Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Weekly Table Change, Black & White

Gathering some of my this-and-that to create a neutral Fall table setting for the week.
 Here's what I used.
 Leather placemats from JCP outlet, $2 each. I know...rrrrrrr!
 Woven bamboo chargers. I found these last Saturday at the Maple Leaf Fest in Whittier. I got 6 for $2 !!
 My pewter dinnerware set of 6 dinner plates, salad plates, bowls, and mugs with white pottery liners. I got this set at a neighborhood garage sale in Barrington, IL many years ago for $30.
 Grapevine napkin rings. White ceramic escargot dishes. We love escargot.
 My hammered finish Cambridge flatware works with everything.
 White teapot on warming trivet, cow creamer, heart ramekin for soft butter and covered bowl for sugar or jam.
 Cow salt and pepper set sits in front of a black and white gingham check Fall pumpkin from Target.
 A Longaberger wrought iron candle stand usually sits on the kitchen window sill. This week it's a centerpiece.
 A Longaberger pillar candle holder works perfectly as a wine caddy. I love the pinecone and acorn motif.
 I used the Longaberger wrought iron stand again, but this time with the metal tray to hold the teapot and cow creamer.
It also has a Fall relief pattern.
A use what you have tablescape!


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Gail @ Faithfulness Farm said...

BEAUTIFUL table..love the escargot dishes :)


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food for thought said...

love natural shades, always soothing~

Celly B said...

Great table! I love the pewterware; you're so lucky to find such a great deal on it!

Style Sisters said...

This is gorgeous. The pewter against the leather placemats and the texture of the chargers...LOve it!! Come and link up to Centerpiece Wed on my blog...it us located under my tablescape post for tonight. OH and enter my napkin ring giveaway today too.


Tammy said...

Absolutely love this tablescape! You did a great job and what a buy on those bamboo chargers - they are a great find! Thanks for sharing..

Alycia Nichols said...

You got six of those fabulous chargers for just $2??!?!?!! Wow! What a great buy! You really cashed in, sister!!! They are great! I find the escargot plates very interesting. I have only seen those once in a restaurant many years ago. As I recall, I liked the escargot. I don't think I've had it since then, though. Hmmmm...you've got my brain churning! Have a wonderful weekend!

Deb S. said...

You table is WONDERFUL!!! The candle holder, tray and pillar holder are just off the charts. The contrast of dark and light just put this table in a class of its own!

Dreamgoddess said...

Oh, I love your pewter dishes! What a wonderful table you've set!

Tricia@The Dull and the Dutiful said...

Those woven chargers and pewter plates are fabulous! I have a candleholder much like yours, but I've never thought to add glass hurricanes. Thanks for the idea!

Entertaining Women said...

The pewter, against the white stoneware, against the rattan and the leather mat....brilliant choices! This is a great tablescape! Thank you for sharing your charming design. Cherry Kay

mississippi artist said...

I have been enjoying your blog today. I think that you have the neatest idea about having a table theme for a week- I must start doing this!

Jenny said...

This is such a beautiful tablescape -- I especially love the cow creamer

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Wow!!! I love your pewter and white with the black. You do have some fabulous pieces, and this is just stunning. I love the whimsey of the cow pitcher and salt and pepper added to the mix. Beautiful. I am all for using what you have and this is just stunning. Thanks for linking to TTT. Hugs, Marty

Life with L said...

Hi Rita.
Your table is lovely. Mixing different finishes is always fun. you are lucky to have some pewter. The little cow is adorable. Very cheerful tablescape.

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Count me in! Do you have an extra space at the table. I LOVE escargot!!! When I saw those darling escargot plates I got so excited!
You set a very elegant table. I love your mix of a touch of natural... the napkin rings and the chargers. It really warms up the whole table.
You have quite a stylish touch!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Your pewter dishes are beautiful and I love the cow S&P, it's really different:@)

Sue said...

I like the blend of the contemporary with the traditional in this classic black/white table setting. Those leather place mats are awesome! Great frugal find on the chargers, too. Visiting from the Style Sisters' party.
:-) Sue

Jacqueline said...

What a beautiful table. Those placemats are wonderful. I love how you elevated the teapot and creamer, it makes them so special. This was a really fun and unusual table.

Carrie said...

Your tablesetting is simply stunning...I enjoy the neutral colors and the many interesting textures!