Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Spring Chickens and Vera's Butterflies

Welcome to another Tablescape Thursday
hosted by Susan of Between Naps On The Porch

I might be pushing the season a bit, but Spring is certainly in the air
here in Northern California.  Lots of new growth and reemergence in the garden
and so many more minutes of light each day.

This is a vintage Vera tablecloth with matching napkins.
Post 86 Fiesta in White and Sapphire, with decorative salad plates from
Tuesday Morning and Home Goods.
Napkin rings from Cost Plus about 20 years ago mimic Vera's butterflies.
The glassware is a mix of vintage depression glass and contemporary cobalt from
Pier 1.  Sterling is American Directoire.






I just love these chickens!









My constant companion and resident vintage tablecloth expert, sitting at my feet soaking
up the heat on this chilly morning.  Predicted to be around 72F today.....whoooohoooo!
Spring is on the way and I'm headed out to the garden.

33 comments:

  1. WOW! So bright and cheery! Love those hens too!

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  2. What a beautiful table cloth and napkins! I love the color combo used here and I like the chickens too. I have one of them..Christine

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  3. Can't wait for Spring! Gotta love lacy chickens!

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  4. GORGEOUS! Love the green, blue and white! Those chickens are fabulous! I'm going back to look everything over again!

    DD

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  5. This retro tablesetting is absolutely fresh and delightful! My immediate reaction was to remember the big bright colors of the 70's like the Marimeko linens, but it just looks fresh and new and modern..lovely and I really like those chickens.
    ♥, Susan

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  6. Now, this is my kind of table, big, bold and beautiful! My favorite color combo, blue and green...♥♥♥ it. The salad plates are so perfect with the cobalt...beautiful kitty!

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  7. There you to again making me have tablecloth envy! I love this. Those little chickens are so cute and your dishes are wonderful. What a nice little assistant you have!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  8. What a striking table this is! Love the blue and green so bold and beautiful. Butterflies and lacy chickens....awesome!

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  9. Beutifully done! Love the chickens, too!

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  10. Blues and Greens my favorite combination. This is so crisp and fresh, Love it! kathysue

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  11. Beautiful tablescape! I love the blue/green combo. And, the linens are just gorgeous!

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  12. Hello my friend...

    Ohhh...this is one of my favorites!!! I love the beautiful vibrant colors...love the green and blue color combinations! As soon as I seen this beautiful table...I thought "Spring"! It's just so fresh! The place settings are gorgeous, my friend...and I love the pattern on the salad plates! Now...the table linens...are gorgeous with a capital G!!! Love it all!!!

    Warmest wishes,
    Chari

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  13. I love this table. Usually wouldn't be my style. But somehow I love it!!!

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  14. Wow! Stunning... I never thought of green & blue combo.

    Having this meme gives me a wide ideas how colours match each other.

    Million thanks for sharing.

    Greetings from a snowy Stockholm.
    xoxo

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  15. Such a striking combination, I love it. gorgeous dishes.

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  16. Absolutely stunning. The colors are wonderful. The chickens are amazing. Just an outstanding presentation!
    Carol

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  17. Hi Homer!

    You're doing a great job! Love the Spring blues and greesn. Are the chickens new or vintage?

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  18. Happy, uplifting design. I loved the green plates, so pretty and the linen is beautiful.

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  19. Ooooh I am really liking this tablescape! I love the colors, calm and cheery at the same time!

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  20. Absolutely beautiful, just love the colors.
    Love green and blue together. Very striking.
    Feel like spring has sprung!!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Blessings, Nellie

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  21. I LOVE the chickens! The blue and green together is just amazing. And those square 'charger' plates are divine! I.need.those! LOL

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  22. I love the blues and greens together! Beautiful tablescape.

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  23. Wow Candy, took my breath away when I logged on to your tablescape. Great colors and you added just the right touches. Love the Tablecloth.

    BarbarA

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  24. Love your tablescape. So beautiful. Come by and watch our vlog version. Have a great day. Holly:)

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  25. Your vibrant tablescape is beautiful and makes me feel like summer is right around the corner! Clearly, your resident tablecloth expert gave you great advice this week!

    Kat :)

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  26. Beautiful. I just love the little hens! Thanks so much for sharing. -Lia-

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  27. Stunning tablescape. I love Fiesta because it is so versatile and goes with every combination. The vintage add so much. Thanks for sharing.

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  28. Stunning table. Love the rooster (chickens? I am a city girl) Love the chargers, Love your table.

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  29. Good morning everyone!
    Thanks for all your nice comments on this tablescape! I do love the punch of color that just screams SUMMER! Need more warmth here!

    Hiya Daphne - those too cute chickens are from Home Goods recently....just love them! And they were cheep-cheep!! LOL

    Candy

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  30. Hi Candy,
    I LOVE this table. It's so fresh and clean...the colors are great! Your dishes and chargers are perfect for this theme. Your home makes a wonderful warm background...it's just lovely. Thanks so much for sharing.
    Sharlotte

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  31. Thanks Sharlotte! See you Thursday for another tablescape adventure.

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