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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Spring Lunch

I have the table set in the sun room for lunch today.   I have some fresh pink roses for the centerpiece...

The container that I have used to hold the roses is a vintage stamp holder...

back in the old H was in the freight business he had an assortment of stamps that he used on the freight bills.    The one in the front is a "proof of Delivery"  stamp....

H has several stamp holders ( he was in the freight business 43 years)  so I took one of them and spray painted it pink.  I found some glass bottles at a yard sale one day that fit in the holders perfect.   I think it makes a fun "vase" .

I have used a vintage pale pink and blue tablecloth...

and some simple ironstone dishes.  We are having soup (that's why I used the BIG spoon) and a light salad for lunch today'.

I love my sign "those who give love, gather love" .... so true!

HHHHHHH lunch is ready!

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  1. Penny- That is so pretty and inviting. I absolutely LOVE that beautiful vintage tablecloth-xo Diana

  2. Penny, what a gorgeous lovely table!! so inviting!!!

  3. Penny your table is set sooo beautifully, loveeeee your bunnies ;)


  4. I was looking at your first photo for a while before reading the rest of your post and was trying to think what you had used as the flower holder. What a fantastic, original idea. Even without the roses, the stamp holders are such a cosy look at 'yester year'. I can remember having one of those on my desk years ago before my 'one stamp fits all'. Never the same, there is real comfort in hearing the stamp hit the ink pad and then thump down on the paper. I am going to have to look out for these as I feel a real desire to own these now. Thanks for sharing. Chel x

  5. La tua tavola è meravigliosa, una stupenda armonia di colori che fanno sognare!!

  6. This is so pretty. Very clever idea for the flowers. I love the bunnies.

  7. What a sweet table setting. I love the tablecloth and rabbits. That's a super cool idea to turn a stamp holder into a flower arrangement. I'll have to be on the lookout for one now. Happy Spring, Michelle

  8. The flower holder is a very clever idea! The bunnies are very sweet and your tablescape is gorgeous as usual.

  9. What a lovely spring lunch--I love the roses--so beautiful with the tablecloth.

  10. Lovely table! And I am seriously digging the stamp holder/vase!

  11. That is a beautiful tablecloth. I love vintage linens. You have the best ceramics, between the lamb to these bunnies I'm not sure which I love more! Thanks for sharing.....

  12. What a clever idea to use that old stamp holder for a vase! Who would have ever thought to paint it pink and do that? Great! Lovely table.

  13. I absolutely adore your bunnies! This is such a happy table beginning with the vintage flowered tablecloth. The stamp holder is just perfect to hold the vases with your pretty pink roses. This is a sunny room for a great place to dine.


  14. I have one of the stamp holders .Will copy thank You
    Now I need to find something to hold flowers.

  15. How clever and what a cute table!

  16. The Vintage Tablecloth is so pretty! Your spring table is so inviting!!

  17. What a pretty, pretty tablescape!
    I just love the colors together, perfect!

  18. I really love how you turned an old stamp holder in to a funky vase. Your tablescape is lovely. Thank you so much for linking up to ITS PARTY TIME. Hugs, Clydia

  19. Lovely!

    Hopping by from Pink Saturday.

    My PINK
    Your comment is always appreciated.

  20. What a lovely and charming setting for lunch. I love all of it.

  21. Your table is so cheerful and I love your vases! What a terrific centerpiece!

  22. So pretty Penny. I love the tablecloth and the bunnies are so sweet! I found an old stamp holder to use in my craft room. Hoping I find some fun old stamps. Yours look great! Painting the one pink is clever. I love using unusual things for vases. Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  23. Love the stamp holders they are so pretty on the table with flowers! Thanks for linking up last week on Made in a Day!


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