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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.


Sunday, November 10, 2013

Veterans Day This Monday.


My Inspiration for this Tablescape was having
some friends over for Veterans Day dinner this coming Monday.

A special thanks to all of the Veterans today and all of those
that are presently serving in the Military and their families.
God Bless you all!

I purchased my poppy salad dishes and the soup bowls some
time ago from Ross, for $12.00 for both sets of four.

 My Centerpiece ~~ I put together some time ago with
silk Poppy Flowers. Time to light the candles.

I love candle light with dinner.



I love the red poppies on the plates with the
white back ground. I did use my red chargers to keep
the colors together for this Tablescape.

You all know!! I always mix my plates
with other dishes. I also hope you have a wonderful
Veterans Day on Monday with your family.

The white dinner plates are from Pier One.
I  only have four layers of plates this time. I put a red tablecloth under
the Vintage embroidered table topper with the red poppy flowers.






I hope you all come Back next week !
Please take a moment to comment.
Thank you so much!
I am linking up with these Blogs for there linky parties this week.
Some others are on my sidebar.
Marty
                                        
                                                                                      
                                                                                 

30 comments:

Dee @ A Lapin Life said...

Diane Your tablescape is gorgeous! I love how the red tablecoths makes all your dishes pop. The Vintage embroidered table topper looks like a magazine shoot. Beautiful!

Dining Delight said...

What a perfect and fitting tablescape for what we call, "Remembrance Day" here in Canada! Love the poppy design elements you've used especially the dishes! All veterans would be pleased to dine at this table!

DD

Katherines Corner said...

Sweet Diane, this is beautiful. You make dining an art. xo

Barbara F. said...

Diane, I love your table. Perfect setting for Veterans Day. Your centerpiece is lovely, and the pomegranates in the. bowls are such a nice fall touch. xo

Marigene said...

What a wonderful Veterans Day tribute with the poppy table. Those dishes are really nice. Love your centerpiece.
Have a great week...

Jill Harrison said...

you have created a beautiful table to celebrate Vetrans Day - and I love pomegranates! Have a wonderful week and thank you for stopping by my blog the other day.

Style Sisters said...

Love all the red and the pomegranate! So fun!
Karin

Lom said...

just love , love the tabletopper!
The plates are lovely!
Have a wonderful Monday!
Lois

Laura Lane said...

Oh Diane, you put me to shame!
I've got to try tablescaping one of these days.
I set a rather drab table by comparison.

I'm your new follower.
Blessings,
Laura
Harvest Lane Cottage

Isabelle Thornton said...

It's so pretty! I love the red so much!! Enjoy your dinner party and thanks do much for linking!!

Chubby Chieque said...

Hi Lady D!
OMG!!! I found you. Since my blog or Blogger gave me problem that all my list of fave blog was gone, I could not find your link.

Now, so happy to see you at last! Wow, drooling with your settings once again.

Happy Tuesday.

Greetings from Stockholm,
/CC girl

Laura Lane said...

Diane,
You are just too sweet! Do you know that you're a no reply blogger? If you go into the settings on your blog, you can set it so that your e-mail will show when you leave a comment. At least it will for the person who gets the comment.
Just an idea to make it easier for ladies to reply to your comments.
Blessings,
Laura of Harvest Lane Cottage

Gina said...

This is such a pretty tablescape & those poppy dishes are lovely. I love seeing that pop of bright red against the white!

Kathleen said...

What a bargain on those beautiful poppy plates.
You set a beautiful table to honor our Vets!
Thanks for linking to Let's Dish!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

So beautiful, you have created such a gorgeous tablescape and I love those plates. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

Audrey said...

Hi Diane ... I love that table topper and that you used poppies in your table setting. Do not see much of that but so fitting for the occasion. Love the use of pomegranates too.

Thanks for visiting Timeless Treasures with a nice comment and so happy to have you follow me. New follower for you and will be back to visit more.
Blessings,
Audrey Z.

Sandra Lee said...

I would be such a happy camper if I could put together a centerpiece like that. It and the rest of the table is beautiful.

Creations By Cindy said...

Oh I adore your poppy tablescape! So pretty! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Joyce Olson said...

Hello Sweet Diane,
I am enjoying my visit with these glorious and rich colors-such a lovely table and I am so loving the use of pomegranates and these Poppy dishes are fabulous!
Newest follower, my dear!
Jemma

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Diane,
Your Veteran's Day tablescape is lovely. Love the mix of dishes and your poppy centerpiece. Very pretty! Thanks for sharing and enjoy your day.

Blessings,
Sandi

ellen b. said...

Those poppy dishes are so great. Love them. The theme for your table was perfect for Veteren's Day/Remembrance Day. Love it all...
I'm visiting from Kathleen's Let's Dish from The Happy Wonderer...

Diane said...

Diane this table is beautiful and seeing poppies always reminds me of the year I was in England on their "Remembrance Day". Poppies were everywhere. Your post has such a great message. We should never forget what our veterans have done for us - I am definitely thankful for every one of them!

Ivy and Elephants said...

Gorgeous table, Diane. Just perfect for the day. So very thoughtful.
Hugs,
Patti

Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

Your thoughtful table is just gorgeous! Love those beautiful elements.
Thanks for sharing.
Also thanks a ton for your lovely comment on my blog:)

Danielle said...

Sweet table! Thanks for sharing at Silver Pennies Sundays! x

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Your table is lovely. I like the poppies and the tribute to Veteran's Day. Thanks for linking to TTF!

Bethe77 said...

You set the most amazing tables I have ever seen! You are so cleaver and love how you utilize just amazing peices together and create such beauty. Thank you for sharing them with us. And you always seem to find affordable pieces we all can re-create. Love! Blessings

tablescapesbybev said...

Love those poppy dishes...perfect for Veteran's Day.

Poppy @ With a Dash of Color said...

How pretty! I love the tropical vibe of your beautiful tablescape! The poppy salad plates and bowls goes so prettily with the vintage table runner:) Love the pomegranates as accents! Thanks for sharing, Diane!Hugs, Poppy

Rosie M. said...

So,, so pretty. I love your double napkin presentation and the bright colors on your table. You've done an outstanding job with this tablescape. So fitting for the occasion. Bravo! Rosie @ The Magic Hutch