Welcome to the 378th Tablescape Thursday!
Have you ever tried to take a photo of a cloud or a ghost? That’s a kinda how it felt this week as I tried to take pictures of this week’s table setting. lol Feather centerpieces can be a challenge!
I wish the chandelier didn’t hang down in the way, try to imagine this table without it there. I wish I had placed this setting outside on the porch but I wasn’t sure if the weather would be too cool, although some days we’ve had temps in the 70’s! Crazy Georgia weather!
This time of year when the leaves have left the trees, the sun streams in through the bay window. It lights up some areas of the table and the tree, but leaves soft shadows across the top.
Yesterday I mentioned I had purchased a platter while in Pienza, Italy in October. I’ve been meaning to share it with you, but I keep forgetting each time I set a table in here. I finally remembered this time!
As soon as I returned home from Italy, I hung the platter here in the breakfast area of the kitchen. You can see it there across the room beside the door leading out to the screened porch.
They had so many beautiful platters and bowls, it was hard to pick just one. Going to Italy is torture for a dish lover. I could have spent a fortune there…so many beautiful hand-painted pieces!
I don’t think I’ve shared my photos from Pienza, yet. I need to do that because it was beautiful place! We actually had sunshine the day we visited there. I did share a few photos of Pienza in real time on Instagram, so if you follow Between Naps on the Porch on Instagram, you’ll find those here: BetweenNapsOnThePorch on Instagram
This week’s table is all about pretty shades of white, silver and gold.
Noritake sent me these beautiful salad plates from their “Silver Palace” collection.
If you love them as much as I do, you’ll find them available here: Noritake Silver Palace Holiday Plates (BNOTP readers get 20% off with the code BNOTP. Thanks to Noritake for offering that discount to BNOTP readers!) The dinner plate is Crestwood Platinum, another elegant pattern by Noritake.
The flatware I’m using in our table today is one I found a couple of years ago. I don’t think it’s still available but I did find it still showing on the website where I purchased it here: Twig Flatware I used jingle bell napkin rings in silver and gold. I’ve had those so many years, hard to remember where I found them. I think it may have been Macy’s.
I forgot to take a photo of the stemware but here’s one I snagged from a previous table setting. I found it in Marshalls a few years back. (see more of this table setting here: Christmas Tablescape with Magnolia and Nandina Centerpiece)
I love the feel of the kitchen at night lit up with just the light from the tree and a lamp I recently added to the counter.
Merry Christmas to you, dear Friends! I love sharing this time of year with you!
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