The garden room....
Sunday, December 18, 2016
The garden room....
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Fabulous dessert inspired from Pinterest.
From left to right is Addie, 90 years young, Sherry, Nita, who gave our program and our hostess, Gail.
Because we were having a wreath making workshop and our club is so large, tables were set up in Gail's garage. And Gail's garage is VERY NICE.
I am the first on on the left followed by Peggy, Bonnie, and one of our charter members, Frances, also ninety years young. A great program by Nita on wreath making and creating centerpieces was enjoyed by all the members.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Hello and welcome to my home as I join a group of bloggers for a Holiday Tablescape Blog hop sponsored by Chloe Crabtree @Celebrate and Decorate. At the bottom of this post are links to the other wonderful tablescapes for your inspiration.
Christmas evokes many memories of faith, family and friends, and for me setting a festive Christmas tablescape begins my holiday decorating.
I set a formal table today using my Lenox Holiday china with all formal elements. I love the drama of gold, elegant crystal, a touch of glitz and candlelight.
I wish I could remember when I began collecting the Holiday pattern. For a number of years, all my family gave me pieces of this china for Christmas and birthdays.
The lovely boughs of holly that entwine the border of the plates, remind me of the old Christmas carol, Deck the Halls.
Deck the halls with boughs of holly, Fa,la,la,la,la, la, la,la la. Tis the season to be jolly, Fa,la,la,la,la,la,la,la,la.
Don we now our gay apparel, Fa,la,la,la,la,la,la,la,la.
Troll the ancient Yuletide carol, Fa,la,la,la,la,la,la,la,la. (Just in case you can't remember the lyrics, LOL!)
The song captures my festive mood and tablescape.
I adore this vintage tablecloth that graced my dear mother-in-law's table for many years.
To me, traditional red and green with gold accents has timeless elegance.
For the centerpiece, I used a mirrored table runner embellished with a scalloped crystal bowl filled with various textures and sizes of red Christmas ornaments. On each side of the bowl are crystal candlesticks with red candles and sparkled gold Christmas trees.
Plates- Lenox Holiday
Silverware- Buttercup by Gorham
Crystal bowl- Waterford
Crystal Candlesticks- Waterford
Gold Christmas Trees- Gift shop
Gold chargers- Wal Mart
Napkins rings- Pier 1
Thank you for joining me today for a Holiday Blog Hop sponsored by Chloe @ Celebrate and
May the joy of Christmas be real in your heart this Christmas. I think of you, my readers, warmly and appreciate your friendship. To new readers joining today for the blog hop I welcome you and invite you to visit regularly.
"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. "
Please visit all the other talented bloggers listed below for many other beautiful Holiday tablescapes.
Monday, November 14, 2016
Setting a beautiful table is a pleasure for me. I especially enjoy selecting which china, silverware, glassware and linens to use. Even ironing a tablecloth has it's rewards. But the best part for me is designing the flower arrangement and the most satisfaction is when I can make it different and use something from my own garden. Another secret challenge is to use what I have without buying anything.
Sophie made cards for all of us.
bluebirds (4) Bridal Coffee (3) camellias (8) Christmas (17) Christmas Decorating (3) Cloches (3) Easter (4) England (3) Fall (9) featured (5) food for bridal parties (2) France (4) Gardens (10) Hydrangeas (11) Italy (6) Memorial Day (3) Paris (5) Provence (4) recipes (2) Spring flowers (6) St. George Island (2) stained glass windows (2) Statuary (5) tablescape (14) Travel (9) Valentine decor (3) Wedding china (3)
I enjoy traveling, gardening, tablescaping, photography, entertaining, decorating and blogging about family and friends. Join me as I share my latest adventures.
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