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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Tablescape Thursday......a Mother's Day Tea anyone?

Time for our ever fun Tablescape Thursday !
Thank you to Susan at ,http://betweennapsontheporch.blogspot.com/ , for hosting this always fun link and go to her blog to see other's links
and what they are setting thier tables with!
This week I decided I wanted a Tea Party for Mother's Day, you want to come?
Pinks and greens with some white, what's not to like about that?!
(Click on any photo to see larger)


I used rose printed dishes I found at Marshalls, layered them on milk glass plates.
Used my gold tea spoons and vintage rose napkins.
This will be finger food and beverages, so we don't need all that silverware!

The table top is layered with a moss green damasky flocked table topper I
got at Christmas time. Then I put a large rose embroidered cream satin table topper over that.
I used birdcate, glass cloches and candles for the center piece.
One of the cloches has a pink little rose dolly under it, others a faux cake and cookies.

A view of the room!


The centerpiece is the darling birdhouse that Mishelle at,
, brought me! Love it, I put some moss and a rose figurine from another friend in it.


Don't you just love when the lights are low!!
And the bling is aglow!

I used some milk glass tumblers in the Lace and Dew drop pattern.
Crystal is by Mikasa "Forget Me Not", will work well for a little champagne punch, pink of course!



A little candlelight makes it just right!


This fairy figurine was a gift several years ago from my mother
for my birthday.


Pinks , greens and chintz on the buffet.
A little bling with cloches too.


In the candlelight, the teacups, the fairy , a milk glass bird covered
dish I have and more.


On the buffet I just switched out some of the things from last week. I added shades of pinks and
some reproduction chintz tea cup sets I have on the wrack.

17 comments:

mishebe said...

Very pretty linda. Glad u can use the bird cage. mishelle

Olive Rue said...

Hi Donna. Thanks for stopping by. But my Mother's Day Giveaway drawing was over yesterday at 6:00PM. I guess you didn't see that last sentence about the deadline. :-( Sorry you missed out. But there will always be another one later down the road.

Kammy said...

What a beautiful table ! That cup and saucer holder is to die for !
Just love it all ! Thanks so much
for sharing ~ Hugs , Kammy

Chandy said...

I love it when bling glows, too! ;-) What a great looking table! The colors you chose and the extra touches are lovely. Awesome job!

niartist said...

Oh Linda! It's GORGEOUS! :) I didn't get a ringing in my ears yesterday - so maybe you're too far away for me to be affected! :) I'll make sure to take as many pictures as I can while I'm there. I've read in other blogs that they're sorta ANTI-pictures from the shoppers at Brimfield. SO I may just have to stealth-mode my camera! LOL! I'll cut a little hole in my canvas bag and point the lense out of it. HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! THEY CAN'T STOP ME FROM SHARING ON MY BLOG! BWAAAHAHAHAHA!

FOR THE SAKE OF TIME said...

This is just lovely! I passed up a teacup holder and still regret that decision. I am so glad you shared the loveliness.

Charla

Susan @ A Southern Daydreamer said...

wonderful Mother's day table! Happy Tablescape Thursday ~ Susan

gaffergirls.com said...

hi neighbor Linda...
so glad we popped in and found a NW gal.... beautiful beautiful blog
mona & the girls...
happy mothersday :)

Julie said...

Just beautiful! I love the milk glass plates and all the other lovely touches! Have a wonderful Thursday..Julie

Janie's World said...

Beautiful Mother's Day setting. Love all your details.

ceekay said...

Gorgeous! I wish I was there to enjoy it firsthand! Love the birdcages...beautiful!

Myrna said...

Be Still My Heart! I just LOVE your tablescape! All in my favorite colors and THEME!! (I mean romantic victorian).
I wish we lived in the same town, Linda--we'd have so much fun together!!

Kim @ Manning Family Tree said...

I love the colors & the whole feel of the tablescape. And the bird cage is fabulous. Great table!!!

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Oh so pretty and elegant - any mother would be proud to sit at your lovely table.

Blondie's Journal said...

This is a lovely tablescape, Linda!! The colors blend so well together and I love all the decorative touches. You have so many pretty things and your dining room is fabulous!!

I hope you have a wonderful Mom's Day!! :-D

xoxo
Jane

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Lovely tablescape. Did you tell about those wonderful chargers, and I missed it? Love those! Love your layered table linens, and the floral china. The tea cups on the stand on the buffet look so great! laurie

Robin said...

what a lovely tablescape....lovely dishes

Have a beautiful weekend