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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Tablescape Thursday – Eggplant and Pumpkins

Again this week the tablescape is at the breakfast table in kitchen. The color scheme has deep hues to go along with the cooler weather we have been having here.
The table cover is a plaid in green, yellow, and red. Red quilted round placemats are set with white dinner plates, green cabbage plates and white pumpkin bowls. Yellow napkins and Towle stainless flatware complete the place settings.

The centerpiece includes a large white pumpkin covered serving bowl, a green ceramic candle holder, and a Fitz and Floyd Eggplant covered dish, set amid brown hydrangeas.

This post is linked to Tablescape Thursday. Please Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for links to many more table settings.and to join in this weekly blog event. I am also linking to Leigh's "Thrifty Thursday" at Tales From Bloggeritaville. Please visit her for links to all the participants.

This tablesetting also depended largely on bargains that I found in discount stores, local thrift stores, etc.
The round tablecloth cost $3.00, while the napkins and the place mats were 25 cents each at a local thrift store.

Wedgwood "Edme" Dinner plates – local thrift store - $3.25 for 3 dinner plates, 2 bread and butter plates along with one cream soup bowl and saucer.
Pinheiro Bordallo Cabbage Leaf Dessert Plates – TJ Maxx and Marshalls $7.99 each; Individual salad bowls – from TJ Maxx
Fostoria brown "Virginia" Goblets – Six for $5.00 at flea market Lenox "Summer Terrace" candle holder made in Portugal – Ebay Best Offer.
Towle "English Shell" Stainless flatware – From Ebay and Replacements Ltd. At very reasonable prices.
White pumpkin soup tureen and bowls – T.J. Maxx $5.99 each for small bowls.

Thanks for stopping by. I enjoy reading your comments.


Deb S. said...

WOW! I just love your table! I was jumping out of my seat when I saw your eggplants! I have been collecting vegetable themed dishes. I have eggplants in my kitchen border. I love the combination of dishes you chose! BEAUTIFUL!!! The white pumpkins are incredible too!

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Linda (More Fun Less Laundry) said...

Your eggplant dish is unique, but I am really interested in your white pumpkin tureen and the two matching soup bowls! Love them! Linda

Susie Homemaker said...

Loving the white pumpkins too, but the whole thing looks great together...perfect for lunch with a couple of gal pals!


Sue said...

I like the white tureens the best of all these frugal finds! That F&F eggplant covered server is amazing, too.

Rosie Goins said...

I love your combination of colors set off by the white pumpkins. Great find on the Fostoria glassware.

Mimi said...

What a striking table...the colors go so nicely. Your covered pumpkins are so pretty and can be used all fall with just about any placesetting.

Anita said...

This is a beautiful setting!! I love those wedgwood plates, and the candle holder too! But I LOVE the Fostoria goblets. Beautiful!! Thanks for stopping by and entering the giveaway!!

A Perfect Setting said...

Love your white pumpkins and those goblets are really nice! Great job!

Thoughtfully blended hearts said...

Beautiful tablesetting!!! Love all of your terrific bargains...it makes tablescaping so much more fun when great buys are involved!!!

Alycia Nichols said...

I really, really like that eggplant! Not only does it provide a great shot of color to your table, but it is just so unusual that it really catches the eye. Have a great weekend!

Entertaining Women said...

The eggplant dish is wonderful, and I can't believe that you found those marvelous individual pumpkin tureens at TJMaxx...amazing get! They bump up the elegance level of your tablescape. Everything looks beautiful! Thank you for sharing your charming design. Cherry Kay

Barbara said...

What a pretty table! That eggplant dish really caught my eye. You sure found some treasures. Have a wonderful weekend!

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady. I love your blue and white teacup collection so sweet ~~~ you have a lot of collections just beautiful. Thanks so much for your sweet comments about my Tablescape ~~~

Manuela@TPOH said...

Beautiful! I love those pumpkin tureens. TJX always has such fantastic dishware. It's hard for me to get out of that store without buying something!