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Poppies and Turquoise

I was playing around with some of my dishes....I have these blue plates with orange flowers, so I thought I would pair the two colors.  I layered Turquoise chargers with orange chargers.  I then added my blue  dinner plates with my orange and blue salad plates.  The bowls are from another set, so this is definitely mix and match. I set the blue chargers at an angle for added interest.  I then added turquoise glasses.
The table runner is a bright orange, rust color.  I am using my pretty turquoise napkins from Z Gallerie.
          Our Breakfast Room

 For more  punch, I added orange water beads plus Grasses and poppies.

 I added orange tulle to the back of the chairs just for added cuteness...is that a word? 

 I started out with this orange vase.  I love the shape of it. I bought it from Home Goods.

Sweet earth, we have this.Tread so kindly upon it.
Meant for forever.
Happy earth day and always remember, we all live here. Our one home. Together.

I couldn't resist putting in a picture of Jacob....He has orange hair, (actually red), it looks orange. with blue eyes and he  is wearing a blue shirt.
I hope you enjoy this post.  Enjoy the rest of your week!

I will be linking up with the following blogs.....

A Stroll Thru Life

Bunny Jean's Decor and More
Between Naps on the porch
Share Your cup Thursday
Wed. Night's Let's Dish
 The Style Sisters
The Tablescaper

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Hello, welcome to LifeandLinda. I am from Northern California. I enjoy blogging, Designing Blogs, Decorating, cooking, entertaining, gardening and clogging. I hope you enjoy your visit.


  1. Beautiful! I love how everything on your table pops with your gorgeous ceiling. You have a cutie pie.


  2. Orange is one of my favorite colors, and it really pops with turquoise. Happens to be the team colors of my favorite baseball team, too. Jacob is adorable and he definitely matches the color theme of this post! xo

  3. I LOVE 'cuteness' and your little Jacob has TONS of it!!

  4. What a beautiful table and I love your colors! Your centerpiece is lovely! But, that little one at the end has stolen the show.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  5. Oh little Jacob is perfect - I love his colors! My daughter is a red head too.

    You know when you think about blue and orange - it's hard for me to imagine a beautiful table scape. However when I see it - I think it is fabulous! I loved it.


  6. Beautiful tablescape. I love the colors together and the pattern is so pretty. Your centerpiece is gorgeous! I enjoyed your tablescape but the best part of this post is that adorable red head, Jacob!

    the French Hutch

  7. Fabulous color combo, Linda...lots of vibrant excitement to this tablescape! I ♥♥♥ it, but then I ♥ anything turquoise! Matches my eyes.

    That picture of Jacob is priceless...what a cutie pie!! You should frame that one. It would make anyone smile right back at him for years to come. They grow up sooo fast!

    Thanks for inviting us to enjoy your table & lovely room & grandson.


  8. forgot to say your gorgeous vase reminds me of the art glass of Dale Chihuly!! Spectacular!!

  9. Beautiful job Linda! Love these colors mixed together! Your vase turned out beautiful! Jacob is adorable- that's quite a head of beautiful red hair.

  10. It seems that orange & blue are the new green & mauve of 15 years ago. It's time for a change and orange is one of my very favorite colors. Beautiful job!! And, we have lots of red-heads in our family so they are very special to us. Your little Jacob looks like he could belong to our clan!!

  11. What a beautiful tablescape. I love those colors!

  12. Hi Linda!

    What a colorful table you have created, very festive and full of energy. Little Jacob must have been your inspiration!

    Thanks for sharing this at my party :)

    xoxo Bunny Jean
    Wednesday's Bunny Hop Party!

  13. Hmmm - do you think Jacob would mind sitting under a cloche for a centrepiece? His colouring is perfect! ~ Maureen

  14. You know the colors actually worked together. Everything looks lovely and Jacob does match. :)

    Cher Sunray Gardens

  15. Well I would have never thought of those colors together, but I love them. Your table is just so festive looking. Jacob is the perfect added touch of decoration.

  16. The dinner plates are among the prettiest I have ever seen. This is truly a stunning tablescape..WOW! I love the poppy and turquoise together. This post has made me smile!


  17. Wow, so pretty, Linda! That vase is beautiful. Love the dishes too. Jacob is ADORABLE!!!! And, is "cuteness" a word? YES!!! It is what describes YOU!!!!! XO, Pinky

  18. Linda,
    Hi! Wow I love your flower arrangement and the color combination. It makes for a very pretty table.
    I see you have Linky Follower now. I will follow you on that.

  19. Your table is beautiful! And a coordinating kiddo- I love it! :)

  20. YOur tablescape is stunning and I love the touch of orange, my favorite color. All of your china and accessories are lovely. Your little cutie totally steals the show, love that hair. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  21. These colors really do work so well together! You have a beautiful home and family!

  22. Linda: I just read your lovely comments to me at the Cottage and I just had to run right over to follow you. Thanks for stopping by and I just skimmed your garden post but was so excited to get back to you that I will go back later. Just beautiful!! And I like your tablescape and your home is gorgeous. Are we neighbors? Will catch up later..Happy Thursday..Judy

  23. Linda,
    You really choose the colours that I love. So pretty.

    Your kitchen is a haven. Very romantic. I love your touch.


  24. That little picture at the end is just too cute. It measures a 10 on the "cuteness" barometer. I'm a sucker for poppies and I love orange paired with shades of blue, so this was a table I HAD to see!!!!! That orange vase is gorgeous! I love how it's so shapely. Everything is really poppin' and works great together. Woo hoo!!!! Great job! Have a good weekend!

  25. That would be "depressed" -- this auto correct on the spelling is making me crazy!

    What I said was it would be impossible to be DEPRESSED at that table, and the adorable child does match the color scheme.

  26. Oh what fun. This color combination is great. That little Jacob is quite a cutie, too!

  27. Great color combination. Jacob is too cute!

  28. Hi Linda.
    Wow what a Gorgeous Tablescape and I love your colors! Your centerpiece is lovely!As always you did a lovely job putting this all together.
    Your sweet little Jacob has stolen my heart. Thanks so much for your comments on my French Dinning. I hope you have a wonderful weekend with your family.
    XXOO Diane

  29. Oh, this is just a wondering color combination! I would have never thought of it. Jacob is adorable!

  30. Orange and turquoise are such a great combination and that shot of the poppies in the sun is amazing! But I see you saved the best for last--what a cutie! Linda

  31. Well, the table was very nice (Liked the extra touch on the back of the chairs.), but Jacob was the BEST!

  32. Wow, this is really pretty! Love the color combo. The china is so pretty!
    Thanks so much for linking to Let's Dish! Hope you will come back, we meet every Wed at 7 sharp, NY time, to dish about our table treasures!

  33. Fabulous table Linda! Beautiful china, wow. I love all the oranges and turquoise. Your chandy is lovely too. I love it. Jacob is too adorable! Hugs,

  34. Love orange and aqua together...beautiful! Jacob is adorable, love his hair and just look at those gorgeous blue eyes.

  35. Little Jacob goes fantastically with your hot, hot, hot tablescape. The orange and blue combo is great. I pulled out a bit of poppy decor for my table and kitchen this week also. I will be sharing it next week. Thanks so much for linking this to Share Your Cup Thursday.

  36. Jacob is darling! I had a few little redheads. You notice them forever after. You've set a beautiful bright and festive table!

  37. That little Jacob is precious. I love blue and orange paired. They always look so fresh together. This is a beautiful table.

  38. I love your color theme all the way down to Jacob! Nicely done! That orange vase from HomeGoods is wonderful!

  39. I love orange - it's one of my favorite colors! Beautiful table with those gorgeous orange elements!

  40. Your children are precious and as they say priceless. I love all the mix and match china and the dinner plates in blue with the orange flowers are awesome. You did a great job by adding all the details in the color scheme! Thanks for the comments!

  41. Wow Linda, what a bright and colorful tablescape. Love the orange centerpiece and your creative side is just pouring out as you assembled this setting. Thanks for stopping by.

  42. Beautiful post! Love your colors and Jacob is adorable.

  43. Hi Linda,
    I love this tablescape! Your color combo of turquise and orange works perfectly. Also, your centerpiece is amazing!

    PS Jacob is adorable :)

    Danielle xo

  44. Great job with the blue and orange. Love little Jacob's orange hair too! Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my blog.

  45. Hi Linda.
    Im following your new Linky now.. I hope you are having a wonderful day with your family.
    Thanks so much for your sweet comments on my new Tablescape for Earth Day.
    XXOO Diane

  46. A very pretty color combination! I love the orange vase!

  47. Linda this is beautiful! I love turquoise and all pretty blues right now. So stylish.

    Sorry I have not been by here in so long. It seems I'm always on FB or Pinterest these days instead.

    Warmly, ~Melissa

  48. So rich and vibrant!!!

    Wonderful to have you be a part of Seasonal Sundays. Be sure to visit my most recent post to learn of my GIVEAWAY.

    - The Tablescaper


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