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Monday, March 22, 2010

Blue and White

Welcome to Tablescape Thursday! It's always such a great place to find amazing tables.
Today I'm sharing a blue and white table, one that even surprises me! I didn't think I had enough blue around to put a table together, but as it turns out, I've found bits and pieces here and there!

My dining room window gets the afternoon sun, it's always a joy to see all the bright blue!

The blue glass ball is actually a vintage Christmas ornament that belonged to my grandmother.
It's quite heavy!

As the sun sets, the candles were lit.

...a couple of friends stopped by...

all candle holders/odds and ends: Goodwill, Dollar Store
bottles: Pier I
goblets: Garden Ridge
flatware: Oneida, Michelangelo
chargers: Marshall's
dinner/salad plates: Lenox, Opal Innocence Carved
napkins: homemade

I'm linking with Smiling Sally and her Blue Monday as well as Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for her Tablescape Thursday.

Thanks so much for visiting...enjoy your day!


  1. Beautiful tablescape. I love all of your blue. So pretty. The huge bouquet of tulips is stunning. I love flowers in mass. Gorgeous table. Hugs, Marty

  2. Love the cobalt blues. Happy Blue Monday.

  3. I love those napkins then I read...homemade! Darn I was going to go buy some! LOL...great tablesetting. I love blue and white just something about it so fresh. Love the little bird friends visiting.

  4. Blue and whiter are pretty together. Gorgeous table scape. Happy Monday!

    MYM=Bird or chicken?
    Macro Monday~ The bud

  5. Those are beautiful collection of blues!

    Better late than never, my Blue Monday, have a good day!

  6. So so pretty. You're wonderful at this. I just realized you're in Houston. I'm a native, but in Florida now. Shine on, cookie. Marsha

  7. This is breathtaking blue and white! LOVE how you did the napkins...and I also love the napkins! I'm using green and white this week...thanks for some ideas!!

  8. So beautiful! I would give anything to be able to eat at a table this pretty.

  9. Beautiful! I love cobalt glass!
    Have a great week!

  10. Thank you for stopping by my home!
    i love this classic blue and white combo!!
    My dining room's first paint layer after builder beige, was Blue Willow blue, so I have an affection for it!
    I also have the same exact dining chairs you have!
    Gotta peek around your house some more!

    I have yet t blog about my dining room, but I need to!

  11. Sharlotte, Blue and white is one of my favorite table color palates! YOu certainly did pull off this table. It is so soothing and there are so many wonderful element to look at. I love your beautiful white plates. I have a thing about white plates. Also your napkins are beautiful and I love how they are so prettily folded on top of the soft white plates. So pretty. What a treasure to have your grandmother's colbalt blue Christmas balls. I have never seen any like those. Do you keep them on display all year? This is a fabulous table!

  12. Beautiful tablescape...and I just love all of the BLUE! Lovely!

    Blessings, Grace

  13. Oh your blues and whites and tulips are just beautiful -- this is a lovely elegant tablescape -- thanks for your sweet visit!

  14. i've always had a thing for cobalt blues! beautiful!!!!
    you should come decorate my no existant dinning table here in one of the shows on HGTV!

  15. Very pretty~ Thanks for sharing! I just joined in Tablescape Thursday for the first time this week! I'm excited to see all of the inspiring tablescapes!

  16. Blue and white tablescapes always speaks to my heart. There is something so lovely about it. Like it's fresh and clean and crisp.

    I love your napkins and not only the pattern but the way you folded them.

    Great job.


  17. The blue is so brilliant and beautiful. I am so happy to visit a fellow Tean. Your table of bits and pieces turned out great.


  18. Hi Sharlotte, What a beautiful table you set! Makes me want to ring your doorbell and come sit down! I liked seeing the change from sunny day to darker eve. Just great! Thanks for stopping at my blog and leaving your comment. I so enjoy meeting such nice people! Enjoy your day! Donna..the 3rd sister

  19. Your cobalt blue pieces are amazing.Certainly made for a beautifully set table.
    I think I finally got google to understand I wanted to be one of your followers. Not sure why they didnt listen to me the last time. Nevertheless I see my pic there so its working.
    Have a "Sonny" Day

  20. Your blue and white tablescape is so elegant, and those colors work great in your dining room! Just beautiful!

  21. Wow, that is stunning everything about it...gorgeous tulips.

  22. The blue and white is exquiste. The cobalt blue really talks to me. And the beautiful tulips are just perfect for this setting.

  23. What a gorgeous tablescape! I'm such a hugh fan of the blue and white. I've always said that pink is my favorite color but you know what, I sure do have alot of blue in my house!

  24. Oh my! Your blues are so beautiful! I don't have much blue -- I've just started to add a bit because of such lovely posts as this. I love the way you've arranged your napkins -- this is all so lovely!

  25. For not thinking that you had enough blue and white you pulled off a gorgeous tablesetting! I really like how you kept the plates all one color(white) and accentuated with the blue. It is all very pretty. :o)

  26. Love that blue & white - it's a combination that is hard to beat. You really put it together beautifully. Thanks for stopping by! Linda

  27. I L-O-ve it!!
    Very, very well done!!! Perfect mix off accents to be bold and not overdone...

    Thanks for sharing!!

    ...and thanks for stopping by my blog:)


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