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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Happy New Year! My first Tablescape Tuesday!

Today I'm joining the fun at "Between Naps on the Porch" and posting my New Year's Eve table scape... Ricky said "Hey, what's with the table?" to which I replied... "I'm getting ready for New Year's Eve"... then Ricky said... "What are we eatin'?"... Ricky... not impressed... oh well...

I use this table cloth everyday... it was my grandmothers and is a little tattered in places, but, I love it and I think it's very romantic...

The place mats double as chargers with a vintage crystal Anchor dinner plate and a Fire King opal white with platinum rim salad plate... I also like to put freshly ground sea salt in the little individual vintage "salts"(lower center of picture below).
See my little "LOVE letters"?
I decided to use vintage Wilender Pink Dogwood napkins and silver napkin rings... I think the gray shadows in the napkins look nice with the silver and platinum accents...
and decorate with my newly found faux mercury glass candle holders, bowl & balls, and tree...
Bling-Bling...

and now here... with the candles lit and the lights turned low... maybe Ricky will like it better when I get my apron on... Ha! we'll see...

Getting ready for a romantic dinner with my sweet hubby (who really is romantic... most of the time)... down here in French Lique...
PS... you're invited back for the first Wordless Wednesday celebration next week!

12 comments:

imjacobsmom said...

Welcome to Tablescape Tuesday! Your starting out with a bang! Very pretty change that to absolutely gorgeous! I LOVE your L-O-V-E letters, what a cute idea! I might have to steal I mean borrow that for Valentine's Day! ~ Robyn

Donna Marie said...

Hi there! Today was my first Tablescape Tuesday too! Your table looks stunning! I love your tablecloth! It is very romantic!

xoxoxoxo
Donna Marie

Susan said...

Very pretty! You did a nice job on your first tablescape!

ceekay said...

Love the tablecloth and really like the napkins with the colors. Very festive table. Enjoy the dinner! Happy New Year!

The Muse said...

A dinner becomes a memory in the making when we use older family pieces...those pieces that have stories to tell. i adore that use the tablecloth all the time :)
Everything seems so natural and soft...as if they were meant to be there! nicely done.

Ma'dame French said...

Welcome to tablescaping and what a start your table is terrific and I love the napkins;) French

White Iris Designs said...

Yes, you do set a very romantic table...I love the use of the heirloom pieces..I have several & they can make even the simplest of meals unforgettably delicious.
Your table cloth is so pretty...it is the perfect backdrop for the rest of your gorgeous table. Your table so inviting.
Enjoyed your blog!
Happy New Year!

Cami @ Creating Myself said...

Love your new year's table..thanks for the inspiration. I have no clue what 'scape I'm doing this year. Those beaded placemats are great!

Happy New Year!

Joan said...

It's beautiful and tres tres romantic! That mercury glass adds so much to the look. Happy New Year!

ellen b said...

You really did set a very romantic table! I love it!

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Welcome to Tablescape Tuesday. This is just incredible. I love the mercury glass.. definetly going on the list of Must haves..!!
Your table turned out so romantic..hugs ~lynne~

Envoy-ette said...

Romance is all over your table! Glad you've joined the fun on Tuesday! It's addicting, fun and Susan is such a sweetheart..you will love her! Good job on your first post!