Wednesday

Tablescape ~ Green and White Spring Luncheon Table



Welcome to Tablescape Thursday~




This week I'm doing a Green & White Spring Luncheon at my house.
We've been teased with some glorious sunny weather recently,
but not today ~ the gray and drizzly skies make taking
cheerful, bright photos a bit of a challenge, so I hope you'll bear with me.


Sometimes I hesitate cutting tulips because I love looking out at the color, but I cut these to enjoy at the table figuring it was better than letting them get beat up by the rain.



Decorative birdcage, holding a vintage milk glass
bird-on-a-nest themed candy dish, a candle and
yellow tulips.







I'm sure you all recognize the 'Bee' flatware (Neiman Marcus/Horchow.)
Round Tablecloth ~ Williams Sonoma
Round woven placemats ~ Beds Bath & Beyond



Porcelain Charger ~ Nell Hills
Luncheon Plate ~ Dansk
Canape Plates; French Vineyards ~ Longchamp, made in France




Vintage Sherbet Dishes
I use them to serve all kinds of other things, too






Napkins ~ Sur la Table (currently available)



Salt and Peppers ~ Smith Hawken (now defunct.) :(











Lily of the Valley Place card holders~
Victorian Trading Company










Real, honest-to-goodness raindrops from the Pacific Northwest, straight from the garden. :D











Vintage Pressed glass creamer ~
I usually use it as a posy holder. :)










Bee Pattern ~ La Rochere (France)
Stemmed glasses ~ La Rochere, Perigord Pattern (France)


Thank you so much for stopping by to visit! I truly appreciate any comments you would like to share.
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48 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous table! The pop of the orange with the green and white is just stunning! LOVE those vintage sherbets and creamer, especially -- such treasures! Great photography!

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  2. Green is one of my very favorite colors. The table setting looks gorgeous :D

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  3. Just elegant, Mary! I love the green..
    My L of the Valley are just starting to bloom. I love their scent..
    A delightful Spring table!

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  4. This is just the most gorgeous spring table with the green dishes and bee glassware! The Horchow silverware is so wonderful with your place settings. Of course I love the birdcage and all the little details you have added. Just perfect!

    Miss Bloomers

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  5. What a beautiful tablesetting! I love the S & P shakers and the place card holders. I love the green! Joni

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  6. Everything is elegant and lovely. I am in love with the little green pressed glass creamer.

    Scribbler

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  7. Mari, This is a gorgeous table! It looks so refreshing and crisp. It was worth cutting your beautiful tulips. I love each place setting, so well put together.
    The french vineyard camape plates look handpainted. So pretty. And I love the look of the glass sherbert glasses sitting on top of them.
    When I saw the salt and pepper I was sure I was going to order it right away. Too bad it is no longer in sock. It is adorable on your table!
    Beautiful job. Can I come for dinner?
    Yvonne

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  8. Love it Mari! It looks SO refreshing!! I love your attention to detail!...I wanna come over! ;)

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  9. OH you have such gorgeous plates and decoration! Love it!

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  10. I, too, wanted the S and P when I saw them, so sad they are not available!!! Your table is just beautiful, I love the green and white and the splash of color in the tulips! The last of my tulips are getting beat up by the rain here:(. Thanks for sharing this lovely table, I really like the canape plates!! XO, Pinky

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  11. What a beautiful table. Clouds or not, your photos are great and really bring out the wonderful dishes. It is just wonderful. Thank you for posting it...it is so inspirational.

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  12. I love so much about this pretty table. The colors are so pretty and your pieces are beautiful.

    D

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  13. The table is gorgeous! I especially like the vintage green glassware. The photos look like they're straight out of a magazine too.

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  14. perfectly cheerful for a rainy day~ which we are having every week ourselves... talk about rust on the roses and iris :-(

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  15. Such a clean and fresh look, love the green & white. Your eye for detail is wonderful. I would like to sit at your table anytime!

    :)

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  16. Beautiful tablescape. Beautiful photos. I'm so glad you brought in the tulips & used them on your table. The perfect touch.

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  17. Mari:

    I just figured out how to post and wanted to comment on you Table Settings. I love all of them that I have seen and have a question for you. Where do you store all your dishes and beautiful glassware? LOL. I am always impressed with your posts. Wish I was as talented and had your eye for detail. This weeks is a breath of Spring time for sure. Alas, I am jealous. My tulips get eaten by the deer, bunnies, moles and whatever else is looking for a meal. Thank you for your lovely posts, I look forward to them. Judy in Ohio

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  18. Tout est si joli Mary~ Familiar sights too;)
    Beautifully done~

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  19. Such a beautiful table. The place card holders are darling. Love the vintage sherbet. You make me realize I have to pull mine out! And the tulips add the final touch. Just lovely.

    - The Tablescaper

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  20. Wow.....you are the "gold standard" of tablescaping!

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  21. I love your tablescape. I love everything on it! It is so elegant! Be blessed. cindy

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  22. What a beautiful green tablescape. I absolutely LOVE the green depression glass. The tiny french canape plates are so pretty. Everything ties together so well.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Blessings,
    Ava

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  23. Oh, and I'm so glad you chose to cut the tulips...so pretty and they add such a touch of elegance!

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  24. Your Birdcage is the perfect centerpiece. I love your glassware. Thank you for listing your sources. It's very informative and I've learned of new places to explore.

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  25. Je suis émerveiller à tout coup lorsque je passe dans ta chic cuisine:))xxx

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  26. So beautiful! I love your attention to detail and I have to say that the 'bee' flatware, tulips and S&P are my favorites!

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  27. I think this might be my favorite of all of your beautiful settings! LOVE the green and those yellow and orange tulips are a perfect pop of color!

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  28. This is really pretty! I love the green creamer and the dessert plates. The sherbets are great, too! Beautiful tablescape!

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  29. Beautifully done. Such inspiration.
    Mimi

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  30. There are just too many gorgeous things on your table! Love the glass bird in the nest, and the Smith and Hawken s and P! Did you ever go to the very original Smith and Hawken in Mill Valley? I loved it, and the huge shop/outlet in Berkeley.

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  31. Beautiful green & white table! Love the canape plates, vintage green glassware & raindrops on the tulips :-)

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  32. Hi, this is really another pretty table. So outstanding in this airy green and white. I like the delicate structure decorated plates, they are lovely. And surely all these nice glasses in diffrent green shades. So much nice details, for example the salt + pepper set. I love it.
    Greetings, Johanna

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  33. I love this tablescape! The colors are so fresh. Great photography. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  34. I am so jealous of the "bee" flatware and goblets. I have seen those around blogland and just LOVE them. I used to live 30minutes from Nell's. Oh how I miss that store. What a wonderful table you have shared. Love all of it. Lori

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  35. Hi Mari...This is so fresh and beautiful...green is my favorite color so you know I LOVE this tablescape! Gorgeous pics as always...magazine worthy! :-) Always love visiting here! :-)

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  36. Everything is so lovely! I really like the ice in the glass--like lunch is about to be served.

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  37. Mari, holy sakes alive. Where do I start? There is so much I love about this. One, your photography! Hello. I need to take crisp, clear, great photographs like you. You are an inspiration! I am shopping for a new camera and I will need to ask you questions first.
    Second, your artistry. I am just filled with...awe. And also, Smith & Hawken, I miss them. Don't you.

    I just love, love this so much. I want to bring it up whenever I want to feel good. This is one of life's pleasures and beautiful table with people we love, because life is just too short.

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  38. Sorry, I forgot to add the vintage milk glass bird on a nest candy dish, Love it! I am going to hope I find one before I die. That is one of the cutest things ever.

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  39. OMG! This has to be one of the nicest tablescapes. I'm in love with it all. The beautiful flowers, the green depression glass, those darling placecard holders... but my heart skipped a beat when I saw the bee glasses and flatware. I have been dreaming about having those. You are sooooo lucky!

    Oh my, I have to go take another look as this tablescape is wonderful!

    Hugs,
    Joanne

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  40. Good morning, just a note to let you know your green creamer is not pressed glass, rather it is depression glass and the pattern is Cameo. It's a beautiful addition to your wonderful table.
    Regards,
    Lorrie

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  41. FABULOUS! How I'd love to sit and have lunch with you at that gorgeous table! The birdcage makes a terrific centerpiece and I love all the colours you've put together with dishes and accessories! Very Spring-y!

    DD

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  42. Thank you for your lovely comments everyone! You are so kind to take the time to do so.

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  43. Perfect, down to the last detail. Very inspiring.

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  44. Perfect, down to the last detail. Very inspiring.

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  45. What a lovely table, Mari! I love the color combination of green and the lovely orange tulips. The small plates remind me of your beautiful painted cookies :)

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  46. I don't normally like green and white, but this was very pretty, and oh-so cheerful :)

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