Vintage Tablescape

I was motivated by these gorgeous plates that I l-o-ve for so many reasons...chiefly...their price tag of $1 each!!Blog 139
They are gorgeous standing alone, but I've never had quite the right base for these fabulous vintage salad plates that I picked up years ago at an auction for $10 for the set of 6... Blog 141Blog 140
I have always wanted to pull in these vintage glasses with these plates...
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Let the Games Begin!
  Blog 143I had extra plates, so I wanted to use those as elevated serving dishes...I flipped some plain bowls upside down and made a little wreath to go around the base with a pink and white berry garland. Blog 144
Then I shopped the house for  these little bowls that I thought I was going to collect after I picked up the vintage plates...Blog 145 Blog 149
The carrots are for some-bunny who might drop by this weekend…
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The tablecloth is double sided and I picked it up at Goodwill.  I can't really remember where I got the quilted piece in the middle, but I liked the tie of frilly and vintage it provided on the scene.
Under each glass is a vintage crochet coaster (and I'm actually selling this set of 8 in my etsy store).
In each glass is a little stir stick...each one is different so it helps keep glasses straight when mingling...
The napkins are vintage linen with a bit of fancy work cut out on each.
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  I often don't set the end of our long table to keep the setting more intimate and to allow space for taller decor that would otherwise block conversation across the table...Blog 150
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I kind of like the way this little bird is peeking out to drop off a hyacinth and remind us of spring's arrival!!!
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Well…any-bunny want to come over for dinner????

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Plus...I realized once again...I am under $100!!!
Tablecloth $6
Napkins $4
Dinner plates $9
Salad plates $10
Berry Garland $6
Bird $1
Hyacinth - free
Green vase $1
Candle & wreath $5
Tulips & pot $9
Glasses & stir sticks $25
Coasters $12
Carrots $2
Jadeite bowl and eggs $10
And...this was $100 over 10 years!!!
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26 comments:

Coloradolady said...

I do!!! Your dishes are amazing, I love the red salad plates, such a cute table setting for Easter! Have a great VTT!

Dragonfly Treasure said...

What a sweet Easter Setting! Very pretty and cheerful
Happy Easter!
*hugs*deb

vawriter said...

Sooooooo cute! You are amazing. Years ago I used to have an antique shop and I would hired you in a flash.I'd sell everything!

vawriter said...

would HAVE hired! ;-)

afistfullofweeds* said...

Yummmmm....Whats for Supper!???

Shirley said...

The red transfer ware with those beautiful white dishes are just the perfect combination. Very nice!

CC said...

I love your gorgeous dishes..and what a lovely tablescape. Happy VTT..have a lovely weekend.

Vonlipi said...

I'm coming over! lovely tablescape. I love how everything comes together. Happy VTT!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I am a dishaholic too! I love your dishes. They are all so beautiful. Happy VTT!

Jocelyn
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

Ann said...

You have set a beautiful vintage table. Everything is so pretty.

P. said...

I'd love to be a guest at your table! It all looks so scrumptious together. I love the table runner in the center against the other tablecloth.

heartfelt living said...

What a beautiful table! The dishes are perfect!
Happy Easter,
Karen

Denise said...

Your plates are gorgeous, and I love the glasses. Everything looks so well together.

Michelle said...

Your plates are so pretty and your table setting just perfect!

Abi's Blog said...

Beautiful!

Mimi said...

Beautiful red and white table...the salad plates are gorgeous!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

I luv those $1.00 white plates...where did you get them?

Happy Easter!
Blessings,
Linda

Becky@Beyond The Picket Fence said...

Wow--beautiful table, would love to dine there! Thanks for sharing :)

Dandelion Acre said...

Cool vintage glasses! Very unique!
Thanks for sharing and have a Happy Easter!

Tara Beaulieu said...

ooooh, I love the dishes- the white ones are my fave! Your table looks so festive, I love how you've mixed and matched all your odds and ends that you've collected over the years. Nicely done!

Pearl Maple said...

Beautifully presented tablescape to celebrate spring.

acorn hollow said...

What a lovely table setting it screams easter and spring.

Johanna said...

What a lovely table. I like the glasses, they match perfect to the plates. All looks very nice.

Wish you a happy Easter.
Johanna

Evelyn Yvonne Theriault said...

Thank you for the inspiring post. I bought a set of new white "good dishes" with the plan to add another colour on top but I got discouraged looking for just the right set.
You've inspired to try out my local flea markets!
Evelyn in Montreal

Dirty Hands-Beautiful Life said...

Thanks for your kind comments everyone!!

I have to admit Linda...a little bit of the lazies late at night stopped me from telling more about what I have and from where...

The white plates I picked up at TJMaxx...they are simply stamped with a B inside a fleur de lis...

The transfer plates are stamped Taylor, Smith, Taylor and numbered on the back...does anyone know about these?

Amy said...

I'm behind...but this is gorgeous! Beats the white plates and dollar tree bunny napkins my family got this year!

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