Friday, May 22, 2015

Bee Table for One

A few years ago, I found a plate at the Discovery Shop (the Cancer Society's Thrift Store) that I just had to have. I don't know why - I just fell in love with it. I brought it home thinking how pretty it would look on a table. And then it sat on a shelf. Well, Pat pulled it out yesterday and decided to use it. Here is what she came up with:


Pat chose gold flatware to bring out the gold in the accent plate









Pat wrapped this gold beaded napkin around a black napkin

Silk roses - although Pat grows gorgeous roses....well, used to grow....before the drought, 

Part of our black Depressionware collection that was given to us by our wonderful cousin


Where it came from:
Gold Charger - "Charge It!" by Jay from Tuesday Morning
Black Dinner Plate - "Fun Factory" by Waechtersbach from Replacements
Bee Accent Plate - by "Tim Coffey" of CreativeCo-Op from the Discovery Shop
Flatware - Unknown pattern by F.B. Rogers from eBay
Glassware - from Pier 1 years ago
Napkins - from Pier 1
Bee Napkin Ring - from the Ferndale Emporium (one of our favorite local boutiques)
Black Depressionware - a gift from our dishaholic cousin
Black Square Salt/Pepper Cellars - from World Market
Small Spoons - from Maryland China Company (mail order)
Candles and Silk Roses - Michael's


We will be joining Christine for her "Table it!" blog party Monday at Rustic & Refined:  http://www.rustic-refined.com/
We will also be joining Susan for "Tablescape Thursday" at Between Naps on the Porch:   http://betweennapsontheporch.net/

6 comments:

  1. This is stunning! What a gorgeous bee plate and the table is amazing. You really have the best items and I think the Table for One is a favorite way to view a tablescape!

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  2. Pat and Katie,
    Lovely Bee tablescape for one!!!
    I have another "bee"plate from the same designer. . .just one!!!
    Love, LOVE, L O V E the "bee" napkin ring!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  3. Wow, absolutely stunning table! The gold and black are so dramatic, they take my breath away and those bee dishes are just adorable!

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  4. This immediately sent me looking for the bee plate. Available on Amazon as part of a 4 piece set - bee plate, bee skep, bird and bird nest. Also love the bee napkin holder. Great table. Thanks.

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  5. Perfection! The gold accents really created an elegant look with the bee plate. The black accents add to the richness created here- love it!

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  6. That plate is lovely and you have accentuated it perfectly. Score!

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