Thursday, June 30, 2011


full tbl
fed bldg plates
red whit blu plate
qlt npkn sp


Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

Oh Laurie...your table is fantastic! I love the white house etc plates. So patriotic!

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Very Pretty and festive !!

Marlis said...

Great china!!! Those are the most lovely pieces. I love your table. Happy fourth, many blessings, marlis

April said...

Oh, oh OH!
I don't know what to comment on, but STUNNING, star-spangled, spectacular!
I love it. All.
Happy 4th to you! I hope it's as bright and happy as your table setting! :)

Debbie said...

This puts the HAPPY in Happy Independence Day, Laurie. It also just says Americana. I wish that I had a quilt like that, and I am particularly fond of those dishes with the red gingham.

It always makes me smile when I see an update from you. Today was no exception.

GardenofDaisies (Gayle) said...

A very festive table! Love the festive red gingham mixed with the Washington DC plates and cocbalt blue glassware! I'm eyeing that pool too.... it's so hot here.

ellen b. said...

Oh I love it all. What fabulous dishes. Have a wonderful 4th of July weekend and celebration Laurie!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Your china is incredible! I've never seen anything like it! I love your mantle, too! I need some more tiny flags around here! ♥

lvroftiques said...

Laurie nobody..and I mean NOBODY does holidays better than you!! Fabulous...perfect...and magazine worthy!...As usual *winks* Vanna

Cass @ That Old House said...

A star-spangled gala display! Beautiful -- and I especially love those plates with the red and white checked borders -- so sweet.

Wonderful 4th of July table!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Beautiful table. Those plate combos are so pretty! Happy 4th of July! hugs, Linda

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Laurie, your table is gorgeous. Love the quilt and the dishes are all so beautiful and so appropriate. What fabulous pieces. I havn't ever seen those of the capital and etc before. Gorgeous. I hope you have a very super and Blessed 4th. Hugs, Marty

Ldy ~~ Dy said...

Always a joy to stop by your blog! Love your 4th of July table! The quilt tablecloth! Absolutely love it! Have a grand 4th of July!! Hugs!

Kathleen said...

Your table looks beautiful! Love those plates!
I did one but didn't like how it came out , so I didn't post it, LOL!
Happy 4th!

salmagundi said...

Your prop/dish closet never disappoints. And you combine everything so great. Happy 4th! Sally

Sarah said...

More cheers to you, my friend! What an interesting set of dishes, both the federal buildings and the red gingham bordered plates. You find the most amazing things. Love that quilt!
Thanks for sharing the red, white, and blue! Best wishes to you and the family for a safe and festive 4th of July! ~ Sarah

Diann said...

What a great table Laurie! Your dishes are fantastic! So fun and cheerful. Love it all! I hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday weekend!

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Have a wonderful 4th! Love all your star spangled decor.

Maggie said...

Dear Laurie,
Call me slow but I've only just realised that you're back blogging again! That makes me very happy.
Your tablescape is wonderful, so patriotic but fun too.
Just keep on doing what makes you happy, dear lady, and you'll be surprised how many of your friends will follow along.

Curtains In My Tree said...

OH I love your table those plates are great the Wedgewood ones

what a great table for the 4th of July


Shelia said...

HI Laurie! I love your gorgeous table! No body does it quite like you! Have a wonderful July 4th!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady. I love your Beautiful Tablescape for the 4th of July. I also love the Quite sweet lady. I hope you have a Great 4th with your lovely family.
XXOO Diane

BECKY said...

Laurie, love everything about this! It's so gorgeous! Happy 4th to you, too!

tammylovesdishes said...

Beautiful tablescape! Love your Federal City plates and the red bordered plates with flags and flowers.

Happy 4th!

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Oh Laurie,
Now this table just made me want to stand up and cheer! One of the best patriotic tables i have ever seen, love the everything!!!
Happy 4th dear friend,

cj Schlottman said...


Everything about this post is gorgeous! I envy your talent at putting things all together in such a beautiful way.

I can't seem to KEEP my kitchen uncluttered! Darn stuff just shows up again and again.


~ ~ Ahrisha ~ ~ said...

Love love your table and dishes! They are so unique. Your mantle is beautiful too.

xinex said...

What a beautiful tablescape, Laurie. I love your plates! I am really enjoying your patriotic mantel display...Christine

The Tablescaper said...

Such a wonderously patirotic table!

- The Tablescaper