A brown and white tablescape is my attempt to meet the challenge issued by Cuisine Kathleen this week. Kathleen keeps us on our toes with her challenges. This week’s challenge is a tablescape using only white china, with the addition of one other color in the table accessories.
The chargers are “Lace” by Kennex, which I bought at J.C. Penney about four years ago. The dinner plates are by Gibson. I’ve probably had them for six years. I bought them at an outlet store. The soup bowls (Mammoet, Hotelporselein), which I bought at an estate sale some time ago, are on top of the etched glass dessert plates that I used in a tablescape a couple of weeks ago.
Both the crystal water goblets, and the milk glass goblets (which I’m using for wine) were purchased from estate sales at different times.
I tied the white, restaurant napkins with brown and white herringbone ribbon that I had in my stash, and attached an acorn ornament that is part of my Fall décor. I ordered the faux bamboo flatware on line a few years ago. It may have been from One Kings Lane. I love that place!
Following the soup course, I’m serving baked potatoes with our dinner. Small brown and white pitchers will hold melted butter. This pitcher, which I purchased at a flea market, is Berkeley Pattern by Sterling China Co.
This one, purchased at auction for $8.00, is Brier by Royal.
Our centerpiece is our first course – soup, served from a tureen I have had for a very long time. I think I bought it at a junk store.
I hope this confession doesn’t get me kicked out of Cuisine Kathleen’s challenge. After the soup course, I will remove the tureen, and replace it with this beautifully painted faux pumpkin that I ordered from Celestina Marie Designs Etsy.
Celestina is so talented. I love this painting, and I know I’ll love bringing this out every Fall.
Thank you for visiting me today. laurie
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I’m linking this post to Let’s Dish Wednesday at Cuisine Kathleen, Centerpiece Wednesday at The Style Sisters, Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch, and Seasonal Sundays at The Tablescaper.