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Friday, March 4, 2011

Blue Skies

I’m feeling blue today…

Happy Blue….Bright Sky Blue…Turquoise Water Blue…

Blue Eyes Blue!!!!

We’ve almost made it through Winter and there is a promise of blue skies ahead!!  My blue-eyed Mom created a sweet blue tablescape to share with you today.  tablescapeangleHer lovely friend, Laurie Mace created the placemats and runner.  Take note of the quilted trivet, isn’t it adorable?.  Laurie is a quilter par excellance! If you are lucky you may be able to catch her browsing the bolts at Endless Mountain Quiltworks in Tunkhannock, PA. starcandlehldrThe snowflake candleholders were a gift from a secret sister at church.  The lovely oval tureen was a yard sale find for a whopping $1.00!  We have Uncle Jacks oval restaurant ware dish from the turn of the last century! angeovallEach place setting is layered, beginning with Cobalt Blue Fiesta plates used as chargers.  Next we have W.H. Grindly and Co. dinner plates in the Malta pattern. tablescapeoverviewThe wide band on these transfer ware plates has a trellis feel and dates to about 1900.plateA birds eye view of the charming quilted placemats.  Standing in as butter plates are little decorative ornaments  from Denmark. placesettingSimple white china bowls and napkins add a crisp touch while curly willow branches complete our

Blue skies
Smiling at me
Nothing but blue skies
Do I see
Singing a song
Nothing but bluebirds
All day long

Irving Berlin

We are linking up to Susan’s Tablescape Thursday Party at

Between Naps on the Porch!

Gone out singing the blues….




  1. How pretty your blue transferware dishes are! Love your table of blues!

  2. What a beautiful vibrant table...those salad plates are lovely.

  3. How beautiful your transfer ware blue and white china is! Such vibrant colous. Love the salad plates. I'm so into blue and white these hubby just gave me a china set with the Onion pattern and I'm so thrilled!... (never had it before).
    Thank you for sharing. I'm your latest follower too! Come visit, your welcome.



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