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Wednesday, May 26, 2010


We had a casual graduation supper for our nephew.  The school colors are maroon and white, and although it is politically incorrect, the school mascot is still a Chickasaw Indian.
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 Paper plate under glass plate.
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I invite you to link up for Favorite Things Saturday.  The link sign-up will be here on Friday evening.  As always, I appreciate your visit so much.  I’m still amazed that I receive even one comment on any of my posts.  I never expected blogging to be so much fun! But thanks to you who visit and leave comments, I’m having a blast!  laurie


The Quintessential Magpie said...

What a fun table for your nephew! I bet everyone enjoyed and appreciated it. Love the way you matched the school colors in your centerpiece. It's just stunning. Everything looks fun, too! Good job on this!


Sheila :-)

Kathleen said...

What a nice aunt you are! And don't worry about the PC. We have the Shinnecock Reservation here, and they call it the Indian Outpost..not Native I guess it is ok!
Lovely table..congrats to the grad
Still school here till the 25th of June..

Marigene said...

Great table for the recent graduate! Congrats to your nephew.
Have a great weekend, Laurie.

GardenOfDaisies said...

Your table looks great!!! And our football team is still called the Chiefs! :-)

Lori @ Dining Delight said...

Great idea to use paper plates under glass for a totally themed type plate without the cost of purchasing the real thing - if you could even find such an item! Your whole table looks lovely! Congrats to the Grad!


Gail said...

Laurie, I love that Chickasaw Indian! Thanks for sharing. The "baby mums" with the "B", the letter jacket "B" on the mantel and the mortar board.... all wonderful memories for this '68 BHS graduate and wonderful memories to come for your nephew. Gail Blackwell Kinnaird

Beth said...

Nice table, such fun, and congratulations to the grad!

Unknown said...

Wow. I love your table it's amazing. I just wish I could come up with something so gorgeous.

Glenda/MidSouth said...

What a fun setting. Congratulations to your nephew.
Have a great weekend.

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

You always do the greatest things. I love all the grad decorations and the paper plate is just wonderful. I really do need some glass plates. Love it all. Hugs, Marty

xinex said...

Very pretty and festive, Laurie. Congrats to your nephew!...Christine

ellen b. said...

I love that idea of putting the paper plate under the glass plate!!

vignette design said...

I love the paper plate idea Laurie. What a great table to celebrate your nephew's graduation. Congratulations to him.

Tricia said...

Great attention to detail! Love the festive table and all the personal elements. I want to try that glass plate over paper plate idea!

Phyllis @Around the House said...

what a fun table, love the design on the paper plate, you are always so creative and the table looks wonderful and special..

Natasha in Oz said...

I am amazed by all the graduation parties that are happening over there at the moment! We don't do that kind of thing much over here-I so wish we did when I see posts like yours, Laurie. Please send my warmest wishes to your nephew and congratulate him from me!

See you on Saturday for our Favourite Things!

Best wishes,

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Laurie, I'm dropping back by to let you know how much Fred appreciated his birthday wishes. You were so sweet to remember him, and we both appreciate it!

Hope you have a Happy Memorial Day! Be safe!


Sheila :-)

The Tablescaper said...

How fun and festive and very thoughtful of you!

- The Tablescaper

Susan (Between Naps On The said...

Laurie...what a wonderful celebration! Girl, you do know how to celebrate in style! I think you could patent your paper plate under clear glass idea...totally fab! :-)

Kristi said...

What a wonderful table setting for a lucky nephew!!!! Love it! :)