We're setting a blue and gold table today. I found these dishes recently at the thrift store. All they had were three dinner plates, and they gave me one of them for free because it was slightly cracked. The mark on the back says "Paragon, by appointment, fine china, made in England." I love how they look with gold chargers.
The flowers are my old stand-by faux roses. I'd love an armload of real roses. Wouldn't that be gorgeous?
And I've also used some small berries and more faux roses in a little blue glass swan. I have two of these swans which belonged to my mother.
As always, my flatware is mix and match. Here you can see my favorite coin silver spoons and bone handled knives. Both are monogrammed.
Here is a close-up of the knife handle. Actually, I'm not sure if it is bone or bakelite. But I love the monogram. :)
The stemware was a thrift store find, too. It's just serendipity that the flowers on the glass echo the flower on the centerpiece container.
The salt & pepper shakers that my husband gave me. Love the gold and silver mix, and the very classic shapes.
The napkin rings are mother-of-pearl, from Target of all places. The napkins themselves are heavy damask.
Many thanks to our Tablescape Thursday hostess, Susan. To see more wonderful tablescapes, please visit Susan's blog: Between Naps on the Porch.