Tablescape ~ Blue and White Luncheon Table

Welcome to Tablescape Thursday ~ I'm so glad you stopped by!

I borrowed this idea for this weeks table from a lovely historical Bed and Breakfast Inn here in Oregon.

The china is one of our everyday sets, Liberty Blue printed on Staffordshire Ironstone made in England, which I've shared on my blog before.

Now, usually I probably wouldn't have combined the red linens, golden flatware and charger with my everyday Blues ~

But I really liked the way it looked at the B & B, so I (shamelessly) copied their example!

I like to mix and match my everyday blue and white with other brands,
like this Burleigh ware in the "Calico" pattern, Staffordshire, England.

And water served up in this antique American pressed glass pitcher.
A pitcher of water or lemonade on the table seems to express the feeling of hospitality.
But, Ooops, you may have noticed that I forgot to add the water glasses to the table setting this time.
As my friend Linda would say, this was one of those "mature moments".
True! I love that. *grin*

If this were the peak of rose season, I probably would have chosen reds and white, or maybe golden yellows ~ but we're clipping the last few blooms of the season, so I couldn't be picky. These poor blooms took a little tired from the beating they took from the rains the previous evening but I love to have something fresh on the table for the centerpiece when possible.

I would like to thank you for coming by today, please come back again often.
I would love if you would leave me a message so I know you have visited.
Have a lovely weekend, friends ~
And Happy TT!

Please click the logo to visit Susan's blog, Between Naps on the Porch to take a look at her fabulous tablescape and see all participants entries.


  1. Oh, I love your blue and white, all of it is just lovely. Paired with the gold is unexpected, but just gorgeous. I can see why you really liked it. Everything is just beautiful. Hugs, Marty

  2. I really LIKE the gold & red together with your beautiful blue china. I think it makes everything POP!
    Your fresh flowers look lovely....mine are just about done for the year, too.

    Oh & I like how you tied the napkin or towel around the water pitcher....cute touch!

    ♥ Rettabug

  3. Oh, this table is just gorgeous. I love your blue transferware (one of my favorite things) It looks so nice paired with the red linens and gold flatware. Very pretty. Thanks for sharing and happy TT to you!

  4. It is hard to beat blue and white. I love the way the flowers are in the cup. Everything looks so crisp and fresh.


  5. There is such an air of elegance with the blue and white...especially when it is paired with the gold. Your dishes are gorgeous.

  6. It just looks beautiful. You are very talented Miss Mari-


  7. How beautiful, Mari! I love blue and white, so classic!!....Christine

  8. It looks beautiful, Mary..
    Lovely china!

  9. So lovely and as another person said, so unexpected. It just goes together so well. You are very talented.

  10. Mari, just beautiful, I also love the water pitcher and that wonderful teapot, wow is that beautiful...

  11. HI Marie what a lovely set! I love that blue, so pretty! everything looks fabulous! I especially love the teapot on the plate is it a teapot? or coffeepot? All the colors look wonderful together. Have a great week.

  12. Stunning! Elegant, yet homey. LOVE blue and white china. Reminds me of my grandmother's Willoware that I so cherished. Very, very well done.

  13. I love Blue and white too! Our everyday set is the Spode Italian design and I love it. I was thinking of using it for my next tablescape-promise I won't copy your idea with the red and gold though, even though it is so very stunning!
    Best wishes, NM.

  14. Love the blue and white with the gold. Your Tablescape is very lovely!

  15. I don't think I've ever seen that blue and white pattern before, and I love it! So pretty! Perfect luncheon table setting.

  16. Mary, your table is beautiful! I love Liberty Blue!

  17. Your table is so pretty with the blue and white dishes. Thanks for shaing and have a great day!

  18. Wow, this is beautiful, fit for a Queen. Thanks for sharing.

  19. Oh what would I give (possibly one of my children ; -p ) to look trough you china cabinet !!!! Clarice

  20. Beautifully done. The red and yellow combined with the blue patterned dishes is gorgeous - rich and elegant.

    Thanks for sharing.


  21. Pretty color combination! Don't bother with th water glassses... I'll have water in my teacup! ;)

  22. You know how I feel about that table setting without my having to say one word...just gorgeous!
    I have the Calico cake plates to go with that pot! I love anything Burleigh!
    Beautiful my friend!

  23. What a beautiful table, Mari!! It's so rich and warm. Everything is gorgeous!

  24. Beautiful! A classic tablesetting. Love it!

  25. Unusual colours for fall but OH, HOW THEY WORK! Your table looks great and I like the colour combo so much! You are lucky to have any roses, we've just had a bit of snow here!


  26. Hi Mari, What a beautiful table...Love the blue and white...

  27. Hi Mari,
    It's all very beautiful, including the end-of-the-season roses. I think there's absolutely nothing wrong with copying GOOD ideas. The red, blue, and gold look wonderful together. Nicely done!


  28. This blue and white is so pretty - love that china pattern and the roses in the big cup -- a great touch. Very pretty.

  29. Oh my, these are my favorite colors! So glad you posted them for me to drool over. The teapot and plates: so very lovely! You made my morning with this beautiful timeless table.


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