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Jul 8, 2009

TABLESCAPE THURSDAY

Tablescape Thursday is hosted by Susan @ Between Naps on the Porch. And what a porch it is. Oh my it is beautiful. The table settings are art. Visit Susan and the others who have joined in and enjoy the art of Tablescaping.

NOTE TO VALERIE AT SNAP PEA...YOU DON'T HAVE COMMENTS ENABLED ON YOUR SITE. EMAIL ME FOR HELP IF YOU NEED IT.



I did it, I did it. I finally had a table set for Tablescape Thursday. The funny thing is I am not cooking dinner tonight. I guess I could fill the bowls with popcorn. It wouldn't be the first time I had popcorn for dinner.

We can play a game from Sesame Street here. One of these things is not like the others, one of these things is kinda the same.
The chargers and the dishes all came from Home Sense which for you guys would be TJ Maxx. The sugar tin has such a great patina on it but really it was bought several years ago at a liquidation store and it is not antique. The cutlery was my mother's and is the South Seas pattern. It is older than I am. The funny thing is my mother in law has the same set.
Well thanks for stopping by. I am glad I finally got to join in with this popular meme. Believe me you will love the creative tablescapes on the other sites. Enjoy and please leave a comment.

20 comments:

susan said...

Lori--You can put popcorn in it and it will still be lovely! I love it. That is so neat that your mom and MIL had the same flatware!

Shelia said...

Hi Lori! I love your table and if you put popcorn in those lovely bowls, I'll be right over! I have popcorn every afternoon for my snack! Love popcorn! Great job on your table and thanks for popping in to see mine!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Lori, I lived on popcorn in college! LOL! Pop up some Orville Redenbacher, and I will be right there!!!

Loved your table, and you did a great job on it! The dishes look so festive and pretty. And I have flatware that is old as my mother, too... actually my grandmother. LOL!

I was interested to see what your version of Home Goods is. Don't you love it? I cannot resist good value at good prices!

Thanks for sharing with us!

Happy Tablescape Thursday...

XO,

Sheila :-)

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Just great Lori...Now girl I would't care what you put in the bowls...well maybe not liver...ha ha!! very pretty girl...and what is a sugar tin...I'm nosey...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

@eloh said...

Snoopy's Thanksgiving dinner, popcorn and toast.

Lovely table.

Enchanted Rose Studio said...

Hi Lori, your tablescape is very lovely. Those bowls would make popcorn look gourmet! The sugar tin is great and I love the candleholders.

Thank you for sharing your lovely table.

Tina

Dawn said...

I love your chargers with those plates. Can we put M&M's in the popcorn?
Dawn

Dining Delight said...

What pretty dishes! Terrific colours in them and the chargers match wonderfully. Candles at each place setting creates such a nice glow.

Dining Delight

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

A very pretty table, Lori!!

Housewife Savant said...

Would that be BUTTERED popcorn? cuz I'm coming over!

This is lovely.

Kristi said...

Try Redenbacker's new Lime & Salt popcorn...yummy!

Fifi Flowers said...

LOVE those floral dishes!

ceekay said...

Love that sugar tin. That was a great idea to use for the flowers. Very nice!

Joyce said...

Too pretty just for popcorn unless you were to add some chocolate in with the popcorn:) I love those plates and I like Seasame Street too:)
Joyce

Brenda said...

You have the prettiest wood table! And everything else is pretty as well. Oh, my daughters grew up on Sesame Street. They're in their thirties now. (Do they still have Sesame Street, I wonder?)
Brenda

Lori E said...

Well no one noticed why I made the Sesame Street reference. One of these things is not like the others....The bowl on the end setting is 3 times as big as the other bowls because I could only get 4 not the 6 I needed. Should have kept my mouth shut and no one would notice.

Kathleen said...

Beautiful dishes! Glad you joined in TTH!

santamaker said...

Great tablescape and beautiful dishes! Love the sesame S. reference. My girls are in their twenty's and we still say stuff from SS when they were little...."Oh..would you like to buy an O,circular and sweet?"

printersdevil said...

I kept looking for what you mentioned and didn't notice it. The dishes are beautiful. Very nice tablescape.

Cass @ That Old House said...

OH yes -- I got it! the bigger bowl on the end! Ah, too much Sesame Street for me -- it debuted my senior year in high school; we used to watch it in the senior lounge before classes.

GORGEOUS dishes -- I never find anything that pretty at TJ Maxx.... dang. Guess I need to keep looking.

And you could fill those bowls with popcorn, pretzels, chips, bird seed, or packing peanuts, and it would still be a gorgeous table!

Cass

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