Monday, February 17, 2014

Tree Frog Table For One

Every once in a while, Pat pulls something off one of my shelves and comes up with some really fun and unique tablescapes. That's what happened today. I challenged her to set a table using a placemat that we have had for a very long time, and in less that ten minutes, she had most of the table together. Her inspiration? It wasn't the placemat. It was:

Donald

Over view of the table

The place setting

Flatware is "Silver Tear" by Gourmet Settings

Pat used bright colors - Shamrock and Peacock Fiesta




This is the placemat that I challenged Pat with



This very unusual handmade votive holder was a gift to Pat


Pat found matching napkin rings at Bed, Bath, and Beyond

Pat used a green candle on this side of Donald to balance the table

I heard Pat washing something in the sink this morning. She found these rocks in one of my garden beds (table d├ęcor can come from anywhere.....) 


One last look
Where it came from:
Leaf Placemat - Bed, Bath, and Beyond
Flatware - "Silver Tear" by Gourmet Settings from TJMaxx
Peacock and Shamrock Dinnerware - Fiesta by Homer Laughlin from Kohl's and Macy's
Beige Napkin - Pier 1
Glassware - Pier 1 several years ago
Wood-like Napkin Ring - Bed, Bath, and Beyond
Wood Rounds Votive Holder - Handmade and gifted to Pat
Candle and Votives - Michael's
Donald - Pierson's Building Center (our local hardware store)

We will be joining Susan at "Between Naps on the Porch" this Thursday: 
http://betweennapsontheporch.net/

6 comments:

  1. Donald is almost as cute as this tablescape. Love the colors of the Fiesta ware!! Always such attention to details!

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  2. Kermit the frog may not think it's easy being green, but Donald seems to have no problems with it if he can even inspire a whimsical tablescape. The swirly pattern on the glasses even seem to match his froggy skin. I love Pat's creativity here!

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  3. Donald is just adorable! I love it! I'm new to your blog and glad I stopped by!

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  4. If you kiss Donald does he turned in to a Prince!!!!!! So cute and colorful.

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  5. Such a happy setting! Sooo colorful and full of whimsy. You both must have so much fun coming up with these ideas and always coming up with a creative, artistic tables. It's such a pleasure to visit both your sites. Rosie @ The Magic Hutch

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