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I love designing tablescapes. I started back in September 2010 and I now design tablescapes to share on my blog as well as on "Between Naps on the Porch" for Tablescape Thursdays.

My passion for designing tablescapes has sent me out on a search to buy more dishes that I can share every week.

I also enjoy making my own napkins to go with my different dishes and I love to mix and match some of my beautiful dishes.


Tuesday, May 10, 2011

My Mothers Day Dinner~

My inspiration for this Tablescape was Mothers Day ~~~

I made my napkins a long time ago ~~ I purchased the 
yellow flower rings from Pier One.
The glasses on the soup bowls will be filled with cold Shrimp ~~
My Blue willow soup bowl ~~
My Vintage Schumann Arzberg fruit plates are from Bavaria Germany.
I purchased my Victorian yellow ruffled round
placemat's from Amazon.
Will its time to eat ladies !! I do hope you like Sea Food !!
I hope you all had a Womderful Mothers Day~~
I hope you all come Back !! Please take a moment to comment.
Thank you so much ! I am linking up with these Blogs for there linky parties. I hope you come
with me !!

33 comments:

Barbara F. said...

Blue and yellow is one of my favorite color combinations-my guest bedroom is blue and yellow! I love this tablescape and your stemware and, yes, I DO like seafood! Hope your Mother's Day was as special as you are! xo,

Ocean Breezes and Country Sneezes said...

I love blue willow, I have some vintage pieces that I just adore! Your table is beautiful, I hope you had a wonderful Mom's Day!

Mary

Sonya said...

Linda mesa!
Querida tenha uma ótima noite.
Beijinho.

Zondra Art said...

Everything was wonderful, just wonderful!
I like I lake blue china.
Best regards and a kisses Diane:)

Pamela Gordon said...

This is a gorgeous table Diane! I love the blue and white dishes with the yellow accents. Very pretty combo. And yes, I love seafood :-) Pamela

timbuck2mom said...

Beautiful. The blue and white dishes are lovely and those placemats are adorable with their ruffled edges.

Kathleen said...

It looks lovely! Blue and white is always classic!
That wasn't a lake in my post, it is Bay, which goes out to the Atlantic Ocean. :)
My sister lives near Dallas, but always loves to get back home for a visit to the ocean. When you grow up here, it is hard to give that up.

Susie said...

This is just beautiful. The color palate is perfect!

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

I always love the combination of blue and yellow. It is such a fresh combination and I never get tired of it. Your napkins are perfect with the dishes and I love those flowers!

Denise said...

Hi Diane,

This table is SO pretty!! I always love blue and white, and Blue Willow is definitely a classic. I really like the vintage Bavarian Fruit plates, but I am definitely loving those napkins! Toile is one of my very favorites!! We are at the beach this week, so seafood sounds great to me.

Hugs,

Denise at Forest Manor

Laura Wilkerson said...

Everything is so pretty. Hope you had a wonderful Mothers Day :)

Pat said...

Gorgeous table. This pattern is a favorite of mine.

Marlis said...

I love blue and yellow very very much and you did it up right. The napkin ring and the placemats are perfect. Love the centerpiece too. Hope the day was all you wanted it to be and then more!

Tess said...

There is nothing like a blue and yellow tablescape...it just says FRESH!! Your stemware is absolutely gorgeous! Beautiful table!

Diane @ Magpies and Magnolias said...

Hi, Diane!

I am so jealous of your classic Blue Willow. That is one pattern that I have not yet been able to acquire! It looks so beautiful here with the yellow accents.

Hope you had a great Mothers Day!

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

I love your gorgeous table!
The blue willow, the yellow and that fabulous centerpiece!
Fantastic!
Cindy

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

The blue and yellow are beautiful, love those ruffle-y chargers! Your flatware is fun too-enjoy:@)

Katherines Corner said...

Oh how beautiful. Love the blue and white ( one of my favs) The poppy napkin rings are similar to some I made a while back. Hugs and wishes for a day filled with Happy!

Jan@southernjunkin' said...

Classic blue and white! Beautiful table!
Blessings!

xinex said...

Oh Diane, this is so pretty, so Frenchy. Love the blue and white Blue Willow and I like how you mixed it with toile and yellow....Christine

A Perfect Setting said...

Yellow and blue is always so fabulous together! Your tablescape is very beautiful, I will go back and look again, enjoyed it so much the first time around! Thanks for sharing!

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...
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~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely ladie.
Google did not put some of your comments back on sorry.
I hope you all have a Great Weekend.
xxoo
Diane

Liz- said...

Hey Diane blogger is working again! I love your blue willow dishes...the yellow flower pops off it just perfect! The napkins are a great accent too!

Entertaining Women said...

You've done a beautiful job with my favorite color combination...blue, white, & yellow. Blue Willow is such a timeless and beautiful classic. Thank you for sharing your charming design. Cherry Kay

tammylovesdishes said...

I love everything about this tablescape! The Blue Willow, the etched crystal, the Bavarian fruit plates and those sweet ruffled yellow placemats. The flower napkin rings add a nice touch of color, too. Very nice!
Tammy

Marigene said...

Beautiful table...Blue Willow is one of my favorite patterns. Love the napkins.

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Oh Diane, this is beautiful, great tablescape for Mom's Day...hope you had a wonderful one. I love your Blue Willow china, I wish I could have one, there's non around here, maybe in antique shops. Your toile napkins are so pretty and you made them...now, maybe that I can do?! The etched crystal and the Bavarian fruit plates are just so gorgeous and the raffled place mats brings the place sets together... you have such pretty elements to stage such stunning table!
Lots of hugs.
FABBY

Sweetladyelaine said...

Hi Diane,
Thanks for stopping by...I love your table. Blue Willow is just so pretty and timeless! Your napkins rings are beautiful! I love that you sew your own napkins....I am going to start to do that too. I never have napkins to go with my tablescapes. Have a great weekend.
Blessings My Friend,

A Hint of Home said...

Gorgeous table scape! I love blue and white. It's so classsy.
I have those same cute napkin rings.
Thanks for stopping by!

Album vénitien said...

I discover your blog thanks to Helene Font and I am agreeably surprised seeing your so beautiful table for the Mother's Day. I have exactly the same service blue willow and the plates in Bavaria ..... which good ideas you have and the flowers yellow are splendid...

Un grand " bonjour from Belgium..

Eileen said...

Your tablescapes are so beautiful. The blue willow dishes are lovely. I used to collect them. Gave them all to my wonderful daughter. I love the napkins you made to go with them.
Thank you for the sweet comment when visiting me.

Marianne said...

Your Blue Willow table is just beautiful and the yellow is such the perfect accent color. I collect a lot of blue and white...it's all over my home.
I'm so glad you found me.....and now I've found your lovely blog.
Marianne :)