Saturday, March 12, 2011

Bird Inspired Tablescape

With Spring around the corner, it's a perfect time to bring our the bird dishes. I adore this dishes with the sweet birds....Red, gold and green with touches of brown.
I am enjoying sitting outside on our patio listening to the sweet sounds of birds chirping.





Actually I have 2 different salad plates that goes with the bird dinner plates.  This is the first salad plate with the 2 birds. The other salad plate is just the matching flowers.


This is the dinner plate.  You can see it's the same birds with flowers.

                   Here's a close-up of the dinner plate.



Bird napkin ring...overhead shot.

Here's place card I created for this dinner.


Fresh flowers for the table. I chose red to compliment the red in
the plates. The gold dish actually matches the  tall gold
vase in the wall niche.


Our table seats 8 on an everyday occasions.  We can accommodate up to 14.


pretty gold votive with jewels.




Notice our wine butler?...a little bit of Tuscany.



I thought I would share a picture of the table legs.  They are pretty massive.


This is a mural  we had painted. I found an artist online and he 
painted this mural to my exact specifications.

I love this wall niche.  It's a great place to display art.

                                          Our chandelier




This photo shows our cabinets with a long buffet.
 I wanted something large so we have  Buffet serving parties.


Excuse a few of these photos, I forgot to put the wine glasses back.
Actually I have to watch my husband...He's got  quite a sense of humor...Sometimes he comes in and rearranges things just to see if I notice.


Here's one of our chairs.  I am so happy with these.
They are divine to sit on, even for hours.
Have a seat and relax..dinner is coming.


Thank you for visiting!  Have a great week.
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19 comments:

Lori said...

Chairs do look so comfortable. Great table, my daughter has started collecting Chirp, salad plates, by Lenox I think. So pretty.

Farah Muzaffar said...

Very pretty Linda love your table very much your mats are beautiful... different and unique...
Happy spring time
Hope you like to pay a visit to my new spring arrangement saved in a cloche
http://craftaworld.blogspot.com/
Love
Farah

Teresa@oursoutherncountryhomeandfarm said...

You never cease to amaze me Linda. Everything that you do is beautiful. I have said it before, and will say it again, I love your style/taste! Love those chairs, too. Happy Spring :)

mississippi artist said...

Beautiful bird dinnerware. Everything is so pretty. I bet those chairs are very comfortable. I love the mix of fabric and leather.

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Linda, everything in your dining room is so elegant and beautiful. But if the dining chairs are uncomfortable, no one will want to linger over a meal and enjoy the company and surroundings. Your chairs look inviting and comfortable. Plus they are gorgeous!!! Thanks for sharing your incredible room with us!

Gina said...

Beautiful tablescape! I love the bird plates. Your mural is beautiful too.

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady. Your Tablescape is so Beautiful~~ your Lenox china with the birds are so sweet !! I hope you have a Great dinner party sweet lady.
xxoo
Diane

Liz- said...

As Candice Olson says "How divine"! I adore this "dining room" of yours, it's truly a room for dining! The large buffet area makes so much sense and with all your storage in there you can have lots of great serving pieces hidden away!
Love the bird plates and the bird napkin rings! The woven mats give it a nice organic touch!
The dining table and chairs are incredible! Perfect choice for the room!

Carolyn @ Adrift on the Lake said...

Love the tablescape -- birds are such a favorite of mine! I found your link at Seasonal Sundays (The Tablescaper) and am now your newest follower!

I immediately saw the multiple myeloma tag on your blog -- MM has directly affected my life. Prayers for your cousin Debbie!

A Hint of Home said...

I love your bird plates. They are stunning. Your chairs do look comfortable and are so striking.

edianeX3 said...

Love everything, especially the bird plates. I have a "bird" thing, too!,

Debbie Moore at Slice of Pie Entertaining and Cookbooks said...

Love the china ... and the birds are busy at my house! Your table is elegant and inviting ... and I could sit in that chair for hours! Love the leather seat. Thanks for sharing.

xinex said...

Your dining room is gorgeous, Linda! I love the mural and your funriture. I also love the plates, I have them too except for the flowery salad plates. The colors are so warm and of course, the birds are so pretty....Christine

Moogie said...

Lovely!!! I'm your newest follower.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Your dining room is gorgeous and your tablescape is stunning. I love, love, love those bird plates. Fabulous. Thanks so much for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

The Tablescaper said...

Such a rich and elegant setting. Love all of the jewel tones.

Thanks for sharing with Seasonal Sundays.

- The Tablescaper

Wendi said...

The attention to detail throughout your dining room is outstanding, Linda. It's such a grand room and so well suited for a dinner party.

⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜ said...

That is just gorgeous Linda. I love everything about your dining room. What sweet plates too.

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Stunning table! Your dining furniture is very elegant, beautiful chairs and table. I'ts great when you can set 12-14 in one table...ours is like that too. I love your china and runner, the whole thing is amazing. Wonderful tablescape Linda.
XOXO
FABBY

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