Welcome to the 377th Tablescape Thursday!
Have I mentioned how much I love this time of year? I have a wee obsession with Christmas dishware. I love how it can be whimsical, playful or just stunningly beautiful! The two patterns I’m using this week (really three if you count the charger) are all about the fun, playful side of Christmas.
This is a table setting that would appeal to both the adults and the little ones, starting with the “toy themed” centerpiece. I was envisioning the excitement of Christmas morning when kids awake early and rush downstairs to see what treasures Santa has left around the Christmas tree while they slept. The toy cars all belonged to my son when he was little…how I miss those days! I’m looking forward to seeing my son, dil and grandson in a few weeks for Christmas.
The nutcracker was a gift one year from my son for Christmas.
Update: Took a couple of photos this morning in daylight…
What is it about Teddy bears…they get to me every time!
Glasses are Spode Christmas Tree. They are available on sale here: Spode Christmas Tree Glassware (Use code FRIEND for and additional 25% off) Mugs are Villeroy & Boch in the Toy’s Delight pattern.
A little red stocking holds our napkin. I love this cinnamon flatware, it goes with so many of my Christmas dishware patterns, I find myself using it a lot this time of year. You’ll find it available here: Red Flatware (Red stockings that can be used to hold a napkin or to hold flatware are available here: Stockings)
The salad plates are Villeroy & Boch, Toy’s Delight. I love the deeply ruffled/scalloped design of these plates! It comes in green….
…as well as the red shown below. The border in this pattern is covered with all kinds of toys. I’ve had these sweet salad plates for several years and was so happy to see they are still making this pattern. You’ll find it on sale (with an additional 25% off with the code “FRIEND”) and free shipping here: Villeroy & Boch Toy’s Delight
I only have four plates so I just ordered two more as I was writing this post. Can’t pass on that sale!
I paired my Villeroy & Boch Toy’s Delight salad plates with David Carter Brown’s Christmas Valley dinner plates. I love this pattern so much! You may remember seeing it in this previous tablescape: Snowy Winter Tablescape, Tablecloth by Mother Nature
I can’t get enough of these tartan chargers. They’ve become a staple for my fall and winter table settings because they go with everything!
We’re sipping on hot cocoa this chilly, fall (almost winter) day.
I love these cute Cocoa kits. I found this one in Michaels a couple of weeks ago, but there are some even cuter ones more suited for winter here: Cocoa Trimming Kit I love the marshmallow snowman in that kit!
I was just thinking how this one would be great for Valentine’s Day in February. The heart is a marshmallow and the peppermint stick taste like cinnamon. Yum!
Thanks for stopping by this beautiful fall day! Merry Christmas, dear Friends!
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