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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Tablescape Thursday.......starts with some pretty birthday roses!

Time for our ever fun Tablescape Thursday posts, thanks so Susan at , http://betweennapsontheporch.blogspot.com/.
See her great blog for some fun and also the other tablescape posts this week!
This weeks simple breakfast or lunch table started with these gorgeous roses I got for my
birthday from my best friend for 36 years, Val.
The colors so fresh and pretty, just love roses!!
So they set the mood and were the centerpiece this week.
(Click on photos to enlarge)



The place setting this week is a pretty but basic one.
My pale green place mats from Marshalls, our everyday flatware, my pinky peach colored stemware my mother gave me, Cabbage dishes layered with these pretty yellow flower Martha Stewart bowls from Macys ( they are new) and thrift store napkins and rings.


Those cute little birds( salt and pepper shakers) from Target are back. I didn't get these before
but when I saw they had more on a recent trip to Target I got a pair.
Aren't they tweet!

I like these cute botanical napkin rings that have a different picture
under each glass piece. I found these at the thrift store also.

And I used these pretty white on white embroidered napkins I found
at the thrift store before.

The whole table, fresh and pretty!
Thanks Val, loved my roses!



18 comments:

Marsha's Mpressions said...

Pretty setting. Love your colors!

niartist said...

Lovely Linda. Happy Bday, belated :) Gorgeous roses, what a great friend Val is! :)

Julio said...

Happy belated birthday future Grandma! I am so happy for you. Take care.

xoxo
Julio

Joyce said...

Happy Birthday and your friends birthday roses are so pretty.
Joyce

Beansieleigh said...

Hi Linda! Love your tablescape, and LOVE the bowls!! I'm going to have to look for those! Very pretty! ~tina

susan said...

Beautiful colors on your table--Happy Birthday!

Morning T said...

I love your green mini cake plates and I guess I do have to go to Target to look for those salt and pepper shakers as I must be the ONLY blogger without them. Love it all- great job.

Debbie Pearson said...

I really like your plate and bowl combination. Very nice, the roses are a terrific finishing touch.

LillyB said...

Very pretty! Happy Birthday!!

Brenda said...

Now that's one true best friend! I love cabbage plates. Haven't scored any yet, but I'm sure looking everywhere. This was so sweet, especially your roses from your friend. Happy Birthday, tablescape friend!
Brenda

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Happy Birthday! Love your flowers from such a nice friend.

Don't we all love our Target birdies! They're gracing a lot of our tables this week.

Sharlotte said...

Such a pretty table! Beautiful flowers from a special friend...Happy birthday!

Ldy ~~ Dy said...

Your roses are very pretty. Happy Birthday!! Love the dishes and the colors! Very nice! Hugs!

Eileen said...

Very pretty table!
Beautiful centerpiece! Nice friend!
I love the mix of the yellow and the green!
You did a great job here!
I hope you had a wonderful Birthday!
All best wishes,
Eileen

Bill said...

Happy (belated) Birthday! You can't go wrong with pretty roses, can you? Enjoyed seeing your pretty table!

Bill

The Tablescaper said...

Happy birthday. Love the roses and all of the color!
- The Tablescaper

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

This is very pretty! Love the roses!
Happy Birthday!

Katherine

Melissa Miller said...

Your roses are so pretty!
Happy Birthday again my friend!