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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Tablescape Thursday......here comes Peter Cottontail!

Time for Tablescape Thursday!
Hop on over to Susan's blog at,http://betweennapsontheporch.blogspot.com/
to see other bloggers links that are showing a tablescape
this week, it is really fun!
Well this week it has been not very Spring like outside but it was still time to dig out the Easter things and get decorated for the month around here.
So here is the dining room decked out for Easter!
Now hopefully real Spring weather will follow soon, I am ready!!
(Click on any photo to enlarge and see closer)


Place settings using the every popular Portugal Cabbage or Lettuce
Majolica dishes, thanks to ROSS! I am in love with these dishes and hope to find more serving pieces too.
Grandparents silver flatware I inherited as it has little flowers on the handles, napkins rings were wedding gifts, stemware from my mother.



These darling little cabbage candles just had to come home with me
last weekend after a visit to a favorite haunt.


My bunny figurines on a center matching platter are the center piece.
I have had these for years and enjoy the pair of them!


Some of my antique milk glass egg cups filled with cracked glass eggs and
a French Milk Glass cabbage covered dish
also accent here and there.


I used some of my milk glass and painted custard glass pieces for accent pieces
on the table.


Shades of different greens for the table linens, only because I have not
found a pink table cloth or napkins I like yet.
But green is a good basic, goes with almost anything don't you think?!


The little side server table with my collection of "sugared" bunnies.
Unfortunately they always turn out white looking when I photograph them.
So do the beaded eggs in the glass apothecary jar on the side board.



The side board with all it's Easter finery !





16 comments:

mishebe said...

when's lunch? Great tablescape. You just do them up. mishelle

Martha said...

Love the cabbage dishes for Easter -- and the rabbits are perfect!

carolinajewel said...

I like the green as a tablecloth. Your cabbage dishes are just wonderful! Love your sideboard with the sugared figures. Great Easter table. :D Jewel

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Oh such pretties you have! And I just love your cabbage patch on the table!

marty39 said...

The bunnies are just stunning, love them. You have used my all time favorite dishes, I love all the cabbage pieces. Just so lovely. Hugs, Marty

Janie's World said...

You always do such a great job decorating. You take it beyond the table and it always looks wonderful! I love your dishes and your cute little collection of bunnies!

Dream Mom said...

Everything looks just beautiful! I love the picture with the crystals from the chandelier in it. Your dishes look great too.

~CC Catherine said...

I love your Easter theme! The cabbage dishes are so cute, they always look so inviting to me when I see cabbage dishes. ~CC Catherine

Christi said...

The cabbages are great - they attracted some really cute bunnies!

Christi @ A Southern Life
http://asouthernlife.com

Shelia said...

Precious table! I have some of your cabbage bowls! Love those little bunnies!
Be a sweetie,
shelia ;)

Melissa Miller said...

Linda this is all so gorgeous!
It's just perfection.

Love the "Easter Greetings" sign and the Green dishes as well.

~Wonderful TT post! :)

Mary said...

Beautiful table, I love all the bunnies! :O) Mary of Boogieboard Cottage

Cass @ That Old House said...

Your Bunny Table is SO adorable... I love those big bunnies, they are gorgeous.

and I think I need those cabbage dishes, they clearly are in the wrong house and belong HERE. :-)

Great! Cass

merilyn_lee said...

Love your table, so pretty. Love the cabbage dishes and the candles and those cute bunnys!! Well I just love all of it and wish I was coming to dinner!lol
Great job!
Hugs, Marilyn

Mary said...

What a pretty table! LOVE those cabbage plates. Your sideboard is beautifully decorated, too.

Andrea at Opulent Cottage said...

Love love love that tablescape! The Bordallo looks so good with the milkglass, and those bunnies are gorgeous!!