Wednesday, April 6, 2011

This Tablecloth Speaks For Itself

I'm somewhat addicted to tablecloths. I bought a tablecloth on eBay recently that I couldn't resist. It's so BRIGHT. So CHEERFUL. So LOUD!
The cloth matched the glasses I've owned for more than 20 years.
I decided plain dishes would work best on this busy cloth. Side note: In this photo, notice how the glass blends right into the cloth?
As the centerpiece, I decided to display a few vintage flower frogs on a hammered aluminum two tier tray.
This table makes me happy. How does it make you feel?
Tablecloth: eBay
Linen napkins: Estate sale
Silverware: Reed & Barton stainless steel
Plates: Bed, Bath & Beyond, Fitz & Floyd Everyday Bone China, Nevaeh White
Glasses: Can't remember
Hammered Aluminum Server: Collection built over time
Flower Frogs: Collection built over time

I'll be joining Coloradolady for Vintage Thingie Thursday and Susan for Tablescape Thursday




12 comments:

  1. This table setting makes me feel happy! I love that glass! And you have a wonderful collection of frogs.

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  2. Lovin' your new tablecloth, it's so pretty-enjoy:@)

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  3. I love how you displayed your flower frogs! I collect them.

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  4. Can't believe those glasses look like they were absolutely made for that tablecloth!

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  5. Love the bright colors of your tablecloth! What a lovely find. The glasses are great with it to. thanks for dropping in and good luck on the giveaway!

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  6. How lovely! The vintage frogs are a neat idea too.

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  7. What a nice spring table...love the vintage tablecloth.

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  8. You were wise in using the plain dishes. It would have been too much with any others on that pretty table cloth.

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  9. The tablecloth is great! The colors would fit very well in my house!

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  10. Can I just say ...that I think we have a lot in common. I LOVE hammered aluminum and flower frogs and vintage tablecloths and vintage glassware.
    I like the way you have displayed the frogs like cupcakes on the tiered plate.

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  11. What a cool idea to display your frogs that way! Love it!
    Tammy

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