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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

The Blue Rooster

Goodness, it is Tablescape Thursday already...my favorite day of the week! Thank you, Susan of Between Naps On the Porch, for hosting Tablescape Thursday.

Blue and white seem to be the color this month, so far. I know there are a few pieces you have already seen in past posts, but they went so well I used them again in this tablescape. I am working on getting something other than red/white/blue for a future post.



Monday was a great day at the thrift stores! On my trip to Goodwill, for the Monday senior discount, I found 4 water goblets 74¢ each and 4 wine stems for 37¢ each. At my local ARC Thrift Store I found a serving bowl in red transferware, 8 crystal sherry glasses and a set of brand new, still in the box blue and white rooster dishes service for four. I have been looking for these dishes for a couple of years after buying a couple of soup bowls and a plate at a yard sale. I paid $30 for all.

















Thank you for taking the time to stop by...hope you all have enjoyed your visit this week.

I know you will enjoy stopping to visit with our hostess, Susan, of Between Naps On the Porch...she has many more guests you will want to check out!

Cream linen table cloth-ARC Thrift Store $1.50
Rooster napkins-Gift
Blue Chargers-Vera Bradley My Home Collection-HomeGoods $1.50 each
Blue Rooster Dishes-Mulberry Home Collection-ARC Thrift Store (4 piece place settings service for 4) $15
Individual butter bells-TJMaxx
Blue Stemware-TJMaxx $1.00 each
Clear Stemware-Goodwill Thrift Store 37¢ each
Silverware-Family
Salad/dessert forks-R&B (still researching the pattern)-ARC Thrift Store 25¢ each (there are 8)
Clear dome-Goodwill 74¢
Candle holders-ARC Thrift Store 25¢ each
Rooster Collection-a few from my years old collection

21 comments:

the passionate hairdresser said...

I have those goblets, but in purple!! Bought them at Christmas Tree Shops 5 -6 years ago!! Very pretty!!

xoxoxo
B:)

Diann said...

I love your blue and white table! And what awesome bargains! A tablesetting after my own heart! LOL

Kathleen said...

Those plates are so pretty! You know I don't like roosters, but in blue I'd let them in!
Great bargains, my dear! Love the glasses..
If you win my give away I'll sub something different for the napkins since you already have them!

ellen b. said...

Oh now that's my kind of shopping. You really found some great bargains! I love the rooster dishes and those great blue goblets! Lovely.

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Wow beautiful bargains for a beautiful table! Love the blue roosters and those wonderful blue goblets!

Teri said...

Your dishes are beautiful. I can't believe you got those blue chargers for only $1.50 each!! Wow!

Debbie said...

What a bargain on those Vera Bradley plates at Homegoods! I have been lusting over them, and wouldn't pay the full price. Wow!! Love the tablescape!

The Lucy and Dick Show said...

Blue and white is so classic and you've made it a fun setting with the roosters. I'm particularly fond of the blue stemware.

dee dee said...

Wow, what wonderful finds! They add so much to your beautiful table, I just love the blue and white. So very pretty!
Dee Dee

Linda said...

I love the Blue and White dishes! I haven't seen some like that but would love some myself. The table is just beautiful. I love blue and white it is so crisp!

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Those blue dishes are wonderful...very country french. I am just loving your table!
Susan

nannykim said...

I have never seen those dishes and I love them!! So nice that you found them. I adore your rooster--he belongs with mine!

nannykim

http://spindlecottage.blogspot.com/

Kathy said...

Those gorgeous blue chargers go so well with your blue and white dishes and the napkin is the icing on the cake, what a beautiful setting they all make and what a savvy shopper you are :-). happy Thursday, Kathy

Lize said...

Love the blue and white! Gorgeous rooster ... Wish I could find such lovely bargains

xinex said...

Your plates are so pretty!...Christine

Kammy said...

Love it , Love it, Love it ! You go girl !
Kammy

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

I love the goblets...such a rich color of blue. The dishes are wonderful and with the goblets...perfect. Thanks for visiting me! Sue

Deanna said...

You have really got some great bargains here! Fantastic.

Thank you visiting my blog and leaving a comment.

You take care and may you have a Merry Christmas,
d (from Kansas as well!!!)

Kathy@theshebearofeleven said...

What beautiful dishes!

Rhondi said...

Hi Mimi
I love the rooster dishes. You knew I would! You sure got some bargains.
Hugs, Rhondi

Maria said...

You are definitely on my visit often list now. Blue, blue, blue! I love them! Gosh, I am going to have so much fun now that I've rediscovered tablescaping! My husband has had us eating from plain white correlle plates for too long! HE cooks so I can't really complaing but maybe on Thurdays I can do a tablescape....it will have to be for lunch this week since breakfast and dinner are taken!