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Happy Holiday Season 2016

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

FABBY: A Country Tablescape

I bought this Spanish china in beige with soft brown strokes here and there, to give the plates an old, faded look...it was called "Country Look".....since it's kind of boring, I decided to pair it with some pieces that were made at our former Ceramic Factory.  The design was the very first pattern  and shapes the Spaniards made in colonial times here in Ecuador, using the wheel, or shaping them by hand, instead of using molds, so my hubby and me made them in the same way, except with modern materials.
 The flowers and the base I chose for this country style tablescape.
 The base is hand decorated at our former ceramic factory.  The ambar glasses was my mil's present for one of my birthdays, they're 12.
 The salad bowl, the creamer and sugar bowl, they're all part of the Spanish china.
 I love this cheese dish with  lid, that has a black and white cow on top!  This beige china came with mugs instead of cups, I paired them with cup plates from the green designed china.
 The green napkin ring was made at our ex-Ceramic Factory too and it has a little bird on it.
 The canister with a lid that has a sack of coffee and a vintage silver spoon, in the "spoon rest"; we made it for instant coffee, or coco, to display it on the table on something pretty, instead of the jar from the store.  The little bowl is for marmolade.
 I little rooster in the green napkin ring...so cute! The napkins I bought new, from a hotel that close down, they wash great!
 A better view of the table setting.  The center piece has a part with a basket weave design to it.  I ut a plant when there's no flowers.
 The place mat, is in brown, Chinese, straw handwoven, forming scallops.
 The chargers are ceramic made at our past Ceramic Factory.  This is an original Spanish design from colonial times.
 The Spanish country beige dinner plate and the green and white salad plate.  The flatware is from 1975, bought in Bloomingdales, NY...very modern in those days, with an oriental look.
 The place setting, plus the beige soup bowl and rooster napkin ring.
  I  used colourful flowers bought on sale for $1,90 at the supermarket, in a beautiful center piece with a kind of basket weave and hand decorated, also made in our past Ceramic Factory.  Hope you like it.
I'm joining:
Thablescape Thursday
Vintage Thingie Thursday
Open house Thursday
Vintage Inspired Friday
Feathered Nest Friday
Flaunted Friday
Favorite Things Friday
Thanking the nice hostesses from all this great parties.  Thanking you all in advance for visiting me, I always appreciate it very much.
Love always


Pamela Gordon said...

Fabby those flowers and the vase are just beautiful as are your colourful dishes. You always set such a beautiful table! Have a great day. Pamela

Barbara F. said...

You and your husband made such beautiful ceramic pieces at your factory. I wish you still had it so I could buy things! The planter with the fresh flowers is so lovely. Love the napkin holders, you know me with the birdies! xo,

My Cozy Casita said...

Ola querida amiga Fabby, otra bonita mesa tienes tanta bonitas piesa de ceramica de tu antigua fabrica esta mesa esta muy encantadora que me encanta la bajilla espanola es preciosa tiene un acento como que es bieja esta preciosa y el cetro de flore muy bonito, en fin ciempre decoras tus tablescape muy bonitos.
crinos cuidate y bendiciones

Pat said...

Gorgeous table, Fabby. I love that cheese dish with the cow. It's wonderful!

martinealison said...

C'est toujours un grand plaisir que de parcourir votre blog. Cette toute dernière publication est sensationnelle. Une belle mise en bouche! avec cette belle vaisselle.
j'ai beaucoup aimé aussi les petits couverts avec les manches en petits légumes...
Gros bisous

xinex said...

Hi Fabby, Good move on your part combining the green dishes with the beige. They look very pretty together. And I love your centerpiece. The bowl is exquisite...Christine

Sharing Shadymont said...

Your table is gorgeous!! Lovely items!!!

Cindy said...

So pretty...just love the cow and roosters! What a collection you have!!!

Jannet said...

Love the country theme on your table, the green colors are beautiful, everthing looks lovely and inviting!! Thanks for sharing.

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Your country table is wonderful. I love your punch of color with the green and white china against the cream. Your dish with the cow on top is just too cute for words and so unique. hugs ~lynne~

Miss Merry said...

Such unique green dishes! I love the basket weave pottery that you are using for your centerpiece. An amazing table!

Marigene said...

I love all the green and white, it is beautiful. You have the most beautiful patterned dishes, Fabby.
Have a wonderful weekend.

Diann said...

Oh, so pretty! the dishes are all just gorgeous. And I love the piece that holds the coffee and spoon. It is so unique. The napkin rings are so cute. Everything looks wonderful Fabby!

Ms.Daisy said...

Beautiful china ware and table setting! Love it!


Sweetladyelaine said...

Beautiful! I love all your green dishes! Just a very inviting table. Thanks for sharing...
Blessings My Friend,

Tricia said...

So many pretty things, Fabby! I love the colors in your wonderful ceramic pieces, and those napkin rings are adorable!

Richard Cottrell said...

Love the cute roaster napkin rings. Cluck-cluck. Richard at my Old Historic House

Marlis said...

Fabby, every china you show I say is the best. I love this one too. and the pot for the flowers... well it's a work of art too. You have such beautiful things. I love how you put this table together. The spanish plates are really pretty and work so well with the colorful plates you have made. Your flowers are perfect in this setting. Great great table.
xo marlis

Step inside my home said...

Hi Fabby,
Your Spanish dinnerware pieces are lovely. The napkin rings with the little birds are so fun! You put together a gorgeous tablescape. Susie

The Summer Kitchen Girls said...

Oh how we love that cow cheese dish as well...what fun!! Bet you miss that ceramic shop...by the looks of it, there were a lot of fun things to get there!

we three dogs and me said...

Hi I love your dishes and to think they were made in your factory. I am so jealous.lol thanks for stopping by.

Sharing with Sherri said...

How colorful and whimsical, I love it!!

Have a happy day!

Debra@Common Ground said...

Hi Fabby, I just adore your beautiful beige dishes! They DO look vintage! Love your tablescape and all the other pieces you have used, thanks so much for linking up with VIF! xo Debra

Aledia said...

Your dishes are so very pretty Fabby! Everything is just lovely~ (hugs)

Donna@Conghaile Cottage said...

Oh Fabby, I LOVE,LOVE,LOVE "YOUR" dishes from YOUR studio. They are Wonderful...The colors and style are perfect! I REALLY Loved your covered cheese dish with the sweet cow AND those napkin rings. "GORGEOUS"!
Have a wonderful weeks end,
Hugs to you,

Lorraine said...

Everything is beautiful, but I especially like the rooster!

Sarah said...

Fabby, it is aways fun to see what beautiful ceramics you'll share. Your tables are full of color and special details. ~ Sarah

Dianne said...


I just love the Spanish ceramic pieces. So beautiful. Oh would I love to come and see your china closet! Dianne

Janet said...

your table looks so warm and inviting.Love the colors. Janet

Liz- said...

This all turned out so pretty! You did a great job of making the plain china look great! I love the ceramic vase you used too!

Scribbler said...

What a great mix -- you have a wonderful eye for composition.

Entertaining Women said...

I love the green, traditional colonial design charger that you made at your ceramic plant. I'm sad that I never knew about your company while your designs were commercially available. I would have been a regular collector! Thank you for sharing your beautiful design. Cherry Kay

Gloria (The Little Red House with the White Porch) said...

Beautiful tablecape! I love, most of all, the products from YOUR factory! You sure made some gorgeous things. I remember your other dishes from another post.

Sherry said...

Your dishes are beautiful! I love the old designs from the colonial Spanish times. The patterns were very pretty. Lovely table! Thanks for linking it up!

Curtains In My Tree said...

That is all so pretty and different from what i always see. most of my china is blue and white

i love the cheese dish with the cow on top

Fauziah Sukiman said...

Hi Fabby, thank you for dropping by my blog. Sorry that you couldn't follow my blog as I just fixed everything out :) You'll be able to follow me now!

I'm following you too :)

Hugs, PuteriFauziah

Shelia said...

Hi Fabby! Oh, your flowers are so beautiful and that vase! I love it. Your dishes are gorgeous - you do have the most beautiful dishes. Those little napkin rings are so cute too. You do set the most lovely tables!
Thank you so much for popping in to see me.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Betty said...

Beautiful pieces of ceramic. I love the green dishes. What a wonderful Tablescape.

Wanda Lee said...

Dear Fabby,

What a delightfully colourful array of Spanish ceramic pieces.
As always, your vignettes are so fabulous!

You've outdone yourself once again!

~ (I was out of the office, after last weeks tea's for several days, so I'm much later getting by to visit than I would have preferred);

..,Yet I must say what pure delight it was to have you partake once again with TTTT and also with my 83rd, 'Tuesday Tea For Two'!..,

Thanks so very much for joining us and we look forward to hopefully having you join us once again in a few days; it's always a pleasure!

Cheers and hugs from Wanda Lee
@ http://theplumedpen.blogspot.com
and also
@ http://silkenpurse.blogspot.com

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady. I love your Beautiful colourful dishes !!! Your Tablescapes are so lovely sweet lady. I did go to school by Bloomingdales,Jamaic L.I N.Y at PS173 A long time ago!!!!!Is this by you ?? maybe you can Email me. Thanks so much for your sweet comments on my Tablescapes ~~~I hope you have a Great Weekend.

podso said...

Fabby this is a marvelous table scape. I like the little napkin rings with the roosters! I love using cloth napkins. You did a great job here.


Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Hi Fabby! What a lovely table you have set!! Goodness the pottery you made is absolutely beautiful! I love your charming little cow too- Thank you for linking this up at FNF this week- have a wonderful weekend!

Princesa Nadie said...

Querida Fabby
Me ha encantado pasearme por tu blog, conocer a tu familia y sentarme en tus tus bonitas mesas
Conocerte ha sido un placer
Un Abrazo

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

How beautiful, Fabby! I love those dishes...especially the butter dish with the little cow...so cute! Gorgeous flowers, too! Happy weekend!...hugs...Debbie

Diann said...

Thanks for joining TTF Fabby! I love your dishes. I hope you are having a wonderful day.

Sandi (Meme) said...

Fabby, I really like those dishes - they all make such a statement! Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment on my Pink Gloves post. I so enjoy having new friends stop by and hope you will come back sometime! Have a wonderful weekend. Sandi

Love the Decor! said...

So beautiful!! Thanks for stopping in
I am following you now and I love the plate in your header photo!!

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi Fabby! I am in love with your dishes..just beautiful. Thank you for joining my Open House party.

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hello sweet lady...

What a beautiful table, Fabby! You know, I love the Spanish country china...it's a nice neutral pattern and works perfectly for pairing more colorful china with it...such as that lovely green and white china! Ohhh...that is gorgeous! My friend, I would have loved owning a china factory, although I would have to have a very large home with lots of storage for all the dishes! Hehe! Your table is gorgeous and I loved seeing some of the pieces that you and your husband's factory produced! Thank you so much for sharing it with us for the Sunday Favorites party this week!

Hope you're having a fabulous weekend, sweet friend!

Walking by Faith said...

This is such a pretty tablescape!

Thanks for sharing with So Sweet Sundays!

Poppy said...

Hi Fabby, I love how you combined the beige and green china and created a beautiful tablescape. The cute rooster napkin holders and the cow cheese plate are soooo adorable! Great post! Thanks for sharing and for leaving such a sweet comment for me. Appreciate it.Have a lovely week.~Poppy


Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

That green set is beautiful, Fabby! I love the cheese dish with the cow on the lid! Are the napkin rings a part of the set as well or was that a lucky find.

Thanks for visiting me today!

Donene said...

Love your table settings, so beautiful! Thanks for visiting and your very nice comments and yes, I feel fabulous!

Emily said...

Oh Fabby, you always leave me breathless when I view your tablescapes. Stunning! You have so many beautiful ceramics I wouldn't know where to begin, only to say I love all of them. You are very creative pulling it all together. Thanks for sharing.
Hope your day is great.

The French Hutch

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

You always set an amazing table! How cool to have had a ceramic factory! Love the centerpiece and the beautiful china, good job!!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Everything is gorgeous. Love the flowers and your pictures are gorgeous. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

Babs said...

Fabby, It just amazes me at how many sets of gorgeous china you have. I love this one in green since green is my favorite color. You decorated everything so prettily. I can't believe that flowers are so inexpensive there. Lucky you. Thanks for sharing another beautiful tablescape.
Have a great Wednesday,

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Oh those dishes are so pretty! Love the fun rooster napkin rings. The colors of your flowers brings this all together beautifully.

Denise at PinkPostcard. said...

beautiful!! thanks for sharing this at Transformations and Treasures! I'm glad you linked up :)

Pegasuslegend said...

love your fresh flowers and gorgeous [place setting! just makes me want to be invited over :) blessings to you~

JudyBug said...

Oh goodness! I was scrolling back on some of your posts and saw these dishes. Well, they are just beyond pretty. I really NEED some like these. Need is much more than just "want".

Thanks for your visit! The pitcher and the syrup pitcher aren't matches to the Petalware but I thought they were just too close to pass up! Good eye to notice those!