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Monday, December 3, 2012

Vintage Pink Poinsettia Tablecloth

I am so excited to show you this vintage tablecloth.  Some sweet lady spent hours and hours sewing all the felt flowers and sequined candles onto this beautiful pink net tablecloth!  I remember when my mother and grandmother made the one I have  in the other dining room..there was no hot glue back then...just hours spent hand stitching each piece. 



There aren't any place settings at this holiday table...I wouldn't think of eating on this tablecloth!



You can see my "Santa Loves the Ballet" tree , I have an separate post on it
.http://penny-pennystreasures.blogspot.com/2012/11/santa-loves-ballet.html

The pink Cherry and Cable cookie jar belonged to my mother...I gave it to her one year for Christmas.

Look at all the sequins on each candle....sewn on by hand!  I found this beautiful tablecloth in Amarillo, Tx  last Friday at an antique shop....$28.....I grabbed it up and practically ran to the register! 

You can see the piano at the other end of the living area....here is the post on it
.http://penny-pennystreasures.blogspot.com/2012/11/oh-my-deer-christmas.html

And you can see the tree's on either side of the fireplace, here is the post on it
http://penny-pennystreasures.blogspot.com/2012/11/romancing-reindeer.html

This is one of the first Santa heads I bought...quite a few years ago!

Each little poinsettia petal...sewn on by hand!

This tablecloth hangs nearly to the floor, but I wanted the decorative work to be on top of the table... I bunched up the excess net in the center of the table and pleated excess on the sides.  

Each pleated side has a bow with sequins in the center and felt leaves..

I have a few bottle brush trees that I decorated with balls and jewelry.

I have a Santa head at each corner....

Fairy godmother ornament...

I hope you enjoyed my Christmas table...come back soon!
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27 comments:

  1. OMG what a gorgeous tablecloth-such a treasure.

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  2. Your tablecloth is sooo gorgeous Penny!... and so priceless... each stitch sewn with loving hands and full of precious memories of whoever took the time to make it ... your table setting looks so festive and I also love all of your pink santas and trees... just Heavenly!... xoxo Julie Marie

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  3. It was meant for your house Penny,its been waiting in the antique shop just for you, your decorations for Christmas are wonderful.xx

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  4. Dear Penny, i' ve never seen a tablecloth so beautiful. The candles are so gorgeous....everything is fantastic, as usual.
    Kisses
    Alessandra

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  5. I just love your gorgeous table cloth, it's so sad they just don't make such beautiful items like that anymore....

    Smiles~
    Mari

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  6. Can you imagine the hours and hours of work that went into that tablecloth!?! It works beautifully in your home, Penny. It is sooooo pretty! xo Diana

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  7. Oh my goodness that tablecloth is beautiful, a real treasure! And your centerpiece display is just stunning!

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  8. Gorgeous. Loved your tablecloth. Oh, just gorgeous. Susan

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  9. It is just beautiful! pink and green are 2 of my favorite colors together!

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  10. Penny I just love your lace tree. You've inspired me to try one of my own on a smaller scale. I have a small grapevine tree and lots of old lace and some lace dresses. I just moved to a new place and I'm going to put one in my room. Thanks for sharing. Happy Holidays
    Robin

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  11. Penny!! What an amazing find and for that price!! No wonder why you ran to the check out!! The amount of hand work on it is incredible!! What a treasure!!
    A beautiful vignette!!

    Hugs,
    Deb

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  12. Beautiful, beautiful tablecloth and table!

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  13. Everyone of your photos are Stunning and all of your Pink Christmas Settings are beautiful. What a splendid collection!! And that TABLECLOTH is an AMAZING TREASURE...you know I have the greatest appreciation for anything handmade...how wonderful that you have them.

    Visiting from VTT...hope you have a chance to visit CITexas Gal...I've a Christmas Quilt to show you.

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  14. Everything you shared is beautiful. That table cloth is gorgeous and definitely one I would never use. Just put it out and enjoy looking at it.

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  15. Oh my gosh, love this post! Your tablecloth is so heavenly, so very pretty! I adore all of your decor, truly a holiday wonderland of fun.

    Happy holidays!

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  16. Oh my! That tablecloth is an absolute treasure! If I had been there, I might have had to fight you for it :-) Thank you so much for sharing it, I hope you have a wonderful Christmas!

    Patty

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  17. Good lawd - look at all the needlework on that tablecloth! You just gave me a great idea for a pretty pink tablecloth I just received as a gift exchange. It has a couple of small stains but I could cover those with some beading ...

    Visiting you from VTT. Come and join me for my Countdown to Kitschmas.

    thriftshopcommando.blogspot.com

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  18. Now that is a great tablecloth.. And i wouldn't eat off of it either.. It's soo beautiful. thanks so much for sharing.. xo marlis

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  19. I love this, it's very sweet, romantic and charming...Christine

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  20. I have done my share of stitching. Knowing how much work goes into each piece, it has always troubled me that those works of art and love sell for so little in the antique shops. I am glad you bought this beautiful tablecloth! I want to believe the lady who made it appreciates that you treasure her artistry.
    Blessings to you!
    Holly
    http://thesouthernhomemaker.com

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  21. I am GA GA over that tablecloth!!!!I've got to make one. $28.00 is a steal, what fabulous handwork!
    Ann

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  22. Penny your photos are gorgeous and I so want to read your text but it is just too small for old eyes !
    Love all your decorations (())

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  23. Thank you so much for sharing at my Deck the Halls party! Love the soft pinks and reds! Beautiful colors and very whimsical! Stop by on the 15th for Christmas Door Decor! Have a great week!
    Leslie
    House on the Way

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  24. The cloth is just beautiful. I wouldn't dream of eating on it either. I would love to try a Christmas table with soft colors like yours. Visitng from Seasonal Sundays.

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  25. Thanks so much for sharing this beautiful post on Simple & Sweet Fridays. Penny, this is such a wonderful treasure. I love the pink tablescape and all your collectibles too! Always love having you visit! Have a great week!

    Jody

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  26. I love Poinsettias, and your pink ones are beautiful. Everything is so beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing again this week at A Bouquet of Talent! :)

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  27. Oh my goodness! A once in a lifetime find! Lucky you! It would have sold for 20 times that on ebay I bet!! Merry Christmas! Enjoy your beautiful table!

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