A Garden Party with Meissen, Deutsche Blume

Welcome to the 107th Tablescape Thursday!

Have I told you lately how much I LOVE…I mean reallllly love Tablescape Thursday? When would we ever have an opportunity to see so many beautiful collections of exquisite, delightful…sometimes even whimsical…china, crystal and flatware if you didn’t stop by and link your amazing tablescapes here each week?!

This week we are international travelers, jetting off to Switzerland for a wonderful dinner party. Isn’t Blogland awesome…and no jet lag! 🙂

Cornelia has invited us for dinner in the garden…

The roses are so beautiful in Cornelia’s gorgeous Meissen vase!

I’ll let Cornelia tell you all about the beautiful pieces she used in her garden party table setting.

“The China is by Meissen, Deutsche Blume. The breadplate is by Meissen.

“The silverplated charger plate is by Robbe and Berking.

“The cutlery is silver by Jezler. The pattern is called Orfèvre. It is hand-hammered and created in 1930 in memory of the Swiss Physicist Auguste Piccard the grandfather of Bertrand Piccard who made the first flight around the world in a balloon.

“The candle holder is silver and made by Jezler. The Tablecloth is Suisse Embroidery. Underneath is a vintage white linen Tablecloth. The napkins are matching to this tablecloth.

“The stemware is made by Baccarat/France and the pattern is called Picadilly.

The tablecloth is vintage and hand embroidered. The pattern on the tablecloth is called “Richelieu.

“The chandelier is silver made by Bruckmann Germany and the plate underneath is silver by Jezler.

“Tea and Coffeepot, sucrier, crémier and Tea, Espresso and ordinary Coffee Cups are all made by Meissen, Deutsch Blume.”

Cornelia, thank you so much for inviting us over to your beautiful home for a lovely dinner party in the garden.

Everything was just perfect! 🙂

Looking forward to viewing your beautiful tablescapes!

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  1. What a beautiful table that Cornelia set. The setting is absolutely fabulous. The house and garden are so serene. Thanks for sharing this. I especially loved the hand hammered flatware. What a treasure.
    Thanks Susan for hosting this. I had a lot of fun creating today.

  2. Chic Creations says

    Tablescapes are absolutely beautiful. I wish I had the beautiful things so I could enter. Thanks for sharing this with everyone. I love to look at them. Your blog is wonderful.

  3. Yellow Rose Arbor says

    What a beautiful outdoor setting! The china and everything is just gorgeous!


  4. Oh, my…if it weren't for you two ladies, I would NEVAH get to go to Switzerland…:))
    This is so beautiful. The table and all the setting..just perfect. Such a lovely house and gardens…
    Thanks so much for this treat.
    xo bj

  5. Pat@Back Porch Musings says

    Beautiful post, Susan!

  6. Cornelia's is beautiful as always. Love being in her garden. Delightful!

  7. What a serene and beautiful garden location for dinner! Wonderful tablecloth layering and gorgeous tea/coffee set. Wish I had been an invited guest.
    Thanks for hosting, once again, Susan.
    ~ Sue

  8. Mid-Atlantic Martha says

    Oh how delightful! You've transported us to a beautiful Swiss garden and back. How lovely this all is — the china, the setting, the flowers, the garden….how enchanting.

  9. Sherry @ No Minimalist Here says

    What a gorgeous setting in the garden. The china, stemware, silver…everything is beautiful.

  10. Chari at Happy To Design says

    Hello sweet lady…

    Ohhh my…Cornelia has done it again!!! She always set the most beautiful tables…it's always such a treat! The table linens…gorgeous!!! The china is simply divine!!! Ohhh…and I adore the tea set and fabulous tea table! It would certainly be fabulous to dine at Cornelia's outdoor dinner!!! The view is sooo beautiful!!! Ohhh…and the pink roses…the icing on the cake!!! Susan, thank you for showcasing Cornelia's fabulous table for us today! And…thank you so much for hosting TT…I always have so much fun participating, sweet friend! I hope that my note is finding you well!

    Love ya,
    Chari @Happy To Design

  11. Beautiful outdoor table setting and garden. Thanks for sharing and for hosting…

  12. Cornelia's garden is absolutely gorgeous! The table is also beautiful. Thanks for hosting this fun party!

  13. shannon i olson says

    Those dishes are beautiful what a lovely place for a dinner.

  14. WOW!!! Cornelia has some exquisite china, silver, crystal and linens. What a treat it is to see how elegantly she displays her things. Thanks for sharing.

    Hugs, Katherine S.

  15. What a lovely dinner in the garden! Thanks for another fabulous Tablescape Thursday!

  16. What a lovely dinner in the garden! Thanks for another fabulous Tablescape Thursday!

  17. Tricia@The Dull and the Dutiful says

    Simply magical! The china pattern is just gorgeous, and the lovely linens and silver set it off perfectly!

  18. laurie @ bargain hunting says

    Cornelia, thank you so much for inviting us to this elegant and beautiful dinner. The gorgeous tea set, china, silver, crystal, and linens make such an incredible setting in your beautiful garden. Susan, thank you for sharing all of this beautiful elegance with us. laurie

  19. I am totally blown away by the splendor and exquisite beauty of this garden tablescape!

    My dear Cornelia, how can I ever repay your generosity? If ever you should travel to our country, I will make every endeavor to impress you as you have impressed me.

  20. Nellie's Cozy place says

    Hi Susan,
    Cornelia did an outstanding job as always. Love that wonderful outdoor table. Just beautiful!!
    Look so elegant and inviting.
    Thanks Susan for always hosting,
    and a great host you are.
    Blessings, Nellie

  21. I think I just want to go visit or live with Cornelia. Every post from her beautiful home is a new favorite. Goodness, those tea cups alone would make any table. Love it!

    And thanks, Susan, as always for hosting this. It's really, really fun to me on both the creating end AND the viewing end. Just makes my week.

  22. Absolutely breath taking!

  23. erin rogers pickering says

    Such a beautiful setting… very ethereal and inviting. And, I am mesmerized by that table cloth! Gorgeous under all the white and glass.
    Thanks for letting us visit!!

  24. Linda (More Fun Less Laundry) says

    Susan, I agree with you about Tablescape Thursday. It is so much fun and the reason I began blogging in the first place! And I think this may be my favorite of Cornelia's table so far. The china is exquisite. Linda

  25. Good Evening, Susan! The tablescape you posted tonight is beautiful. Thought I would pass a suggestion – on Met Monday's you have been posting for us to visit the one before/after – that would be a nice suggestion to Tablescape Thursday as well. Just an idea! As always thanks for hosting!

  26. Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) says

    Great idea, Tammy…just added that to the post!

  27. Cornelia's tablescape is truly beautiful. Even if I have seen it, I enjoy seeing it again and again and again. I love the Meissen dishes and the setting is so beautiful. All the crystals and the china and linens are just the best!…Christine

  28. Happier Than a Pig in Mud says

    What a beautiful setting with fun little splashes of color, just great!

  29. This is just beautiful! The setting, the silver, linens, china, all just gorgeous!

  30. Susan (My Place to Yours) says

    Cornelia, thank you for inviting us once again to share your beautiful table! The vibrant colors of your china are especially beautiful — and of course I love the linens! Susan, thanks for taking us all on vacation!

  31. bunny, The Paris House says

    I am in love with that gorgeous tea and coffee set! I want to be her guest!!
    gorgeous gorgeous post

  32. What a lovely garden setting! I love the natural light – the whites look so bright and the crystal just sparkles!

    Thanks for hosting TT Susan! I've been enjoying the creative and delightful settings touring tablescapes!

    😀 Lynda

  33. Hi Susan,

    What a treat to be taken back to Cornelia's beautiful home for a visit! It's all absolute perfection. You and Cornelia always inspire us with wonderful ideas for gracious living.

    Thank you so much for hosting Tablescape Thursdays! It's my favorite creative outlet, and it brings together so many supportive kindred spirits.

    Hope the rest of your week goes well.

    Kindest regards,

  34. Fifi Flowers says

    What a FABuLOUS setting and table!!! oooh la la!!!

  35. Richie's 2ts Inspires says

    My first time to join after summer break!

    It was funny when I happened to browse the net & Swptember 16, 2008 your participants were 15 gorgeous ladies. Today, more on 200?

    Fabulous done, Susan. Happy TS as always.

    Enjoy the pre week-end.

    Greetings from Stockholm

  36. Purnima@a creative project says

    Very elegant and chic table decor!!!

  37. Gail @ Victorian at Heart says

    Beautiful and peaceful setting for an elegant tablescape. It makes me want to sit and relax and visit. Thank you for sharing this lovely setting.

  38. Hi Susan and Cornelia,
    what a beautiful and romantic garden, that makes the perfect background for every pretty tabelscape. You brought the Meissen set to its best. Everything is perfect and I always enjoy to see the beautiful Jezler silverware, because we dont see it in Germany so often. Thank you so much for sharing this real treasures. I hope, I can participate Tablescape-Thursday again in a few weeks.
    Greetings, Johanna

  39. ♥ Sonny ♥ says

    I love seeing outdoor table settings and the one you posted is amazing.

    Thank you for hosting this party for us , Susan..

    Happy thursday

  40. Absolutely gorgeous!!

  41. Beautiful! I think I've found a new "favorite" china pattern and of course, the setting is wonderful.

  42. Donna (Timeless Settings) says

    Just Beautiful!


  43. Oh wow, isn't this just lovely?! I adore everything in Cornelia has. I think it is such a treat to see all her beautiful things and a quick trip to her home is always fun!

    Thank you both for such a happy Tablescape Thursday.

    From Virginia

  44. How pretty!

  45. Denise Marie says

    Wow, Susan..I feel like I just ate lunch with the Queen of that country. Gorgeous china. Linking in a trip to a junk shoppe. Texas Love, DeniseMarie

  46. Cornelia,love,love,love this outdoor tablescape and wow,in Switzerland.(*_*)I am starry eyed,looking at this makes me thankful that we can travel on the world wide web,traveling to Switzerland today.,whoohoo!

  47. It is all so exquisite. The linens are just beautiful, the dishes are breath taking and the tea set is just lovely. What a wonderful setting.

  48. Everything is so beautiful! I would suffer jetlag to be there!!

  49. Hi Susan'
    It is fun to be able to join in lovely garden parties all over the world. this one is so pretty-i love the setting,the linens and the china.
    I have joined in with you today with my humble tablescape.
    Thanks for hosting,


  50. Liz - Infusewithliz.blogspot.com says

    The Meissen China is so beautiful!
    I adore the Coffee pot! The linens set the stage! Beautiful outside setting, how much fun it must have been setting it up! Hats off to you and Cornelia! Liz

  51. The Tablescaper says

    Cornelia has so many exquisite things. Somehow it looks all the more beautiful outside.

    – The Tablescaper

  52. Sue (Someone's Mom) says

    Oh, that china is gorgeous. Such a beautiful setting for a lovely table. Everything just looks perfect and so inviting.

  53. Aren't you a lucky girl to have a friend who not only invites you to dinner but charms you with such a lovely setting!

  54. Requi@Tablescaping Escapades says

    I just love jetting off to Switzerland to enjoy Cornelia's fabulous tablescapes. Her garden is so inviting. As always, she sets a beautiful table. I love the delicate curves of her china and OMG, that vase is uber gorgeous.

    All the Best,


  55. Kate Dickerson says

    Yay! I finally figured out where your comment form is (thanks to your help). I always love your settings, and have to say that the ones from Switzerland are among my favorites, since they make me feel like I'm on vacation! Is Cornelia a sister or friend? You obviously both love and appreciate beauty! Thanks so much for hosting this FUN event every week!!!!

  56. Terry @ La Bella Vie says

    Oh my dear this is stunning! I didn't do TT this week because it was a crazy week at the clinic but will soon.
    Is this a friend or relative to you? If so, you are so lucky! What a wonderful table setting! Love it!
    By the way I think you "need these" candles for your guest room or the kitty for your upstairs bonus room!
    Hugs dear girl! Terry


  57. tales from an oc cottage says

    Bravo! I love every little thing about this! Deee-licious!

    m ^..^

  58. Dining alfresco is my favorite way to enjoy a meal. I would certainly enjoy any meal set at these beautiful tables. Thanks again for sharing this international beauty! ~ Sarah

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