Friday, March 13, 2015

FABBY: St. Patrick's Day Table Challenge

Hello sweet friends!

How are you all my Irish friends, hope you are getting ready for St. Patty's 2015!

I am happy to join our friend Kathleen for her annual St Patty's Day challenge at her great meme, Let's Dish.

My contribution will always be using my shamrock china made and hand decorated back at our Monte Turi, Ceramic Factory.  I designed dishes while I worked with Alejandro. This pattern is from the indigenous men of Ecuador shirts to be exact and the cuffs of them always had shamrocks and I wonder why, lol...

With that said, here my tablescape to honor Ireland's St. Patrick's Day and my Irish friends.

These dishes has serving pieces, such as this 'tray of gold,' instead of a pot of gold, for some Irish luck rubbing, lol...

The sherbets has shamrocks too. These pieces were not in this year's table, but today is the green holiday, so I added these two.

The friends that follow me might remember that I had this crocheted table topper made by a lady who does them as a job; as I found it stored in a drawer half way finished by a girl who took off and moved to the USA, some ten years or more ago.

Of course, here is the dinner plate with shamrocks, perfect for the St. Patty's celebration.

Here is the salad plate with shamrocks as well.

I formed the place setting with my reticulated chargers, dinner plate, salad plate and white soup bowl for contrast.

The centerpiece is just a green plant on a decorated in green planter, under a cloche.

For after an Irish dinner, I know I love Bailey's with my coffee or even alone in cute green glasses, for St. Pat's Day.

I paired my water green goblets with my Mexican hand blown wine stems.

See you all at: LET'S DISH

Thank you my friends for the sweet and kind comments, as you always make my day!

Thanking the lovely hostesses and in this case Kathleen that pretty Irish Laddie who's hostessing this great challenge in the honor of her Irish patron, St. Patrick.


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  1. JUST gorgeous!!!! Fabby, you have the most wonderful collections of china of anyone I know. I think I am going to have to invent a holiday to see if you have china to match it! Beautiful table and job. xo Diana

  2. Wow Fabby those dishes are gorgeous! I've never seen any like them. The tablecloth is so pretty too. You always set such beautiful tables!
    Miss Bloomers

  3. Fabby:
    You've done it again - wonderful table setting! You have a real eye for design!

  4. Lovely table to celebrate the green, Fabby. You have the prettiest dishes! Happy St. Patrick's Day to you!

  5. Dearest Fabby,
    That is a very special china set with the shamrock edging!
    Saint Patrick's Day is a very nice celebration.
    Wishing you a lovely weekend and sending you hugs,

  6. Alwaus a gorgeous table, Fabby. Those dishes are so beautiful.

  7. Wonderful Fabby! I remember that crocheted tablecloth story. The dishes you designed are wonderful- love the colors in the pattern. Your green glasses stand out like little jewels! I'm not Irish but I enjoy all the festive things that come along with celebrating St. Patrick's Day! Have a great one!

  8. Fabby, wow, those glasses with the Bailey's look awful familiar, wink wink. I love those plates, especially the detail sound the edges, really pretty blue and green! Lovely table, always!

  9. Fabby those dishes are gorgeous!! Love your tablescape!

  10. I love seeing those dishes again, they are so festive! Thanks so much for joining in the St. Patrick's Blog Crawl with your pretty table. Happy Anniversary too!

  11. That cloche makes a great centerpiece. I also like how you carried the green motif around the room. Round of applause, girlfriend!! XOXO


  12. Hello Fabby Very pretty setting for St Patrick's day. Love the table cloth and the pretty dishes from your creations.Hope you are fine. Have a wonderful day. Love and hugs Sujatha:)

  13. The dishes are so beautiful against that gorgeous crocheted favorite blue/green combo!
    Have a wonderful week, Fabby.

  14. Fabby:

    So fun and festive!!!

    - Alma, The Tablescaper

  15. Very pretty! I love the tablescape with the view of the city in the background! Gorgeous!

  16. Fabby!! I've missed you!! Somehow we've missed each other for several weeks! Your dishes are GORGEOUS, and perfect for the occasion, as always! So glad to have found your post this week. Carinos para ti y tu familia! ~Zuni

  17. Whoo this is beautiful Fabby, the table-wear are lovely. Perfect for St Patrick day. Yum I love Baileys :)

    Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays, pinning :):)

  18. Hi Fabby,

    Well faith and beggorrah if you're not perfect for St. Pat's Day!

    Have a Happy Blue Monday!

  19. Fabby,
    Beautiful St. Patrick's day tablescape, dear friend!!!
    Ah~h~h the luck of the Irish be with you and yours now and forevermore!!!
    Happy Saint Patrick's day!!!

  20. Beautiful, beautiful!! Your dishes are so lovely and perfect for this celebration.

  21. A perfect table for this special Shamrock day. Love our dishes.

  22. Just beautiful dishes Fabby! Such a perfect table for St. Pat's Day! I hope you saved some Irish Cream for me?? ;-)

  23. What beautiful china! You set a beautiful table. Happy St. Patrick's Day!
    Thank you for sharing a little piece of it with us at VMG206 Brag About It!

  24. Fabby, Your Saint Patrick's Day table is fabulous. I love the shamrock plates from your factory and as always I love your reticulated white chargers. The crocheted lace tablecloth is a perfect choice for this lovely table. Have a wonderful Saint Patrick's Day..... Candy

  25. Hi Fabby, Happy St Patricks Day! Your table is perfect I would love to sit at your table, it is wonderful!!

    Stop by and share your great post.
    Have an awesome week, Karren

  26. Hi Fabby,
    Your St Patrick´s Day table is beautiful, as usual, so perfect for the day! All shamrocks and shades of green around, includung the very special dishes...
    Thanks for sharing another gorgeous tablescape.

  27. I really like your dishes, Fabby. The shamrocks around the edges just makes them so perfect for St Patrick's Day. I think I would have loved designing dishes. You have so many wonderful patterns to enjoy. Thank you for sharing and joining me for tea today.


  28. Hi Fabby! Really great table--I love all the green glasses with your china! And wow, that china! I always enjoy seeing the designs from your former pottery--and these are simply gorgeous with the shamrock border and those bright & colorful flower! Happy St. Patrick's Day to you!

  29. Happy St. Paddy's Day, Fabby! Your Irish table setting, especially the shamrock dishes, is fabulous!

  30. Oh I just love all of your dishes! Where do you keep them all? Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  31. Lovely table settings as always. :) So festive.

  32. Hi Fabby! Oh, another gorgeous table setting and just to sit and your table and look out at your view would be a treat. Now these are the sweetest little dishes. Hope you had a nice St. Patty's day!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  33. That china is just beautiful! Thanks for linking up to Wordless Wednesday! See you next week! xoxo

  34. Fabby, I don't know where I've been, but I had not seen this dishes before! I LOVE THEM!!! What a wonderful combination of blue and green. Those water glasses have a marvelous green color. Your table is gorgeous! Nice job, lassie!


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