Thursday, March 10, 2011

Craving Color

This table scape is a prelude to St. Patty's Day with an extra splash of color.  As if I don't have enough going on this week, I just had to stop and make time to play with the dishes.  Why?  Because I thrive better under stress, good stress that is!  But mostly, because I have been craving color in my kitchen.  I like my kitchen chairs painted black. I am also enjoying the black desk that I stacked my salad plates on too.   But, I think all the black with my black place mats are really starting to get to me, that, and these grey skies too!

Sooo, I started with adding green, by pulling in a few things I used for my St. Patty's day scape I'll show you next week.  Then some blue, then some red rose colors!  Finally, some color!

I love how this turned out!


These embossed wheat plates I got from a church rummage sale last year.  The back says they are from Portugal.  They are not the green color shown here in this picture above but more the green shown in the photo below.  I always have the worst time photographing this plates color accurately.  I don't know why!

The periwinkle blue Ivy salad plate was a thrift store find.  It is from Pfaltzgraff.

Another thrift store find are the small bread plates from Cracker Barrel.  If you look closely you can see they actually have the names of apples on them.

So, I thought it appropriate to top them off with an apple, green apples for me of course!

I have had these napkins for ever and day.  I also have a matching tablecloth to these somewhere, at least I think I still do.  Hope so!

Green glasses were a Walmart, Better homes and Gardens, clearance purchase.

The Salt and Peppers are from my everyday pattern, Gibson fruit.  I've had this basket for sometime too and used to keep sugar packets in it but now just keep the salt and pepper in here.

This was a garage sale score last year!  I just love it!  I think I may keep it here on the table everyday now to add the color I have been missing.

This green votive candle holder was a summer purchase from the Old Time Pottery store.

The little green leprechaun I've had for years now!  You will see him and the green hydrangeas again next week if you come back for that setting.  I did my St. Patty's table scape weeks ago because I was so excited and inspired.  LOL!

I like how much color I am seeing from this angle.

Much better, but these black chairs...IDK!!!!

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