Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Table for Two...two ways!

This morning, I decided to do something fun for my boys...I usually try to arrange a table on Tuesday when Adrian is at school and then take pictures when the lighting is good after he comes home or Wednesday during naps...didn't happen, so I rushed through a couple for the boys and one for the mommies!
 Large Asiatic Pheasant Dinner plate
Indies Blue Dinner plate
Old British Castles Salad plate
Indies Blue Bread plate
my mom's wedding champagne glass
all rest on top a rattan charger and a Romanian Linen and Lace place mat
  Indies Blue coffee cup
Regency White saucer
mis-matched silver and silver plate all from my mom and grandmother
my mom's wedding crystal
 Indies Blue cream and sugar set
 Indies Blue Tea pot (thanks, Mom!!!)
Silver plate trivet...I don't know if this was my mom's or grandmother's...I'll ask my mom when she gets back from her trip to Russia. She said she bought me a great find for tablescaping! Can you see my boys in the background? 
If I were using this, I'd serve yogurt and berries in the champagne glasses, scones on the bread plates, and a mixed green salad with pears and pecans on the salad plate...but I'm not!

I realized the napkins didn't get set by the time I cleaned up...oh well!
before they sat down....I put the breakfast taco fixings in the pumpkin serving tray. (hobby lobby clearance last year)
sweet little fall plates from Target
all done! 
I'm linking up with Susan from BNOTP for Tablescape Thursday
Sherry of No Minimalist Here for Open House Thursday


The Tablescaper said...

Oh how I love blue and white and love your table. The kiddie one is cute too!

- The Tablescaper

Susan (My Place to Yours) said...

Meredith, I think your blue and white pics are especially stunning tonight! Can't wait to see what your mother brings back for you. :-) As for your boys' table, I think I now know what I may send Little Man for Halloween! Thanks!

The Little Red Shop said...

What pretty dishes. Navy blue is my favorite color!

: )

Julie M.

Maria said...

How utterly charming! Your linen is beautiful and I'll never get tired of blue and white dishes. Everything is just lovely!

Carrie said...

I enjoyed seeing your attractive combinations in this blue and white tablescape!

Lana K. W. Austin said...

Beautiful class blue and white...and I adore the kiddie table, too!!!!


Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

Elegant blue and white table! The cute table is adorable too. Thanks for sharing.
Hope to see you on my blog:)

Marigene said...

There is nothing prettier than a blue and white all the layered patterns, just beautiful.
The boys table is adorable!
I am anxious to see what your Russian surprise for the table will be...

Marlis said...

Love your blue and white.. the table looks so elegant. I love the mix of the silver and the mix of plates. Your kiddo is darling.. love how he's inspecting the placemat! xo marlis

Alycia Nichols said...

Hi, Meredith! What a cute idea for your kids! If you introduce boys to this kind of thing from an early age, I'm convinced they grow to have a greater appreciation for it all as adults. Your future daughters-in-law will be very appreciative! :-)

The Vintage Chateau said...

I love all of the mix and match blue and white and how nice to use inherited pieces.

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