Saturday, July 8, 2017

It is not "Gone with the Wind" Yet!

I was watching TV and all of a sudden, I thought about creating a Southern tablescape using my Limoges Trillium set. I always thought the flower on it is similar to a magnolia, so for now, please humor me cause I am pretending they are, lol. I looked all over the garage for these and luckily after searching for half a day, I found them, Yay! Yes, I am still unpacking from our move.

My Scarrlett O'Hara figurines.
Gone with the Wind is one of my very favorite movies. I could watch it over and over again. Remember those outfits?
Porcelain Meissen figurines

Silver plated flatware in "Baroque" pattern that I did not get to polish.

I have 2 different patterns of dinner plates in this pattern, the one rimmed in gold and the other in green and gold. I have had this set for years but never used them till now. Even John commented to that effect.

I love magnolias. They are so fragrant and their large size makes a statement.

I used a teapot for the color and I cannot remember if I have a matching sugar and creamer set, probably still in the garage bins. But this Southern Living at Home creamer and sugar server set will do for now.
The teacups and saucers are part of the Limoges "Trillium" set

The teapot is made by 222 Fifth in Adelaide pattern.
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Christine I so love that china, it's so elegant and yet low profile.
Pretty table you created specially with those pretty ladies from Gone with the Wins... and yes, I've watch it so many times I can't count anymore.
Enjoy your weekend.

PS: My daughter Alexandra has those pretty pierced chargers.

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

So elegant!! Absolutely stunning!! Thanks so much for
stopping by!

xinex said...

Thanks, Debbie!

xinex said...

Thanks, Fabby! Love your daughter's chargers too.

My thrift store addiction said...

How lovely!

Nellie's Cozy place said...

Hi Christine,
Really like your gone with the wind southern tablescape. I thought those were Magnolia plates when I saw them, would
have never known had you not said they weren't. Like your lil southern girls too. Very pretty table hon,
Blessings, Nellie

Louca por porcelana said...

What an exquisite porcelain!!!LOVED all your pieces!Beautiful tablescape and gorgeous flowers!

Parsimonious Perfection said...

Such an elegant setting, Christine!

Crystal Grandeur said...

What a beautiful collection of beautiful Porcelain. Warm and inviting. Have a beautiful day Christine. Love Sujatha:)

Two Cottages and Tea said...

So lovely! Trillium grow wild here in the spring and I always look forward to seeing them in the woods. Your trillium dishes are so beautiful! Lovely teapot, too!

Bernideen said...

Dear Christine:
I always love seeing your magnificent table settings. I especially love the plates and your silver plate is so lovely. Your teapot is awesome! Great job and such a talent you have! Thanks for sharing.

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Margie said...

What a pretty tablescape. I'm embarrassed to admit that I've never watched "Gone with the Wind". Clearly, I need to remedy that!

Pam Richardson said...

Christine, what a beautiful Tablescape. I love the Gone With the Wind Scarlett's and the Meissen! His has such a pretty Southern feel!

racheld said...

Oh, Christine!

How very charming and lovely! The colours and all the arrangements (and of course, the "Magnolia" theme)---simply wonderful.

I've missed dropping in on a lot of my "Beautifuls" and am so glad to see you so well and enjoying all the elegance and beauty of a tea party.


Liz@ HomeandGardeningWithLiz said...

I love the theme you chose and the inspiration behind it! I do love the movie too. Those figurines and the dishes are so pretty- perfect southern flair!

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Que mesa linda.
Decoração maravilhosa.

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