Sunday, March 8, 2015

St. Patrick's Day Table, March, 2015

We are in Florida, just visiting children and grandkids and not moved in yet. With that said, I do not have enough tablescape stuff to use here, but we drove, so I brought some Irish table accessories to be able to set a table for St. Patrick. I also brought my favorite antique dinnerware set because I wanted to make sure they were already here safe and not risk breaking them during the big move. They happen to be mostly green so I thought of using them.
 



 
Antique Bavarian Tirschenreuth dinner plates. I love the elegant gold scrolls all around.
 The flowers come in different patterns.
 I love the shape of the salad plates. I bought them from an antique shop in downtown Natchez.




 I have no napkin rings here ( I have a lot in our Cape Coral home but have not gone there yet) so I used some Leprechaun hats instead.


I have no plate chargers here either so I used my felt shamrock place mats.




 I have a teapot with shamrocks but no teacups yet.

 My granddaughter, Halle (one of the twins), kept wanting to help me set the table. Both her and Rea kept asking me what I was doing, lol.
And so, there is my simple St. Patrick table. Thank you all for stopping by and special thanks to the hostesses. I am happy to be able to join Kathleen's St. Patrick's Day Blog Crawl for Let's Dish at
 
I am also joining other parties.
 
Kathryn's Make it Pretty Monday
Cindy's Amaze me Monday
Masterpieces Monday
Inspire Me Tuesday
Maria Elena's Tuesdays at Our Home
Sandi's Teatime Tues
Centerpiece Wed
What's It Wednesdays
Home Sweet Home
Kathy's Home and Garden Thursday
Home Sweet Home Friday
Kate's Flaunt it Friday
 

38 comments:

Blondie's Journal said...

Your table is a perfect balance of elegance and fun...and you need that for those little darlings in your life! I think it was wise to bring the vintage dishes with you...wow, they are stunning.

Just wondering now that you have pared down so much in your Natchez home...how many sets of dishes will you be keeping? I know it would break my heart to give up one single set.

Sending much love and hope to be by more often. :)

Janie xx

Liz@ Infuse With Liz said...

Wow you did a great job and I love those dishes! I hope you're enjoying yourself in Florida. Sounds like a great place to be right now!

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Your vintage dishes are stunning Christine! I'm glad you got them to the new home safe. The St. Pat's table came out so cute,but not as cute as the Little one at theend!
Have a lovely week.
FABBY

Marigene said...

Beautiful table, Christine...the gold rimmed china is stunning.
Have a great week.

Beth said...

What a beautiful tablescape, Christine! Your dishes are just gorgeous! Enjoy your time in FL and hope you are able to get moved soon.

Ellen Thompson said...

I LOVE the china -- the antique stuff is so much prettier with all the elegant detail. I know you will be happy to get moved in. You will have to keep us apprised on the progress!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Christine, you always set a festive table no matter the occasion. I love your pretty green plates with the scrolls; lovely! Hope you get settled in soon and able to host your lovely dinners with your family and friends. Thank you for joining me for tea today.

Blessings,
Sandi

Sarah said...

Beautiful! Glad you are there enjoying the pretty weather. John looks like he is rolling into retirement like a pro! This is going to be a wonderful life for the two of you.

Johanna Gehrlein said...

Hi Christine,
despite you don't have thos and that on hand you made a perfect settin with wonderful things. Isn't it amazing how perfect the Tirschenreuth dinner plates match to the salad plates? The whole setting is really wonderful. Thank you for sharing and have fun.
Best greetings, Johanna

Creations By Cindy said...

What a sweet table! Love it and the vintage dishes are perfect! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Snap said...

Christine, your "simple" St. Patrick's Day table is elegant! You have such adorable helpers. Happy St. Patrick's Day and Happy Tea Day!

Margie said...

Your beautiful table setting is the embodiment of St. Paddy's Day! The shamrock teapot with little feet is too cute!

Parsimonious Perfection said...

Looks gorgeous, I don't know how you are moving in and setting such a lovely table! I'd be frazzled to the hilt. I hope your move in is going well.

Jacqueline said...

Wow, these plates are so extraordinary. How wonderful that you brought them with you. I am green with envy over these and the gold - wow!

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

What beautiful china, Christine. It's good that you brought them yourself so that they weren't harmed. Your St. Paddy's Day table looks wonderful. I love your darling teapot and especially that sweet face at the end of your post!!

Traci said...

Gorgeous china!!!

Vel Criste said...

Wow, for somebody not totally moved in yet, your table looks really spiffy for St. Patty's day!love it!

The French Hutch said...

So many adorable decorations on your table but the antique Bavarian Tirschenreuth is breathtaking! I've never seen this one and I would have done the same thing and brought it with me. Hope the move goes smoothly Christine.
Happy St. Patrick's Day

Terri Steffes said...

Lovely table decorations! You are right, those salad plates are very attractive! Your teapot is so cute with the clovers on them! Visiting from Kathleen's!

Rattlebridge Farm said...

Hi, Christine, your table is festive and beautiful! Happy St. Pat's Day!

ellen b. said...

So much fun happening on your St. Patrick's day table Christine! Those dishes are so pretty. Happy St. Patrick's day to you!

bj said...

Wow...lot's going on at this beautiful table. Very nice...hope all is good in your world..
xo bj

Linda (More Fun Less Laundry) said...

Christine, Only a true dish lover like you or me could think of packing items so a table could be set for a blog party!! Your dishes are gorgeous! Good idea to pack them yourself. I hope you enjoy living in Florida full time! Linda

Pattie @ Olla-Podrida said...

Very pretty table all decked out for St. Pat's. That teapot is a real charmer.

Kathleen said...

Christine, so happy you could join in! I think you have been with me for all 7 years of the crawl. I love those napkins!

The Tablescaper said...

What a great set of dishes. I can so understand why you wanted to be sure those got there safely.

Happy moving.

- Alma, The Tablescaper

thepaintedapron.com said...

Your dinnerware is gorgeous, and I love the hats atop the napkins! A dedicated tablescaper you surely are to pack up things for a scape during a move!
Jenna

Mona said...

Christine,
Your dishes are gorgeous! and you did a perfect job of improvising as you set this pretty table... I know you will be glad to get everything moved so you can find everything again...
Love, Mona

Barbara F. said...

Hi Christine, wow, you certainly know how to improvise. Everything is so beautiful.

Ivy and Elephants said...

What a lovely table! Those dishes are just fabulous! Love them.
Hugs,
Patti

Lady of the Manor said...

Christine, your dishes are so elegant!! What a lovely St. Patrick's Day table. And to think, you don't even have all of your things there yet. Good luck on the big move!

Carrie said...

Very pretty St. Patrick's Day table. That china is simply stunning! The square plates are such an interesting contract and I really like how the flowers are all different. I have that same teapot :). Have a great weekend!

Ruthie Miller said...

Dear Christine,
Your china is sooo lovely! The colors and flowers are beautiful and elegant. I love the shape and how they have different flowers on each. You have the luck of the Irish to have such a special set.
Ruthie

Jewel Sauls said...

Lovely - that china is so elegant! I love it with your Irish touches!

Crystal Grandeur said...

Beautiful Table Christine. Lovely collection. Have a fun filled St Pat day. Love and hugs Sujatha:)

Lorelai @ Life With Lorelai said...

Wonderful Table! Thanks for sharing at the #HomeMattersParty - we hope to see you again next week. :)

~Lorelai
Life With Lorelai

Candy S said...

Christine, The Tirschenreuth china is exquisitely beautiful. Your collection of Saint Patrick's day accents makes for a lively and fun table to sit down and share a wonderful holiday celebration with your family. Happy Saint Patrick's Day..... Candy

The Charm of Home said...

Great table Christine! Rea is so cute!Thanks for joining Home Sweet Home!
Sherry

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