Table Setting with Music & Mercury-Glass Heart Tree

Welcome to the 180th Tablescape Thursday!

Valentine’s Day is just a few days away.   Did you forward your Valentine’s Day cards to the Valentine, Texas Post Master to have them postmarked with their famous stamp?  Such a cute idea!

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We’ve been having spring-like weather for weeks here in Georgia.  Even the daffodils are in full bloom.  The porch was calling, begging me to come out and play.   Just look at all that glorious sunshine!

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The centerpiece is just branches gathered from the yards, decorated with little pink mercury glass hearts and some I decorated with photocopied snippets of sheet music.

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This would be a fun setting for a group of girlfriends around Valentine’s Day or even a sweet Mother’s Day setting.

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I could also see this as a sweet table for a bridal shower…just expand this idea for a bigger gathering.

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Sheer napkin sheaths are layered over April Cornell napkins found while antiquing a few years ago.

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On another past antiquing adventure, I found 27 pieces of this International china for just $14.  I filled in with a few more pieces from eBay.  The pattern is Glenwood and depicts a pretty gardenia in the center.   Homer Laughlin made this same pattern…not sure of the pattern name, though.

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The stemware sparkled in the beautiful sunshine.  Iced tea glass is Waterford, pattern is Araglin.  The goblet is Vendome Clear by Noritake.

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I wanted a simple centerpiece for this Valentine’s Day soiree, so I gathered shed River Birch branches from the yard and tucked them down inside a shabby urn.  You may remember this urn from this summer table setting when it was filled with roses, daisies and Creeping Jenny.

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The branches were adorned with pink mercury-glass hearts and hearts decoupaged with photocopied sheet music and glitter.  Today, we’ll imagine the music is all love songs.

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Recently I saw papier-mâchéd, music-covered  hearts on Etsy and I decided to try making my own.

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I’ll post a little tutorial showing how I made them soon.  (Update: You’ll find the tutorial for decoupaging the hearts here: Decoupage Hearts with Sheet Music)  These are not  papier-mâchéd, they were actually much easier to make than that.  I didn’t antique the music/paper, just left it white to contrast against the branches.  It would be easy to “antique” the sheet music for an aged look, though.

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Looking up through the branches…

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I  added a little, silver-glittered heart in the center of this one.

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I tucked moss (left over from THIS mossy table setting) around the base of the River Birch branches.

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A view from the end of the table…

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On Tuesday evening I was able to snap a few pics during the Blue Hour.  (You can read all about the blue hour, HERE.) Isn’t that just the most amazing color of blue?  And I didn’t do anything to this photo, no editing at all.  This is how it came out of the camera.  The blue hour is amazing, isn’t it?

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Happy Valentine’s Day, dear friends!

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Looking forward to the beautiful tablescapes linked for this Tablescape Thursday!

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Comments

  1. Goodmorning! What a beatiful table! The dishes are exquisite and the stemware , one of my faves! The night sky is an incredible blue! This year Ohioians have had some beautiful blue evening skies too. Happy hearts! Huggs, Sunny

  2. This is as lovely by candle light as it is with that glorious sunshine streaming in! Love your music note hearts! ♥

  3. Bunny Jean says:

    Hi Susan!
    It is a beautiful bright day for your lovey Valentine's Day tablescape. I love those pink dishes and all the lovely romantic accents.

    Thanks for hosting this fun party!

    xoxo Bunny Jean

  4. Looks like you are serving up a heap of romance! Such a beautiful romantic table. I love the layered napkins.

  5. Glad I checked your blog early this morning! How fun to get to see a table set on the porch again! Your centerpiece is stunning — and what a great idea for various holidays or special occasions. Love the fluffy look of the napkins!

  6. Carol at Serendipity says:

    Lovely table. I am looking forward to the tutorial for the hearts. I love the idea of the Valentine tree. Susan, I appreciate the tips and instructions you share in this world of blogging.
    Carol

  7. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Thanks, Lori!

  8. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Sunny, snap some Blue Hour pics of those blue evening skies. :)

  9. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Thanks, Mary! I didn't plan the blue hour shots…got lucky with my timing.

  10. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Thanks, Bunny Jean!

  11. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Thanks, Cheryl!

  12. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Thanks, Tricia! I was just thinking how easy it would be to spray paint the branches white for a spring table setting. Ummm, maybe with Easter eggs hanging from it.

  13. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Thanks, Carol! ♥

  14. Hi Susan,
    I love the soft and romantic look you have created. Oh! to be able to eat out on the porch already.

    Thank you for hosting,
    Carolyn

  15. Gorgeous as always…just love the feminine notes and the misic hearts!

  16. Janette - The2Seasons says:

    Sorry, Susan. I linked thinking it was Table Top Thursday – not Tablescape Thursday. My vignette doesn't fit in with the beautiful valentine tables. Your table is so ethereal. I think it is my favorite of all that you have done.

  17. Cindy (Applestone Cottage) says:

    I really love this table Susan and the decoupaged and glitter hearts are so charming!
    This table is so light and airy…just love it and I would guess I would want to play on your porch everyday of the year!
    Happy Valentines Day!
    Cindy

  18. Entertaining Women says:

    We've been having a run of gorgeous weather out here on the prairie, too. Your wonderful porch is the perfect spot to take advantage of the balmy days. The magnolia dishes are perfect for Valentines, and the centerpiece tree is darling. Thanks again for hosting the best meme in cyber world. Cherry Kay

  19. Shirley@Housepitality Designs says:

    Your Valentine Centerpiece tree is fabulous…Love the hearts..the music ones stole my heart!!…The table is exquisite in both day and night settings!…

  20. Pat@Back Porch Musings says:

    I love the pink and white table, Susan!

    My table is an extra special one this week and then I almost forgot to link it! The table is dedicated to my Valentine J, who was unexpectedly hospitalized while we were on the road last weekend.

  21. High Heeled Life says:

    Susan absolutely romantic! We do an a similar tree idea at Easter … now you have given us a idea for Valentine!! Happy TT, xo HL

  22. I love your wonderful hearts! I am so jealous that you are having great weather. I would love to be outside!!! The Blue Hour is spectacular. Did you use a special camera setting? I am still learning with my camera and took a short class. He taught us how to "shoot the moon" but I still can't get it right… XO Cindy

  23. Shari @ turnstylevogue.com says:

    Good morning Susan!

    Your table is b.e.a.U.tiful :) Thanks again for featuring my bookshelves on Tuesday. I just linked up my tablescape. Have a great day!

    Shari

  24. Susan, I always love a alfresco dining, and your porch is one of my favorite spots. Valentine's Day lunch in beautiful sunshine or a romantic evening in the blue hour ~ you have it covered here. Such a gorgeous setting with the magnolia dishes and their pretty pink rim. Thanks for sharing and for hosting! Happy Valentine's Day! ~ Sarah

  25. I am so jealous you can eat outside! We have a coat of snow today, SPring is a long way off!
    I love your table, so pretty and feminine, perfect for a Ladies Lunch. The tree is adorable.

  26. Michael Lee West says:

    This tablescape is soft and serene and subtly romantic. It's gorgeous in full sunlight, and the mood completely changes during Blue Time. I love it! Thank you for hosting this fun event!

  27. Nancy's Notes says:

    Hi Susan! I've not been able to join in on the fun is quite a while and I'm so happy to join you today! I'm not sharing a Valentine's tablescape, not ready for that yet! I did get up early to get ready for your party! I'll be sharing a Dark Thirty tablescape! Thanks for hosting, you are the best!

    Nancy

  28. Yellow Rose Arbor says:

    Your porch tablescapes are some of my favorites! This one is so light and airy! Love the centerpiece! All very romantic!

    Thanks for hosting.

    Katherine

  29. Alycia Nichols says:

    Don't taunt me with the sunshine!!!! It has been gray and gloomy and cold here in the Kansas City, Mo. area, and I do NOT like it! I just want my sunshine back!!!! This is such a pretty, feminine table! I love the design of the centerpiece as well as the gorgeous urn that is its base. It is the perfect combination of shabby and chic! Have a great weekend, and Happy Valentine's Day to you!

  30. Glenda/MidSouth says:

    Beautiful!
    Winter came back to visit here. :(

  31. I love when you use these dishes, soft, romantic, and sweet. Putting the branches in a shabby urn is a great idea. I have manzanita branches drying to use in a tablescape but haven't been able to figure out what vase I have that is tall enough to place in the middle of a table. It is always annoying to try to peer through something to talk with your table mates. Thanks for hosting and posting. Have a lovely Valentines Day. ~CJ

  32. Style Sisters says:

    Susan everything is gorgeous!! I love how you used the sheer napkin over the floral napkin for a romantic look! So beautiful. The centerpiece ideas are fantastic! I have been wanting to use tree branches in a tablescape too…It really gets me thinking about my next tablescape! Thank you for using my napkin rings in your tablescape!! They look stunning in the photos and of course in real life hehehe. Thank you for hosting and come link up to Centerpiece Wednesday to show off your centerpieces!!

    Karin ;)

  33. Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage says:

    This table is so pretty and light filled! I love those romantic vintage plates!

  34. Gorgeous! I love ittttt!!! Fav of course is the centerpiece and also the way your wrapped the napkins. LOVE IT and the night shot…. makes me want to climb back in bed and get romantic. Well, climb back in bed anyway!

    ~Bliss~

  35. Beautiful Susan! So romantic. Adore the pink plates. The hearts are so cute hanging from the "tree". We use birch branches and hang feathers and eggs for Easter, so I get a very light and spring-y feeling looking at the centerpiece. Can´t wait to see the tutorial of the music hearts.

    First time I´ve heard about the blue hour. Interesting! I will try to capture it myself :)

    Sanna

  36. The Tablescaper says:

    Beautiful tablescape. You really captured the barren winter landscape with the soft hues of the table.

    - The Tablescaper

  37. FABBY'S LIVING says:

    The pink dishes are beautiful! I love the centerpiece Valentine's tree and by all means it's not simple, is fabulous! Happy Valentine's dear Susan and thank you for hosting and having me.
    FABBY

  38. Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest says:

    That tablescape is gorgeous! How clever to do your centerpiece like that! I love that look!

    Your music notes hearts – another talented look, love!

    GREAT find on the china whoooo hooo!

    Lovely, thank you and thank you for a wonderful link party.

  39. The Childrens Nest says:

    This is STUNNING!!!!!! Love it!

  40. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Janette, I'm sure your link will be fine…doesn't need to be a Valentine's table. Awww, thanks! ♥

  41. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Thanks, Shirley. They are really easy to make…will work on that tutorial today and get that up for tomorrow hopefully.

  42. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Pat, oh my goodness. Saying a little prayer for him now…hope he is much better! ♥

  43. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Would be cute for Easter! I was thinking of spraying the branches white for a spring or Easter table. :)

  44. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Cindy, nope, no special setting. The blue hour is just a brief little window each morning and evening. Click on the link in the post and it will take you to another post that explains all about it. That other post also has a link to a site that will tell you exactly when the blue hour occurs in your area. I love taking pics during that time…the sky is just so beautiful!

  45. So feminine and beautiful.

  46. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Thanks, Nancy! So glad you're here! :)

  47. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    CJ, that one worked better than I expected. I was surprised I didn't have to use any oasis or foam down inside. If we were dining at this table, the centerpiece would most likely be moved to the coffee table temporarily when we sat down to eat. I love a tall centerpiece…just move 'em when it's time to sit down. :)

  48. Liz@A Dish Here, A Glass There says:

    I love the idea of the branches for a Valentine tree! I have used that idea for Easter for eggs.
    I'm envious of your spring like weather, but we have had a very easy going winter so far so I guess I need to be grateful for that! Your new plates with the rose are so pretty and I love that pink banded trim. I'm afraid to be out on my deck right now you'd need a parka, boots and mittens!! Love how you did the napkins too- so soft and feminine!
    Happy Valentines Day Susan!!
    Liz

  49. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Sanna, that sounds wonderful! I toyed with the idea of attaching feathers to the tops of the hearts…to soften the whole effect. Feathers would be so cute for an Easter "tree." Great idea! Yes, you'll LOVE taking pics during the blue hour. You may need to use a tripod, although I didn't for the pics I took. Tripod does help, though. You're going to be shocked how completely dark it has to be outside before the blue hour arrives. Just go to the site mentioned in that older post I linked to, and it will tell you the time of the blue hour for your neck of the woods. Have fun!

  50. Pam~ Virginia Retro says:

    How wonderful must a day on your porch be! Love your setting, and the sweet pink vintage china is gorgeous, one of my obsessions! Your Valentine tree is wonderfully creative. So glad to join in today.

  51. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    lol I know what you mean! I just make a half a batch and that last at least 3 weeks.

  52. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    I see what you mean. It's a dramatic look…really pretty! Well, I had someone come out a couple of weeks ago to give me an estimate. I have a feeling this year is going to be the year to spend money in the front yard though…need to sod my front yard and re-landscape the front of the house. So, sadly, the library may have to wait a bit longer. One day…

  53. You have really outdone yourself with this tablescape. It's just exquisite. Somehow the way you connected your table setting with the outdoors makes it even more romantic. You are really an artist, Susan.

  54. So light and airy, soft and beautiful! How special to sit at this lovely table :)

  55. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Thanks, Fabby! Happy Valentine's Day, to you and your sweetie!

  56. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Awww, you are so generous with your kind words,, Junie. Thanks, sweet friend!

  57. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Everyone's invited! What a party we could have! :)

  58. Mid-Atlantic Martha says:

    How pretty Susan! Who would have thought that we would have a Valentine's with weather that would have us on the porch? Loving the mild (well mostly) weather. Love your pretty love tree as well.

  59. FYI check your local thrift stores for the big pretty storage containers to serve the coffee from with the spickit I have purchased two from a thrift store with in the past month and have seen four others there! Love this recipe yummy!

  60. Susan, You tables are always beautiful, but this one really touches me. So soft and romantic! I love it.

    gloria

  61. Anne Hamilton says:

    Hi Susan, I recently bought the same glasses as you have pictured holding the iced coffee. We were on holiday in Cornwall (I am from England) and saw them in a garden centre and couldn't resist them. Love your blog and check in several times a week. Thanks for all the pleasure and inspiration you give to everyone.

  62. *Gasp* You have SPRING TIME already??? In FEBRUARY?? ♫♫ Lucky-Dog, Lucky-Dog ♫♫
    I green with envy over all that sunshine, Susan!

    It is still very cold & dreary up here in Ohio. I should have turned on a side tablelamp for my candlelight shots, like you did.
    Your tablescape is just divine, Honey….very girly, feminine & sweet.

    BTW, I think the name of the china that Homer Laughlin made is "Cavalier Eggshell"

    Thank you for hosting TT again & again. Best day of the week!!

    Hugs,
    Rett

    p.s. I hate the 10 am posting time! I'm playing tennis at that time every Thurs. & can't get here till late in the day. Waaaaaa!!! :*-(

  63. Dear Susan,
    Thanks so much for hosting TT each week. I rush here every Thursday, just to dream. Your Tablescape is so lovely this week. I adore the magnolias. What a lucky find! Thanks again.

  64. Lady Whimsy says:

    That's gorgeous! You did a great job! My mother is visiting a friend in Georgia this weekend so I'm glad to hear the weather is being nice too:)

  65. Susan, this is one of my favorites from your porch.I love the sheer napkin overlay. That's just beautiful. I've never seen one like that. I also love the dishes. I saw some wonderful Laughlin ones with Japanese magnolias in the middle. It was all I could do to resist them.

    And I look forward to the tutorial on the hearts.

  66. Cottage and Broome says:

    I love your table and that pattern, I have the Homer Laughlin version of the dishes. I Also found mine at a resale shop and got many pieces for $15.00, a favorite find. Thanks for hosting again this week, Laura

  67. Seriously, can I just come over and sit on that porch. I just want to take in all of it's glory. I promise I won't bother you, but some tea and scones would be nice:-)

  68. ❁Velma ~Down Our Country Road❁ says:

    Goodness! Your screened-in porch is full of sunshine during the winter months, isn't it? Thankfully, you have those beautiful trees to shade out the hot sun during the summer, huh?
    I love the pink dishes. The 'blue hour' is certainly beautiful but also kind of eerie looking. Maybe that's where the phrase "once in a blue moon" came from?

  69. Jann Olson says:

    Oh girl you're killing me. Got nothin but brown here in Utah. Love love your cheery table.
    Hugs,
    Jann

  70. Julie @ Knot All That I Seam says:

    Wow, wow, wow!!! Gorgeous! I'm in awe. You have inspired me to do something special for my wonderful husband this year. Thank you! x J

  71. Susan, loved this post. The tablscape is lovely as always but I was especially captured by the photography and light in this post. Your new camera is great and the lovely sunlight just made everything glow. The brightness of the sun and the clarity of the pics just seemed to pop out of the computer. Thanks for sharing. Di

  72. The Decorative Dreamer says:

    Gorgeous setting! I love your charger plates and how you used the sheer napkins over your solid napkins. It all looks so light and serene with the sheers on your porch as well. Fabulous photos!

  73. Susan – thank you for allowing me to link-up to your Tablescape Thursday blog! Your table is beautiful and so inspiring. I love everything you design on your porch. My porch is not as large and I am totally jealous, but I do love spending time out there. Love those napkins!!

  74. miss flibbertigibbet says:

    Love the tablescape! So romantic and pale. The hearts are just adorable too!
    Lorraine

  75. Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions says:

    That is so pretty, Susan! I love that urn! The hearts look great ~ I like how the pink ones go with your dishes.

  76. Linda @ Home is Where My Heart is says:

    What an absolutely beautiful porch you have. I'm jealous…in a good way! Love the centerpiece as well! Thanks for sharing your talents! ~Linda

  77. sabrymagic says:

    Hello Susan …..
    I do not want to be repetitive, but come and see you is always a pleasure …..
    I follow you always ……
    I would love to make your new house porch, just sell: D
    You are a great source of inspiration for me!
    Give me a great charge ….
    Both you and another Italian blog; D
    Your creations are wonderful!
    My compliments because they deserve them :))))))
    A big hug from Italy: D
    Sabry!

  78. The tablescape is gorgeouus, good to invite all our girlfriends for a nice lunch. I love the plates. And the blue hour is just so amazing.

  79. I Love, Love, Love this !

  80. So beautiful! Well done!!!! Thanks so much for sharing and spreading the creativity and beauty – it's so inspiring!

  81. Creations By Cindy says:

    Oh my! Just beautiful! Hugs and blessings and now to pin this! Cindy

  82. Looks great, Susan. In case anyone is looking for the light pink mercury glass hearts, I found some just like them at JoAnn's Fabrics back in January.

  83. Betty's corner of the world says:

    I love it… It's beautiful and it looks like you had such fun making them ..Thanks for sharing…Bye for now ..I gotta run to Big Lots. :^)
    Hugz …Betty ♥

  84. Oh I just love it….great job !!!

    Happy Valentine's Day :)

    Kathy :)

  85. Nicely done Susan, I have my Glenwood out as well for V-Day. Have a great one with your family, Hugs, Lisa

  86. Don't know that I've ever seen your porch in February. What a new and interesting perspective. It looks so fresh and crisp. Quite lovely – all of it. Clever centerpiece.

  87. How pretty! I am totally covetous of your table! I don't believe I have ever seen pink mercury glass but they really set the mood! Looking forward to seeing the tutorial of the musical hearts. The napkins with the sheers over them are so soft and romantic. One thing I might do is paint the branch white also–perhaps even some ultrafine glitter for some extra sparkle. Plain is good too. Love the overall effect! Wish we had that lovely sunshine and weather…

  88. Susan BetweenNapsOnThePorch says:

    Thanks, Diane! So glad you linked up! ♥

  89. Beautiful—beautiful—beautiful tablescape. I adore your sweet hearts!!!!! and your gorgeous porch!!!!

  90. Thanks Susan. I did go to the site and it was very interesting to learn about the blue hour. Now I know how to prepare – I just need a lot of practice I think ;)

    Sanna

  91. absolutely beautiful! I am so enjoying all of your beautiful creations.

  92. Just gorgeous! Have a great weekend :o)
    ~Des

  93. As usual your table is exquisite! I love the dishes with the gardenias on them, especially since they are one of my favorites, I love the scent. Stemware is gorgeous and most marvelous is your centerpiece. I just made my first tablescape for Valentine's Day and I had a lot of fun. Of course, it's only my first, so I still have a long way to go to get into your league.

  94. Hi Susan!! Oh, your porch just drives me crazy! I love it!! and it "tells" me Spring will soon be here!! Thanks for all the "loveliness"!
    Pink Hugs,
    Dee

  95. charlotte says Love the table setting….. I have seen kids feather boas at the dollar stores in the past…maybe they still have some? I am sure they could be separated for your tree project! I am having a hard time posting??? Not sure what I am doing wrong, but glad this one made it.

  96. I'm new to your blog, but fell instantly in love with it! I can't wait to sit down and really take it all in. Beautiful ideas, and your home is gorgeous! By the way, the name is what really got me. Saw your post on The Lettered Cottage and was instantly sidetracked by your blog title. :) Hoping to take that exciting photography class, so I may someday have great photos worthy of showcasing on my own blog. :)

  97. citicasita says:

    Your tablescapes are to die for! I follow you on Google Friend Connect but understand that it's going out of service at the end of this month. I don't see you on Linky Followers, the new link tool. I have joined, if you decide to join when I see your icon on my widget, then I can click on to follow you back. It's all at the end of my blog at, "citicasita.blogspot.com". It is being sponsored by "It's So Very Cheri" by Cheri herself.
    Thanks for sharing…
    Diddie

  98. Dear Susan ,
    You master the Art of the tablescape and to receive such a nice words from you is really special to me .
    Thank you !
    Wishing you a lovely Valentine's Day to you and yours!

  99. Special 'K' says:

    thank you for sharing and hosting. I adore these hearts and am waiting (holding my breath) for your tutorial! Cheers SpecialK XoXo

  100. Sarah @ Modern Country Style says:

    Your Valentine's wreath is LOVELY! So romantic!!

    Thank you so much for hosting! I've linked up a couple of posts from my 30 for 30 outfits!

    Sarahx

  101. marie barnes says:

    susan, as you know i love this blog and i love the chargers that are carved and i have to have some. i think you said the were from Neiman Marcus or Frontgate, but do they have a pattern name i could do a google search and possible find some or you are going to have to sell me those. :-) they are beautiful!

    • Thanks! Unfortunately the chargers don’t have any information on the back of them, it’s just blank. I just checked a file where I had the old receipt and they were from Horchow in January 2008. All it says on the receipt is: Pierced Chargers and the item number HCOF8_H2U26. I’m sure that item number won’t be of any use now. Neiman Marcus and Horchow are owned by the same company I believe, so I always look on both sites since they carry a lot of the same things. They need to bring these chargers back because a lot of folks have asked about them. If I ever see them again anywhere, I’ll definitely let you know.

  102. Vicki Wilson says:

    I have been following your beautiful ideas ever since I started learning to use a computer (still learning I might add) I don’t have a website and put yours there (probably wrong) sorry if it is.But on your porch I was just wondering if your porch is just screened in. I have a screened porch , would love to use some of your ideas. Do you use yours all year if it is just screened in? We live in S.C. and its alittle chilly out there ! Just wondering. So sorry if I did this wrong and put your website name!! Again you do some beautiful decorating!!

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