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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Mikasa Giveaway and Wisteria's last hoorah tablescape

Welcome to another issue of Tablescape Thursday
I've got some exciting news to share with you... I'm hosting a Mikasa giveaway!! Was I ever excited when Mikasa contacted me. You not only get to vote for your favorite pattern amongst three, but if you are the winner, you will receive 6 placesettings of the pattern that is voted as the favorite! Just in time for spring and summer entertaining. Are you excited??? Surely you are.... more details after the tablescape.

I've been enjoying the wisteria along our back fence for a couple of weeks now. Today, I had decided I wanted to preserve the feeling I get when I step out our back door by bringing some in for this week's table. For your party - do not create your centerpiece until the last minute, Wisteria doesn't like to be taken off the vine, but will gladly last through an evening or brunch.

Silver charger, white dinnerware, reticulated salad plates, lace rimmed napkins, silverware, Mikasa crystal, one wisteria bloom = a perfect Sunday brunch!

Silver trays are estate sales finds. White dinnerware is always a perfect background. German silver.

Reticulated salad plate, green edges, fruit, green leaves, blueberries all perfectly coordinate with the color of wisteria.

Laying a wisteria blossom on the napkin brings the color down on table level. Always a good tip to remember. 





Embroidered coasters brought back from a trip home to Germany.




The wisteria are secured in a crystal bowl using an old fashioned prong frog.



Place cards are the permanent kind on which you can write with a marker and later wipe off!


Silver candlesticks, silver salt and pepper, and silver butter dish add richness to the table.









Hope you enjoyed the last of the wisteria blooms. They are slowly fading and dropping, being replaced with the verdant green of new growth.

Cast:
Tablecloth - Germany
Napkins - estate sale
wine glass coasters - Germany
Silver trays - estate sales
White dinnerware - Wedgwood Windsor
Salad plates - Brunelli - Made in Italy
Crystal stems - Mikasa French Countryside
Silver - WMF Germany
Silver salt and pepper and butter dish - estate sale
Silver candlesticks - gift

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So to the best part of the post today - a chance to give a follower's a chance to win 6 placesettings of the Mikasa pattern selected most favorite! I just LOVE each pattern in the selection. Mikasa always has the most versatile, fun, exciting, and long lasting patterns! Which is your favorite?

Antique Orchard
Antique Orchard dinnerware harvests the colorful fruit from a picturesque grove and infuses it into your place setting. The essence of nature is transformed into a sophisticated setting with both simplicity and style. While designed to coordinate and perfectly accent our Antique White pattern, the pieces can also be used as a pattern by themselves. Expertly crafted from high-quality porcelain, Antique Orchard’s versatile pieces are both timeless and stylish.

Sketch Floral
A vibrant and fresh addition to your dining table, Sketch Floral features beautiful delicate flowers in soft hues. Daintily designed, this pattern makes a big casual dining statement and is perfect for everyday use. Part of our Dining Redefined collection, Sketch Floral is crafted from quality porcelain and all items in this pattern are dishwasher and microwave safe.

Daylight
A fresh, sophisticated addition to your table, Daylight brings the vibrancy of nature into your home. A wide array of distinctly designed porcelain accessories are adorned with lush leaves in a variety of rich, green hues. Perfect for casual and formal entertaining alike. Made of fine porcelain from Portugal. Dishwasher and microwave safe.


Entry guidelines:
  1. Be a follower of this blog.
  2. Click HERE to "like" your favorite pattern.
  3. The pattern with the most votes/likes will be given away (6 placesettings!!)
  4. Leave a comment here (on this post) to be entered into the drawing.
  5. Random.org will be used to select the winner from amongst the comments on this post.
  6. Entries close on at 11:59pm April 15, 2011.
  7. Although it's not a stipulation of the giveaway, be sure to "like" Mikasa on Facebook so that you too can stay abreast of all the goodies going on, news of other fun events, and participate in their dialogue with all of us. 
  8. Mikasa can only ship to the USA.
Good Luck to all y'all!


I'm connecting with Tablescape Thursdays at Susan's (Between Naps on the Porch).. be sure to drop in and see the other wonderful tables created just for you! Thank you Mikasa for allowing me to be an integral part of this most gracious giveaway!

Also linking to the Tablescaper's Seasonal Sunday.. so many pretties to see over there!


109 comments:

Marlis said...

Jackie Dundon tried to leave a comment, but it wouldn't let me...so.....I love the table settings! and that Wisteria is wonderful, your decorating is beautiful!

Jackie said...

Thanks Marlis, now I can post....hmmmm
Love the table settings that you do, this has to be one of my all time favs! Love the Springtime look with the Wisteria....bravo!!!

Tricia said...

Marlis, your table is just stunning! I've always loved wisteria but don't have any in my current yard. Your centerpiece is amazing! I have been one of your followers for a while now, voted for Antique Orchard on FB, and would love to win whichever set is voted favorite!

cottonwood said...

Your table is so inviting and I have the exact same wine glasses, although in my house they are used for sparkling cider or water. I'd vote for the apple orchard dishes since I prefer fruit over cake or candy.

amweeks said...

I follow on GFC! (amweeks). And I voted for Daylight!

Alycia Nichols said...

Good morning, Marlis! I have never seen wisteria growing like that. It's beautiful!!! I think I've only seen it around here being trained up a trellis or arbor. The sheer abundance over your fence just increases the beauty! It makes me think of movies like "Sense & Sensibility" and "Little Women" for some reason. Just gorgeous! And on your table...fabulous! The graceful drape is so dramatic! It's perfectly paired with the silver elements and wonderful lacy-edge napkins. I love it! I'm off to Savannah, GA tomorrow. Airplanes...ugh! :-( Wish me luck!

Bud said...

Your table scape with the wisteria is just beautiful! It is such an inviting and bright table setting.

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

Lovely table and oh, how I wish I could grow wisteria here! I have those same 'base' plates :)

What a wonderful giveaway. I've been to Facebook and liked Mikasa and voted. I'm already a follower!

~Susan

A Perfect Setting said...

Your wisteria is sooo beautiful! Your tablescape is lovely--and the centerpiece, napkins, salad plates, just gorgeous! I voted for Antique Orchard--it'd work so well in my kitchen with the grapes, and dining room as well! Thanks to you and Mikasa for the opportunity.

Susan said...

Your table is gorgeous!! I also love your photography. The wisteria adds so much personality and I like the freeform arrangement.
I've been a Follower of yours and Mikasa for quite some time and I voted for the Sketch Floral pattern.
Good luck to everyone!!
Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!
Susan

Carolyn @ Adrift on the Lake said...

WOW! Beautiful table! The wisteria is stunning! I love the place cards you used -- so cool! And putting a little clip of wisteria on the napkins is perfect! I have to remember that!

Thanks for the giveaway! I do follow you and Mikasa and also gave my vote for the Sketch Floral. I thought it was just so different and sweet.

Priscilla said...

I love the Daylight pattern. It is so serene.

Bonnie Bee said...

Marlis, I just LOVE Wisteria... my high school classroom had a Wisteria arbor right outside of the window and this time of year the Wisteria vines gave me an excuse to stare outside!
GORGEOOS table and i just love the Mikasa Sketch Floral. I have been followig your blog for some time.. enjoy it very much. Thx for the give a way

Janet said...

Your table is beautiful! I voted for the Sketch Floral pattern - oh I would LOVE to win those! :) ~ Janet

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady. I love your Tablescapes so Beautiful, I always come over just to look and doing a lot of OMG, I love Antique Orchard pattern this has my Vote.
XXOO
Diane

Sydnee said...

WOW...beautiful wisteria....Love the antique orchard.....You should have your own decorating show.....You are a marvel.....

Lloyd said...

My hubby loves wisteria. It does make a lovely centerpiece. He really can't understand or appreciate my addiction for tablewear though. I love almost all dishes so it was hard for me to pick a favorite from these. Guess it would be Sketch Floral though, as I have a tablescape already planned in my mind using them. oh, I hope I win....

vignette design said...

Well, I'm already a follower and I "like" the Sketch Floral pattern! I also like Antique Orchard. Such a deision!
~Delores

Designs on 47th Street said...

Marlis, I am thrilled I happened by today. I am all of a sudden in love with purple tablescapes these days. Yours is GORGEOUS!! Just lovely. I definitely chose the Antique Orchard as my favorite and I do "like" it! I am a follower of yours and would be thrilled to win.

You set the prettiest table. I do love the centerpiece and am sad I have never grown wisteria. I may have to do something about that!
Donna

Tanya said...

What a beautiful table Marlis. I have always wanted to have a wisteria vine. Yours is lovely!

Mary said...

What a beautiful spring table~ I love the wisteria! Your linens are beautiful and a I so love that dappled light that is making your crystal & dinnerware sparkle! I'm a follower...thanks for the opportunity to enter this giveaway :-)

Donna@Conghaile Cottage said...

I LOVE Wisteria! and how gorgeous every detail of your table is! I love silver with it. I sure wish I had them in my yard!
Count me in on the giveaway! For a whole set I would LOVE to have the "Antique Orchard"...BUT I would also like to have a luncheon set of "Daylight"(just a small quaint set to serve in my garden with)...I am a follower and would LOVE TO WIN!!! Thank you so much,
Hugs, Donna

Debbie@Mountain Breaths said...

Marlis, I was lucky enough to see wisteria bloom twice in my area. It doesn't know if it likes Upstate New York :-) My next door neighbor has it all along the fence that borders our property, and it has only bloomed twice in 20years.

Lovely table! And what a fantastic giveaway. I've been to Facebook and liked Mikasa and voted. I'm already a follower!

Kim @ Cheap Chic Home said...

Your wisteria look so beautiful and rambling outside. Your indoor tablescape is so beautiful, I love so many of your photos, esp. the one with the silver candlestick. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity, too. Hugs, Kim

Jeannine said...

I just found you on FB where I "like" Mikasa. I became a follower. Wisteria is one of my favorites, but bees freak me out and they attract bees like crazy! I enjoyed seeing how you used estate sale finds on the table. I've been collecting random silver pieces that would go together similar to your table. And I like sketch floral best!

Miss Char said...

Marlis, this table is just stunning. I'm so jealous of yet another southern planting that we can't grow up here, your wisteria is spectacular and your tablescape built around the color is perfect.

Of course I'm a follower :) and my favorite would be the same as what Donna chose the Antique Orchard. Great giveaway!

Maureen said...

Love your wisteria and tablescape. I voted for Mikasa Sketch. It reminds me of a Spring and Summer! I hope I win as I would love to use this on summer evenings on my patio!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I am a new follower and love the Sketch Floral pattern but I'm not sure if I can go on Facebook! EEE! I hope I can enter though! Love your shades of lavender with the beautiful wisteria! ♥

Kathleen said...

Your table is just lovely! The wisteria is so graceful, it goes well with your table.
I can't do Facebook for security reasons, but I like the the second , Skitch Floral. I can see it on my table.
My neighbor has beau wisteria, and I have some too. Hope it blooms this year!
Thank you for the give away chance.

Pat said...

Gorgeous table, Marlis! I love the Wisteria!

Antique Orchard is the one I choose.:-) It would look fabulous with my Mikasa French Countryside.

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Wisteria is just magical Marlis! Your table is beautiful! Love all of the lovely plate designs, what a fun give-away:@)

Linda (More Fun Less Laundry) said...

Marlis, I can't believe the way your wisteria grows! It looks great on the table and putting a piece on the plate is a wonderful tip. I love all three of these patterns and can imagine a tablescape with each one! I also love those Mikasa crystal stems you are using! I am a long time follower! If I win I will be happy with any pattern! Linda

A Toile Tale said...

Marlis -
I guess it is wisteria week! Love your table. I just love the smell of this, don't you? Those little doilies under your stems are just delightful. I'm just getting into lavender in a big way!
Enjoy your week, my friend!
Linda @ A Toile Tale

Debbie said...

First things first: I love your wisteria table. The linens are my favorite part, especially those coasters. It's all just beautiful.

Second, I'm a follower. Actually, I thought that I already was one. Hmm. Anyway, I might be two followers now.

I tried to vote on the favorite but I don't have facebook. It's the middle one that's my favorite.

Meredith said...

What a beautiful table. All your silver is really stunning..it does make a table looks so regal. What a fun giveaway! I've been following for a while and liked Sketch Floral on FB...so pretty!

Tess said...

Gorgeous table!!! I love the lavender with the pretty silver pieces. This is so spring-y and elegant. All of your linens are just beautiful!

I just left my choice at Mikasa for your giveaway. I'm keeping my fingers crossed (but being realistic...I don't generally win things) :-)

Thank your for your post this week and the give-away opportunity

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Oh Marlis, what a beautiful tablescape. Your wisteria is beautiful, and I love the way you added it to the napkin at each place setting. What a wonderful giveaway. If I'm not already a follower, I can't become one, because Blogger says I'm following to many blogs. However, I love the wildflower look of Antique Orchard. laurie

Jacqueline said...

I also was unable to leave a comment on Facebook. I think I prefer the Antique orchard, it is just so versatile.

Your wisteria table is just stunning Marlis. What a gorgeous vine it makes on the fence. It reminds me of the lilacs I had at my wedding. I love the touch on the napkin too. It is so sad to see the beautiful spring flowers come and go isn't it? Have a wonderful day, and thanks for the great giveaway.
PS I am a loyal follower.

Marigene said...

Beautiful table...the wisteria is gorgeous, Marlis!

Komali Nunna said...

I like day light. I love love wisteria. You used it on your table beautifully.

Babs said...

Marlis, You wisteria setting is so romantic. I think your reticulated salad plates are some of the most beautiful I've seen. It looks like figs on the plates and I love figs. Thank you for having a great give away. I voted on FB and hope the Antique Orchard pattern wins.
Hugs,
Babs

Cathy said...

I was in Austin this week and the wisteria bushes were also beautiful there. Love your table it is so elegant. I also added to my silver charger collection.

Firedrag said...

That wisteria sure does make a nice arrangement... if you find all your flowers have been taken from your fence it wasn't me.

Sarah said...

Marlis, I'm definitely a follower! I liked the Antique Orchard. Each is a beautiful pattern, but absolutely love the shape of the plates of Antique Orchard.
Your wisteria makes a delightful statement on your gorgeous tablescape. Love the touch on the napkins.
The sun across the table is very romantic, and that shot with the wisteria and the silver candlestick is stunningly beautiful. ~ Sarah

Coty Farquhar said...

Everything is so pretty and Westeria is one of my favourite flowers, I just had to add your blog to my blog this week and share you with my readers.
xx Coty
www.cotyfarquhar.blogspot.com

A Hint of Home said...

I love your tablesetting. The dishes and those sweet coasters are so cute together. Love the wisteria!
I like the Antique Orchard pattern best!
I do follow your blog and enjoy each visit.

Red Couch Recipes said...

Marlis, whisteria is so exotic to me and it looks lovely with your salad plates. Love the extra touch on your beautiful napkins too. Thanks for hosting such a great giveaway and thanks to Mikasa. I am a follower and liked Sketch Floral. Joni

Chandeen @ Designed by Chance said...

I love wisteria so much. My father had a plan to have wisteria grow all over my little cottage. it will be great once I get this house painted. I love that wisteria blooms before the leaves come out. I'm a follower now, and I voted (I think).

Sharon Haynie said...

I'm jealous-you have something in your yard that is not brown and dead! I'm anxiouly waiting for our spring to come. I'm a new follower and I already like Mikasa. I voted for Antique Orchard! Thanks for the delightful post!

The Tablescaper said...

Oh Marlis, your table is simply gorgeous. The grand wisteria with all of your treasures makes for an amazing table.

- The Tablescaper

imaluckydog said...

your table is stunningly beautiful, I love all the silver and beautiful wisteria...thanks so much for the chance to win. I am very excited to follow your blog!

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

Hi Marlis! I just want to say how beautiful and elegant your table is. Love the Wisteria. I've never seen it on a table before.

Life with L said...

Congrats Marlis on your win. I am a follower and I also left my vote on Mikasa's Facebook. I adore the Daylight.
Your wisteria table scape is lovely. I too, have some wisterias growing. It blooms around 3 times during the summer. Sweet napkins and the place card holders are wonderful.

xinex said...

Your wisteria flowers are so gorgeous, Marlis and so many of them. I love your tablescape espeically the reticulated salad plate. I have been your follower for a while now. I like the sketch floral the best, don't you?...Christine

Cindy said...

Love your tablescape. I voted for Sketch Floral. It's so pretty!

Anu@My Dream Canvas said...

This is gorgeous. Hope to see you at My Dream Canvas!

Millie said...

As always you inspire new ideas. I love the coasters on the tablecloth. Beautiful, practical, brilliant. I really liked the Antique Orchard pattern but your salad plates are divine. This table looked enchanted.

jo said...

Oh.. not fair, not fair!!!! I am gonna sulk......Why are only the lovely ladies in the good ol' U.S. of A. allowed to vote. I love Mikasa too. In fact I just bought some darling plates in a thrift shop down here in New Zealand. Ah well that's the way the cookie crumbles I s'pose.

I must say Marlis, I love, love, love your wisteria. It is simply stunning on your GORGEOUS table.

Your photography is fabulous. I wish I was as talented as you, at showing my tables off to their best advantage. It is a shere joy to pop over and see your posts.

Jo

Luncheons at the Junction said...

Wow! I love your tablescape, but I have to say I am so jealous of that beautiful Wisteria vine cascading over the fence. What a spring welcome. Your silver pieces are breathtaking. I'm voting for the pattern of my choice - Anitque Orchard; I love fruit patterned china and this is just lovely.

kehc said...

I am in envy of your wisteria and weather! We had a huge hailstorm today with a couple inches of ice. Poor daffodils are not happy. Pretty, pretty table!
Karen Cook
jaycook@comcast.net

Sweetladyelaine said...

I love your wisteria table! The dishes are so pretty and the napkins are beautiful! Your yard is beautiful too!
I voted for the Antique Orchard! It is so different from anything I own and think it is beautiful! Thank you so much for hosting this give away.
Blessings My Friend,

Jo said...

Thanks for your sweet comment on Lazy on Loblolly and thank you for invite to giveaway,I liked the "DayLight" on facebook and I am new follower, hope you will come back for a visit and follow.

Your tablescape is fantastic! Don't you just love the wonderful sweet smell of wisteria, which they lasted longer.
~JO
Lazy on Loblolly

Scribbler said...

Your table is fabulous! The wisteria has been so pretty here this year, too. Good tip about putting on the table just before the party. I think those salad pates are gorgeous!

I entered the giveaway -- hope I did it all correctly.

Ellen
http://scribblerunfocused.com

swedecollection said...

I love Wisteria in all colors, lavender, pink or white. But I can't get mine to bloom [tried all kinds of fertilizers] so I go out and photo the roadsides where it grows like weeds up telephone poles, trees and fences. I think it is so romantic and that is what comes across with your tablescape.
Lovely!

DrTheLisa said...

Lovely! I will try something similar with lilacs as soon as mine bloom.

As for favorite pattern, I must put my vote in for Daylight. I just love the simplicity of it and find it quite contemporary. I think it would nicely complement my Pure Red collection.

Norman said...

Loved the tablescape; love the Mikasa giveaway!

Diane said...

Beautiful tablescape! Love the wisteria! Mikasa is beautiful!

Janay said...

Marlis, I love the casual elegance of your beautifully set table! The wisteria is so romantic and I love your use of silver pieces and the crystal bowl for the flowers. I'm a new follower and I went over and voted for the Antique Orchard. I'd be thrilled beyond belief to win as I've just recently started collecting dishes and playing with them. Such fun! Thank you again for sharing and hosting this give-a-way!
Janay

Laura Wilkerson said...

I'm totally enjoying the wisteria around here also...it's so georgous! I love your table setting and I believe your embroidered coasters are my favorite. Very different and they are just so beautiful.

I of course would love a chance at the give away. I love Mikasa patterns and of these three I had voted for the Daylight pattern.

Thanks for the chance and have a wonderful week :)

bj said...

Love your beautiful table. I wish I had some wisteria...it is so pretty.
Nothing around my place is green or blooming yet. Water costs too much (and it's fixing to go up) so we haven't watered our lawn in a couple of years. Pretty pitiful but when you are on SS, things are very tight.

Thanks for liking my thrifted dishes..the flatware...a gift from Mr. Sweet..our 51st anniversary.:))

Carrie said...

I am a new follower of your lovely blog. Please enter me into the Mikasa giveaway. Thanks for hosting!

sdself48 said...

I am a new follower. I have looked at several of your tablescapes and they are each one lovely and elegant. The purple wisteria, silver, and white are so soothing and delicate. I especially like how you list the "Cast" at the end. Thank you for posting such inspirational tablescapes. This is a new concept to me. I voted for the Antique Orchard. It reminds me of my mother's Flintridge china of the 60's

Grace said...

I just found your blog and became
a follower. Signed up for e-mail also. Love the Daylight and would
love to be entered in the give-away. Tablescapes are very pretty.
Thanks

Jane@Cottage at the Crossroads said...

Your tablescape is just gorgeous. Nothing says spring as much as Wisteria blooming. I love all your details down to the round coasters. I voted for the Sketch Floral pattern and I am a follower.

Phyllis said...

I am a new follower of yours and while I write this comment I am listening to the lovely hymn from your last post. It is so pretty and I do not understand a single word in the German language. I read the words in English and it touched my heart! Your table is so delicate and romantic....soft, quiet, dreamy, and elegant! Wisteria is one of my favorite blooming flowers and it always reminds me of Victorian times. I can just see a Bridesmaid Luncheon happening at your tablescape! The tall silver candlesticks are speaking to me....LOVE them!

Berishia said...

I am a new follower and I really love the Wisteria (one of my favorite flowers) Also love the German linens. Looks lovely for any kind of luncheon. Gives me an idea for getting my Play Posse together.

Trisha said...

Your table looks beautiful! So elegant! This is the first time I've seen your blog, but I will be back again. It's all so pretty.
I voted for the Daylight pattern, although they are all lovely and I would love to have whichever wins, if I win.

Bill said...

Hi Marlis,

Your tables are always special, and this is one of your very best. The soft, beautiful color of the wisteria adds immensely to the overall romantic feeling. Your photography captures it perfectly!

Wasn't it sweet of Coty to mention us both this week? She's as generous as she is talented.

What a great giveaway you and Mikasa are offering your readers! I like all three patterns, but Daylight is my favorite. How great would it look with red-violet flowers and/or table linens? Imagine the possibilities!

Have a great weekend!

Warmest regards,
Bill

carolinajewel said...

My wisteria is still there but I do see leaves poking through. It does smell heavenly!

Wonderful give away! Beautiful table!

Gale said...

I put my vote in for Sketch Floral but I do seem to be in the minority . . . but its just SOOOOOOO pretty

Docia said...

I am Connie Palmer's sister Docia,so glad she told me about your Blog! Nice to meet you.

Sunny said...

Hi Marlis! I love your blog and have joined as a follower. Yes, the give away was the motivation, then I saw your Blog! Love reading it!The wisteria tablescape is fab! Your style is wonderful. Sunny109

Sunny said...

Hi again! I just had to look once more ..the silver pieces you incorporate really adds a nice touch to the table, thanks for the inspiration. I must get to the "goody barns" and scour. :) Also in case I forgot to my fav Mikasa pattern of the 3 is Daylight. I adore Mikasa.Have a great weekend Marlis! Sunny109

Amber said...

I love the wisteria, I wish I had more than just the deck to try and grow things on. :) (I really want lilacs :D)

Also my husband is going to hate you because now I want to start playing with our stuff.. (he's already a bit aggravated that I make him sit down for dinner at the table in the first place :P)

Entertaining Women said...

Antique Orchard is the favorite of this new follower...any of the three would be wonderful. Thank you for the opportunity to participate in the give away and for sharing your gorgeous design. Cherry Kay

Designs on 47th Street said...

Just coming back to take another look at this lovely post. Love those dishes and love your beautiful flowering centerpiece.

Donna

m'lin said...

I am a fan of the sketch floral.
Beautiful tablescape.
melin54@sbcglobal.net

The Tablescaper said...

Hi Marlis:

Thanks so much for bringing your beautiful table to Seasonal Sundays. When you have a chance, kindly edit your post to include a link to Seasonal Sundays (along with the other parites) so that the viewers can easily pop back and forth to see all of the participants. Thank you.

I loved this tablescape when I saw it the other day and I continue to enjoy it. Interestingly, only recently I too used unpolished silver in a tablescape. It adds such an interesting texture.

- The Tablescaper

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Stunning tablescape Marlis! I love it totally! The reticulated salad plates are gorgoeus! All the dishes and centerpice are so lovely and thank you for sharing it with us.
Have a nice week dear Marlis.
FABBY

Rhonda said...

Beautiful table! :)

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Debeelamb said...

How lovely. I can almost smell the wisteria.

Emily said...

Beautiful wisteria. We planted it but it didn't like us. You have a lovely blog.
Hope your day was lovely

~Emily
The French Hutch

talyntt said...

I like the Sketch Floral but all are very pretty. Have a wonderful day! Tammy Marshall

subgirl said...

I love the Antique Orchard!!! I would love to win 6 placesettings!
Please pick me!!!

Kathy said...

Lovely, simply gorgeous table!
I love the Antique Orchard - exquisite
I am a follower,
Kathy

Chris said...

Love the delicacy and spring look of Sketch Floral. I am a follower.

Texas Tea Party said...

I love Daylight but all of them are beautiful. The wisteria is so sweet to view and the scent is wonderful. Thanks for hosting the give away.

Dianne said...

I love following your blog because of the beautiful inspiration you always offer and this post is no exception. The Sketch Floral is my favorite.

Sherry said...

This is beautiful Marlis! I love this Wisteria and the table. Thanks very much for the chance to win. Wonderful giveaway!
Sherry

Karena said...

Love the Daylight pattern it is so springlike....I tried to leave a message on FB however could not!

Xoxo
Karena

Art by Karena

CG said...

Love you table, the china reminds me of the Mikasa Antique Gardens which is my favorite of the three choices.

Janice Stewart said...

Love the antique orchard but since seeing your daylight.... well anything from Mikassa is fine....

Katrina said...

Daylight gets my vote!!! Absolutely beautiful and so very ME!

Wisteria on the tabletop is such a beautiful addition as well. Fab work as always, Marlis!

tammylovesdishes said...

Daylight is such a fresh, crisp, clean design. I love it.
Tammy

tammylovesdishes said...

Daylight is such a fresh, crisp, clean design. I love it.
Tammy

subgirl said...

Marlis, I just had to come back and take another peek! My favorite is still Antique Orchard, but I wouldn't turn down any of them!!

Sunny said...

Marlis, Thank you for including me in your email posts. The wisteria tablescape is beautiful. The fine lace linen napkins with delicate wisteria blossoms..WOW! You are so talented. Also, I love the Daylight line for Mikasa, don't you? Have a peaceful weekend. Sunny109

Andrea (Softer Side of Me) said...

Marlis, Your wisteria tablescape is beautiful! Just amazing! I may have missed your fabulous giveaway but Daylight is my favorite! Have a great week! Andrea

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