love them. The table is just gorgeous. So glad you're being spoiled this year ~ it really is nice isn't it? I look forward to a family gathering with no cooking or prepping. :-)

    Enjoy your day!
    xo
    Pat

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  41. Incredibly beautiful and such details! I know you love them. The table is just gorgeous. So glad you're being spoiled this year ~ it really is nice isn't it? I look forward to a family gathering with no cooking or prepping. :-)

    Enjoy your day!
    xo
    Pat

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  42. Oh my goodness, how unique and fabulous the chocolate heels are! I adore how you have displayed them. Your table looks beautiful. What a fun post. Your son is amazing to have spotted them and brought them home to you. Have a wonderful weekend and a very Happy Mother's Day.

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  43. That table makes me want to sit down and eat some of those heels made up of chocolates. I enjoyed those colorful treats! So yum yum!

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  44. You have an awesome son getting those cute little heels...everyone will be going to the Detroit airport to get some!
    Happy Mother's Day, Jacqueline.

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  45. Fabulous and delightful!

    My PINK, enjoy your weekend and happy mother's day!

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  46. Darling table but those shoes are amazing!!!

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  47. What a tablescape! The chocolate high heels are the most unique things I've ever seen and you did such a great job of creating the perfect tablescape to showcase them.

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  48. Wonderful to have you be a part of Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

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  49. What a fun treat for Mother's Day! The chocolate high heels are amazing, and so original! How great that your son thought of you and knows you so well:) Happy Mother's Day, my friend!

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  50. How pretty for Mother's Day!
    Sherry

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