Wednesday, January 26, 2011

A Snowman Table

It seems the theme for January is snowmen and snowflakes
and at my house its really no different, especially at my table.

I found these jolly fellows hanging out at the thrift store back
in October for $.99 a plate and they're here today to
brighten my table with their smiles.
Each of the four plates is different, but I only used two of them
today for this tablescape since the other two are a little
more Christmasy.
My base dinner plate is white with raised dots around the rim and
was purchased this season at World Market.
Napkins were purchased at a thrift store for $.59 each and
the napkin rings are simply coordinating ribbon I found
at JoAnn Fabrics.  
My centerpiece is a simple dark blue candlestick holder with a
white candle and another piece of coordinating ribbon wrapped
around the center to tie everything together.
I love the contrast of the dark blue salad plates against the
stark white of the dinner plates, while the polka dots on
the ribbon and both plates completes the look.
Here are the other two plates that I did not use today.

Snowmen may represent the cold outdoors, but their 
child-like smiles warm hearts far and wide while 
harkening back to the simpler days of our youth.
Joining with Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday


La said...

Snowmen make me smile. They are just so cheerful. Have a great evening, Cindy. La

Carolyn said...

I love snowmen- they do bring a smile every time!Pretty tablescape for winter.


Debbie said...

I love your base plates with the white dots. I found something similar in cream color several years at Wegman's and I use them for most of my dinner parties. Snowmen make me smile ;o) So cheery.

Thank you for your nice comment on my blog. Yes, the pink plates are depression glass.

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Who wouldn't have a smile on their face at thsi cute table! The best snow is "tabletop" snow!

Marie Arden said...

Those snowmen are having way too much fun! I love the idea of snow and looking at it but not actually being in it! Stay warm and cozy.

Marigene said...

Adorable snowmen the blue stemware.

Brenda Kula said...

Very pretty table you've set here! Love the colors. So bright and cheerful in this wintry weather.

Mary said...

This is a very pretty table scape! I would like to invite you to link this up to my new link party, Masterpiece Monday, at Boogieboard Cottage. The link will be up all week. Take care, Mary :O)

Tammy said...

Oh my goodness, I love this table scape! Cobalt blue, white, snowmen and polka dots! Heaven!! Very nice.

Dining Delight said...

Don't you love it when you find a thrift store treasure that you can put away for a few months and bring out just when the time is right?!! Love the colour of these plates, so striking against the white and they look wonderful with your goblets and candle holder. Lovely celebration of the "joys of snowmen"!


LindyLouMac said...

I like the blue and white combination in particular for this theme.

Entertaining Women said...

This tablescape will definitely brighten up the cold winter nights. Darling tableware at an amazingly great price. Good get! Thank you for sharing your charming design. Cherry Kay

The Tablescaper said...

The polka dot ribbon on the candle and napkins add just the right touch of whimsy. An adorable table.

- The Tablescaper

Queen B said...

Thanks so much for the nice comment on my blog - Queen B. I really love the snowman plates, love that blue color! Looks really nice. Now following.

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