Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Game On Tablescapers!

I've included  a little fun at the table tonight.

Because sometimes you need a laugh to lighten things up at the end of the day.

So are we playing games or eating dinner?

How about a little bit of both!

Let's see who all were expecting.

The Marlboro men showed up and have invited a few of their friends...

...like the Queen of Diamonds...

... and the King of Hearts...

...and the Ace of Spades.  I am sure they are all going to show up.

The Joker has decided to join us in spirit only tonight, hopefully!

The table is set and ready for the games to begin.

Nope, this wasn't a trick, there will be no utensils at this table tonight.


Only a few serving pieces to be used with other dishes to be set out.


Can you guess what were having tonight?


Or what were playing?


Well it's not, "What's for Supper" that would be too easy!  It's called, "What's on the Table?"  One of our favorite games from when the kids were little. 

The first player only gets to name the first letter of something on the table and then each person takes turns guessing what it is, and continues around the table until someone gets it right.  The person who guess's correctly get to go next.

Because sometimes the King of Hearts needs to remember why he is such a great playa!

I am joining Tablescape Thursday today for a little R&R.
Hope you enjoyed the fun!
Mary


17 comments:

  1. Cute!!
    I love that huge game piece and dice (di?)
    I also think the game idea is so fun. I love to have fun with my family. This is a fun and clever table.

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  2. FUN! FUN!..love it, I was like a little kid,hanging on every word.
    Count me in!...AND! LET THE GAMES BEGIN!!
    ~Jo
    LazyonLoblolly

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  3. Mary, I love, love, love your table! It is soooooo cute! You hit a home run on this tablescape!!! Your dishes are really wonderful!

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  4. Love the detail on your table! I'm hosting a game night party ... and you've given me some neat ideas. Cute design. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. Really cute! Love the huge game piece! This was fun!!

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  6. Love your idea...I agree with Pam...it's a home run for sure!!!

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  7. Fun table Mary, I'm sure you all had a great time:@)

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  8. Cute table Mary! Creative idea!

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  9. Hey Mary, I'm back to thank you for visiting LazyonLoblolly, the birdie plates came from Crackle Barrell.
    And yes, I dampened the rims of my glasses so the candie sprinkles would stick, It was fun!
    ~Jo
    LazyonLoblolly

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  10. I just love the balck and white. What a great idea, happy gaming!!!

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  11. Love that totally hearth & home, family connection that this idea has. Also, I "heart" those toile dishes.
    CAS

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  12. I love this table and the spirit with which it was set. We used to have game nights when I was young and I loved it, those memories are so precious to me now. Families today are on the go so much that family time is often neglected.

    btw, I love that round Monopoly set, but how on earth do you get a square board in there? Ha! AND, I love Yahtze, count me in for the next time.

    Hugs

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  13. What a fun table...I love the black transferware, even own a set of them! The shot of the plate rims is my favorite. Have a great weekend!

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  14. Such a fun tablescape -- sounds like a happy dinner.

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  15. Love this whole idea...your narrative is great and your table is adorable!

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  16. What a fun tablescape! Dinner and game night ... love it! So very creative ... so glad you shared this! Becca

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