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Thursday, May 21, 2015


Red White and Blue Tablescape

Our Memorial Day table is red, white, and pastel blue. I normally use a deep cobalt blue in patriotic table settings.

Red White and Blue Tablescape

But, these patriotic melamine plates inspired the use of a pastel blue. See the pastel blues in this melamine plate (Moda Home, purchased at Tuesday Morning several years ago)?

Red White and Blue Tablescape

The tumblers are also red, white, and pastel blue.

Red White and Blue Tablescape

That's why I added a pastel blue melamine salad plate charger to my plate stack (purchased at Wal Mart long ago).

Red White and Blue Tablescape

Red White and Blue Tablescape

And that's why I used a pastel blue handled knife, 

Red White and Blue Tablescape

and pastel blue checked napkin rings.  Two different red handled forks complete the place setting.

Red White and Blue Tablescape

Scottie dogs provide salt and pepper.

Red White and Blue Tablescape

A white vase holds faux daisies and an American flag for the centerpiece.

Red White and Blue Tablescape

This weekend, in America, we are remembering soldiers and their families who have given their lives in the line of duty. This weekend, my prayers are with the families of those brave men and women.

It's always great to have you visit.
This post is partying with  Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch.


Sarah said...

Hooray for the red, white, and blue, and gratefulness for all who serve and have served our country.
Your know I'm smiling at the thought of dining at this patriotic table.

Anonymous said...

Love it all! Those glasses are wonderful and such a lovely table.

Liz@ HomeandGardeningWithLiz said...

Love these dishes. It's amazing how cute the melamine dishes are these days. Great table linens and drinkware. Wishing you a great weekend! said...

Cute Laurie, this table just bursts with good old Americana! Happy Memorial Day!

Sonia said...

Such a pretty and patriotic table! Love the pastel look. Have a wonderful and safe holiday weekend.

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Laurie, Love your red, white and pastel blue table setting. Gorgeous plates. I love anything floral with the flags. Those scotty shakers are adorable. Wonderful table cloth too.
Wishing you a Happy Memorial Day Weekend.
Hugs, CM

Candy S said...

I love the plates and the glassware Laurie, Very patriotic looking and still very pretty too. I love the vintage look of the tablecloth, it really gives a wonderful Americana look to the table. Have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend.... Candy

candlelightsupper said...

Your tablescape is one of the prettiest I have seen. I went immediately to Ebay to try and find some of those plates. No luck. Everything you have done to complete this looks is so lovely. Have a nice weekend.