You’re Invited to An Un-Birthday Party, Alice in Wonderland Style

Welcome to the 92nd Tablescape Thursday!

Is today your Un-Birthday?

Alice in Wonderland Table Setting Tablescape with Dept_edited-1

Awesome! It’s mine, too! Let’s celebrate!

Alice in Wonderland Table Setting Tablescape

Here’s your place…don’t forget to eat your napkin ring!

Alice in Wonderland Table Setting Tablescape with Red Napkins

Curly flatware works for our fun tablescape. The bowls all picture Alice swimming in her tears.  That’s a lot of tears!

Alice in Wonderland Dishware Bowl_wm

Which salad plate would you like? Alice?

Alice in Wonderland Salad Plate Featuring Alice

The White Rabbit?

Alice in Wonderland Dishware Salad 1_wm

The Mad Hatter?

Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter Salad Plate

Or, the Cheshire Cat?

Alice in Wonderland Dishware Salad 2_wm

Spiral wording on our dinner plates makes me think of falling down, down, down into the rabbit hole.

Alice in Wonderland Dishware Dinner Plate_wm

Alice is negotiating with her croquet mallet,

Alice in Wonderland Mug

While the Red Queen takes her turn.

Alice in Wonderland Mugs

Please pick your favorite coaster for your cup.

Alice in Wonderland Coasters

Would you like some salt and pepper?

Alice in Wonderland Salt & Pepper Shaker

How about a big slice of Un-Birthday cake?

Dept. 56 Cake Stand and Cover in Present Design with Red Bow_wm

A very Merry Un-Birthday to You!

Thanks for stopping by for our Un-Birthday party!

Alice in Wonderland Table Setting Tablescape

Let’s have another one tomorrow!

Alice in Wonderland Table Setting Tablescape with Dept_edited-1

Chargers: Horchow, 2-3 years ago
Alice in Wonderland China: Found in Tuesday Morning, Marshalls, HomeGoods, and on eBay
Flatware: Gourmet Settings, Treble Clef, HomeGoods
Cake Server: Top from TJ Maxx, Bottom from Marshalls, 7 months ago
Napkins: Macy’s, 7 months ago
Candy Bracelet Napkin Rings: Big Lots


Looking forward to viewing your beautiful tablescapes!

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  1. Mid-Atlantic Martha says

    Oh wonderful! And another "un-Birthday" tomorrow as well! So cute Susan, I have not seen the new movie, but I understand it's wonderful — Loved the books — let's see…..I think I'll pick the white rabbit- I always feel like I'm running late — in fact…I'd best hurry or I'll be late to choir practice — A most Happy Un-Birthday to you! and me too!

  2. sharonavinger says

    Susan, that is the cutest tablescape I've seen in along while! Love the china and the napkins rings! Alice in Wonderland has always been a favorite with me!

  3. Allie and Pattie says

    Susan, this one has Allie grinning ear to ear- "Mom, we HAVE to get those dishes!" LOL Great table and would make for great conversation. Thanks so much for hosting the fun!
    xoxo pattie and allie

  4. "Get the jam! Get the jam!" Your tea party would be perfect for my sisters and me – we can all quote the Disney Alice in Wonderland verbatim. (Sad admission…) What an amazing "present" cake dome!

  5. WWOOWW!! This was the best Un-Birthday EVER!! Thank YOU!! It is just DARLING!! And that cake is just to die for!! What fun things you have set out on your table!! XXOO

  6. Sally Hamilton says

    Your tablescapes are so beautiful. I'm new to your blog but have enjoyed so much going back and viewing all the lovely tablescapes. I do have a question, though – where in the world do you store all theses lovely things? My hat's off to you! I'm trying desperately to add storage to my kitchen just because I somehow seem to always be buying dishes. My blog is and my posting this weekend will be about my little kitchen addition. I'm so excited about it. Whodda thunk that we'd get so excited about kitchen storage and work space …

  7. Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio says

    Susan, this is just the BEST tablescape! And so timely too with the new Alice coming into theaters. I love your china!

  8. Nancy's Notes says

    Susan, what a stunning tablescape! Oh and my heavens, the theme is just awesome! A UN happy Birthday to you!!


  9. How cute! Those dishes are hot items. I went to our Marshall's and they only had a tray. I like that, "your invited to your unbirthday, it's mine too!" Very cute!!
    Have a great Memorial Day weekend.

  10. How fun to find the Alice in Wonderland dishes! Love this idea for a tablescape, and it sets off your gorgeous covered cakestand splendidly!

  11. Those place settings are just darling, sugar! I think even I could have an "un-birthday" if I could use those plates.

  12. I ADORE the cake stand! Happy unbirthday– it's darling!

  13. Jessa Irene (Holiday-Haven) says

    So cute. Happy un-birthday to you too 🙂

  14. emptynester3 says

    Love the "cake" centerpiece and the candy necklace napkin rings! Such a cute "un-birthday" party (or a real children's one or even someone turning 50)

  15. How neat, makes me want to see the new movie with Johnny Depp! LUV him!

  16. The Shiny Pebble says

    The candy napkin holder idea is too cute to pass up. Ingenuous!

  17. SouthernGal says

    Susan, actually, Thursday, May 27th is my real birthday. At a certain age maybe we should celebrate un-birthdays! Great post!

    Christi @ A Southern Life

  18. Splurgie says

    I am so charmed by the salt and pepper shakers … they are too cute!

  19. Absolutely darling-just precious. I really love the china and your napkin rings. Love your back porch dining area too – it is so pretty! Thanks for sponsoring this blog party every week; I really enjoy it, Susan!

  20. A Very Merry Unbirthday to You! Adorable Table~ thanks for hosting~ 🙂


  21. Susan @ Entertain Exchange says

    Love, love the dishes! What a wonderful table!

  22. Brambleberry Cottage says

    Fun, fun, fun!!! This tablescape is adorable, Susan.

    I would love to do something like this with my granddaughter when she is a little older.

    By the way, I'm starting three new linky parties the first week of June. Please stop by for a peek.

    Happy Memorial Day (in advance)!

    Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage

  23. Jane (Frugal Fine Living) says

    How fun! I love that cake server. I remember when you bought it at Marshalls and then found the pedestal (was it at HomeGoods?)


  24. Mari @ Once Upon a Plate says

    How ADORABLE Susan! Perfectly charming ~ so bright, cheerful and FUN!

    Thank you for sharing, and also for hosting us so graciously. xo ~m

  25. Kathleen says

    Well, as long as it's an UB birthday…they don't add up right? 🙂
    Those are wonderful dishes! I love all the diff pics and sayings..
    Of course I just love that centerpiece! What a fun cheerful table, Susan!
    Now what kind of cake is under that dome…chocolate I hope!!!

  26. GrannySue says

    Oh that is SO cute and beautiful. You just outdo yourself over and over. Just lovely.

  27. Joanne Kennedy says

    How cute! I love Alice! This is a perfect table at this time as the DVD is just coming out. Wouldn't it be fun to eat here at your table then go watch the movie.


  28. The Quintessential Magpie says

    Susan, those dishes are really, really cute! I love your table. It is whimsy to a perfect T!


    Sheila 🙂

  29. The Tablescaper says

    Oh how adorable! great plates. I love how the words swirl. A very happy unbirthday to you!

    – The Tablescaper

  30. Yellow Rose Arbor says

    The AIW theme is absolutely adorable! Love the napkin rings, and the S&P are so cute!!


  31. Yvonne @ StoneGable says

    Isn't it amazing that we have the same UNbirthday! Thank you for hosting the party and TT. It is always like a party on Thursdays.
    Very clever and creative post!

  32. What a FUN table setting!! Adorable. Love it! I have fallen in love with the dishes and especially the cake server with the huge red bow. Just delightful! You should be featured in a magazine!

  33. Katie@LeBeauPaonVictorien says

    What a super fun, festive and cute table! I love the bright colors and the sweet dishes. Adorable! I love it!

  34. Everything looks so delightful…
    Love that cake cover!! ;00

    I tried about 10 times to get linked with you..just can't do it. Sorry!!
    xo bj

  35. I love your whimsical un-birthday table!

  36. laurie @ bargain hunting says

    Susan, this is just the most delightful tablescape ever! What fun! All of the dishes, the cake plate, and sugar and creamer are adorable, and the candy bracelets are genius! Love it! laurie

  37. Such a FUN and WHIMSICAL table! Love it! Toni

  38. Such fun, Susan! Your charming table brought back so many happy memories! It's a great concept and beautifully executed.

    Hope the rest of your week goes well.

    Warmest regards,

  39. Dining Delight says

    Very fun and time-appropriate 'scape related to the recent movie! The dishes are so unique and how clever of you to come up with the whole 'scape/post using them. You couldn't have purchased a better fitting centerpiece, it goes so well.
    Thanks again Susan for always hosting this fun meme!


  40. Lady Katherine says

    This is one darling Tea! Oh, I love the cake plate! The dishes are wonderful! Adore the the teapot! The cups! I just love your Alice in Wonderland Theme! Oh, now I will dream of Alice tonight! I think I will dream I am sitting on your porch with a cup of Tea in the wonderful cups! I just love your Tea Time, is it a creamer? What a great unbirthday Tea!

  41. Cabin and Cottage says

    Pretty cute table! Happy Un-Birthday! And thanks once again for hosting such a fun event! JQ

  42. illini89 says

    Wow, I love this one, especially the cake platter! These are the times that I miss living in the states even more than I usually do.
    See you next Thursday!

  43. Hi Susan, what a whimsical funny table with that pretty china. I am not so familar with Alice in Wonderland but I feel the fun at it. And if I had to choose my plate, it had to be the one with the rabbit. because I am always little late. Time goes over so quickly. Was a big fun to discover your table with all the neat details.
    Greetings, Johanna

  44. What a fun table! I love the dishes!


  45. Thanks a bunch Susan — you're a sweetheart!

    Your tablescape, as always, is perfect, and I love those dishes — they care so neat!

  46. I come by once in awhile to check out your tablescapes they are all beautiful. But I was wondering how you store so many things. Do you keep everything you use? Sell it or donate it?

  47. Cynthia@ITLLDO says

    Your dish suppy has no end!!! How amazing to be able to set such a unique table. I love it! Thank you so much for hosting this wonderful blog party. If you have a chance, stop over and check out my very first blue hour photo. It just took me by surprise!

  48. Sharon Haynie says

    Susan-thanks so much for all you do to host this wonderful site. I have a hard time waiting for Thursday! Your setting is gorgeous -as usual- and as usual I'm inspired!

  49. willoughbywhimsy says

    This is so whimsical! Not only does it bring a smile, but it puts me in a celebrating mood! You inspire me to want to host parties, maybe too many parties.:)

  50. This is my most favorite ever! LOVE it. And if I could drive I would be in a car heading straight for the stores to scoop up whatever ones of these lovelies I could. Of course, I'm stuck in bed. grrrrrrr.
    A very merry un-birthday to YOU!

  51. What a cute idea – for an 'un-Birthday' Party. I never really got into Alice in Wonderland all that much. I don't even think I saw the movie as a young girl. However, this table makes me want to be 'all' about it. Great job. Also, thanks for the give-a-way opportunity. I enjoy your blog and all the tips and ideas that you give us. It always makes me want to throw a dinner party. thanks,

  52. Just the most fun table setting I have ever seen!
    It is time for an Unbirthday!
    Loving it!

  53. Painter's Place says

    I want it all!!!! Love, love, love this!!!

  54. Kuzak's Closet says

    Your table looks amazing, how inspiring!


  55. Creative, whimsical…a perfect "10"!

  56. How fun is that? I love Alice in Wonderland. Love the cake stand.

  57. amariaf2000 says

    I love this tablescape!! It's so much fun!!!

    ~angela @ peonypatch

  58. Richie's 2ts Inspires says

    I always drool everytime I come and visit you.

    Lots of wonderful treasures.

    Happy Thursday.

  59. This tablescape was so much fun. I love the dishes and your presentation is wonderful, as always. I hope to participate more in this event but been too busy with other things lately. I have looked at a few other posts and plan to look at as many more as I possibly can. This is great!

  60. Phyllis AROUND THE HOUSE says

    Your alice in wonderland table is just to die for, so darn cute, I would have loved to have those dishes…our stores had maybe one thing at a time and never the plates…the whole set is just wonderful and of course with the great cake plate as a topper, I had to keep going back and looking at it…perfect as usual susan, you are always an inspiration….


    This is so funny! Yesteday I came home telling my girls Happy Un-Birthday to you!! They thought I was crazy!! This is by far my favorite tablescape! I absolutely LOVE it!!!

  62. Susan! How whimsical! I will take the "I'm late, I'm late!" plates, please. I am always late "for a very important date." I don't MEAN to be late for everything, but I always am… But you are NOT late with this gorgeous post. Right on time to make us all happy. I especially LOVE the matching salt and pepper shakers.
    Take care!
    Best regards,

  63. Kansas Amy says

    I just love those dishes! What an adorable tablescape!

  64. kayellen says

    What a darling setting Susan~~I love how the red touches pop off the table:)

    Love the Alice in Wonderland theme too!!

    Have a beautiful weekend!

    Kay Ellen

  65. Sue (Someone's Mom) says

    After being away for several days doing things that were sad and difficult, wouldn't you know I would pick today to try to get back to blogging. Just in time to see that china I knew I'd be jealous of. I'm so glad I didn't miss it…how cute is this? You certainly made me smile. The salt and pepper shakers…oh my gosh, love them. This was really fun…thank you.


  66. Abi's Blog says

    I love everything about the tablescape, but the cake stand is my favorite – I love collecting cake stands. Beautiful! Thanks for hosting the party – I'm not nearly as good as most of your posts, but I'm having so much fun doing the tablescapes and I love having my table pretty all the time. Thanks,Ava

  67. Pearl Maple says

    Always entertaing to visit your blog space to see what creative tabledisplays and hosting ideas everyone is sharing.

  68. Miss Merry says

    I am in love with your dishes. What a wonderful tea party! How fun.

  69. Susan, I've been eager to see what you would do with your wonderful set of Alice in Wonderland dishes. Love the table. Cute napkin rings! These dishes are just such fun. Glad you found all the pieces.
    Have a great holiday weekend! ~ Sarah

  70. Fifi Flowers says

    Oui oui oui… I painted YOUR table!!!

  71. Your table made me smile! It is so much fun and so happy looking. Great job.

  72. StressTheSeams says

    Oh my goodness! That table is AMAZING! I love your taste and am amazed by the settings you put together. And I'm so happy to know that there is someone as cool as you here in Atlanta!!! Now I'm going to have to embroider an Alice table cloth, napkin, and maybe even placemat collection. Any thoughts on color palette? 🙂

    By the way, you won an award. Drop by to check it out.

  73. Susan, I loved the tablescape, and I also wanted to tell you that I just bought the appetizer fork and spoon from the same set as yours. What I was impressed with is how heavy they are and they look great with that set now to drive back 200 miles to pick up the other sets! LOVED it!!!

  74. Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria says

    Happy Memorial Weekend my friend…Hugs and Smiles Gl♥ria

  75. Tonia of Chic Modern Vintage says

    WOW, simply a beautiful tablescape. I'm going to have to pull out the good china. Thanks for stopping by I hoped you joined in


    Susan, I feel just like White Rabbit…I'm late, I'm late, I'm late…but I finally made it, phew! It's not like me to be late to your party, I really lost track of time. Your table is so precious, I love it! Thank you for sharing and also for hosting TT.
    I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  77. What a fabulous home tour. Thanks for taking your camera along. I also enjoyed the previous one. The white baby calves that were thought to be sheep,so funny!

  78. What an enchanting and whimsical table. Such fun!!!!!!! -Brenda-

    (My 4 year old Grandson would just love those napkin rings.)

  79. Miss Janice says

    Happy Un-Birthday to you Susan. Just dropping in for a visit and to say that I hope you have a wonderful holiday weekend. I love this tablescape with the AIW dinnerware and that cake plate is precious!

  80. Stacy Rose says

    I love this! I ran out to Tuesday Morning as soon as I saw it, and was able to get 3 dinner plates and 3 bowls. I will be making some road trips to others to try to gather a set like yours. Fantastic! Thanks for sharing. 🙂

  81. Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) says

    Stacy…be sure to check on eBay, too. You may want to call around to the Tuesday Mornings. That's what I did so I'd save myself a little driving time. Hope you find some more!

  82. Phyllis Boykin says

    So adorable! I love all of your tablescapes and look forward to seeing them.

  83. I am looking to purchase Paul Cardew (3) Alice In Wonderland dinner Plates. Do you sell them, and if so what is the price?

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