Showing posts with label TABLESCAPE THURS-EASTER PASTELS. Show all posts
Showing posts with label TABLESCAPE THURS-EASTER PASTELS. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 7, 2009


If you saw my Easter tablescape a couple of weeks ago, you know that I used red plaid Christmas plates for an Easter tablescape. As I've said before, we have large holiday gatherings, so I have to use more than one table for Easter. I used normal Easter colors on the table I am posting today. (Someone please make a note of that -- I'm talking about write it down -- Laurie did something "normal"!) Does anybody actually write anything down any more? Do we even remember what writing is? Sorry, my mind wandered to a topic that has nothing to do with tablescaping - I guess you can scratch that note about Laurie doing a normal blog post. Another tablescape in my sun room, which I photographed at night, so again, no sun in the sun room and no view out the windows!

I have cocktail napkins with Easter eggs on them. Since I didn't want my guests to have to use that dainty little napkin, but I wanted to use the Easter egg napkins, I combined them with some pastel napkins

As usual, I don't have enough of something to make my table look uniform. I only have four blue napkins, so I had to use pink ones on the place settings at each end of the table. I am using my grandmother's pink salt cellars.

I'm using china that was my mother's. It is Royal Doulton "The Chelsea Rose". I have six place settings of the china, because my mother had 12 place settings and my sister and I divided them. Hey! all my plates on my table match (that's another normal moment in my blogging life!) (Thanks Mother).

Last week, my centerpiece featured flowers coming out of the head of a dog. This week, the same flowers are coming out of the back of a bunny. (I hope they are going to hold up until Sunday). I have no idea why flowers keep sprouting out of animals at my house! The plate under the bunny centerpiece belonged to my grandmother. I've had that handle that is on the plate for years. It clips on to the sides of a plate, and believe me, it has been on a lot of different plates at my house.

There's a bunny gymnastics meet going on under the cake stand.

Be sure to head over to Susan's at Between Naps on the Porch to link up with all of the tablescapes in Blogville. Thank you, Susan, for being such a gracious hostess for Tablescape Thursdays.


Isn't this one of the coolest awards you've seen? (I know, that's only because we've never seen one that is an air conditioner-- sorry, I couldn't resist being a little lame--okay, maybe a lot lame)! When I first saw this award on someone's blog, I thought it was such a great idea -- I mean, how neat is it to think that your blog has a fan? You can just imagine my shock and my delight when I got an email that said "I'm A Fan of your Site"! I was BLOWN away! (Sorry, I'm really into being lame tonight -- I hope that doesn't make me lose my fan!)

Kathy at Empty Nester, I really was BLOWN away by this very COOL award! Thank you so much for being my fan. I am so honored to receive this from you. If you haven't been to Kathy's blog, you need to go there now. When I received this award from her, I gave it right back to her, because I am a fan of her blog. The rules for this blog are:

1. Leave a comment or an email for your favorite blogger telling them that you are a fan of the site.2. Feel free to copy and paste the award, or you can get the code at Sited and Blogged to present to your blog friend or post on your site when it is awarded to you.3. When you receive more than one fan, put the number of fans you have received under the image.4. The more fans you receive the better! So, what are you waiting for...tell someone you're a fan of their blog...HAVE FUN

I only leave a comment on a blog if I am a fan of that blog, so if I have ever left a comment on your blog, please take this award to your blog. If you already have this award, and I've left a comment on your blog, please add me to the number of fans under the fan award on your blog.

Thank you so much for coming by to visit me today. laurie