Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Christmas Morning Table

 As families change over the years, so have our Christmas 
morning breakfast traditions.
Today I'm sharing a simple Christmas morning
table setting for my daughter and myself.
 Currently we spend a quiet breakfast 
together before traveling to my sister's home to meet up 
with the rest of our extended family.















My table setting is rather subdued colors with the
only punch of color being the red holly berries and red napkins. 
The dinner plate is a soft muted olive green plate by
Nina Campbell with a lovely scroll embellishment
around the edges.  I love this plate because of it's
somewhat oval and oblong shape and I've been
using it frequently since I purchased it this fall.

 
The salad plate is the softest of yellows with
delicate raised dots along the octagonal edges.


The bowl has a sweet sprig of mistletoe in it's center and is called
"Home for the Holidays" from the Paula Deen At Home collection. 


It's real beauty though is the mistletoe and holly berries
along the sides, which you can hardly see. 


I used red napkins to add color to the table and
tucked a sprig of pine and holly inside the napkin ring
for embellishment.


I made the centerpiece out of various evergreens and holly
cut from my yard with artificial pears nestled in to
compliment the dinner plates.

 


Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas.
 
for Tablescape Thursday.
  


 

12 comments:

A Brit in Tennessee said...

You've set a beautiful table, so warm and inviting.....
I am in love with those dishes, perfect for the season, the scroll plates are so unusual.
Wishing you and yours all the blessings of a wonderful Christmas, and hope to visit again in the coming New Year ...
Jo

Marlis said...

I love your dishes. so much texture. I also like the holly spring in the napkin. So wonderful. Merry Christmas to you and yours and many blessings in the coming year.

Debby said...

Merry Christmas to you,your daughter and the rest of your family. I hope you get a little time off to enjoy the holidays. My kids are arriving tomorrow and I can't wait. Happy Holidays.

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady.
I love your Christmas Morning Tablescape with your China, and the Evergeens with the Red Holly on your napkins just Beautiful~~~
This was a good Idea ! Maybe you can come see my Tablescape for Christmas Eve. Thanks so much~~ I hope you have a Merry Christmas from my home to yours.
Diane

Designing Lady Jane said...

This is a simply beautiful setting. I love the pears nestled in among the greenery, they look very real, I was wondering how much time you spent in the produce section picking out the perfect ones. Enjoy!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

It all looks great...love the holly in the napkins. Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas!

Blessings,
Linda

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

so pretty -- I love your holiday dishes and the beautiful simplicity of this setting.

La said...

Merry Christmas, Cindy. I hope you have a delightful holiday with your family. La

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

Very pretty and festive table setting Cindy! I love the light green plate and how you layered from that. Merry Christmas to you and your daughter! ~Hugs, Patti

Donnie said...

What a beautiful table you have made. I loved all your pieces especially the simplicity. Have a Merry Christmas.

French Kissed said...

Beautiful table setting...I especially like the napkin "ring" and I love the sweet tradition you have with your daughter. May you and yours continue to enjoy all of the wonder of the season.

~jermaine

Entertaining Women said...

Your tablescape is beautiful. The textures in your plates are perfect with the natural greenery and berries. Thank you for sharing your charming design. Cherry Kay

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