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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Earth Day Table


I have been having problems with the computer, need a new hard drive so there will be little text this week...I want to get this posted before it crashes again.

It's time to head out to Let's Dish at Cuisine Kathleen's. I wasn't sure exactly what an Earth Day tablescape was so I went with blues/greens/white. Sky, trees/plants and clouds along with insects! I hope you choose something a little simpler for a theme next time, Kathleen! Thanks for hosting...I know it takes a lot of your time, you invite us, and you take the time to visit...this is very much appreciated by all of your guests.















Cast of characters:
Banana leaf place mats-World Market
Green charger plates-Bordallo Pinheiro Geranium
Dinner plate-Portmeirion Lakeside-Salvation Army $1.99 each
Salad plate-Portmeirion Lakeside-TJMaxx and Salvation Army
Dessert Plate-Bordallo Pinheiro-Frog Service-eBay
Green/blue gin collins glasses-Savers 4@$2.99
Sterling flatware-Oneida Afterglow-family
Juniper stemware-Libbey Duratuff Gibralter-Goodwill or Savers, can't remember
Royal blue napkins-Savers
Dragonfly napkin rings-my friend Debbie of Mountain Breaths picked these up for me at Tuesday Morning.
Green vase-local second hand store
Iris-from my garden

Thanks for visiting today, hope you come back again.

I will be joining these parties:

Let's Dish at Cuisine Kathleen
Wednesdays Bunny Hop Party at Bunny Jeans Decor
Centerpiece Wednesday at The Style Sisters
Thrifty Things Friday at The Thrifty Groove
Seasonal Sunday at The Tablescaper
Thank you ladies for hosting each week!

46 comments:

Blondie's Journal said...

Very pretty, Marigene! You have all the elements here for Earth Day! I really like those dragonfly dishes! Your table has such beautiful, rich color! Great job! :)

XO,
Jane

Mark said...

Love those dragonfly plates!
m.

Anonymous said...

Love it Marigene! I adore the dragonflies! Colors look great together also!
Connie D

Sweetladyelaine said...

Hi,
I love your dragonfly dishes!Your table is very pretty and just right for celebrating Earth Day! Hope you have a great weekend...
Blessings My Friend,

Meredith said...

What a fun table. I love the earthiness of your chargers with all the blues and greens and garden hues of your dishes. And again, your irises are beautiful!!!

Anonymous said...

Very "springy"....love the dragonfly plates and napkin rings.....love, love, love the iris!!....mine have only just broken ground....
love you,
jude

Carol @ Always Thyme to Cook said...

Very pretty table, Marigene! I love your Earth Day tablescape, pretty blues and greens!

Anonymous said...

Love it. bbb

A Cottage in the Clouds said...

I think you did a great job of depicting Earth Day in your tablescape. Your Bordallo Pinheiro pieces caught my eye immediately - love them! And the twiggy placemats are perfect. Cute dragonflies, and oh those ever-so-lovely Irises from your garden. The whimsical polka-dot tumblers are the perfect finishing touch.

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Yeah, I didn't know where to start for the Earth Day tbale. You did a beautriful job. I love the dishes with the insect, just perfect. The banana leaf place mats are just the tright thing. You did an amazing job with your creation. Hugs,
FABBY

ellen b said...

I really enjoyed the blue and green combo. Very nice. Have a great weekend.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

You did an awesome job! I love those colors and since I'm a dragonfly lover this especially made me smile! Hope your computer troubles get fixed soon! Hugs, Linda

Barbara said...

Marigene! It seems like forever since I've been able to visit. This table is so perfect for Earth Day. I love your color combination. Those green chargers are amazing. Just love the dragonfly plates too. I took a peek below at your iris photos. So beautiful! Mine are blooming now too but you have so many great colors.

Bunny Jean said...

Hi Marigene!

Love those dragonfly plates! You have all the elements of what is needed for an Earth Day table... I think ;) Those glasses are really cute (great for summer) and go so well with this table setting.

I have some salad plates that are like your chargers... one day I might get around to using them. I forget what I have when they are in the cupboard lol.

Thanks for sharing this at my party!

xoxo Bunny Jean
Wednesday's Bunny Hop Party!

xinex said...

Very pretty, Marigene! I love the dragonflies...Christine

Linda (More Fun Less Laundry) said...

Marigene, this is one of my favorite tables--I think it's the color combination of the blue and green, and those dragonflies (I love dragonflies) on the dishes are beautiful. I like the napkin rings too--very similar to mine this week except mine are pink! Happy Earth Day. The blue, green and brown are perfect. Linda

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

Love the dragonflies for Earth Day. This is the second time I've seen those scalloped place mats this week! I've got to see if our World Market carries them. They're beautiful.

On Crooked Creek said...

Marigene,
I am quite smitten with the dragonfly plates! The blue & green is stunning on this tablescape! Iris from your garden are gorgeous!!! We went through the computer woes here earlier this year, too! Good luck!
Fondly,
Pat

Jacqueline said...

No table for me this week as we were just catching up from Spring Break. I just love your table. The colors are so fresh and wonderful. That dragonfly on the plate is just exquisite. The detail is so beautiful and your fun napkin rings are perfect. Great Earth Day table!

Robin said...

Those dragonfly plates are really nice and set the tone for your whole table but those irises are the stars!

Robin
Robin Flies South

Kathleen said...

You thought that theme was hard? I mean it took in everything on Earth! You did a great job with it. Those dragonfly plates are fabulous! Love all the elements , the colors and textures.
And you are welcome. The worst part of doing a party is getting the post done on time and hoping the linky thing works! I say a prayer each time!
Thanks so much for linking to Let's Dish! Next month, Mom's Day, using something of your mom's on the table, or her fave color or flower.
Good luck with your computer! Mine is getting elderly!
Oh! Saw the dinner plates and salads that match your chargers today at HG's. They had the charger too, forgot to look how much, but the dinners were 5.99. I know you got a great deal on your chargers!

Barbara F. said...

I think your table is beautiful, love the blue/green/brown colors all together ,perfect for Earth Day! My computer has been crashing when I try to visit a certain blog.....I hope it doesn't mean that I need a hard drive!! :/ xo

Sarah said...

Pretty table setting. I've never seen blue cabbage leaf plates. Beautiful dishes in that stack. ;-)

Red Couch Recipes said...

Love the blues and greens in honor of our wonderful earth. The twiggy chargers look so earth too. Also love the firefly plates. Used to love fireflies as a kid. Now I am east of the MI and we don't get them. Happy Earth Day and have a great weekend. Joni

Debbie@Mountain Breaths said...

I love your entire cast on the table Marigene! Those dragonfly plates are calling my name, and I hope you'll show them again. I like what you did with the sky, trees, clouds and insects! The dragonfly napkin rings are perfect for this theme!!

Judy Bigg said...

Beautiful dishes Marigene. Love all the Bordallo. Wish I had some, I only have the yellow lemon pitcher. Wonder where everyone is buying it? Maybe ebay. That is the only place I am seeing it. Hope your computer hard drive is better or replaced. Thanks for sharing and stopping by.

Pat's Pink Apron said...

Marigene,
What a wonderful table for Earth Day. I just love dragonflies. Love the blue.
Have a good day!
Pat

kitty said...

Marigene, I love your Earth Day table! All your dishes blend so nicely with each other. Those rattan chargers are so pretty, too.

Snap said...

Love the blue, greens and white and the DRAGONFLIES!!!! Perfect for Earth Day!

Sherry said...

What a beautiful table Marigene! I love the dragonfly plates. So pretty!
Sherry

Marlis said...

So loving the blue and green! The placemats are perfect with the dishes. Love all the dragonflies! xo marlis

All The Pretty Dishes said...

Love those dragonfly plates and napkin rings! Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my blog.
Randee

All The Pretty Dishes said...

Love those dragonfly plates and napkin rings! Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my blog.
Randee

Mary said...

Love your combination of green, blue, and dragonflies! Happy Earth Day!

Andi of My Beautiful Adventures said...

Brilliant! I love everything about it.

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Beautiful colors, Marigene...looks like pretty garden with your iris and the dragonflies! Have a great week!...hugs...Debbie

Diann said...

Oh, I love every layer of this table! All the dishes are just perfect and look so beautiful together! And those polka dot glasses....LOVE them! Thank you for sharing with us at TTF. Have a great day!

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

I adored those dragonfly plates..and your color combination was wonderful. How I would love to have some of those plates with leaves!

Entertaining Women said...

Your color choices beautifully capture the sky, the water, and the earth. The charger adds wonderful texture, and I adore that dragonfly plate. Thanks for inviting us for a peak. Cherry Kay

Nezzy said...

What a magnificent display to honor Earth Day. 'Just beautiful sweetie!

God bless and have a marvelous week dear one!!! :o)

Annie said...

Charming! I love the blues and greens together. I have a "thing" for dragonflies.

Fifi Flowers said...

LOVE dragonflies!!! ooooh and the irises in your last posting were GORGEOUS!!!!

The Tablescaper said...

Oh, my heart skips a beat at the sight of those blue plates! Magnificent!

Thanks so much for being a part of Seasonal Sundays. Be sure to check out my recent post and GIVEAWAY announcement.

- The Tablescaper

Gina said...

What a perfect Earth Day table! I have the same polka dotted glasses. I love the Bordallo Pinheiro plates...I've never seen them in blue before....so pretty!

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Hi Marigene, I hope you get your computer problems resolved soon. Nothing more frustrating, right? I had a hacker last week and had problems with that.

Love your earth day tablescape with the blue and green! The place mats give a very woodsy look!

Katherine

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

How pretty your earth and ocean colors are! Those dragonfly dishes are wonderful!