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Friday, December 8, 2017

Twelve Day's of Christmas Tablescape



I created my first Christmas tablescape of the season today.......


The inspiration for my Twelve Days of Christmas tablescape was some pretty dishes that I found at Walmart the other day.


I decided to make the seven swans a swimmin' day the theme for the centerpiece on my table.     I put the pretty swan I've had for a while on a silver platter ......tucked in some "snow" around my swan .........and placed a few pinkish / lavenderish  ornaments on the snow.    Simple.....but elegant


The plates have a thin gold rim around them and lovely colorful graphics.....










I used some of the paper swan placemats that you've seen me use several times.       


I had fun folding some napkins into the shape of Christmas tree's.


You can lay your tree napkins flat......


Or you can fluff them a bit and they will stand up......


I can't decide if I like my napkin tree's better laying or standing


You can see the kitchen thru the pass thru.......


While I am creating my Christmas tablescape,   H is in the kitchen making Cracker candy.


I have the recipe on my Pinterest board.....https://www.pinterest.com/penny2005/christmas/


I found the instructions to make my Christmas tree napkins here......http://www.housebeautiful.co.uk/decorate/display/tips/a1081/napkin-folding-christmas/

In addition to my Christmas tree napkins,    I planted a bottle brush tree in a water glass and placed one at each place setting.


Merry Christmas!

10 comments:

  1. Penny, You are an amazing decorator. I love the dishes, the center piece display. Plus you have a husband who can make candy. LOL. Blessings to all, xoxo, Susie

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  2. Here's what I like, Penny: The tree napkins laying down, the white table and chairs with the lacy - crocheted? - table cloth, the swan and the Christmas plates and the big fern on the sideboard! All lovely.
    I would tuck a tiny bit of red somewhere, though, just for shock value! You could kind of hide it and hold a contest to see which reader could find it first! Then maybe a tree bauble for a prize! Just for fun.

    I hope your Christmas is filled with Joy and Laughter and all the special things you most love about the season!

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  3. It is all so lovely!! I am in LOVE with the swan place mats!!! Swans are special to me a my husband and I designed our wedding invitation to have 2 swans on the front and we had a swan on the top of our cake. He passed 5 yrs ago and swans always make me think of our special day!!

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  4. Swooooooooooooooooning!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  5. I thought of you yesterday when I was in Walgreens. The girls had set up a beautiful display for the brand of make up, lotions, soaps... Soap and Glory. It's pink. I thought, oh Penny would be in pink heaven right now.

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  6. Penny,
    Love those plates and the tablescape is amazing!! The large pink Santa in the floor caught my eye...
    Hugs,
    Deb

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  7. You amaze me with your decorating fervor!

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  8. This is so pretty Penny. I love the plates what a beautiful different theme. The white chargers are gorgeous. I have not been able to find any white chargers in Canada. I am going to have to break down and paint some. Love this tablescape.

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