It's been the weirdest winter around here! My tulips are breaking ground. What in the world am I gonna do when the next freeze comes? Oh well. Snow? Non-existent. It's going to be a really bad spring with no moisture around here.
Today, I'm sharing our New Year's table. It fits the bill for Cuisine Kathleen's January challenge to create a winter tablescape.
I loved being able to find more of the snowflake chargers at Hobby Lobby this year. Previously only had 6, now I have 20? Yep, these will get lots of use.
I used two antique lace runners down the center of the table. And also placed the rustic hand-made box on top of them. Using the glittery, white jingle bells certainly gave it a fun look.
The turquoise glass plates add just the right bit of color to the table. Dinner is buffet style, so no salad plates!
I used fresh greenery, white candles, white pinecone ornaments, turquoise glass ornaments and large snowflakes in the box.
I love to use rock salt in the bottom of the glass hurricanes and set candles on top of the salt. Sort of looks like snow drifts in the containers.
With this many dishes on the table, there isn't really a lot of room for much finery.
Can you believe that the napkins have no starch in them? Yessirree Bob! I like to iron my napkins while they are damp. I take them out of the washer, stack them flat and then slip them into a plastic bag and iron them the next day. Using as hot an iron as your fabric, mine is linen, can stand, iron them dry. You will not need any starch!
Because the box is quite rustic and sets the tone for the table, hunky glasses were de riguer! The larger cut crystal came from the dollar tree. We use them quite a bit when we entertain outside. This time however, there pretty design which reminds me of snowflakes, graces this table to welcome the new year.
I also used more rock salt and some smaller candles in the swirly Cheers votive holders from Mikasa.
I've had these snowflake napkin rings for quite some time. I believe they came from Dillards years ago. Here you can see the different snowflakes on the chargers.
I even hung some crystal looking snowflakes and a strand of the same from the greenery in the chandelier.
Chargers - Hobby Lobby
Turquoise Glass Dinner Plates - TJMaxx; Artistic Accents
Silver - Old Company Plate
Water Goblets - Dollar Tree
Champagnes - World Market
Napkins - Linen Hemstiched
Napkin Rings - Dillards
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