Wednesday, July 15, 2009

My first tablescape Thursday!

So everyone’s beautiful tablescapes have inspired me so much. And even though I don’t really have a home of my own I couldn’t help myself and bought stuff for tablescapes LOL. This is my first one! It’s not like complete or anything LOL.  But I wanted to share it with you! Please join me in visiting Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday!

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Before you’re like “Allison why did you buy that ugly fish?” Just look at how it matched my tablescape! LOL

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Ta Daaaaaa!

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Dinner plate

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Salad plate

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Bowl

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Mug

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Funny thing is I found the napkins first at Marshalls and thought they were cool and bought them. I didn’t know what they were until I was at Marshalls like a month later and saw the placemats!!! Then I realized those were little nautical ropes on the napkins LOL! Do you like my tablescape? I am quite thrilled LOL. Almost everything was from Marshalls except the servers, napkin rings, and lantern. The dinnerware was in a busted box and were on clearance for 10 bucks for the set of 16 yay! All the best everyone!

43 comments:

The Vintage Vignette said...

Ally...fishies need love too! LOL. I love your tablescape and it is just perfect for the summer...so when is dinner? :)

Britt @ Sweet Sassy Molassy! said...

Very cute! Love the nautical theme!
xox
Britt
www.sweetsassymolassyblog.blogspot.com

Dana and Daisy said...

Welcome to TT! I think your fish is quite charming and I love your placemats and napkins! Good Job! Hope you participate again!

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

Hi Allison.....I think the tablescape looks great! That particular setting would be great for a summer dinner party. Very beachy!
~Patti

Dawn said...

So cute! Love the tableware with those napkins and placemats. I can almost hear the waves...
Dawn

denisemarie said...

great job, honey! All you need is a bag of shrimp primavera (our fav) and a bag of 9 min Mozarella bread from the freezer section to make a meal for you and Taylor. Don't wish to be older, just collect a little here and there and just think how much fun it'll be to get it out when you do have the home and ring and future goin'. Enjoy your freedom and youth...blessings to you! LOL

Miss Britt said...

so cute! i love the fish bottle!

Morning T said...

You did a great job! I love your dishes and your cake platters, very nice.

Debbie Moore's Slice of Pie Cookbooks said...

Very good job! Did my first one this week, too. Can't believe how much fun this is. Your table is beautiful ... love the dinnerware.

Karen said...

HEY GIRL! Welcome! Isn't it fun? And addictive!
You did great! Love the dishes and the placemats are darling.
You know, if you ever come home and those metal stands are gone, don't come looking at my house!
I hate to break this to you, but you are HOOKED! Oh my - you're going to be needing to get a place of your own quick! Why was under the impression you had one when you were in school? Duh me.
Your poor Mom. Did you inherit this "need" from her or is she like "You are doing what?"
HAGD!!!!! Karen

Lisa said...

awww you did a great job Allison and you're right the fish definitely goes with the rest of the theme. Good Job !
Lisa

Sares said...

Everything looks just beachy! Blue and white always look so crisp and fresh together. I love the dishes too, they're very charming. I guess you could set the table with these and pretend you live near the beach even if you don't! Have a wonderful day Alli!

Fifi Flowers said...

Welcome to your first tablescape... your table is delightful!

Gayla said...

Hey, what a beautiful tablescape! I love the nautical look and the cool colors for summer. I'm very proud of your first of MANY tablescapes!! Hugs.

Lorrie said...

Beautifully done and so cool and summery looking.

Lorrie

Christi @ A Southern Life said...

I love the fish! Very nice beach theme. Perfect for this time of year.

Christi

Cathy said...

Yeah Allison!!! I love it!!! I love the beachy theme...perfect for you...and me;)!!! The plates are wonderful as well as all of the accessories!!! Great job!!!

I am participating next week...I can't wait!!!

I love this post!!!

Enjoy!!!
XOXO
Cathy

Lenore said...

You did a wonderful job, especially for your 1st Tablescape Thursday!!!

Lisa said...

Oh Ally! You did a great job! I just love it! What a super summer table!
Hugs, Lisa

Tracey said...

It looks great Allison! You did such a great job!
:) Tracey

Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

Allison...this is wonderful! Those are the cutest placemats and napkins! What a deal on your beachy china...I love it! Your first tablescape and you hit a home run! I sure hope we'll be seeing more...this is awesome! Susan

Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

Oh...almost forgot...love that fish! :-)

Cheri Peoples said...

You did a great job-Love the plates.

Cheri
www.itssoverycheri.blogspot.com

Marsha's Mpressions said...

Allison, great job! I love your first tablescape. You are a natural. :)

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Allison, I think it's WONDERFUL! You did a great job, and I love the fish. He's very cute as are all the dishes and the linens! And I like how you carried your theme throughout the whole tablescape. GREAT job!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

I love it!! The fish, napkins and all, are wonderful!

Welcome to Tablescape Thursday!

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

Hi Alli, your table looks great ! It looks so fresh looking.Love those dishes too.And the fish is perfect with them.

Shelia said...

Hi Alli! Oh, Dear One! I love your tablescape and I love your new fish jar. You've done a marvelous job here and for such a young one, you have a wonderful eye for tablescaping. I'm so glad you've joined us and I do hope you'll keep this up. Your dishes are so cute and thos place mates and napkins are perfect. When you get tired of the tiered cake stand - call me! :)

Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Barb said...

That is all soooo cute!!
Great job.

Thanks for coming by to say hi.

blessings,
Barbara jean

LADY JANE'S EMPORIUM said...

Nothing fishy about this post...Simply adorable beachy chic! I love it...new to your blog...may I become a follower! Also scrolled down to enter!

Betty said...

Allison "I LOVE YOUR TABLE"!! You did a great job ... I love the colors and everything you put on it ... I even love the fish ..I would have bought it if I had seen it ..I love finding things in my own stuff that I buy but don't know what I'll do with it ..then it just happens .. It fits in perfect with something and I'm so glad I have it ... May I suggest that you could put some sea shells on your servers ... I see little bags of them at the Dollar Tree .. I think that would be a nice touch.
Hugz ...Betty

teachermomof2 said...

I love your dishes...and what a deal! Great theme!

Blessings,
Lisa

teachermomof2 said...

I love your dishes...and what a deal! Great theme!

Blessings,
Lisa

Janie's World said...

Very pretty seaside tablescape. You did a great job! I love the dishes and you did a great job with the theme.

Jeannine said...

Love the plates! My daughter would love them too. Very relaxing table.

Amanda@Imperfectly Beautiful said...

I think it is beautiful! And I actually like that fish bottle alot. Everything flows together just perfectly. I'm gonna have to check out our TJ Maxx for those cute servers...love them!

~Amanda

marty39 said...

I love it. What a gorgeous nautical theme, and the colors and dishes are just fantastic. So pretty and what a wonderful find. I really like the fish bottle, it is so unique. Very well done. I also wanted to let you know we will be having the next "Cloche Party" on Sept. 11th for the Fall season. Grab the button on my sidebar to remind you and to let your friends know. See you there. Hugs, Marty

xinex said...

Hi Alli! Your tablescape is just so beachy perfect! I even like the fish. And you got a great deal on the plates. Wow!...Christine

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Beautiful! Great job!

Katherine

Rita said...

Nice table set. Great work, gives me some ideas for the summer pool parties. Ciao

Poppedijne said...

A very sweet seasidy themed tablescape and indeed the bottle fits very well. I have exactly the same bottle in my cellar. If only I had these beautiful plates.I could make me a seaside inspired table too!

Adie said...

I love your tablescape! It is perfect! It is making me want to run out to Marshals.

Laura @ the shorehouse. said...

Well you KNOW I love me some nautical. *You've* put the chic in shore house chic here. ;-)